Captain Kangaroo


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A popular term for the chairman of a paediatrics department

Captain Kangaroo

Medical slang A popular term for the chairman of a pediatrics department. See Medical slang.
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Committee member Kathy Fadden got Paula Dean and former board president David Dunn was paired with Captain Kangaroo.
Now the world mourns the loss of Allegretti, master puppeteer for Captain Kangaroo, the longest running nationally broadcast children's show of its time.
Short by today's standards, its length and shake-ability subjected the Beatles to remarks in The Times about "hair that never seems to be cut" and even a comparison to "the square hairdo used every morning on television by Captain Kangaroo.
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Thinking about the singer, Waters travels down memory lane and unearths other boyhood heroes, like Clarabell, the clown on TV's Howdy Doody Show, played by Bob Keeshan, later Captain Kangaroo.
Another flight attendant's comment on a less than perfect landing: "We ask you to please remain seated as Captain Kangaroo bounces us to the terminal.
On the other hand you had veterans of projects ranging from Captain Kangaroo to The Jimmy Dean Show, including a gang of puppeteers best known for making strange and funny ads.
a) Captain Kangaroo, the "Tabasco" head honcho, Bea Arthur?
Stewardess: "Please remain seated as Captain Kangaroo bounces us to the terminal.
Boop de do, boopy boopy do,'' sang Grossman, 73, crouching by the boy like Captain Kangaroo after a grueling operation on a 3-year-old girl burned head to toe by a scalding shower.
That's what movie magic does it makes you believe and if you don't believe you might as well sit home and watch a crappy reality show or captain Kangaroo reruns and smoke cigarettes until your lung collapse--it's the year of Peeping Toms.
Rather than Michael Jackson, Johnny started with American children's shows like Captain Kangaroo, Mr Rogers and the Uncle Al Show, then blended in game show hosts and added some false teeth.