February 15, 1981 12:00 am
Rogers is again part of a panel discussion, fielding questions from parents.
February 16, 1981 12:00 am
Mr. McFeely relives memories of his wedding. Previewing the Neighborhood of Make-Believe storyline, Prince Tuesday befriends a girl whose parents are divorced.
February 17, 1981 12:00 am
Rogers visits a bakery to see people making pretzels. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the King and Queen squabble about buying a new plane. It upsets Prince Tuesday to the boiling point.
February 18, 1981 12:00 am
Rogers recalls the day he test-drove an electric car. Later he meets a boy in a wheelchair, who describes some of his physical handicaps. In between, the Neighborhood of Make-Believe continues its all-out search for Prince Tuesday. When found, he has a mix of emotions.
February 19, 1981 12:00 am
Joe Negri shows Rogers a rack of musical instruments that have either been repaired or are in need in repair. They meet Earl Grollman, a counselor who has written a book on divorce for children. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Prince Tuesday finally shares his emotions with his family.
February 20, 1981 12:00 am
Rogers wears a false-face to show that he is still himself inside. In Make-Believe, the Royal Electric Plane-Car arrives via a clown courier. Behind that mask is Chuck Aber, who has been divorced and doesn't see much of his children. Thus, Prince Tuesday can relate to Aber's feelings. Corny reveals his secret: he is now making rocking-chair-shaped pretzels. Mister Rogers concludes his visit by showing viewers the ins and outs of an airplane.
May 31, 1981 12:00 am
Rogers is part of a panel discussion before an audience of parents discussing combative attitudes.
June 1, 1981 12:00 am
King Friday decrees a ""Draw the Neighborhood Contest,"" something which Lady Elaine Fairchilde wants to win.
June 2, 1981 12:00 am
Mister Rogers visits an art museum to look carefully at various genres of paintings. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Henrietta Pussycat is upset when she hears Big Bird will visit X the Owl.
June 3, 1981 12:00 am
After reflecting on his discussion with Andrew Wyeth, Rogers helps to console Chef Brockett. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe welcomes Big Bird, who enters his drawing for the Draw the Neighborhood Contest.
June 4, 1981 12:00 am
Rogers meets Lynn Swann at a dance class. Swann enters in his Pittsburgh Steeler uniform, then changes into something more suitable for a dance lesson. as the Neighborhood of Make-Believe Drawing Contest nears an end, Lady Aberlin discovers that Ana has drawn a picture of the Neighborhood and all its neighbors.
June 5, 1981 12:00 am
Mister Rogers wants to create a rainbow, but he needs Mr. McFeely's help. King Friday XIII selects the winner of the ""Draw the Neighborhood"" contest.
July 20, 1981 12:00 am
Bob Dog volunteers to get a ball stuck in X's tree, but he falls and hurts his leg. When King Friday XIII hears of the accident, he bars play from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.
July 21, 1981 12:00 am
Lady Elaine is so incensed with King Friday's no-play rule that she moves herself and the Museum-Go-Round to another neighborhood.
July 22, 1981 12:00 am
In defiance of King Friday's rule, the schoolchildren set up a play area at the point where the Museum-Go-Round used to be. Prince Tuesday challenges King Friday up front about the no-play rule.
July 23, 1981 12:00 am
King Friday realizes just how important play is and repeals the rule, much to everyone's delight. All they need is to inform Lady Elaine.
July 24, 1981 12:00 am
Rogers walks stilts outside his porch. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Bob Dog and Purple Panda volunteer to talk Lady Elaine to bring the Museum-Go-Round and herself back.