Tuesday, October 08, 2013

What Could Have Ever Inspired this TV Show?

This video is for all the complainers that modern television is unoriginal and just copies good ideas from the past.



Goober, goober, goober, where are you?

Goober and the Ghost Chasers may be the most blatant rip-off of an extremely popular franchise that I've ever seen.  They could have at least made the dog into a cat.  But they don't seem to own a van and they really like to take pictures.  I guess that is what was passing for original and new.  It now looks like Munsters may have been a much fresher idea than I once believed when compared to this.

It does get me in the mood for some Scooby Doo now, though.

2 comments:

  1. Ken Peleshok5:42 am

    It was another Hanna Barbera so It's more of a case of them ripping themselves off. Apparently a young Tom Hanks did a lot of the voices. And they had a special episode with the Partridge Family.

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  2. You can tell by the animation it is ol' Hanna Barbera, but that doesn't make it any less of a cheap imitation of an established brand. Considering how many cartoons they peddled out during that time period, quality and originality weren't likely their first priority.

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