Scooby Doo, Where Are You?

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  • TV-G
  • 1969
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.8  (970)

In 1969, Warner Bros. released an animated television series called "Scooby Doo, Where Are You?" which quickly became a beloved classic for generations to come. Created by Joe Ruby and Ken Spears, the series follows the adventures of a group of friends and their talking Great Dane, who solve mysteries involving supposedly supernatural creatures and events.

The show's intro starts with a spooky haunted house and the iconic phrase, "Scooby Doo, Where Are You?" as Scooby Doo and his friends Fred Jones, Daphne Blake, Velma Dinkley, and Shaggy Rogers run towards the audience. The group travels the country in their psychedelically painted van called the Mystery Machine, investigating creepy phenomena.

Throughout the series, Scooby and his human friends encounter various monsters, ghosts, and other scary creatures, which always turn out to be fakes perpetrated by humans trying to achieve their nefarious goals. The group's investigations often involve split-second chase scenes, narrow escapes, and close calls, which inevitably lead to the gang catching the "real" culprit and solving the mystery.

Scooby Doo, Where Are You? is known for its humor, suspense, and memorable characters. Scooby and Shaggy, in particular, are the comedic relief, often getting themselves into trouble for comedic effect, but always coming through in the end. Fred is famous for his love of traps, which he employs to catch the bad guys, and Daphne is known for her vanishing acts, which leave the gang unsure of where she is. Velma is the most practical and often the one to piece together clues, always leading the group to crack the cases.

The show's animation style is unmistakable, featuring a colorful and animated design that stands out from other shows in the period. The bright colors, unique designs, and bold lines make the show exciting to watch, whether the gang is sneaking around a creepy castle or chasing after a monster down a dark alley.

Each episode, Scooby and the gang travel to a different location, which is often the center of the mystery they are trying to solve. They have visited everywhere from amusement parks, to beaches, to haunted houses, and even encountered monsters in the deep woods. Each new setting offers new challenges and obstacles for the group to overcome, and each mystery is fresh and exciting.

A large part of the show's popularity comes from its catchy soundtrack, which includes the opening theme song, "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?," a classic piece of music that is still instantly recognizable to this day. The show features a variety of musical themes, from hauntingly eerie tracks to upbeat, catchy tunes that set the mood perfectly for each scene.

"Scooby Doo, Where Are You?" ran for two seasons, from 1969 to 1970, and remains a favorite among children and adults alike. It has been adapted numerous times since then, including multiple spin-off series and movies.

In conclusion, "Scooby Doo, Where Are You?" has been a classic of children's television for decades, known for its iconic characters, unique animation, suspenseful mysteries, and catchy soundtrack. The show has captivated audiences for generations and continues to be a beloved part of popular culture.

Scooby Doo, Where Are You? is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (25 episodes). The series first aired on September 13, 1969.

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Don't Fool with a Phantom
8. Don't Fool with a Phantom
October 31, 1970
The gang is having fun at a TV station with their friend Johnny but then a wax creature shows up. Johnny tells them that years ago a wax maker named Grisby used to work for the station. He was fired and threatened to bring one of his wax creations to life to seek revenge on the people who fired him.
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Werewolf?
7. Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Werewolf?
October 24, 1970
While camping out in the woods, the gang comes across a tombstone of a man that was a werewolf. Are they pursuing the ghost of a werewolf?
A Tiki Scare is No Fair
6. A Tiki Scare is No Fair
October 17, 1970
Scooby and Shaggy are having a fun time in Hawaii with their guide John Simms. Things take a serious turn when a voodoo witch doctor shows up and Simms mysteriously vanishes.
The Haunted House Hang-Up
5. The Haunted House Hang-Up
October 10, 1970
While driving to a concert, the gang gets lost. A strange man with a lantern tells them to avoid taking a right fork in the road. That would take them to a mansion that's rumored to be haunted by a headless man.
Scooby's Night with a Frozen Fright
4. Scooby's Night with a Frozen Fright
October 3, 1970
While fishing, the gang encounters a frozen caveman. The gang takes it Ocean Land to keep it in the cooler but someone melts the ice and now the caveman is on the loose.
Jeepers It's the Creeper
3. Jeepers It's the Creeper
September 26, 1970
While driving to the barnyard dance, the gang finds an injured bank guard. He gives them a blank paper and says something about a flame. The gang learns of a local bank robber called the Creeper. Things take a serious turn when the Creeper tries to steal the blank paper.
Mystery Mask Mix-Up
2. Mystery Mask Mix-Up
September 19, 1970
While in China, the gang pursues an ancient Chinese mask at an antique show. Soon strange things start happening. The gang is pursued by some horrible ghosts. They learn that the ghost of long dead emperor has returned to claim what is rightfully his. Things take a serious turn when Daphne is taken hostage.
Nowhere to Hyde
1. Nowhere to Hyde
September 12, 1970
While driving back from the movies, the gang finds a strange man in the back of the Mystery Machine. They recognize it as the ghost of Mr. Hyde who is a jewel thief. They follow him to a house where they meet a descendent of Dr. Jekyll who claims to be the ghost of Hyde, but is he telling the truth?
Where to Watch Scooby Doo, Where Are You?
Scooby Doo, Where Are You? is available for streaming on the Warner Bros. website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Scooby Doo, Where Are You? on demand at Max, Amazon Prime, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 13, 1969
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (970)