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Misterogers (CBC, 1/8/1964)

Network: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Air Date: January 8, 1964

Mister Rogers welcomes his television neighbors as he makes a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. While doing so, he sings Won't You Be My Neighbor.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Donna Miller finishes singing Won't You Be My Neighbor before asking Dr. Frogg for advice on caring for her pet turtle which keeps jumping out of its bowl. The turtle does not have a name and Dr. Frogg suggests that it may be leaving the bowl in search of one.

At the Eiffel Tower, Ms. Miller learns of Lady Elaine's upcoming Fun Fair from Collette. Lady Elaine invites Ms. Miller to participate in the Fun Fair by making faces from various food items. They practice with a banana and some marshmallows.

Moving on to the castle, Ms. Miller gives her "banana man" to Cornflake S. Pecially before they sing It's Good To Talk.

Back at the house, Mister Rogers has a banana man of is own and sings It's Good To Talk before concluding his visit for the day.


Notes

Although they are not part of this episode's main storyline, Daniel Striped Tiger and X the Owl are briefly seen passing by in the background as Ms. Miller talks with Collette.

After leaving the factory, Ms. Miller calls to make an appointment with King Friday XIII and learns that he is showing his royal portraits in the castle garden. We see this play out during the credits for this episode.


Appearing In This Episode


Locations

  • Mister Rogers' House
  • Frogg Pond
  • Museum-Go-Round
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Rockit Factory
  • Castle

Guests

  • Donna Miller

Songs


Memorable Quotes

  • Dr. Frogg to Donna Miller as she finishes singing Won't You Be My Neighbor: "Well, now. We can't help but be neighbors being side-by-side this way."
  • Lady Elaine Fairchilde explaining to Ms. Miller the cost of "two" for a ticket to the Fun Fair: "Two of anything you have. Those two rings on your finger, that'd be fine."

Images

         


Episode Credits

Created by Fred Rogers
Guest: Donna Miller
Music performed by Lou Snider
Assistant Puppeteer: Ernest Coombs
Settings designed by Robert Hackborn
Properties: Frank Peets
Lighting Direction: Clifford Jones
Audio: Jack Knowles
Technical Producer: Ray Forsey
Produced by Francis Chapman

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