November 25, 1985 12:00 am
Most of this show is devoted to oranges. Mister Rogers plants an orange seed and, with Mr. McFeely, shows a sequence on how orange juice is made. Rogers then drops by Brockett's Bakery, which has a sales display of several soy foods. The Neighborhood of Make-Believe sees more of the same, as Lady Aberlin distributes orange juice to the neighbors. But the tempo of the week changes when she and X the Owl learn that Cousin Mary Owl will arrive the next day.
November 26, 1985 12:00 am
Before Cousin Mary arrives, X the Owl and Lady Aberlin go to Southwood to discover that Betty and James Michael Jones have adopted a daughter.
November 27, 1985 12:00 am
Rogers visits a girl's check-up at a pediatrician's office. During Make-Believe, Betty and James Michael Jones name their adopted daughter Carrie Dell.
November 28, 1985 12:00 am
Robert Trow shows two puppies in Rogers' yard and delivers a film of different families in the neighborhood. With the Neighborhood of Make-Believe's cousin reunion nearing, Bob Dog and Ana Platypus adopt each other as cousins.
November 29, 1985 12:00 am
Mister Rogers goes behind the scenes at the Penguin Encounter. Daniel Striped Tiger is tentative about attending the cousins' reunion.
February 3, 1986 12:00 am
Rogers plays at his sand table. Later he and Mr. McFeely go to a miniature golf course. In between, Lady Elaine Fairchilde inspires the Neighborhood of Make-Believe by putting a car cover on the Trolley. This inspires everyone to make covers for a Museum-Go-Round exhibit.
February 4, 1986 12:00 am
Eva Kwong and her grandmother make dumplings at Brockett's Bakery. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Corny contributes a rocking chair with a horse cover for Lady Elaine's exhibit, but the chair flies away.
February 5, 1986 12:00 am
Mr. McFeely demonstrates a new chair for Rogers and shows a video on how people make rocking horses. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Elaine accepts covers from neighbors in Westwood and Southwood. One exhibit not in her Museum-Go-Round is the rocking chair with the horse cover, which is flying above the Tree.
February 6, 1986 12:00 am
Rogers shows a kitten and talks with two poets on his porch. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Chuck Aber fools the Royal family with his King Friday cover.
February 7, 1986 12:00 am
Mister Rogers takes viewers to the construction site of a playground that both children and adults designed. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the horse-covered rocking chair must stop flying around, but only someone who is brave and doesn't know it, can coax it down.
May 5, 1986 12:00 am
King Friday XIII wants everyone to celebrate the imminent arrival of Friday's Comet. For her part, Lady Elaine Fairchilde is busy planning a surprise birthday party for a dour Henrietta Pussycat.
May 6, 1986 12:00 am
Rogers visits a planetarium. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday intensifies the imposed celebrations for the imminent arrival of Friday's Comet.
May 7, 1986 12:00 am
Rogers hears Wynton Marsalis at Negri's Music Shop. It's nighttime in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, and Lady Elaine is planning to disprove the talk that the upcoming comet is Friday's.
May 8, 1986 12:00 am
Friday's Comet arrives in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, bearing a note that neither King Friday nor anyone else will forget. They all go to the Museum-Go-Round for Henrietta's surprise birthday party.
May 9, 1986 12:00 am
It's time for the opera A Star for Kitty, in which a kitten wishes on a half-moon and has a vivid dream about the night sky.