25 Facts About Scooby Doo You Probably Didn’t Know

Do you remember watching Scooby Doo and the gang catch bad guys on Saturday mornings? If not, you missed out! It’s one of the longest running cartoons on television. And although some of you may be self-confessed Scooby addicts, these are 25 Facts About Scooby Doo You Probably Didn’t Know!

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The show was first pitched as a rock band with a dog who plays the bongos.

bongosSource: scoobyaddicts.com

Twelve versions of the show have been produced. The most popular versions of the show were the original "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" (1969-1970) and "What's New, Scooby-Doo?" (2002-2006).

scooby dooSource: mentalfloss.com


The real reason that Fred and Daphne often went off together was because the writers wanted to focus on the more interesting characters.

the gangSource: therichest.com

Scooby's full name is Scoobert-Doo.

really?Source: businessinsider.com


Scooby's name was originally meant to be "Too Much." However, while on the way to a development meeting, one of the producers was inspired by a line from Frank Sinatra's "Strangers in the Night" where he sings "doo-be-doo-be-doo."

Frank SinatraSource: curiosity.com

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