Nina is trying to make this as easy on Jo as she can. Not too easy though.
The teen bought me some Scooby Doo Legos. Possibly with my own money… In any event, it reminded me how much I liked Scooby Doo when I was a kid. It’s one of the few shows we both watched when we were little. In fact she was so picky her mother used to trick her in to eating mundane food by naming it after Scooby Doo. The most infamous is Scooby Casserole, which is chicken casserole, with cracker crumbs on top. Anyway, I would have gone apeshit for Scooby Legos as a kid. There were never any good Scooby toys. Except for the Legos that’s still true. The other figures tend to fall just short of capturing the look of the show. The best toy I ever found was a McDonalds Scooby I got out of a junk bin. Most of the things I loved as a kid have been shit on in various ways, from the Bay Transformers, to the Star Wars movies. Of course Scooby Doo almost missed that. Until the last 10 minutes of the first movie. Up until then it was not that bad.
As soon as I started putting the set together my brain started writing an episode of the show. It’s totally ingrained in my psyche. Plus I have enough random Lego people that I had enough for the cast of an episode. The only issue was that I only have Shaggy and Scooby. So it would have to be one of those late season series where they dropped three of the other cast members. (and maybe added a little boy of possibly Latin descent.) (and Vincent Price.)