Mister Rogers arrives with a thin case full of various kinds of eye glasses. After trying on several pairs of glasses, Mister Rogers talks about how he wanted to wear glasses when he was a child even though he did not need them. He then sings I Like You As You Are before watching a short film about how eye glasses are made.
Mr. McFeely stops by with a delivery for Henrietta Pussycat which Mister Rogers gladly delivers by way of the Neighborhood Trolley.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Nurse Miller opens the package to find a pair of blue eye glasses for Henrietta Pussycat. With her new glasses on, Henrietta passes her eye exam with flying colors before X the Owl expresses his desire for glasses of his own. Nurse Miller convinces X otherwise by singing Everybody's Fancy.
Moving on to the factory, Nurse Miller delivers a prescription to Corney who asks to schedule an eye examination.
Back at the house, Mister Rogers takes out a whale hand puppet named Whaley and places several pair of eye glasses on it. After convincing Whaley that he does not need glasses, Mister Rogers sings What Would You Like To Do Today.
The day concludes with a visit from Scott, a young friend with a pet raccoon named Willie.
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