Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

  • 1968
  • TV Show
  • TV-Y

The genial, soft-spoken man made every day `special' and every kid welcome in this long-running series. Once described as `a singing psychiatrist for children,' Rogers used puppetry, songs and storytelling to teach youngsters about family values and how to deal with life's ups and downs. Rogers, an ordained Presbyterian minister, was a beloved mainstay (more…)

Season 30, Episode 8 Ready to Read?

First Aired: August 30, 2000

Reading is encouraged, as Mister Rogers teaches how to recognize the word “fish.” Also: a visit with ballerina Ying Li. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine wants H.J. Elephant on her new reading game show, but he's embarrassed because he can't read well.