|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers arrives with a rag doll made by some friends and pretends that the doll is not feeling well. To make the doll feel better, Mister Rogers lays it on top of his piano and plays/sings I Like To Take Care of You.
Mr. McFeely arrives with materials to demonstrate how small adhesive bandages are cut from larger pieces. He and Mister Rogers then watch a film about how people make adhesive bandages. Mister Rogers applies a bandage to his rag doll and talks about how when he was young, he sometimes pretended that his toys came to life.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Prince Tuesday is looking for someone to play with but all of his friends are busy. At the suggestion of King Friday, Prince Tuesday pretends that his rag doll, Tome (pronounced "Tommy"), has come to life. As King Friday plays Everybody's Fancy on his bass violin, Tome dances as Prince Tuesday watches in amazement. Noticing a bandage on Tome's hand, Prince Tuesday learns that it is there so that Tome can "look underneath and see that [he] is all there."
Tome and Prince Tuesday dance to the Platypus mound where Tome talks with Ana Platypus about her bandage. As Dr. Bill plays his bagpipes, Tommy dances again.
Upon returning to the castle, Tome turns back into a rag doll when Lady Elaine Fairchilde refuses to believe that he is alive.
Back at the house, Mr. McFeely returns with an large music box which he demonstrates for Mister Rogers.
With Fred Rogers
Produced in association with WQED/Pittsburgh
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