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Daniel Gets a Cold

Episode: 135a
Air Date: January 20, 2014
Previous Episode: 134b - Tutu All the Time
Next Episode: 135b - Mom Tiger is Sick
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It is Prince Wednesday's birthday but Daniel is not feeling well. Hearing Daniel's coughing and sneezing, Teacher Harriet encourages him to wash his hands.

When Daniel decides to play bakery with O the Owl and Katerina Kittycat, he sits down to take a rest. Teacher Harriet feels his head and finds that he is very warm. Daniel is asked to sit quietly while Teacher Harriet contacts his father.

Dad Tiger arrives to pick up Daniel and reminds him of Teacher Harriet's advice -- "When you're sick, rest is best." On the way home, Daniel make-believes that he is Super Daniel on a mission to fight germs.

At home, Daniel east some veggie soup and strawberries before going to bed to rest. When he wakes up, he feels a little better and receives a get well card from his friends at school.


  • "When you're sick, rest is best."


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes children resting at home when they are feeling sick.



This episode is included on the DVD Daniel Goes To The Doctor.



Episode Credits

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

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