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Teacher Harriet's New Hairdo

Episode: 301b
Air Date: September 5, 2016
Previous Episode: 301a - No Red Sweater For Daniel
Next Episode: 302a - Sharing at the Library
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Daniel Tiger has made a picture of Teacher Harriet to give to show appreciation to his favorite teacher. Walking through his classroom, Daniel is slightly confused when he finds that Teacher Harriet is wearing her hair in a bun. She explains that she may look different on the outside, she's still the same Teacher Harriet on the inside. She is delighted when Daniel gives her the picture he made.

Prince Wednesday's cousin Chrissie is helping out in Daniel's classroom today and plays with Daniel and his friends as they pretend to give each other new hair styles. When Daniel doesn't like style Chrissie creates for him, Teacher Harriet reminds him that he's still the same Daniel on the inside.

Daniel make-believes that he is giving many different hair styles to Tigey.

King Friday XIII arrives to pick up Prince Wednesday and Chrissie a little early and creates some confusion since he is not wearing his robe and crown. Instead, he is wearing his "royal bowling clothes" but assures Daniel and his friends that he's still the same King inside.


  • "You can change your hair or what you wear, but no matter what you do, you're still you."


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes a boy watching as his knight costume is made.



The storyline from this episode is featured in the book You're Still You.

This episode is featured on the You Are Special, Daniel Tiger DVD release.



Episode Credits

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

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