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Episode 1641

Episode 1641
Topic Art
Air Date November 25, 1991
Songs Won't You Be My Neighbor?;
You've Got To Do It;
Mimus Polyglottos;
Troglodytes Aedon;
It's Such a Good Feeling;
The Weekend Song
Guests Bill Strickland

Mister Rogers arrives with a toy dump truck which he takes to the floor and demonstrates by filling the back with wooden blocks. After Mister Rogers uses the blocks to build a small bridge, he sings You've Got To Do It. Mr. McFeely arrives with a portrait of Mrs. McFeely drawn by Bob Trow and invites Mister Rogers to the Neighborhood art center where Mr. Trow is working on a portrait of Mr. McFeely.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Robert Troll is painting a portrait of King Friday and Mimus Polyglottos. As Robert Troll paints, King Friday sings the Mimus Polyglottos song.

After Lady Aberlin's compliment of the portrait, the King commissions Robert Troll for another portrait -- this one with Troglodytes Aedon. King Friday asks Lady Aberlin to show Robert Troll's work to all of the neighbors and have them copy it for themselves. Lady Aberlin explains that art comes from within each person and King Friday changes his mind -- each neighbor is to make their own artistic representation of the "only king in this neighborhood."

Lady Aberlin sets out to spread the word throughout the neighborhood, starting at the tree where Henrietta is hanging out her wash. She stops by the factory to inform Corney, as well.

Meanwhile, at the castle, Robert Troll is working on the second portrait of King Friday as the King sings the Troglodytes Aedon song.

Back at the house, Mr. McFeely stops by to take Mister Rogers to the Neighborhood art center. At the art center, Bob Trow continues his work on the portrait of Mr. McFeely. Bill Strickland, a clay artist, stops by and mentions his own artwork.

Returning to the television house, Mister Rogers creates some artwork of his own as he sits at the kitchen table with some finger paints.


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Episode Credits

With Fred Rogers
Neighbors: Betty Aberlin, David Newell, Bill Strickland, Bob Trow
Special Thanks to: Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, The Carnegie Museum of Art
Executive Producer: Fred Rogers
Producer: Margaret Whitmer
Director: Bob Walsh
Associate Producer: Adrienne Wehr
Music Director: John Costa

Produced in association with WQED/Pittsburgh
A production of Family Communications
©1991 Family Communications, Inc.


Appearing In This Episode

Mister Rogers | Mr. McFeely | Robert Troll | King Friday XIII | Lady Aberlin | Mimus Polyglottos | Troglodytes Aedon | Henrietta Pussycat | X the Owl | Cornflake S. Pecially | Bob Trow

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