The BEST Episodes of A Pup Named Scooby-Doo

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 23, 2021

Network: ABC (US)

For more than a decade, it looked as if this would be the final weekly Scooby Doo series. Following the unsuccessful run of The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo, the creators went back to the drawing board and turned the original "Mystery Inc." characters into small children, who now worked under the title of "The Scooby Doo Detective Agency." Gone were the days of a pup named Scrappy-Doo, this series ushered in the age of a pup named Scooby-Doo! Although they would have been this age in the '50s or '60s, the kids were far more like kids of the '80s, with computers, skateboards, and gadgets that were popularized far later. As in the original series, the villains of this series were always bad guys in rubber masks, a concept that they had gotten away from when Scrappy entered the show and the ghosts became real. More cartoonish than the rest of the shows, the characters seemed to nod back to the old Warner Bros. cartoons -- complete with bugging eyes, gaping jaws, and a myriad of hijinks an

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Terror, Thy Name is Zombo (aka Roller Ghoster Ride!)

#1 - Terror, Thy Name is Zombo (aka Roller Ghoster Ride!)

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 28, 1989

The Gang goes to the Coolsville amusement park. Shaggy and Scooby are excited because they will be the first ones to ride Monster Mountain - a giant roller coaster - for earning the most raffle tickets. Will they survive the emergence of a terrifying ghost clown?

star 9.24
90 votes
Mayhem of the Moving Mollusk

#2 - Mayhem of the Moving Mollusk

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 6, 1991

The Scooby-Doo Detective Agency helps keep a monster-catching agency from going out of business as a giant snail is terrorizes Coolsville..

star 9.09
91 votes
The Computer Walks Among Us

#3 - The Computer Walks Among Us

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 14, 1989

Velma wins first prize at her elementary school science fair with a computerized robot that Velma has programmed to do exactly what it's told. When mysterious locker robberies occur, Velma is the prime suspect. Things get even worse when her robot goes on a deadly rampage.

star 9.00
91 votes
Night of the Living Burger

#4 - Night of the Living Burger

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 7, 1989

Scooby and Shaggy get into a fight and give each other the silent treatment. Things take a serious turn when a burger-like creature comes to haunt them.

star 8.71
100 votes

#5 - Lights...Camera...Monster

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 3, 1988

Freddy is doing a new film edition to the Stinkweed series. He runs into the actor who plays Stinkweed who claims that he's being framed for some strange incidents.

star 8.65
130 votes
Dawn of the Spooky Shuttle Scare

#6 - Dawn of the Spooky Shuttle Scare

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 8, 1990

One of Velma's experiments is picked to be launched into space, but an astronaut ghost terrorizing the place thinks otherwise.

star 8.64
72 votes
The Babysitter from Beyond

#7 - The Babysitter from Beyond

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 15, 1988

Scooby and Shaggy go to see a scary film while dropping off Shaggy's baby sister at the sitters, but they are horrified when they find the sitter is hideous. What's worse is that the monster movie character has come to life and an escaped convict is on the loose.

star 8.56
147 votes
Horror of the Haunted Hairpiece

#8 - Horror of the Haunted Hairpiece

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 6, 1990

Daphne's parents decide that its time for her to get a job. so they assign her to manage the video arcade at the Coolsville mall. Her job takes a dreadful turn when a strange hair monster terrorizes The Gang.

star 8.55
64 votes
The Schnook Who Took My Comic Book

#9 - The Schnook Who Took My Comic Book

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 1, 1988

Scooby and Shaggy are at the Coolsville comic book convention where they learn their old friend has been saving the #1 comic book of Commander Cool for them. They find themselves in trouble when one Commander Cool's enemies comes to steal the comic book.

star 8.45
147 votes
Scooby Dude

#10 - Scooby Dude

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 5, 1988

The gang heads down to the beach where Velma's aunt works to help solve the mystery of her dolphins' disappearance. They also learn of a mysterious stranger prowling around the beach.

star 8.44
162 votes
Wrestle Maniacs

#11 - Wrestle Maniacs

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 3, 1990

The Gang attends the studio of CWF (Coolsville Wrestling Federation) but CWF is turning into GWF (Ghost Wrestlers Federation) when the ghost of a long dead wrestler shows up to ruin their fun.

star 8.38
94 votes
The Ghost of Mrs. Shusham

#12 - The Ghost of Mrs. Shusham

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 13, 1991

Shaggy and Scooby-Doo are haunted by The Ghost of Mrs. Shusham, the librarian who wants an extremely overdue library book back.

star 8.36
96 votes
Night of the Boogey Biker

#13 - Night of the Boogey Biker

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 8, 1990

Fed up with Freddy always blaming Red Herring for each mystery, the gang orders him to try to survive with out blaming Red Herring for each crime.

star 8.25
80 votes
Snow Place Like Home

#14 - Snow Place Like Home

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 22, 1988

The gang heads down to a snowy mountain for the weekend. Their fun is turned into a disaster when a monstrous creature shows up to turn them into ice.

star 8.19
173 votes
Chickenstein Lives

#15 - Chickenstein Lives

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 30, 1989

Freddy and the gang are visiting the company that prints a magazine that Freddy enjoys reading. Suddenly it takes a serious turn when one of the magazines so called fictional characters comes to life.

star 8.15
103 votes
The Spirit of Rock 'n Roll

#16 - The Spirit of Rock 'n Roll

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 23, 1989

Daphne is excited about going to hear her favorite rock singer Buddy. That is until the ghost of a long dead rock singer comes and kidnaps Buddy.

star 8.11
98 votes

#17 - Robopup

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 26, 1988

The gang goes to spend a wonderful weekend at Daphne's house. They befriend her security guard who's helping Daphne try to find the thief that's in her house. Shaggy and Scooby soon discover that the thief is a dead chef that was fired years ago.

star 8.09
96 votes
Catcher on the Sly

#18 - Catcher on the Sly

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 20, 1991

A dog-catcher named Buster McMuttMawler tries many attempts to capture Scooby-Doo.

star 8.08
83 votes
Wanted Cheddar Alive

#19 - Wanted Cheddar Alive

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 24, 1988

At the Scooby Snack factory, where Scooby's food is being made a strange accident occurs at the cheese lab. The workers are all chased away by a strange cheese creature demanding that Scooby Snacks stop being made.

star 7.89
173 votes
The Were-Doo of Doo Manor

#20 - The Were-Doo of Doo Manor

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 31, 1991

The curse of the Were-Doo (Scooby family faints) threatens Scooby's family home.

star 7.76
84 votes
For Letter or Worse

#21 - For Letter or Worse

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 8, 1988

The gang go to the TV studio to appear on their favorite game show, but everything changes when the ghost of a long dead gangster appears.

star 7.74
147 votes
The Sludge Monster from the Earth's Core

#22 - The Sludge Monster from the Earth's Core

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 17, 1988

The Coolsville bank is robbed. The janitor says that he saw a monster in the vault but nobody believes him and he is accused of the robbery. He's proven right when Scooby finds the monster inside his doghouse.

star 7.71
184 votes
The Return of Commander Cool

#23 - The Return of Commander Cool

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 16, 1989

The doctor tells everybody to just play along with Shaggy's amnesia. So now Shaggy thinks he's Commander Cool. When he finally gets his memory back he doesn't remember what just happened.

star 7.61
109 votes
The Wrath of Waitro

#24 - The Wrath of Waitro

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 27, 1991

Commander Cool and Metal Mutt try to stop an evil caterer from taking over the world through his outrageous dishes.

star 7.60
81 votes
A Bicycle Built for Boo!

#25 - A Bicycle Built for Boo!

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 10, 1988

While putting up Shaggy's papers for his morning route, Scooby runs into a green monster that steals Shaggy's bike. The gang traces it to a haunted house where they find a room full of counterfeit money.

star 7.52
278 votes