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Goodnight, Daniel

Episode: 117b
Air Date: January 11, 2013
Previous Episode: 117a - Good Morning, Daniel
Next Episode: 118a - Daniel Gets a Shot
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Daniel Tiger is wearing a cape as he pretends to be Super Daniel. He and his family are finishing dinner and Daniel cleans his plate before helping to clear the table. Daniel plays super heroes, with the few mintues he has before getting ready for bed.

When it's time to get ready for bed, the first task at hand is bathtime. After washing, with a tub full of toys and bubbles Daniel make-believes that he is on a boat sailing the "soapy seas." As the water drains from the tub, Dad Tiger assures Daniel that he is much too big to go down the drain.

After putting on his PJs, Daniel brushes his teeth and climbs into bed. Mom Tiger turns on his night light and reads him a story called Super Heroes Go To Bed Too. The story describes how Super Stanley goes through a bed time routine similar to Daniel's.

Before Daniel drifts off to sleep, Mom Tiger sings Goodnight Daniel.


  • "Bath time, PJs, brush teeth, story and song, and off to bed."


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes a boy going through his nightly bed time routine.



As the water is let out of his bath, Daniel Tiger expresses concern that he migth go down the drain. This topic was regularly addressed on various episodes of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood as well as a book and song both titled You Can Never Go Down the Drain.

Strategies from this episode are used in the book Daniel Tiger's Day and Night.

The theme of this episode was used for the Daniel Tiger Day and Night iPhone app.

The book Goodnight Daniel Tiger is based on this episode and is also included in Daniel Tiger's 5 Minutes Stories. Portions of this episode were also used in the book Daniel's Bath Time.

This episode is included on the DVDs Tigertastic 50-Pack, Life's Little Lessons and Super Daniel.



Episode Credits

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

2012 The Fred Rogers Company

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