If you are familiar with Hanna-Barbera Productions you are definitely familiar with Scooby Doo; the adventures of four mystery solving teens who encountered one too many cases dealing with spooky occurrences. This series was one of the most successful cartoons that came out of the late 60s and 70s. The most unforgettable character was of course, Scooby, the cowardly dog who always seemed to inadvertently solve mysteries revolving around frightening supernatural occurrences. The shows always concluded with an ironic twist where the mysterious unexplained event was usually a farfetched, carefully orchestrated plan by a seemingly innocent character. Scooby and his owner Shaggy were never the brave stars of the show but their extreme fear and panicked reaction often put them in position to unfold villainous schemes. The rest of the crew consisted of Fred, Daphne and Velma; their ability to keep maintain better control of their fears allowed them to carefully analyze tricky situations.
Halloween usually calls for a scary celebration of the supernatural and most trick-or-treaters and party goers aim to scare. It is easy to see how Scooby doo characters fit that night so well. This Halloween, take advantage of a great opportunity to complement your scary friends and play the role of the frightened mystery solvers who always un-mask the villain. There are many Scooby Doo costumes to choose from; you and your friends can become the entire character cast of this memorable series. Choose to dress up as Fred, Velma, Daphne or Shaggy but try not to fight over who wants to dress up as Scooby.