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Prince Wednesday's Accident

Episode: 501a
Air Date: August 18, 2020
Previous Episode: 500 - Won't You Sing Along With Me?
Next Episode: 501b - Daniel and Miss Elaina's Kite Accident
Purchase/Stream: Amazon

It cold outside as Daniel Tiger and his friends turn their classroom into a make-believe beach. Prince Wednesday accidentally spills a jar of yellow paint. Teacher Harriet notices the spill and encourages Prince Wednesday to tell someone when an accident happens. She is able to find new clothes for Prince Wednesday to change into and Prince Wednesday feels better knowing that she can help.

Working together, Prince Wednesday and Teacher Harriet clean up the paint spill. Daniel make-believes that he is surfing in the ocean.

Miss Elaina and Katerina Kittycat have made a cardboard palm tree and as Daniel places pretend coconuts underneath, he accidentally knocks over the tree. With a leaf broken off the tree, he tells Teacher Harriet about the accident and she is able to help repair the tree.

With the setting complete, Daniel and his friends enjoy activities on their pretend beach.


  • "When accidents happen you should tell someone and it can help."


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes a boy learning how to build a kite.



Daniel hums "You Are My Sunshine" as he paints the sun on the beach scene.



Episode Credits

Written by Jill Cozza-Turner
Created by Angela C. Santomero
Based on the work of Fred Rogers

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