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Neighborhood Jobs

Episode: 140b
Air Date: February 21, 2014
Previous Episode: 140a - Line Leader Daniel
Next Episode: 201a - The Tiger Family Grows
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Daniel Tiger is helping his mom by watering her sunflowers and feeding the family's pet fish. Mom Tiger reminds Daniel that everyone in the family has important jobs to do.

On the way to the library, Daniel and his mom observe others in the Neighborhood doing their jobs. Stopping at the bakery, Baker Aker is working hard to provide bread for his neighbors. Daniel make-believes that he is trying all of the jobs in the Neighborhood.

At the library, Daniel and Mom Tiger arrive just as X the Owl is locking the door. X is feeling sick and needs to go see Dr. Anna. Daniel and his mom offer to help at the library while he is gone.

After closing time, Daniel and his mom go to Doctor Anna's office where they recognize her important job before sharing a book with X.


  • "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 several people doing their important jobs throughout a community.



This episode ends with a montage of clips featuring Daniel Tiger and Miss Elaina played over You Are Special.

This episode is featured on the DVDs Daniel Goes To The Doctor and 20 Tiger Tales.



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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