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Episode 1044

Episode 1044
Topic N/A
Air Date April 10, 1969
Songs Won't You Be My Neighbor?;
Children Can;
I Like You As You Are;
Tomorrow
Guests None

Mister Rogers arrives with a ruler and remembers the carpenter's rule that he once brought with him. Taking out the carpenter's rule, he shapes it into a triangle before watching a short animated film showing a measuring rule taking on different forms.

Taking the ruler outside, Mister Rogers measures his new step and finds that it is eight inches high. Officer Clemmons stops by on his way to deliver a building permit to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Mister Rogers mentions that the new step would be a good size for a child to sit on and Officer Clemmons sings Children Can.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Daniel Striped Tiger is taking care of his clock's works when Officer Clemmons stops by with the building permit -- although he is unsure who has requested the permit. Daniel shares that a good make-believe clock does not need any hand as long as it has someone good to take care of it. After demonstrating her costume changer, Lady Aberlin shares that the building is being done at Someplace Else.

At Someplace Else, plans are being made for a community center -- a place where people can play and make noise without disturbing King Friday XIII. With the permit secured, the work on the community center begins.

Back at the house, Mister Rogers writes a message on a paper towel -- "I like you" -- before he sings I Like You as You Are. He talks about how grown-ups sometimes do not like a lot of noise so it is necessary for young people to go someplace else to play.


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Notes

  • The carpenter's rule and the animated film are also seen in Episode 1011.
  • It is mentioned that Daniel Striped Tiger lives as far west as can be seen in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Episode Credits

Produced by WQED Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in association with Small World Enterprises, Inc. for N.E.T.

Created and Produced by Fred Rogers
Directed by David Fu-Ying Chen
Musical Director: Johnny Costa
Neighbors: Betty Aberlin, W.P. Barker, Francois Clemmons, Bob Trow
Films: Diana Dean, George Boyle
Executive Producer: Paul K. Taff

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

© 1969 National Educational Television and Radio Center


Appearing In This Episode

Mister Rogers | Officer Clemmons | Daniel Striped Tiger | Lady Aberlin | Lady Elaine Fairchilde | Dr. Bill Platypus | Robert Troll | Donkey Hodie

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