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Episode 1629

Episode 1629
Topic Mouths and Feelings
Air Date November 22, 1990

Mister Rogers arrives with a tube of toothpaste which he shows before inviting viewers along on a visit to his dentist. Before leaving, Mister Rogers heads to the bathroom to brush his teeth.

At the dentist's office, Mister Rogers receives a check-up from Dr. Doug Jackson and his hygienist, Lisa Gjebre. Lisa and Dr. Jackson demonstrate various tools used for a dental check-up. Afterwards, Mister Rogers talks with a young dental patient named Joe.

Returning to the house, Mister Rogers takes out a puppet which he uses to explain that people should not bite other people.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Neighbor Aber sings It's the Style to Wear a Smile as Princess Zelda is looking for the Director of Research, Lady Aberlin. Still looking like a tiger, Lady Aberlin appears from behind the tree but goes unrecognized by Neighbor Aber and Princess Zelda. At the castle, Queen Sara reveals that Lady Aberlin will be gone for a "limited period of time."

Back at the house, Mister Rogers sings It's the Style to Wear a Smile and talks about the best feelings are the ones that come naturally.


Notes

  • This episode has a feel to it very similar to that of Episode 1416 when Mister Rogers made a visit to his dentist fifteen years earlier.
  • A promotional photo from this week's episodes features Mister Rogers' trip to the dentist.


Appearing In This Episode


Guests

  • Carol Mrazik
  • Deb Studen D.M.D.
  • Doug Jackson D.M.D.
  • Joe Dages
  • Lisa Gjebre R.D.H.
  • Rebecca Ranich

Songs


Screenshots

     

Episode Credits

With Fred Rogers
Neighbors: Chuck Aber, Betty Aberlin, Joe Dages, Lisa Gjebre R.D.H., Doug Jackson D.M.D., Lenny Meledandri, Carol Mrazik, Zelda Pulliam, Rebecca Ranich, Deb Studen D.M.D.
Special Thanks To: University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Dennis Ranalli D.D.S., Margaret Elliot D.D.S., Unifirst Corporation
Executive Producer: Fred Rogers
Producer: Margaret Whitmer
Director: Bob Walsh
Associate Producer: Adrienne Wehr
Music Director: John Costa

Produced in association with WQED/Pittsburgh
A production of Family Communications
©1990 Family Communications, Inc.

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