|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers arrives with a small kitten which causes a bit of a distraction as he opens with Won't You Be My Neighbor. After changing his shoes, Mister Rogers explains that he found the kitten outside and believe that it belongs to Chuck Aber. A quick phone call to Mr. Aber lets him know that his kitten has been found.
Arriving quickly by way of his sister's car, Mr. Aber is reunited with his kitten before he sings and slightly altered version of Sometimes People are Good: "Sometimes kitties are good..." Showing viewers the inside of the car, Mister Rogers takes a moment to talk about seat belts, car seats, and other automobile safety. Back inside, Mister Rogers shows a film about workers installing seat belts in cars.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, new safety regulations have been put in to place after Queen Sara's recent accident -- anyone interested in climbing the newly bulit "mountain' must wear a safety belt. The belt is applied to King Friday and he is allowed to climb the mountain to have his tea. Once he reaches the summit, everyone enjoys an imaginary tea party, and King Friday declares that an opera should take place -- a mountain opera -- But no one knows where to find Reardon. Officer Clemmons then shares an operatic song before Lady Elaine arrives via helicoptor (piloted by Chuck Aber) with a sculpture of her head to top the mountain.
Back at the house, Mister Rogers reflects on some previous operas which have taken place in Make-Believe.
With Fred Rogers
Produced in association with WQED/Pittsburgh
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