Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969–1972)

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A group of friends and their dog (Scooby Doo) travel in a van solving strange and hilarious mysteries

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Series cast summary:
Don Messick ...
 Scooby Doo (25 episodes, 1969-1970)
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 Shaggy (25 episodes, 1969-1970)
Nicole Jaffe ...
 Velma (25 episodes, 1969-1970)
Frank Welker ...
 Fred (25 episodes, 1969-1970)
Stefanianna Christopherson ...
 Daphne (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
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Popular cartoon series featuring Scooby Doo, a dog who joins Velma, Daphne, Freddie, and Shaggy on many quests to solve mysterious. Each mystery is new and unusual and involves the group stopping someone from wreaking certain havoc on the world. Written by Anonymous

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(25 episodes)

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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The "thunder" sound effect at the beginning of the opening credits is actually the sound of a tape-echo unit (a type of recording studio equipment) feeding back on itself. If you listen carefully you can hear the "boom" repeating over and over at a rate of about twice per second. See more »

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Norville 'Shaggy' Rogers: Scooby-Doo! Where are you?
Scoobert 'Scooby' Doo: Over here!
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Seven Days A Week
Episode: {"Scooby's Night With A Frozen Fright" (1970) (ep. 2.3)} 9/26/1970
Words and Music by Danny Janssen and Austin Roberts
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Still a must-watch!
26 November 2001 | by (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

While Disney and Warner Bros. are the kings of made-for-film cartoons, Hanna-Barbera are the kings of made-for-TV cartoons. The creators of The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Yogi Bear, and Hong Kong Phooey; they've all been successful, but the crown jewel of their creations is Scooby Doo.

Unlike most cartoons, Scooby Doo was a smart and ingenious creation that required thinking and deep thought. The adventures of four teen sleuths and their Great Dane have been a regular viewing pleasure for years. Heck, I still watch it today. The best episodes were the first ones from 1969-72. I think they got progressively better over time because in the early ones, they didn't have enough suspects; usually, they'd only meet up with the guy who was the criminal. Later, they'd have 4 or 5 guys who could be the one unmasked at the end.

As for Scrappy, the only episodes worth seeing with him were when he's with the full cast, solving mysteries. I liked him here, because the act with Scooby and Shaggy always being frightened of every situation got tiresome; at least Scrappy would go right in, and Shaggy and Scooby had no choice but to follow him in, or Scrappy would egg them on. Only when they didn't have the full cast and were only in comic situations (i.e. all the other shows) would the show be awful.


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