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Old Scooby Doo Episodes

Updated on September 18, 2014
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Old Scooby Doo Episodes / The Original Scooby-Doo Episodes From 1969-1971

Looking for the old Scooby Doo episodes on DVD? This is exactly what I got here! I bought "Scooby Doo Where are you!" DVD recently for my son and it has all the classic old Scooby Doo episodes on it. It took me a moment before finding the correct DVD with all the old Scooby-Doo episodes from the first and second seasons. So save yourself some time, here is the DVD you want: Original Scooby Doo DVD.

The Old Scooby Doo Episodes

For over four decades, Scooby-Doo and the mystery hunters have been entertaining viewers with their madcap activities as they went in pursuit of solving "whodunnits". A clever combination of mystery, horror, comedy, and music all ensured that this series went on to take its place in popular culture as one of the most iconic cartoons on the small screen.

The expertly voiced characters have long since become household names, preppy Fred, immaculate Daphne, brainy Velma, the ever hungry and hippylike Shaggy and of course the wonderful Scooby-Doo. As a team they managed to find themselves immersed in some kind of creepy mystery every week, and this of course was part of the appeal. The haunted settings, the creepy and atmospheric underscore of Ted Nichols, the monsters, the ghouls, the ghosts - it was like Halloween every week of the year.

When originally commissioned, Hanna Barbera were on a somewhat tight budget, which meant that the quality of the animation had to be somewhat compromised, and indeed it was nowhere near as refined as some of the animation produced for the big screen, but this in itself is part of its endearing and enduring charm. Indeed original viewers, such as myself, have loved passing it down through the generations, introducing it to their children, and then their grandchildren in turn. It's exciting without having to resort to violence and bad language, and it teaches kids lessons. It teaches them that a) ghosts and monsters don't really exist, although if they do it's usually humans in disguise, and b) the bad guys always lose. Oh if only life was so simple!

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!: Complete Series
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!: Complete Series

Includes the original first 2 seasons

 

Predictable But...

Each episode was predictable; there would be some monster or spook haunting a ship, a castle or a museum. Our intrepid heroes would track them down, finding clues and setting traps until finally they managed to solve the mystery, unmask them and reveal that it was someone they had previously met. Showing all along that you should never take people at face value!

"And I would have got away with it too, if it hadn't have been for those meddling kids!" Predictable, -yes. Corny - yes! But we all loved it and waited for a new episode every Saturday morning!

The whole series was a masterpiece of light and shade, just as the tension reached fever pitch, the spell would be broken by the crazy antics of Shaggy and his side kick Scooby-Doo. And as the series progressed, we started to see a development of the characters, with sub-plots appearing, and a gradual change in the voice of Scooby himself (voiced by Don Messick), moving from an almost understandable garble until he became the famous voice that we all recognise today.

One thing's for sure, as new generations of kids and teens start to discover the delights of this great band of characters and their groovy adventures, it will guarantee that The original "Scooby-Doo, where are you?" will continue to live on as one of the greatest animated series of all times!

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!: The Complete First and Second Seasons
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!: The Complete First and Second Seasons

This 4 DVD box set contains the original 25 Scooby Doo episodes of the hit show aired between September 1969 and October 1971 and which, quite rightfully, have since earned their place in pop culture.

This re-mastered box set is ideal for Scooby-Doo fans, whether old or young, with mastering that's managed to keep the vintage quality of the original, whilst giving good clarity of picture, colors and sound. Packaged in a quadfold digipack and with the addition of some interesting Scooby-Doo facts, this Original Scooby-Doo DVD set will be sure to endear itself to both the existing and a new generation of fans.

 

Buy the Old Scooby Doo Episodes DVD - Scooby-Doo where are you?

Directed by Joseph Barbara and William Hanna, "Scooby-Doo, Where are you!" is a catchphrase that's stuck in the minds of viewers since it first hit the small screen way back in 1969. The series became a TV staple for millions of people during the years that it aired. Now available in DVD, you can enjoy the awesomeness of the whole gang.

Featuring the original cast of Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and of course the star of the show, the Great Dane Scooby-Doo together with their psychedelic Mystery Van, the series follows their adventures as they endeavor to solve weird and wonderful mysteries, always against a backdrop of some haunted location. Creepy scenery, atmospheric music and some great, if not predictable, storylines are guaranteed to rekindle memories and keep new viewers amused and wanting to see more.

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Old Scooby-Doo Episodes Theme Song - Season 1

There is 3 version of the original Scooby-Doo theme song. This is the season one opening theme by Larry Marks. In season one you can also hear the instrumental only version.

Old Scooby-Doo Episodes Theme Song - Season 2

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      davery77 3 years ago

      Scooby Doo was one of my favourite cartoons when I was a kid. I remember waking up in the mornings just so I could watch it.

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      Arod17 3 years ago

      I loved watching Scooby Doo growing up

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      Lorelei Cohen 3 years ago from Canada

      My daughter loved to watch Scooby-Doo and now my grandkids do too. He is one dog that just never goes out of vogue no matter how old he gets.

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      ColorPetGifts 4 years ago

      Scooby Doo played in our house for a good couple of years straight - was one of our daughter's ultimate favorite series :)

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      mockingbird999 4 years ago

      Scooby was my favorite when I was a kid. I wouldn't mind seeing it again myself.

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      Joan4 4 years ago

      Our grands love Scooby-Doo DVD's!! Thank you!

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      Sharon Bellissimo 4 years ago from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

      Yes me! This brings back the memories.

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      Avi Wolfson 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      Great lens, thanks for sharing!

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