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Episode 0047

Air Date: April 23, 1968
Previous Episode: 0046
Next Episode: 0048
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Mister Rogers arrives with a book about fur, feathers, and hair which he shares with viewers. Looking at the book which includes pictures of Henrietta Pussycat, X the Owl, and a group of people, he talks about their many differences. After reading the book, Mister Rogers sings I Like You As You Are.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Marion and Nicholas Petrov are inside the castle dancing for King Friday XIII. After dancing dressed as Henrietta Pussycat and X the Owl, they also perform in traditional dance attire.

Back with Mister Rogers, Lady Aberlin stops by and borrows the Fur, Feathers, and Hair book to take to Make-Believe.

Returning to Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin shares the book with X and Henrietta before they sing A Fine Feathered Friend and the Petrovs dance by in their costumes.


The book shared by Mister Rogers shows pictures of Henrietta Pussycat's parents and X the Owl's parents.


Fur, Feathers, and Hair was also shared in Episode 1188.

Appearing In This Episode


  • Marion Petrov
  • Nicholas Petrov




Episode Credits

Produced by WQED - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for National Educational Television
Neighbors: Betty Aberlin, Marion Petrov, Nicholas Petrov
Producer: Fred Rogers
Director: David Fu-Ying Chen
Executive Producer: Paul K. Taff

Production funds for this series were provided by a grant from The Sears-Roebuck Foundation and a children's program fund established by N.E.T. affiliated stations.

© 1968 National Educational Television and Radio Center

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