Enjoy Stuff: Scooby-Doo Meets the TechnoRetro Dads

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Enjoy Stuff: Scooby-Doo Meets the TechnoRetro Dads

Zoinks! It’s a g-g-ghost! Oh, nope, it’s Scooby Doo and the gang. For more than 50 years these eternally young teenagers have been solving mysteries and catching bad guys. Jay and Shua take a look at the history of one of the most legendary cartoons ever on Enjoy Stuff.

Hey Scoob, is that a Spooky Space Kook or is it a Ghost Clown? Whatever the villain, Scooby, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne, and Velma are sure to catch them. Scooby Doo has been a staple for generations. What has kept them going? Who were the best bad guys? And where are the Scooby snacks?


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Enjoy Cartoons

In 1969 Joe Ruby and Ken Spears came up with a premise for a show that was inspired by Abbot and Costello scary movies. The cartoon wasn’t all that original, but it was well done and it sure was fun!

Scooby Doo reveal

Scooby Doo, Where Are You? Was the first series, but it spawned dozens of follow ups. Still, those originals are beloved by generations. Even the clunky animation and repetitive plot structure didn’t deter us from tuning in for years and years.

The New Scooby Doo movies brought in famous characters and actors into the world of Scooby. These longer episodes crossed over into other worlds and sometimes introduced us to people we may not have known, like Mama Cass Elliot or Don Knotts. Batman and Robin stopped by and even the Harlem Globetrotters.

Scooby Doo Harlem Globetrotters Scooby Doo Mama Cass Scooby Doo Don Knotts Scooby Doo Batman Robin

Sometimes Shaggy and Scooby set off on their own, and occasionally had to drag Scrappy along. These series may not have been as memorable, but it kept Scooby on people’s TV.

Scooby Doo and Scrappy

Sometimes the gang were depicted as young kids, sometimes more intricately animated, and sometimes they became post-apocalyptic zombie hunters. Eventually, their iconic status brought them to the live action movie screen.

Scooby Doo Apocalypse Scooby Doo Movie Scoob

These meddling kids continue to drive around in their Mystery Machine and solve mysteries, and we’re confident they’ll be entertaining us for years to come.

What’s your favorite version of Scooby Doo? Let us know in the Discord channel or send us an email to podcast@enjoystuff.com

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