Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Season 8 Episode 19

Wishing and Pretending (4)

Aired Unknown Mar 13, 1975 on PBS

Episode Recap

Rogers arrives wearing sunglasses. He discusses how children sometimes worry when an adult changes some aspect of his appearance. He and François Clemmons go to the Brown Marionette Theater. The Browns are preparing for a production of Little Red Riding Hood. Rogers talks about the danger of playing with plastic bags. In the NOM, Lady Aberlin wants to pretend to be Red Riding Hood. X is afraid of being the wolf in their makebelieve, unless he can be called a "pretend-wolf" to assure him that their play is pretend. Mr. Rogers talks about children controlling how scary their play will be. Mr. McFeely brings Rogers some sunglasses to try on. Songs: Won't You Be My Neighbor?, It's You I Like, Good Feeling.