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Don Messick is one of the most beloved voice actors of all time. He had a long career of voicing iconic characters from Hanna-Barbera cartoons. His most iconic role is voicing Scooby-Doo. He was Scooby's voice actor for several years. After Don Messick retired, several actors voiced Scooby. Eventually, the role went to Frank Welker, the original voice of Fred Jones.

Don Messick's iconic Hanna-Barbera roles:

Scooby-Doo in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?

Boo-Boo and Ranger Smith in Yogi Bear

Pixie in Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks

Bamm-Bamm Rubble and Hoppy in The Flintstones

Astro in The Jetsons

Muttley in Wacky Races

Mr. Peebles in Magilla Gorilla

Dr. Quest in Johnny Quest

Atom Ant in Atom Ant

Ricochet Rabbit in Ricochet Rabbit & Droop-a-Long

Blip and Zorak in Space Ghost

Spot in Hong Kong Phooey

Scarecrow in Super Friends

Papa Smurf and Azrael in The Smurfs
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She-Ra: Princess of Power was a 1985 spin-off of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. Like He-Man, She-Ra developed a strong fanbase and had a very popular toyline. In 2018, She-Ra received a reboot that helped the franchise reach new levels of fame.

The Heroes:

Adora: The sister of Prince Adam and the daughter of King Randor and Queen Marlena. As a young child, Adora was taken from her family by the Horde. She was raised by the villainous Hordak and Shadow Weaver. Adora was initially convinced that the Horde team were the good guys. However, after learning the Horde's true intentions, Adora...
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Superman is one of the most iconic and beloved superheroes of all time. Because of that, he has had several appearances on the big screen. This article is for the actors that have had theatrical appearances as Superman.

Kirk Alyn became the first actor to play Superman on the big screen in the Superman movie serial. He reprised his role in Atom Man vs. Superman. He had a cameo as Lois Lane's father in 1978's Superman movie.

George Reeves played Superman in 1951's Superman and the Mole Men theatrical special. This led to George Reeves playing Superman in a long-lasting TV show.

Christopher Reeve...
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Scooby-Doo and Batman: The Brave and the Bold is a 2018 animated film. It serves as a crossover between Scooby-Doo and a Batman cartoon show that was called Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Batman: The Brave and the Bold was a late 2000's cartoon that was about Batman teaming up with various DC superheroes and fighting a wide variety of colorful villains. The show was heavily inspired by classic comics and was intended for families. Due to being one of the more family-friendly versions of Batman, The Brave and the Bold was a good version of Batman to pick for this Scooby-Doo animated film.

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Scoob! is a 2020 animated film. It had the Scooby-Doo gang teaming up with other Hanna-Barbera characters to foil Dick Dastardly's latest scheme.

Will Forte as Norville Rogers (Shaggy)

Frank Welker as Scooby-Doo

Note: Frank Welker started his voice-acting career as Fred in the original Scooby-Doo cartoon in 1969. He took over as Scooby-Doo voice actor in the 2000's. He has been involved with the Scooby-Doo franchise for over 50 years.

Zac Efron as Fred Jones

Amanda Seyfried as Daphne Blake

Gina Rodriguez as Velma Dinkley

Mark Wahlberg as the Blue Falcon

Jason Isaacs as Dick Dastardly

Ken Jeong as...
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Scooby-Doo is a popular franchise that started in 1969. To this day, it remains an important part of pop culture. There have been several Scooby-Doo animated films. In addition to that, there have been some live-action films. There were two theatrical films and two direct-to-DVD films.

Theatrical films cast: Scooby-Doo and Scooby-Doo: Monsters Unleashed:

Matthew Lillard as Norville Rogers (Shaggy)

Note: Matthew Lillard's performance as Shaggy was so successful that Matthew Lillard started voicing Shaggy in cartoons after Casey Kasem retired.

Freddie Prinze Jr. as Fred Jones

Sarah Michelle Gellar...
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Over the years, several actresses have purred their way into Batman's heart as the morally ambiguous Catwoman. However, the very first actress to play the iconic feline of cat-related crimes was Julie Newmar.

TV shows:

Batman (1966 and 1967)

Notes: Julie Newmar played Catwoman in two episodes of the show's first season. However, she wasn't able for the movie, so she was replaced with Lee Meriwether. She came back for eleven episodes of the show's second season. She was unavailable for the show's third season, so she was replaced with Eartha Kitt.

Batman: The Brave and the Bold

Notes: Batman: The...
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Skeletor is the main villain in the Masters of the Universe franchise. He was created in the 1980's for the Masters of the Universe toyline and cartoon show. Like his archenemy, He-Man, Skeletor went on to become an iconic character that's still loved to this very day.

Here are some special facts about Skeletor:

* There were certain parts of the world that wouldn't show episodes that had Skeletor, because his appearance was considered to be too scary for kids.

* Before Skeletor took over Snake Mountain, Skeletor used to work for She-Ra's archenemy, Hordak. However, Skeletor eventually betrayed...
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Note: Batman is owned by DC Comics and was created by writer Bill Finger and artist Bob Kane. Alice in Wonderland was written and created by Lewis Carroll. This story was made for Berni.

The Joker, the clown prince of crime, was having a meeting with the Mad Hatter. The two of them chatted while sipping on some eccentric tasting tea. The Mad Hatter was unfamiliar with the Joker, so he didn't know that the wicked clown had evil intentions. Joker was trying to seem like a nice fellow and Mad Hatter was crazy enough to believe him. Joker said, "You're probably super busy and I'm sure you're having...
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When it comes to supervillains, Batman is the undefeated king when it comes to fighting the best villains. His enemies are some of the most popular baddies of all time. This list is a guide to the villains who have dealt with Batman the most over the years.


These villains have been enemies of Batman, but they have also worked with him and have helped him stop various threats. Because of that, these characters have been listed as both heroes and villains.

Catwoman (Catwoman was one of Batman's most prominent enemies in the early years, but as time has go on, she has become...
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Raja Gosnell directed the two live-action Smurfs films, but before that, he directed 2002's Scooby-Doo and 2004's Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed.

The Mystery Gang:

Matthew Lillard as Norville Rogers (Shaggy)

Freddie Prinze Jr. as Fred Jones

Sarah Michelle Gellar as Daphne Blake

Linda Cardellini as Velma Dinkley

Neil Fanning as the voice of Scooby-Doo

From the 2002 film:

Rowan Atkinson as Emile Mondavarious

Isla Fisher as Mary Jane

Scott Innes as the voice of Scrappy-Doo

Frank Welker, the original voice actor of Fred Jones, voiced one of the creatures in the film

From Monsters Unleashed:

Seth Green as Patrick Wisley

Peter Boyle as Jeremiah Wickles

Alicia Silverstone as Heather Jasper Howe

Tim Blake Nelson as Dr. Jonathan Jacobo
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Note: Batman is owned by DC Comics and was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger.

Something I wrote in honor of Bill Finger:

Batman parked the Batmobile. He noticed another car was parked at the building. Batman figured it was the Clock King's getaway car. Batman burst into the building and saw lots of clocks, which were neatly stacked around the building. Batman whispered, "These clocks could have come from the old antique shop. However, I'm suspecting they actually came from the Clock King's collection."

The Clock King, who was repairing a grandfather clock, turned around and saw...
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Note: Batman is owned by DC Comics and was created by writer Bill Finger and artist Bob Kane, along with the help of several uncredited artists.

Bruce Wayne was having a fancy party, to raise money for charity, at his mansion. He was always fond of raising money for people, but he didn't enjoy how boring and immature his guests were. They often talked about things that made him fall asleep or they accidentally broke stuff, including his furniture, tables, and collectibles.

Bruce was reluctantly sitting at a table, with Rupert Thorne and Black Mask. Bruce was having a hard paying attention to...
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The 1960's Batman show is one of the most beloved superhero shows of all time. With a unique style of camp, acting, humor and heart, the show stands out from the crowd. Although the show only had three seasons, the impact of the show lives on to this day. This guide is for the 60's Batman show, as well as the shows and movies that are associated with it.

In 1966, the Batman television series came out. The show had three seasons. The show was created and narrated by William Dozier. The show starred Adam West and Burt Ward as the Dynamic Duo, with supporting performances from Alan Napier as Alfred,...
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Bernadette is a member of Fanpop and a friend of mine.

I joined Fanpop in 2015, but I didn't start having an interest in having friends on Fanpop until 2017. During that year, I met Bernadette. Something that took me by surprise was how kind she was. I had seen some nice people on this website, but Bernadette was something special. Her words were bursting with heartwarming respect and sweetness. I was pleasantly surprised that such a wonderful person was on Fanpop.

I quickly became friends with Bernadette. She was incredibly kind to me. When I was scared and in need of a friend, she gave me...
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Batman has his hands full, because he has the most iconic gallery of villains in all of comics. As if the comics were hard enough, Batman also has to deal with his villains on the big screen. Here's a guide to the villains that have caused trouble for the Dark Knight in live-action blockbusters.

Batman (movie serial): Dr. Daka

Batman and Robin (movie serial): Wizard

Batman: The Movie: Catwoman, Penguin, Joker and Riddler

Batman: Joker

Alyas Batman En Robin: Joker, Penguin and Catwoman

Batman Returns: Penguin, Catwoman and Max Shreck

Batman Forever: Two-Face and Riddler

Batman and Robin: Mr. Freeze,...
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Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.
When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by. The animals are happy and content, except for one small...
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Smallville is a Superman prequel series. The show explores Clark figuring out how to control his powers and use his powers to help others without revealing his secret identity. The show was so popular that it lasted ten seasons, which makes it the longest Superman television show that there's ever been.

Main Cast:

Tom Welling as Clark Kent
Michael Rosenbaum as Lex Luthor
Kristin Kreuk as Lana Lang
Allison Mack as Chloe Sullivan
Annette O'Toole as Martha Kent
John Schneider as Jonathan Kent
John Glover as Lionel Luthor
Erica Durance as Lois Lane

Supporting Cast:

Sam Jones as Pete Ross
Eric Johnson as...
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Out of all of the superheroes, Batman is the one with the most popular group of villains. Batman may not have superpowers, but his intelligence and skills lead to him fighting more supervillains than most, if not, all superheroes. There's so many Batman villains that it can be difficult to keep track of them all. Naming every villain from every Batman comic is practically an impossible mission, but it is possible to list the major enemies in the Batman franchise.

Main Villains:

Joker (Batman's archenemy)
Mr. Freeze
Poison Ivy
Ra's Al Ghul
Talia Al Ghul

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Batman is one of the most popular superheroes when it comes to various forms of media, and television is no exception. Over the years, Batman has had several television shows.

In 1966, the first Batman television show came out. It was a live-action series that starred Adam West as Batman and Burt Ward as Robin. The show had three seasons and 120 episodes.

In 1968, Batman's first cartoon show came out. The Batman cartoons were paired with Superman cartoons in The Batman/Superman Hour. Olan Soule voiced Batman, while Casey Kasem voiced Robin. The show had one season and thirty-four episodes....
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