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Captain Kangaroo

Captain Kangaroo was one of the first children television shows aimed at the preschooler audience. The show was hosted by Captain Kangaroo (Bob Keeshan) and took place at Treasure House/ the Captain's Place.  The show was broken up into different segments that feature cartoons, puppets, sketches, and other colorful characters. Some of the prominent recurring characters include Mr. Green Jean, Mr. Moose, and Bunny Rabbit.