|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers arrives with a wooden duck which spins as the wind blows. With no breeze in his yard, Mister Rogers remembers a time when he had the wooden duck outside on a very windy day.
Mr. McFeely stops by with a real duck on loan from his farmer friend. Mister Rogers feels that the duck is frightened and Mr. McFeely returns it to the farm.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday has had a statue of himself sculpted and expects that it will be taken to Jupiter by Lady Elaine Fairchilde.
At the Museum-Go-Round, Lady Elaine is in full space gear and her leaf mat is ready to launch. Handyman Negri hangs the King's statue from the bottom of the mat as Francois Clemmons arrives with the squawk box that Lady Elaine will use to communicate on her trip. After X the Owl shares a departing poem with Lady Elaine, the countdown begins and she successfully lifts off on her leaf mat. Through the squawk box, Francois Clemmons sings The People You Like the Most.
Back at the house, Mister Rogers visits the Brown's Marionette Theater where the Browns are unpacking from a recent performance at a school. After they unpack, the share a short performance with Mister Rogers. Sitting with one of the marionettes, Mister Rogers sings You Are Special before talking with the Browns about where Francois Clemmons might set up a music studio. They suggest that he might use their theater when they are out or possibly rent out the back part of their building.
Concluding for the day, Mister Rogers watches a film about ducks.
With Fred Rogers
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Appearing In This Episode
Mister Rogers | Mr. McFeely | King Friday XIII | Handyman Negri | Lady Elaine Fairchilde | Dr. Bill Platypus | Miss Paulificate | Elsie Jean Platypus | Francois Clemmons | X the Owl | Judy Brown | Bob Brown
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