follow us on twitter.com/coolfacts2share for interesting factsThe show’s producers decided upon this because they wanted the animated pet to be the opposite sex of its live-action owner. Blue was initially supposed to be a kitten, but Nick Jr. was creating another television show at the time which starred a kitten. And the name Blue? Well, that came simply because the live-action actor always had to be filmed in front of a BLUE screen! Check out this interview with the show’s creators! That guy in the pic is Steve Burns, Blue’s friend from the original show. He’s got a new job now.