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THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers

Episode 1539

Episode 1539
Topic Food
Air Date November 22, 1984

Mister Rogers arrives with a picture book about vegetables. After looking through the book, he talks about how people sometimes put different kinds of vegetables together to make soup. He then invites viewers along to take a tour of a vegetable soup factory led by Mary Ellis.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the effort to help Northwood is underway as a mass of Speedy Seeds have begun to produce a hearty crop.

Meanwhile, Daniel is disappointed to learn that the can of vegetable soup that he planted will not grow into a vegetable soup tree. To make him feel better, Bob Dog secretly places cans of soup on a tree planted in Daniel's pot. When he sees how excited Daniel is that his soup actually "grew," Bob Dog doesn't have the heart to tell him the truth.

Back at the house, Mister Rogers sings I Like to Be Told.


Notes

  • As he tours the soup factory, Mister Rogers' child-like excitement shines brightly. Coming to the line where peas are dropped into a large vat, he exclaims with a huge smile on his face: "Oh! That looks like a waterfall! It's a pea fall! Look! It's a pea fall instead of a waterfall!"
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Appearing In This Episode


Guests

  • Mary Ellis

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Episode Credits

With Fred Rogers
Neighbors: Betty Aberlin, Mary Ellis, Michael Horton, Carole Muller, Joe Negri (uncredited), Bob Trow
Special thanks to: Heinz U.S.A. (a division of H.J. Heinz Co.)
Executive Producer: Fred Rogers
Producer: Sam Newbury
Director: Paul Lally
Associate Producer: Margaret Whitmer
Music Director: John Costa

Produced in association with WQED/Pittsburgh
A production of Family Communications
© 1984 Family Communications, Inc.

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