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In Defense of Scrappy


 

I was having a discussion the other day that turned to the subject of Scooby-Doo, and the fact that I didn’t hate Scrappy-Doo as a child. (He was on the show when I started watching, so I was used to him. Flim Flam, on the other hand, I did not like.) That led me to this sketch from That Mitchell & Webb Look, which may contain the only pro-Scrappy punchline in the history of comedy.

This sketch is a TV version of a radio sketch (from the show “That Mitchell & Webb Sound”), so since I was talking earlier about radio comedy and how it translates to TV, here’s the original (slightly longer, and with a much more closely-miked crowd) sketch from the original radio show.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u67umolRWEc


 
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