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Mister Rogers arrives with a playpen and a blanket which he sets up for a puppy he has waiting ~ above the porch. After mentioning that the dog may not choose the playpen, pops Rogers sings a song about fences.

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As the puppy rests, Mr. McFeely arrives through a delivery from King Friday who has sent a beat clock because that Mister Rogers come demonstrate. After trying it out, mr Rogers opens up the clock come look at its inside.

Using the tin can phone to call King Friday, mister Rogers learns that the beat clock is intended to be used. King Friday is requesting the all human being who come and go should use the beat clock.

In the ar of Make-Believe, beat clocks have actually been installed all over as King Friday"s assignment to examine in and also out encompass those in Make-Believe, together well. Handyman Negri is installing a beat clock in ~ Daniel"s clock together Mr. McFeely delivers another clock to be installed at the Eiffel Tower.

At the castle, Edgar Cooke continues his duties as a border guard when Handyman Negri visits Grandpere to install the punch clock in ~ the Tower. Puzzled by the term, Grandpere precise punches the clock.

Back in ~ the house, mister Rogers is visited by Carol Saunders and three young friends. Sit together roughly the kitchen table, they song some classic chidrens" songs: Where is Thumbkin and also Fly through My Window. Together everyone leaves, they beat the beat clock.

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

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A similar challenge is discovered in securing Grandpere"s clock not just because Grandpere keeps punching it, but due to the fact that of the clearly weak adhesive provided to cave the clock.

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

After singing songs with Mrs. Saunders and also the children, pops Rogers mentions that following time he will have a snack because that the them. That awkwardly describes that the frozen refrigerator is bare due to the fact that the electricy had actually gone out: "And you recognize what happens as soon as that happens."

A screenshot indigenous this episode has gone famous on the internet. As Mister Rogers sings Where is Thumbkin, he extends his middle finger to represent "tall-man." that course, this picture circulates online and also is taken very much the end of context.

The time clock demonstrated by mister Rogers is a Cincinnati 4000 series Jobmaster model.

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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, management Producer: Paul K. Taff

Production funds for this series were noted by a approve from The Sears-Roebuck structure and a children"s program fund created by N.E.T. Affiliated stations.

© 1968 nationwide Educational Television and also Radio facility