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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Season 20 Episodes

15 Episodes 1989 - 1990

Episode 1

When Parents Go to Work

Mon, Nov 20, 1989 30 mins

Parental work is explored, as Prince Tuesday becomes angry due to the demands his parents' jobs place upon them. Also: Mister Rogers visits Negri's Music Shop.

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Episode 2

When Parents Go to Work

Tue, Nov 21, 1989 30 mins

Parental love and absences are explored, as Mister Rogers and Mr. McFeely remind children what they learn from adults other than their parents while making an apple-peanut butter treat. Also: Princess Zelda visits the Neighborhood of Make-Believe; and Mister Rogers shares a picture book that shows how parents care for their children.

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Episode 3

When Parents Go to Work

Wed, Nov 22, 1989 30 mins

Parental absences are examined, as, in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, a "caring" center is opened for children whose parents work. Also: how peanut butter is made.

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Episode 4

When Parents Go to Work

Thu, Nov 23, 1989 30 mins

Parents who work. Included: A mom who doubles as a jazz oboist discusses her feelings. Also: Prince Tuesday's angry about his working mom; and Mister Rogers reads from a book about going to the potty.

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Episode 5

When Parents Go to Work

Fri, Nov 24, 1989 30 mins

The feelings children have about working parents are explored. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Prince Tuesday helps care for younger children at the day-care center. Also: Mister Rogers reads from a book about day care.

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Episode 6

Environment

Mon, Apr 16, 1990 30 mins

Ways to protect the environment are explored, as Mister Rogers explains recycling. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe, meanwhile, has too much garbage.

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Episode 7

Environment

Tue, Apr 17, 1990 30 mins

Mister Rogers and Mr. McFeely visit a recycling center in an episode about the environment. Also: the garbage crisis continues in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe; and Mister Rogers explains the benefits of caring for others.

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Episode 8

Environment

Wed, Apr 18, 1990 30 mins

The environment is emphasized as artist Leo Sewell, who creates sculptures from discarded items, is profiled. Also: Mrs McFeely shows what she's made from other people's trash; and the trash crisis worsens in the Neighbourhood of Make-Believe.

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Episode 9

Mister Rogers Talks About the Environment

Thu, Apr 19, 1990 30 mins

The environment is explored as Mister Rogers goes snorkeling with marine botanist Sylvia Earle in the Florida Keys. Also: a "newscast" examines how to fix the trash crisis in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

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Episode 10

Environment

Fri, Apr 20, 1990 30 mins

Ways to save the environment are explored. Mister Rogers creates a puppet show from discarded items; and Mr. McFeely visits with a goat in tow. Also: the trash crisis in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe is solved.

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Episode 11

Fathers and Music

Mon, Jul 30, 1990 30 mins

In a look at fathers and music, Mister Rogers welcomes jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis and his sons Branford, Delfeayo and Jason. Also: Mister Rogers pretends to play different instruments and talks about how music can make people feel.

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Episode 12

Fathers and Music

Tue, Jul 31, 1990 30 mins

Mister Rogers discusses ways that fathers care for kids. Also: a video on making bandages; in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, a rag doll comes to life in an episode about fathers and music.

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Episode 13

Fathers and Music

Wed, Aug 1, 1990 30 mins

Wolf expert Kent Weber visits with two wolves. Also: Daniel is afraid that he'll become a wolf if he wears a wolf costume; Mister Rogers talks with his son and grandson in a look at fathers and music.

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Episode 14

Fathers and Music

Thu, Aug 2, 1990 30 mins

Folksinger Ella Jenkins visits. Also: Mister Rogers reads a book, "What Is a Father?"; Daniel wishes that he had a dad in an episode about fathers and music.

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Episode 15

Fathers and Music

Fri, Aug 3, 1990 30 mins

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his son, Nicholas, play a duet. Also: fathers make music in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe in a look at fathers and music.

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