Air Date: February 22, 1968 Previous Episode: 0003 Next Episode: 0005 Purchase/Stream: Amazon

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Mister Rogers arrives through a playpen and also a blanket which he sets up for a puppy he has actually waiting on the porch. After discussing that the dog may not choose the playpen, Mister Rogers sings a song about fences.

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As the puppy rests, Mr. McFeely arrives through a shipment from King Friday who has sent out a punch clock for Mister Rogers to demonstrate. After trying it out, Mister Rogers opens up up the clock to look at its inside.

Using the tin have the right to phone to contact King Friday, Mister Rogers learns that the punch clock is intfinished to be provided. King Friday is requesting that all human being who come and also go must usage the punch clock.

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, punch clocks have been installed all over as King Friday"s orders to check in and also out encompass those in Make-Believe, also. Handyman Negri is installing a punch clock at Daniel"s clock as Mr. McFeely delivers an additional clock to be mounted at the Eiffel Tower.

At the castle, Edgar Cooke proceeds his duties as a border guard while Handyguy Negri visits Grandpere to install the punch clock at the Tower. Confoffered by the term, Grandpere literally punches the clock.

Back at the home, Mister Rogers is saw by Carol Saunders and also 3 young friends. Sitting together about the kitchen table, they sing some typical chidrens" songs: Wright here is Thumbkin and Fly Thunstable My Window. As everyone leaves, they punch the punch clock.

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After Handyman Negri install"s Daniel"s clock, it drops as Daniel moves by it. Clearly on attached via a weak adhesive, Handyman Negri reinstalls it just to have it fall again as he is walking amethod.

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A equivalent challenge is uncovered in securing Grandpere"s clock not simply because Grandpere keeps punching it, yet because of the plainly weak adhesive used to hang the clock.

As he talks via Grandpere, Handyman Negri appears to take on a little bit of a French accent himself.

After singing songs through Mrs. Saunders and also the kids, Mister Rogers mentions that following time he will have a snack for the them. He awkwardly describes that the refrigerator is bare because the electricy had actually gone out: "And you know what happens when that happens."

A screenswarm from this episode has gone viral on the internet. As Mister Rogers sings Wright here is Thumbkin, he exhas a tendency his middle finger to reexisting "tall-guy." Of course, this photo circulates virtual and also is taken very much out of context.

The time clock demonstrated by Mister Rogers is a Cincinnati 4000 Series Jobgrasp design.

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Episode Credits

Produced by WQED - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for National Educational Television Neighbors: Joe Negri, David Newell, Carol Saunders Producer: Fred Rogers Director: David Fu-Ying Chen Executive Producer: Paul K. Taff

Production funds for this series were gave by a provide from The Sears-Roebuck Foundation and a children"s regime fund established by N.E.T. affiliated stations.

© 1968 National Educational Television and Radio Center