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Episode 1050

Episode 1050
Topic N/A
Air Date April 18, 1969

Mister Rogers arrives with a bowl of icing for Chef Brockett's birthday cake which he takes to the kitchen and applies to the two-layer cake. As he works with the thick icing, he sings You've Got To Learn Your Trade.

Lady Aberlin stops by the house looking for Chef Brockett as King Friday has a special present for him. She suggests that Mister Rogers add some milk to his icing to make it easier to work with. He finishes the cake by adding the letters "CB" on the top.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Chef Brockett receives gifts from many of his friends as he makes his way to the castle. In the castle's AO Room, Chef Brockett receives more birthday greetings and gifts before receiving the biggest gift of all from King Friday -- the Atlantic Ocean for one year.

Back at the house, Mister Rogers mentions that giving away an ocean is just pretend as oceans are for everyone. After Mister Rogers practices the song he will sing for Chef Brockett -- Today is a Special Day -- he prepares the cake and the cookbook to give to his friend. When Chef Brockett arrives at the house, Mister Rogers presents him with the song and the book much to the delight of Chef Brockett.

Mister Rogers concludes for the week by singing the "we love you" lines from Tree Tree Tree.


Notes

  • Some of Chef Brockett's presents include an ice cube that does not melt from Daniel Striped Tiger, a bagpipe and dance performance from Dr. Bill and Elsie Jean Platypus, a whale sculpture from Lady Elaine Fairchilde, an orange from X the Owl, a kiss from Henrietta Pussycat, a guitar performance of Today is a Special Day from Handyman Negri, and a portrait of the Trolley from Robert Troll.

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Produced by WQED Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in association with Small World Enterprises, Inc. for N.E.T.

Created and Produced by Fred Rogers
Directed by David Fu-Ying Chen
Musical Director: Johnny Costa
Neighbors: Betty Aberlin, W.P. Barker, Don Brockett, Joe Negri, Bob Trow
Psychological Consultants: Margaret McFarland Ph.D., Albert V. Corrado M.D.
Assistant Producer: Hedda Sharapan
Lighting Director: Art Siegel
Art Director: Wayne Gallagher
Production Assistant: David Newell
Technical Supervisors: Tom Knight, Ken Anderson
Video Tape Editor: Chet Bednar
Cameramen: Bob Vaughn, Dick Reschoff
Executive Producer: Paul K. Taff

Production funds for this television visit were provided by a grant from the Sears Roebuck Foundation and a children's program fund established by N.E.T. affiliated stations.

© 1969 National Educational Television and Radio Center

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