A pre-teen version of Scooby Doo, with a pint-sized version of the title character.
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Series cast summary:
Mark L. Taylor ...  Additional Voices 27 episodes, 1988-1991
Casey Kasem ...  Shaggy / ... 26 episodes, 1988-1991
Don Messick ...  Scooby-Doo / ... 26 episodes, 1988-1991
Kellie Martin ...  Daphne / ... 25 episodes, 1988-1991
Carl Steven ...  Fred 24 episodes, 1988-1991
Scott Menville ...  Red Herring 23 episodes, 1988-1991
Christina Lange Christina Lange ...  Velma / ... 22 episodes, 1988-1991
Dick Gautier ...  Additional Voices / ... 14 episodes, 1988-1989
Kenneth Mars ...  Additional Voices / ... 14 episodes, 1988-1989
Lewis Arquette ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
George Ball George Ball ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Dehl Berti ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Earl Boen ...  Additional Voices / ... 13 episodes, 1988
Arthur Burghardt ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Cathy Cahn ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Hamilton Camp ...  Additional Voices / ... 13 episodes, 1988
Linda Dangcil ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Paul Eiding ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Al Fann ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Takayo Fischer ...  Additional Voices / ... 13 episodes, 1988
Ellen Gerstell Ellen Gerstell ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Ed Gilbert ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Dan Gilvezan ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Darryl Hickman ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Jerry Houser ...  Additional Voices / ... 13 episodes, 1988
Jackie Joseph ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Paul Lukather ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Allan Lurie Allan Lurie ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Tress MacNeille ...  Additional Voices / ... 13 episodes, 1988
Cindy McGee Cindy McGee ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Lynne Moody ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Alan Oppenheimer ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Hal Rayle Hal Rayle ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Della Reese ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Maggie Roswell ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Avery Schreiber ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Kath Soucie ...  Additional Voices / ... 13 episodes, 1988
Leslie Speights ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
Lynne Marie Stewart ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
B.J. Ward ...  Additional Voices / ... 13 episodes, 1988
Anderson Wong Anderson Wong ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1988
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A pre-teen version of Scooby Doo, with a pint-sized version of the title character.

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Trivia

Most of the original production staff for this show (including producer Tom Ruegger) left the project after the first season. They went to Warner Bros. to restart their long-moribund animation department, and their first project there was Tiny Toon Adventures (1990). In an interview with Nostalgia Critic (2007) in 2010, Ruegger stated that this show was what got him and his team the job. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Scooby Doo: [after someone makes a joke]
[Laughs, but stops and looks confused]
Scooby Doo: I don't get it.
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Connections

Followed by Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy! (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo
(Main Title - Dutch Version)
Performed by Edward Reekers and Jody Pijper
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Fun series
4 April 2008 | by PytheSee all my reviews

I know I'm going to make a lot of enemies here, but I have to say it: the original Scooby Doo series wasn't that great.

There. It's done.

I know I'm stepping on a lot of great memories here, but if you go back and watch Scooby Doo, Where Are You? you'll find it's hardly the sophisticated entertainment you remember from childhood. The animation looks cheap, the jokes are lame, and the characters are cardboard cutouts.

A Pup Named Scooby Doo, though a lot of fans seem to revile it, is more successful than the original, in my opinion. Because of the liberal changes made to the formula, this functions more as an affectionate spoof of Scooby Doo than a continuation of it. Freddy's character shifts from humorless leader to incompetent moron; Daphne is a spoiled rich girl whose butler will appear out of nowhere to catch her in mid-faint; and, in spite of the fact that this takes place years before the original series, Velma has state-of-the-art (as of 1988) computer technology to aid her in catching the villain. I'm not sure why people get so worked up over these changes; in their original characterizations, everyone but Shaggy and Scooby were pretty dull, anyway. What's wrong with giving them an overhaul?

The show itself was pretty formulaic (again, in the same vein as the original), but it was a fun formula. I particularly love the sequences where the kids run from (and occasionally dance with) the monster, set to groovy 1950s-style rock and roll music. Everything here is bigger than big; no-holds-barred wackiness generally ensues. And it's fun.


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Official Sites:

Boomerang

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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