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In Defense of Scrappy-Doo

16 Apr Scrappy-Doo
Scrappy-Doo

Image: AdultSwim.com

Has there ever been a cartoon character as universally hated as Scrappy-Doo?

Ever since this pint-sized puppy started hanging around his Uncle Scooby and the Mystery Inc gang, he’s been reviled as nothing more than a desperate gimmick to attract younger viewers. Although the kiddies loved him when he first broke out onto the scene back in the late 70s, those kids have since grown up into Scooby-Doo fans of more refined tastes. These fans have demonized Scrappy as an annoying sidekick that ruined the integrity of a show about an anthropomorphized stoner dog that solves mysteries.

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