History WesternAnimation / GooberAndTheGhostChasers

10th Feb '18 5:55:08 AM fruitstripegum
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* ParentalMarriageVeto: In "Venice Anyone?", Julia's father refuses to let her marry Carlo, as their family have been feuding for centuries. He eventually gives them his blessing to marry when the ghost of his ancestor decides that the feud has gone on long enough and now needs to end.
8th Feb '18 10:59:42 AM fruitstripegum
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* ChekhovsGun: In "Aloha Ghost", the island girl who helps the gang escape the ghost of Matamoa mysteriously disappears each time. In addition, the Specter Detector beeps whenever Matamoa is around, but he isn't affected by the Haunter Taunter. In the end, it turns out "Matamoa" is just a guy in a costume, and the island girl is the ghost who was being detected.


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* {{Foreshadowing}}: In "Aloha Ghost", the island girl who helps the gang escape the ghost of Matamoa mysteriously disappears each time. In addition, the Specter Detector beeps whenever Matamoa is around, but he isn't affected by the Haunter Taunter. In the end, it turns out "Matamoa" is just a guy in a costume, and the island girl is the ghost who was being detected.
27th Jan '18 2:39:05 PM fruitstripegum
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* ChekhovsGun: In "Aloha Ghost", the island girl who helps the gang escape the ghost of Matamoa mysteriously disappears each time. In addition, the Specter Detector beeps whenever Matamoa is around, but he isn't affected by the Haunter Taunter. In the end, it turns out "Matamoa" is just a guy in a costume, and the island girl is the ghost who was being detected.
17th Jul '17 8:29:03 PM Homemaderat
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''Goober and the Ghost Chasers'' was a blatant ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'' clone by Creator/HannaBarbera, which had created the original show. It aired on Creator/{{ABC}} in the early 1970s. Goober, voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell, is a dog who becomes invisible when he is scared. His human companions are Ted and Tina, reporters for ''Ghost Chaser'' magazine, and Gillie, their reckless photographer. UsefulNotes/WiltChamberlain was a guest in one episode, and the kids from ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'' appeared in a few others. Because ''of course'' they did...

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''Goober and the Ghost Chasers'' was a blatant ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'' clone show by Creator/HannaBarbera, which had created the original show. It Creator/HannaBarbera that aired on Creator/{{ABC}} in the early 1970s. Goober, voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell, is a dog who becomes invisible when he is scared. His human companions are Ted and Tina, reporters for ''Ghost Chaser'' magazine, and Gillie, their reckless photographer. While often compared to ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'' for operating on similar premises, several things that were in this show that were not in earlier Scooby incarnations later became a part of the Scooby incarnations.

UsefulNotes/WiltChamberlain was a guest and Michael Grey were guests in one episode, episode each, and the kids from ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'' appeared in a few others. Because ''of course'' they did...
several others.



* CoolCar: Or Cool thing they drive in this case.

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* CoolCar: Or Cool thing they drive in this case. If any case it looks more like a tank.
** The Partridge Bus also appears in a few episodes.



* IncrediblyLamePun: Jimmy McDonald, a friend of the gang, makes these all the time in his episode. In the end they ask him what he plans to raise on this farm, he answers with corn. As Goober notes "corn for the cornball".



* LetsSplitUpGang: This gang also often splits up.

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* LetsSplitUpGang: This gang also often splits up.up, Ted with Tina and Goober with Gillie. Guest Stars often join in on this.
17th Jul '17 8:04:50 PM Homemaderat
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''Goober and the Ghost Chasers'' was a blatant ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'' clone by Creator/HannaBarbera, which had created the original show. It aired on Creator/{{ABC}} in the early 1970s. Goober, voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell, is a dog who becomes invisible when he is scared. His human companions are Ted and Tina, reporters for ''Ghost Chaser'' magazine, and Gilly, their reckless photographer. UsefulNotes/WiltChamberlain was a guest in one episode, and the kids from ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'' appeared in a few others. Because ''of course'' they did...

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''Goober and the Ghost Chasers'' was a blatant ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'' clone by Creator/HannaBarbera, which had created the original show. It aired on Creator/{{ABC}} in the early 1970s. Goober, voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell, is a dog who becomes invisible when he is scared. His human companions are Ted and Tina, reporters for ''Ghost Chaser'' magazine, and Gilly, Gillie, their reckless photographer. UsefulNotes/WiltChamberlain was a guest in one episode, and the kids from ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'' appeared in a few others. Because ''of course'' they did...



* CoolCar
* CrossOver: Goober and company cross over with guest stars in most of their episodes, mostly with the Partridge Family.

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* CoolCar
CoolCar: Or Cool thing they drive in this case.
* CrossOver: Goober and company cross over with guest stars in most of their episodes, mostly with the Partridge Family. Wilt Chamberlain and Michael Grey also appear.



* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: Goober talks into the camera to the viewers at least once if not more every episode.



* TwinSwitch: Dunk attempts to perform this to mixed results in one episode.

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* TwinSwitch: Dunk attempts to perform this to mixed results in one episode.episode with his brother Dink. Dink and Dunk are both actual ghost pirates.


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* WeirdnessMagnet: Downplayed to some extent, the kids work for Ghost Chasers Magazine, so they often on purpose go to investigate hauntings but sometimes it's played straight with them bumping into a situation.
31st Mar '17 12:32:23 PM eroock
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'''''Goober and the Ghost Chasers''''' was a blatant ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'' clone by Creator/HannaBarbera, which had created the original show. It aired on Creator/{{ABC}} in the early 1970s. Goober, voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell, is a dog who becomes invisible when he is scared. His human companions are Ted and Tina, reporters for ''Ghost Chaser'' magazine, and Gilly, their reckless photographer. UsefulNotes/WiltChamberlain was a guest in one episode, and the kids from ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'' appeared in a few others. Because ''of course'' they did...

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'''''Goober
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and the Ghost Chasers''''' Chasers'' was a blatant ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'' clone by Creator/HannaBarbera, which had created the original show. It aired on Creator/{{ABC}} in the early 1970s. Goober, voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell, is a dog who becomes invisible when he is scared. His human companions are Ted and Tina, reporters for ''Ghost Chaser'' magazine, and Gilly, their reckless photographer. UsefulNotes/WiltChamberlain was a guest in one episode, and the kids from ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'' appeared in a few others. Because ''of course'' they did...
13th Dec '16 10:43:11 PM frogpatrol
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'''Goober and the Ghost Chasers'' was a blatant ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'' clone by Creator/HannaBarbera, which had created the original show. It aired on Creator/{{ABC}} in the early 1970s. Goober, voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell, is a dog who becomes invisible when he is scared. His human companions are Ted and Tina, reporters for ''Ghost Chaser'' magazine, and Gilly, their reckless photographer. UsefulNotes/WiltChamberlain was a guest in one episode, and the kids from ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'' appeared in a few others. Because ''of course''...

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'''Goober '''''Goober and the Ghost Chasers'' Chasers''''' was a blatant ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'' clone by Creator/HannaBarbera, which had created the original show. It aired on Creator/{{ABC}} in the early 1970s. Goober, voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell, is a dog who becomes invisible when he is scared. His human companions are Ted and Tina, reporters for ''Ghost Chaser'' magazine, and Gilly, their reckless photographer. UsefulNotes/WiltChamberlain was a guest in one episode, and the kids from ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'' appeared in a few others. Because ''of course''...course'' they did...
13th Dec '16 10:42:45 PM frogpatrol
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Creator/HannaBarbera produced this ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'' variant for Creator/{{ABC}} in the early 1970s. Goober, voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell, is a dog who becomes invisible when he is scared. His human companions are Ted and Tina, reporters for ''Ghost Chaser'' magazine, and Gilly, their reckless photographer.

UsefulNotes/WiltChamberlain was a guest in one episode, and the kids from ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'' appeared in a few others.

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Creator/HannaBarbera produced this '''Goober and the Ghost Chasers'' was a blatant ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'' variant for clone by Creator/HannaBarbera, which had created the original show. It aired on Creator/{{ABC}} in the early 1970s. Goober, voiced by Creator/PaulWinchell, is a dog who becomes invisible when he is scared. His human companions are Ted and Tina, reporters for ''Ghost Chaser'' magazine, and Gilly, their reckless photographer.

photographer. UsefulNotes/WiltChamberlain was a guest in one episode, and the kids from ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'' appeared in a few others.others. Because ''of course''...



* CatchPhrase: Goober "This is ridic-ilic-ilic-ilous!"
* CoolCar: Whatever exactly describes their vehicle, but it looks really cool!
* CrossOver: Goober and company crossover with guest stars in most of their episodes. Mostly The Partridge Family.

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* CatchPhrase: Goober Goober's "This is ridic-ilic-ilic-ilous!"
* CoolCar: Whatever exactly describes their vehicle, but it looks really cool!
CoolCar
* CrossOver: Goober and company crossover cross over with guest stars in most of their episodes. Mostly The episodes, mostly with the Partridge Family.



** Regardless of whether the fake ghost was pretending to be the real ghost.



* ScoobyDooHoax: Utilized, but most episodes also contained real ghosts.

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* ScoobyDooHoax: Utilized, Sometimes used but most episodes also contained real ghosts.
13th Jun '16 5:11:27 PM Homemaderat
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* CrossOver: Goober and company crossover with guest stars in most of their episodes. Mostly The Partridge Family.


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* TwinSwitch: Dunk attempts to perform this to mixed results in one episode.
11th Jun '16 8:54:21 AM CorahsUncle
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* FollowTheLeader: This show has a very distinctive part in the Hanna Barbera meddling kids trend. While it clearly is partially following after ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo'', a lot of it's variations from Scooby ended up becoming more common in later Scooby installments. So it followed Scooby, yet Scooby later followed it's lead.
** On one base level Ted is essentially our straight guy leader. Tina is his beta, who is the pretty girl like Daphne. But Tina is a reporter here and not that ditzy. Daphne of course in the later years lot her "danger prone" gimmick and her career of choice was a reporter.
** While Gillie may look to be drawn like Shaggy, in reality the Goober and Gillie dynamic is actually a predecessor to the Scooby and Scrappy dynamic. As Goober would run away like a coward while Gillie stayed behind to take pictures, resulting in Goober rushing back to save Gillie.
** The RealAfterAll references would later be utilized in some Scooby productions although it was featured in Goober episodes years before any Scooby show itself used the trope.
** Lastly guest stars appear in this show as well, Something it followed Scooby in from ''WesternAnimation/TheNewScoobyDooMovies''.
* GhostPirate: They meet two on a ship, named Dink and Dunk. One is a friendly ghost, the other not so much

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* FollowTheLeader: This show has a very distinctive part in the Hanna Barbera meddling kids trend. While it clearly is partially following after ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo'', a lot of it's variations from Scooby ended up becoming more common in later Scooby installments. So it followed Scooby, yet Scooby later followed it's lead.
** On one base level Ted is essentially our straight guy leader. Tina is his beta, who is the pretty girl like Daphne. But Tina is a reporter here and not that ditzy. Daphne of course in the later years lot her "danger prone" gimmick and her career of choice was a reporter.
** While Gillie may look to be drawn like Shaggy, in reality the Goober and Gillie dynamic is actually a predecessor to the Scooby and Scrappy dynamic. As Goober would run away like a coward while Gillie stayed behind to take pictures, resulting in Goober rushing back to save Gillie.
** The RealAfterAll references would later be utilized in some Scooby productions although it was featured in Goober episodes years before any Scooby show itself used the trope.
** Lastly guest stars appear in this show as well, Something it followed Scooby in from ''WesternAnimation/TheNewScoobyDooMovies''.
* GhostPirate: They meet two on a ship, named Dink and Dunk. One is a friendly ghost, the other not so muchmuch.



* RecklessSidekick: Gillie to Goober, even though Goober is the dog it's his show and his sidekick almost always stays to take a picture of the ghost after Goober already ran away.

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* RecklessSidekick: Gillie to Goober, even Goober. Even though Goober is the dog dog, it's his show and his sidekick almost always stays to take a picture of the ghost after Goober already ran away.
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