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The following is a list of episode titles and summary to the series What's New, Scooby-Doo?, one of the many Scooby-Doo television series. It debuted on September 14, 2002 and ended on July 21, 2006. It aired 42 episodes over the course of three seasons, and aired on the Kids' WB network.

    Season 1 (September 14, 2002 to March 22, 2003 
  1. 'There's No Creature Like Snow Creature' - The gang travels to a mountain resort for some skiing and to watch a snowboarding competition, but end up investigating rumors of a snow creature that is attacking the participants. However, when Velma comes down with a cold and Fred injures his leg, it is up to Scooby, Shaggy and Daphne to solve the mystery. Originally aired September 14, 2002.
  2. '3-D Struction' - Daphne's uncle sends the gang to Costa Rica for the opening of a museum exhibit on dinosaurs. When they meet archaeologist Melbourne O'Reilly, he reveals the legend of a dinosaur spirit. So when the gang watch a dinosaur film in the museum's theatre, the dinosaur in the film jumps out of the screen and into the audience. It is up to the gang to figure out who is really behind this mystery. Originally aired September 21, 2002.
  3. 'Space Ape at the Cape' - While visiting NASA, a mysterious alien egg hatches. The gang must stop the alien before NASA's shuttle mission is aborted. Originally aired September 28, 2002.
  4. 'It's Mean, It's Green, It's the Mystery Machine' - The Mystery Machine gains a life of its own and starts to drive by itself, so the gang tries searching for clues to figure out why. This leads them to The Mystery Kids, a band of talented kids who formerly owned the Mystery Machine. Originally aired October 26, 2002.
  5. 'Big Scare in the Big Easy' - The gang stays at a housing estate next to a graveyard during their spring break in New Orleans. They soon realize that two Civil War ghosts re-enact a duel every night to scare away guests. Daphne is later kidnapped so it's up to Fred, Velma, Shaggy and Scooby to find her and uncover the truth. Originally aired October 5, 2002.
  6. 'Riva Ras Regas' - The gang wins a competition to go to Las Vegas to meet teen pop sensation Lindsay Pagano, but they soon end up trying to uncover the mystery of a deceased magician named Rufus Raucous, whose ghost has risen from the grave to haunt the theatre that Lindsay is performing at. Originally aired November 2, 2002.
  7. 'Roller Ghoster Ride' - The crew goes to a very popular roller coaster park, when Shaggy and Scooby win a competition to design a hot roller coaster ride to construct and build for the park, but they end up running into some ride mischief with a ghost who wants to break all the rides for no apparent reason. Originally aired November 9, 2002.
  8. 'Safari, So Goodi!' - On a safari hunt in Africa, the gang discovers that the animals are changing into a yellow color and doing strange things. They must solve the mystery fast or else the same thing might happen to Scooby. Originally aired November 23, 2002.
  9. 'She Sees Sea Monsters by the Sea Shore' - The gang goes on a trip to an island where they spend their vacation, and encounter a sea serpent known as Motoshondu. Originally aired November 30, 2002.
  10. 'A Scooby-Doo! Christmas' - Scooby and his pals arrive in a town where Christmas is not celebrated because a headless snowman terrorizes the residents, so the amateur sleuths set out to solve the mystery. Originally aired December 13, 2002.
  11. 'Toy Scary Boo' - The gang investigates a store where living toys are taking over. They suspect a really interested fanatic is involved in the case. Originally aired February 1, 2003.
  12. 'Lights! Camera! Mayhem!' - The gang gets VIP passes at a Hollywood studio, where a remake of teen spy movie Spy Me a River is being filmed, only to be sabotaged by the Faceless Phantom, believed to be the ghost of the original film's leading star. Originally aired February 15, 2003.
  13. 'Pompeii and Circumstance' - While visiting Pompeii in Italy, the gang battles an ancient zombie gladiator, who appears to be responsible for causing volcano eruptions. Originally aired February 22, 2003.
  14. 'The Unnatural' - The gang goes to a baseball stadium to see Luis Santiago break the home run record, but the ghost of the record's former owner shows up, reluctant to see his record broken. Originally aired March 22, 2003.

     Season 2 (September 13, 2003 to March 27, 2004) 
  1. 'Big Appetite in Little Tokyo' - After Velma wins a contest for the best invention, the gang travels to Tokyo, Japan. When a mystical person zaps a pizza with a monster-transformation spell, Shaggy eats it. Shaggy starts to grow into a Godzilla-like monster whenever he goes to sleep and he starts eating everything in sight. Now the gang is running around Tokyo trying to get away from the police who want to capture Shaggy. Originally aired September 13, 2003.
  2. 'Mummy Scares Best' - While in Egypt on an archaeological dig with Melbourne O'Reilly, the gang encounters Pharaoh Scamses the 15th – a mummy who has a knack of turning tourists into zombie minions. Originally aired September 20, 2003.
  3. 'High-Tech House of Horrors' - The gang ends up going to a future fair in Omaha; however, the main attraction the house of the future is closed due to the mysterious disappearance of a teenager. The creator of the house, Professor Ostwald, tells the gang that nothing is wrong; however, after Daphne disappears, the gang has to go back to the house to search for her, but are soon locked in along with the Blather Brothers and the reality TV star, Horatio Hidalgo. Originally aired October 4, 2003.
  4. 'The Fast and the Wormious' - After Fred decides to try his hand at cross-country racing, the gang is stuck with a giant worm, its fanatical worshipers and a racer who would resort to anything to win the race. Originally aired September 27, 2003.
  5. 'A Scooby-Doo Halloween' - After the gang solves another mystery, they go to Banning Junction to visit Velma's family for Halloween, but they meet ghostly scarecrows who try to ruin the festivities. The gang attempts to save the town before the ghost of Hank Banning appears. Originally aired October 24, 2003.
  6. 'The Vampire Strikes Back' - The gang travels to an old Transylvanian castle on a rainy night to watch the shooting of the Hex Girls' new music video. When they arrive, they find out that the band is breaking up, since a vampire is on the loose. Fred decides to go straight to trapping the vampire. They do so, only for Fred to turn into a bat. It's up to Scooby and the gang to solve the mystery. Originally aired October 18, 2003.
  7. 'Homeward Hound' - After the gang votes on their next destination, they end up at the annual dog show courtesy of Scooby. There, Shaggy runs into an old acquaintance, Meadow, and her dog, Milady Moonbeam. However, the gang then has an unpleasant run-in with a Cat Creature who seems bent on ruining the dog-show and stealing the puppies of former winner dog, Crissie. Originally aired October 25, 2003.
  8. 'The San Franpsycho' - The gang goes to the Grind Games in San Francisco to meet an old friend, Ryan Sheckler, who is participating. However, they soon find out that the games are being terrorized by the San Franpsycho, the ghost of a former Alcatraz inmate. Originally aired March 20, 2004.
  9. 'Recipe for Disaster' - After Shaggy wins a trip to the Scooby Snack Factory, the gang prepares for a well deserved holiday. Unfortunately, there is very high security in the factory due to spies, and worst of all a monster covered in Scooby Snack batter is scaring away the workers. Originally aired March 23, 2004.
  10. 'Simple Plan and the Invisible Madman' - En route to the Montreal Rock Festival, the gang runs into Simple Plan. As both their vans are wrecked, they have to spend the night at a nearby ghost town. It soon becomes obvious that something invisible is out to get Simple Plan, and even worse for Velma, Gibby Norton is also present in the ghost town. Originally aired March 22, 2004.
  11. 'Uncle Scooby and Antarctica' - While trying to bring a penguin named Little Pete back to Antarctica, the gang stumbles upon a fish-like creature, that has imprisoned a professor under the ice. Originally aired March 25, 2004.
  12. 'New Mexico, Old Monster' - An ancient bird kidnaps locals from a Native American reservation in New Mexico, where Shaggy, Scooby, and the gang visit Shaggy's old friend, Jimmy Proudwolf and his dog, Shooby. Shaggy is about to enter a contest with a sculpture he made of Scooby's head, but the bird steals it, right before kidnapping Daphne. Originally aired March 26, 2004.
  13. 'It's All Greek to Scooby' - Whilst vacationing in Greece, Shaggy's purchase of a mysterious amulet only serve to cause a centaur to chase him. Originally aired March 27, 2004.
  14. 'Large Dragon at Large' - In the middle of a Renaissance fair in Scotland, a dragon starts terrorizing everyone. Originally aired March 24, 2004.

    Season 3 (January 29, 2005 to July 21, 2006) 
  1. '"Fright House of a Lighthouse' - When the gang stays with Fred's uncle, they attempt to unmask the ghost of a lighthouse keeper who is causing havoc to local ships. In addition, one of the ships the keeper sank has returned as a ghost ship. Originally aired January 29, 2005.
  2. 'Go West, Young Scoob' - The gang travels to an old western town, Cyber Gulch, where the robot residents have spiraled out of control. Originally aired February 5, 2005.
  3. 'Wrestle Maniacs' - Fred enters a wrestling competition that is haunted by the ghost of a former wrestler, now a contorted mutant known as "The Titanic Twist." Originally aired February 12, 2005.
  4. 'A Scooby-Doo Valentine' - The gang investigates some mysterious disappearances of teenagers on Lovers Lane, while Shaggy and Scooby catch up with old girlfriends, but the culprits behind it all appear to be the gang themselves. Originally aired February 11, 2005.
  5. 'Ready to Scare' - The gang heads to Paris to see Daphne's cousin Danika win "Model of the Year," but they discover she has been abducted by a gargoyle from the Notre Dame cathedral that has come to life. Originally aired February 19, 2005.
  6. 'Farmed and Dangerous' - The gang goes to visit Mr. B and the Secret Six puppies on their new farm, but soon discover that a demon farmer is haunting their farm, which was built over an ancient graveyard, and wants the puppies gone. It's up to Scooby and the gang to unravel the mystery. Originally aired February 26, 2005.
  7. 'Diamonds Are a Ghoul's Best Friend' - The gang heads to Russia to see the USA ice hockey team play against Russia for the Emperor Cup, but they encounter the ghost of a former Russian hockey player who has stolen the trophy and now haunts the stadium. Brett Hull guest stars. Originally aired March 5, 2005.
  8. 'A Terrifying Round with a Menacing Metallic Clown' - Shaggy competes in a mini-golf tournament that is terrorized by a giant metallic clown. In a surprising twist of events, Shaggy, driven by his desire to win the tournament, faces the monster boldly, and it is Velma, who is scared of clowns, who ends up frightened by the monster. Originally aired March 12, 2005.
  9. 'Camp Comeoniwannascareya' - Scooby and Shaggy go to a summer camp to volunteer, unaware that the camp is haunted by a slimy creature known as The Toxic Terror. Originally aired March 19, 2005.
  10. 'Block-Long Hong Kong Horror' - The gang travels to Hong Kong so that Shaggy can get his rubber duck repaired, while the city is terrorized by a Chinese dragon who has stolen an expensive ring. Originally aired March 26, 2005.
  11. 'Gentlemen, Start Your Monsters!' - Fred competes in a car race, with the rest of the gang as his pit crew. However, none of them realize that it involves a skeleton racer driving a monster truck. Originally aired April 2, 2005.
  12. 'Gold Paw' - Once again, the gang visits the Secret Six puppies at Fort Knox, but come to discover that a creature made of gold is haunting the place, turning everything he touches into solid gold. Meanwhile, Shaggy and Scooby do everything in their power to keep the Gold-Ade factory open. Originally aired April 9, 2005.
  13. 'Reef Grief!' - Shaggy and Scooby enter a sandcastle building competition in Australia, but later discover that a monster made from coral is on the loose, and the builders are disappearing under the sand. Originally aired April 16, 2005.
  14. 'E-Scream' - Velma plans to relax while the rest of the gang takes part in a video game convention, but soon finds she has to contend with a virtual-reality game come to life. Originally aired July 21, 2006.

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