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Old 12-05-2019, 11:22 PM
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Originally Posted by John_W View Post
I think the case with many Villages, by the time Mr. Rodgers started on TV (1968) I was 18 and it was something I didn't watch. So the movie doesn't mean much to me. However I know from reading the Sun everyday that we have many new Villagers in their 50's and early 60's, so they could probably relate better. If they made a It's Howdy Doody Time Movie, I would probably go. When that show said goodbye for the last time I was 12 and I think I cried.

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I would be of the age to probably see this one, BUT we had kids so saw a fair amount of Mr. Rogers back in the day. Kids loved it but me---not so much. Maybe the movie would make me appreciate it better though.
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Old 12-05-2019, 11:43 PM
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We also saw the movie. It was wonderful! Tom Hanks is an incredible actor! We did hear a bit of Forest Gump in his voice. Bring Kleenex.
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Old 12-09-2019, 04:49 AM
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Loved this movie. 4 stars. Betting that Tom Hanks gets an Oscar nomination for Best Actor. Too bad there aren't more people with half of Fred Roger's compassion, generosity and kindness in this world.
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I watched him with my kids. I believe he was on at about 4pm in the afternoon and my children would drop everything for Mr. Rogers. I used to sit and watch with them. A very decent honest man. We could do with throwing out all the politicians and replacing them with Mr Rogers characteristics.

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