Award-winning host Fred Rogers visits neighbors and places to help children learn about the world around them. He talks with young viewers about their feelings as they deal with the challenges and joys of growing and learning. These themes are reinforced in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, where puppets and humans work together to solve problems and help each other.
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Season 1 (1968)
|1x01 Change (1) |
Mr. Rogers decides to go visit Mrs. Russellite in order to examine her collection of lampshades. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine Fairchilde convinces King ...
|Feb. 19, 1968|
|1x02 Change (2) |
Mr. Rogers brings out an old bag and he shows the viewers how it can be many uses if one puts their imagination to use. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday XIII ...
|Feb. 20, 1968|
|1x03 Change (3) |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday XIII’s border patrol has caused his neighbors to begin to worry about their own safety, so they refuse to visit his kingdom when they ...
|Feb. 21, 1968|
|1x04 Change (4) |
Mr. Rogers decides to let a puppy play around inside of his apartment, though he keeps the puppy inside of a pet pen to prevent it from tearing up the house. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood ...
|Feb. 22, 1968|
|1x05 Change (5) |
Mr. Rogers shows the viewers what helium is like, in which he inflates several helium balloons to show the viewers how they float. Mr. Rogers writes a note to King Friday XIII and he ...
|Feb. 23, 1968|
|1x06 Show 6 |
Mr. Rogers decides to get the viewers to test their mind when he requests that they find the similarity between a turtle, a conch shell, an armadillo and a suit of armor. Meanwhile, ...
|Feb. 26, 1968|
|1x07 Show 7 |
Mr. Rogers shows the viewers his pet canary and he talks about the responsibility that one must undertake when one has a pet. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine ...
|Feb. 27, 1968|
|1x08 Show 8 |
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe is holding a party to celebrate the value of peace, in which they discover that there’s going to be a surprise guest showing up, much to the enjoyment ...
|Feb. 28, 1968|
|1x09 Show 9 |
Mr. Rogers decides to bring out his old tape player and he plays voice recordings of some of the citizens of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, in which he requests that the viewers ...
|Feb. 29, 1968|
|1x10 Show 10 |
Mr. Rogers takes out his binoculars and he attempts to show the viewers at home what they’re designed for and how they function. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Betty ...
|Mar. 01, 1968|
|1x11 Show 11 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Henrietta is upset because X the Owl is always spending time with Lady Elaine, though X decides to invite Henrietta to come bird watching with him ...
|Mar. 04, 1968|
|1x12 Show 12 |
Mr. Rogers is visited by a mime named Jewell Walker, who performs for Mr. Rogers by miming a baseball game for him. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the aforementioned ...
|Mar. 05, 1968|
|1x13 Show 13 |
Mr. Rogers talks about how it isn’t nice to take things from others without their permission, as he feels that if you kindly ask, you may be able to obtain something you want without ...
|Mar. 06, 1968|
|1x14 Show 14 |
Mr. Rogers takes out a piece of paper and he writers out how he envisions a song, as the song makes him feel unique and he encourages the viewers at home to do the same. Meanwhile, ...
|Mar. 07, 1968|
|1x15 Show 15 |
Mr. Rogers injures his finger while inside of his apartment and he decides to put a bandage on it, in order to show the viewers at home that bandages help make injuries get better. ...
|Mar. 08, 1968|
|1x16 Welcome Donkey Hodie (1) |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Betty Aberlin decides to knit a sweater for Henrietta, though X expresses that he once one as well. However, when a sculptor visits the kingdom, ...
|Mar. 11, 1968|
|1x17 Welcome Donkey Hodie (2) |
Mr. Rogers decides to bring a donkey into his home in order to show the viewers what donkeys are like. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the entire kingdom is celebrating ...
|Mar. 12, 1968|
|1x18 Welcome Donkey Hodie (3) |
Mr. Rogers decides to take out his clarinet and he shows the viewers how to play the instrument. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make Believe, Donkey Hodie decides to stay in X’s ...
|Mar. 13, 1968|
|1x19 Welcome Donkey Hodie (4) |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Donkey Hodie decides that he wishes to live in an old windmill that is on the castle’s grounds, though due to its sensitive location, King Friday ...
|Mar. 14, 1968|
|1x20 Welcome Donkey Hodie (5) |
Mr. Rogers takes out a model of a windmill in hopes of showing the viewers how windmills function and operate. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the citizens of the kingdom ...
|Mar. 15, 1968|
|1x21 Show 21 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Donkey Hodie is still getting used to his new living quarters, though a chef arrives who asks a request of him in order to try to get what he needs ...
|Mar. 18, 1968|
|1x22 Show 22 |
Mr. Rogers decides to tell the viewers about the President of the United States of America, as well as the White House and several other important factors about the government.
|Mar. 19, 1968|
|1x23 Show 23 |
Mr. Rogers takes out several old pairs of eyeglasses in order to explain to viewers why eyeglasses are so important to people and how exactly they work. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood ...
|Mar. 20, 1968|
|1x24 Show 24 |
Mr. Rogers decides to go an optometrist in order to get his eye examined, in which he explains to the viewers that the process doesn’t hurt at all. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood ...
|Mar. 21, 1968|
|1x25 Show 25 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Betty Aberlin, X and Henrietta all go visit Donkey Hodie after he was forced to move to a different location by King Friday XIII.
|Mar. 22, 1968|
|1x26 Show 26 |
Mr. Rogers decides to bring out an old toy doll, in which he changes its diaper in order to tell the viewers that they were once that small and that they’ve all grown up. Meanwhile, ...
|Mar. 25, 1968|
|1x27 Show 27 |
Mr. Rogers purchases a toy bed and he puts it together so that the toy doll he had can sleep on it, in which Mr. Rogers tells the viewers the value that sleep has in their lives. Meanwhile, ...
|Mar. 26, 1968|
|1x28 Show 28 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Edgar decides to lock his pillow in a safe in fear of having it stolen, though he isn’t too happy about being forced to take such precautions. ...
|Mar. 27, 1968|
|1x29 Show 29 |
Mr. Rogers talks about the importance of tailors in our society and he decides to visit a facility where he shows the viewers some tailors who are operating some looms.
|Mar. 28, 1968|
|1x30 Show 30 |
Mr. Rogers is visited by Michael Grebanier, a musician, who plays several instruments upon Mr. Rogers’ request. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine Fairchilde’s ...
|Mar. 29, 1968|
|1x31 Red Monster (1) |
Mr. Rogers wishes to tell the viewers about wild animals, though he is helped out by Mr. McFeely, who brings in a parakeet from Mexico. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, ...
|Apr. 01, 1968|
|1x32 Red Monster (2) |
Mr. Rogers wishes to tell the viewers that masks are nothing to be afraid of and that you’ll always be yourself, regardless of what you wear. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, ...
|Apr. 02, 1968|
|1x33 Red Monster (3) |
Mr. Rogers goes to watch a ballet performance of “The Sad Monster Ballet”, in which he decides to give them some oranges in appreciation of their hard work.
|Apr. 03, 1968|
|1x34 Red Monster (4) |
Mr. Rogers shows the viewers that it’s possible to play music by merely blowing over the top of open water bottles. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Digger Digorum ...
|Apr. 04, 1968|
|1x35 Red Monster (5) |
Mr. Rogers and Chef Brockett decide to create some tunnels in the dirt in order to show the viewers at home how tunnels are made and how they manage to stay open. Meanwhile, in the ...
|Apr. 05, 1968|
|1x36 Show 36 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Digger Digorum decides that his work in the kingdom is done and he prepares to leave, though he decides to give everybody in the kingdom a going ...
|Apr. 08, 1968|
|1x37 Show 37 |
Mr. Rogers heads outside of his apartment and discovers that Peggy Lipschutz has drawn some art on the sidewalk using chalk, in which Mr. Rogers decides to talk about chalk and how ...
|Apr. 09, 1968|
|1x38 Show 38 |
Mr. Rogers expresses the important of being physically fit and he demonstrates some exercises for the viewers at home. Meanwhile, the Neighborhood of Make-Believe welcomes back Sara ...
|Apr. 10, 1968|
|1x39 Show 39 |
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe decides to hold a reception for Sara Saturday to express that they bear no grudge against her, though Handyman Negri is having a difficult time deciding ...
|Apr. 11, 1968|
|1x40 Show 40 |
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe is continuing its reception for Sara Saturday, though King Friday XIII is about to call an end to the event, as it has went on long enough.
|Apr. 12, 1968|
|1x41 Show 41 |
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe has been hit with a streak of stormy weather, in which many of the citizens of the kingdom are discovering that they all do different things whenever ...
|Apr. 15, 1968|
|1x42 Show 42 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Betty Aberlin gives X a scarf that she had promised him quite some time ago, in which X repays her kindness by giving her his favorite walnut.
|Apr. 16, 1968|
|1x43 Show 43 |
When John Reardon arrives in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday XIII requests that he put on an opera for his enjoyment, in which he agrees to get started creating as soon ...
|Apr. 17, 1968|
|1x44 Show 44 |
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe is holding an audition in order to see who should play which parts in the opera and Henrietta is really looking forward to participating, though she ...
|Apr. 18, 1968|
|1x45 Show 45 |
It’s time for the opera in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and everyone is really excited about what is going to take place. However, Henrietta misses out on all the enjoyment since ...
|Apr. 19, 1968|
|1x46 Show 46 |
Mr. Rogers decides to go get a haircut in order to show the viewers at home that it doesn’t hurt when you get a haircut. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the same barber ...
|Apr. 22, 1968|
|1x47 Show 47 |
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe has two surprise visitors, Marion and Nicholas Petrov, who have decides to dress up as the kingdom’s own X and Henrietta. The citizens of the kingdom ...
|Apr. 23, 1968|
|1x48 Show 48 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Chef Brockett shows up and he decides to give all of the citizens of the kingdom various apple related objects, though the citizens start to wonder ...
|Apr. 24, 1968|
|1x49 Show 49 |
Mr. Rogers shows the viewers at home how they can blow into a straw that is emerged in water and have bubbles be created. Meanwhile, Paul Draper visits the Neighborhood of Make-Believe ...
|Apr. 25, 1968|
|1x50 Show 50 |
Mr. Rogers is visited by Mr. McFeely who shows his battery operated shovel, which helps make digging a breeze. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Marchi talks with Henrietta ...
|Apr. 26, 1968|
|1x51 Show 51 |
Jewell Walker once again comes to Mr. Rogers’ house in order to mime another story for him. Later, Mr. Rogers decides to visit a bear trainer who has a trained bear that can obey ...
|Apr. 29, 1968|
|1x52 Show 52 |
Mr. Rogers is visited by Katie Lewin, who talks to him about how puzzles are made and how all the little pieces are crafted to perfection, to permit them to come together just right. ...
|Apr. 30, 1968|
|1x53 Show 53 |
Mr. Rogers tells the viewers about Benjamin Franklin, explaining his importance in the world and he also reads a story about his childhood. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, ...
|May. 01, 1968|
|1x54 Show 54 |
Mr. Rogers is visited by Mr. Adler, who explains to him how certain objects have strange reactions when exposed to heat. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, X decides to ...
|May. 02, 1968|
|1x55 Show 55 |
Despite the tremendous obstacles that they’ve faced, the Neighborhood of Make-Believe finally gets around to holding their play, though due to all the changes, it’s now known as ...
|May. 03, 1968|
|1x56 Show 56 |
Mr. Rogers shows the viewers that he has a basket of vegetables, in which Chef Brockett shows up and he shows Mr. Rogers’ how to cook the vegetables. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood ...
|May. 06, 1968|
|1x57 Show 57 |
Mr. Rogers talks to the viewers about rabbits and some of their most noticeable characteristics. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Henrietta receives a surprise visit ...
|May. 07, 1968|
|1x58 Show 58 |
Mr. Rogers talks to the viewers about babies and that children shouldn’t feel upset if their parents bring another baby into their home. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, ...
|May. 08, 1968|
|1x59 Show 59 |
Mr. Rogers takes out several tools that many individuals use to repair things, in which handyman Negri decides to fix Mr. Rogers’ sink. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, ...
|May. 09, 1968|
|1x60 Show 60 |
Mr. Rogers talks to the viewers about clowns and he uses a marionette in order to explain what he’s talking about. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make Believe, King Friday XIII ...
|May. 10, 1968|
|1x61 Show 61 |
Mr. Rogers decides is visited by Professor Fitzpatrick who shows Mr. Rogers two different paintings of the same area, though one has a calm ocean while the other has a stormy ocean. ...
|May. 13, 1968|
|1x62 Show 62 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Corny and Joey’s well has struck water and Corny decides to send two objects to King Friday XIII as a sign of respect and continued loyalty.
|May. 14, 1968|
|1x63 Show 63 |
Mr. Rogers decides to heat some hotdog buns in his oven so that he can eat them with Mr. McFeely and Chef Brocket. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Corny’s new factory ...
|May. 15, 1968|
|1x64 Show 64 |
Mr. Rogers tells the viewers at home of the importance of firemen, in which he decides to dress up as one in order to show the viewers what they look like. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood ...
|May. 16, 1968|
|1x65 Show 65 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Betty Aberlin, Handyman Negri and X are working to rebuild the factory, in which the rest of the citizens of the kingdom donate some personal items ...
|May. 17, 1968|
|1x66 Show 66 |
Mr. Rogers tells the viewers that toys can do whatever you want them to do, even if they were created for a specific person. His son John shows the viewers how he chooses to play with ...
|May. 20, 1968|
|1x67 Show 67 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday XIII decides that he should go ahead and officially open the rebuilt factory, though Lady Elaine Fairchilde realizes there’s a reason ...
|May. 21, 1968|
|1x68 Show 68 |
Mr. Rogers decides to show the viewers a dance class where the children are taught to dance to the sound of a music synthesizer, in which he speaks with the instructor about what the ...
|May. 22, 1968|
|1x69 Show 69 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Donkey Hodie is sad that he’s still forced to live at Someplace Else, as King Friday XIII didn’t want him to live in his kingdom. Feeling lonely, ...
|May. 23, 1968|
|1x70 Show 70 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, many of the citizens of King Friday XIII’s kingdom visit Someplace Else after receiving Donkey Hodie’s letter, in which they decide to spend ...
|May. 24, 1968|
|1x71 Show 71 |
Mr. Rogers talks to the viewers about how important it is that they brush their teeth every day. Meanwhile, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Mr. McFeely brings Donkey Hodie some ...
|May. 27, 1968|
|1x72 Show 72 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday XIII and Handyman Negri decide to impose new laws amongst the kingdom to forbid all acts of littering, as they wish to try to keep the ...
|May. 28, 1968|
|1x73 Show 73 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine Fairchilde is punished for her blatant act of littering that she performed when she was unable to get one of Chef Brockett’s cookies. ...
|May. 29, 1968|
|1x74 Show 74 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Kind Friday XIII is granted an official citation for his anti-litter campaigns, though he still needs to convince his subjects to do everything ...
|May. 30, 1968|
|1x75 Show 75 |
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Betty Aberlin decides to dress up as X the owl in order to make Miss Emille feel better, as she had been sick for quite some time and she may become ...
|May. 31, 1968|
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