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Episode 1473

Episode 1473
Topic Makes an Opera
(Windstorm in Bubbleland)
Air Date May 21, 1980
Songs Won't You Be My Neighbor?;
It's Such a Good Feeling
Guests N/A

Mister Rogers arrives with a hummingbird mask and a porpoise mask -- both of which he tries on. Just as he is explaining that a person wearing a mask is still the same person inside, Francois Clemmons knocks on the door. Mister Rogers invites Mr. Clemmons to try on the porpoise mask before Mr. Clemmons sings a song.

At Brockett's Bakery, banana's are the special. Chef Brockett shares several banana treats with Mister Rogers before taking him to the back to make a few more. Taking a treat with him as he leaves, Mister Rogers places it in the refrigerator upon his return to the house.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin and Reardon are putting together costume ideas for the upcoming opera. Visiting the school at Someplace Else, Reardon and Lady Aberlin talk to the children about previous operas performed in the Neighborhood.

Back at the house, Mister Rogers talks about costumes and shows how to fold a handkerchief to look like bunny ears.


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Episode Credits

Neighbors: Betty Aberlin, Don Brockett, Jose Cisneros, Francois Clemmons, Fred Michael, Carole Muller, John Reardon, Bob Trow
Executive Producer: Fred Rogers
Produced and Directed by Hugh Martin
Associate Producer: Cathy L. Cohen
Music Director: John Costa

Produced in Association with WQED/Pittsburgh
A Production of Family Communications
© 1980 Family Communications, Inc


Appearing In This Episode

Mister Rogers | Francois Clemmons | Jose Cisneros | Chef Brockett | Lady Aberlin | Reardon | King Friday XIII | Harriett Elizabeth Cow | Ana Platypus | Daniel Striped Tiger | Prince Tuesday | Queen Sara Saturday

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