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Mister Rogers discusses changes, both in his house and in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. A visit is paid to Mrs. Russellite, who has a collection of lamp shades.
This playful, imaginative black and white episode, part of the first week of nationally distributed Mister Rogers' Neighborhood programs, at that time spelled as one word Misterrogers, features a young Betty Aberlin. She visits Mister Rogers' house and he dispatches her to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe to help King Friday who has made some unreasonable demands on all his neighbors. Includes the songs "It's Afternoon (sung by Betty Aberlin)", "Tree, Tree, Tree" and "Tomorrow".moreless
This first week of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, at that time spelled as one word, Misterogers, includes so many of the same elements millions of people came to know and appreciate about Fred Rogers. Chef Brockett visits Mister Rogers where together, and without speaking, they bake a cake for King Friday. In Make-Believe Chef Brockett delivers his cake but his feelings are hurt when King Friday mistrusts his intentions. Includes the songs "Won't You Be My Neighbor?", "I'd Like to Be Just Like My Mom" and "Tomorrow".moreless
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday is still preoccupied with protecting his province.
Rogers wears a lab coat, rather than a sweater, for a true scientific endeavor. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe a different scientist, Bud Alder, shows the difference between oil-based and water-based paints.
Rogers takes care of a canary. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine learns that practice is needed to learn anything.
Miss Majorette of America, Lynda Martha, is one of the honored guests for the Neighborhood of Make-Believe peace party. Lady Elaine Fairchilde dresses as a dove of peace.