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Episode 1679

Episode 1679
Topic Going Away & Coming Back
Air Date September 1, 1994

Mister Rogers arrives with a piece of black pipe which he uses on the floor as a tunnel for a toy car and a small car. He sings Did You Know before Mr. McFeely arrives with a surprise video of the Speedy Delivery car being taken through a car wash. After watching the video, Mister Rogers takes the pipe to the backyard where a water table is set up in place of the sand table.

Having just returned from a trip, Maggie Stewart stops by to give Mister Rogers an orange. She sings and signs Everything Grows Together.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Cousin Mary Owl reads the scrap of paper she found to King Friday confirming that a secret tunnel once existed in the Neighborhood -- "Once upon a time, there was a secret tunnel in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, but…"

Lady Aberlin finds a similar scrap of paper in the castle's P Room. This one reads "...that tunnel got covered up by some..."

At the Museum-Go-Round, Mayor Maggie gives Lady Elaine an old book about oranges for the museum. Inside the book, they find another paper being used as a bookmark. The scrap reads "...roots of a great big tree." The message is now complete: "Once upon a time, there was a secret tunnel in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, but that tunnel got covered up by some roots of a great big tree."

Back at the house, Mister Rogers shares a book called A Walk with Abuela.


Notes

  • As Mister Rogers sends the the car and block back and forth through the piece of pipe, I'm Going Away plays in the background.
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With Fred Rogers
Neighbors: Betty Aberlin, Stephen Lee, David Newell, Mary Rawson, Maggie Stewart
Special Thanks to: Auto Bath House
Executive Producer: Fred Rogers
Producer: Margaret Whitmer
Director: Bob Walsh
Associate Producer: Adrienne Wehr
Music Director: John Costa

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© 1994 Family Communications, Inc.

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