Fred Rogers hosts this children's television program that teaches children the important issues of life, such as being friendly, sharing, etc. Also features an imaginary world with puppets living in a medieval-type kingdom.
Marion and Nicholas Petrov visit the Neighborhood of Make-Believe dressed as X the Owl and Henrietta Pussycat. They dance in costumes and in leotards.
Chef Brockett is in an apple-giving mood in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. He gives apples, applesauce and apple juice.
Rogers uses drinking straws to blow soap bubbles. Mrs. Rubin shows paintings done with straws. Paul Draper tap dances in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.
Mr. McFeely brings over a battery operated steam shovel. At the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Dr. Marchl enjoys Grand-pÃ¨re's machine, which responds to French words. Marchl then talks with Henrietta and X about the way boys and girls do things differently.
Mime Walker pantomimes The Three Bears as Grand-pÃ¨re tells the story. Later in the program, Rogers gets to see a trained bear.
Katie Lewin tells Rogers how puzzles are made. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Handyman Negri and Daniel Striped Tiger organize a play retitled Benjamin Franklin and the Three Bears at X's request.
Rogers discusses Benjamin Franklin, wearing glasses and wig, then reading about Franklin as a boy. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe expands their play into Goldilocks, Benjamin Franklin, and the Three Bears.
Scientist Alder demonstrates how heat causes objects to change. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, X the Owl prints signs advertising the upcoming play. King Friday calls for a part and that its title should be King Friday, Goldilocks, Benjamin Franklin and the Three Bears.
The Neighborhood of Make-Believe stages King Friday, Goldilocks, Benjamin Franklin and the Three Bears.
Rogers brings a basket of vegetables. Chef Brockett presents cooked vegetables, first to Rogers and then to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.
Rogers discusses rabbits. A familiar face visits the Neighborhood of Make-Believe to cheer up Henrietta Pussycat.
Rogers talks about the arrival of a new baby. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Corny is too busy to spend a lot of time with Joey Hollingsworth. King Friday is unwilling to give too much time either.
Rogers demonstrates a hacksaw, hammer, and screwdriver. Handyman Negri fixes Rogers' sink, but not his toilet. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Tadpole Frogg expresses his sadness for thinking he had broken a fountain.
Rogers demonstrates a clown marionette. A dance recital is scheduled at the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. King Friday XIII tries to blunt the dance rehearsal by forbidding applause and moving the start time forward. He's trying to woo Sara Saturday.
Rogers makes mud pies and builds a dam. Professor Fitzpatrick illustrates a calm sea and a rough sea. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Corny and Joey Hollingsworth dig a well. Hollingsworth is then assigned to sell rockers.
Now pipes carry water to Corny's factory. As a gesture of kindness, Corny sends King Friday XIII a goblet and a tin cup, each filled with water.
Rogers warms some wiener buns in his oven so that Chef Brockett and Mr. McFeely can enjoy. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, all the attention is on the fire that burns down Corny's factory.
Rogers shows a film on firemen. He then puts on the full fireman's outfit. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe gets right to work, rebuilding the factory. Handyman Negri consoles Corny and Lady Elaine along the way.
Lady Aberlin, Handyman Negri, and X the Owl rebuild Corny's factory. Everyone donates something, including (eventually) King Friday XIII.
Rogers dictates all toys do what you want them to do. His son John makes his first appearance on the show to play with model antique cars. At the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the newly-rebuilt factory offers to help Mime Walker in his go-cart play-act.
King Friday is ready to dedicate the new factory, but Lady Elaine senses he is afraid of elevators. This leads to a surprise at the dedication.
Rogers attends a dance class where kids dance to the music of a sound synthesizer.
A lonely Donkey Hodie wants visitors at Someplace Else.
Neighbors travel from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe to Someplace Else so that Donkey Hodie will have visitors all day long.
Lady Elaine is derided for throwing litter around as a protest. All she wanted was one of Chef Brockett's cookies.