|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers arrives with a painting of a blue tree and tells the story of his friend who painted it. When Mister Rogers' friend was young, he was criticized by an adult for making a blue tree; but he later learned that artists can use any shapes and colors they want. Using Picture-Picture, Mister Rogers shares a variety of famous paintings.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin is working to remove the play clay from the royal portraits. Lady Elaine refuses to help and confesses that she is tired of seeing portraits of the King.
At the clock, Daniel is hesitant to show his portrait of King Friday to Robert Troll because he things he did it in the wrong color. Robert Troll assures him that in art there is no wrong color and shares that Queen Sara has asked him to do something special for Lady Elaine. Recognizing Lady Elaine's jealously of King Friday, Queen Sara requested that Robert Troll create a portrait of Lady Elaine.
Robert Troll returns to the castle with Daniel's portrait which meets the approval of King Friday. At the request of King Friday and Queen Sara, Lady Elaine is presented with her portrait and realizes that everyone cares about her afterall. Regretting her actions, she removes the play clay from all of the portraits of King Friday.
Back at the house, Mister Rogers sits at the bench to read Spot's Baby Sister, a book by Eric Hill. Mister Rogers invites viewers along as he visits Mr. Hill's studio. Mr. Hill talks about the process of creating one of his books and demonstrates how he draws and paints his characters.
With Fred Rogers
Produced in association with WQED/Pittsburgh
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