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Episode 1495

Episode 1495
Topic Discipline
Air Date March 5, 1982
Songs Won't You Be My Neighbor?;
Please Don't Think It's Funny;
Sometimes People Are Good;
It's Such a Good Feeling;
The Weekend Song
Guests N/A

Mister Rogers arrives with a blanket which he has just picked up from the cleaners. Unfolding the sofa bed and using the blanket to cover it, Mister Rogers sits and talks about the feelings children have about blankets and teddy bears. He then sings Please Don't Think It's Funny and shows a film about how people make blankets.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Neighbor Aber gives the Trolley a free sample of the C.A. Blanket Company's trolley blankets. X the Owl jumps at the chance to go into business with Neighbor Aber.

Meanwhile, Lady Elaine has done a superb job in organizing Corney's factory and convincing him to manufacture only rocking chairs. Mr. McFeely delivers a plaque for Corney from the BBBB (Better Buy Business Bureau) congratulating Corney on establishing better business practices.

Back at the house, Mister Rogers sings Sometimes People are Good and relaxes on the sofa bed. After a discussion about why children are sometimes punished Mister Rogers concludes in the kitchen by demonstrating a player clarinet.


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Notes

  • As Lady Elaine discusses the changes she has made to Corney's factory, she suggests that in the future "anyone who makes a mistake will get a spanking." I had to laugh at the thought of this punishment being used in the real working world!
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Episode Credits

With Fred Rogers
Neighbors: Chuck Aber, David Newell, Fred Strother
Special thanks to: Pearce Woolen Mills
Executive Producer: Fred Rogers
Producer: Sam Newbury
Director: Paul Lally
Associate Producer: Margy Whitmer
Music Director: John Costa
Art Director: Jack Guest
Properties: Jan Pascale
Technical Supervisor: Ken Anderson
Studio Supervisor: Mark Adelsheim
Production Coordinator: John Cosgrove
Assistant Director: Wayne Morris
Technical Director: Jim Ochtun
Lighting Director: Frank Warninsky
Video: Tom Deluga
Studio Cameras: Bob Vaughn, Art Vogel
Studio Audio: Dick LaSota
Videotape: Don McCall
Floor Manager: Nick Tallo
Production Crew: Doug Coates, Kate Kearney, Jimmy Seech
Location Production: Norris Brock, Paul Dunlap, Mark Knobil, Joe Seamans, John Sutton, Tom Wholey
Carpenters: Rich Karapandi, Patsy Gianelli
Scenic Artists: Kathleen Corton, Frederika Gray, Pat Mueller, Susan O'Neill, Tom Vitolo
Production Assistants: Viki Gedrys, Lenny Meledandri
Musicians: Carl McVicker, Bob Rawsthorne
Film Editor: Michael Colonna
Post Production: TPC Communications Inc.
Videotape Editors: Chuck Aikman, Nicholas Spies
Audio Mixer: Bill Forsythe
Consultants: Albert V. Corrado M.D., Margaret B. McFarland Ph.D.

Produced in association with WQED/Pittsburgh
A production of Family Communications
© 1982 Family Communications, Inc.


Appearing In This Episode

Mister Rogers | Neighbor Aber | X the Owl | Henrietta Pussycat | The Chief of Discipline | Lady Elaine Fairchilde | Mr. McFeely | Cornflake S. Pecially

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