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Jodi's Mama Travels For Work

Episode: 411a
Air Date: May 22, 2019
Previous Episode: 410b - Wow at the Library
Next Episode: 411b - The Tiger Family Babysits
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Daniel Tiger is playing hide-and-seek with him mom before she goest to work for the day. When she leaves, Daniel make-believes that he is going to work like a grown-up.

With the Platypus family babysitting Daniel for the day, Daniel learns that Dr. Platypus is going on a trip to help children learn how to clean their teeth. Jodi is sad that her mom is leaving for three days, but Daniel and Dr. Platypus remind her that "grown-ups come back."

Nana Platypus helps Jodi hang her "love-you-loops" in the kitchen. Love-you-loops represent the number of days Dr. Platypus will be gone with one loop to be removed each day.

After her work day, Mom Tiger returns to pick up Daniel.


  • "Grown-ups come back."


Appearing In This Episode

Post-Episode Short

The post-episode short features a boy whose father is returning from a trip.



The strategy from this episode was also used in Episode 103.

The storyline from this episode is featured in the book Mama Travels For Work.



Episode Credits

Written by Leah Gotcsik
Story by Jill Cozz-Turner
Created by Angela C. Santomero
Based on the work of Fred Rogers

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