Mister Rogers brought a painting on the entire Neighborhood of Make-Believe and everyone in it, including Grandpère and the Eiffel Tower. But when he assembles the Make-Believe models, he does not use the Eiffel Tower (its model will not be seen until the last week of shows). Nor would he ever use the figurines of any Make-Believe characters after February 1991.
Even though Henrietta and X supposedly left their shadows at King Friday's castle, if you look carefully as Robert Troll is returning them, X and Henrietta are already casting shadows on their doors!
If you look carefully in this same scene, as Robert Troll is holding up X's shadow to show X, it's casting a shadow of it's own! Since when can shadows cast shadows?!
This would be the last time Officer Clemmons and Mr. Rogers put their feet in a pool of cool water on the side of the porch since episode 1065 (1969)
Chuck Aber moves Miss Paulifficate's cordless phone up or down to match the notes in the song Then Your Heart Is Full Of Love, but at one point, Aber moves the phone one notch down when it should be up.
Watch the anemometer dial closely just as H.J. Elephant III disappears from the school. Typical of bad jump cuts, the needle on the anemometer dial abruptly skips a few notches on its rotation.
Ella Jenkins says that namaste is a Hindi greeting. Perhaps not having heard of namaste before, the National Captioning Institute syllablized it to "nah-mah-stay" in their closed-captions.
Rogers assembles five Neighborhood of Make-Believe models (Castle, Factory, Tree, Museum-Go-Round, and Clock). He asks, "What have I forgotten?" He actually forgot the Platypus Mound, usually not left behind, as well as Eiffel Tower and all the figurines of all the NOM characters.
We learn in this episode that Bob Trow's middle name is Earle. Therefore, his full name is Robert Earle Trow.
The flashback of Mr. Rogers with Jimmy as a kitten was from episode 1558, "Making and Creating (4)," which originally aired almost five years before.
It seems odd that when Rogers walks into the waiting room, nobody notices him.
In real life, Lani Droz's book was spotted by Fred Rogers while he was preparing for these episodes. Lani was the stepdaughter of Fred's Director of Special Projects. However, the book used in this episode that Lani did is a duplicate, since the original didn't show up on camera as well.
Ella Jenkins says she hasn't been with Chuck Aber since their Hambone jive in the episode called "Music (3)," broadcast in May 1985. Actually, they were together at Mister Rogers' sand table during Playthings week in November 1986.
Joe Negri reminds Mr. Rogers of the time Wynton Marsalis visited the music store back in episode 1563, "Celebrations (3)."
Goof: When Mr. McFeely arrives at the house, Fred comes outside and there are two large boxes on the porch steps filled with recycling products that McFeely claims he brought. Since McFeely arrived by bicycle, there's no way he could have carried the two boxes on his bike basket, especially as the one is nearly overflowing with glass bottles.
Mister Rogers would never finish reading Elizabeth B. Browning's "How Do I Love Thee?"
When Lady Elaine asks Betty Okinac Templeton if she's ever been in a wedding before, Mrs. Templeton recalls when she had her wedding in episode 1545, "No and Yes (5)."
The clues in the treasure hunt are as follows:
1. Somewhere between picture and picture.
2. Be a sandman in the Daytime.
3. Fish have to eat.
4. Where do you usually keep your milk?
5. Swing low, Sweet yellow.
6. Your treasure's in your sweater pocket.
"Troglodytes Aedon" - the song that Lady Aberlin sings to the royal birds - is the scientific name for the house wren.
The name of King Friday's bird, Mimus Polyglottos, is the scientific classification of the Northern Mockingbird.
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