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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

The genial, soft-spoken Mr. Rogers made every day special and every kid welcome in this long-running children's series.

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Mon., August 4, 2014
3:30 am
(30 minutes)

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Mister Rogers walks on stilts and discusses how hard that is; Bob Dog persuades Lady Elaine to return to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Also: loud play, quiet play and other kinds of play.

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Mon., August 4, 2014
4:00 am
(30 minutes)

Pets  

Mister Rogers walks Barney the dog in an episode on pets. Also: Ana Platypus decides that she'd like a kitten; Lady Elaine plans a big parade that includes Purple Panda, a whale and apes.

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Mon., August 4, 2014
4:30 am
(30 minutes)

Daycare and Nightcare  

Child care is explored, as Prince Tuesday shares his sad feelings about his parents' absence with his caregivers. Also: how zippers are made.

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Mon., August 4, 2014
5:00 am
(30 minutes)

Food  

Food is explored, as X the Owl wants his “speedy seeds” to grow right away. Also: Mister Rogers visits an applesauce factory; and shows a video that explains how animals and babies drink their mothers' milk.

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Mon., August 4, 2014
5:30 am
(30 minutes)

Making and Creating  

Mister Rogers visits a playground built by adults and children. Also: he makes up a song at the piano; Daniel becomes a hero when he brings Corney's rocking-chair horse down from the sky in an episode about making and creating.

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Mon., August 4, 2014
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Ready to Read?  

Books and reading are celebrated. Also: a trip to the zoo spotlights a baby elephant; how backpacks are made; and, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday wants a machine that allows him to see inside things.

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Tue., August 5, 2014
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Ready to Read?  

Reading and recognizing symbols are encouraged. Also: a video about big trucks; Neighbor Aber reads a book about signs with H.J. Elephant; and handmade paper.

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Wed., August 6, 2014
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Ready to Read?  

Reading and recognizing signs are encouraged, as Mister Rogers shows off his many baseball caps and the symbols that decorate them. Also: how baseball caps are made. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, meanwhile, Lady Elaine's reading-game show is a great success.

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Thu., August 7, 2014
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Goes To School  

Preparation for starting school includes a visit to a first-grade classroom and a look at some things found there. Also: Lady Elaine thinks that she's helping Prince Tuesday get ready for school, but she's really frightening him.

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Fri., August 8, 2014
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Goes To School  

Preparations for school include a reminder that learning and play go hand in hand. Also: Daniel is upset about the start of school because he can't learn all his numbers and letters.

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Mon., August 11, 2014
3:30 am
(30 minutes)

Pets  

Mister Rogers visits a friend who makes stuffed animals for her children. Also: it's Ana Platypus's birthday. Presents are made for her in a look at pets and respect for living creatures.

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Mon., August 11, 2014
4:00 am
(30 minutes)

Pets  

Mister Rogers visits the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., where he helps prepare food for pandas in an episode on respect for living things. Also: Ana Platypus attends a parade in her honor and receives her birthday surprise.

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Mon., August 11, 2014
4:30 am
(30 minutes)

Daycare and Nightcare  

The concept of child care is explored, as the King and Queen return from a trip and the Prince discusses his feelings with them; and a video shows various types of caregivers, including teachers and crossing guards. Also: Mister Rogers tours a graham-cracker factory.

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Mon., August 11, 2014
5:00 am
(30 minutes)

Food  

Mister Rogers visits a tofu factory. Also: gardens are disappearing in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe in an episode about food.

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Mon., August 11, 2014
5:30 am
(30 minutes)

Celebrations  

Mister Rogers' trumpet needs repair. Also: Mr. McFeely visits a factory where trumpets are made; in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday declares a week of celebrating in an episode about celebrations.

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Mon., August 11, 2014
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Goes To School  

School preparations include a hint that pretending is a good way to learn. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, school begins. Also: a suggestion that children can make believe they are in school and imagine what it's like there.

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Tue., August 12, 2014
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Superheroes  

The difference between real and make believe includes a talk about dinosaurs. Also: Mister Rogers recalls stories he made up as a child; Prince Tuesday has bad dreams about monsters; children learn about creatures that fly.

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Wed., August 13, 2014
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Superheroes  

Real and pretend includes a visit to a museum's dinosuar exhibit. Also: Lady Elaine plays a joke by dressing Purple Panda as a dinosaur; Prince Tuesday pretends he's a superhero.

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Thu., August 14, 2014
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Superheroes  

What's real and pretend includes a visit to the set of “The Incredible Hulk.” Also: Purple Panda, dressed as a dinosaur, scares everyone; Prince Tuesday discovers that it helps to discuss his fears.

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Fri., August 15, 2014
6:00 am
(30 minutes)

Superheroes  

What's pretend: Mister Rogers sees how an actor becomes “The Incredible Hulk.” Also: In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, a plan is hatched to catch the “dinosaur” that's been scaring everyone.