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Episode 1314

Air Date: May 3, 1973
Previous Episode: 1313
Next Episode: 1315

Mister Rogers has stopped by the McFeelys' where some baby chicks have hatched. He arrives to the house with one of the chicks which he takes to the kitchen to show. Before singing Children Can, he talks about how the chick will grow up to be a hen.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday XIII wants a rocking throne because he often has trouble sitting still. Mr. McFeely is sent to order a rocking throne from Cornflake S. Pecially's factory but Corney is napping. Corney becomes irritated when Mr. McFeely interrupts his nap so Mr. McFeely decides to leave him a note about the king's request. As Mr. McFeely writes the note, Corney overhears him talking about the rocking throne and is unable to sleep due to the importance of the order. He apologizes to Mr. McFeely for his sleepiness causing him to be cross asks for X the Owl's help at the factory. Sharing his excitement with Miss Paulificate, Corney sings I'm a Man Who Manufactures.

Back at the house, Mister Rogers returns the chick to the McFeelys' house where several more chicks are hatching. Inside the house, Mrs. McFeely shares a film about riding horses.

Returning to his house, Mister Rogers concludes by singing Everybody Has a History.


Mister Rogers calls the baby chick "Laura Peep Peep."

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Episode Credits

With Fred Rogers
Neighbors: Betsy Nadas, David Newell, Audrey Roth
"Horseback Riding at McConnell's Farm" film by Joe Seamans
Produced and Directed by Bob Walsh
Music Director: John Costa

Produced by Family Communications, Inc. in association with WQED, Pittsburgh

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