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A Night Out at the Restaurant

Episode: 113b
Air Date: October 5, 2012
Previous Episode: 113a - Daniel Waits for Show and Tell
Next Episode: 114a - Thank You, Grandpere Tiger!
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Daniel Tiger and his family have plans for dinner at the Neighborhood restaurant with Katerina Kittycat and Henrietta Pussycat. When the trolley is not immediately available, Daniel Tiger must be reminded that "when you wait you can play, sing, or imagine anything." Daniel and his parents play a pretending game while they wait.

At the restaurant, Prince Tuesday shows everyone to their seats where he works as a waiter. After placing their orders, everyone waits as their food is prepared. Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat are reminded that "when you wait you can play, sing, or imagine anything." They decide to play a game of "what's missing" while they wait for their food.

Daniel Tiger make-believes that the table settings can play and talk.

The food is served as Daniel and Katerina sing about doing fun things while waiting.


  • "When you wait, you can play, sing, or imagine anything."


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes a boy at a restaurant with his family.



In the opening seconds of this episode, It's You I Like plays in the background.

The storyline from this episode is featured in the books Daniel Goes Out for Dinner and A Daniel Tiger Treasury.

The strategy used in this episode was also used in Episode 504.

This episode is included on the DVDs Tigertastic 50-Pack and Daniel Tries Something New.



Episode Credits

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

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