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THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers

Episode 1226

Episode 1226
Topic N/A
Air Date April 3, 1972
Songs Won't You Be My Neighbor?;
I'm Interested In Things;
It's Such a Good Feeling;
The Weekend Song
Guests None

Mister Rogers arrives with a rain coat and mentions there had been some fog outside. After explaining that fog is like a cloud that is close to the ground, he shares a film about a foggy day. He mentions that he has always been curious about many topics and sings I'm Interested in Things.

The fog has lifted and Mister Rogers visits Bob Trow's workshop where Mr. Trow has been working on a tandem bicycle. After he fills the tires with air, Mr. Trow remembers a time that he was joined for a tandem bike ride by Audrey from Audrey Cleans Everything. Mister Rogers then watches as Mr. Trow puts on a variety of hats and pretends that he is in an old-fashioned silent movie. He returns to his house where the fog is starting to roll back in.

It is a foggy day in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and Bob Dog, riding a bicycle, crashes into the tree. On his way to take a special stone from the Museum-Go-Round to King Friday, Bob Dog becomes upset when he finds that he has lost the stone in the fog. Miss Paulificate is startled when she runs into Bob Dog in the thick fog. Lady Elaine uses her boomerang to lift the fog and Lady Aberlin is able to help Bob Dog find the stone.

Back at the house, Mister Rogers explains that magic is not real and cannot make things happen. A phone call informs Mister Rogers that Astronaut Al Worden will be visiting on Wednesday.


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Notes

  • At Bob Trow's workshop, Mister Rogers sees the tandem bicycle and says to Mr. Trow, "You certainly learned to ride quickly...and now you have yourself a bike with two seats on it." This is in reference to Episode 1200 when Bob Trow learned to ride a bicycle.
  • Twice in Make-Believe, King Friday calls Bob Dog to the castle. Both times, his voice is heard but he is not seen on camera.
  • As Mister Rogers talks about magic, Wishes Don't Make Things Come True plays in the background.

Episode Credits

With Fred Rogers
Neighbors: Betty Aberlin, Audrey Roth, Bob Trow
Film: Christopher Chapman
Music Director: John Costa
Directed by Bob Walsh

Produced by Family Communications, Inc. in association with WQED, Pittsburgh
The people who gave the money to make this television visit are the people of The Sears Roebuck Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

© 1972 Family Communications, Inc.


Appearing In This Episode

Mister Rogers | Bob Trow | Audrey Roth | Bob Dog | X the Owl | Lady Aberlin | Lady Elaine Fairchilde | King Friday XIII (voice only) | Miss Paulificate

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