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Mister Rogers Talks with Parents About Discipline

Date: 1988
Format: VHS
Company/Organization: PBS Video


Produced by Family Communications, Inc., 1982. Distributed by PBS VIDEO.
©1988 Public Broadcasting Service.


Original air date: February 28, 1982

Filmed in the studios of WQED / Pittsburgh, Mister Rogers Talks With Parents About Discipline features Fred Rogers as he speaks with a group of parents about effective discipline strategies.

This thirty-minute special offers parents insight and advice regarding the setting of boundaries and limits, helping children to make good choices, and providing responsible discipline to their children out of love.


  • Bob Larson
  • Jeffrey and Carol Cohen
  • Tyrone and Athalia Anderson
  • Candy White
  • Eva Das




The special preceded Mister Rogers' Neighborhood's Discipline week of episodes which originally aired in March of 1982.

At the end of this special, mention is made of the Talking with Families About Discipline pamphlet published by Family Communications Inc.

An instrumental of It's You I Like plays throughout the ending credits.


Special Thanks To: Bob Larson, Jeffrey and Carol Cohen, Tyrone and Athalia Anderson, Candy White, Eva Das
With Fred Rogers
Producers: Sam Newbury, Molly Youngling
Director: Paul Lally
Editor: Sam Newbury
Associate Producer: Margy Whitmer
Assistant Director: Wayne Morris
Production Assistant: Viki Gedrys
Production Coordinator: John Cosgrove
Technical Supervisor: Ken Anderson
Lighting Director: Frank Warninsky
Technical Director: Jim Ochtun
Studio Camera: Bob Vaughn, Art Vogel, Don McCall
Audio: Dick LaSota
Video: Tom Deluga
Videotape: Paul Byers
Floor Manager: Nick Tallo
Prompter Operator: Jim Seech
Production: Doug Coates
Music Director: John Costa
Musicians: Carl McVicker, Bobby Rawsthorne
Set Designer: Jack Guest
Videotape Editors: Chuck Aikman, David Belko
Videotape Sound: L.D. Gamel
Post-Production: TPC Communications Inc.
Special Thanks To: Sister Bonnie Heh Carlow College Campus School, Victoria Dimidjian, Marsha Poster Rosenbloom
Consultants: Albert V. Corrado M.D., Nancy French R.N. M.S., Eleanor C. Irwin Ph.D., Margaret B. McFarland PhD, Dr. Douglas Nowicki O.S.B., Rev. Neil R. Paylor Ph.D.

Produced in association with WQED/Pittsburgh
Executive Producers: Basil Cox, Fred Rogers

A production of Family Communications
© 1982 Family Communications, Inc.

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