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Scooby Doo In the Museum

Category: Curatorial Practice

In this fun read, Sarah Anne Carter takes those of us born in the 1970s back to Saturday morning cartoons, but with a museum-twist. Finding the deeper museum-meaning in Scooby Doo makes for an insightful and though-provoking read.

The very first episode of Scooby Doo, Where Are You?, which aired in 1969, is set in an impossible museum. Scooby and the mystery-solving gang of Daphne, Fred, Shaggy, and Velma try to crack the case of the Black Knight, an empty suit of armor they discover sitting in the driver's seat of an abandoned truck.

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