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Death of a Goldfish

Date: 1988
Format: VHS
Company/Organization: PBS Video
Purchase/Stream: Amazon (VHS)


Produced by Family Communications, Inc., 1986. Distributed by PBS VIDEO.
©1988 Public Broadcasting Service.


Mister Rogers talks with children about his own personal experiences with death, in particular the deaths of a fish and a dog that he had as a boy. This classic program has been acclaimed for its sensitivity by child care professionals, educators and parents. Especially designed as an introduction for children to the subject of losing a loved one, this program can be shown to young children in schools, preschools, libraries, and churches. The producers of this program recommend that an adult be present to help guide the feelings evoked in young children as they view this program.


This video includes Episode 1101 in its entirety.


Produced by WQED Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in association with Small World Enterpriese, Inc. for N.E.T.

Producer-Writer: Fred Rogers
Associate Producer-Director: David Fu-Ying Chen
Music Director: Johnny Costa
Neighbors: Betty Aberlin, W.P. Barker, Bob Trow
Executive Producer: Paul K. Taff

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

© 1970 National Educational Television and Radio Center

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