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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

Closed Captioned Mistakes #1577 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers shows a film about how books are made. Then he finds a mistake in a book he is reading and explains that some errors are easier to correct than others.

  • KET Sunday, August 30 at 5:30 am EDT

Divorce #1476 [TV-Y]
At a picnic, Prince Tuesday meets a new girl and her mother. His new friend explains that her father doesn't live with them because her parents are divorced.

  • KET Sunday, September 6 at 5:30 am EDT

Divorce #1478 [TV-Y]
Prince Tuesday has disappeared, and Handyman Negri organizes a search party to find him.

  • KET Sunday, September 13 at 5:30 am EDT

Closed Captioned Competition #1481 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers suggests drawing a picture of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, pointing out that each person's creation will be unique, and shows a film about how crayons are made.

  • KET Sunday, September 20 at 5:30 am EDT

Competition #1482 [TV-Y]
Mister Rogers visits the Carnegie Museum of Art. King Friday decides to hold a drawing contest for everyone in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, and X the Owl gets a letter from Big Bird saying that he'll be bringing an entry over from Sesame Street.

  • KET Sunday, September 27 at 5:30 am EDT

Competition #1483 [TV-Y]
Chef Brockett enters a cake-decorating contest, but he doesn't win. Big Bird arrives for a visit and has to reassure Henrietta that, despite all the excitement, X the Owl will still be her best friend.

  • KET Sunday, October 4 at 5:30 am EDT

Pets #1497 [TV-Y]
Ana Platypus announces that what she really wants for her birthday is a pet she can hug and love, and the neighbors come up with several suggestions for what kind of animal would be best.

  • KET Sunday, October 11 at 5:30 am EDT

Closed Captioned Pets #1498 [TV-Y]
Bob Trow brings his dog, Barney, to stay overnight with Mister Rogers.

  • KET Sunday, October 18 at 5:30 am EDT

Pets #1499 [TV-Y]
While Lady Elaine Fairchilde plans an elaborate birthday party for herself, complete with a whale, apes, and Purple Panda, Ana settles on a kitten as the pet she'd like to have.

  • KET Sunday, October 25 at 5:30 am EST

Nighttime #1586 [TV-Y]
While showing how his flashlight works, Mister Rogers shines the light under the bed to show that no monsters are hiding there. X the Owl gets mad at Lady Elaine when she comes into his treehouse without knocking, and Daniel is scared after Lady Elaine tells him that stars can fall.

  • KET Sunday, November 1 at 5:30 am EST
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   teacher's guide with activities based on episode themes: Mister Rogers' Plan & Play Book
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   4802 Fifth Ave.
   Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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   "When Your Child Goes to School" booklet
   Family Communications
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   Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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