A group of teenage friends and their Great Dane (Scooby-Doo) travel in a bright green van solving strange and hilarious mysteries, while returning from or going to a regular teenage function.
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Series cast summary:
Nicole Jaffe ...  Velma Dinkley 25 episodes, 1969-1970
Casey Kasem ...  Norville 'Shaggy' Rogers / ... 25 episodes, 1969-1970
Don Messick ...  Scooby-Doo / ... 25 episodes, 1969-1970
Vic Perrin ...  Additional Voices / ... 25 episodes, 1969-1970
Hal Smith ...  Additional Voices / ... 25 episodes, 1969-1970
John Stephenson ...  Additional Voices / ... 25 episodes, 1969-1970
Jean Vander Pyl ...  Additional Voices / ... 25 episodes, 1969-1970
Frank Welker ...  Fred Jones / ... 25 episodes, 1969-1970
Stefanianna Christopherson ...  Daphne Blake / ... 17 episodes, 1969-1970
Rosalinda Galli Rosalinda Galli ...  Velma Dinkley 15 episodes, 1969-1970
Emanuela Fallini Emanuela Fallini ...  Daphne Blake 14 episodes, 1969
Barry Richards Barry Richards ...  Additional Voices / ... 8 episodes, 1969-1970
George A. Robertson George A. Robertson ...  Additional Voices / ... 8 episodes, 1969-1970
Heather North ...  Daphne Blake 8 episodes, 1970
Susan Stewart Susan Stewart ...  Additional Voices / ... 8 episodes, 1970
Michael Stull Michael Stull ...  Additional Voices / ... 8 episodes, 1970


Popular animated series featuring Scooby-Doo, a Great Dane who joins four California high school students (Fred, Daphne, Velma and Shaggy) on many quests to solve strange mysteries. Each mystery is current and unusual and involves the group stopping someone from wreaking certain havoc on the world. The gang were always driving in the Mystery Machine, returning from or going to a regular teenage function, when their van develops engine trouble or breaks down for a variety of reasons. Their (unintended) destination turns out to be suffering a monster problem, and the gang volunteers to investigate the case. Eventually, enough clues are found to convince the gang that the ghost or monster was a villain. Invariably, the ghost or monster was apprehended and revealed to be an apparently blameless authority figure or otherwise innocuous local who uses the disguise to cover up a crime or scam. After proclaiming "And I would have gotten away with it too, if it weren't for you meddling kids!", ... Written by Anonymous

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Dr. Steven Long, associate professor in Speech Pathology and Audiology at Marquette University, was asked to identify Scooby-Doo's speech impediment were it real. Scooby (voiced by Don Messick ) does not so much mangle words as add letters or replace letters, usually an R in front of a beginning-vowel, or one for another consonant. Dr. Long calls this process "rhoticization", and diagnosed Scooby with the previously-unknown disorder of "Rhotic Replacement". See more »


[theme song]
Chorus: Scooby-Dooby-Doo, where are you? / We've got some work to do now / Scooby-Dooby-Doo, where are you? / We need some help from you now / Come on, Scooby-Doo, I see you / pretending you've got a silver / But you're not fooling me, cause I can see / the way you shake and shiver / You know we've got a mystery to solve so Scooby-Doo be ready for your act, don't hold back! / And Scooby-Doo if you come through you're gonna have yourself a Scooby Snack, that's a fact! / Scooby-Dooby-Doo, ...
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Alternate Versions

The re-run prints that first aired on CBS in 1971 feature standardized opening title music for all first season episodes. A number of the first season episodes feature alternate opening (and/or closing) theme music (see trivia). Excepting prints aired on cable between between 1990 and 1998 (which were time-compressed copies of the original broadcast prints, all but the first two missing their laugh tracks), all re-runs of this show use the 1971 prints. See more »


Spoofed in Family Guy: Brian in Love (2000) See more »


I Can Make You Happy
Episode: {"Mystery Mask Mix-Up" (1970) (ep. 2.2)} 9/19/1970
Words and Music by Danny Janssen and Sue Steward
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Scooby Dooby DOO!
5 August 2002 | by MovieAddict2016See all my reviews

Scooby Doo is a classic cartoon. Now they're releasing new Scooby Doo videos, and I must say, the one I saw wasn't as bad as I thought it would be, but NOTHING touches the classic. Now if there were only a real snack called Scooby Snacks:)(there're some for animals)

P.S. The episodes that came later with Scrappy are stupid. Don't watch them.

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13 September 1969 (USA) See more »

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