Here's a PR challenge for all you Nick at Nite fans out there: get
today's audience to stop watching war news for long enough to pay
attention to the heroes who once caused fans to come running, jumping,
and rappelling up sheer cliffs with tools from their trusty utility
A recent event scheduled in Denver was to feature Captain Kangaroo, Lois
Lane, and Adam West as Batman. Alas, the event was canceled due to poor
Organizers blamed the bust on the recession and stressed-out Americans,
saying in a statement: "Apparently, the economy and the tensions in our
country are making folks a little more hesitant to sign up for this
celebration of childhood heroes."
If Captain Kangaroo's Bob Keeshan can't draw a crowd, what does that
mean for his old sidekicks Mr. Bunny Rabbit and Mr. Green Jeans? Now
there's a PR test for some hot young pro to take on! That is, if those
young whippersnappers even know who Mr. Green Jeans is.