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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'' provides examples of:
* BlondeBrunetteRedhead: Gillie, Ted and Tina, respectively.
* CatchPhrase: Goober's "This is ridic-ilic-ilic-ilous!"
* CoolCar
* CrossOver: Goober and company cross over with guest stars in most of their episodes, mostly with the Partridge Family.
* GhostPirate: They meet two on a ship, named Dink and Dunk. One is a friendly ghost, the other not so much.
* InvisibleStreaker: Goober is a canine version. When he disappears, his hat and collar are still visible.
* LetsSplitUpGang: This gang also often splits up.
* RealAfterAll: Used in this show more than anywhere else in Hanna-Barbera. Real ghosts often helped the gang unmask the fake ghosts.
* 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.
* RedheadInGreen: Tina wears a green sweater.
* ScoobyDooHoax: Sometimes used but most episodes also contained real ghosts.
* TalkingAnimal: The cartoon plays with this. Goober does talk in asides to the viewer, but only barks at other characters.
* TwinSwitch: Dunk attempts to perform this to mixed results in one episode.
* VoicesAreMental: This happened in one of the Partridge crossovers.
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