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Episode 0062

Air Date: May 14, 1968
Previous Episode: 0061
Next Episode: 0063

Mister Rogers has been to a farm visiting his friends who have a water pump and a cow. He talks about how water comes from a pump and milk comes from a cow. In the kitchen, Mister Rogers pours himself some milk and drinks it with a straw as he talks about how water travels through pipes to get into his house.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the well outside the factory is complete with pipes taking water inside. As Corney greets viewers, he sings I'm a Man Who Manufactures.

Scientist Alder stops by to test the water coming from the pump and finds that it is okay to drink. Pouring some water into a kingly glass, King Friday is offered the first water from the pump.

Back at the house, Mrs. Rubin has arrived with a variety of art projects made with straws. She and Mister Rogers work together to make artwork of their own. Mister Rogers concludes by talking about how Corney wanted nothing in return for the water he offered to King Friday -- it was simply a neighborly gesture of kindness.


Notes

Looking closely, King Friday's mark can be seen on the side of the water glass.


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Episode Credits

Produced by WQED - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for National Educational Television
Neighbors: Bud Alder, Judy Rubin
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

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