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In Celebrities

Who was Captain Kangaroo and what did he do?

Answer . \nCaptain Kangaroo (Bob Keeshan) was the host of a children's television show that ran for 30 years (mid 50s to mid 80s). His sidekick was Mr. Green Jeans.
In Children's TV Shows

Was Captain Kangaroo a Marine?

No. He washed out of Basic training on the unusual default- he was unable to swim, surely a design requirement for those who fight the battles on land and sea!
In Entertainment & Arts

What is the song from Captain Kangaroo that has knock knock who's there?

I had this record as a child and was searching the same as you. I recall this line. Myra, Myra who. My Rhinosaurus is hungry do you have a bite to eat, That's who. I know it ( Full Answer )
In Children's TV Shows

Was captain kangaroo a war hero?

Quite the opposite. He enlisted in the Marines but washed out of the corps- for inability to swim- a necessary skill to amphibious warriors!
In Children's TV Shows

Who created captain kangaroo and why?

Robert Keeshan, from the start. He wanted an intelligent male role model ( actually two with the agrarian sidekick Mr. Green Jeans- two different actors) as he felt there were ( Full Answer )
In Children's TV Shows

Was captain kangaroo in the military?

Supposedly he ( washed out) of the marines for being unable to swim under simulated combat conditions- doubtless a basic task for the Leathernecks, involving landing barges, e ( Full Answer )
In Animated TV Series

What was the dogs name from the cartoon Captain Kangaroo?

Captain Kangaroo was NOT a cartoon character but a live one, played by Bob Keeshan. The dog you are thinking of was a sort of side-kick on the Cartoon- Tom Terrific which was ( Full Answer )
In Children's TV Shows

What books were read on captain kangaroo in the 1960's?

Various juvenile tomes were handled on this program, often integrated with plot content, for example the Russian tale of the Cap vendor- Caps for sale- was integrated into a s ( Full Answer )
In Children's TV Shows

What did mrgreen jeans do on captain kangaroo?

He was a farmer who always wore Green Jeans, hence the name. with these two the show almost approximated a Juvenile (Johnny Carson) as they had occasional guest characters-liv ( Full Answer )
In Music Genres

Is captain kangaroo Frank Zappa's father?

No he is not. Frank Zappa's father is Francis Vincent Zappa, Sr. Urban legend says that Mr. Green Jeans, a regular on Captain Kangaroo was Frank Zappa's father. That is not tr ( Full Answer )
In Music Genres

Is Alice cooper related to captain kangaroo?

No he is not related to the Captain. He is also NOT Liza Minelli in drag NOR is he Eddie Haskel from Leave it to Beaver.........
In Kangaroos

Was Captain Kangaroo arrested?

I do not believe that Bob Keeshan (Captain Kangaroo) was ever arrested. Bob Keeshan died in Windsor, Vermont, on January 23, 2004, at the age of 76.
In Moose

What was the moose name on captain kangaroo?

Mr. Moose. He was a puppet. Cap also ran cartoons, which he tried to tone down as he was opposed to much of the material on some cartoons.
In Children's TV Shows

Was captain kangaroo a veteran?

Bob Keeshan, who played the captain, did enlist in the Marine Corps Reserve in 1945, but was still in the US when Japan surrendered (he didn't turn 18 until the end of June 19 ( Full Answer )
In TV Shows and Series

Who is the dancing bear in captain kangaroo?

doctor Zima.... Cosmo Allegretti was the Dancing Bear, Bunny Rabbit, Mr. Moose and Grandfather Clock on the show.
In Children's TV Shows

Mr Fred on Captain Kangaroo?

There was no Mr. Fred on Captain Kangaroo . There were only three characters named Mr . anything: . Mr. Baxter, played by actor James E. Wall - seen from 1974-1981. . ( Full Answer )
In History of Australia

Where did Captain Cook first see a kangaroo?

Lieutenant James Cook (not yet a captain at the time of this incident) first recorded seeing a kangaroo when his ship was wrecked on the Great Barrier Reef near the present da ( Full Answer )
In Children's TV Shows

Who was Dancing Bear on Captain Kangaroo?

I served in the military (Vietnam) with a young man who claimed to be one of the dancing bears on CK. They were mostly college students looking for supplemental income. Since ( Full Answer )
In Basketball

What is the job of a basketball captain?

a. A team may have a captain and a co-captain numbering a maximum of two. The designated captain may be anyone on the squad who is in uniform, except a player-coach. b. T ( Full Answer )
In Children's TV Shows

Who was mouse on Captain Kangaroo?

I can"t recall any. Captain Kangaroo did run cartoons, and also cartoons adapted from juvenile books, such as paddle to the sea- a variation on the Hiawatha legend. ( why the ( Full Answer )
In Children's TV Shows

When did captain kangaroo die?

Bob Keeshan (born June 27, 1927) who was "Captain Kangaroo" passedaway January 23, 2004 . I've added a related linkto his gravesite below .
In Children's TV Shows

What was the rabbits name on captain kangaroo?

There was a puppet rabbit called Mr. Bunny Rabbit. I never recalled this one. Cap Ran cartoons- as do most all juveniles shows- but never ran Bugs Bunny who is a Warner Bros. ( Full Answer )
In Lyrics and Sheet Music

What song are the lyrics ''drinking coffee watching Captain Kangaroo'' from?

These are lyrics from the song (Counting flowers on the wall) it is a catchy tune, a pity is the lyrics do not make much sense. Coffee is an adult beverage, and Captain Kangar ( Full Answer )
In Navy SEALs

Was captain kangaroo a navy seal?

No Mr. Greenjeans was. Captain Kangaroo (Robert James "Bob" Keeshan) was not a Navy Seal. However, he was a U.S. Marine who enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve at the end ( Full Answer )
In Children's TV Shows

Was Captain Kangaroo show cerly 1960s ever filmed in Connecticut?

They did various road trips to differfent locales. I can recall the Massapequa Zoo and Kiddy Park getting the glad hand. I am not sure if the Captain Kangaroo staff visited th ( Full Answer )
In James Cook

When was captain cooks first job?

When very young he worked with his father as a farmer, later he was apprentice to a grocer
In World War 2

Did Captain Kangaroo fight in World War 2?

No Bob Keeshan, the actor who played Captain Kangaroo, graduated from high school in 1945 and joined the US Marine Corps Reserve. Before he finished training and could be sent ( Full Answer )
In Kangaroos

When did the series Captain Kangaroo first air?

The series Captain Kangaroo first aired on October 3, 1955. The show had a long run, staying on the air through December 8, 1984. They had a total of 38 seasons.
In Actors & Actresses

What actors and actresses appeared in Captain Kangaroo - 1955?

The cast of Captain Kangaroo - 1955 includes: Hank Aaron as himself Cosmo Allegretti as Mr. Moose Fran Allison as herself Lu Ann Simms as herself Jo Anne Worley as herself Ala ( Full Answer )