I Loved Watching "Captain Kangaroo"

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    No Matter How Old I Got...

    No matter how old I got I would tune in on one particular day a year to watch the Captain for sure. Well into my 20s if I was around a tv set on July 4th I would tune it to watch the show.  I think it was the same show simply rerun each year, but it celebrated America.  And my...
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    Oct 11, 2013

    Memories Of Captain Kangaroo

    He was the best and I grew up with him.  I even continued to watch while getting ready for work in my early 20's.  I'm trying to remember the song about the grandfather clock and how he belonged to this young man and then when he became old and died, the clock stopped work.  I...
    brittanysmom brittanysmom
    1 Response Jun 24, 2011

    I Am Showing My True Age Here

    I loved watching Captain Kangaroo  , My favorite character was Mister Moose  and the falling golf balls.
    mommatrish mommatrish
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2008

    Do You Remember These??

    Mr. Green Jeans?? The rabbit?? Wow - brings back memories ... :)
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jan 10, 2009

    The Rabbit!!

      The Captain, Mr. Green Jeans, Grandfather Clock and my favorite was Bunny Rabbit, what a great gang of characters.  I liked  Bunny Rabbit because he was so smart and always making trouble.  You could never slip anything by that crazy rabbit.   I used...
    aftermath aftermath
    61-65, F
    5 Responses Aug 8, 2008

    I Really Did

    I always thought he wore a cool suit!
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    2 Responses Apr 6, 2011

    Grandfather Clock

    Yes indeed.I watched it in the 50's.Black and white TV only.I liked it when Grandfather clock had to be awakened.He would bat his wooden eyes..clunk, clunk.Mr GreenJeans was nice.Do you remember the Banana Man? I never found any person who does.He filled wagons with food he...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    11 Responses Mar 29, 2008

    Mr Green Jeans

    captain Kangaroo was always a friend of mine. He, grandfather clock and Mr Green Jeans were always welcome in my home. I also loved Wonderama with sonny fox and the blonde guy. Bozo also was a good friend of mine. Mr Kangaroo was a morning show that I looked forward to watching...
    francineo francineo
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 27, 2008

    Yay, Bunnyrabbit!

    Writing this, the theme song goes through my head...I remember the Captain......Mr. Green Jeans....and my favorite character of all time, Bunnyrabbit, who always seemed to me to be the real brains on the show.  I wish you could still catch old reruns somewhere on cable.
    MaMegabyte MaMegabyte
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jun 29, 2008
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