Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Season 4 Episode 39

The Monkey's Uncle

Aired Unknown Apr 08, 1971 on PBS

Episode Recap

Bob Trow brings Rogers a banana. In the NOM, everyone is in costume for the opera. King Friday XIII wants to play the bass in the opera. The zookeeper takes care of the animals. The organ grinder feels he is a failure and returns his monkey to the zoo. He gives his organ to the monkey's uncle and tours the zoo with the zookeeper. The monkey's uncle converts the organ to a popcorn maker. The organ grinder regains his confidence and accepts the zookeeper's invitation to remain at the zoo. Songs: Won't You Be My Neighbor?, Tomorrow. Opera songs: I Take Care Of The Animals, You're A Fine Horse, What Is The Matter?, I Am A Failure, I Like The Elephants, I Am Not A Failure.