Best Episodes Of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

Mister Rogers' NeighborhoodMister Rogers’ Neighborhood is a TV series starring Fred Rogers, Betty Aberlin, and David Newell. Fred Rogers explores various topics for young viewers through presentations and music, both in his world and in the Neighborhood of…

Release Date: February 1968

10. 8

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Season 1 Episode 8Air Date: 28 Feb. 1968
Season 1, Episode 8

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.

9. 1695: Mad Feelings

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Season 26 Episode 5Air Date: 20 Oct. 1995
Season 26, Episode 5

Mister Rogers visits with STOMP! the percussionist performers who use everyday objects: brooms, pipes, buckets and their hands and feet, to make exciting music. In Make-Believe Lady Elaine is working on saying “I’m sorry.”

8. 1565: A Star for Kitty Opera

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Season 16 Episode 15Air Date: 9 May 1986
Season 16, Episode 15

This Mister Rogers opera, with charming sets and costumes and an enchanted night sky, tells the story of a Kitty (Betty Aberlin) who wishes for a star of her own for her birthday. Her friends help her learn nobody can own anybody else.

7. 1425: The Key to Otherland Opera

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Season 8 Episode 35Air Date: 4 Apr. 1975
Season 8, Episode 35

In this enchanting early “opera” Betty Aberlin dreams that she and brother Lloyd find a key on the beach, opening a door to “Otherland.” Wicked Witch Lady Elaine locks up Lloyd, but he’s rescued by Betty with the help of her new friends.

6. 1727: You & I Together

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Season 28 Episode 7Air Date: 28 Jul. 1998
Season 28, Episode 7

Mister Rogers visits with Koko the gorilla who has learned how to communicate in sign language. In Make-Believe, there’s a gorilla, too, who seems scary until the neighbors get to know him. And there’s a video of how people make play balls.

5. 1547: Music

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Season 15 Episode 12Air Date: 14 May 1985
Season 15, Episode 12

World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma comes to visit Mister Rogers. They talk about music and feelings, and Yo-Yo Ma shows how his cello music can express many different emotions. And there’s a video of how people make bass violins.

4. 1555: Families

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Season 16 Episode 5Air Date: 29 Nov. 1985
Season 16, Episode 5

Mister Rogers takes a field trip to Sea World to see the penguin families there. He talks about how every person in the world is different from everybody else. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the cousin reunion takes place.

3. 1589: Nighttime

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Season 18 Episode 9Air Date: 10 Mar. 1988
Season 18, Episode 9

The host of a Russian children’s show visits with her puppet and a video of how people make Matrouska dolls, wooden dolls that “nest” inside each other. In Make-Believe, an unusual nighttime visitor, a spaceman, arrives from the sky.

2. 1633: Growing

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Season 21 Episode 8Air Date: 27 Feb. 1991
Season 21, Episode 8

Mister Rogers talks about children growing to be adults. He shows how a cat grew from a little kitten and a photo album of babies and toddlers and the different ways they are growing. In Make-Believe, the “Big Thing” finally arrives.

1. 1765: Celebrates the Arts

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Season 31 Episode 5Air Date: 31 Aug. 2001
Season 31, Episode 5

In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe Arts Festival, the neighbors find their own ways to express themselves. Mister Rogers has a video that helps us appreciate the wide variety of art and says that being appreciative is a sign of growing.