Although the documentary includes a brief clip of Fred Rogers' meeting with Koko the Gorilla and shows Koko removing Mister Rogers' shoes, it does not explain the story behind the gorilla's actions. After Koko's death in June 2018, multiple obituaries for the gorilla explained that Koko faithfully watched Mister Rogers' show every day, and during their encounter, she removed his shoes because she was used to seeing him do the same at the start of every episode.
Come on over a minute. I just had some ideas that I've been thinking about for quite while about modulation. It seems to me that there are different themes in life, and one of my main jobs, it seems to me, is to help, through the mass media for ...
This film makes no mention of Rogers' professional period in Canada where he produced a precursor to Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968), MisteRogers (1961), for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for several years until he decided to return to United States, while his understudy, Ernie Coombs, stayed to create an honored childrens television show of his own: Mr. Dressup (1967).
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