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Episode 1759

Episode 1759
Topic Ready to Read?
Air Date August 31, 2000

Mister Rogers arrives with a new toy truck and watches a film about different types of real trucks.

Chuck Aber stops by with H.J. Elephant III and a book called I Read Signs. He talks with Mister Rogers about playing with puppets and beginning to read.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin discovers H.J. Elephant III knows sign language but H.J. is still hesitant to get involved in The Reading Game. Meanwhile, King Friday is not happy with Corney's "seeing inside things machine" even though it seems to work quite well for Neighbor Aber.

Back at the house, Mister Rogers talks about your thoughts being your own before he sings You're the Only One. Before wrapping up for the day, Mr. McFeely stops by with a film about how people make homemade paper.


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Episode Credits

With Fred Rogers
Neighbors: Chuck Aber, Betty Aberlin, David Newell, Maggie Stewart
Special thanks to: Donna Hollen Bolmgren; Jerry Caplan; Tana Hoban and Greenwillow Books
Executive Producer: Fred Rogers
Producer: Margaret Whitmer
Director: Bob Walsh
Editor: Susan Howard
Associate Producer: Michael Johnson
Location Production: Bob Chamberlain, Bob Lubomski, Dave Meek
Music Directors: Johnny Costa, Michael Moricz

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