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* Physical appearance.
* History is incomplete.
Joe Bell was the disguise of Dorian Wormwood, the retired stage actor, posing as his own handyman.
Joe was a middle-aged, rugged Caucasian outdoors-man with a brown beard.
He is gruff and demanding.
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? (DC Comics)
The fact that the name 'Joe Bell' was like that of Joseph Bell, the real-life doctor who inspired the idea of Sherlock Holmes was no coincidence. All the names were picked for associations with Holmes, as clues.