Scooby Doo Costumes

Scooby Doo costumes are popular for kids and adults. These costumes are the cartoon characters Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma...and of course, Scooby, are a team of mystery hunters. They travel together from mystery to mystery in the Mystery Machine Van working for Mystery Inc. These five friends help people and each other episode after episode, and they've been doing it for years.

If you are looking for a fun Halloween costume idea the Scooby Doo cartoon characters might solve that mystery for you!

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Scooby Doo

Scooby Doo costumes for Halloween sound pretty good, but let's find out a little bit more about Scooby. This talking dog began his long run on TV, along with his friends in Mystery Inc., in 1969. These cartoon characters have been making kids laugh for forty years! The writers got together and tried to decide what breed of dog to base Scooby on. It was decided to use a Great Dane...but Scooby isn't the AKC standard of this breed at all!

Cartoon Characters

The Cartoon Characters are :

  • Fred "Freddie" Jones
  • Daphne Blake
  • Velma Dinkley
  • Norville "Shaggy" Rogers
. These four characters are reminicent of the Dobie Gillis gang. Fred is based on Dobie, Shaggy on Maynard, Velma on Zelda, Daphne on Thalia. Each of these four characters has a distinct personality and talent. Fred, the leader of the group, is a determined detective. Velma is the intellignt analyst, Daphne is the brave dare devil and Shaggy is, along with Scooby, a big chicken. These two do more investigating of food than any thing mysterious. They are always hungry!

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The Movies

In 2002 a Scooby Doo Movie was made.

  • Fred was played by Freddie Prinze, Jr.
  • Daphne was played by Sarah Michelle Gellar
  • Velma was played by Linda Cardellini
  • Shaggy was played by Matthew Lillard
We have computer-generated special effects to thank for Scooby.

In 2004 a second movie was released, Monsters Unleashed. Both films were successful and gave new life to the already popular cartoon story.

And due out in Sept 2009 for DVD release, is the third movie, The Mystery Begins. This new movie also has a new cast. They are:

  • Nick Palatas as Norville "Shaggy" Rogers
  • Kate Melton as Daphne Blake
  • Robbie Amell as Fred Jones
  • Hayley Kiyoko as Velma Dinkley

There is also an upcoming video game release, Scooby Doo! First Frights The Video Game, in Sept. 2009.

Cartoon Character Costumes

Aren't these great costumes? I know when you first think about using Scooby or one of the gang as a costume idea, it might not jump out at you like it's the answer to your search...but once you see the costumes, and how much fun they are, it changes your mind. This is a great costume idea and a fun bunch of characters. Not a bad choice at all for your Halloween costume this year.

You get the wig with the Fred costume, along with his white shirt, orange scarf and blue pants.

The Daphne costume comes with a purple dress and a very brightly colored orange wig. You also get purple boot tops and Daphne's green scarf.

Scooby Doo Velma Costume comes a brown wig,horn-rimmed glasses, an orange turtleneck and a red skirt.

The Shaggy costume comes with a shaggy wig of hair and Shaggy's trademark scruffy goatee, a lime green shirt and brown pants.

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