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Strangers in the Night

I feel like the Strangers in the Night factoid should have an addendum like "According to Fred Silverman..." because Iwao Takamoto has a different account of Scooby's name in his book Muddlemore (talk) 22:05, September 13, 2017 (UTC)

Whatever Iwao says would be good to know. Mark Evanier also disregards the "Strangers in the Night" theory. -- Anythingspossibleforapossible (talk) 08:06, September 14, 2017 (UTC)
According to Iwao, there was a rejected Hanna-Barbera dog named "Scooby" whose model sheet had been floating around the studio for awhile. It's possible that Fred Silverman added Doo to the name as a pun on Sinatra's "Dooby Dooby Doo" but that's just speculation on my part. Here's Iwao's account:
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Muddlemore (talk) 21:28, September 14, 2017 (UTC)

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