Author Topic: Chef Brockett In The Early Years.  (Read 2213 times)


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Chef Brockett In The Early Years.
« on: May 26, 2017, 02:57:31 PM »
Correct me if I'm wrong but I don't think he had people stay quiet when working and I don't think he sand that song of his.


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Re: Chef Brockett In The Early Years.
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2017, 10:57:24 AM »
He definitely did both in his very earliest appearances.   Maybe these aspects got de-emphasized for a while and then revived?


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Re: Chef Brockett In The Early Years.
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2017, 04:43:20 AM »
The "silence in my kitchen" mantra came from Fred's sons making a lot of noise and disturbing their Mom while she was preparing food in the kitchen. Fred figured that this must be a problem in many households, so he created Chef Brockett to emphasize this concept of being quiet in the kitchen. It worked. Mr. Rogers acknowledged in at least a couple episodes that parents have told him that kids stay quiet in the kitchen. In later episodes, Chef Brockett doesn't insist on silence as much, but I guess Fred figured he got the point across enough, and besides, it's still not incredibly loud in Brockett's kitchen.