O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done; 
The ship has weathered every rack, the prize we sought is won; 
The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting, 
While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring: 
But O heart! heart! heart! 
O the bleeding drops of red, 
Where on the deck my Captain lies, 
Fallen cold and dead. 
 
O Captain! my Captain! rise up and hear the bells; 
Rise up—for you the flag is flung—for you the bugle trills; 
For you bouquets and ribboned wreaths—for you the shores a-crowding; 
For you they call, the swaying mass, their eager faces turning; 
Here Captain! dear father! 
This arm beneath your head; 
It is some dream that on the deck, 
You've fallen cold and dead. 
 
My Captain does not answer, his lips are pale and still; 
My father does not feel my arm, he has no pulse nor will; 
The ship is anchored safe and sound, its voyage closed and done; 
From fearful trip, the victor ship, comes in with object won; 
Exult, O shores, and ring, O bells! 
But I, with mournful tread, 
Walk the deck my Captain lies, 
Fallen cold and dead.

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The Umbrella Academy:
Season: 1 / Episode: 7

The Day That Was

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This Television Episode refers to O Captain! My Captain! written by Walt Whitman
Klaus quotes the title of this poem.
The Empty Chair part of Silicon Valley Season 3

Silicon Valley:
Season: 3 / Episode: 5

The Empty Chair

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This Television Episode refers to O Captain! My Captain! written by Walt Whitman
Jared quotes this poem
Waterloo part of Mad Men Season 7

Mad Men:
Season: 7 / Episode: 7

Waterloo

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This Television Episode refers to O Captain! My Captain! written by Walt Whitman
Cutler wants to read this poem at Bert's memorial.

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