Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Season 3 Episode 60

Pineapples and Tomatoes

Aired Unknown Apr 24, 1970 on PBS

Episode Recap

Today is opera day! Rogers has an orchid plant and a lei made from its flowers. In the NOM, Reardon and Lady Aberlin check on preparations for the opera. In the opera, Benjamin Franklin visits the Pineapple Can Telephone Company. Lady Elaine complains that she doesn't like pineapple cans. She prefers tomatoes because she likes the color red. Ben Franklin invents pineapple cans in various colors. Lady Elaine is happy with a red one. Vice President Reardon and Operator Aberlin profess their love for each other. Songs: Won't You Be My Neighbor?, Tomorrow. Opera songs: I Just Love Tomatoes, I Like You, Miss Aberlin, I Wonder, Pineapple Can Telephone Company, This Is Your Operator, Tomato Duet, Be Careful, vice President.