|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers arrives with a model windmill given to him by a young friend who is having trouble getting it to work properly. Adding new batteries to the toy, Mister Rogers is able to repair the windmill before taking viewers on a pretend trip to a real windmill in the Neighborhood.
Judy Rubin stops by with a collection of windmills made by some Neighborhood children. She and Mister Rogers work together with a variety of craft materials to make windmills of their own.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Daniel Striped Tiger and Handyman Negri talk about Donkey Hodie's old habit of biting people. They wonder if King Friday's refusal to allow Donkey Hodie to build a windmill behind the castle is a result of his fear of being bitten. Handyman Negri sings Be Brave, Be Strong as he heads to the castle to talk with the King.
Upon arriving at the castle, Handyman Negri finds King Friday walking Mimus Polyglottos in the garden. When Donkey Hodie arrives, King Friday is clearly cautious of the Neighborhood's newest resident. Donkey Hodie explains that he no longer bites people and King Friday agrees to let him build his windmill behind the castle.
Back at the house, Mister Rogers talks about growing before he sings Then Your Heart is Full of Love.
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