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Line Leader Daniel

Episode: 140a
Air Date: February 21, 2014
Previous Episode: 139b - Empathy at School
Next Episode: 140b - Neighborhood Jobs
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Daniel Tiger is preparing to go to school on the day that new classroom jobs are to be assigned. Excited at the prospect of being line leader, Daniel is reminded by his dad that "everyone's job is important."

At school, Daniel make-believes that he is a teacher before classroom jobs are assigned by Teacher Harriet. When Miss Elaina is given the job of line leader, Daniel is disappointed. Teacher Harriet reminds him that his assigned job as lunch helper is very important as well.

O the Owl proudly waters the classroom plants and Prince Wednesday cares for the classroom pet, Snowball the bunny -- both very important jobs, as well. At lunch time, Daniel realizes the importance of his own job and hands out lunches to his friends.


  • "Everyone's job is important. We all help in different ways."


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes groups of children working together at school.



This episode is included on the DVD Daniel Goes To School.

The storyline of this episodes is featured in the book Munch Your Lunch!



Episode Credits

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

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