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Scooby Doo, Where Are You! was an animated mystery comedy television series produced by Hanna-Barbera. It was on Saturday mornings and it aired from September 13, 1969, until October 31, 1970.

The show centers on four teenagers (Fred, Daphne, Velma, and Shaggy) and a Great Dane named Scooby-Doo. The group travels in the Mystery Machine, a blue and green van decorated with orange flowers, solving mysteries.

Challenge Begins: May 1, 2020

HOW TO PLAY:
1. Take a look at the Scooby Doo, Where Are You! episode list.
2. Choose your first mystery and post it into your thread.
3. The moderator will then post the related episode information and tasks.
4. Once you complete one of the tasks, post in your thread and in the Reporting thread the following:

Book:
Author:
Date Read:
Task:
How it Fits:
Next Episode Choice:


description Rules:
Books must be 100 pages.
Re-reads and audio books are okay.
Page count for audio books will be determined the first paper version shown on Goodreads. From the book's page, select “all editions”, then select the first paper edition as your guide.


message 2: by Lanelle, Production Chief (last edited Nov 24, 2020 08:37AM) (new)

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Scooby-Doo Episode List

Season 1
1. What a Night for a Knight
2. A Clue for Scooby-Doo
3. Hassle in the Castle
4. Mine Your Own Business
5. Decoy for a Dognapper
6. What the Hex Going On?
7. Never Ape an Ape Man
8. Foul Play in Funland
9. The Backstage Rage
10. Bedlam in the Big Top
11. A Gaggle of Galloping Ghosts
12. Scooby-Doo and a Mummy, Too
13. Which Witch Is Which?
14. Spooky Space Kook
15. Go Away Ghost Ship
16. A Night of Fright Is No Delight
17. That's Snow Ghost

Season 2
1. Nowhere to Hyde
2. Mystery Mask Mix-Up
3. Jeepers, It's the Creeper
4. Scooby's Night with a Frozen Fright
5. Haunted House Hang-Up
6. A Tiki Scare Is No Fair
7. Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Werewolf?
8. Don't Fool with a Phantom

Season 3
1. Watch Out! The Willawaw!
2. A Creepy Tangle in the Bermuda Triangle
3. A Scary Night with a Snow Beast Fright
4. To Switch a Witch
5. The Tar Monster
6. A Highland Fling with a Monstrous Thing
7. The Creepy Case of Old Iron Face
8. Jeepers, It's the Jaguaro!
9. Make a Beeline Away from That Feline
10. The Creepy Creature of Vulture's Claw
11. The Diabolical Disc Demon
12. Scooby's Chinese Fortune Kooky Caper
13. A Menace in Venice
14. Don't Go Near the Fortress of Fear
15. The Warlock of Wimbledon
16. The Beast is Awake in Bottomless Lake


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Donna | 40 comments Episode one What a Night for a Knight


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1. What a Night for a Knight
When Scooby-Doo and Shaggy find an abandoned pick-up truck with a knight's armour in the front seat, the gang deliver it to the museum in place of the missing professor. However, this Black Knight is said to come alive every full moon. As the gang investigate the knight, they realize that it is a full moon, and the knight has come alive...!

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book with a vehicle on the cover
2. a historical book
3. a book with a moon on the cover
4. a book with an author whose last name starts with 'B', 'L', 'A', 'C", or 'K'
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


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Donna | 40 comments Going to read:

Stamped Out: A Cat Cozy Mystery by Tonya Kappes


message 6: by Lanelle, Production Chief (last edited May 31, 2020 08:40PM) (new)

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Donna, How to Play says, "4. Once you complete one of the tasks, post in your thread and in the Reporting thread the following:

Book:
Author:
Date Read:
Task:
How it Fits:
Next Episode Choice:


Please post a copy of it here and in the Reporting Thread next time.


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2. A Clue for Scooby Doo
At Rocky Point Beach, the gang encounter the ghost of an old sea diver. A sailor claims it to be the ghost of Captain Cutler, who, according to legend, died at sea many years ago when his boat got wrecked and he is getting his revenge.

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book set by the sea or ocean
2. a book where the main character spends time on a boat
3. a ghost story
4. a book where someone gets revenge
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


message 8: by Donna (new)

Donna | 40 comments Sorry. I think i need to go back and read the rules again. Thanks


message 9: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Donna wrote: "Sorry. I think i need to go back and read the rules again. Thanks"

No problem :)


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Donna | 40 comments Book for A Clue for SD: An Uninvited Ghost by EJ Copperman


message 11: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Donna, I need all this information here and in the Reporting Thread:

Book:
Author:
Date Read:
Task:
How it Fits:
Next Episode Choice:



message 12: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Donna, is everything okay? I hope I didn't scare you away from participating in this challenge. Let me know if there's anything I can do to help.


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Donna | 40 comments Book: An Uninvited Ghost
Author: E.J. Copperman
Date Read: 6/16/2020
Task:Ghost Story
How it Fits: Ghost are in the story
Next Episode Choice: Hassle in the Castle


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Donna | 40 comments Lanelle wrote: "Donna, is everything okay? I hope I didn't scare you away from participating in this challenge. Let me know if there's anything I can do to help."

Not at all. I work for a Retirement Community. We own several.
And i was pulled from the Corp. Regional office to work at a community and I tell you I get home at night and just collapse. So
far behind in my reading. But just posted. Let me know if I did it wrong again.


message 15: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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I'm sorry you're working so hard. I hope things ease up soon.

And the Completion Post looks great. Thank you.


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3. Hassle in the Castle
After getting lost in the fog, the gang arrive on Haunted Isle, where they meet an unearthly ghost haunting an old, abandoned castle.

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book where the main character gets lost
2. a book set on an island
3. a book not set on Earth
4. a book someone else did not finish (DNF)
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


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Donna | 40 comments Author: J.M. Griffin
Book: Left Fur Dead
Date read: 07/05/2020 3 stars
Task 5: Mystery on book's main page
How it fits: Tagged as mystery 19 times main page
Next Episode: Mind your own Business


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4. Mine Your Own Business
When the gang get lost in the desert, and end up in Gold City, a spooky ghost town, they check into a deserted inn. The owner explains that everybody has been scared off by the Miner Forty-Niner. They wind up in another mystery involving an abandoned gold mine and a ghostly, moaning miner.

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book set in a desert
2. a book where the main character spends the night at a hotel, motel or inn
3. a book with a spooky cover
4. a book where the main character goes underground (in a cave, the subway, a basement, etc.)
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


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Donna | 40 comments Book: Murder & The Monkey Band
Author: Dianne Harman
Date Read: 7/5/2020
Task: A Book Set in the Desert
How it Fits:Takes place in High Desert, Ca.
Next Episode Choice: Decoy for a Dognapper

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5. Decoy for a Dognapper
When Mystery Inc. hear about a series of dognappings, they investigate. But when Scooby is dognapped, mistaken for another dog, the gang track him to a secret hideout in the desert where they face a witch doctor and a ghostly Indian on horseback.

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book where the main character has his/her own business
2. a book that is part of a series
3. a book where a kidnapping occurs
4. a book where a doctor is a significant part of the story
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


message 21: by Donna (last edited Jul 11, 2020 06:25AM) (new)

Donna | 40 comments Book: Address for Murder
Author: Tonya Kappes
Date Read: 7/10/2020
Task: Book that is part of a series
How it Fits: 2nd book in a series
Next Episode Choice: What the Hex Going On?


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6. What the Hex Going On?
Mystery Inc. is headed to their friend Sharon Wetherby's estate. When they arrive, Sharon's Uncle Stuart disappears, and when they find him, he says he was beckoned by the voice of the Ghost of Elias Kingston from the Kingston Mansion. The gang find themselves wrapped up in the tangle of the spooky ghoul of Elias Kingston who wants the family treasure.

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book about friends
2. a book whose title starts with 'U', 'N', 'C', "L', or 'E' (ignoring 'a', 'an', 'the')
3. listen to an audio book
4. a book that you consider to be a treasure
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


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Donna | 40 comments Book: Easy Like Sunday Mourning
Author: Jennie Marts
Date Read: 7-22-2020
Task: a book whose title starts with 'U', 'N', 'C', "L', or 'E' (ignoring 'a', 'an', 'the')
How it Fits: Title Starts with an "E"
Next Episode Choice: Never Ape and Ape Man


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7. Never Ape an Ape Man
The gang take jobs as extras on the set of Daphne's uncle, John Maxwell's, movie set of The Ape Man of Forbidden Mountain. But, a real apeman has been sabotaging the movie and Mystery Inc. need to catch this ape before he causes the movie to end permanently.

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book where the main character gets a job
2. a book that has been made into a movie
3. a book that has been tagged 'Realistic Fiction'
4. a book that is the last of its series
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


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Donna | 40 comments Book: Portrait of a Dead Guy
Author: Larrisa Reinhart
Date Read: 8/9/2020
Task: Character Gets A Job
How it Fits: The main character gets a job as a portrait sketcher for a dead person
Next Episode Choice: Foul Play in Funland


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8. Foul Play in Funland
The gang anticipate the opening of a theme park while clam collecting on a nearby beach. But when the theme park's lights come on and the rides start running, when the park is supposed to be closed, they try to find out who is doing it, and find the shenanigans are being caused by a strange man who walks like a torpedo.

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book that is the first of a series
2. a book set where the main character goes to a beach
3. a book with an unusual word in the title
4. a book by a male author
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


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Donna | 40 comments Book: Color Me Dead
Author: Teresa Trent
Date Read: 8/27/2020
Task: First book in a series
How it Fits: First book in a new series
Next Episode Choice: The Backstage Rage


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9. The Backstage Rage
The gang investigate an abandoned theater where they face a spooky phantom
and his puppets, all connected to a counterfeiting operation!

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book where the main character gets left behind
2. a book where the main character goes to a theater
3. a book where a face is the focus of the cover
4. a book whose title has double letters in its title (puppet)
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


message 29: by Donna (new)

Donna | 40 comments Book: Death by Dumpling
Author: Vivien Chen
Date Read: 8/29
Task: The Backstage Rage
How it Fits: Mystery on the book's main page
Next Episode Choice: Bedlam in the Big Top


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10. Bedlam in the Big Top
The gang stumble upon a circus that is supposedly haunted by a ghost clown that starts to hypnotize some of them with a gold coin.

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book with 'stumble' in its text
2. a book with a circus animal in the story
3. a book that is humorous
4. a book that you purchased
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


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Donna | 40 comments Book: Survival of the Fritters
Author: Ginger Bolton
Date Read: 9/14/2020
Task: Bedlam in the Big Top
How it Fits: A Book that I purchased
Next Episode Choice: A Gaggle of Galloping Ghosts

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11. A Gaggle of Galloping Ghosts
While on their way to Franken Castle, the gang stop to get their fortunes told by a gypsy. She warns them "they will meet their doom" if they go to the castle. The gang goes to the castle anyway, where they are confronted by Count Dracula, Frankenstein's monster and the Wolfman.

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book with 'castle' in the text of the book
2. a book where something bad happens to the MC
3. a book with a significant character who is nobility
4. a book that is considered a classic
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


message 33: by Donna (new)

Donna | 40 comments Book: Dead Wrong
Author: Vannetta Chapman
Date Read: 9/19/2020
Task: A Gaggle of Galloping Ghosts
How it Fits: Mystery on the book's main page
Next Episode Choice: Scooby-Doo and a Mummy too


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12. Scooby-Doo and a Mummy, Too
While visiting a museum, the gang learn about the legend of Ankha, a 3000-year-old mummy. Legend had it that the mummy will come back alive and turn people to stone if he is removed from his tomb. Shaggy later finds a coin inside his pocket from the exhibit, and when the gang go back to return it, they find the mummy has come to life and turned the professor to stone, and now he wants Shaggy's coin.

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a historical book
2. a book that you purchased
3. a book with a teacher as a character
4. a book whose author's first name starts with 'C', 'O', 'I', 'N'
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


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Donna | 40 comments Book: Killer Twist
Author: C.A. Larmer
Date Read: 10/15/2020
Task: Author's First Name starts with a C
How it Fits: Author's name is C.A. Larmer
Next Episode Choice: Which Witch is Which?


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13. Which Witch Is Which?
While lost in a swamp, the gang comes across a zombie who spooks them. In the nearby town of Swamp's End, they learn that a witch nearby brought the zombie to life, and the gang investigates.

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book where the MC gets lost
2. a book cover that you consider spooky
3. a book set near where you live
4. a book with 'investigate' in the text of the book
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


message 37: by Donna (new)

Donna | 40 comments Book: The Corpse on the Cabana
Author: Shea MacLeod
Date Read: 11/5/2020
Task: Which Witch is Which?
How it Fits: Investigate in the test of the book
Next Episode Choice: Spooky Space Kook


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14. Spooky Space Kook
The Mystery Machine runs out of gas in front of a farmhouse, next to an
abandoned airfield, which is haunted by a UFO and its ghostly alien driver.

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book where the MC has difficulty with a vehicle
2. a book set on a farm
3. a book where the MC flies on a airplane
4. a science fiction book
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


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Donna | 40 comments Book: The Best Murder Show
Author: Debbie Young
Date Read: 11/15/2020
Task: MC flies on a airplane
How it Fits: MC flew from Germany to England
Next Episode Choice: A Night of Fright Is No Delight

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16. A Night of Fright Is No Delight
Scooby-Doo is named in the will of Colonel Beauregard Sanders, an eccentric millionaire whose life he saved several years earlier. The only way to claim the inheritance is for Scooby, and the other four heirs to stay the night in the Colonel's mansion - which they quickly learn is haunted by two phantom shadows.

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book where the MC inherits something
2. a book with a wealthy significant character
3. a book with a military person in the story
4. a book with a shadow on the cover
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


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Donna | 40 comments Book: There's a New Witch In Town
Author: Carolyn Ridder Aspenson
Date Read: 11-20-2020
Task: the main character inherits something
How it Fits: the main character inherits her mother's witch powers
Next Episode Choice: Go Away Ghost Ship


message 42: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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15. Go Away Ghost Ship
The newspaper reports that local shipping company owner C.L. Magnus's company is going out of business, because the ghost of the pirate Redbeard is haunting the harbor and looting Magnus' ships. After reading the story and consulting Magnus, the gang sets out to see if they can stop the ghost.

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book with an author whose name starts with 'C' or 'L'
2. a book with a red-haired character in it
3. a book with 'harbor' in the text of the book
4. a book where the MC reads a book
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


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Donna | 40 comments Book: Spells and Spooks
Author: KE O'Connor
Date Read: 11/22/2020
Task: MC reads a book
How it Fits: MC read her mother's magic spell book
Next Episode Choice: That's Snow Ghost


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17. That's Snow Ghost
While on a skiing vacation at Wolf's End Lodge, the kids are scared by the ghost of a Yeti, called the Snow Ghost, who is believed to turn anyone he captures into ghosts. In search of clues, the gang eventually meet a Tibetan hermit who thinks he is responsible for summoning the monster.

To help the team solve the mystery, read:
1. a book set during the wintertime
2. a book where a mythical creature is mentioned
3. a book where the MC lives alone
4. a book with a MC that is responsible
5. a book with 'Mystery' on the book's main page


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