11 Weird But True Facts About ‘Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood’

11 Weird But True Facts About ‘Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood’

5. Michael Keaton also had his first job on this show.

He started at $2/hr and ended up making $2.25/hr and even appeared on some segments.

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6. This wasn’t his first show.

In his earlier years, he produced and puppeteered ‘The Children’s Corner’ which was hosted by Josie Carey.

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7. He used these shoes for a reason.

He also used them on ‘The Children’s Corner’ and he found them to be quieter when he moved around the set so he continued using them on ‘Mr. Rodgers’ Neighborhood’.

8. McFeely was his middle name.

He used his middle name as the mailman’s last name and years later, he regretted making it a part of the show.

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