|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers arrives with two pieces of cardboard which he puts together to make a pretend suitcase. As he works, he sings It's Such a Good Feeling. When the suitcase is complete, Mister Rogers watches a film about how people make real suitcases.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Mr. Anybody arrives at the clock with an empty suitcase for King Friday's suitcase play. Daniel tells him about Ana, the new baby platypus. Approaching the Platypus mound, Mr. Anybody is joined by Dr. Bill Platypus in singing Ornithorhynchus Anatinus.
When Lady Elaine Fairchilde shows up at the mound, she encourages Mr. Anybody to pick up his empty suitcase. Doing so, he finds that it is suddenly very heavy and opens it to find a large rock inside. The rock is marked with the letters LEF -- clearly the mischievous work of Lady Elaine herself.
At the castle, Mr. Anybody discusses early plans for the suitcase play with King Friday.
Back at the house, Mister Rogers adds water to an empty glass to show that filling something up often makes it heavier.
Produced by WQED Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in association with Small World Enterpriese, Inc. for N.E.T.
Producer-Writer: Fred Rogers
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.
© 1970 National Educational Television and Radio Center
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