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Something Special For Dad

Episode: 108a
Air Date: September 11, 2012
Previous Episode: 107b - Daniel Helps O Tell a Story
Next Episode: 108b - I Love You, Mom
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Daniel Tiger and his dad receive a letter from Grandpere including a photo from his fishing trip. Seeing how much his dad enjoyed receiving the letter, Daniel decides to write a letter of his own to his dad. As Mom Tiger reminds him, making something is one way to say "I love you."

Mom Tiger helps Daniel write the letter and they head to the post office to mail the letter. At the post office, Daniel make-believes that the packages sing about what they have inside them. Mr. McFeely happily accepts the letter and briefly explains how mail is sorted.

Daniel and his mom join Mr. McFeely as he sets out to deliver mail around the Neighborhood. When the letter is delivered to Daniel's dad, Dad Tiger is very happy to recieve the special letter from his loving son.


  • "Making something is one way to say 'I love you.'"


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes a boy making a special letter for his grandmother. The segment follows the letter through the postal system until it is delivered.



The storyline of this episodes is featured in the book I Love You, Dad.

This episode is included on the DVDs Tigertastic 50-Pack and Daniel Tiger's Happy Holidays



Episode Credits

Written by Becky Friedman
Created by Angela C. Santomero
Based on the work of Fred Rogers

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