Fun Fridays

Fun Fridays – September 13, 2019

Scooby-Doo Turns 50!

While this may be “Friday the 13th,” it also happens to be the 50th birthday of Scooby-Doo! Doesn’t that make you feel old?

Happy birthday, Scooby Doo!

If you want to enjoy a couple of articles that discuss the origins of the show, you can find them here “History of the Scooby-Doo Series” and here “A Behind the Scenes Look at the 50th Anniversary of Scooby-Doo”.

Meanwhile, you can enjoy a couple of videos for those who have nostalgia for Scooby-Doo!

The first is the theme song from the cartoon. Sing along with me:

While waiting for the next video, buy these delicious Scooby-Snacks!

This video attempts to stuff 22 minutes of an episode into a one-minute mystery.

And finally, did you know some of the famous people who were the voices behind the characters? Casey Kasem as Shaggy?




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