Inside the life of Bob Keeshan AKA Captain Kangaroo – and the things you didn’t know about him

Most children had a television series that stuck with them well into adulthood.

Whether it was because of the warmth the show exuded or the lessons it taught, we all have a particular fondness for certain series that comforted us in our youth. 

For many, the program Captain Kangaroo was that show. 

The series took place in the fictional “Treasure House” and featured a cast of characters that included Captain Kangaroo, Mr. Green Jeans, Mr. Bunny Rabbit, Mr. Moose, and Dancing Bear.