[identity profile] captain-slinky.livejournal.com posting in [community profile] saturday_am_80s


What is it the kids these days say? "Haters gonna hate"? Is that "Jiggy" enough? Am I speaking "Dope"?

The title of the cartoon was just "Scooby-Doo And Scrappy-Doo", and it introduced the world to a cultural MILESTONE known as Scrappy-Doo.

Now I don't have much of an opinion in any direction regarding the entire Scooby-Doonivers of cartoons... Scooby-Doo is not as beloved to me as it is to so many others. To me, Scooby-Doo was a bottom feeder. Channel m7 has College Football, channel 5 has Golf, channel 12 has some religious show on... oh, Scooby-Doo is on channel 4. And since I'm certainly not going to waste this sunny Saturday morning on dragging my fat little 7-year-old butt outside like my Mom keeps saying I should do, I guess I'll watch Scooby-Doo.

Scrappy-Doo was a bit annoying, sure... but no more annoying than a cowardly hippie with an eating disorder and a giant dog with a speech impediment (imho).

Agree? Disagree? Share your own thoughts, opinions and memories in the comments below and hey! If this is one of your favorites? Why not head over there and vote for it in our Best Cartoon of 1980 Poll!

Date: 2011-08-02 03:31 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] missgriim.livejournal.com
oh my god to this day the original scooby doo where are you series is the my fave fave. i honestly hated the later ones with scrappy doo. or a t least, i just hated scrappy. i always had a thing for shaggy..and my love for food is simlar to his although i dont binge...lol
you gow up and realize that shaggy had the MUNCHIES. what a great show!!!! :D

Date: 2011-08-03 02:17 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] linger-awhile.livejournal.com
I never liked Scooby at all, honestly. Even as a kid I found the show really boring and kind of badly animated. (I know, I know....looking at the things I LIKED to watch, I wasn't exactly an animation connoiseur, but....eh.) As an adult I've tried to see what it is so many others seem to see in it, and I just....can't. I think a lot of it was that most of the guest stars were people I didn't recognize as a kid so I couldn't understand half of the jokes, and as an adult now, the references just seem dated and cheesy -- and not in the good, nostalgic way. :/

Sorry Scoob fans, I'll never be able to share your corner. :(

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