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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

The genial, soft-spoken Mr. Rogers made every day special and every kid welcome in this long-running children's series.

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Thu., September 1, 2016
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Alike and Different  

Differences and similarities are explored, as Mister Rogers examines children's books and TV shows from around the world. Also: Queen Sara and Mayor Maggie learn about each other's duties and how each dresses.

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Fri., September 2, 2016
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Alike and Different  

Differences and similarities are explored. Bob Trow, who plays Bob Dog, stops by to explain how his character compares to real canines. Also: a video of a caterpillar turning into a butterfly; and Prince Tuesday is upset that his mother and Mayor Maggie are swapping positions.

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Mon., September 5, 2016
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Alike and Different  

Differences and similarities are explored, as Mister Rogers considers how all clowns share certain characteristics. Also: he learns to make strudel at Brockett's Bakery; and Queen Sara and Mayor Maggie trade jobs for the day.

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Tue., September 6, 2016
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Alike and Different  

Differences and similarities are explored. In a visit to the circus, Mister Rogers shows that clowns are people, too, and watches while one puts on his makeup. Also: in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Daniel is scared by Chuckles the Clown.

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Wed., September 7, 2016
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Nighttime  

Nighttime fears are addressed, as Mister Rogers turns out the lights and checks for "monsters" beneath his sofa bed. He also shows a video that details how flashlights are made. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, night arrives, and Elaine Fairchilde angers X the Owl by entering his tree without knocking; and Daniel fears the stars might fall from the sky.

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Thu., September 8, 2016
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Environment  

Mister Rogers and Mr. McFeely visit a recycling center in an episode about the environment. Also: the garbage crisis continues in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe; and Mister Rogers explains the benefits of caring for others.

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Fri., September 9, 2016
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Environment  

The environment is emphasized as artist Leo Sewell, who creates sculptures from discarded items, is profiled. Also: Mrs. McFeely shows what she's made from other people's trash; and the trash crisis worsens in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

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Tue., September 13, 2016
5:30 am
(30 minutes)

Goes To School  

Preparation for starting school includes a visit to a first-grade classroom and a look at some things found there. Also: Lady Elaine thinks that she's helping Prince Tuesday get ready for school, but she's really frightening him.

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Wed., September 14, 2016
5:30 am
(30 minutes)

Goes To School  

Starting school: Mister Rogers rides on a real school bus and talks with its driver. Also: in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the first week of school is as exciting for parents as it is for children.

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Thu., September 15, 2016
5:30 am
(30 minutes)

Superheroes  

The difference between real and make believe includes a talk about dinosaurs. Also: Mister Rogers recalls stories he made up as a child; Prince Tuesday has bad dreams about monsters; children learn about creatures that fly.