Scooby-Doo has been a tremendously successful franchise, appreciated in several nations crossing barriers of language.
Here is a list of some lesser known facts about the popular fiction character, Scooby-Doo.
Though it was a popular belief that Fred and Daphne used to split together for a task to catch on some love time, it was not the case. The writers busted the myth by stating that actually Fred and Daphne were not their favorite characters. And they preferred to spend the time writing for other characters.
The writers would send Fred and Daphne to a direction dotted with distractions so as to concentrate on writing better scenes for Velma and Shaggy.
The show has been running for over 40 years! During this time the show has had 12 versions. The most recognized shows are the original Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! which ran between 1969-1970 and What’s New, Scooby-Doo? which ran between 2002-2006.
The show was created on the plot of a group of friends who are also members of a rock band with a dog named ‘Too Much’ who plays the bongos.
The voice behind the Scooby-Doo is the voice over artist of Papa Smurf. His name is Don Messick.
Scooby-Doo is not a single child but is a triplet! The other two are Skippy-Doo and Dooby-Doo. The trio has three more siblings Howdy-Doo, Yabba-Doo, and Ruby-Doo.
The Scooby-Doo franchise is not limited to TV series or motion pictures. It also owns board games, computer games, comic book series and spinoff novels.