PBS Digital Studios and the Mister Rogers Remix "Garden of Your Mind" -- a look back

PBS Digital Studios, in concert with John D. Boswell, (aka Melodysheep) produced a YouTube video featuring Mister Rogers, called "Garden of Your Mind," which was released on Thursday, June 7 2012.

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  1. The night before the video was released, the PBS Twitter channel teased the launch.

  2. And again, the morning of the launch.

  3. At 9 a.m ET on June 7th, the video was made public on the PBS Digital Studios YouTube Channel, while at the same time...

  4. Mister Rogers Remixed | Garden of Your Mind | PBS Digital Studios
  5. ...the YouTube video was simultaneously posted on PBS's Facebook page, Twitter channel, Google+ page, and Pinterest board.

  6. Reactions were immediate:

  7. PBS if y'all make me cry first thing in the morning....
  8. This just made my whole day beautiful (and snappy!) It also made me cry, but that's cool.
  9. Incredible ... hope it goes viral ...
  10. This is FANTASTIC! Can't wait to show it to my daughter with whom and through whom I first experience Mr Fred McPheely (his birth name;). Like a book which was popular some years ago, I concluded that "Everything you need to know, you can learn from Mr. Rogers....."
  11. ‎...ummm can I get this in Mp3? 'Cause my 16 y/o needs to know this exists.
  12. That was amazing. I'm glad to see I'm not the only one who got choked up.
  13. Wonderful - this should go viral! Show it to your children!! Play it for yourself.
  14. so amazing, i love hoe PBS is embracing "hip" trends to make classic content fresh. You guys are innovators
  15. During the day very prominent tweeters made mention of the video, helping to propel its exposure.