|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers arrives with a few small padlocks and their keys. Taking them to the kitchen, he shows how each key opens one specific lock. He then sings A Place of My Own before showing a key to the city of Miami. He explains that when someone receives a key to a city, the key does not open anything. It is just a way for others to say "We're glad you came to our place."
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday plans to give Collette a key to the kingdom as a way to welcome her to the Neighborhood. Luckily, the Museum-Go-Round is having a special on keys which makes it easy for Lady Aberlin and Robert Troll to pick one out for Collette.
On the way back to the castle, they see that Henrietta Pussycat has secured her door fearing that Collette's key to the kingdom will open her house. Lady Aberlin, Robert Troll, and X the Owl show her that Collette's key is just a welcoming symbol and will not open her door. They assure her that no one could ever take her place.
At the castle, Collette has arrived and is invited to the K Room for a proper welcome.
Back at the house, Mister Rogers visits Bob Trow's workshop and sees the inside mehcanics of a door lock.
Produced by WQED Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in association with Small World Enterpriese, Inc. for N.E.T.
Production funds for this television visit were provided by a grant from the Sears-Roebuck Foundtation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
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