|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers arrives with a new plant which he adds to his aquarium before taking viewers out back to his garage/workshop. In the garage, Mister Rogers shows a variety of items such as his tool collection, a boat, plants, and even a few puppets from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. With a television and videotape equipment set up, Mister Rogers reveals a massive collection of recorded Neighborhood visits.
As Mister Rogers is about to share one of the recordings, Mr. McFeely stops by to show off his stamp collection. After looking at the stamps, they think back to one of Mr. McFeely's many visits to Mister Rogers' house and enjoy watching a video of the visit. The video clip shows a time when Mr. McFeely delivered a wooden toy to Mister Rogers. Back in the house, Mister Rogers finds some stamps which he feels that Mr. McFeely may enjoy.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin has a crystal ball given to her by Princess Margaret Witch and is attempting to see into the future. After some help from X the Owl, Lady Aberlin is able to show the Platypus family what Ana will look like when she is older and working as a children's doctor. Similarly, Lady Elaine is able to see herself in the future when she is 250 years old.
Back at the house, Mister Rogers shows a picture of himself when he was one year old. He talks about how he was not called Mister Rogers when he was a boy -- he was called Fred. As he is concluding with You're Growing, Mr. McFeely returns to pick up the stamps Mister Rogers has found.
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