To celebrate the 25th anniversary of “Blue’s Clues” original host Steve Burns returned with a heartfelt message for longtime fans of the show.
In a video posted to the Nick Jr Twitter account, Burns acknowledged that his departure was a pretty traumatic moment for a generation of kids.
He explained however that he went on to have great experiences and commented how far his viewers have come as well.
See the video below:
— Nick Jr. (@nickjr) September 7, 2021
Burns led “Blue’s Clues” when it first aired in 1996 and handed off hosting duties to “Joe,” portrayed by Donovan Patton, in 2002.
Patton starred until the show went off the air in 2006.
In 2019 it was rebooted as “Blue’s Clues & You!” with Josh Dela Cruz as host.
All three also appeared in a special anniversary post:
— Nick Jr. (@nickjr) September 8, 2021