Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
It's. 'It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood'.
tiger. He is a striped tiger named Daniel.
PBS. It runs everyday on Public Broadcasting System.
Mr. McFeely. The mailman's name was Mr. McFeeley. He was played by David Newell.
King Friday. His wife's name is Queen Sara and his son's name is Prince Tuesday.
Neighborhood of Make Believe. We go there by trolley. It is a red trolley with a yellow roof.
Mother. His mother, for a long time, knitted all of his sweaters.
|What instrument did Handyman Negri play?||Mr. Rogers
Guitar. He played the guitar whenever you saw him. He did have his own music shop, Negri's Music Store. Once, he had the famous cellist, Yo Yo Ma, on the show. Hard to imagine he was also in the Neighborhood of Make Believe.
Marlyn Barnett. Marlyn Barnett always showed up on her way to exerice class to teach Fred and his televison neighbor a few simple exercises.
|Did Fred ever go to visit a shoe factory?||Mr. Rogers
no. No, Fred never did visit a shoe factory, but Mr. McFeely did bring over a video on how shoes are made and they of course showed it on 'Picture Picture.'
|Was the name of Fred's picture screen called 'Picture Picture'?||Mr. Rogers
Yes. Every time Mr. McFeely brought a video over, Fred always said, 'We'll just show it on Picture Picture.'
|On top of the trolley there was a strip of wood that read 'Neighborhood of Make Believe,' what color was the strip?||Mr. Rogers
Yellow. It was yellow with the 'Neighborhood of Make Believe' painted in black.
McFeely . Yes, believe it or not, his name was actually Fredrick McFeely Roger's. I don't know why, but I guess his mom had a speedy delivery with him when he was born.
|Who was Lady Elaine Fairchild's best friend?||Mr. Rogers
Betty Templeton. Elaine called Betty when the garbage dump was full to see if they had any open space in their dump. It turned out that every dump in North, South, East, and West Wood were filled up.
|What type of farm animal was the school teacher?||Mr. Rogers
Cow. It was a cow. They didn't show the school much, but the teacher's name was Harriette Cow. I guess teaching school really 'mooooooved' her.
|What was the name of the character that mentioned this number first?||Mr. Rogers
Daniel Tiger. It was Daniel. Lady Aberlin happen to take a walk over to Daniel's clock and he showed he the piece of paper with 143 on it and after a couple of guesses he finally told her what it meant.
|In the Neighborhood Of Make Believe, one of the characters mentioned the number 143. What did that number stand for?||Mr. Rogers
I love you. They said it meant 'I love you.' The one stood for the 'I,' the four stood for 'love,' because love has four letters in it, and the three stood for 'you' because you has three letters in it.
|In the Neighborhood Of Make Believe, what was day of the week was the king named after?||Mr. Rogers
Friday. His full name was King Friday the 13th and on the palace it had the Roman numerals for thirteen. Everytime anyone came to see him he always said the person's name and then afterwords always say, 'I presume.'
Chef Brockett. Chef Brockett was the chef, sometimes Fred would go over there to visit when he had somebody on, such as a famous chef or something.
|Which two things did Fred do while singing, 'It's A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood'?||Mr. Rogers
Put on his sweater and his shoes. He always came in singing. Then he would put down whatever he had in his hands on the stool, walk to the closet take off his coat, hang it up, and grab a sweater. Then he would walk back over, sit down, take off his dress shoes, and put on his sneakers. Who knew that song would last that amount of time!
74. Mr. Rogers passed away at the age of 74. He was just a few weeks away from having his 75th birthday. He was born on March 20, 1928. I was born in 1984, and I'm glad that I was able to grow up with him.
Swimming. I had to read an article for my college reading class about Mr. Rogers, and it said that everyday he would get up and go swimming. If I knew how to swim, I would probably do it too.
How people make things. Every time Mr. Rogers was curious about how something was made, he would contact Mr. McFeely, and Mr. McFeely would go find the video. Later on in the same show, or in another episode, he would bring the video. I remember one that he saw was "How People Make Toothbrushes"!
In the museum. Lady Elaine Fairchild lives in the museum. She was always causing trouble for everyone, and never wanted to make things easy. She and the king didn't get along too well.
Daniel Tiger. Daniel Tiger lived in the clock. Though if you look at the clock close enough, it doesn't have any hands. No need for applause from this clock. Daniel was cautious. When people would come in see him and they were dressed in costumes, he was afraid, because he didn't know who they were. The king's niece, Lady Aberlin, was close to Daniel.
Friday, Saturday, and Tuesday. The king was King Friday the thirteenth. Although on the castle if you paid close attention, the thirteenth was written as XIII. That's 13 in Roman numerals. The queen was Sarah Saturday. Her last name was told one time, but you had to be paying special attention to hear it. Their son's name was Prince Tuesday. His name was said a lot.
red. The main color of the trolley was red. On the top of it, there were pieces of wood painted yellow that had the name Neighborhood of Make Believe painted in black.