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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 King Friday XIII / ... (895 episodes, 1968-2001)
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 Lady Aberlin / ... (433 episodes, 1968-2001)
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 Mr. McFeely (376 episodes, 1968-2001)
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"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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King Friday and Lady Elaine Fairchilde were not related. According to Fred Rogers, her title was simply to designate her as a Lady. See more »

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In "Discipline, #1494" some of the black back drop inside X's tree gets caught on X's wing as he comes out, so the piece of back drop hangs out the knot hole for some time. See more »

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Mr. Rogers: [singing] I'm taking care of you/ Taking good care of you/ For once I was very little too/ Now, I take care of you.
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The week of episode #1476, aired in 1981, was the only week of programs during the modern era (1979-2001) not to feature the theme title ("Divorce", in this case) following the show's main title in the opening credits. See more »

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Then Your Heart is Full of Love
Performed by Maggie Stewart (usually), Fred Rogers, Chuck Aber
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There will never be another Mr. Rogers
16 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like many kids of the early 70's, I used to watch the PBS trinity. Sesame Street taught us about letters and numbers while The Electric Company taught us about reading. Mr. Rogers had the hardest job of all though; he taught us about feelings, socialization and the adult world.

Everything about the show was crafted to be warm and friendly without being boring or patronizing. Mr. Roger's tools were puppets, videos and original music, all of which were used to great effect. Even so, the show was about how people feel and relate, and for that it needed a Human element. Mr. Rogers and his neighbors were that element, and they were expert teachers.

As the focal-point of the show ("star" just doesn't seem right), Mr. Rogers always spoke directly to the camera, as if speaking directly to the children who were watching. His manner was always calm and inviting, unlike a certain purple dinosaur whose hyperactive manner almost demands that you like him. More importantly, Mr. Rogers always conveyed an air of dignity. Contrast that with many modern shows that tend to portray adults as fools. That may be good for a cheap laugh, but kids know that adults are in charge. Who wants a fool to be in charge? Kids shows will come and go, but there will never be another Mr. Rogers. He didn't want to sell the kids things, he didn't expect them to be "cool," and he didn't want to replace their parents. he just wanted to be their neighbor.


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