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"Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" (1968) More at IMDbPro »"MisteRogers' Neighborhood" (original title)

Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31
Year: 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Episode #1.1

19 February 1968
Mrs. Russellite sends an invitation to Mr. Rogers so he can see her lampshade collection at her home. Lady Elaine's changes to the geography of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe worry King Friday, who begins to impose new rules and restrictions on Make-Believe.

Season 1, Episode 2: Episode #1.2

20 February 1968
Mr. Rogers shows how a burlap bag can be many different things when one imagines it. After he turns it into a cape Betty (Lady) Aberlin comes to visit and he lends it to her for strength when she goes to visit her great-uncle, King Friday XIII. Meanwhile, King Friday worries about an invasion of people who want to change the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and drafts her as a border guard.

Season 1, Episode 3: Episode #1.3

21 February 1968
Because of the border guards, Cornflake S. Pecially refuses to visit the castle. King Friday, who is mindful of this, has a cake delivered to the castle to be cut up.

Season 1, Episode 4: Episode #1.4

22 February 1968
At the Television house, Rogers brings in a playpen and puppy. Mrs. Carol Saunders also makes her first visit. At the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday still wants to protect his province, so he sends Handyman Negri to install punch clocks at both ends of it.

Season 1, Episode 5: Episode #1.5

23 February 1968
After Rogers plays with them, Betty Aberlin takes some helium balloons to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Tagging them with a message of peace, she floats them above the castle. When King Friday reads the message, he ceases his efforts to stop change.

Season 1, Episode 6: Episode #1.6

26 February 1968
To prepare for his scientific endeavor, Rogers puts on a lab coat and compares various shells and shell-like objects, including a turtle shell, a conch shell, an armadillo's armored shell and a suit of armor. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Bud Alder compares oil-based and water-based paints. After sharing his wisdom with X the Owl, X teaches Lady Elaine various bird names.

Season 1, Episode 7: Episode #1.7

27 February 1968
In the Television house, Rogers takes care of a canary while, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine learns how practice must be needed to learn anything.

Season 1, Episode 8: Episode #1.8

28 February 1968
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe celebrates a peace party and honors Lynda Martha as a guest, while Lady Elaine Fairchilde dresses up as a dove of peace.

Season 1, Episode 9: Episode #1.9

29 February 1968
Rogers plays audio tapes of Neighborhood of Make-Believe puppet characters to make the viewers guess who is who. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Royal Coach Saunders plays hide and seek with Lady Elaine and X.

Season 1, Episode 10: Episode #1.10

1 March 1968
In the Television house, Rogers demonstrates the use of binoculars. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin dresses up as a snow goose.

Season 1, Episode 11: Episode #1.11

4 March 1968
Henrietta thinks X always has been spending time with Lady Elaine. X alleviates it by inviting Henrietta bird watching.

Season 1, Episode 12: Episode #1.12

5 March 1968
Jewell Walker pretends to do a baseball game and then teaches X arithmetic.

Season 1, Episode 13: Episode #1.13

6 March 1968
Without asking, Lady Elaine steals King Friday's painting of the Bluebird of Happiness.

Season 1, Episode 14: Episode #1.14

7 March 1968
Rogers improvises on paper how music in a song makes him feel. Professor Joseph Fitzpatrick is also introduced to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and he discusses Seurat.

Season 1, Episode 15: Episode #1.15

8 March 1968
Rogers bandages his finger to prove that it is still there. Vivian Richman introduces folk songs about feelings.

Season 1, Episode 16: Episode #1.16

11 March 1968
A sculptor visits the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Lady Aberlin also knits a sweater for Henrietta and X.

Season 1, Episode 17: Episode #1.17

12 March 1968
Rogers brings in a Sicilian donkey whose name is Donkey Hodie. Donkey Hodie is also welcomed to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Henrietta learns how he only uses his teeth when he eats his food.

Season 1, Episode 18: Episode #1.18

13 March 1968
At the Television House, Rogers talks about his boyhood days when he did not practice a clarinet. At the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Donkey Hodie stays in X's tree until he can find a place to live.

Season 1, Episode 19: Episode #1.19

14 March 1968
Donkey Hodie decides the best place for building a windmill would be in the hills behind the Castle. King Friday objects to this.

Season 1, Episode 20: Episode #1.20

15 March 1968
Mr. Rogers shows a model windmill to help explain how windmills work. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe decides they should prove to King Friday that Donkey Hodie does not bite anyone. This also gets Donkey Hodie to build the windmill behind the castle.

Season 1, Episode 21: Episode #1.21

18 March 1968
Chef Brockett is ready for Donkey Hodie to break ground for the windmill. Brockett also brings in a snowman made from dough.

Season 1, Episode 22: Episode #1.22

19 March 1968
Rogers covers this episode discussing the White House and the U.S. presidents.

Season 1, Episode 23: Episode #1.23

20 March 1968
Rogers discusses the use of eye glasses. Henrietta also receives glasses.

Season 1, Episode 24: Episode #1.24

21 March 1968
Rogers has his eyes examined. King Friday wants Donkey Hodie's windmill to be built somewhere else.

Season 1, Episode 25: Episode #1.25

22 March 1968
Lady Aberlin, X and Henrietta bring housewarming gifts for Donkey Hodie at his unseen home.

Season 1, Episode 26: Episode #1.26

25 March 1968
Rogers discusses growing and changes a doll's diaper. Nurse Miller also assures Tadpole Frogg he is growing at just the right pace.

Season 1, Episode 27: Episode #1.27

26 March 1968
Rogers makes a toy bed and pretends to make a doll sleep in it. Lady Elaine also wants Edgar Cooke's pillow.

Season 1, Episode 28: Episode #1.28

27 March 1968
After he locks his pillow in a safe, Edgar Cooke expresses his different feelings. Lady Elaine Fairchilde finds her special toy, which is a boomerang.

Season 1, Episode 29: Episode #1.29

28 March 1968
Rogers demonstrates the use of a loom and sees them being operated by Nantucket weavers.

Season 1, Episode 30: Episode #1.30

29 March 1968
After Rogers demonstrates the use of violins and violas, he invites Michael Grebanier to play his cello. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine makes a new boomerang trick which is turning everything upside down.

Season 1, Episode 31: Episode #1.31

1 April 1968
Rogers discusses wild animals and Mr. McFeely brings in a Mexican parakeet.

Season 1, Episode 32: Episode #1.32

2 April 1968
Rogers puts on various masks to prove he doesn't change when he puts one on. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe is trying to trace out what is believed to be a red monster.

Season 1, Episode 33: Episode #1.33

3 April 1968
Rogers gives some oranges to the members of a ballet company that is set perform "The Sad Monster Ballet".

Season 1, Episode 34: Episode #1.34

4 April 1968
Rogers plays music by blowing across bottles of water. Mr. McDonald also makes a visit to play a section of Die Miestersinger. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe summons Digger Digorum to search for the mysterious red monster.

Season 1, Episode 35: Episode #1.35

5 April 1968
Rogers and Chef Brockett make their own tunnels from what is around them. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe finally concludes no red monsters are in the tunnels.

Season 1, Episode 36: Episode #1.36

8 April 1968
Digger Digorum bears gifts as she leaves the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Season 1, Episode 37: Episode #1.37

9 April 1968
Outside the Television house, Peggy Lipschutz draws with chalk while Vivian Richman's song plays.

Season 1, Episode 38: Episode #1.38

10 April 1968
Rogers demonstrates exercises by using the handlebars from an exercise machine. Sara Saturday, who had been frightened a week earlier by the monster, is also welcomed to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Season 1, Episode 39: Episode #1.39

11 April 1968
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe is preparing to hold a reception party for Sara Saturday. Handyman Negri goes to a men's fashion show at the Museum-Go-Round so he can find the perfect outfit for the reception.

Season 1, Episode 40: Episode #1.40

12 April 1968
The reception party for Sara Saturday takes place.

Season 1, Episode 41: Episode #1.41

15 April 1968
Corny, X and Henrietta have various actions to the rain in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Season 1, Episode 42: Episode #1.42

16 April 1968
Lady Aberlin gives X the scarf that she had promised for him. In turn, X gives her a walnut, and she takes it to the new trading tower that Grand-père has established.

Season 1, Episode 43: Episode #1.43

17 April 1968
John Reardon appears for the first time. King Friday asks him to make an opera, and Reardon gets started on it right away.

Season 1, Episode 44: Episode #1.44

18 April 1968
Reardon holds auditions for his opera while Mrs. Frogg provides the costumes. Sara Saturday also has to babysit during the opera so Henrietta decides to be a babysitter in the opera.

Season 1, Episode 45: Babysitter Opera

19 April 1968
During Reardon's opera, Lady Aberlin hires Henrietta to look after Donkey Hodie.

Season 1, Episode 46: Episode #1.46

22 April 1968
Rogers gets a haircut while discussing with the barber how it doesn't hurt. The same barber also cuts Corny's hair.

Season 1, Episode 47: Episode #1.47

23 April 1968
Marion and Nicholas Petrov visit the Neighborhood of Make-Believe dressed up as both X the Owl and Henrietta Pussycat. They dance in both costumes and in leotards.

Season 1, Episode 48: Episode #1.48

24 April 1968
Chef Brockett, who is in apple-giving mood, gives apples, applesauce and apple juice.

Season 1, Episode 49: Episode #1.49

25 April 1968
Rogers uses drinking straws to demonstrate the use of blowing soap bubbles. Mrs. Rubin also shows paintings that were all done with straws.

Season 1, Episode 50: Episode #1.50

26 April 1968
Mr. McFeely brings over a battery operated steam shovel. Dr. Marchl enjoys Grand-père's machine because it responds to all French words. Marchl then talks with Henrietta and X about the way boys and girls do things differently.

Season 1, Episode 51: Episode #1.51

29 April 1968
Mime Walker pantomimes Goldilocks and the Three Bears as Grand-père tells the story. Rogers also gets to see a real trained bear.

Season 1, Episode 52: Episode #1.52

30 April 1968
In the Television home, Katie Lewin tells Rogers how puzzles are made. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Handyman Negri and Daniel organize their own play retitled as "Benjamin Franklin and the Three Bears" at the request of X.

Season 1, Episode 53: Episode #1.53

1 May 1968
Rogers discusses Benjamin Franklin and reads about Franklin as a boy. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe expands their play into becoming "Goldilocks, Benjamin Franklin, and the Three Bears".

Season 1, Episode 54: Episode #1.54

2 May 1968
Alder demonstrates how heat causes things to change. X prints signs to advertise the play. King Friday wants a part in it and the title is expanded to "King Friday, Goldilocks, Benjamin Franklin and the three bears".

Season 1, Episode 55: The Three Bears Play

3 May 1968
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe stages the play "King Friday, Goldilocks, Benjamin Franklin and the three bears".

Season 1, Episode 56: Episode #1.56

6 May 1968
Rogers brings in a basket of vegetables. Chef Brockett also shows cooked vegetables to both Rogers and the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Season 1, Episode 57: Episode #1.57

7 May 1968
Rogers discusses rabbits. Henrietta gets cheered up by a familiar face.

Season 1, Episode 58: Episode #1.58

8 May 1968
Rogers talks about the arrival of a new baby. Meanwhile, Corny is too busy to spend a lot of time with Joey Hollingsworth. King Friday is also unwilling to give too much time either.

Season 1, Episode 59: Episode #1.59

9 May 1968
Rogers demonstrates the use of three tools, a hacksaw, a hammer, and a screwdriver. Handyman Negri also fixes Rogers' sink. Tadpole Frogg expresses his sadness for thinking he had broken a fountain.

Season 1, Episode 60: Episode #1.60

10 May 1968
Rogers demonstrates using a clown marionette. A dance recital is prepared in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. King Friday tries to blunt the dance rehearsal by forbidding applause and moving the start time forward, so he can woo Sara Saturday.

Season 1, Episode 61: Episode #1.61

13 May 1968
Rogers makes mud pies and a dam. Professor Fitzpatrick illustrates the difference between a calm sea and a rough sea. Corny and Joey Hollingsworth dig a well for which Hollingsworth is assigned to sell rockers.

Season 1, Episode 62: Episode #1.62

14 May 1968
With pipes now carrying water into Corny's factory, Corny sends a water-filled goblet and cup to King Friday.

Season 1, Episode 63: Episode #1.63

15 May 1968
Rogers warms some wiener buns in his oven so that Chef Brockett and Mr. McFeely can enjoy them. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, everyone has turned their attention on the fire that has completely burned down Corny's factory.

Season 1, Episode 64: Episode #1.64

16 May 1968
Rogers discusses firemen. He also puts on a fireman's outfit. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe gets right to work, rebuilding Corny's factory.

Season 1, Episode 65: Episode #1.65

17 May 1968
Lady Aberlin, Handyman Negri, and X rebuild all of Corny's factory. Everyone donates something to help, including King Friday.

Season 1, Episode 66: Episode #1.66

20 May 1968
Rogers dictates how all toys do what you want them to do. His son, John, also makes his first appearance on the show to play with model antique cars. Meanwhile, at the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Corny's newly-rebuilt factory offers to help Mime Walker in his go-cart play-act.

Season 1, Episode 67: Episode #1.67

21 May 1968
King Friday is ready to dedicate the new factory, but Lady Elaine senses he is afraid of elevators. This changes some of the dedication.

Season 1, Episode 68: Episode #1.68

22 May 1968
Rogers attends a dance class taught by Miss Nelson and Bruce of Dimension 5 records, and is introduced to Bruce's "musical computer".

Season 1, Episode 69: Episode #1.69

23 May 1968
Donkey Hodie has had no visitors at his unseen home and wants some to come.

Season 1, Episode 70: Episode #1.70

24 May 1968
Everyone travels from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe to the unseen home so that Donkey Hodie can get visitors all day long.

Season 1, Episode 71: Episode #1.71

27 May 1968
Rogers brushes his teeth in the kitchen sink. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Mr. McFeely brings Donkey Hodie some mouthwash, while Sara Saturday returns to the Castle for a dance recital.

Season 1, Episode 72: Episode #1.72

28 May 1968
King Friday and Handyman Negri take up a campaign against littering in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Season 1, Episode 73: Episode #1.73

29 May 1968
Lady Elaine is derided for throwing litter around as a protest. What she really has wanted is one of Chef Brockett's cookies.

Season 1, Episode 74: Episode #1.74

30 May 1968
Major Smith gives King Friday a citation to start the Neighborhood of Make-Believe clean-up campaign.

Season 1, Episode 75: Episode #1.75

31 May 1968
Lady Aberlin dresses up as X so she can welcome Miss Emilie, who has been ill for some time.

Season 1, Episode 76: Episode #1.76

3 June 1968
Dr. Marchl gets opinions from Corny, Mrs. Frogg, and Lady Aberlin. She is trying to cheer up King Friday, who has been missing Sara Saturday.

Season 1, Episode 77: Episode #1.77

4 June 1968
Lady Aberlin enlists several teenagers to try and entertain King Friday.

Season 1, Episode 78: Episode #1.78

5 June 1968
Handyman Negri is making a list for King Friday. At his instructions, Negri writes "Sara Saturday" on the S page and agrees that he will call her within a day.

Season 1, Episode 79: Episode #1.79

6 June 1968
King Friday gets advice on how to contact Sara Saturday. Once she is reached, Sara invites him to visit her at her home.

Season 1, Episode 80: Episode #1.80

7 June 1968
For a while, King Friday has been reluctant to see Sara Saturday outside the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. He finally comes to a decision on this.

Season 1, Episode 81: Episode #1.81

10 June 1968
John Reardon pretends to be a mailman while he visits the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. He sends a note that King Friday and Edgar Cooke are staying with Sara Saturday a few extra days. Lady Elaine, meanwhile, wants to set up a campsite at the Castle garden.

Season 1, Episode 82: Episode #1.82

11 June 1968
Hugh Wright sets up a tent both outside Rogers' television house and in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Lady Elaine is using the tents as the centerpiece for her upcoming opera.

Season 1, Episode 83: Episode #1.83

12 June 1968
Lady Elaine is beginning to develop her own opera, but Reardon has no idea what kind she is making with camping equipment. At Lady Elaine's behest, he gets his own covered wagon.

Season 1, Episode 84: The Campsite Opera

13 June 1968
Lady Elaine is a campsite owner in the opera and is not pleased with some guests that appear.

Fred Rogers ... Mr. Rogers / Campsite Owner (Lady Elaine Fairchilde) / Benjamin Franklin (X the Owl)

Betty Aberlin ... Photographer
Don Brockett ... Covered wagon
Andrew Green ... Royal Messenger
John Reardon ... Hobby Horse Express man

Season 1, Episode 85: Episode #1.85

14 June 1968
After he brings in a kitten, Rogers and Miss Emile reflect on one of Vija Vetra's dances.

Season 1, Episode 86: Episode #1.86

17 June 1968
Lady Elaine won't remove the tents from the castle garden, so Handyman Negri dresses as a great crested grebe to try and scare her away.

Season 1, Episode 87: Episode #1.87

18 June 1968
Rogers has got a new aquarium. His first fish to go in it are two catfish. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin tries to remove the tents from the Castle garden.

Season 1, Episode 88: Episode #1.88

19 June 1968
Mr. McFeely brings two piglets into the television house. A visitor to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe coaxes Lady Elaine to move her tents to Someplace Else.

Season 1, Episode 89: Episode #1.89

20 June 1968
Having been away for a while, King Friday returns to the neighborhood bearing gifts.

Season 1, Episode 90: Episode #1.90

21 June 1968
King Friday announces that everyone will get a big surprise next week.

Season 1, Episode 91: Episode #1.91

24 June 1968
Rogers builds a wood frame. Handyman Negri is building a new balcony on the castle.

Season 1, Episode 92: Episode #1.92

25 June 1968
Rogers and Mr. McFeely take care of two ducks that have wondered onto the porch before seeing the Vagabond Marionettes' production of Rumpelstiltskin.

Fred Rogers ... Mr. Rogers
Vincent Anthony ... Vagabond Marionette Operator #1

Mitchell Edmonds ... Vagabond Marionette Operator #2
David Newell ... Mr. McFeely
Susan Perkins ... Vagabond Marionette Operator #3

Season 1, Episode 93: Episode #1.93

26 June 1968
A special guest is supposed to enter the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Lady Aberlin takes Lady Elaine's boomerang. But the guest's identity remains a secret, and in her frustration Lady Aberlin accidentally turns King Friday upside down.

Season 1, Episode 94: Episode #1.94

27 June 1968
Lady Aberlin pantomimes the growth of a plant in the television house. She also presents a flower arrangement for Sara Saturday, who is revealed to be the special guest.

Season 1, Episode 95: Episode #1.95

28 June 1968
King Friday prepares Sara Saturday's room in the castle.

Season 1, Episode 96: Episode #1.96

1 July 1968
Mr. McFeely shows Rogers how to blow bubbles by using liquid detergent. He also gives out liquid detergent samples to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Meanwhile, Daniel thinks that King Friday and Sara Saturday will marry.

Season 1, Episode 97: Episode #1.97

2 July 1968
After Rogers tries on different shoes, Handyman Negri sees that communication with the Neighborhood of Make-Believe is intact. A dance teacher and her students also perform a few steps.

Season 1, Episode 98: Episode #1.98

3 July 1968
Mr. Farnham and his daughter Cindy Farnum discuss stones and how they are cut and polished for jewelry. Then Mr. Anybody makes his first visit. He decides he'll be a stonesmith today. Mr. Anybody gives stones to several neighbors in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. King Friday selects a stone for mounting on rings.

Season 1, Episode 99: Episode #1.99

4 July 1968
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe celebrates Scottish Day.

Season 1, Episode 100: Episode #1.100

5 July 1968
Rogers shows the comparison between two different scales: one to weigh groceries and one to weigh humans. Nurse Miller gives physicals to the neighbors. Lady Elaine refuses to cooperate, turning King Friday upside-down.

Season 1, Episode 101: Episode #1.101

8 July 1968
Rogers demonstrates several types of different whistles. Mr. Anybody plays a whistle in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and gives one to the Trolley.

Season 1, Episode 102: Episode #1.102

9 July 1968
Rogers pretends to give aid to a sick person. Nurse Miller also gives a shot to Tadpole Frogg who is sick.

Season 1, Episode 103: Episode #1.103

10 July 1968
Rogers talks of playing with toys and reads the poem of The Land of Counterpane by Robert Louis Stevenson. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Tadpole Frogg and Lady Aberlin pretend to roller skate. Lady Aberlin finds out that King Friday and Sara Saturday are in the R Room of the Castle.

Season 1, Episode 104: Episode #1.104

11 July 1968
Rogers makes drums out of tin cans and listens to a real drummer. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Mr. Anybody anchors a neighborhood orchestra.

Season 1, Episode 105: Episode #1.105

12 July 1968
Rogers demonstrates how the xylophone works. John Costa, who is on the accordion, joins Rogers on several song duets. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe orchestra holds a concert for King Friday and Sara Saturday.

Season 1, Episode 106: Episode #1.106

15 July 1968
Rogers discusses fairy tales. He reads Little Red Riding Hood and explains what parkas are. Mr. McFeely shows a parka his children sent him for his upcoming birthday. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin and Daniel play peek-a-boo, which involves some other neighbors. As a kind act, Lady Aberlin gives hoods to several neighbors.

Season 1, Episode 107: Episode #1.107

16 July 1968
Rogers is weaving a basket for Mr. McFeely's birthday. Bernie Jessol, Lowell Meek, and Akeba Blazia also perform gymnastics at the Castle.

Season 1, Episode 108: Episode #1.108

17 July 1968
Rogers brings in a mother turtle and a baby turtle. Miss Emilie shares a book about animals. She also shares with Corny and Henrietta what gifts they will give for Mr. McFeely's birthday.

Season 1, Episode 109: Episode #1.109

18 July 1968
Jan Zandhuis presents a small glass bicycle to Rogers that he made for Mr. McFeely's birthday. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Daniel has a gift for Mr. McFeely, but accidentally he breaks it.

Season 1, Episode 110: Episode #1.110

19 July 1968
Rogers' television house is the site of Mr. McFeely's birthday party. King Friday and Sara Saturday offer a gift.

Season 1, Episode 111: Episode #1.111

22 July 1968
Rogers discusses how a piano works and then shows a film on how people make pianos. Van Cliburn plays piano at the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Season 1, Episode 112: Episode #1.112

23 July 1968
Rogers shows how to express your anger on the drums. Dr. Marchl tells Lady Elaine Fairchilde the difference between reality and dreams.

Season 1, Episode 113: Episode #1.113

24 July 1968
Lady Elaine has trouble sleeping in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Season 1, Episode 114: Episode #1.114

25 July 1968
Lady Elaine wants to turn King Friday upside-down with her Boomerang, but it backfires and the whole Neighborhood turns upside-down.

Season 1, Episode 115: Episode #1.115

26 July 1968
Rogers pretends to ride a camel through the sand, while Donkey Hodie is bothered by sand blowing from Lady Elaine's sandbox.

Season 1, Episode 116: Episode #1.116

29 July 1968
Lady Aberlin and Handyman Negri don a horse costume in which they dance for King Friday and Sara Saturday.

Season 1, Episode 117: Episode #1.117

29 July 1968
Rogers shows how a foot measurer works. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe begins preparations for a fair.

Season 1, Episode 118: Episode #1.118

31 July 1968
Rogers displays an assortment of Native American clothing and witnesses Native American dancers. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine Fairchilde wants to be a cowgirl for the fair. Both King Friday and Daniel Tiger demonstrate activities at their booths.

Season 1, Episode 119: Episode #1.119

1 August 1968
Officer Clemmons arrives to show what a badge represents. He then issues a permit for the Neighborhood of Make-Believe street fair.

Season 1, Episode 120: Episode #1.120

2 August 1968
It's raining in the neighborhood, so Rogers brings in his umbrella. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe appears sad because the rain there is threatening to spoil the street fair.

Season 1, Episode 121: Episode #1.121

5 August 1968
Rogers, Chef Brockett, and Mr. McFeely decorate doughnuts. Joey Hollingsworth returns to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and shares with Chef Brockett a magic recipe for peanut butter cookies.

Season 1, Episode 122: Episode #1.122

6 August 1968
Rogers shows how to use a pair of flippers and an inner tube for scuba. A scuba diver discusses the equipment that she uses. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Joey Hollingsworth and Daniel Tiger sail a boat in the Froggs' pond.

Season 1, Episode 123: Episode #1.123

7 August 1968
Rogers brings in light bulbs. Scientist Alder has flashlights and the batteries that make them work. X anticipates his gift from Joey Hollingsworth.

Season 1, Episode 124: Episode #1.124

8 August 1968
Rogers talks about all sorts of sports that are played with a ball (such as football, soccer and baseball). In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Joey Hollingsworth performs a dance with a magic ball.

Season 1, Episode 125: Episode #1.125

9 August 1968
Rogers sets up a punching bag, explaining how some people punch a bag when they are angry, saying that rules must be followed in boxing. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe has a surprise for Joey Hollingsworth.

Season 1, Episode 126: Episode #1.126

12 August 1968
Rogers discusses the difference between a rooster and a hen. He also makes a chicken marionette.

Season 1, Episode 127: Episode #1.127

13 August 1968
Lady Aberlin draws portraits of Corny and Daniel for a book for Sara Saturday, who is going away for a while.

Season 1, Episode 128: Episode #1.128

14 August 1968
Rogers explains the meaning of the word "disappear," which isn't always literal. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe bids goodbye to Sara Saturday, but she and King Friday declare that she will return.

Season 1, Episode 129: Episode #1.129

15 August 1968
Robert Troll makes his first visit to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe because he wants to see Sara Saturday in Westwood. However, he must wait a day for Westwood's wise women.

Season 1, Episode 130: Episode #1.130

16 August 1968
Robert Troll is still appreciative. Fortunately he meets Gloria Onque, one of Sara Saturday's wise women. She is about to meet with King Friday.

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: 1001

10 February 1969
Mrs. Frogg receives a telegram that says she has been offered a position at the Westwood zoo, but the Frogg family must get permission from King Friday to leave, since there will be no one to run the Museum-Go-Round.

Season 2, Episode 2: 1002

11 February 1969
King Friday needs to find another curator to operate the Museum-Go-Round. The Frogg family cannot leave until Lady Aberlin and others can fill that post. In the meantime, King Friday has a portrait of himself to give the Frogg family. Handyman Negri also arrives at Rogers' television house to collect a frame for the picture which sends to the neighborhood on the trolley.

Season 2, Episode 3: 1003

12 February 1969
Rogers discusses antiques and uses a vacuum cleaner to show how it works. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine applies for the position of Museum-Go-Round curator. Since she knows everything in the Museum, she is awarded the job. This enables the Frogg family to move to Westwood.

Season 2, Episode 4: 1004

13 February 1969
The Frogg family moves to their new home Westwood. Tadpole Frogg expresses his feelings about the move. Lady Elaine Fairchilde, the Museum-Go-Round's new curator, is also pleased with the move.

Season 2, Episode 5: 1005

14 February 1969
Rogers brings ducklings into the Television house. For their benefit, he fills a wading pool and both he and François Clemmons feed the ducklings. Lady Aberlin and Lady Elaine discuss the difference between being alive and being a model. Robert Troll tells King Friday that Sara Saturday will soon be arriving from Westwood.

Season 2, Episode 6: 1006

17 February 1969
Rogers welcomes a trumpet player to his television house. Sara Saturday also moves back to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Season 2, Episode 7: 1007

18 February 1969
Rogers paints the swing on the porch of the television house yellow. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe Castle is closed so King Friday can have important meetings.

Season 2, Episode 8: 1008

19 February 1969
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe is in the midst of a change. X the Owl turns the Z on his knothole door to an X, Lady Elaine Fairchilde paints the pillars of her Museum-Go-Round. But the big change is the news that Sara Saturday will marry King Friday.

Season 2, Episode 9: 1009

20 February 1969
King Friday and Queen Sara give interviews for their upcoming wedding.

Season 2, Episode 10: 1010

21 February 1969
The Castle holds a fashion show of many wedding garments.

Season 2, Episode 11: 1011

24 February 1969
Robert Troll measures the many wedding gifts that are pouring into the Castle.

Season 2, Episode 12: 1012

25 February 1969
Rogers brings mittens and gloves in a briefcase into the television house. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday orders that any guests to the royal wedding must take a bath and wear purple gloves.

Season 2, Episode 13: 1013

26 February 1969
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe stages a variety show, which includes a ballet called "The Purple Glove Ballet".

Season 2, Episode 14: 1014

27 February 1969
Lady Elaine Fairchilde gives her present for the Royal Wedding by sprucing up the Castle.

Season 2, Episode 15: 1015: The Royal Wedding

28 February 1969
Rogers, Miss Emile, and Chef Brockett carry out their plans for the Royal Wedding. What nobody knows until late is that King Friday wants the wedding to take place in the redesigned Castle garden.

Season 2, Episode 16: 1016

3 March 1969
While King Friday and Queen Sara are away on their honeymoon, Robert Troll welcomes his old friend, Dr. Bill Platypus, to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Season 2, Episode 17: 1017

4 March 1969
Dr. Platypus and Mrs. Platypus move into the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. X and Henrietta do what they can to accommodate them.

Season 2, Episode 18: 1018

5 March 1969
Rogers shows the insides of a buckeye. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Officer Clemmons helps the Platypus family settle temporarily in the Tree.

Season 2, Episode 19: 1019

6 March 1969
The Platypus family must wait for Digger Digorum to return before they can dig their new platypus home.

Season 2, Episode 20: 1020

7 March 1969
Rogers brings in various shovels, one of which he uses to put down fertilizer. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Henrietta has sewn curtains with a duckbill pattern. These go to the site for the new Platypus mound. Rogers also shares his homemade recipe for making Popsicles.

Season 2, Episode 21: 1021

10 March 1969
While digging the Platypus family's home, Digger Digorum and Handyman Negri discover a box containing a magic kite.

Season 2, Episode 22: 1022

11 March 1969
A magician performs many tricks at Rogers' television house. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the magic kite gives advice to everyone, including Digger Digorum.

Season 2, Episode 23: 1023

12 March 1969
Officer Clemmons pretends to be the voice of the magic kite. This convinces first Daniel and then X and Nurse Miller that the kite can talk and sing.

Season 2, Episode 24: 1024

13 March 1969
X wants the magic kite to add. Joey Hollingsworth returns just as Corny makes a rocking chair for kites.

Season 2, Episode 25: 1025

14 March 1969
Joey Hollingsworth returns with news that King Friday and Queen Sara will return on the following Friday. He gives to Corny the orders for chairs that must be filled by that time.

Season 2, Episode 26: 1026

17 March 1969
Mr. McFeely brings Lightning, a small horse, first to Rogers' television house and then to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. He hears Donkey Hodie has broken his arm, but it is actually an arm of the windmill that has been broken and not one of his real arms.

Season 2, Episode 27: 1027

18 March 1969
Rogers plays a Xylophone and visits percussionist Jean Wilmouth. Those in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe are sad because King Friday and Queen Sara are still on their honeymoon.

Season 2, Episode 28: 1028

19 March 1969
Edgar Cooke and Joey Hollingsworth, along with Lady Elaine, plan to decorate the Neighborhood of Make-Believe for the Royal family's return.

Season 2, Episode 29: 1029

20 March 1969
Joey Hollingsworth is dressed up as King Friday as part of the ceremony to welcome back the Royal couple. Lady Elaine instructs Lady Aberlin to dress as Queen Sara. This causes mass confusion and more discussions.

Season 2, Episode 30: 1030

21 March 1969
King Friday and Queen Sara return to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe to find the disguised Joey Hollingsworth and Lady Aberlin.

Season 2, Episode 31: 1031

24 March 1969
In the Television house, Rogers plays a matching game. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the Royal Family give moving frames to X, Henrietta, and Lady Elaine.

Season 2, Episode 32: 1032

25 March 1969
Rogers uses a balance scale to compare weights. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe is beginning plans for their upcoming carnival. X and Lady Aberlin demonstrate the talents they will display there.

Season 2, Episode 33: 1033

26 March 1969
Chef Brockett must explain cotton candy and carnivals to King Friday, and neither interest him. Lady Elaine gets into her fortune-teller mode for the upcoming carnival.

Season 2, Episode 34: 1034

27 March 1969
King Friday puts a damper on the carnival plans because he had not been asked for permission to hold it at the Castle.

Season 2, Episode 35: 1035

28 March 1969
With permission from King Friday, the Neighborhood of Make-Believe holds its carnival.

Season 2, Episode 36: 1036

31 March 1969
A Wizard enters the Neighborhood of Make-Believe to find Lady Elaine Fairchilde. He plays games and then stubs his toe, prompting Dr. Platypus, who also meets King Friday for the first time.

Season 2, Episode 37: 1037

1 April 1969
The Wizard of Lupovich leaves the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, but not without leaving a box for King Friday and others to watch.

Season 2, Episode 38: 1038

2 April 1969
Dr. Bill and Elsie Jean Platypus, among others, are curious about the box the Wizard of Lupovich had left for them. When the neighbors gather, the box opens itself to reveal a bunny cap. Anyone who puts it on, hops around.

Season 2, Episode 39: 1039

4 April 1969
Handyman Negri lets Corny, X, and Henrietta try the hopping cap. Dr. Bill Platypus has also built up a clientèle.

Season 2, Episode 40: 1040

5 April 1969
Several of those in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe don't like Dr. Bill's new bagpipes. He decides that he will have to find a different place to play them.

Season 2, Episode 41: 1041

7 April 1969
Mabel Mercer arrives in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe with a costume changer for Lady Aberlin.

Season 2, Episode 42: 1042

8 April 1969
Rogers looks after Carol Saunders' guitar. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Robert Troll raises some mischief.

Season 2, Episode 43: 1043

9 April 1969
Robert Troll wants to live at the campsite at Someplace Else, since Lady Elaine isn't using it anymore. But Robert is too afraid to ask, until friends offer him support.

Season 2, Episode 44: 1044

10 April 1969
Officer Clemmons has brought a building permit to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, but he doesn't know who it is for. The building permit, however, is really for a community center at Someplace Else.

Season 2, Episode 45: 1045

11 April 1969
Rogers brings in flower pots filled with orchids, tulips, and daffodils. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday is surprised by the sudden quiet. Everyone is watching Handyman Negri building the community center at Someplace Else.

Season 2, Episode 46: 1046

14 April 1969
To combat King Friday's boredom, singer Barbara Koski visits the Neighborhood of Make-Believe from Finland.

Season 2, Episode 47: 1047

15 April 1969
Rogers plays house with a set of dolls and two houses. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday orders all the locales to be numbered from west to east, all the way from the Eiffel Tower to the Clock.

Season 2, Episode 48: 1048

16 April 1969
Officer Clemmons reminds Rogers that Chef Brockett's birthday will be in two days' time. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine tells King Friday he can't always be number 1. This shows that all the house numbers on all the locales are coming down.

Season 2, Episode 49: 1049

17 April 1969
Rogers has to keep secret the cake he is making for Chef Brockett's birthday. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Robert Troll, X, and Daniel discuss their gifts for Brockett.

Season 2, Episode 50: 1050

18 April 1969
Today is Chef Brockett's birthday. King Friday offers the Atlantic Ocean as his gift.

Season 2, Episode 51: 1051

21 April 1969
Rogers puts together a puzzle Chef Brockett has given him as a thank-you present. Handyman Negri leaves the Neighborhood of Make-Believe for a scout jamboree. His replacement for the week is John Reardon.

Season 2, Episode 52: 1052

22 April 1969
Reardon is organizing an opera. Daniel, Lady Aberlin, and Dr. Platypus have parts in it.

Season 2, Episode 53: 1053

23 April 1969
Reardon distributes music to those who will take part in the opera. Robert Troll wants to be a whale, and Elsie Jean Platypus wants to play the Loch Ness monster.

Season 2, Episode 54: 1054

24 April 1969
Lady Aberlin gives the Trolley a waves costume for the opera, which also fools Corny making him want to have a part in the opera. The entire Neighborhood of Make-Believe will be the backdrop, simulating the sea.

Season 2, Episode 55: 1055: Lost and Found Teddy Bear Opera

25 April 1969
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe stages its opera about the search for a lost teddy bear.

Fred Rogers ... Mister Rogers / Teddy Bear (Daniel Tiger) / Benjamin Franklin (X the Owl)

Betty Aberlin ... Young Lady
Bill Barker ... Dr. Bill Platypus / Loch Ness Monster (Elsie Jean Platypus) (voice)
François Clemmons ... Policeman
John Reardon ... Captain
Robert Trow ... Robert Troll / Whale

Season 2, Episode 56: 1056

28 April 1969
Rogers is doing a puzzle, but Mr. McFeely barges in and takes it before it is even finished. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine surprises Handyman Negri, who drops his souvenir from the jamboree.

Season 2, Episode 57: 1057

29 April 1969
Rogers discusses the differences between male and female. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Handyman Negri and Lady Elaine assemble a rocket.

Season 2, Episode 58: 1058

30 April 1969
King Friday blocks the launch of Handyman Negri and Lady Elaine's rocket until some rules are laid down for it.

Season 2, Episode 59: 1059

1 May 1969
Carole Clemmons, François' wife, has some new poems. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine is mad at her improperly-working rocket.

Season 2, Episode 60: 1060

2 May 1969
King Friday completes his set of rules for Lady Elaine's rocket. Once these rules are followed, the rocket rides more smoothly.

Season 2, Episode 61: 1061

5 May 1969
Rogers builds a model car. Van Cliburn also enters the Neighborhood of Make-Believe gathering parts for the piano Lady Elaine is building.

Season 2, Episode 62: 1062

6 May 1969
Chef Brockett has made a piano-shaped cake for Van Cliburn, who performs at the Castle.

Season 2, Episode 63: 1063

7 May 1969
Lady Aberlin introduces a magic leaf. When she says the correct words, her aunt will sing for her.

Season 2, Episode 64: 1064

8 May 1969
A button band performs for the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, during which Vija Vetra performs a button dance as well.

Fred Rogers ... Mr. Rogers / King Friday XIII / Queen Sara Saturday / X the Owl / Lady Elaine Fairchilde
Johnny Costa ... Himself
Tom Lee ... Button Band Member
Carl McVicker ... Button Band Mermber
Joe Negri ... Handyman Negri
Vija Vetra ... Herself
John Vincent ... Button Band Member

Season 2, Episode 65: 1065

9 May 1969
Queen Sara gives a lesson to Lady Aberlin and King Friday about understanding Robert Troll's troll talk.

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: 1066

2 February 1970
Mr. Rogers receives a model of Daniel's clock from Bob Trow, and goes to his workshop where Bob is putting the finishing touches on the castle model. In Make Believe, Robert Troll is sad that the king still can't understand him and finds consolement with Daniel.

Season 3, Episode 2: 1067

3 February 1970
Mr. Rogers shows us a video on different kinds of trees. Mr. McFeely delivers a model of X and Henrietta's tree from Bob Trow. In Make Believe, X the Owl wishes his tree would grow oranges, and he and Lady Aberlin discuss how wishing for something will not make it so.

Season 3, Episode 3: 1068

4 February 1970
Rogers puts signs outside his front and back doors advising visitors to knock or ring. He also receives Bob Trow's model of the Museum-Go-Round.

Season 3, Episode 4: 1069

5 February 1970
Rogers brings in Bob Trow's model of the Platypus Mound. Officer Clemmons shows Rogers the workings at his police station. Dr. Bill and Elsie Jean Platypus also share a magic recipe for making pies.

Season 3, Episode 5: 1070

6 February 1970
Mr. Rogers visits Bob Trow, who presents him with the model of Corny's factory. In Make Believe, Lady Aberlin is having a bad hair day.

Season 3, Episode 6: 1071

9 February 1970
Rogers plays a game that uses different shapes and groceries. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine Fairchilde is preparing to open a pie restaurant between her Museum-Go-Round and the Platypus mound.

Season 3, Episode 7: 1072

10 February 1970
Mr. McFeely finds a puppy, which Rogers looks after until someone finds its home.

Season 3, Episode 8: 1073

11 February 1970
Chef Brockett shows how turnovers are made and helps run the new pie restaurant.

Season 3, Episode 9: 1074

12 February 1970
Bad manners cost Bob Dog after he eats all the pies in Lady Elaine's restaurant.

Season 3, Episode 10: 1075

13 February 1970
Dr. Yen Wang shows two laboratory rats, with which he wishes to show that the study of rats is intended to benefit human beings. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe opens the pie restaurant, but King Friday orders Bob Dog to move it to Someplace Else.

Season 3, Episode 11: 1076

16 February 1970
Rogers polishes his shoes. The Pittsburgh Junior Tamburitzans also visit the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, and Bob Dog emerges to dance with them.

Season 3, Episode 12: 1077

17 February 1970
Rogers discusses the things children can do with a shoe box. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Queen Sara is escorted to Westwood to visit Dr. Frogg.

Season 3, Episode 13: 1078

18 February 1970
Johnny Costa and his grandson visit both Rogers' television house and the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Season 3, Episode 14: 1079

19 February 1970
Rogers discusses growing both on the inside and on the outside. Mr. McFeely brings a dry aquarium holding frogs and tadpoles. Later Mr. McFeely visits the Westwood Children's Zoo. Queen Sara returns to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe from Westwood after two days with Dr. Frogg.

Season 3, Episode 15: 1080

20 February 1970
Rogers talks about the use of triangles, such as on the Yield sign. Betty Aberlin arrives with Bob Trow's model of the Eiffel Tower.

Season 3, Episode 16: 1081

23 February 1970
Henrietta Pussycat fears Bob Dog's teeth. Lady Aberlin confides in Henrietta and tells everyone the King Friday and Queen Sara have a good secret.

Season 3, Episode 17: 1082

24 February 1970
Bramble, a large horse, stands outside Rogers' television house. King Friday asks for, and receives, a stuffed horse. Daniel, however, is afraid of the model.

Season 3, Episode 18: 1083

25 February 1970
Rogers enters with a typewriter and the many ways to put the word "typewriter" to paper. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, an artist draws paintings of King Friday and Queen Sara.

Season 3, Episode 19: 1084

26 February 1970
Mister Rogers sets up a small model railroad. King Friday shares his secret with Mime Walker, informing him not to mention a word of it to anyone else.

Season 3, Episode 20: 1085

27 February 1970
Rogers has a recent chest x-ray, and explains what having an x-ray taken is about. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine warns her neighbors that King Friday might be starting a wild animal zoo. That, she feels, is his big secret, although it isn't.

Season 3, Episode 21: 1086

2 March 1970
Officer Clemmons announces he has accepted a new job with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. King Friday and Queen Sara announce their secret: they are having a baby.

Season 3, Episode 22: 1087

3 March 1970
Lady Elaine and Mrs. Saunders tie up Officer Clemmons in a frantic attempt to keep him from moving to New York.

Season 3, Episode 23: 1088

4 March 1970
Betty Aberlin gives Rogers a black angel fish for his tank. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, she dresses up as one. At the Tree, she introduces a song praising Henrietta Pussycat.

Season 3, Episode 24: 1089

5 March 1970
Mrs. Clemmons visits Rogers' television house with a poem about her new job title. Rogers invites her to a going-away party to be held the next day. A highlight of the gathering will be Mrs. Clemmons' favorite: raspberry delight.

Season 3, Episode 25: 1090

6 March 1970
Mr. and Mrs. François Clemmons are about to leave for New York. In both the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and Rogers' television house, neighbors hold a farewell party.

Season 3, Episode 26: 1091

9 March 1970
Rogers shows models of a bicycle and a tricycle. Along the way, he introduces the prefixes "bi" and "tri" to compare what each one means. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Bob Dog fears moving wheels.

Season 3, Episode 27: 1092

10 March 1970
Rogers uses a tape recorder to tape the sounds of a xylophone, a drum, and a slide whistle. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday thinks his baby should learn the guitar from birth.

Season 3, Episode 28: 1093

11 March 1970
Rogers shows how he reacts when he is angry. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin makes a punching bag from rags and knitting. X complements her work.

Season 3, Episode 29: 1094

12 March 1970
When Coach Saunders informs how athletic and exercise equipment can protect oneself, King Friday orders all the equipment for the new royal baby.

Season 3, Episode 30: 1095

13 March 1970
Rogers makes a window out of construction paper. Later he picks up a record album at Negri's Music Shop. In between, Chef Brockett goes to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe with a cake for Grand-père and Lady Elaine. Handyman Negri helps Lady Elaine fix the King Friday's broken window.

Season 3, Episode 31: 1096

16 March 1970
Mr. McFeely delivers Lady Elaine an invitation to a boomerang contest. To show her gratitude, Lady Elaine shows "Funny Fast Films" of Mr. McFeely and Chef Brockett.

Season 3, Episode 32: 1097

18 March 1970
Rogers plays rhyming games and flash cards with Bob Trow. Lady Elaine and several others participate in the boomerang contest.

Season 3, Episode 33: 1098

19 March 1970
Rogers shows different sizes of eggs and the animals who lay them. Elsie Jean Platypus says her newly-laid egg will hatch in ten days.

Season 3, Episode 34: 1099

20 March 1970
King Friday hears about the baby platypus that will emerge soon. He tries to make the Platypus family leave the Neighborhood of Make-Believe so that his new baby will be the first born there.

Season 3, Episode 35: 1100

20 March 1970
Dr. Bill Platypus and Digger Digorum convince King Friday that he will have the first human baby born in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Reminded, King Friday allows the Platypus family to stay. They will have the first animal baby born there.

Season 3, Episode 36: 1101: Death of a Goldfish

23 March 1970
In this highly-acclaimed early episode Mister Rogers discovers a dead fish in his aquarium, buries it, and talks about his boyhood feelings when his dog died. He assures children that memories can help, and that sadness isn't forever.

Season 3, Episode 37: 1102

24 March 1970
At the grave of the fish he had buried, Rogers talks of sad feelings. At Negri's Music Shop, he witnesses the Pittsburgh Junior Tamburitzans play. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the Platypus family waits for there egg to hatch.

Season 3, Episode 38: 1103

25 March 1970
Lady Aberlin finds everybody, except Lady Elaine, is at the Platypus Mound, waiting for the egg to hatch.

Season 3, Episode 39: 1104: Birth of Ana Platypus

26 March 1970
Rogers demonstrates the use of a cane and shows many ways to write his name. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe celebrates the birth of Dr. Bill and Elsie Jean's baby girl platypus, Ana.

Season 3, Episode 40: 1105

27 March 1970
Handyman Negri is among those with a gift for the baby Platypus. It's a song to fit her Latin name, Ornithorhynchus anatinus.

Season 3, Episode 41: 1106

30 March 1970
Bob Trow has made his own model of the Neighborhood Trolley and its tracks for Rogers. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday is tired of waiting for the baby to be born. Several neighbors decide to hold a play based on what King Friday puts in a suitcase.

Season 3, Episode 42: 1107

31 March 1970
Rogers makes a cardboard suitcase, while in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Mr. Anybody finds his apparently empty suitcase has a heavy rock in it. Lady Elaine had to have put the rock inside.

Season 3, Episode 43: 1108

1 April 1970
Rogers goes to Negri's Music Shop to see Betty Aberlin perform a few simple magic tricks. Lady Elaine has her reservations about the upcoming play the Neighborhood of Make-Believe will stage. Mr. Anybody tells her she can be in the play if she asks to.

Season 3, Episode 44: 1109

2 April 1970
Rogers brings two gerbils to his television house. On a visit to the McFeelys' house, he finds Mr. McFeely looking after a Saint Bernard. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Bob Dog is practicing for his role in the play "Let the Vet Get the Pet", but it isn't easy.

Season 3, Episode 45: 1110

3 April 1970
Rogers looks after two penguins for Mr. McFeely. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe holds its stage play, which is about a vet flying in a jet to check on a pet.

Season 3, Episode 46: 1111

6 April 1970
Robert Troll visits to see Ana Platypus, as do X and Henrietta.

Season 3, Episode 47: 1112

7 April 1970
Dr. Bill Platypus talks about time to X and Henrietta, who have discovered the newborn platypus is too small to play with them.

Season 3, Episode 48: 1113

8 April 1970
Mr. McFeely delivers a fortune teller's costume, which Mr. Anybody wears to predict the future.

Season 3, Episode 49: 1114

9 April 1970
Rogers welcomes Mrs. Franks, who demonstrates how to carve leather. Later he discusses wearing an eye patch. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Handyman Negri assures King Friday that his eye is underneath an eye patch.

Season 3, Episode 50: 1115

10 April 1970
Rogers shows the dog that belongs to his son John. At Bob Trow's workshop, Rogers finds Trow and John working on fingerpaint pictures. Handyman Negri and Lady Aberlin have a message for Bob Dog.

Season 3, Episode 51: 1116

13 April 1970
Gifts have been pouring in for the imminent birth of Queen Sara's baby. One of them is a paper crown, which Henrietta takes without asking.

Season 3, Episode 52: 1117: Birth of Prince Tuesday

14 April 1970
Rogers talks of being able to do certain skills at certain ages. Meanwhile, the Neighborhood of Make-Believe is abuzz with excitement, as Queen Sara gives birth to a prince named Tuesday.

Season 3, Episode 53: 1118

15 April 1970
The gifts keep pouring in for the newborn Prince Tuesday, which makes Lady Elaine jealous. Joey Hollingsworth arrives with gifts for the baby and other neighbors.

Season 3, Episode 54: 1119

16 April 1970
A watch repairman shows Rogers the proper use of his watch-cleaning machine. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Nurse Miller tells all that Queen Sara and the newborn prince will begin to accept visitors next week.

Season 3, Episode 55: 1120

17 April 1970
Instead of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Rogers sees a story played out in Betty's Little Theater. Four dancers, dressed as raccoons, perform a nighttime adventure.

Season 3, Episode 56: 1121

20 April 1970
Lady Elaine is annoyed with Prince Tuesday's constant crying. At one point, she asks King Friday and Queen Sara to send the baby back, although they can't.

Season 3, Episode 57: 1122

21 April 1970
Prince Tuesday is one week old, and the Castle is suitably decorated for a celebration. King Friday gives gifts to everyone, which only rides Lady Elaine's jealousy.

Season 3, Episode 58: 1123

22 April 1970
Rogers shows how he operates Picture-Picture and the Trolley. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday asks that Reardon put together an opera within two days.

Season 3, Episode 59: 1124

23 April 1970
Reardon fears that he doesn't have enough time to write an opera for Friday, but he assembles the basics quickly.

Season 3, Episode 60: 1125: Pineapples and Tomatoes Opera

24 April 1970
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe holds its opera about the Pineapple Can Telephone Company.

Fred Rogers ... Mister Rogers / Housewife who loves tomatoes (Lady Elaine) / Benjamin Franklin (X the Owl) / King Friday XIII / Cornflake S. Pecially / Daniel Striped Tiger / Queen Sara Saturday

Betty Aberlin ... Opera Operator
John Reardon ... Pineapple Telephone Can Company VP

Season 3, Episode 61: 1126

27 April 1970
Captain Kangaroo visits, Rogers' television house and the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. He sees that Lady Elaine and Donkey Hodie are hopeful that the carrots would grow faster somehow.

Season 3, Episode 62: 1127

28 April 1970
Rogers visits Jan Zandhuis, a glassblower, who is doing a project for Mrs. Saunders. King Friday feels baby Prince Tuesday should be taught subtraction.

Season 3, Episode 63: 1128

29 April 1970
Rogers makes modeling clay, a perfect spot for son Jamie to discuss clay figurines. Dancer Ethel Winter is toured around the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and Someplace Else.

Season 3, Episode 64: 1129

30 April 1970
Rogers relates the lessons on teeth that he learned as a child.

Season 3, Episode 65: 1130

1 May 1970
Rogers and Chef Brockett play games in which one doesn't see, but hears or feels.

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: 1131

15 February 1971
King Friday feels that babies are getting too much attention and on Prince Tuesday, he tries to limit such attention to one hour a day.

Season 4, Episode 2: 1132

16 February 1971
Meghan Sweenie has her routine check-up. Dr. Mermelstein tells Rogers the basics of this physical operation. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Prince Tuesday's crying prompts some neighbors to take action.

Fred Rogers ... Mister Rogers / Lady Elaine Fairchilde / King Friday XIII

Betty Aberlin ... Lady Aberlin
Bill Barker ... Dr. Bill Platypus / Elsie Jean Platypus (voice) (as W.P. Barker)
Howard Mermelstein ... Himself (as Howard Mermelstein M.D.)
David Newell ... Mr. McFeely
Mary Rawson ... Herself (as Mary Sweenie)
Christopher Sweenie ... Himself
Meghan Sweenie ... Herself

Season 4, Episode 3: 1133

17 February 1971
Rogers and Bob Trow make some Popsicle-stick crafts.

Season 4, Episode 4: 1134

18 February 1971
Rogers discusses the about string quartet (e.g. violins, banjos, guitars) and hears each instrument at Negri's Music Shop. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Mr. McFeely delivers a bass fiddle to King Friday.

Season 4, Episode 5: 1135

19 February 1971
Rogers demonstrates how music is written as well as performed. Those in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe try to play the bass fiddle, then offer their opinions on the Machine That Plays The Bass.

Season 4, Episode 6: 1136

22 February 1971
When King Friday wants to have a waterfall for his Castle garden, Donkey Hodie suggests that they install new plumbing.

Season 4, Episode 7: 1137

23 February 1971
While gymnasts perform in the Castle gymnasium, water begins to leak inside. It is revealed that one of the pipes for the Castle garden waterfall is clogged.

Season 4, Episode 8: 1138

24 February 1971
Handyman Negri and Donkey Hodie finish the Castle garden waterfall. François Clemmons visits as waterfall singer.

Season 4, Episode 9: 1139

25 February 1971
Rogers needs a washer for a fountain he wants to assemble. Instead of taking one from Bob Trow's workshop, he merely leaves him a note. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the Castle fountain works only to a small extent. Lady Elaine has taken the windmill at Someplace Else apart for unknown reasons.

Season 4, Episode 10: 1140

26 February 1971
Lady Elaine wants her Museum-Go-Round to turn, so she harnesses X to the Museum. He doesn't want to spend all hours turning the Museum, but he does get it moving in another way.

Season 4, Episode 11: 1141

1 March 1971
Miss Paulifficate bumps into Daniel's toy tiger and rips it, but she glues it back together. They give a letter to Dr. Bill Platypus.

Season 4, Episode 12: 1142

2 March 1971
Mrs. Lawver, a doll collector, presents to Rogers her collection of antique dolls. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Dr. Bill Platypus receives his lesson toward a pediatrician's license. He is to borrow a doll for the practice.

Season 4, Episode 13: 1143

3 March 1971
Bob Dog accidentally rips Dr. Bill's second pediatrician lesson and hides. Lady Elaine magically reverses the damage. She also gets a lesson on child care from Dr. Bill.

Season 4, Episode 14: 1144

4 March 1971
After he shows some children's drawings, Rogers visits Mrs. Saunders school, talks with the children and watches them play. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Mr. McFeely delivers a package from the pediatrician school to Dr. Bill. The letter says he will continue his training in Australia. Thus, the Platypus family will be leaving tomorrow.

Season 4, Episode 15: 1145

5 March 1971
Don Williamson visits the television house to demonstrate his radio-controlled model airplane. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday still doesn't want the Platypus family to visit Australia. But then he is given the right to start their flying machine.

Season 4, Episode 16: 1146

8 March 1971
Rogers talks of light bulbs and replaces one of the bulbs on the traffic signal inside the television house. Two boys also discuss bird-watching with Rogers.

Season 4, Episode 17: 1147

9 March 1971
Rogers shows a hidden object in a drawing of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. The neighborhood discovers an old toy that Corny used to manufacture: a toy horse in the Chatty-Cathy mold.

Season 4, Episode 18: 1148

10 March 1971
Rogers sacrifices NOM for a visit to Betty's Little Theater. When the planned guests aren't able to appear, Betty Aberlin improvises a play with Bob Trow, Joe Negri and Audrey Roth.

Season 4, Episode 19: 1149

11 March 1971
When the name "upside-down cake" offends King Friday, he affronts everyone with a short-lived rule that they should say what he doesn't mean.

Season 4, Episode 20: 1150

12 March 1971
Queen Sara asks Bob Dog to send a note asking if Henrietta Pussycat can babysit for Prince Tuesday. Bob Dog is distracted with a new rocking chair, but he finds a way to help the Royal Family.

Season 4, Episode 21: 1151

15 March 1971
Bob Dog wants to wear shoes so Queen Sara will like him as much as she likes Prince Tuesday.

Season 4, Episode 22: 1152

16 March 1971
Joe Negri displays musical instruments that are made out of junk. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine borrows Corny's hammer without asking first.

Season 4, Episode 23: 1153

17 March 1971
Children act out various nursery rhymes at Betty's Little Theater. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe acts out Old King Cole.

Season 4, Episode 24: 1154

18 March 1971
Rogers draws a song, using paint brushes to visualize the Japanese records he plays. Later Mr. McFeely brings in a big St. Bernard dog. In between, Yoshi Ito enters the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Season 4, Episode 25: 1155

19 March 1971
Rogers builds a go-kart with spare parts. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Grand-père begins to make French-fried potatoes.

Season 4, Episode 26: 1156

22 March 1971
Rogers and visitor Mary Sweenie talk of crafts such as needlepoint. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Handyman Negri wants to have Henrietta's eyes checked.

Season 4, Episode 27: 1157

23 March 1971
Rogers has his eyes examined. An accident also occurs in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, when the Trolley runs into a toy car Lady Aberlin and Corny left parked on the tracks.

Season 4, Episode 28: 1158

24 March 1971
Rogers plays an audio cassette that hints to a package containing a magnifying glass. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday gets the impression that a magnifying glass will make Prince Tuesday grow.

Season 4, Episode 29: 1159

25 March 1971
Rogers puts on an opera costume that includes a turban. He invites Betty Aberlin to a costume party set for the next day. Those in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe agree to a costume party to allay the doldrums.

Season 4, Episode 30: 1160

26 March 1971
Rogers dresses as an airplane pilot for the costume party while Betty Aberlin and Joe Negri team up to dress as a horse. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe holds its own costume party, and only the toy Horse has no costume.

Season 4, Episode 31: 1161

29 March 1971
Those in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe react in different ways to the presents the Platypus family, returned from Australia, had given them.

Season 4, Episode 32: 1162

30 March 1971
Dr. Bill Platypus invites those in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe to see his home movies about Australia. Joining them are Captain Kangaroo and all his puppet friends.

Season 4, Episode 33: 1163

31 March 1971
Rogers has a sign made for Bob and Judy Brown, the marionette-puppeteers who are moving in just a few doors down. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Dr. Platypus moves his office to the Eiffel Tower.

Season 4, Episode 34: 1164

1 April 1971
Ezra Jack Keats visits Rogers to read his book "Hi, Cat!". In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, a book editor visits Grand-père at the Eiffel Tower.

Season 4, Episode 35: 1165

2 April 1971
Rogers sees Bob and Judy Brown's production of Jack and the Beanstalk.

Fred Rogers ... Mister Rogers
Bob Brown ... Himself
Judith Brown ... Herself (as Judy Brown)

Season 4, Episode 36: 1166

5 April 1971
John Reardon comes to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe dressed as an organ grinder. But hardly anybody recognizes him.

Season 4, Episode 37: 1167

6 April 1971
Rogers tries on various mustaches. Betty Aberlin visits to put on wigs. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday commissions a new opera.

Season 4, Episode 38: 1168

7 April 1971
John Reardon gives opera roles to Daniel and his toy, Ino A. Horse. Chef Brockett displays the monkey costume he will wear.

Season 4, Episode 39: 1169: The Monkey's Uncle Opera

8 April 1971
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe holds its opera. King Friday plays his bass for this opera, in which a zookeeper must console a down-on-his-luck organ grinder.

Fred Rogers ... Mister Rogers / Daniel Duck (Daniel Tiger) / King Friday XIII / Ino A. Horse

Betty Aberlin ... Zookeeper
Don Brockett ... Monkey's Uncle
John Reardon ... Organ Grinder
Audrey Roth ... Monkey's Aunt
Robert Trow ... Monkey / Parrot

Season 4, Episode 40: 1170

9 April 1971
Rogers shows photos from yesterday's opera. At Brockett's Bakery, Rogers discusses Chef Brockett's opera role. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Henrietta mopes since she didn't have a part in the opera.

Season 4, Episode 41: 1171

12 April 1971
Rogers and Bob Trow repair child seats and a rocking chair. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Cornflake S. Pecially and Robert Troll build an infant seat for Prince Tuesday. Lady Elaine discovers how good a father King Friday is.

Season 4, Episode 42: 1172

13 April 1971
Susan Linn helps Rogers discussing how puppets can be used to express feelings. Her Audrey Duck character appears in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, and scares Baby Ana Platypus.

Season 4, Episode 43: 1173

14 April 1971
Twins Barry Nelson and Garry Nelson visit the television house. Rogers helps Betty Aberlin play a marble game. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the Nelsons help Daniel play with a ball.

Season 4, Episode 44: 1174

15 April 1971
Rogers talks about how things look different at night. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Bob Dog and Daniel share their fears with Miss Paulifficate.

Season 4, Episode 45: 1175

16 April 1971
Richard Kvistad plays a kettle drum at Negri's Music Shop. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine and Bob Dog scare King Friday.

Season 4, Episode 46: 1176

19 April 1971
Grand-père receives a picture from his granddaughter Collette. This hurts Henrietta, who feels she is not as fancy.

Season 4, Episode 47: 1177

20 April 1971
Susan Linn returns to Rogers' Television House, bringing her puppets Audrey Duck and Cat-a-Lion. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Handyman Negri helps ease Henrietta's tangled emotions.

Season 4, Episode 48: 1178

21 April 1971
King Friday gives Collette a key to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Henrietta is afraid that the key will open the door to her house.

Season 4, Episode 49: 1179

22 April 1971
Mister Rogers sees a cake decorator at Brockett's Bakery. In Make-Believe, Chef Brockett brings a cake for the party Grandpere is planning for Collette. But a jealous Henrietta doesn't want to be part of the celebration, and when the cake gets ruined, she believes it was her fault by wishing it so.

Season 4, Episode 50: 1180

23 April 1971
Rogers explains that it isn't always possible to understand what goes on in the world. He and his son make hats out of newspapers. Grand-père introduces Collette to everyone in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Season 4, Episode 51: 1181

26 April 1971
François Clemmons is going to teach a driver's education course. To help him, Clemmons borrows the traffic signal from Rogers' television house. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Daniel is instructed to wait for Mr. McFeely to deliver groceries intended for the Castle. King Friday asks Daniel to fetch his robes, which causes a quandary for Mr. McFeely.

Season 4, Episode 52: 1182

27 April 1971
François Clemmons returns the traffic signal to Rogers. Nurse Miller and Dr. Bill Platypus help X after he hurts one of his wings.

Season 4, Episode 53: 1183

28 April 1971
Cornflake S. Pecially is impatiently waiting for his new lathe. In his rush to work the lathe, Corny injures his finger in it. Nurse Miller consoles him. Rogers goes to Bob Trow's workshop to see his lathe.

Season 4, Episode 54: 1184

29 April 1971
The Castle is organizing a jazz festival, and King Friday wants the best jazz musicians. Handyman Negri brings in a blind saxophonist named Eric Kloss. Dr. Bill tells all that they were not responsible for Kloss' condition.

Season 4, Episode 55: 1185

30 April 1971
Rogers draws a song based on a recording of jazz and classical music. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday is still trying to shortcut his way to playing the bass fiddle. A gold bass may be the answer.

Season 4, Episode 56: 1186

3 May 1971
Bob Brown, the puppeteer, shows Rogers how to make puppets from detergent bottles.

Fred Rogers ... Mister Rogers
Don Brockett ... Chef Brockett
Bob Brown ... Himself
Judy B. Brown ... Judy Brown (as Judith. Brown)
Mike Brown ... Mike Brown
Gladys Schenck ... Herself

Season 4, Episode 57: 1187

4 May 1971
King Friday and Queen Sara implore Lady Aberlin to baby-sit Prince Tuesday. Lady Elaine misinterprets the instructions and assigns Daniel the baby-sitting duties.

Season 4, Episode 58: 1188

5 May 1971
Mr. McFeely delivers the book "Fur, Feathers, and Hair" to Rogers. Later McFeely brings in an English sheepdog. In between, King Friday is upset that baby Prince Tuesday will not smile at him.

Season 4, Episode 59: 1189

6 May 1971
Rogers makes ice cream by hand-cranking. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, some are wondering about baby Ana Platypus's behavior.

Season 4, Episode 60: 1190

7 May 1971
Morrie Tucker, author of the Wee Pals comic strip, visits Rogers. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, X begins his printing business.

Season 4, Episode 61: 1191

10 May 1971
Lady Elaine wants people to come to her book show in the Museum-Go-Round, not to the Castle to see a chameleon.

Season 4, Episode 62: 1192

11 May 1971
Lady Aberlin asks Van Cliburn to wear a costume for his visit to the Castle. The King and Queen are fooled until the disguised Van Cliburn plays the piano.

Season 4, Episode 63: 1193

12 May 1971
Collette is worried that Grand-père will be lonely when she leaves for Paris. After she leaves, Lady Elaine hears Van Cliburn performing at her Museum-Go-Round.

Season 4, Episode 64: 1194

13 May 1971
Lady Elaine wants company, but everyone is too busy for her. She is so adamant that she takes Mr. McFeely's bicycle and refuses to return it.

Season 4, Episode 65: 1195

14 May 1971
Rogers decorates some eggs, as do the residents in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: 1196

21 February 1972
Mary Sweenie arrives late at Betty's Little Theater for her bird dance. X wants to read poetry alone.

Season 5, Episode 2: 1197

22 February 1972
Rogers and Mr. McFeely do a bit of secret communicating, with neither one understanding the other. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine is impatient with X's call for privacy while he writes poetry.

Season 5, Episode 3: 1198

23 February 1972
X is afraid others will laugh at his poetry should he read it aloud. Lady Elaine is eager to hear this poetry and is already in position to hide her feelings about it.

Season 5, Episode 4: 1199

24 February 1972
While seeing the breads at Brockett's Bakery, Rogers learns how a bread slicer works. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe discovers a floating loaf of bread from the Owl Correspondence School. X registers himself for a course.

Season 5, Episode 5: 1200

25 February 1972
Bob Trow repairs Mr. McFeely's bicycle, although he is slightly embarrassed because Bob doesn't yet know how to ride a bike. This pours into the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, as Robert Troll begins to learn to ride. This also puzzles Cornflake S. Pecially.

Season 5, Episode 6: 1201

28 February 1972
Audrey Roth brings three unidentified cheerleaders to Rogers' television house. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Cornflake S. Pecially must juggle both tasks for Miss Paulifficate and a gift for Prince Tuesday.

Season 5, Episode 7: 1202

29 February 1972
Rogers' son Jamie and a friend play with a toy on the floor of the television house. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Robert Troll starts a game of catch, but doesn't want to throw because he thinks no one will throw back.

Season 5, Episode 8: 1203

1 March 1972
Rogers shows steam from a tea kettle. Mr. McFeely shows him the use of a steam engine. Robert Troll plays ball with Lady Aberlin, Handyman Negri and Daniel.

Season 5, Episode 9: 1204

2 March 1972
Corny asks Robert Troll to dump an excess amount of paint stain into a creek. The resulting pollution leaves a bad smell and tars the Castle fountain. King Friday orders Corny not to manufacture until he can clean up the mess.

Season 5, Episode 10: 1205

3 March 1972
Corny and Robert Troll need some help to clean up the paint stain that they caused. Lady Elaine uses her boomerang to return the paint to its can. Afterward, Rogers goes to the McFeelys' house and Brockett's Bakery to see what can be made from scraps of old material.

Season 5, Episode 11: 1206

6 March 1972
Susan Linn performs her puppets, Audrey Duck and Cat-a-Lion, at Betty's Little Theater. King Friday plans to buy a large TV.

Season 5, Episode 12: 1207

7 March 1972
Rogers needs Joe Negri's help to get a crystal radio working. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Handyman Negri has to figure out why the TV set for King Friday isn't working yet.

Season 5, Episode 13: 1208

9 March 1972
Rogers buys a TV set from Negri's Music Shop with a credit card. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday turns the new TV set on, finds a program he likes, and implores that everyone should watch it.

Season 5, Episode 14: 1209

9 March 1972
King Friday commands that everyone should watch a television show at the Castle. He borrows a TV set from Lady Elaine so that everyone (except him) will watch it. Bored, everyone else leans toward Lady Elaine, who has a plan brewing at her Museum-Go-Round.

Season 5, Episode 15: 1210

10 March 1972
Rogers goes to traffic court to plead the case that led to his parking ticket. Lady Elaine leads a march on the Castle to show that everyone has different interests.

Season 5, Episode 16: 1211

13 March 1972
Rogers demonstrates the different sounds made from bells and crystal glasses filled with water. Joey Hollingsworth tap dances in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. King Friday and Queen Sara present Henrietta a bell for babysitting Prince Tuesday, but it makes X jealous.

Season 5, Episode 17: 1212

14 March 1972
Tom Flynn and the Southminister Bell Ringers perform at Negri's Music Shop. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Henrietta's constant bell-ringing proves a nuisance to X the Owl. But he refuses to tell why the bell annoys him.

Season 5, Episode 18: 1213

15 March 1972
Rogers makes a musical instrument out of an oatmeal box, a large button, and some string. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Henrietta's bell goes missing. This leads Lady Aberlin to talk to a jealous X.

Season 5, Episode 19: 1214

16 March 1972
X wants to ask King Friday for a job. He earns the title printer of Royal calling cards.

Fred Rogers ... Mr. Rogers / King Friday XIII / X the Owl
Jack Bogut ... Salesman Bogut
Lynda Martha ... Pantomimist #2
James Stack ... Pantomimist #4

Season 5, Episode 20: 1215

17 March 1972
A plumber replaces the clogged elbow in Rogers' sink drain. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe sees the same plumber retool the Castle Fountain so it can re-circulate water.

Season 5, Episode 21: 1216

20 March 1972
A magician performs part of his act at Betty Aberlin's theater. He is seen again in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, but on harder times.

Season 5, Episode 22: 1217

21 March 1972
Andrew Wyeth illustrates to Rogers the work behind an animated film based on Rogers' song "You've Got To Do It". The Neighborhood of Make-Believe establishes the King Friday and Queen Sara Saturday Foundation for the Performing Arts.

Season 5, Episode 23: 1218

22 March 1972
Rogers explains the size of things by having a tailor alter a suit jacket. Those in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe donate things to the Appel family.

Season 5, Episode 24: 1219

23 March 1972
Lady Aberlin is asking those in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe to donate to the new performing arts program. Lady Elaine refuses to contribute until she learns what King Friday is donating.

Season 5, Episode 25: 1220

24 March 1972
Mr. Appel is named the first recipient from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe's foundation for the performing arts.

Season 5, Episode 26: 1221

27 March 1972
It's Mrs. McFeely's birthday, and Rogers isn't the only one giving presents. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine is trying to get attention, much to the dismay of her neighbors.

Season 5, Episode 27: 1222

28 March 1972
Attempting to make a merry-go-round, Lady Elaine doesn't feel that her animals look perfect. Rogers introduces viewers to Elsie Neal's Craft Shop.

Season 5, Episode 28: 1223

29 March 1972
Handyman Negri gives X the Owl a lesson in music history from the Owl Correspondence School. The record is an owl history music lesson that X has been hoping for.

Season 5, Episode 29: 1224

30 March 1972
Bob Dog is saddened because Daniel doesn't want him near the Clock. Still, Bob Dog wants to talk with Daniel.

Season 5, Episode 30: 1225

31 March 1972
Rogers takes some vegetables to Bob Trow. X the Owl wants to play the harmonica alongside the King's bass violin.

Season 5, Episode 31: 1226

3 April 1972
Rogers helps Bob Trow inflate one tire of a tandem bicycle. Fog in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe causes Bob Dog to lose a stone intended for King Friday.

Season 5, Episode 32: 1227

4 April 1972
Astronaut Al Worden stops by the television house to show how his space suit works. His scheduled arrival in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe the next day, prompts various reactions from the neighbors.

Season 5, Episode 33: 1228

5 April 1972
Lady Elaine is prepared to go to the moon by any means. Later in the visit, Rogers goes to the Brown Marionette studio to work on a piece with Chef Brockett.

Season 5, Episode 34: 1229

6 April 1972
Rogers and Al Worden recall the question-and-answer period they conducted with children about going to the moon. Worden shows the envelope of questions he took with him on his mission. Lady Elaine turns him upside-down with her boomerang.

Season 5, Episode 35: 1230

7 April 1972
Al Worden shows more equipment that he took to the moon, and he discusses the one side of the moon that is never seen on Earth. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday gives Worden a model solar system.

Season 5, Episode 36: 1231

10 April 1972
Rogers makes a crayon rubbing of leaves. Mrs. McFeely invites him to their house to see a fern and a reptile called a caiman. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine is still thinking about space travel. She sends Mrs. McFeely for leaves on which, Lady Elaine thinks, she can ride to Jupiter.

Season 5, Episode 37: 1232

11 April 1972
Rogers plays with blocks and then with clay. Later he calls François Clemmons, offering him a position as voice teacher. In between, Lady Elaine insists she will fly from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe to Jupiter. She goes through a day of preparation.

Season 5, Episode 38: 1233

12 April 1972
Mr. McFeely shows Rogers a duck. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine commands attention as she begins her flight into space on a ship made of leaves.

Season 5, Episode 39: 1234

13 April 1972
The Brown Marionette Company opens one room in their studio for François Clemmons to give voice lessons. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine radios back about her flight through space.

Season 5, Episode 40: 1235

14 April 1972
Lady Elaine radios back to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, saying she will stay in space because she has made the most extraordinary discovery.

Season 5, Episode 41: 1236

17 April 1972
Lady Elaine splashes down in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. While some think she is going to get married, Lady Elaine keeps her extraordinary discovery a secret.

Season 5, Episode 42: 1237

18 April 1972
Rogers hears a harpist at Negri's Music Shop. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine announces she has discovered the Planet Purple, where everything is purple.

Season 5, Episode 43: 1238

19 April 1972
A purple disk drops into the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, giving Lady Elaine and others information on Planet Purple. She tries to emulate the lifestyle of all the Pauls and Paulines on the planet.

Season 5, Episode 44: 1239

20 April 1972
Rogers visits François Clemmons's music class. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine is reluctant to shake off living like the Pauls and Paulines of Planet Purple. She even refuses to talk to X.

Season 5, Episode 45: 1240

21 April 1972
Lady Aberlin and Robert Troll must convince Lady Elaine of her rightful place in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Season 5, Episode 46: 1241

24 April 1972
Chef Brockett presents snow pudding to Rogers at the bakery. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine wants to make snow, but she can't get it just right.

Season 5, Episode 47: 1242

25 April 1972
Rogers talks about practice by showing different pairs of skates. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine's snow-making succeeds, which doesn't exactly bear well with everyone. It does persuade John Reardon to make an opera about snow.

Season 5, Episode 48: 1243

26 April 1972
Rogers explains how only grown-ups can change light bulbs with a ladder. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine experiments to make multi-colored snow, which backfires and plugs up the sky.

Season 5, Episode 49: 1244

27 April 1972
Rogers uses the heater for the fish tank and shows the room's radiator. He also sees that the Brown Marionette Theater is heated with a furnace. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Henrietta begs for a role in the upcoming opera.

Season 5, Episode 50: 1245: The Snow People Opera

28 April 1972
The snow opera features an angry girl who has interrupted a badminton game. She makes snow and turns the badminton players into snow people, but she needs help to get the snow to melt.

Fred Rogers ... Mr. Rogers / Henrietta Pussycat / Witch (Lady Elaine Fairchilde)

Betty Aberlin ... Betty
Don Brockett ... Chef Brockett
François Clemmons ... Badminton Player #1
Yoshi Ito ... Badminton Player #2
John Reardon ... Teacher Reardon
Audrey Roth ... Chef's Assistant

Season 5, Episode 51: 1246

1 May 1972
The bulb burns out in Picture-Picture, so Rogers gets a new bulb at Negri's Music Shop. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the telecan kiosk by the Tree begins to bob up and down uncontrollably.

Season 5, Episode 52: 1247

2 May 1972
Mr. McFeely has been taken ill because he has been in too much of a hurry. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, X gets a lesson from the Owl Correspondence School.

Season 5, Episode 53: 1248

3 May 1972
Rogers talks about staying still, something that Mr. McFeely will need to practice. The same thing occurs for the telecan kiosk. Handyman Negri tries to tie it up, but that interferes with King Friday's calls.

Season 5, Episode 54: 1249

4 May 1972
Rogers uses a pitch pipe at his television house and with François Clemmons. Mr. McFeely demonstrates one of his sitting-still exercises. The crisis in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe is stopped in conjecture, as Rogers tells viewers they will have to decide the outcome on their own.

Season 5, Episode 55: 1250

5 May 1972
King Friday wants to fool Lady Aberlin and others with a marionette of the king pretending to fly.

Season 5, Episode 56: 1251

8 May 1972
The Castle has lost its XIII plaque. It's up to Lady Aberlin and Handyman Negri to find it.

Season 5, Episode 57: 1252

9 May 1972
Ezra Jack Keats visits the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and tells a story about a bad king. Keats must report his story to King Friday.

Season 5, Episode 58: 1253

10 May 1972
Rogers goes to Betty's Little Theater with an idea for Susan Linn's puppets to act out.

Season 5, Episode 59: 1254

11 May 1972
Bob Dog is sad that Queen Sara is too busy with Prince Tuesday.

Season 5, Episode 60: 1255

12 May 1972
Lady Elaine decides to turn the Neighborhood of Make-Believe purple with her Boomerang. It does not sit well with the neighbors.

Season 5, Episode 61: 1256

15 May 1972
Lady Elaine has yet to remove purple residue from Grand-père's sign. But the Boomerang doesn't seem to get it off.

Season 5, Episode 62: 1257

16 May 1972
King Friday sends Mr. McFeely to deliver things for the water skiers who will appear later in the week. Rogers watches ballet dancers and demonstrates a musical triangle.

Season 5, Episode 63: 1258

17 May 1972
Rogers shows that even when things are hidden, those things still exist. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Mrs. McFeely and Handyman Negri look for Mr. McFeely. Lady Elaine helps a tired Mr. McFeely do his job.

Season 5, Episode 64: 1259

18 May 1972
The McFeelys bring two African lion cubs to Rogers' television house. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin helps Handyman Negri with his tasks.

Season 5, Episode 65: 1260

19 May 1972
Rogers and Elsie Neal make clay figures of a person and a horse. Handyman Negri and Lady Aberlin, wearing a horse costume, give Henrietta a ride. X must face his feelings about being alone.

Season 6


Season 6, Episode 1: 1261

19 February 1973
Rogers gives a Santa Claus costume to Chef Brockett. Both Betty Aberlin and François Clemmons talk of how as children, they used to be afraid of Santa Claus. Santa Claus, himself, also comes to the neighborhood.

Season 6, Episode 2: 1262

20 February 1973
Rogers demonstrates how to use a microscope, and visits the Neighborhood Barber Shop for a haircut from Nick the barber. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine is intent to cut Santa Claus' hair without his permission.

Season 6, Episode 3: 1263

21 February 1973
Rogers pretends to be a bird at François Clemmons' studio. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday makes another bad rule, that nobody can have bare hands. Lady Elaine doesn't take the rule seriously until a cold breeze blows by.

Season 6, Episode 4: 1264

22 February 1973
Chef Brockett is planning to add a soda fountain to his bakery. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin brings back the toy horse which, when a string is pulled, says "I know". X gives her a toy seagull which says "you know" when a string is pulled.

Season 6, Episode 5: 1265

23 February 1973
Rogers and several other neighbors attend the opening of the new soda fountain at Brockett's Bakery. Eric Kloss visits the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, telling King Friday how the other senses tell a blind person about the world.

Season 6, Episode 6: 1266

26 February 1973
Mr. McFeely wears a new Speedy Delivery uniform. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Henrietta shows her disdain for getting Collette's old clothes, which don't fit.

Season 6, Episode 7: 1267

27 February 1973
Collette has sent dresses and hats from Paris to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. One of the hats is too big for Henrietta Pussycat, so Lady Aberlin gives it to Queen Sara.

Season 6, Episode 8: 1268

28 February 1973
Golfer Carol Mann visits Rogers' television house to show his golf equipment. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, X swings his golf club, inadvertently knocking boxes out of Corny's hands.

Season 6, Episode 9: 1269

1 March 1973
Rogers hears Bob Trow lead his a cappella group at Negri's Music Shop. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Corny and Robert Troll want to console X.

Season 6, Episode 10: 1270

2 March 1973
Rogers' telephone isn't working, so the telephone repairman makes a visit.

Season 6, Episode 11: 1271

5 March 1973
Rogers tells viewers of the time he had an imaginary friend. Daniel has an imaginary friend, Malcolm Apricot Dinko, whom he consults to decide whether he should spend the night with Grand-père.

Fred Rogers ... Mister Rogers / Edgar Cooke / King Friday XIII / Daniel Striped Tiger

Betty Aberlin ... Lady Aberlin
Bill Barker ... Dr. Bill Platypus (voice) (as William P. Barker)
Jane Hillyer ... (archive footage)
Gretchen Krich ... (archive footage)
Alan Moticska ... (archive footage)
Jewel Walker ... Father Raccoon (archive footage)

Season 6, Episode 12: 1272

6 March 1973
Rogers discusses sleep, with help from the McFeelys. Sunset reaches the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, and Daniel still doesn't believe he can to go to Grand-père's for the night. Donkey Hodie has advertised his need for a helper at Someplace Else.

Season 6, Episode 13: 1273

7 March 1973
Rogers hears a harmonica band at Negri's Music Shop. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Donkey Hodie realizes that Malcolm Apricot Dinko cannot help much with harvesting the vegetables.

Season 6, Episode 14: 1274

8 March 1973
Mrs. McFeely has a cow named Harriet, and Rogers sees how Harriet is milked. A new arrival to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Harriet Elizabeth Cow, answers the call for help at Someplace Else.

Season 6, Episode 15: 1275

9 March 1973
Ana Platypus is beginning to speak. Harriet Elizabeth Cow is pleased to see her.

Season 6, Episode 16: 1276

12 March 1973
Lady Elaine Fairchilde decides to make mischief at the welcoming party for Harriet Elizabeth Cow. When a splash of milk ruins the welcoming cake, some believe Malcolm Apricot Dinko is responsible.

Season 6, Episode 17: 1277

13 March 1973
Guy Disalvo visits Rogers' television house to talk of his sugar-cube structure. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine wants to know who Lady Aberlin likes better: Harriet Elizabeth Cow or Lady Elaine.

Season 6, Episode 18: 1278

14 March 1973
Lady Aberlin is dressed as a ballerina, dancing with Robert Troll to Lady Elaine's piano music.

Season 6, Episode 19: 1279

15 March 1973
Rogers shows crayon rubbings. Later he sees preparations for a variety show at Betty's Little Theater. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday wants to rush Prince Tuesday's learning skills.

Season 6, Episode 20: 1280

16 March 1973
Joe Negri shows Rogers an accordion at Negri's Music Shop. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine plays an accordion in Someplace Else just to show up Harriet Elizabeth Cow.

Season 6, Episode 21: 1281

19 March 1973
Rogers and other neighbors participate at the talent show held at Betty's Little Theater.

Season 6, Episode 22: 1282

20 March 1973
Rogers visits Elsie Neal's Craft Shop, where Bill Strickland talks of making clay pots. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe sees Purple Panda, the first of a handful of visitors from the Planet Purple.

Season 6, Episode 23: 1283

21 March 1973
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe welcome another two new visitors from the Planet Purple, called Paul and Pauline.

Season 6, Episode 24: 1284

22 March 1973
Paul and Pauline command that Purple Panda broke a law by rocking in a rocking chair. As a punishment, Purple Panda cannot return to Planet Purple.

Season 6, Episode 25: 1285

23 March 1973
Bob Trow is working on a bird house for a wren. King Friday has a new wooden bird on a stick called Troglodytes aedon.

Season 6, Episode 26: 1286

26 March 1973
Rogers has props for Bob and Judy Brown's production of The Three Little Pigs. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday wants to buy an airplane.