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Daniel Needs Tigey At School

Episode: 319b
Air Date: September 7, 2017
Previous Episode: 319a - Daniel Loves Tigey
Next Episode: 320a - Daniel's Goldfish Dies
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Daniel Tiger is playing Super Daniel with Grandpere who is babysitting while Mom Tiger and Dad Tiger are gone for an overnight trip. Sad that his parents are gone, Daniel loses interest in playing until Grandpere encourages him to think of something happy -- Tigey.

Daniel takes Tigey with him to school and places him in his cubby where he is close by, but still safely out of the way.

Helping Miss Elaina pretend to take care of animals, Daniel make-believes that he's taking care of real pets. As they play, Daniel gets knocked down and becomes upset. He remembers what Grandpere told him and finds a way to feel better by holding Tigey.

O the Owl and Katerina Kittycat are checking to see if objects sink or float but Daniel cannot see the water table. He wants to hold Tigey again but becomes more upset when he cannot find his stuffie. Teacher Harriet offers him a hug to help him feel better until Tigey is found.


  • "When you're upset, you can find a way to feel better."


Appearing In This Episode

Live Action Segment

The live action segment following this episode includes a boy helping to care for a dog.



As his parents leave, Daniel is reminded of the strategy from Episode 103: "Grown-ups come back."



Episode Credits

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

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