Twilight Sparkle's Retro Media Library
Twilight Sparkle's Retro Media Library


Overview

Created by Fred Rogers, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood was a long running show about "various issues, demonstrating experiments, crafts, and music, interacting with friends," and of course, each episode also contained a puppet segment that took place in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

List of episodes

Broadcast history

Main article: Television broadcast timeline for Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Funding credits

  • Episodes 001–072: "Production funds for this series were provided by a grant from: The Sears-Roebuck Foundation, and by a children's program fund established by NET affiliated stations."
  • Episodes 073–130: "Production funds for this series were provided by a grant from The Sears-Roebuck Foundation, and a children's program fund established by NET affiliated stations."
  • Episodes 1001–1130: "Production funds for this television visit were provided by a grant from The Sears-Roebuck Foundation, and a children's program fund established by NET affiliated stations."
  • Episodes 1131–1195: "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is made possible by grants from The Sears-Roebuck Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting."
  • Episodes 1196–1390: "The people who gave the money to make this television visit are the people of The Sears-Roebuck Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting."
  • Episodes 1391–1420: "The people who gave the money to make this television visit are the people of: The Sears-Roebuck Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, Public Television Stations, the Ford Foundation, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting."
  • Episodes 1421–1460: "The people who gave the money to make this television visit are the people of: Public Television Stations, Ford Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The Sears-Roebuck Foundation, and Johnson & Johnson."
  • Episodes 1461–1610: "The people who gave the money to make Mister Rogers' Neighborhood are the people of: this and other Public Television Stations and The Sears-Roebuck Foundation."
  • Special: "Major funding for this program is provided by this station and other Public Television Stations additional funding is provided by a grant from The Sears-Roebuck Foundation."
  • Episodes 1611–1640: "The people who give the money to make Mister Rogers' Neighborhood are the people who contribute to this and other Public Television Stations and The Sears-Roebuck Foundation."
  • Episodes 1641–1655: "The people who give the money to make Mister Rogers' Neighborhood are the people who contribute to this and other Public Television Stations, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and The Sears-Roebuck Foundation."
  • Episodes 1656–1750: "The people who give the money to make Mister Rogers' Neighborhood are the people who contribute to this and other Public Television Stations and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting."
  • Episodes 1751–1765: "The people who give the money to make Mister Rogers' Neighborhood are the people who contribute to this and other PBS stations and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. We thank you."

Home video release history

VHS

Main article: Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (VHS)

DVD

Cover Art Release Date Notes
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: Adventures in Friendship April 12, 2005
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: A Day at the Circus April 12, 2005
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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: It's a Beautiful Day Collection
March 27, 2018 Contains 30 episodes from 1979-2001 plus the first episode from 1968.
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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: Would You Be Mine Collection
March 26, 2019 Contains 30 episodes from 1979-2000 plus an episode from 1981.
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Mister Rogers Meets New Friends Collection
October 27, 2020 Contains 31 episodes from 1979-2000.

The complete series was released on Amazon Instant Video in early 2011.

Websites

Trivia

  • Fred Rogers made an appearance in at least one Arthur episode in 1997, and in an episode of Wheel of Fortune in 1998.
  • When the complete series streamed on Twitch in 2017, all episodes of the old series (1968-1976) had copyright terms of 46-54 years from publication, less than how long they had when they first premiered on PBS.

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Digital Distribution

Funding Credits

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