|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers arrives with a turban and a mask -- part of an opera costume belonging to Francois Clemmons. Waiting on the porch for Mr. Clemmons, Mister Rogers thinks about people who like him and encourages viewers to do the same. He shows viewers a vacant building across the sidewalk as he continues waiting. Mr. Clemmons arrives and completes his costume by putting on the turban and mask before singing a song from an opera.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Grandpere is making pommes frites (French fries) and gives a bag to Francios Clemmons to share. Meanwhile, several neighbors gather at the Platypus mound anticipating the return of the Platypus family. Francois Clemmons sings It's You I Like before Mr. McFeely delivers a message informing everyone that bad weather has delayed the Platypus family's return. Francois Clemmons suggests that they have a costume party to occupy their time while they wait.
Back at the house, Francois Clemmons suggests having a costume party tomorrow in the real Neighborhood before Betty Aberlin passes by on her way to Chef Brockett's Bakery. Mister Rogers invites her to be a part of the costume party and extends the invitation to Chef Brockett, as well.
Concluding for the day, Mister Rogers talks about disappointment and sings It's You I Like. Betty Aberlin returns with a cupcake from the bakery.
Produced by WQED Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in association with Small World Enterprises Inc. for N.E.T.
Production funds for this television visit were provided by a grant from the Sears Roebuck Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
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