Neighborhood of Make-Believe

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The Neighborhood of Make-Believe is the fictional kingdom where hand puppet lived in. They were characters on the children's television series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood which aired on PBS, from 1968–2001. Principal puppeteer Fred Rogers created many of the puppet characters in the 1950s for Josie Carey's program, The Children's Corner. It was filmed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[1][2]

Characters in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe were portrayed by both hand puppets operated by puppeteers and actors. They would occasionally talk to the viewers in specific episodes.

There is a TV show about the Neighborhood called Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood.

Puppets[change | change source]

  • King Friday XIII
  • Queen Sara Saturday
  • Prince Tuesday
  • X the Owl
  • Henrietta Pussycat
  • Lady Elaine Fairchilde
  • Daniel Striped Tiger
  • Cornflake "Corney" S. Pecially
  • Grandpere Tiger
  • The Frogg Family
  • The Platypus Family
  • Harriet Elizabeth Cow
  • Edgar Cooke
  • H.J. Elephant III
  • Betty Okonak Templeton-Jones
  • James Michael Jones
  • Carrie Dell Okonak Templeton-Jones
  • Old Goat
  • Donkey Hodie
  • Yo-Yo LaBelle
  • Neighborhood Trolley

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fred Rogers' Legacy Lives on With a 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' Animated Spin Off From PBS". The Hollywood Reporter. July 31, 2011.
  2. "PBS to air new series from Fred Rogers Co". Variety.