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|title=<center>Dora the Explorer (pilot episodes)</center>
 
|title=<center>Dora the Explorer (pilot episodes)</center>
 
|image=Dora the explorer title.png
 
|image=Dora the explorer title.png
|imagecaption=The series title card.
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|imagecaption=The series' title card.
 
|status=<span style="color:orange;">'''Partially Found'''</span>
 
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''Dora the Explorer'' was an educational children's show created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh Valdes, and Eric Weiner that ran from 2000 to 2015.<ref>[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0235917/ IMDb page.] Retrieved 12 Aug '16.</ref> It's one of the longest-running Nick Jr. shows, with over 140 aired episodes across its entire run. Additionally, there are '''two unaired pilot episodes''' that were made to sell the show, a test pilot and one referred to as "Pilot Episode" which was finished on June 12th, 1999.
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''Dora the Explorer'' is an educational children's show created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh Valdes, and Eric Weiner that ran from 2000 to 2015. It's one of the longest-running Nick Jr. shows, with over 140 aired episodes across its entire run. Additionally, there are '''two unaired pilot episodes''' that were made to sell the show, a test pilot and one referred to as "Pilot Episode" which was finished on June 12th, 1999.
  
 
Not much is known about "Pilot Episode". The plot is allegedly about Dora and Boots' journey to a giant cupcake. Many other characters from the show were also reportedly in the pilot, including Backpack, Map, Swiper, Benny, Isa, Tico, Grumpy Old Troll, Mami, and Papi.
 
Not much is known about "Pilot Episode". The plot is allegedly about Dora and Boots' journey to a giant cupcake. Many other characters from the show were also reportedly in the pilot, including Backpack, Map, Swiper, Benny, Isa, Tico, Grumpy Old Troll, Mami, and Papi.
  
Dora's final design is shown here, while Boots looks entirely different, more closely resembling the Grumpy Old Troll.
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Dora's final design is shown in the test pilot, while Boots looks entirely different, more closely resembling the Grumpy Old Troll. Benny is also named Benito in the test pilot.
  
On August 21, 2018, LMW user morphzero found a clip of the 1999 pilot from the official Funline Animation website, and uploaded the clip onto YouTube.<ref>[http://www.funlineanimation.com/dora/ Info on the two pilots.] Retrieved 21 Aug '18</ref>  
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On August 21st, 2018, Lost Media Wiki Discord member InfiniteGates found a clip of the test pilot on the official Funline Animation website. This clip appears to be of much lower quality than the other clip below, however.<ref>[http://www.funlineanimation.com/dora/ Info on the two ''Dora the Explorer'' pilots.] Retrieved 21 Aug '18</ref>  
  
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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   |description1 =Test pilot footage.
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   |description1 =Test pilot footage (no audio).
 
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   |service2    =youtube
 
   |id2          =Ib6lGZkwHxg
 
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   |description2 =Clip of the first pilot.
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   |description2 =Clip from the other test pilot.
 
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==References==
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==External Link==
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0235917/ IMDb page on ''Dora the Explorer''.] Retrieved 12 Aug '16
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Latest revision as of 02:41, 7 February 2020

Dora the explorer title.png

The series' title card.

Status: Partially Found

Dora the Explorer is an educational children's show created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh Valdes, and Eric Weiner that ran from 2000 to 2015. It's one of the longest-running Nick Jr. shows, with over 140 aired episodes across its entire run. Additionally, there are two unaired pilot episodes that were made to sell the show, a test pilot and one referred to as "Pilot Episode" which was finished on June 12th, 1999.

Not much is known about "Pilot Episode". The plot is allegedly about Dora and Boots' journey to a giant cupcake. Many other characters from the show were also reportedly in the pilot, including Backpack, Map, Swiper, Benny, Isa, Tico, Grumpy Old Troll, Mami, and Papi.

Dora's final design is shown in the test pilot, while Boots looks entirely different, more closely resembling the Grumpy Old Troll. Benny is also named Benito in the test pilot.

On August 21st, 2018, Lost Media Wiki Discord member InfiniteGates found a clip of the test pilot on the official Funline Animation website. This clip appears to be of much lower quality than the other clip below, however.[1]

Gallery

Test pilot footage (no audio).
Clip from the other test pilot.

External Link

Reference