Saturday, April 14, 2007

Lady Elaine Fairchilde

One of my idols = MR ROGERS

I was thinking about Mr. Rogers the other day. I wish more talk shows would cover his dramatic impact on the world. I was born in a divorced family at a time when being in a divorced family was frowned upon. I was different in a town were different was horrible. And Mr. Rogers helped. Wow!

YOU HAVE TO WATCH THE ATTACHED LINK - There is a clip from my favorite Mr. Rogers ever - with the boy in the wheel chair. It still makes me cry!

Lady Elaine Fairchilde, the outspoken, cranky schemer who took over the Museum-Go-Round after the Froggs moved; oft known to say "Okay, toots." She is generally the villain when a storyline calls for one, but her neighbors are quick to forgive her because they understand her so well. It is discerned during the series that she has low self-esteem and is extremely self-conscious, and because of this, her neighbors are extremely patient with her until she finally learns her lesson. Despite her own faults, she consistently shows King Friday when he is wrong about something and frequently goes to extremes (such as physically moving her museum or modifying a comet) to do so.

Truly the greatest man on television:

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