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Firefighters At School

Episode: 317a
Air Date: September 5, 2017
Previous Episode: 316 - King Daniel For the Day
Next Episode: 317b - Daniel's Doll
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Daniel Tiger is at school pretending to be a firefighter as he anticipates a visit from the real Neighborhood firefighters. Miss Elaina creates confusion when she decides to pretend to be a firefighter instead of an astronaut. Teacher Harriet reminds her students that "you can be more than one thing."

When the Neighborhood firefighters arrive, the students are equally confused when they find that the firefighters are Music Man Stan and Doctor Anna. Again, they are reminded that a person can have more than one role in a community. The firefighters talk about their responsibility to protect the Neighborhood. When Prince Wednesday scrapes his hand, Doctor Anna takes a look at the injury and reminds the children that a person "can be more than one thing."

Daniel make-believes that the Trolley can be lots of things, as well.

Prince Tuesday arrives to pick up Prince Wednesday and is dressed for his new job as a lifeguard. He explains to Daniel that he does a lot of different things.


  • "You can be more than one thing."


Appearing In This Episode


The storyline from this episode is featured in the book Daniel and the Firefighters.

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes a girl showing her many different talents.




Episode Credits

Written by Eric Saiet & Andrea Scully
Created by Angela C. Santomero
Based on the work of Fred Rogers

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