Blue's Big Car Trip


Season 5, Episode 31 (125 overall)
Monday, September 22, 2003
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Blue's Big Car Trip is the 31st episode of Blue's Clues from Season 5.

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Joe and Blue go on a trip with Carmen in her car. They learn all about important safety rules for riding in the car when Blue brings her booster seat. They also learn how to pass time in the car, since sometimes long trips can get boring. Theyalso groove to the Back Seat Boogie.


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  • This is the first episode where Sidetable Drawer is absent.
  • Carmen gave Joe a car notebook.
  • This is the only episode where Mailtime Segment is at a post office.
  • When Blue & Joe said "wait, wait, wait", it is just like the episode, Patience.
  • This was the first time Joe was on the right side at the end of the Mailtime song.
    • In this episode, the chorus for the song was sung in a lower tone followed by the instrumental version of the song on the radio. The regular version played after Joe and Blue stopped at the post office to get the male.
  • The soap salesman on the billboard where the second clue (soap) is located resembles Slippery Soap, only this soap is orange with a hat and mustache.
  • This is the last episode to involve adventures outside of Blue's neighborhood.
  • This was the second episode that doesn't take place indoors.
    • The first being Nature.
    • There was no skidoo segment.
    • Joe used the backseat instead of the thinking chair.
    • There was a different version of "We Sat on Down".
    • Orange kitten and Duck are shown at the ice cream shop if one looks closely.


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Blue's Big Car Trip

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Blue's Clues Season 5
Can You Help? | Colors Everywhere! | The Snack Chart | The Big Book About Us | Playing Store | Patience | 100th Episode Celebration | Joe's Surprise Party | I'm So Happy! | The Boat Float | Bedtime Business | Shape Searchers | Blue Goes to the Doctor | Contraptions! | A Brand New Game | A Surprise Guest | Dress Up Day |Blue's Big Band | Up, Down, All Around! | Story Wall | The Alphabet Train | Numbers Everywhere! | Blue's Predictions | Our Neighborhood Festival | Blue Takes You to School | Meet Polka Dots! | The Scavenger Hunt | Let's Write! | Magenta's Messages | Body Language | Blue's Big Car Trip | Look Carefully... | I Did That! | Animals in Our House? | Morning Music | Blue's First Holiday