|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers arrives with his ventriloquist dummy, Hischer Booptrunk, which he places in the porch swing. After changing into his sweater and sneakers, Mister Rogers returns to the porch where he demonstrates how Hischer works.
Mr. McFeely stops by on his new delivery tricycle as he is on his way to deliver a walker to someone who was recently in an accident. After he and Mister Rogers demonstrate the walker, Mister Rogers goes back inside where he pretends that Hischer has fallen from the banister. This leads to a discussion about getting hurt and how it feels nice to have someone you love nearby when accidents happen. Mister Rogers then sings Please Don't Think It's Funny.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Handyman Negri is on his ladder cleaning the top of the castle when Bob Dog receives a call that there is a ball stuck in X the Owl's tree. Borrowing Handyman Negri's ladder, Bob Dog goes to the tree to help but upon finding the ball atop the tree, he slips from the ladder and falls to the ground.
After Dr. Bill is brought in for help, it is decided that Bob Dog should be taken to the hospital. On the way, King Friday finds out about the accident and bans all play in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.
Back at the house, Mister Rogers shows a takes a ride around the room on a wooden toy tractor before viewing a film about how the tractors are made. Afterwards, he talks about the importance of playing safe and then sings By Pretending.
With Fred Rogers
Produced in association with WQED/Pittsburgh
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