• Network: ABC
  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 10, 1988
Season #: 1, 2, 3
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Summary: For more than a decade, it looked as if this would be the final weekly Scooby Doo series. Following the unsuccessful run of The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo, the creators went back to the drawing board and turned the original "Mystery Inc." characters into small children, who now worked under the title of "The Scooby Doo Detective Agency." Gone were the days of a pup named Scrappy-Doo, this series ushered in the age of a pup named Scooby-Doo! Although they would have been this age in the '50s or '60s, the kids were far more like kids of the '80s, with computers, skateboards, and gadgets that were popularized far later. As in the original series, the villains of this series were always bad guys in rubber masks, a concept that they had gotten away from when Scrappy entered the show and the ghosts became real. More cartoonish than the rest of the shows, the characters seemed to nod back to the old Warner Bros. cartoons -- complete with bugging eyes, gaping jaws, and a myriad of hijinks and sound effects that were unlike previous Scooby-Doo entries. One of the biggest running gags dealt with Freddy's nemesis, Red Herring, who was always accused of committing the crime, though he was never the perpetrator (except once). Other gags included Velma's catch-phrase "Jinkies" -- every time she uttered that phrase, it meant she had found a clue. Daphne became far more of a spoiled brat, whose butler, Jenkins, would come to her rescue anytime she called (which was often). Every episode had a chase scene that was underscored with a new song (much like the second season of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, during which time the stars would usually stop for a moment to dance. And episodes always wrapped with someone saying the villain would've gotten away with it if it weren't for "You lousy kids and a Pup Named Scooby-Doo!" It also started Freddie's phrase, "Let's split up gang". The show played for a few years on ABC's Saturday morning schedule and then vanished without a trace until it surfaced several years later on Cartoon Network, where it's had a home ever since. Theme Song Lyrics: (Scooby-Dooby, Scooby-Dooby-Doo! Scooby-Dooby, Scooby-Dooby-Doo!) There's a mystery in town, So call the coolest pup around, Call Scooby, A pup named Scooby-Doo! (Scooby-Doobity-Doo, Scooby-Doo!) Join Shaggy, and the crew, Daphne, Freddie, Velma too! And Scooby! A pup named Scooby-Doo! (Scooby-Doobity-Doo, Scooby-Doo!) When the ghostly ghoul attacks, Scooby...
Network: ABC
Genre(s): Animation, Horror, Suspense, Kids
Seasons: 1, 2, 3
Cast Credit
Paul Lukather Additional Voices
George Ball Additional Voices
Brian Mitchell Additional Voices
Dick Gautier Additional Voices
Kenneth Mars Additional Voices
Kellie Martin Daphne Blake
Frank Welker Additional Voices
Tress MacNeille Additional Voices
Maggie Roswell Additional Voices
Earl Boen Additional Voices
Isabel Sanford Additional Voices
Della Reese Additional Voices
Hamilton Camp Additional Voices
Kath Soucie Additional Voices
Dorian Harewood Additional Voices
Lynne Moody Additional Voices
Arthur Burghardt Additional Voices
Paul Eiding Additional Voices
Vernee Watson-Johnson Additional Voices
Michael Bell Additional Voices
Alan Oppenheimer Additional Voices (1988-1991)
Casey Kasem Norville 'Shaggy' Rogers
Don Messick Scooby Doo
Ed Gilbert Additional Voices
Lynne Marie Stewart Additional Voices
Jackie Joseph Additional Voices
Avery Schreiber Addtional Voices (1988-1991)
Scott Menville Red Herring
B.J. Ward Additional Voices
Charlie Adler Various Voices
Ellen Gerstell Additional Voices
David Mendenhall Additional Voices
Jim Cummings Additional Voices
Dan Gilvezan Additional Voices
Hal Rayle Additional Voices
Christina Lange Velma Dinkley
June Foray Additional Voices
Al Fann Additional Voices
Takayo Fischer Additional Voices
Chuck McCann Additional Voices
Darryl Hickman Additional Voices
Dehl Berti Additional Voices
Mark Taylor Additional Voices
Carl Stevens Freddy Jones
Lewis Arquette Addtional Voices (1988-1991)
Linda Dangcil Various Characters [Voice]
Allan Lurie (Voice) Additional Voices
Cathy Cahn Additional Voices
Anderson Wong Additional Voices
Cindy McGee Additional Voices
Leslie Speights Additional Voices
Jerry Houser Additional Voices