|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers arrives with some wood which he has picked up at the Neighborhood lumber yard. Taking out a hammer, he drives nails of various into the pieces of wood before singing I'd Like To Be Just Like Dad. Hammering a few small pieces of wood together into a pretend boat, Mister Rogers "sails" to the kitchen where he floats the boat in the sink.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Virgil Cantini is inside the castle where he shows off several of his nail sculptures to King Friday.
Meanwhile, Lady Aberlin is sitting near the tree where she is knitting and singing I'd Like To Be Just Like My Mom. As she completes her knitting -- a sweater for Henrietta Pussycat -- Lady Aberlin knocks on Henrietta's door to present the gift. Henrietta is overcome with emotion as Lady Aberlin helps her put on the sweater. X the Owl wants a gift as well and Lady Aberlin agrees to make him a rainbow-colored scarf. X and Lady Aberlin express their appreciation for one another by singing Fine Feathered Friend.
As she walks away from the tree, Lady Aberlin encounters Donkey Hodie who rushes off as soon as he verifies that he is in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.
Back at the house, Mister Rogers wraps yard around the nails he hammered into the wood.
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