Old cartoons from the 50's, 60's and 70's were much different than todays cartoons. One of the biggest differences was not only the illustrations but the insertion of laughing tracks. A laughing track is basically crowd laughter inserted in spots of a cartoon that more or less give you the cue that you the viewer are supposed to laugh. Why was this done? Listen to my latest podcast episode for the answer.
Scooby-Doo is an American animated franchise, comprising many animated television series produced from 1969 to the present day. Writers Joe Ruby and Ken Spears created the original series, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, for Hanna-Barbera Productions in 1969.