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Series Information

Web site: http://www.pbs.org/rogers/

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Mister Rogers talks in a way young children understand, at a pace they can absorb and with a consistency that creates a calm, safe place for preschoolers. Topics with sensitive emotional concerns are always carefully blended with fun and whimsy to match a young child's interests and level of understanding.

TV Schedule

Music #1550 [TV-Y]
The bass violin festival is a great success. Not everyone can play the instrument, but each person figures out a way to use it.

  • KET Sunday, February 7 at 5:30 am EST

Closed Captioned How People Make Trumpets/Plans for Comet Celebrating #1561 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers shows a film of Mr. McFeely's visit to a trumpet factory. King Friday declares that an approaching comet belongs to him and decrees a week of celebration in its honor.

  • KET Sunday, February 14 at 5:30 am EST

Closed Captioned Opera: A Star for Kitty #1562 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers and Chuck Aber play a game of basketball and talk about the importance of trying hard and playing well—whether you win or not. At a planetarium, Mister Rogers sees pictures of the moon, stars, and a comet.

  • KET Sunday, February 21 at 5:30 am EST

Opera: A Star for Kitty #1563 [TV-Y]
Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis visits Joe Negri's Music Shop, talks about music, and plays "It's You I Like." In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, everyone is still looking for the comet.

  • KET Sunday, February 28 at 5:30 am EST

Closed Captioned Opera: A Star for Kitty #1564 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers hosts a celebration honoring his television friends and visits a factory to see how candles are made. The comet arrives with a special message, and the residents of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe celebrate Henrietta's birthday.

  • KET Sunday, March 6 at 5:30 am EST

Opera: A Star for Kitty #1565 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers shows a pair of opera glasses, and the neighbors attend the birthday opera A Star for Kitty.

  • KET Sunday, March 13 at 5:30 am EST

Dance #1574 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers talks about how his parents taught him to dance and visits Arthur Mitchell at the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Lady Elaine changes the name of her business from the Always Happy Dance Studio to the Sometimes Happy Dance Studio—and admits that even men can learn to dance.

  • KET Sunday, March 20 at 5:30 am EST

Closed Captioned Mistakes #1576 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers explains that everyone makes mistakes sometimes. Ventriloquist Susan Linn shows how she uses puppets to help people talk about their feelings. X the Owl makes a mistake and writes a note saying he's sorry to Audrey Duck, who accepts his apology and then writes a poem about how she feels.

  • KET Sunday, March 27 at 5:30 am EST
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Links

Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/rogers/

Products

EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS:
   Price available upon request.
   teacher's guide with activities based on episode themes: Mister Rogers' Plan & Play Book
   Family Communications
   4802 Fifth Ave.
   Pittsburgh, PA 15213

VIEWER'S GUIDE:
   Price available upon request.
   "When Your Child Goes to School" booklet
   Family Communications
   4802 Fifth Ave.
   Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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