CAPTAIN KANGAROO

October 3, 1955 - December 8, 1984
CBS Educational Children's Program

Cast:

Captain Kangaroo:   Bob Keeshan
Mr. Green Jeans:   Hugh Brannum
Debbie:   Deborah Weems
Dennis:   Cosmo Allegretti
Mr. Baxter:   James E. Wall
Banana Man:   A. Robbins
Orville the Dragon:   Terry Kelly
PUPPETS:
Mr. Moose
Bunny Rabbit
Miss Worm
Miss Frog
CHARACTERS:
Dancing Bear
Grandfather Clock
Educational entertainment geared to preschool children.
Various aspects of the adult world are explained to
children through cartoons, stories, songs and sketches.
Bob Keeshan won four Emmys for this program which
aired every weekday morning for thirty years!


Click here for information on 1997's
The All New Captain Kangaroo series.

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Bob Keeshan
From The Museum of Broadcast Communications

Bob Keeshan, the original Clarabell the Clown
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Captain Kangaroo
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July 29, 1961 TV Guide cover



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