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Officer Clemmons / Francois Clemmons

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In the real neighborhood, Francois Clemmons is the owner and opreator of the Neighborhood dance/performance studio which is located next door to Mister Rogers' house. Francois Clemmons is married to Mrs. Clemmons.

A talented peformer in his own right, Mr. Clemmons regularly hosts artists in his studio where Mister Rogers often visits. Eventually, Mr. Clemmons' talents lead him to the opportunity of conducting the Harlem Spiritual Ensemble.[1]

Along with his responsibilities at the Neighborhood studio, Mr. Clemmons spent a great deal of time serving as Officer Clemmons -- the Neighborhood police officer from Police Station No 4.[2] When the royal waterfall was installed at the castle, Officer Clemmons where there to serve as the fountain singer.[3] Mr. Clemmons ultimately left his position with the police department in order to join the Metropolitan Opera Studio.[4]

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Mr. Clemmons primarily serves as a police officer but regularly finds time to contribute to the many Neighborhood plays and operas. He once served as a professor for the Owl Correspondence School teaching a class in Early American Owl History.[5]


Operas and Plays

Francois Clemmons' experience with the Neighborhood operas and plays is quite extensive including the following parts:


Images

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Officer Clemmons
[Episode 1086]
Francois Clemmons
[Episode 1473]
A return to the Neighborhood
[Episode 1663]
As himself in A Grandad For Daniel [Episode 1535]
In Make-Believe
[Episode 1489]
King Clemmons
[Episode 1300]
Friendly Frank
[Episode 1475]
Commodore
[Episode 1505]

Notes

  • A caricature of Officer Clemmons is seen in Episode 1068 as part of a book called Who's Coming to Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

Puppet / Costume Variations

1055 Dresses as a safari guide
1138 Dressed formally as fountain singer
1231, 1232, 1233 Wears a professor's robe
1245 Dresses as badminton player
1300 Dresses as King Clemmons for opera
1425 Dresses as a beaver
1450 Wears a white suit
1475 Dresses as Friendly Frank
1505 Wears Commodore costume

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References

  1. Episode 1635. Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
  2. Episode 1069. Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
  3. Episode 1138. Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
  4. Episode 1086. Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
  5. Episode 1231. Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

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