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Episode 0042

Episode 0042
Topic N/A
Air Date April 16, 1968
Songs Won't You Be My Neighbor?;
Let's Be Together Today;
I Like You As You Are;
Tomorrow
Guests Bernard Goldberg

Upon his arrival, Mister Rogers invites viewers outside to the porch as he sings Won't You Be My Neighbor. While he is singing, he folds a paper airplane before sharing a book about different styles of paper airplanes.

Inside, Mister Rogers changes into his sweater as he talks about trading paper airplanes for buckeyes when he was younger. Taking a few buckeyes out of his pocket, he sings Let's Be Together Today.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Bernard Goldberg is inside the castle playing the flute for King Friday.

Back with Mister Rogers, he takes an empty bottle and uses it as a pretend flute. Lady Aberlin stops by with a small knitted scarf to be delivered to X the Owl. She borrows a pair of scissors to trim the edge of the scarf.

Returning to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Grandpere is talking with Daniel Striped Tiger about his plans to make his tower into a "trading tower" -- a place where others can exchange items for other things. Daniel gives Grandpere a chocolate bar that he might use to trade to someone else. Lady Aberlin stops by the clock on her way to see X the Owl and sings I Like You As You Are with Daniel.

At the tree, X is happy to receive the scarf from Lady Aberlin. As a token of his thanks, he gives Lady Aberlin a walnut which she takes to Grandpere and trades for a chocolate bar.

Back at the house, Mister Rogers encourages viewers to have their own trading tower at home.


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Episode Credits

Produced by WQED - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for National Educational Television
Neighbors: Betty Aberlin, Bernard Goldberg
Producer: Fred Rogers
Director: David Fu-Ying Chen
Executive Producer: Paul K. Taff

Production funds for this series were provided by a grant from The Sears-Roebuck Foundation and a children's program fund established by N.E.T. affiliated stations.

© 1968 National Educational Television and Radio Center


Appearing In This Episode

Mister Rogers | King Friday XIII | Daniel Striped Tiger | Grandpere | Lady Aberlin | X the Owl | Henrietta Pussycat

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