The Making of Super Mario Bros

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, a CBS Sunday Morning news stories has a retrospective on Fred Rogers and his show Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. Plus, find out everything you didn’t know about the abysmal video game movie Super Mario Bros., and watch two expert LEGO builders piece together an incredible, massive diorama inspired by Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

First up, CBS Sunday Morning takes a look back at 50 years of Fred Rogers and his beloved children’s television program Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. The profile by Faith Salie includes conversations with family members, collaborators and director Morgan Neville, the man behind the upcoming documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor?.

In honor of the awful movie’s 25th anniversary, SyFy takes a look back at Super Mario Bros., the video game adaptation of Nintendo’s most beloved property. There are a bunch of details you may not know about the film, including the fact that Harold Ramis was approached to direct it. Find out more by watching he video above.

Finally, LEGO master builder Grant Davis and his good friend Eli Willsea teamed up to create this incredible detailed recreation of the early scene in The Force Awakens when Ray is scavenging for parts from a wrecked Star Destroyer in the desert of Jakku. The total build time for the seven foot long diorama, including photography and editing, was about three weeks, which is pretty damn impressive.

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