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Episode 0099

Episode 0099
Topic N/A
Air Date July 4, 1968
Songs Won't You Be My Neighbor?;
One and One are Two;
Tomorrow
Guests W.P. Barker

Mister Rogers washes dishes in the kitchen using a scrubber that he brought with him and the sample of dish detergent he received from Mr. McFeely. As he washes some glasses, he sings One and One are Two. Picture Picture shows a film about dishes being washed in a large restaurant.

Mr. Barker stops by on his way to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and shows Mister Rogers how to play the bagpipes. After Mister Rogers realizes how difficult the bagpipes can be to play, Mr. Barker demonstrates this unique instrument for him before heading off to play at the castle.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Mr. Anybody is a Scotsman with a Scottish terrier named Mac. He stops by the tree where X the Owl and Henrietta Pussycat are thankful for the stones left for them the previous day. Initially, Henrietta is afraid of Mac but quickly warms up to the friendly dog.

Inside the castle, Mr. Barker is playing the bagpipes for King Friday and Sara Saturday. After a larger group of pipers and dancers perform, Mr. Anybody also performs for the King by singing a traditional Scottish verse -- Ye Banks O' Doon.

Back at the house, Mister Rogers is talking about the importance of practice when Mac finds his way back to the house. Mister Rogers spends some time playing with the dog before Mr. Anybody returns.


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Notes

  • The dish detergent was delivered by Mr. McFeely on Episode 0096.
  • As he is washing dishes and singing, Mister Rogers drops a glass (which does not break). Without skipping a beat, he quickly comments that you should "try not to drop [the dishes" when you are washing them.
  • In Episode 1384, Mister Rogers shows some behind-the-scenes footage of the Neighborhood including a clip of Bill Barker. He and Mr. Barker exchange a unique handshake which Mister Rogers says they commonly do to greet one another. On this episode, when Mr. Barker leaves Mister Rogers' porch, they exchange a very similar handshake.

 


Episode Credits

Produced by WQED - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for National Educational Television
Neighbors: W.P. Barker, Don Francks
Film: Diana Dean, George Boyle
Musical Director: Johnny Costa
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 | Mr. Anybody | X the Owl | Henrietta Pussycat | Cornflake S. Pecially | King Friday XIII | Sara Saturday

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