Mister Rogers' Neighborhood - Season 20

PBS (ended 2001)




Episode Guide

  • Caring for the Environment (#1619) Snorkeling with Sylvia Earle
    Mister Rogers shows a wetsuit, mask, snorkel and fins, and with oceanographer Sylvia Earle, he goes snorkeling off the coast of the Florida Keys to see some of the wonders of the ocean. He talks about how important it is to take care of the seas and the world we live in. In Make-Believe there's a special newscast to help find a solution to the garbage problem. Includes the songs "Did You Know?", "Come On and Wake Up" and "Everybody's Fancy".moreless
  • The Environment
    The Environment
    Episode 1617
    Taking good care of the earth is one way children can learn to take good care of themselves, and there are so many ways they can help care for the earth and it's resources.
  • Fathers & Music (5)
    Fathers & Music (5)
    Episode 15
    Rogers discusses music with Yo-Yo Ma and, when son Nicholas Ma arrives, Rogers helps perform a trio of The Skaters' Waltz. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin finds a musical father for Daniel.
  • Fathers & Music (4)
    Fathers & Music (4)
    Episode 14
    Rogers reads a book a teenage girl had made for her father. He then puts stuffing in a toy wolf for a friend. Later in the program, Ella Jenkins visits (as does Chuck Aber) to perform some songs. In between, those in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe discuss their feelings about wolves. Daniel Striped Tiger tells those at school that he doesn't have a musical father, like Ana and Prince Tuesday.moreless
  • Fathers & Music (3)
    Fathers & Music (3)
    Episode 13
    Chuck Aber brings a guest to the television house. Joining them are two wolves. Later in the show, Mister Rogers' son Jim and grandson Alex stop over. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Aber is dressed as a wolf, ready to offer a wolf costume to someone else.
  • Fathers & Music (2)
    Fathers & Music (2)
    Episode 12
    Mr. McFeely brings materials on how adhesive bandages are made. Rogers puts one such bandage on a rag doll. That rag doll becomes the plot point in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, as King Friday XIII and Prince Tuesday believe the doll to life.
  • Fathers & Music (1)
    Fathers & Music (1)
    Episode 11
    Mister Rogers enters with a bandaged hand. He illustrates (as Lady Aberlin demonstrates to Ana Platypus in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe) that nothing changes underneath a bandage. Rogers attends the Marsalis Family's rehearsals at Negri's Music Shop.
  • Environment (5)
    Environment (5)
    Episode 10
    Mr. McFeely brings a goat to the television house to dispel a few myths. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Mrs. Dingleborder and the goats of Northwood complement each other's plans to solve the appalling garbage crisis.
  • Environment (4)
    Environment (4)
    Episode 9
    Mister Rogers recalls the snorkeling adventure he shared with Sylvia Earle. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe needs help from two of Northwood's goats.
  • Environment (3)
    Environment (3)
    Episode 8
    Mister Rogers discusses making artwork out of old objects. This precipitates Mr. McFeely's video, showing his visit with a spare-parts artist.
  • Environment (2)
    Episode 7
    Messrs. Rogers and McFeely visit the neighborhood recycling center. Everything is orderly there, which cannot be said for Make-Believe. Westwood Mayor Maggie informs that their landfill has been filled completely.
  • Environment (1)
    Environment (1)
    Episode 6
    A major crisis has arisen in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. The nearby landfill at Someplace Else has reached the saturation point.
  • When Parents Go to Work (5)
    Balloon Artist Bruce Franco visits Rogers' television house. He has even made a balloon Trolley. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Prince Tuesday helps those who run the child-caring center at Corny's factory.
  • When Parents Go to Work (4)
    Rogers visits oboist Natasha at Negri's Music Shop. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe begins work in earnest on the new child-caring center at Corny's factory.
  • When Parents Go to Work (3)
    Wearing a lei of peanut shells as he enters, Mister Rogers promotes reading. Mr. McFeely brings a video on how people make peanut butter. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Henrietta Pussycat suggests that Cornflake S. Pecially's factory start a caring center for the children of the factory's workers.
  • When Parents Go to Work (2)
    Rogers and Mr. McFeely make treats with peanuts and peanut butter. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Tuesday is still angry that his parents are running errands all the time.
  • When Parents Go to Work (1)
    Negri's Music Shop needs Rogers' help when the lady at the cashier must see her sick child. Negri and Rogers propose a Neighborhood of Make-Believe story in which the King and Queen leave Tuesday for their errands.