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40 Years of Scooby-Doo (issue #34)

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Junior Skeptic can be found within this issue of Skeptic magazine.

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Anniversary Special
  • Grandma’s House
  • 40 Years of Scooby-Doo!
  • The Legend Continues
  • Everything I Needed to Know about Skepticism, I Learned from Scooby-Doo!
  • And They’ll Get Away With It, Too — If Not For Us Meddling Kids!
  • Scooby-Doo DVD Reviews

Written by Daniel Loxton. Art by Daniel Loxton, Jim Smith, and courtesy of Hanna-Barbera and Warner Bros. Entertainment.

from the Introduction


I’m Daniel, the Editor of Junior Skeptic. I’d like to welcome you to our celebration of the 40th anniversary of one of the purest and most successful skeptical TV shows of all time — Scooby-Doo!

For generations, the Scooby gang has introduced kids to the idea of skeptical investigation. But can we learn important skeptical lessons from these fictional, cartoon sleuths?

Let’s find out!

Scooby DVDs at

This issue is based on the original, all-skeptical Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? series, and the equally skeptical recent revival, What’s New, Scooby-Doo?

These series are available in DVD collections from Follow these links to the Amazon listings, and we will receive a referral commission on any purchase you happen to make.

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