Fred Rogers is officially the coolest guy in the neighborhood.
The eponymous host of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" from 1968 to 2000, who taught us all how to zip up our cardigans and tie our sneakers, has been given the digital age's greatest compliment: an autotune remix.
PBS, which aired "Mister Rogers," recently contacted John D. Boswell, famous for turning scientific lectures into music with his Symphony of Science videos.
"Turns out that [Boswell] is a huge 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' fan, and was thrilled at the chance to pay tribute to one of our heroes," the network said, according to io9. "This is the first in a series of PBS icons remixed."
Though it was uploaded only on Thursday, the video has already received 648,300
views and attracted the attention of one famous fan.
"I was a huge Mr. Rogers fan growing up, and still am," Neil Patrick Harris tweeted yesterday. "Love this new remixed, groovy, autotuned tribute."
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