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Episode 1326

Episode 1326
Topic N/A
Air Date February 18, 1974
Songs Won't You Be My Neighbor?;
Children Can;
Owl Correspondence School;
It's Such a Good Feeling;
The Weekend Song
Guests None
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Drop cloths cover much of the set as Mister Rogers enters his half-painted house. Instead of changing into his usual sweater, he puts on a pair of coveralls as he mentions that he and Bob Trow have been painting all weekend. With a large portion of the walls already painted blue, Mister Rogers uses a small brush to paint around one of the front windows. As he paints, he sings Children Can and leads into a short film of children playing.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Handyman Negri has found a message for X the Owl in his paint can. The message from the Owl Correspondence School, informs X that a new lesson on counting by twos will be arriving soon.

At the Museum-Go-Round, the Make-Believe Sweethearts (Lady Elaine, Harriett Elizabeth Cow, and Lady Aberlin) have drastically improved their harmonies as they sing a few numbers including It's Such a Good Feeling.

Back at the house, Mister Rogers switches to a roller as he shows how it paints differently than a brush. After a phone call from Bob Trow, Mister Rogers visits Trow's workshop to see how he mixes paint. While he is there, Mister Rogers watches as Mr. Trow uses paint and masking tape to make a design on paper.

Returning to the house, Mister Rogers realizes he forgot the masking tape he intended to bring back with him. After calling Bob Trow to let him know he has enough tape for now, Mister Rogers does a bit more painting.


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Notes

  • A well-known transition period in the Neighorhood, this episode marks the point where the walls go from brown to blue.

Episode Credits

With Fred Rogers
Neighbors: Betty Aberlin, Joe Negri, Bob Trow
"Children Can" film by David Troster, Christpher Chapman, LTD.
Directed by Bill Moates
Music Director: John Costa

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

© 1973, 1974 Family Communications, Inc.


Appearing In This Episode

Mister Rogers | Handyman Negri | X the Owl | Lady Elaine Fairchilde | Harriett Elizabeth Cow | Lady Aberlin | Bob Trow

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