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Daniel Gets a Shot

Episode: 118a
Air Date: February 1, 2013
Previous Episode: 117b - Goodnight, Daniel
Next Episode: 118b - A Stormy Day
Purchase/Stream: Amazon

Daniel Tiger takes Tigey for a ride on his toy trolley before Mom Tiger reminds Daniel that he has an appointment with Doctor Anna. Nervous about getting a shot, Daniel hides under the covers on his bed.

Mom Tiger explains that shots are a type of medicine that can keep a person from getting sick -- they only hurt for a little bit and then it's over. She encourages Daniel to close his eyes and think of something happy in order to take his mind off his fears.

Using a pretend doctor kit, Daniel gives his mom a shot in the arm as she closes her eyes and thinks of something happy. Daniel wears his blanket like a cape and make-believes that he is Super Daniel.

At Doctor Anna's office, Daniel is called back for his appointment. After a check-up, Daniel gets a shot while thinking about something happy.


  • "Close your eyes and think of something happy."


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes a girl getting ready to get a shot at the doctor.



Scenes and strategies from this episode are included in the book How is Daniel Feeling.

This episode is included on the DVDs Tigertastic 50-Pack and Daniel Goes To The Doctor.



Episode Credits

Story by Angela C. Santomero & Becky Friedman
Written by Jack Rowley Jr.
Created by Angela C. Santomero
Based on the work of Fred Rogers

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