What Is Blue Trying to Do? is the nineteenth episode of Blue's Clues from Season 2. It was the thirty ninth to be produced and aired.

Characters Present


  • Question: What is Blue trying to do?
  • Clues:
    • 1. A Finished Picture of Steve and Blue
    • 2. A Pencil
    • 3. Blue
  • Answer: Write Her Name
  • Living room picture: The train at the bottom of a hill, then racing to the top of a hill, then at the top of a hill, then at the top of a hill, zoomed in a little
  • Skidoo location: Baby Bear's room


Steve and Blue teach the viewers some words of encouragement.


When trying to do something, it helps if you do not say that you cannot do it and also if you get a little encouragement. So they help some of our friends to do some things they have been trying to do. They help Slippery to blow a big bubble. They help Baby Bear find her picture and we help Steve with a puzzle he has been working on.

Blue's Clues Season 2
Steve Gets the Sniffles | What Does Blue Want to Build? | Blue's Senses | What Experiment Does Blue Want to Try? | What Does Blue Want to Make Out of Recycled Things? | What Was Blue's Dream About? | Blue's ABCs | Math! | Blue's Birthday | What Does Blue Want to Do with Her Picture? | What Does Blue Want to Do on a Rainy Day? | Blue's Surprise at Two O'Clock | The Lost Episode! | Blue's Sad Day | What Game Does Blue Want to Learn? | What Did Blue See? | Nurture! | Blue Is Frustrated | What Is Blue Trying to Do? | Mechanics!
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