well back then you had to make it lame so kids would want to go to school..... Captain Kangaroo was a little less pedophilic in his presence that Mr Rodgers.....so he was a staple to watch prior to school
we also watched Captain Penny on channel 5 with regular guest Jungle Larry (as close to Crocodile Dundee as we could imagine).... Capt Penny wound up smoking too much and died of cancer.....
back when kids were actually scared of their parents he would close the show with "You can fool some of the people all of the time, all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool Mom. She's pretty nice and she's pretty smart."
Jungle Larry (the guy who wrestled crocs in the Tarzan flims while Tarzan took a smoke break during filming) and Safari Jane packed up and moved to Florida
ahhh happy childhood memories