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clarabelle the Clown | Clarabell the Clown actor Lew Anderson , May 14

clarabelle the Clown | Clarabell the Clown actor Lew Anderson , May 14

The opening of the Captain Kangaroo Show - I LOVED that door!  I still remember that theme song, but don't remember those high waters!  What was the costume department thinking?

The opening of the Captain Kangaroo Show - I LOVED that door! I still remember that theme song, but don't remember those high waters! What was the costume department thinking?

Mr. Green Jeans on Captain Kangaroo...Did ya know..Captain Kangaroo was known as Clarabelle the Clown on the Howdy Doody Show way back when I was a kid in 1949 thu 1960

Mr. Green Jeans on Captain Kangaroo...Did ya know..Captain Kangaroo was known as Clarabelle the Clown on the Howdy Doody Show way back when I was a kid in 1949 thu 1960

I loved this show ~ Captain Kangaroo  and Mr Green Jeans - and Bunny Rabbit and Mr. Moose and Dancing Bear and the Town Clown . . .

I loved this show ~ Captain Kangaroo and Mr Green Jeans - and Bunny Rabbit and Mr. Moose and Dancing Bear and the Town Clown . . .

Dancing Bear from Captain Kangaroo..oh I just did a whoot! I loved Dancing Bear !

a couple more CAPTAIN KANGAROO memories..

Dancing Bear from Captain Kangaroo..oh I just did a whoot! I loved Dancing Bear !

Mr. Greenjeans from the Captain Kangaroo Show

a couple more CAPTAIN KANGAROO memories..

Bob Keeshan had two pioneering roles in children’s television: as the original Clarabell the Clown on the Howdy Doody Show from 1948 to 1952 and, most famously, as Captain Kangaroo from 1955 to 1992. Keeshan died on January 23, 2004 at the age of 76.    Captain Kangaroo aired on CBS and then PBS for six decades earning numerous awards, including three Emmys.

Bob Keeshan had two pioneering roles in children’s television: as the original Clarabell the Clown on the Howdy Doody Show from 1948 to 1952 and, most famously, as Captain Kangaroo from 1955 to 1992. Keeshan died on January 23, 2004 at the age of 76. Captain Kangaroo aired on CBS and then PBS for six decades earning numerous awards, including three Emmys.

Captain Kangaroo and Mr Green Jeans.  Sorry Cap't, but Mr. Green Jeans and The Town Clown were my favorites.

Captain Kangaroo and Mr Green Jeans. Sorry Cap't, but Mr. Green Jeans and The Town Clown were my favorites.

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