Though we never saw it on the show, there were more than a few American G-Men who spent years futilely trying to find the Mystery Machine as it continued on its travels. Get your magnifying glasses and Scooby Snacks ready, because we're going sleuthing. The OG Scooby-Doo show never explained how a dog could speak English, and Shaggy, Velma, Fred and Daphne acted like it was totally normal — even when other characters would ask, "That dog can talk?! It sounds batty, but super-intelligent animals could potentially have been a great asset to the Soviet Space Agency. But, what does this history lesson have to do with Scooby-Doo? Laika , a part-Samoyed terrier, was taken from the streets of Russia and shoddily prepared for space exploration.
Aleena. Age: 25.
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Lucia. Age: 23.
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And since there was some debate in the comments section about whose van the Mystery Machine actually was, we're gonna go ahead and mention it's been argued over the years that Daphne's father owns the van, as well as Shaggy. Finally, Scooby-Doo's speech impediment revealed his purpose for the Soviets. According to themightyheptagon, "In the universe of 'Scooby-Doo,' it's a possibility that the Soviets also looked into an experimental breeding program that could have produced dogs with greatly enhanced intelligence. For almost half a century, the Great Dane's been making us laugh and reminding us that man is the true monster in the world.