NOTE: Shout out examples under here are specifically for What's New, Scooby-Doo?.
Certain shout outs for The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo belong here
Certain shout outs for A Pup Named Scooby-Doo belong here.
Certain shout outs for Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated belong here.
Certain shout outs for the direct-to-videos belong here.
Certain shout outs for the rest of the Scooby-Doo franchise belong here.
- At one point, J.J. Hakimoto says "Just when you thought it was safe to go back."
- Australian adventurer and explorer Melbourne O'Reilly is an expy of Steve Irwin, even saying "Crikey!"
- The sound effect used for the dinosaur was used for a certain T. rex.
- The pterosaurs in the 3D movie are Palette Swaps of Turu.
"There's No Creature Like Snow Creature"
- Episode title is based on an old Broadway song "There's No Business Like Show Buisness."
- A wheelchair bound Fred watches Daphne from his hotel room through binoculars as she is attacked by the titular snow creature.
- Shaggy makes a couple of references to Frosty the Snowman, at one point quipping that there's no way the snow monster is a jolly happy soul and at another point getting the creature's attention by yelling "I've got your corn cob pipe and button nose right here!"
- When instructing Daphne and Velma on how to work the trap to capture the snow monster, Fred refers to the snow monster as Snow Miser.
"It's Mean, It's Green, It's the Mystery Machine"
- The Mystery Machine driving by itself and attacking people.
- The Mystery Machine going "Chi chi chi chi kill kill kill" parodies the sound effect from Friday the 13th but later in the episode, is was the piano.
- Fred said he wanted to paint the Mystery Machine red, referencing to its color from The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo.
- The Dinwiddies could be based on the Partridge family or the Von Trapp family.
"Riva Ras Regas"
- Stage magician Mr. Wacky Pants bears a striking similarity to Rip Taylor, who also voices him.
"Safari, So Goodi!"
- Dr. Joan Goodfew from is based on renowned conservationist Jane Goodall.
- The "Katie" of Captain Robbie Kumbazi's boat "Capetown Katie" may be from Katharine Hepburn who played a leading role in The African Queen, a classic movie about an African boat.
"A Scooby-Doo! Christmas"
- In the end of William Fagen Higginson is said to be the richest man in town, as in friends.
- The headless snowman shouts "Oh I'm melting! Oh what a world!" when he melts.
- The monster is known as "The Headless Snowman of Winter Hollow".
"Space Ape at the Cape"
- Velma had an experiment of hers going on the space shuttle before.
- Yabba-Doo and Deputy Dusty from Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Puppy Hour can be seen twice in this episode.
"Toy Scary Boo"
- When (almost) nobody is around, toys come to life.
- The episode title was probably meant to sound like Toy Story 2.
- Security guard Walter Claphammer's voice and face bears an uncanny resemblance to Don Knotts.
- Walter even sounds like Agent Pleakley.
- Episode title is a play on 1984 film The Natural.
- There's a cute blonde named Googy working the snack bar.
- Major League baseball star Mike Piazza makes a cameo in the final scene.
"Lights! Camera! Mayhem!"
- The plot for fictional movie 'The Modem' has it being taken place in a fax machine.
- The title is Richard P. Fungus' battle cry.
- The episode title also shares the same episode title of A Pup Named Scooby-Doo.
- Wrestling move "Malachi Crunch" comes from the Malachi Brothers in demolition derby where they'd get an opponent between their cars and ram into it.
- Masked wrestler Sparrow Man is a parody of Birdman and Hawkman with his bird mask.
- There is a character named Bosepheus, , as in Hank William Jr's nickname.
"Ready to Scare"
- Sonny Les Matines resembles the hunchback of Notre Dame, Quasimodo.
- Sonny's name is also a pun on a line from the song Frère Jacques.
"Pompeii and Circumstances"
- Episode title is a play on Pomp and Circumstances.
- Scooby and Shaggy have an accidental kiss while eating a plate of spaghetti.
"Big Appetite in Little Tokyo"
- We have a monstrous green reptile-like 50-foot Shaggy attacking Tokyo.
- Episode title is based off Big Trouble in Little China.
"The Fast and the Wormiest"
- Episode title is a reference to The Fast and the Furious.
- The worms that attack the racers could be a reference to Dune, Beetlejuice or Tremors.
"The Vampire Strikes Back"
- Owen DeCassle is based on Vincent Price/Vincent Van Ghoul, and also incorporates some mannerisms of Professor Ratigan from the above-mentioned The Great Mouse Detective.
- The Hex girls are dressed as vampire brides filming a video clip at a Transylvanian Castle.
- The episode title is based on Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.
- Not only does J.J. Hakimoto again says tagline "Just when you thought it was safe to go back" but he also says "In space, no one can hear you scream."
"A Scooby-Doo Halloween"
- Curtis dresses up as Hong Kong Phooey at the costume party, getting pretty ticked off when the gang fails to recognize him.
- Three people dressed as the cowardly lion, the Scarecrow and Dorothy approach Shaggy disguised as one of the pumkinhead robots.
- Animated versions of Kiss appears during the party.
- When two pumpkinheads approach Shaggy who's at the snack bar, a spotlight with silhouette of Scooby's head gets their attention.
- The scene then pans to Scooby, wearing a long sleeved shirt and red cape, coming to Shaggy's rescue.
- In one scene, Scooby leads two pumkinhead robots to Shaggy dressed as a werewolf and takes a picture.
"High-Tech House of Horrors"
- At one point, the house's screen goes static and a laughing Jolly Roger appears.
- When the gang finds Billy, he's held down on a table with a laser beam making its way toward his crotch.
- The robot's name "Jeeves" comes from the highly-competent valet in several novels and short stories by P. G. Wodehouse.
- According to Fred, Horatio Hidalgo has his own show called 'Scare Factor.' (also a term used by the Closing Logo Group's wiki on what logos are scary or not.)
- The episode features a Reality Show entitled Scare Factor.
- The mother dog Chrissie resembles Amber the dog though with a collar instead of a red bandanna.
- When the gang arrives at the dog show, a female dog in the foreground strongly resembles Scooby-Dee, Scooby-Doo's cousin.
- Does the episode's plot of a woman kidnapping puppies with the help of two hired thugs sound familiar?
"The San Franpsycho"
- Alcatraz prisoner Clint Morris is based on Chuck Norris.
- It's also a reference to the film Escape From Alcatraz in which Clint Eastwood played prisoner Frank Morris.
"Recipe for Disaster"
- There are homages to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The gang wins a tour of the factory as a result of winning a contest, Earnest Baily wears a top hat like Willy Wonka, Scooby and Shaggy want to drink from a flowing river of food and are sucked up a pipe like Augustus Gloop, Both Shaggy and Scooby are nearly pulled into a fan like Charlie Bucket, Shaggy and Scooby are nearly fed to an incinerator like Veruca Salt, Shaggy and Scooby become so full that become round and have to be rolled like Violet Beauregarde, a giant-size product package catches the monster like the one in the room that tempts Mike Teavee, and a glass elevator goes up into the air like in its sequel.
"New Mexico, Old Monster"
- Looney Tunes characters Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner appear at the beginning, two minutes into the episode.
- One of the rare birds on Avery Orenthal's checklist is Tweety Bird.
- A pictograph chief look like Fred Flintstone.
"It's All Greek to Scooby"
- In order to scare the centaur, Shaggy, Scooby, Fred, Daphne and Velma dress up as a Cyclops, Cerberus, a minotaur, Medusa and the Hydra, respectively.
- The titled episode is based on the quote "but, for my own part, it was Greek to me" from a play by William Shakespeare.
"Go West, Young Scoob"
"A Scooby-Doo Valentine"
- Daphne makes a reference to her live action theatrical counterpart:"An extra? Huff! Was Sarah Michelle Gellar too busy!?"
- Cartoon versions of Grey DeLislenote , Frank Welkernote , Mindy Cohnnote and Casey Kasemnote appear.
"Simple Plan and the Invisible Madmen"
- The invisible madmen are like The Invisible Man.
- Gibby Norton, who also appears in "The Fast and the Wormious" and "Go West, Young Scoob" sounds like Mandark, not to mention both are madly in love with someone who doesn't return the feelings.
"Uncle Scooby and Antartica"
"Gentlemen, Start Your Monsters"
- The names of the two kids are Jimmy and Cindy.
"Farmed and Dangerous"
- The name Neville Poppenbacher parodies iconic character Orville Redenbacher of a popcorn brand.
- Farmer Bee is a caricature of Joseph Barbera.
"Diamonds are a Ghoul's Best Friend"
- Episode title is a pun on "diamonds are a girl's best friend."
- NHL All-Star Brett Hull makes a guest appearance.
"A Terrifying Round with a Menacing Clown"
- A flashback shows the gang as preteens.
- Cougar Forest is an obvious reference to celebrity golf champion Tiger Woods.
- Fred makes a reference to Jaws 2.
- Episode title is based on E3.
- "The Osomons" is a play on real world game Pokémon, though the designs seem to be expies of Furby mixed with the Tasmanian Devil.
- "The Gooey-ohs" is a play on real world game Yu-Gi-Oh!.
"Block Long Hong Kong Terror"
- Fred twice does the crane pose from The Karate Kid.
"Big Scare in the Big Easy"
- The episode song quotes the entire chorus of "Magic Dance," only changing the word "babe" to "man" each time.