|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers arrives with a painting of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe made by a friend. Every place on the painting has a door that can be opened to show the people who live inside. He talks about different ways to tell other people about the Neighborhood of Make-Believe such as acting out the characters.
Mister Rogers mentions that Mr. McFeely may be visiting today with a friend who is a mime artist. As he waits for them to arrive, he sings One and One Are Two.
Outside, Mister Rogers meets Mr. McFeely and mime artist, Motoko. Motoko demonstrates her talents by miming various activities like eating an apple, walking, and throwing a ball. At the suggestion of Mr. McFeely, Motoko mimes a pussycat and an owl.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin talks to King Friday about the Trolley's ability to show images from the past. The Trolley shows baby pictures of Prince Tuesday, King Friday, and Lady Aberlin. At the Platypus Mound, Lady Aberlin shows Ana and Elsie Jean what the Trolley can do by revealing a pictures of each of them as babies. Movign on to the Museum-Go-Round, Lady Aberlin watches with Robert Troll and Lady Elaine as the Trolley shows pictures of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe when it was nothing but open land.
Lady Aberlin turns the Trolley upside down and it demonstrates another trick -- turning the entire Neighborhood of Make-Believe upside down! She and Robert Troll move on to the tree where they show this new trick to X the Owl and Henrietta Pussycat.
Lady Aberlin and Robert Troll are called to the castle where Mayor Maggie is wondeing why the Trolley has not come to Westwood.
Back at the house, Mister Rogers talks about how it is important to love and to be loved. Taking out some craft materials, he cuts a flap in a piece of construction paper and makes a door by taping it on top of another piece of paper. Mister Rogers concludes by singing Many Ways to Say I Love You.
With Fred Rogers
Produced in association with WQED/Pittsburgh
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