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NOTE: Shout-Out examples under here are for specific entries in the Scooby Doo franchise that don't have their own page.
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-video films belong here.
Certain shout outs for the rest of the Scooby-Doo franchise belong here.


"3-D Struction"

"There's No Creature Like Snow Creature"

  • Episode title is based on an old Broadway song, "There's No Business Like Show Business."
  • 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!"
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  • 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"

"Riva Ras Regas"

  • Stage magician Mr. Wacky Pants bears a striking similarity to Rip Taylor, who also voices him.

"Safari, So Goodi!"

"A Scooby-Doo! Christmas"

"She Sees Sea Monsters by the Sea Shore"

"Space Ape at the Cape"

"Toy Scary Boo"

  • The episode title is an obvious play on Toy Story 2.
  • Security guard Walter Claphammer's voice and face bear an uncanny resemblance to Don Knotts.

"The Unnatural"

"Lights! Camera! Mayhem!"

"Wrestle Maniacs"

  • The episode title was previously used for 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 Williams Jr.'s nickname.

"Ready to Scare"

"Pompeii and Circumstances"

  • Episode title is a play on Sir Edward Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance".
  • Scooby and Shaggy have an accidental kiss while eating a plate of spaghetti.

"Big Appetite in Little Tokyo"

"The Fast and the Wormious"

"The Vampire Strikes Back"

"A Scooby-Doo Halloween"

"High-Tech House of Horrors"

"Homeward Hound"

"The San Franpsycho"

  • Alcatraz prisoner Clint Morris is a reference to the film Escape from Alcatraz, in which Clint Eastwood played prisoner Frank Morris.
  • The out-of-control streetcar scene references the 1996 action film The Rock, and then smashing a pane of glass and going off a pier and into the bay is from the car chase scene in What's Up, Doc?. Both films were set in San Francisco.

"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.
  • References to other animation franchises that are all now produced by Warner Bros. Animation:

"New Mexico, Old Monster"

"It's All Greek to Scooby"

"Go West, Young Scoob"

  • The title makes fun of the quote, "Go West, young man."
  • Episode took clear inspiration from Westworld.
  • Sherriff John Lawman acts and speaks like John Wayne.

"A Scooby-Doo Valentine"

"Simple Plan and the Invisible Madman"

  • 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 (and is voiced by the same actor as) Mandark, not to mention both are madly in love with someone who doesn't return the feelings.

"Uncle Scooby and Antartica"

  • Dr. Arimand Zola shares a similar name to Marvel comic book super villain Arnim Zola.
  • "Uncle Scooby" is what Scrappy-Doo calls him.
  • A guy whines, "That thing! That thing!" referring to a monster lurking in the Arctic.

"Gentlemen, Start Your Monsters"

"Farmed and Dangerous"

"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.

"Reef Grief!"

  • 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!.
  • While doing a video shooting game, Daphne does the signature action poses of Neo and Trinity in The Matrix.

"Block Long Hong Kong Terror"

"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.