He talks about leaving the show and all that’s happened since in a new video posted on the Nick Jr. Twitter feed celebrating 25 years of “Blue Clues.”
Get the tissues ready:
Burns originated the role when it first aired in 1996 and, as he notes in the video above, handed off hosting duties to “Joe,” portrayed by Donovan Patton, in 2002. Patton held the gig until the show went off the air in 2006.
The show was rebooted in 2019 as “Blue’s Clues & You!” with Josh Dela Cruz as host.
Burns has written and directed some episodes of the new series, and both he and Patton appeared in the premiere.
Nick Jr. brought all three hosts together for a series of videos celebrating the show: