See how Google is paying tribute to Mr. Rogers

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Google is marking the 51st anniversary of “Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood” today.

  • U.S. Google users were greeted with a still frame depicting Fred Rogers, the show’s namesake, on a television screen in front of children.
  • Clicking the image activated a full stop-motion video version inspired by the show’s iconic open of a model neighborhood.
  • Google partnered with Fred Rogers Productions and Bix Pix Entertainment to produce the nearly two minute long stop action animation segment.
  • Google also posted behind the scenes footage and conceptual drawings of the video clip’s development.