Mr. McFeely: There are lots of ups and downs in this world, aren't there?
Mr. Rogers: There surely are.
Starting with this episode, the Sears-Roebuck Foundation no longer gives funding, and thus underwriters are reduced to Public Television Stations and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
This would be the last year that a theme week debuted during Thanksgiving Week. Beginning in 1993, Family Communications designated this week of the season to run the five "Food" programs from 1984.