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Episode 1181

Episode 1181
Topic N/A
Air Date April 26, 1971
Songs Won't You Be My Neighbor?;
I'm Interested in Things;
It's Such a Good Feeling;
I Like to Be Told;
Tomorrow
Guests None

Mister Rogers arrives with a package which he received on behalf of Francois Clemmons. As he looks at the various labels on the package and wonders what is inside, he sings I'm Interested in Things.

Francois Clemmons arrives and opens the package which contains his policeman uniform from his days as Officer Clemmons. He shares that he will be wearing the uniform as he teaches an upcoming driving course and asks to borrow Mister Rogers' traffic light. Before leaving, Mr. Clemmons sings It's Such a Good Feeling.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Daniel has been asked by Edgar Cooke to wait at the castle for a grocery delivery from Mr. McFeely. Officer Clemmons comes by and asks Daniel if he would like to join some friends who are playing. Although he wants to play, Daniel remembers his responsibility and tells Officer Clemmons that he will have to play another time.

Moments later, King Friday insists that Daniel go on a "royal errand" which leaves no one at the castle when Mr. McFeely attempts to make his delivery. Leaving a note behind, Mr. McFeely is unable to deliver the groceries. Officer Clemmons is able to find Mr. McFeely and the groceries as King Friday apologizes to Daniel for not being a better listener.

Back at the house, Mister Rogers cleans the inside of the traffic light as he sings I Like to Be Told.


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Notes

  • The zip code shown on the package for Francois Clemmos is 15213 -- the zip code for Pittsburgh, PA.
  • As he sings It's Such a Good Feeling, Francois Clemmons slightly flubs one line but moves on without hesitation as Mister Rogers joins him in singing the rest of the song.

Episode Credits

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

Created by Fred Rogers
Produced and directed by Sam Silberman
Music Director: John Costa
Neighbors: Francois Clemmons, David Newell

Production funds for this television visit were provided by a grant from the Sears-Roebuck Foundtation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

© 1971 National Educational Television and Radio Center


Appearing In This Episode

Mister Rogers | Francois Clemmons | Edgar Cooke | Daniel Striped Tiger | King Friday XIII | Mr. McFeely | Queen Sara Saturday

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