Great and Inspiring Facts About Mr. Rogers

“There’s no person in the whole world like you, and I like you just the way you are.” – Mister Rogers

Fred Rogers, the creator and star of the positive and warm feeling children’s show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood is known to be one of the best people to ever exist. He inspired adults and children alike with his kind words and thoughts. To celebrate his life’s work this page has added some fun facts about the man and the show.

His mother knitted all of his sweaters herself

Originally, the first few episodes were in black and white

Rogers has a B.A. in music composition and was a ordained minister

Rogers was a vegetarian

Mr. Rogers says outloud he is feeding his fish because a blind girl sent a letter expressing her concern for his pet not being fed

There was 895 episodes of the show!

Mr, Rogers also inspired and emotionally moved his costars, like Mr. Clemmons

He was more than just his show. He inspired the federal government to spend funds on keeping public broadcast and drew in support for other shows.