February 16, 1998 12:00 am
Rogers visits Eric Carle, author and illustrator of children's books. Mr. McFeely shows a videotape on how fortune cookies are made. In between, a Spanish-speaking ""Fortune Cookie Man"" makes his debut in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.
February 17, 1998 12:00 am
Saihou Njie gives Rogers a demonstration on making batik vests. Later in the program, Mr. McFeely shows a videotape on how bagels are made.
February 18, 1998 12:00 am
Rogers brings back the Potty book he had introduced nine years earlier, and reads it in full. Later in the program, Mr. McFeely shows a nvideotape of people mking toilets. In between, Betty Okonak Templeton visits the Neighborhood of Make-Believe in search of Lady Elaine.
February 19, 1998 12:00 am
Mister Rogers creates a simple merry-go-round from paper plates and a cardboard tube. Later in the program, Mr. McFeely shows a videotape on how people make carousel horses.
February 20, 1998 12:00 am
Rogers presents a gift for Mr. McFeely just as he delivers a book for guest LeVar Burton to read. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, the finder balloons reveal Lady Elaine and her friend in a disused room of the Museum-Go-Round.
July 27, 1998 12:00 am
Rogers sees people operating a lifting device that elevates a wheelchair into a van. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday XIII commands Mayor Maggie, who had arrived in a wheelchair, to visit Dr. Bill Platypus for a clean bill of health.
July 28, 1998 12:00 am
Close to ten minutes of the program shows Rogers' comforting visit with Koko the Gorilla (who is credited as a neighbor). No such warmth can be found in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe when a different gorilla visits. The lone exception is Lady Aberlin, who finds the gorilla tame.
July 29, 1998 12:00 am
Rogers visits his eye doctor to have his vision checked. Mr. McFeely presents a video on how people make eyeglass lenses. In between, Lady Elaine is bent on warning the Neighborhood of Make-Believe about the visiting gorilla.
July 30, 1998 12:00 am
Rogers shows a variety of sticks is similar to a group of words: the more you have, the better you can work with them. Mr. McFeely shows a video of a service dog aiding a handicapped child. (The dog's name is C.D., and is credited as a neighbor.) In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Dr. Bill Platypus tries to ensure Lady Elaine that the gorilla, called Kevin Wendell, is tame.
July 31, 1998 12:00 am
In drawing a rainbow, Rogers points out the more colors, the better. He then reflects on a place where friends visit to play with toys. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin hints that Kevin Wendell Gorilla may not be a gorilla after all.
August 24, 1998 12:00 am
Prince Tuesday is a natural at working a yo-yo, much to King Friday's chagrin (he can't work them). To everyone's dismay, Friday disallows any yo-yos in the neighborhood.
August 25, 1998 12:00 am
At an airport, Rogers sees Mr. McFeely about to take deliveries on a helicopter. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Lady Aberlin and Miss Paulifficate are unwilling enforcers of King Friday's bar on yo-yos. This does not prevent Lady Elaine from flying a helicopter she has called ""Yo-Yo."" She flies up, but does not come down.
August 26, 1998 12:00 am
Lady Elaine is trying to send messages for her neighbors to get her down from her stuck helicopter. Unfortunately, Bob Dog grabs on her hat messageâ€”and gets stuck himself.
August 27, 1998 12:00 am
Mr. McFeely shows a videotape of his visit to inventor Chuck Hoberman. Before Make-Believe, Rogers gets a visit from Mrs. McFeely. At the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Handyman Negri rescues both Bob Dog and Lady Elaine. Late in the show, Rogers plays a cassette tape of cello music and reflects on Yo-Yo Ma and his son Nicholas.
August 28, 1998 12:00 am
Rogers visits the studio apartment of an innovative architect. She explains how an appreciation of the earth inspired her to design certain tables, seats, and couches. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Cornflake S. Pecially improves King Friday's mood with a ""Royal Automated Yo-Yo."" Further reason to repeal the ""no yo-yos"" rule comes from a videotape of Yo-Yo Ma.