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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968–2001)
"MisteRogers' Neighborhood" (original title)

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Fred Rogers explores various topics for young viewers through presentations and music both in his world and in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 63 nominations. See more awards »



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Series cast summary:
 King Friday XIII / ... (895 episodes, 1968-2001)
 Lady Aberlin / ... (484 episodes, 1968-2001)
David Newell ...
 Mr. McFeely (426 episodes, 1968-2001)


"Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" was among the most famous, longest-lasting and fondly-remembered children's television shows. Host Fred Rogers (known to millions as simply "Mister Rogers") used his gentle charm and mannerisms to communicate with his audience of children. Topics centered on nearly every inconceivable matter of concern to children, ranging from everyday fears related to going to sleep, getting immunizations and disappointment about not getting one's way to losing a loved one to death and physical handicaps. Rogers used simple songs and, on nearly every show, segments from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe to make his point. A scale-model trolley was often (but not always) used to segue into the Make-Believe segments, said neighborhood being inhabited by puppet characters including King Friday XIII, Lady Elaine Fairchild and Daniel Striped Tiger. Frequent visitors as well as Rogers' own frequent visits to various places in the neighborhood rounded out each show. The program... Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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Did You Know?


Mr. McFeely is named after Fred Rogers middle name, McFeely. Fred McFeely was the name of Rogers' grandfather. See more »


In the 1979-1981 episodes when Mr. Rogers takes his sweater and closes the closet door, he'd often close it too fast so it came open a ways, but then the closet door begins to close on it's own, as if someone were behind the door pulling it closed. See more »


Mr. Rogers: As I was walking down the sidewalk to come to visit you here, I saw Betty Aberlin and look what she gave me. You know what this is, don't you? An apple. A beautiful apple. It looks so nice and feels nice.
Mr. Rogers: And smells so good, and I know it's going to taste good. But I won't eat it right away.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits of episode #1686 (aired in the summer of 1995) a disclaimer appeared that said: 'Dedicated to our friend and colleague, Chef Brockett, with deep affection and gratitude", due to the passing of Don Brockett (Chef Brockett) in May, 1995. See more »


When The Baby Comes
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A Beautiful Show In The Neighborhood!
4 June 2002 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

"Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" is without a doubt the best kids show ever. My six year old gets a kick out of watching the show, too. Mister Rogers stars as a host that teaches children life lessons and morals. He also likes to sing. The neighborhood of make believe is my favorite part in this show. "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" is a show for all children to watch. Adults would like it, too. However, avoid "Barney And Friends" or "Teletubbies". They're trash.

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