Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Season 11 Episode 1

Mister Rogers Talks to Parents About Divorce

Aired Unknown Feb 15, 1981 on PBS

Episode Recap

The program format involves Mr. Rogers, Susan Stamberg, and Earl Grollman on a panel with an audience of parents. The discussion includes the feelings and fantasies of children about the divorce of their parents. Mr. Rogers talks about the ways in which children and parents can help each other during this time. The panel then adresses the experience of the parents. The discussion covers alternatives to divorce, custody, and visitation rights.