Blue Goes to the Doctor


Season 5, Episode 13 (109 overall)
Monday, September 30, 2002
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Joe goes for a Checkup

Blue Goes to the Doctor is the 13th episode of Blue's Clues from Season 5.

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Blue is going to the doctor. She isn't sick, but she is getting a checkup and so we help her gather the things she needs to get ready, including Polka Dots to hold on to in case she gets scared. We play doctor and nurse with Shovel and Pail and later join Blue for her checkup. After her checkup, Blue has a special surprise for Joe.




  • This episode marks the first appearance of Polka Dots.
  • Even though Polka-Dots didn't talk on this episode, he did talk on later episodes.
  • This is the first time Joe is a clue.
  • In the Mailtime Segment, Mailbox shows off a bandage on his flag.
    • He got a paper cut and put it on there to help the cut heal.
  • Joe refers to Polka Dots as "her" in this episode, but the viewers will later learn that Polka Dots is male.
  • In the Verizon Fios guide of this episode, Steven Burns is accidentally added to the cast.
  • When Joe and Blue head home from the doctor's, the skidoo tone was used.
  • It is also shown in the movie Imagine That, when Olivia Danielson is watching TV.


Blue's Clues Season 5
Can You Help? | Colors Everywhere! | The Snack Chart | The Big Book About Us | 100th Episode Celebration | Playing Store | Patience | 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