It’s been 50 years since Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood premiered on television. Now you can learn the story of Fred McFeely Rogers (played in this episode by Colin Hanks) from comedian Solomon Georgio as he relays it to host Derek Waters — completely sauced– in the latest episode of Drunk History.

And, if you’ve never seen the real footage from 1969 of Mr. Rogers pleading to the Senate for more funding for his then one-year-old television, I recommend that you do:

Gives me goosebumps every time.

Also: There’s going to be a Mister Rogers documentary in 2018

from Boing Boing