Unmasked History of Scooby Doo Episode 11: Laren Bright

In this episode of the Unmasked History of Scooby Doo, Alexa speaks with Laren Bright, writer and story editor on A Pup Named Scooby-Doo.

Highlights of this episode include:

1- Laren’s stories from working at Hanna-Barbera.

2- What the writing process was like for A Pup Named Scooby-Doo.

3- Laren’s thoughts on including positive messages in children’s cartoons.

Make sure to listen to the episode above! Or you can read a transcript of the interview here.

Below you can take a look at a bunch of photos Laren was kind enough to send me.

“Captain Planet won several Environmental Media Awards. Here’s one I got for Gorillas Will Be Missed.” – Laren Bright
Flintstone Kids production cell. “Just before I started working at H-B they used to throw away thousands of these cells. Then apparently someone realized they might have value as collectibles and they stopped tossing them. I got a few before they became inaccessible.” – Laren Bright
Just Say No autographed art cell. “They gave cells like this to all the key people who worked on this show.” – Laren Bright
National Association for Youth Award for the Flintstone Kids Just Say No special.
Flintstone Kids hoodie.
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo Emmy nomination ad.
Captain Planet foam core sign – “I don’t remember what it was used for, but I liked it & took it before it was thrown away.” – Laren Bright
“A Sero Cell from Batman the studio gave us.” – Laren Bright
Captain Caveman cell.
Captain Caveman cell.

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