Family Movie Night: Mister Rogers' Neighborhood 50th Anniversary Celebration with Daniel Tiger

Family Movie Night: Mister Rogers' Neighborhood 50th Anniversary Celebration with Daniel Tiger

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 7:00pm - Sun, 03/04/2018 - 9:00pm

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Inspired Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

It's Family Movie Night! Watch two Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood episodes and the Mister Rogers' Neighborhood episodes that inspired them. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood! Watch on the WXXI Kids 24/7 channel, Friday March 2, 2018 at 7-9pm, repeating on Saturday and Sunday evenings at the same times.

7:00 pm: Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood (Episode 201)

The Tiger Family Grows: Daniel Tiger has grown tall enough to reach the fish food on top of the fish tank. As he feeds his fish, Daniel discovers some new baby fish and learns some exciting news from his mom and dad -- the Tiger family is expecting a baby! Dad Tiger encourages Daniel to be a big helper when the new baby comes.

Daniel Learns About Being a Big Brother: Daniel Tiger and his family are preparing their house for the arrival of the new baby. Dad Tiger is painting and Daniel helps by painting a sunshine on the wall. Snuggling next to his mom, Daniel feels the baby move. He becomes a little unsure when he learns that the baby will be using his old crib but recognizes that he is growing. He then helps his dad move the crib into place.

7:30pm: Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (Episode 1554: Families)

Mister Rogers shares a film about the various families in the neighborhood. In the Land of Make Believe, characters explore the concepts of extended family, cousins and adoption.

8:00pm: Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood (Episode 310)

Visiting Granpere: Daniel Tiger explores the concept of about the differences and similarities of being away from home at Grandpere's. The family goes on a treasure hunt together. 

The Tiger Family Goes Home: On the last day of the family's trip, Daniel Tiger spend some special time with Grandpere and explore a tradition started by Dad Tiger and Grandpere to continue with Daniel and Margaret. Daniel draws a picture of his morning adventure to give to Grandpere before the Tiger family returns home on the Trolley.

Preview from the Daniel Tiger's Family Trip song

8:30pm: Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (Episode 1535: Talks About Grandparents)

Mister Rogers explores the relationship between grandkids and grandparents through a neighborhood opera, "A Granddad for Daniel"

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WXXI Kids 24/7 on TV 21.4/Cable 1277/1278 or on WXXI Kids website or on the PBS KIDS Video App.

Get Ready with These Fun Learning Activities!

Play the Drive Trolley Game at PBS KIDS.

Daniel Tiger's Make Your Own Pizza Recipe: Make some pizza together as a family to enjoy during the movie.

PBS KIDS: Going on a Trip: After watching the special, use these fun suggestions to plan your own trip whether it is far away or just across town to visit family and friends.

Learn more with Daniel Tiger on PBS LearningMedia in the Daniel Tiger Collection

  • Have you checked out the DANIEL TIGER for Parents App yet? It’s completely FREE and features video and songs from DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD you can share with your kids to help them build important social emotional skills.

    Daniel Tiger's Parent App

  • After a busy day, help Daniel get ready to go to bed with the Goodnight Daniel Game at

Stay-tuned for a Mr. Roger's Movie Special on March 6th at 8pm on WXXI-TV: Mister Roger's: It's You I Like

Mister Rogers: It's You I Like