This Hilarious Thread Detailing All Of The Ridiculous ‘Scooby-Doo’ Knock-Off Cartoons Is Peak Entertainment

Once upon a time, there was a wonderful mystery-solving show called Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?

If you had a TV and a cartoon affinity when you were a kid, you definitely watched it. (And if you didn’t, then it’s time to do some delightful research. This cunning little set of DVDs comes in its very own Mystery Machine van!)

Between the creepy villains (“Jeepers, it’s the Creeper!”), the mysteries, and the fun ’60s music in every episode, where could you go wrong?

In fact, the show was SO popular that it inspired a whole line of cartoons called “Scooby Clones”: mostly shows featuring a group of teenagers solving mysteries.

Sometimes there were anthropomorphic animals, sometimes not. Some Scooby Clones you probably knew about:

Josie And The Pussy Cats:


Speed Buggy:

But there were even more than that, if you can believe it.

@JonGrayWB tweeted a whole lexicon of the Scooby Clones.

Not counting the actual clones in his first post:

Here’s some we already know:


And some new ones:

There are SO many of them and they are all 100% products of the 70s.

And some ultra combos:

So if you ever get bored of Scooby-Doo…

…you have literally more than two decades worth of cartoons to explore:

Including an ENTIRE other franchise that still stole from Scooby:

Hooooo boy!

Scooby and his friends have been in and out of favor pretty consistently over the last 50 years.  Most recently, Scooby Doo and Guess Who? has taken the reigns.

But let’s be real here—who over the past few years has totally had the What’s New, Scooby-Doo?  theme song stuck in their heads?

….No? Just us?