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Dash is the former main host of PBS Kids. He is Dot's older brother. He was 7 years old in 1999-2008, and 9 years old in 2008-2013, up until his retirement in the Fall 2013 redesign. After the redesign, he is 14 years old.

Dash was removed from the block in Fall 2013 and his two younger siblings,[1] Del and Dee, appeared in his place.

In 2017, Dash made a cameo in a "Word of the Week" segment called "Community". He also appears with the original, younger version of Dot on some merchandise.


Dash is an intelligent, friendly, and energetic boy who loves to dance, swim and play soccer with his friends.


Dash is a green boy with short, slicked back hair with three spikes. He wears a white shirt, blue jeans, and white shoes.


  • Dash, alongside Dot, is one of the first few PBS characters to be recognized at all.
  • Dash appears in the TV ident, the ident's music was performed by young boys, but swapped with "Dot" audio for some reasons. The ident also appears on the VHS and DVD releases in that same year, basically the same as the TV broadcast, but with "kidsvideo" at the bottom.

Voiceover history

Mason Therrel was the voice of Dash, since the change in his voice, he was replaced by other child actors and male actresses, such as Regan Mizrahi and Jake Beale. He even appears on the logo in 1999, alongside Dot. In 2012, child actor Bob Schwartzman stated that he was the new voice of Dash.

Voice actors

  • Mason Therrel (2006-2007)
  • Max Marko (2008-2009)
  • Regan Mizrahi (2010)
  • Jake Beale (2011)
  • Bob Schwartzman (2012)