|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers arrives with an apple peeler which he takes to the kitchen to demonstrate. Attaching the peeler to the table, he shows how the apple peel comes off in one long piece. Mister Rogers sings I Like to Take My Time after mentioning that he will use the apples later to make apple sauce.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Corney is waiting on the delivery of his new lathe as Nurse Miller stops by on her way to check on X the Owl. At the tree, X's wing is on the mend after having been hit with a ball.
Back at the factory, Mr. McFeely delivers Corney's lathe which Corney insists be set up and plugged in without reading the directions. As they turn it on, Corney's finger is pinched in the new machine. Still nearby, Nurse Miller returns to the factory to check on Corney who is embarrassed to be crying. She helps Corney realize that it is okay for a man to cry when he is hurt.
Back at the house, talks about crying before he visits Bob Trow's workshop where Mr. Trow is using a real lathe to make new pieces for a broken chair. Returning to the house, Mister Rogers peels another apple and talks about how children are not allowed to use dangerous tools. He concludes by singing, You Are Special.
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
© 1971 National Educational Television and Radio Center
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