Scooby and the gang take a mystery-themed cruise through the Bermuda Triangle, but what starts out as staged hi-jinks soon turns into the real thing. Ghost pirates are prowling the ... See full summary »
The producers decided it would be cheaper to hire an actor who already owned a gorilla suit than having to pay for both separately, so they put out a casting call for gorilla's. They found Bob Burns, a film editor who, together with his wife, had made a Gorilla suit in their spare time. When Lou Scheimer asked Burns, dressed in the suit who his agent was, Bob replied: "Tarzan" and Lou knew that he had found the right man for the job. See more »
In the opening credits of the series, Larry Storch's character is called "Spencer," but the door of the office spells it "Spenser." See more »
I remember this show very fondly, it came on right after 'Far Out SpaceNuts' on CBS Sat. Mornings in '75-76. Basically it was the same old thing-you got to see them do the Scooby doo routine with co-star monsters Marty Engels or whomever with a guy(Bob Burns) in an ape suit. I kid you not, as kids me and my two brothers were Sure that it was a real ape! The show was easy to take, well intentioned and fun. I have NOT seen it since, but it hangs in the memory quite well.
*** outta ****, not bad.
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