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Episode 1363

Air Date: April 10, 1974
Previous Episode: 1362
Next Episode: 1364

Mister Rogers shows a piece of wood with holes in it made by a woodpecker before watching a film about woodpeckers.

After the film, Mister Rogers receives a call from Francois Clemmons. A Native American family is teaching Mr. Clemmons new dances and he invites Mister Rogers to join them. After a dance, Mister Rogers sits down with the family and talkes with them about their culture. Before Mister Rogers leaves, Mr. McFeely stops by and joins the group for a dance as well.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Corney is teaching Lady Elaine how to use a drill. As she practices, Lady Elaine sings A Handy Lady and a Handy Man. At Someplace Else, Miss Paulificate is helping Harriett Elizabeth Cow and Donkey Hodie with the harvest decorations. At the Museum-Go-Round, Mr. McFeely learns that Lady Elaine plans to get the maple syrup from X's tree even though she did not get X's permission first.

Back at the house, demonstrates a hole puncher.

Appearing In This Episode


  • The Hale Family




Episode Credits

With Fred Rogers
Neighbors: Francois Clemmons, Aaron Anthony Hale, Alma Hale, Edward Hale, Faith Hale, Fredrick Hale, Lydia Hale, David Newell, Audrey Roth, Jolene Simms, Bob Trow
"The Woodpecker" film by Edgar Jones
Directed by Bill Moates
Music Director: John Costa

Produced by Family Communications, Inc. in association with WQED, Pittsburgh

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