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Scooby-Doo is a franchise created by Hanna-Barbera about a group of four mystery solving teens known as Mystery Inc. and their dog. Fred Jones, Daphne Blake, Velma Dinkley, Norville "Shaggy" Rogers and Scooby-Doo travel around the world in their Mystery Machine and work together to catch monsters and ghosts people with masks.


The first series; Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! was created by Joe Ruby and Ken Spears and was broadcast on CBS from 1969 to 1976, until it moved to ABC. Scooby-Doo was designed by the animator Iwao Takamoto, which also designed a great majority of other characters for Walt Disney and Hanna-Barbera.

Since 1972, there have been several crossovers between Scooby-Doo and other franchises, such as the DC Comics; starting with Scooby-Doo Meets Batman. In 1997, DC acquired the rights to publish comics based on Hanna-Barbera characters and began publishing a monthly Scooby-Doo comic book.

In 2013, DC began a digital bi-monthly comic book titled Scooby-Doo Team-Up, crossing over Mystery Inc. with other DC and Hanna-Barbera characters. In 2016, DC launched a new monthly comic book entitled Scooby Apocalypse, with the characters being reinvented in a story set in a post-apocalyptic world.

Scooby-Doo and Shaggy made a non-speaking cameo in Teen Titans Go! episode "I See You". Scooby along with the Mystery Inc. later appears in the crossover episode "Cartoon Feud", where Control Freak forces them to compete in the Family Feud game.

In the Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? episode What a Night, for a Dark Knight!, it is revealed that Daphne Blake is Alfred Pennyworth's niece. In the comics, Alfred already had a niece named Daphne Pennyworth in the Earth-One continuity.


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