Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! (1969)

143 mistakes in season 1

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Never Ape and Ape Man - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: The gang emerge from the secret tunnel and find the movie crew dressing rooms. It shows one, then cuts back to the gang. Then it cuts back and suddenly another dressing room trailer appears next to the one seen moments before. (00:17:20)

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That's Snow Ghost - S1-E17

Plot hole: It's established at the end that Greenway used transparent skis to create the illusion that the Snow Ghost could fly. But there's no way skis could have enabled Greenway to fly over the gorge, especially from a standing position. (00:05:30)

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Never Ape and Ape Man - S1-E7

Revealing mistake: After the Ape Man runs up the stairs, Fred presses the button to turn the stairs into a slide. But you can see as he moves his finger to the button, he never touches it. His finger hits the switch above the button. (00:19:25)

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Never Ape and Ape Man - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: Shaggy and Scooby stop to play a game of pool. When Scooby looks up and notices the ape head trophy has vanished, he has 4 of the balls by him, including the 6 ball. It cuts over to Shaggy, and he has the exact same set of balls next to him. (00:14:50)

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Never Ape and Ape Man - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: Scooby finds a half eaten hamburger in a plate on the floor. When the camera cuts further back to show Shaggy, the plate has moved on the floor, as noted by the lines between boards and the placement of the plate and the spider web on the wall. (00:07:20)

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Never Ape and Ape Man - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Shaggy makes the joke about living without a smart Ape Man, he's lying on his stomach with his legs in the air behind him. His feet are apart as he relaxes. Then suddenly in the same shot, they just jump close together and then slowly spread back apart. (00:06:50)

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Never Ape and Ape Man - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: After Candy and the stunt man quit the movie, Mr. Maxwell says he has to withdraw his job offer to the gang as it's too dangerous. As the gang is shown, Scooby is sitting in front of Shaggy and Fred. It cuts to a close up of him as he gets excited about this, and suddenly Fred and Shaggy have vanished. (00:06:10)

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Never Ape and Ape Man - S1-E7

Shaggy: Scooby-Snacks won't work on me this time.
Daphne: Would you do it for a Shaggy-Snack? A little something I whipped up.
Shaggy: Huh? A Shaggy-Snack?
Daphne: Yes, it's a pot-pie, with pizza crust, anchovies, pepperoni, cherries, all in a thick chocolate sauce.
Shaggy: Hahahaha! I'll do it! I'll do it!

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Mystery Mask Mix-Up - S2-E2

Trivia: During the chase scene, there is an advert on the wall which says "H&B Tuna Co." - a reference to Hanna-Barbera.

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Answer: During most episodes of "Scooby Doo, Where Are You?," the gang often split up to explore the latest haunted mansion or abandoned windmill or deserted amusement park. Scooby and Shaggy would generally end up together, Velma would often go off alone, and Daphne would frequently go exploring with Fred. It seemed to be a running theme in the "Scooby Doo" cartoons that Daphne was perpetually flirting with Fred. Fred, however, always seemed much more obliviously preoccupied with finding the next clue, foiling Daphne's amorous intentions. I have always been under the impression that the Scooby-Doo gang was a pretty sexually ambiguous group. More than a few people have suggested that athletic, well-coiffed, ascot-wearing Fred, and bookish Velma were early archetypes of gay/lesbian teens. The show existed in a time when several cartoons suggested sexual ambiguity in its characters: Effete Snagglepuss, a repeatedly drag-wearing Bugs Bunny (who even appeared in TV's first same-sex wedding with phallic rifle-toting Elmer Fudd), prim and polite gophers Mac and Tosh, Peppermint Patty, Marcie, Schroeder and Linus from the "Peanuts" cartoons. But whether or not any then subversive homosexual undertones were ever intended in any of the characters, the oft-paired Daphne and Fred never seemed able to get their relationship beyond the lukewarm stage, much to Daphne's apparent chagrin.

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