Wake Up with Captain Kangaroo (1981)

I miss the Captain, he was a staple of my youth. I like the Sci-Fi theming and George the Talking Computer is an interesting addition to the cast, but that voice is difficult to take in large doses. He kind of sounds like he might be related to Cookie Puss from Carvel.

Oh and did you notice that the beamer control looks a lot like a sawed-off Merlin?



The Retroist

Editor/Podcaster at Retroist
The Retroist is like a BBQ on a bun without the bones. You're only human daddy. Chomp!

Never Miss an Episode

Stay up-to-date on the latest from the Retroist Podcast. Sign up and receive email notifications when there's a new episode of the Retroist Podcast or when we launch new podcasts.
* indicates required

2 thoughts on “Wake Up with Captain Kangaroo (1981)

  1. Retroist…that clip brings back some memories, friend. Did you happen to notice besides the Merlin “controller” that when the good Captain is typing in Dennis in the computer the beeps are from Simon? :)

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.