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Captain Kangaroo

Captain Kangaroo image from New Medical Terms

Captain Kangaroo

PAEDIATRICS 

A popular term for the chairman of a paediatrics department in the US

The term is an overt nod to the same named children’s television series which aired weekday mornings on the US TV network CBS from 1955 until 1984; it continued until 1993 on American Public TV; the show’s originator and original Captain, Bob Keeshan, based the show on “the warm relationship between grandparents and children

References Internet ex of National Lampoon

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captain_Kangaroo

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