History Awesome / MisterRogersNeighborhood

26th Mar '17 2:00:56 AM mlsmithca
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** The US Senate was debating cutting a $10 million grant to PBS. Fred Rogers came before them and spent six minutes describing his TV show. ''The United States Senate '''doubled the grant.'''''

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** The US Senate was debating cutting a $10 million grant to PBS. Fred Rogers came before them and spent six minutes describing his TV show. ''The United States Senate Senate'' '''doubled the grant.''''' '''



* Through a bizarre twist of fate, Mister Rogers was the inspiration for ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968''. A young George A. Romero was behind the camera when Mister Rogers got a tonsillectomy, and the experience was so {{squick}}y that it got him interested in horror.
** The story doesn't end there! When the movie was finished, Romero showed Rogers an advanced screening of the movie. What did the most gentle man who ever lived think of this bloody horror film? ''[[ApprovalOfGod He thought it was FUN!]]''
* When he went up to accept his lifetime achievement Emmy, he asked the entire crowd: "...ten seconds to think of the people who have helped you become who you are. Ten seconds of silence." '''And they complied.'''
** The write up from ''Esquire'' said it best:

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* Through a bizarre twist of fate, Mister Rogers was the inspiration for ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968''. A young George A. Romero was behind the camera when Mister Rogers got a tonsillectomy, and the experience was so {{squick}}y that it got him interested in horror.
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horror. The story doesn't end there! When the movie was finished, Romero showed Rogers an advanced screening of the movie. What did the most gentle man who ever lived think of this bloody horror film? ''[[ApprovalOfGod He thought it was FUN!]]''
fun!]]''
* When he went up to accept his lifetime achievement Emmy, he asked the entire crowd: "...ten seconds to think of the people who have helped you become who you are. Ten seconds of silence." '''And they complied.'''
**
''' The write up from ''Esquire'' said it best:



* PBS Digital Studios made this awesome video: ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFzXaFbxDcM The Garden of Your Mind.]]''
** And now the "B-side", ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdAZ79AhcfY Sing Together]].''

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* PBS Digital Studios made this awesome video: ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFzXaFbxDcM The Garden of Your Mind.]]''
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]]'' And now the "B-side", ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdAZ79AhcfY Sing Together]].''



* It's been often written he was a tough person to interview as he would connect to the interviewer on a personal level. Watch as he turns Creator/JoanRivers, who in her prime was a tough, whip-smart, and sharp-tongued comedianne, into a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-Kp5YeqrlE wide-eyed eight-year-old talking to a long admired teacher.]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpbNv0MSm_E Twice.]]

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* It's been often written he was a tough person to interview as he would connect to the interviewer on a personal level. Watch as he turns Creator/JoanRivers, who in her prime was a tough, whip-smart, and sharp-tongued comedianne, comedienne, into a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-Kp5YeqrlE wide-eyed eight-year-old talking to a long admired teacher.]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpbNv0MSm_E Twice.]]



* Way before, a ''certain'' group of people known on the internet for their constant attacks on soldiers and the LGBT community made their own attack on Mr. Rogers. While most people would be infuriated for their usual shtick and InsaneTrollLogic reasoning as they are attacking them..for Mr. Rogers? [[EvilCannotComprehendGood They attacked him because he]] ''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood was]]'' ''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood too]]'' '''''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood nice]].''''' The fact that they themselves couldn't think of ''anything'' else shows how truly a hero Fred Rogers was that even ''they'' couldn't find a reason to say bad things about him.

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* Way before, a ''certain'' group of people known on the internet for their constant attacks on soldiers and the LGBT community made their own attack on Mr. Rogers. While most people would be infuriated for their usual shtick and InsaneTrollLogic reasoning as they are attacking them..for Mr. Rogers? [[EvilCannotComprehendGood They attacked him because he]] ''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood was]]'' ''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood was too]]'' '''''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood '''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood nice]].''''' ''' The fact that they themselves couldn't think of ''anything'' else shows how truly a hero Fred Rogers was that even ''they'' couldn't find a reason to say bad things about him.
3rd Nov '16 5:43:47 AM NateTheGreat
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** And now the "B-side", ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFzXaFbxDcM Garden of Your Mind]].''

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** And now the "B-side", ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFzXaFbxDcM Garden of Your Mind]].com/watch?v=CdAZ79AhcfY Sing Together]].''
3rd Nov '16 5:43:13 AM NateTheGreat
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* PBS Digital Studios made this awesome video: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFzXaFbxDcM The Garden of Your Mind.]]

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* PBS Digital Studios made this awesome video: [[http://www.''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFzXaFbxDcM The Garden of Your Mind.]]]]''
** And now the "B-side", ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFzXaFbxDcM Garden of Your Mind]].''
9th Oct '16 6:40:50 PM Mullon
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* Mister Rogers is so loved that on [[{{Imageboards}} 4chan]], yes, ''that'' 4chan, one of the most puerile, mean-spirited and downright insane places on the Internet, it is a ''bannable offence to speak badly about him''.

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* Mister Rogers is so loved that on [[{{Imageboards}} 4chan]], Website/FourChan, yes, ''that'' 4chan, one of the most puerile, mean-spirited and downright insane places on the Internet, it is a ''bannable offence to speak badly about him''.
5th Oct '16 11:42:11 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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* Way before, a ''certain'' group of people known on the internet for their constant attacks on soldiers and the LGBT community made their own attack on Mr. Rogers. While most people would be infuriated for their usual shtick and InsaneTrollLogic reasoning as they are attacking them..for Mr. Rogers? [[EvilCannotComprehendGood They attacked him because he]] ''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood was]] ''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood too]]'' '''''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood nice]].''''' The fact that they themselves couldn't think of ''anything'' else shows how truly a hero Fred Rogers was that even ''they'' couldn't find a reason to say bad things about him.

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* Way before, a ''certain'' group of people known on the internet for their constant attacks on soldiers and the LGBT community made their own attack on Mr. Rogers. While most people would be infuriated for their usual shtick and InsaneTrollLogic reasoning as they are attacking them..for Mr. Rogers? [[EvilCannotComprehendGood They attacked him because he]] ''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood was]] was]]'' ''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood too]]'' '''''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood nice]].''''' The fact that they themselves couldn't think of ''anything'' else shows how truly a hero Fred Rogers was that even ''they'' couldn't find a reason to say bad things about him.
5th Oct '16 11:41:44 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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* Way before, a ''certain'' group of people known on the internet for their constant attacks on soldiers and the LGBT community made their own attack on Mr. Rogers. While most people would be infuriated for their usual shtick and InsaneTrollLogic reasoning as they are attacking them..for Mr. Rogers? [[EvilCannotComprehendGood They attacked him because he]] ''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood was]] ''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood too]]'' '''''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood nice]].'''''' The fact that they themselves couldn't think of ''anything'' else shows how truly a hero Fred Rogers was that even ''they'' couldn't find a reason to say bad things about him.

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* Way before, a ''certain'' group of people known on the internet for their constant attacks on soldiers and the LGBT community made their own attack on Mr. Rogers. While most people would be infuriated for their usual shtick and InsaneTrollLogic reasoning as they are attacking them..for Mr. Rogers? [[EvilCannotComprehendGood They attacked him because he]] ''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood was]] ''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood too]]'' '''''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood nice]].'''''' ''''' The fact that they themselves couldn't think of ''anything'' else shows how truly a hero Fred Rogers was that even ''they'' couldn't find a reason to say bad things about him.
5th Oct '16 11:41:31 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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* Way before, a ''certain'' group of people known on the internet for their constant attacks on soldiers and the LGBT community made their own attack on Mr. Rogers. While most people would be infuriated for their usual shtick and InsaneTrollLogic reasoning as they are attacking them..for Mr. Rogers? [[EvilCannotComprehendGood They attacked him because he]] ''[[[[EvilCannotComprehendGood was]] ''[[[[EvilCannotComprehendGood too]]'' '''''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood nice]].'''''' The fact that they themselves couldn't think of ''anything'' else shows how truly a hero Fred Rogers was that even ''they'' couldn't find a reason to say bad things about him.

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* Way before, a ''certain'' group of people known on the internet for their constant attacks on soldiers and the LGBT community made their own attack on Mr. Rogers. While most people would be infuriated for their usual shtick and InsaneTrollLogic reasoning as they are attacking them..for Mr. Rogers? [[EvilCannotComprehendGood They attacked him because he]] ''[[[[EvilCannotComprehendGood ''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood was]] ''[[[[EvilCannotComprehendGood ''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood too]]'' '''''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood nice]].'''''' The fact that they themselves couldn't think of ''anything'' else shows how truly a hero Fred Rogers was that even ''they'' couldn't find a reason to say bad things about him.
5th Oct '16 11:41:13 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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* Way before, a ''certain'' group of people known on the internet for their constant attacks on soldiers and the LGBT community made their own attack on Mr. Rogers. While most people would be infuriated for their usual shtick and InsaneTrollLogic reasoning as they are attacking them..for Mr. Rogers? [[EvilCannotComprehendGood They attacked him because he]] ''[[[[EvilCannotComprehendGood was]] ''[[[[EvilCannotComprehendGood too]]'' '''''[[EvilCannotComprehendGood nice]].'''''' The fact that they themselves couldn't think of ''anything'' else shows how truly a hero Fred Rogers was that even ''they'' couldn't find a reason to say bad things about him.
29th May '16 1:07:46 PM SurroundedByPerverts
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* The pure kindness, warmth, and love that the man exuded throughout his life is awesome in itself, as is the respect ad appreciation he garnered from the world because of it.

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* The pure kindness, warmth, and love that the man exuded throughout his life is awesome in itself, as is the respect ad and appreciation he garnered from the world because of it.
29th May '16 1:07:32 PM SurroundedByPerverts
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* The pure kindness, warmth, and love that the man exuded throughout his life is awesome in itself, as is the respect ad appreciation he garnered from the world because of it.
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