'Scooby-Doo' records place in the Guinness Book

MUMBAI: The popular animated canine character Scooby-Doo has made a place for himself in the Guinness Book of World Record for setting the record for the biggest number of cartoon comedy series. It will be officially recognised in the 2006 Guinness Book.



This series was created by the American animation giants Hanna-Barbera Productions. Recently, the cartoon character was voted second in a list of cartoons that today's adults enjoy as children. The show is seen in more than 160 countries and the adventure of Scooby-Doo has featured in a total of 350 episodes since the cartoon first aired in 1969, said a media report.



The show's 350th episode Scooby-Doo Halloween, will be screened on the Boomerang channel. The adventure of Scooby and his friends has overtaken The Simpsons as the cartoon comedy series which held the record earlier with 335 episodes.



Previously, The Simpsons held the record for the highest number of episodes of cartoon series with 335 episodes, followed by the prolific cartoon Tom and Jerry with 209, while The Flintstones stood with 166 and Disney's Mickey Mouse with 120.

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