`Blue's Clues' to Debut in Macy's 73rd Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade; Blue, Steve and All Their Friends Plan a Clue-Based Journey Down Broadway.
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Nick Jr. Celebrates with a "Blue's Clues Blue's Clues is a children's show about a dog named Blue. It features live action one on one on paper-cutout animation. The series follows a dog named Blue through her everyday life, providing small children with fun and education. The show airs on both Nick Jr. and Noggin. " Marathon
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November 15th at 9:30 a.m. (ET/PT)
In another first for the preschool property that has inspired a cultural phenomenon, "Blue's Clues" makes its debut in Macy's 73rd Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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v.intr. display of this wonderful, lovable character.
And, Blue has invited all of her friends to the parade, including the star of "Blue's Clues", Steve Burns, who will be sitting on his Thinking Chair holding his Handy Dandy Notebook on the "Blue's Clues" Mini-Float. Steve is joined by Mr. Salt, Mrs. Pepper and baby Paprika paprika: see pepper. , Mailbox A simulated mailbox in the computer that holds e-mail messages. Mailboxes are stored on disk as a file of messages, a database of messages or as an individual file for each message. The standard mailboxes are usually In, Out, Trash and Junk (Spam). , Tickety Tock, Slippery Soap and Shovel and Pail. In every episode of "Blue's Clues", Steve invites young viewers into his storybook world Storybook World is an animated series that was released on video. Many of the cartoons had a very low budget, and many of them had a bad animation quality. The opening, ( which was better animated than most of the cartoons ) showed a castle and zoomed inside the castle which showed to help him solve the day's puzzles with Blue and their friends.
In honor of Blue's debut in the parade, Nick Jr. is celebrating with a "Blue's Clues" marathon on November 15th from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (ET/PT). Included in the marathon is the premiere of the special "Thankful" episode at 9:30 a.m. (ET/PT). Viewers are invited to join Steve as he hosts a big feast to celebrate the things we're all thankful for, and play "Blue's Clues" to figure out what Blue is thankful for. Along the way, they help Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper prepare for the feast by figuring out which foods are salty, sweet and sour sweet and sour adj → agridulce . Then they skidoo skidoo
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"We changed the way kids watch TV with 'Blue's Clues', and we've taken our interactive, play-along approach to everything we do including the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade," says Brown Johnson, senior vice president of Nick Jr. "We've added clues -- a basket of leaves, a pumpkin and apples -- from our upcoming 'Thankful' episode to the float so kids will be able to play "Blue's Clues" while they watch the parade."
In each episode of "Blue's Clues", real-life host Steve invites young viewers into his computer-animated storybook world to help him and Blue, his energetic girl puppy, solve the day's puzzles. "Blue's Clues" continues to draw acclaim for its unique method of interactivity that has changed the way kids watch television. The dialogue and animation in every episode are specially timed so that Steve pauses to "wait" for the kids to answer his questions, direct his next move or discover a clue. With each new season, the series raises the bar in preschool television by exploring advanced subject matter such as geography, physics, emotions and anatomy. Future topics will include sign language, memory skills and nature.
"Blue's Clues" airs Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (ET/PT) and was created by Traci Paige Johnson, Todd Kessler and Angela C. Santomero. Kessler serves as executive producer, Santomero is co-executive producer and head writer, and Johnson is co-executive producer and director of design.
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