|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers arrives with a toy which he rolls across the floor and watches as it comes back to him. Opening the toy, he shows how rubber bands make the toy work. Taking the toy outside, Mister Rogers continues playing before his son Jamie stops by with his friend Alan. The boys have yo-yos and demonstrate how they are used. Back inside, he explains that people do not need rubber bands or strings for them to come back when they go away.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Robert Troll gathers some friends to play ball but does not have a ball with him. At the Museum-Go-Round, Lady Elaine Fairchilde makes a ball from old rags but when it comes to Robert Troll, he does not want to let go for fear that it will not be thrown back to him. After some convincing, Robert Troll trusts his neighbors and shares the ball.
Back at the house, Mister Rogers talks about how it can be hard to let go of some things and then sings Please Don't Think It's Funny. After sharing a film of computerized shapes, Mister Rogers goes outside where Mr. and Mrs. McFeely have brought over two small goats named Cindy and Mindy.
With Fred Rogers
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