The Doodlebops' characters are members of a children's band, The creators of The Doodlebops are Cookie Jar executive Michael Hirsh and musical director Carl Lenox. During the first season, they wore cloth hoods with fake ears. Lennox as Deedee Doodle, Chad Mc Namara as Rooney Doodle, and Jonathan Wexler as Moe Doodle. The band members wear heavy makeup and/or prosthetics to look like live action cartoon characters.The annual checkup, once a mainstay of primary care, is viewed today by many doctors and medical organizations as unnecessary for healthy adults.Local doctors say there are significant exceptions: Young children should be seen routinely to stay on their immunization schedules, and patients with chronic diseases should see their doctors regularly.
The show includes musical performances of signature favorites as well as new songs.
“We certainly need to get away from the cookie-cutter physical,” said Nohner, a family physician in Omaha.
The Society of General Internal Medicine recommended two years ago through the national Choosing Wisely campaign that general health checks, periodic evaluations or annual exams shouldn’t be performed on adults who don’t have symptoms of illness or disease.
The show features a mix of music, dancing, humor and skits that teach social lessons.
The only characters seen in every episode are Bus Driver Bob, Deedee Doodle, Rooney Doodle, Moe Doodle, and a small pink dog.