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Episode 1755

Topic: Curiosity
Air Date: February 25, 2000
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Upon his arrival, Mister Rogers does not put on his sneakers because he has something planned for later where he will need to have his shoes off. He arrives with what appears to be a pillow but is actually a soft carrier holding soft book.

Mister Rogers folds out the hide-a-bed feature in his couch and reads the book -- Daniel Striped Tiger Gets Ready for Bed. As he gets comfortable, he mentions that this is the reason he did not put on his sneakers. After reading the book, Mister Rogers talks about being a young boy and wondering what his parents were doing after he went to bed.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, it is night time and HulaMouse has left in search of Little Panda and Prince Tuesday while everyone else seems to be having trouble sleeping. Finally, HulaMouse returns with Little Panda and Prince Tuesday safe and sound.

Back at the house, Mister Rogers visits Negri's Music Shop where violinist Hilary Hahn is playing. She and Mr. Negri play Tree Tree Tree while Mister Rogers sings along


Hilary Hahn is a Grammy-winning violinist who is continually recognizes as a very accomplished young musician.

This episode is included on the Would You Be Mine Collection (DVD).

Appearing In This Episode


  • Hilary Hahn




Episode Credits

With Fred Rogers
Neighbors: Chuck Aber,Tony Chiroldes, Hilary Hahn, Michael Horton, Matt Meko, Lenny Meledandri, Joe Negri, Liz Rossi, Maggie Stewart
Executive Producer: Fred Rogers
Producer: Margaret Whitmer
Director: Bob Walsh
Editor: Susan Howard
Associate Producer: Michael Johnson
Music Directors: Johnny Costa, Michael Moricz
Production Designer: Kathryn Borland
Art Director: Catherine McConnell
Properties/Special Effects: Andy Vogt
Production Assistants: Diane Highberger, Lenny Meledandri
Production Intern: Colette Sharp
Lead Technician: Tom Deluga
Assistant Director: Chelle Robinson
Technical Director: Jim Ochtun
Lighting Director: Frank Warninsky
Floor Managers: Joe Abeln, Jim Seech, Nick Tallo
Video: Don Williamson
Audio: Dick LaSota
Videotape: Bill Moore
Studio Cameras: Kevin Conrad, Dave Foreman, Don McCall, Art Vogel
Scenic Artists: Leah Blackwood, Jim Bruwelheide, Ali Greaves, Barbie Pastorik, Gregg Pulchalski, Sandra Strieff, Marlene Speranza, Vickie Toner
Make-Up: Dianne Ulan
Musicians: Carl McVicker, Bob Rawsthorne
Videotape Editor: Kevin Conrad
Post Production Sound: Dave Foreman
Original Scenic Design: Jack Guest
Director of Production: Sam Newbury

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