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You Are Special
Daniel Tiger and his friends are about to put on a show at school featuring their special talents. O the Owl is not sure what he will do in the show. Prince Wednesday is the first to perform -- sharing a silly magic trick. When O decides he wants to do a magic trick too, Teacher Harriet encourages him to be himself -- "I like you just the way you are."
Daniel takes the stage next and sings a song about his friends before he make-believes that he's a singing star performing in front of a huge crowd.
Katerina Kittycat twirls and O tries unsuccessfully to do the same. Teacher Harriet and Daniel remind him once again that they like him just the way he is. O thinks some more as Miss Elaina takes the stage for a short puppet show. O also wants to do a puppet show.
Finally, with the help of his friends, O recognizes his own special talents -- reading and finding new things. With his newfound confidence, O takes the stage where he performs a "nifty gallifty flying flip." Daniel wants to do a flip too but is reminded by O that he is special just the way he is.
Live Action Segment
The live action segment following this episode includes children playing with their parents.
Written by Becky Friedman
© 2012 The Fred Rogers Company
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