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Episode 1760

Topic: Ready to Read?
Air Date: September 1, 2000
Previous Episode: 1759 - Ready to Read?
Next Episode: 1761 - Mister Rogers Celebrates the Arts
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Mister Rogers arrives with a bag full of colorful caps. He describes each one and talks about what kinds of people might wear each cap. In the kitchen, Mister Rogers applies a label to the back of each cap describing the person who would wear each one and trying on the cap for a person who likes to read.

Maggie Stewart stops by and sings Today is New while she signs. Before she leaves, Mister Rogers shows her his caps and lets her take one with her.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, H.J. Elephant recieves a bit of help from Mayor Maggie as he reads his first words. on The Reading Show. At the castle, King Friday declares that no one may use the "look inside things machine" without other people's permission.

Back at the house, Mr. McFeely stops by with a film about how people make ball caps. Before he leaves, Mr. McFeely is allowed to take one of Mister Rogers' caps with him.

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Episode Credits

With Fred Rogers
Neighbors: Chuck Aber, Lenny Meledandri, Joe Negri, David Newell, Maggie Stewart
Special thanks to: Leader Manufacturing Company
Executive Producer: Fred Rogers
Producer: Margaret Whitmer
Director: Bob Walsh
Editor: Susan Howard
Associate Producer: Michael Johnson
Location Production: Rick Brandt, Brian Hayden, Jim Langely
Music Directors: Johnny Costa, Michael Moricz
Production Designer: Kathryn Borland
Art Director: Catherine McConnell
Properties/Special Effects: Andy Vogt
Production Assistants: Diane Highberger, Lenny Meledandri
Production Intern: Colette Sharp
Lead Technician: Tom Deluga
Assistant Director: Chelle Robinson
Technical Director: Jim Ochtun
Lighting Director: Frank Warninsky
Floor Managers: Joe Abeln, Jim Seech, Nick Tallo
Studio Cameras: Kevin Conrad, Don McCall, Art Vogel
Video: Don Williamson
Audio: Dick LaSota
Videotape: Bill Moore
Scenic Artists: Leah Blackwood, Jim Bruwelheide, Barbie Pastorik, Gregg Pulchalski, Sandra Strieff
Make-Up: Dianne Ulan
Musicians: Carl McVicker, Bob Rawsthorne, John Maione
Videotape Editor: Kevin Conrad
Post Production Sound: Dave Foreman
Original Scenic Design: Jack Guest
Director of Production: Sam Newbury

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