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Was a huge fan as a kid. My parents said I was way more into Mr. Rogers than Sesame Street or Electric Company
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Sit down, neighbor, and hear of a man who did not conquer the world, but did it one better; he reminded us that the world needs unity rather than conquest. He walked among us as a man, although he was a hand-to-God saint. They say the difference between a saint and a psychopath is empathy, and Mr. Fred Rogers had an ocean of it, which makes him either the sanest man in history or the craziest hero we ever had.

If you're from some country that doesn't have puppets and never heard of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, it's OK! He loves you anyway. In fact, he'd want to introduce you to all of us so we could learn from you...................

5 Moments That Prove Mr. Rogers Was the Greatest American | Cracked.com

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are you ready for Mr. Rogers the movie?
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It won't be an easy sweater to fill.

"There's only one person in this whole world like you," Fred Rogers liked to say on his long-running children's TV show. But now the difficult task begins of finding someone just like Mr. Rogers – or who can at least capture his essence – for an upcoming biopic...........

Mr. Rogers Headed for the Big Screen: Who Could Play Him? - Movie News, Fred Rogers, Jimmy Fallon, Matthew Broderick, Seth Meyers, Steve Carell, Tobey Maguire, Ty Burrell : People.com
 

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it is crazy. I watched all the time as a kid but the only episode I remember was one where he had Lynn Swann on there (he was taking ballet classes to get limber) I guess I was already eat up with football even at that age.

I don't remember liking the parts in his house but loved when the train would head to the neighborhood of make believe.

 

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Infinitely more entertaining:


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much more looking forward to 321 Contact the mini series

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They play Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood now which is based on Mister Rogers Neighborhood, it's a cartoon but keeps most of the same characters and themes
 
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much more looking forward to 321 Contact the mini series

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I did love the Bloodhound gang
 

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i recall sesame street as a kid , not sure if Mr Rogers was on tv in my area back then

i did read that a blind girl heard him mention his fish on the show and she wrote in saying the fish would die if not fed, from that point on he always stated he was feeding the fish so she would know
 

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Ive always been a bigger fan of the X-Men and Batman animated series of the early 90s, probably two of the most popular, yet underrated TV series of their time. Maybe Gargoyles at a distant third, they were different types of series in that they seemed to be made for preteens but I always felt they had more of an adult, mature, moodier themes and characters. Certainly different from other "kids' series at the time or ones that came before it. I dont see Magneto as a villian at all especially if you look at his Jewish background surviving Auschwitz but the Nazis killing his parents because they were judged as being different and racially inferior by those in power. I think his hatred towards humans and humanity in general is completely justified compared to a niave, young impressionable Xavier who came from a rich privileged background in New York telling him that humanity and mutants can co-exist. He didnt lose his family or see his people gassed in death camps and its not even fair to label Magneto a racist or a bigot, he can just point to all of the mounds of mass graves, Einzsangruppen death squads, and death camps as evidence exhibits to prove his point that humans are paranoid, rash, immoral beings that want to eradicate his kind, again. They tried to systematically wipe out Magneto before simply because he was a Jew, his emotions and actions are just realistic.
 

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Mr. Rogers Was the Greatest American
Shouldn't that be Gayest American
You may have a point. He was certainly a very lighthearted and happy person. Perhaps to an extent greater than anyone on TV.

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood for Tom Hanks, who’ll star as Mister Rogers in the upcoming biopic “You Are My Friend.”........................

https://apnews.com/595a4d6761ca49a2a67e53bd8d1b0070
OK, well at least they nailed the casting.

captain kangaroo (bad *** beer gut) > mister rogers (weirdo pedophile cardigan)
The Captain was nothing without Mr. Green Jeans.

They play Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood now which is based on Mister Rogers Neighborhood, it's a cartoon but keeps most of the same characters and themes
Up until last year, this was my son's favorite show. Now he's much more into Puffin Rock.
 

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Ive always been a bigger fan of the X-Men and Batman animated series of the early 90s, probably two of the most popular, yet underrated TV series of their time. Maybe Gargoyles at a distant third, they were different types of series in that they seemed to be made for preteens but I always felt they had more of an adult, mature, moodier themes and characters. Certainly different from other "kids' series at the time or ones that came before it. I dont see Magneto as a villian at all especially if you look at his Jewish background surviving Auschwitz but the Nazis killing his parents because they were judged as being different and racially inferior by those in power. I think his hatred towards humans and humanity in general is completely justified compared to a niave, young impressionable Xavier who came from a rich privileged background in New York telling him that humanity and mutants can co-exist. He didnt lose his family or see his people gassed in death camps and its not even fair to label Magneto a racist or a bigot, he can just point to all of the mounds of mass graves, Einzsangruppen death squads, and death camps as evidence exhibits to prove his point that humans are paranoid, rash, immoral beings that want to eradicate his kind, again. They tried to systematically wipe out Magneto before simply because he was a Jew, his emotions and actions are just realistic.
MR Rogers is definitely my favorite X-Men villain
 

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ive always been a bigger fan of the x-men and batman animated series of the early 90s, probably two of the most popular, yet underrated tv series of their time. Maybe gargoyles at a distant third, they were different types of series in that they seemed to be made for preteens but i always felt they had more of an adult, mature, moodier themes and characters. Certainly different from other "kids' series at the time or ones that came before it. I dont see magneto as a villian at all especially if you look at his jewish background surviving auschwitz but the nazis killing his parents because they were judged as being different and racially inferior by those in power. I think his hatred towards humans and humanity in general is completely justified compared to a niave, young impressionable xavier who came from a rich privileged background in new york telling him that humanity and mutants can co-exist. He didnt lose his family or see his people gassed in death camps and its not even fair to label magneto a racist or a bigot, he can just point to all of the mounds of mass graves, einzsangruppen death squads, and death camps as evidence exhibits to prove his point that humans are paranoid, rash, immoral beings that want to eradicate his kind, again. They tried to systematically wipe out magneto before simply because he was a jew, his emotions and actions are just realistic.
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