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The story of “Bubble Trouble”

It’s time to prepare for an opera in the Neighborhood.  Mister Rogers brings in a synthesizer and shows how many different sounds of instruments it can make. Visiting storyteller Jay O’Callahan tells a story of “Bubble Trouble.” In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, John Reardon and King Friday decide to make an opera about bubbles. Lady Elaine wants to be a hummingbird in the opera. Daniel Tiger and Francois Clemmons talk about how people are different on the outside, but similar on the inside.

Episode 1471   |   1979
Episode 1471: The story of “Bubble Trouble”
Episode 1472: How people make sweaters
Episode 1473: Favorite moments from past operas
Episode 1474: Exploring the wind
Episode 1475: “Windstorm in Bubbleland” Opera