Mister Rogers' Neighborhood - Season 15

PBS (ended 2001)




Episode Guide

  • Music (5)
    Episode 15
    Rogers visits a man with a wide assortment of musical instruments. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, everyone hurries over to Westwood, where the Bass Violin Festival is held.
  • Music (1)
    Music (1)
    Episode 11
    Rogers walks off stage to meet the show's house band. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday agrees to hold a Bass Violin Festival. The trouble is, not everyone can play the bass violin. Lady Elaine begins to see around that problem.
  • Music (4)
    Music (4)
    Episode 14
    Rogers visits a brass quintet. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin and Handyman Negri meet the Royal trumpeters.
  • Food (4)
    Food (4)
    Episode 4
    Rogers goes to the soup division of Heinz Foods to see how people make soup in factories. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe keeps its promise to grow food for Northwood. Daniel Tiger thinks he can grow a vegetable soup tree.
  • Food (3)
    Food (3)
    Episode 3
    When the "garden guards" in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe catch the hungry culprit, they realize that Northwood has no food. The king arranges for an all-out effort to grow food for their Northwood neighbors.
  • Food (1)
    Food (1)
    Episode 1
    Mister Rogers enters with Hischer Booptrunk (his ventriloquist dummy) and tells a story of how his sister tried to feed Hischer, thinking he was hungry. Rogers then visits a place where applesauce is made. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, X the Owl wants to grow vegetables of his own, but he must be patient—these "speedy seeds" take a day to grow.moreless
  • Food (2)
    Food (2)
    Episode 2
    Rogers mixes granola for several neighbors and shows viewers how tofu is manufactured. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, X the Owl is puzzled that the food grown from his speedy seeds, has been taken.
  • Food (5)
    Food (5)
    Episode 5
    Mister Rogers visits the home of music director and close friend John Costa, who is preparing a pasta dinner. (Costa makes noodles from scratch.) As the all-out effort for Northwood comes to a close, Bob Dog tells Daniel Tiger the truth about the "vegetable soup tree."
  • Music (2)
    Music (2)
    Episode 12
    Yo-Yo Ma, one of Rogers' closest friends, plays his cello at Negri's Music Shop. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin ponders her dilemma of how to honor King Friday's adamant request that she play the bass, even though it is not one of her talents.
  • Music (3)
    Episode 13

    Ella Jenkins and Chuck Aber stop by for folk songs that keep everyone moving. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin doesn't know how to approach her offer to dance with a bass violin for the festival. Daniel suggests Lady Aberlin tell the truth to King Friday.

  • No and Yes (5)
    No and Yes (5)
    Episode 10
    Rogers visits Eva Kwong at her house. Several from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe go to Southwood to attend the wedding of Betty Okonak Templeton and James Michael Jones.
  • No and Yes (4)
    No and Yes (4)
    Episode 9
    Rogers goes to Brockett's Bakery to see José Cisneros' specialty: rice with milk. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin and Betty Okonak Templeton give ring-bearer Daniel a tip to keep the wedding ring on the pillow.
  • No and Yes (1)
    No and Yes (1)
    Episode 6
    A game of peekaboo ends with Rogers presenting a portrait of his father, painted by Dianne Dengle. She has asked Mister Rogers to pose for his own portrait, which she paints with bits of rolled-up newspaper. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe welcomes James Michael Jones, a specialist in "Exactly Like Me" portraits (mirrors). Jones announces that he is moving to Southwood, where he will marry Betty Okonak Templeton.moreless
  • No and Yes (2)
    No and Yes (2)
    Episode 7
    Mister Rogers brings flowers to remind people of a lesson he learned when he was a boy. Mr. McFeely brings a video on how people make tricycles.
    In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Prince Tuesday disobeys an order from King Friday and is punished for trying to ride the royal tricycle. Meanwhile, Daniel expresses doubts of being the ring bearer at the wedding of James Michael Jones and Betty Okonak Templeton.
    At the end of the program, Dianne Dengle is ready to present her portrait of Mister Rogers. It shows him encircled with some of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe characters.moreless
  • No and Yes (3)
    No and Yes (3)
    Episode 8
    After a visit from a young breakdancer named Jermaine, Mister Rogers is reunited with Chrissie Thompson, one of Mr. McFeely's granddaughters. Rogers presents her with a butterfly necklace as a symbol of freedom. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Ana Platypus is mad that she does not have an active role in the upcoming wedding. Lady Aberlin tells Ana her attending the service is of an importance that all will see.moreless
  • Music
    Episode 1546
    Musical fun with Ella Jenkins
  • Music Fun With Ella Jenkins
    Music is sometimes called the beginning of language. Early communication between children and parents often includes soft lullabies and rhythmic lap games like pat-a-cake. Music has always been an important part of my life; the adults around me encouraged me to appreciate the play music. As a child, I found that music was one of my best ways to express how I felt.moreless
  • Celebrating Music
    Celebrating Music
    Episode 1547
    Mister Rogers talks about his love of music.