In case you don't have toddlers or watch PBS kids just for the hell of it Sunday mornings while making pancakes, I'll set the scene. 

The modern day creation of Mister Rogers (and if you don't know who that is, I give up) is Daniel Tiger. He's a toddler tiger who lives in a neighborhood. He doesn't wear pants but he sports a nifty zip up red sweater. The trolly trollies through town and we get a view of the neighborhood baker, music store, mailman, and yes, the Doctor. 

This is to say the intimacy