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Western Animation: Goober And The Ghost Chasers
Hanna-Barbera produced this Scooby-Doo variant for ABC in the early 1970s. Goober, voiced by Paul Winchell, 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.

Wilt Chamberlain was a guest in one episode, and the kids from The Partridge Family appeared in a few others.

Goober and the Ghost Chasers provides examples of:

  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: Gilly, Ted and Tina, respectively.
  • Invisible Streaker: Goober is a canine version. When he disappears, his hat and collar are still visible.
  • Real After All: Used in this show more than anywhere else in Hanna-Barbera. Real ghosts often helped the gang unmask the fake ghosts.
    • Regardless of whether the fake ghost was pretending to be the real ghost.
  • Redhead In Green: Tina wears a green sweater.
  • Scooby-Doo Hoax: Utilized, but most episodes also contained real ghosts.
  • Take That: The Warner Bros.-run site Saturday Morning Forever called this "Scooby Don't."
  • Talking Animal: The cartoon plays with this. Goober does talk in asides to the viewer, but only barks at other characters.
  • Voices Are Mental: This happened in one of the Partridge crossovers.

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alternative title(s): Goober And The Ghost Chasers
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