At one point in time, everybody knew Mr. Rogers. It was almost impossible to turn on the television and not catch Fred throwing on his signature cardigan or Bobo shoes and teaching people about the way bread is made or why dogs are constantly sticking their noses up one another's anus...
There are two dancers in this video. One dances to impress and she is quite good. The other dances because the music won't allow her to sit still. While both performers are amazing in their own special way, only one has embraced the music with a part of her being that can not be taught.
This remix is different, the folks at PBS commissioned this piece and I personally think it came out beautifully. If you were a kid that grew up in Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood let me warn you, you will get a little misty eyed.
For so many of us growing up in the 1970's and 80's The Neighborhood of Make-Believe and Fred Rogers' house was a safe haven from a world that was growing more scary every day. Sure we all made fun of Mr. Rogers and his sweater and his sneakers but deep down inside we all craved the kindness and attention he preached from his porch.