The BEST Episodes of The New Scooby-Doo Movies

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 28, 2020

Network: ABC (US)

Following a successful run of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?, The New Scooby-Doo Movies was the first of many reincarnations of the lovable talking hound's show. To boost the already increasing popularity of the series, each episode of The New Scooby Doo Movies featured a guest star -- ranging from celebrities like Sonny and Cher and Monkees frontman Davy Jones to characters from other Hanna/Barbara cartoons like Josie and the Pussycats and Speed Buggy. The format basically stayed the same -- the most notable change being that each episode doubled in size from a thirty minute episode to sixty minutes. Scooby and the gang still found themselves foiling the bad guys in rubber masks like in the original series, but this time around the guest stars would help out and be another source of comedic hijinks. This series ran for two seasons with a total of 24 episodes and has had a long life in syndication. There is a lot of confusion surrounding the official titles of the episodes, whic

Scooby-Doo Meets Laurel and Hardy

#1 - Scooby-Doo Meets Laurel and Hardy

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 11, 1972

While visiting a ski lodge, the gang run into bellhops Laurel and Hardy, who attempt to help the gang uncover the mystery of the ghost of Bigfoot... but Laurel and Hardy are even more cowardly than Scooby and Shaggy!

star 9.19
54 votes
The Ghost of the Red Baron

#2 - The Ghost of the Red Baron

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 18, 1972

The gang teams up again with the 3 Stooges, this time to unravel the mystery of the ghost of the Red Baron, who's scaring away all the crop dusting pilots.

star 8.20
54 votes
The Frickert Fracas

#3 - The Frickert Fracas

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 30, 1972

The gang accept Jonathan Winters' invitation to stay at Maude Frickert's farm, to take a break from chasing ghosts. But little do they realize that there's a phantom scarecrow running around the Frickert's farm....

star 8.15
60 votes
Writers: Henry Winkler
The Ghostly Creep from the Deep

#4 - The Ghostly Creep from the Deep

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 25, 1972

Scooby Doo and the gang team up with the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team again to solve the mystery of the ghost of Redbeard, the Pirate.

star 8.04
82 votes
Wednesday is Missing

#5 - Wednesday is Missing

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 22, 1972

When The Mystery Machine gets stuck, the gang find themselves paying a visit to nearby residents The Addams Family. But when Gomez and Morticia mistake them as the new housekeepers, the gang end up looking over the Addams home -- and trying to find the missing Wednesday. But has someone kidnapped Wednesday or is the Addams home really haunted?

star 7.97
103 votes
The Secret of Shark Island

#6 - The Secret of Shark Island

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 28, 1972

While on the way to the beach to go surfing, a freak rainstorm appears from nowhere. The gang picks up Sonny and Cher, whose car has got a flat tire, and escort them to their vacation destination -- which turns out to be a dilapidated hotel. As a thank you, Sonny insists on having the kids stay on as thier guests -- but fate decided that anyway since when they go to leave, it's high tide and the narrow bridge that they drove across is underwater. As he shows them to their rooms, the concierge tells everyone the story of the legendary Shark God. Sonny, Cher and the gang finds themselves stuck at the condemned hotel bumping into the Shark God and unraveling another mystery.

star 7.95
87 votes
Mystery in Persia

#7 - Mystery in Persia

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 22, 1973

When the gang runs into Jeannie and Babu, they end up making a detour to Persia to stop an evil djinn.

star 7.81
52 votes
Sandy Duncan's Jekyll and Hyde

#8 - Sandy Duncan's Jekyll and Hyde

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 21, 1972

The gang arrives on the set of Sandy Duncan's remake of ""Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde"" just in time to battle the werewolf creature who's trying to sabotage the film.

star 7.76
82 votes
Guess Who's Knott Coming to Dinner

#9 - Guess Who's Knott Coming to Dinner

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 7, 1972

When the gang stop at Moody Manor to get directions, they find themselves mistaken for Captain Moody's neices and nephews by an assortment of characters who all resemble Don Knotts.

star 7.73
96 votes
The Haunted Candy Factory

#10 - The Haunted Candy Factory

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 20, 1973

Answering the cries of The Mamas and the Papas singer Cass Elliot, the gang find themselves trying to unmask the green globs who are running amok in her candy factory.

star 7.60
52 votes
The Ghastly Ghost Town

#11 - The Ghastly Ghost Town

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 9, 1972

When the Mystery Machine breaks down near The Three Stooge's ghost town theme park, the gang try to figure out who's been sabotaging the Stooge's rides and running away the tourists.

star 7.52
156 votes
The Haunted Horseman of Hagglethorn Hall

#12 - The Haunted Horseman of Hagglethorn Hall

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 2, 1972

To rejuvinate the tourism that's dropped off since the rumours of ghosts have circulated, the gang helps former-Monkee Davy Jones prove that the Horseman of his Hagglethorn Hall is a phony.

star 7.48
58 votes
The Exterminator

#13 - The Exterminator

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 6, 1973

Showbiz must be treating former Get Smart agent Don Adams badly -- he's been reduced to running the Adams Extermination Company. When he's sent to Horror Hill to eliminate the vermin from horror actor Lorne Chumley's mansion, the gang helps out, unaware of the dangers that lie within.

star 7.39
59 votes
The Loch Ness Mess

#14 - The Loch Ness Mess

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 30, 1972

After seeing the sights in historical Boston, the gang is off to pay a surprise visit to Shaggy's Great Uncle Nathaniel. On the way they stumble upon The Harlem Globetrotters, who are picnicing and trying to rest up after a string of games they played around Boston. Back on the road to Uncle Nat's, Shaggy takes control of The Mystery Machine, and they begin to encounter ghosts resembling Paul Revere and soldiers of war in the road along the way. When the gangs get to Uncle Nat's, he reveals that the ghosts have scared everyone away -- and they're doing they're best to try to scare him away too. Soon the kids, Globetrotters and Uncle Nat begin running into ghosts all over the house. The following morning, everyone is on their way to a local cove when Uncle Nat tells them to keep their eyes peeled for a sea serpent that's been spotted in the lake -- subsequently Shaggy, Scooby, Meadowlark, and Curly encounter the the monster while scuba-diving. Fred and Velma come to the conclusion

star 7.37
38 votes
A Good Medium is Rare

#15 - A Good Medium is Rare

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 14, 1972

When the gang find a lost dog, they return her to her owner -- Phyllis Diller. They soon learn that Ms. Diller's house is haunted, presumably by the ghosts of her deceased husbands. But is it really ghosts. . .or someone trying to scare her into giving out the combination for her safe, which houses her priceless jewel collection?

star 7.33
109 votes
Scooby-Doo Meets Dick Van Dyke

#16 - Scooby-Doo Meets Dick Van Dyke

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 27, 1973

The gang takes a trip to the carnival to escape their ghost-chasing troubles, only to find Dick Van Dyke owns and operates the park. . .which is haunted.

star 7.32
82 votes
The Spirited Spooked Sports Show

#17 - The Spirited Spooked Sports Show

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 29, 1973

While visiting Velma's former school, the gang run into Tim Conway, who's coaching there. Now it's up to them to unmask the ghost of a former athlete who's running amok...

star 7.31
55 votes
The Mystery of Haunted Island

#18 - The Mystery of Haunted Island

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 8, 1973

When the Mystery Machine runs out of gas, the gang find their way into a seemingly deserted cabin where The Harlem Globetrotters are relaxing and practicing for a big game. Everyone decides to take the excursion boat to Picnic Island, but they soon disccover that the island is no picnic -- beginning when they see a life preserver on the deserted Picnic Island Queen that reads ""The Haunted Island Queen."" Suddenly the ship sets sail with nobody at the wheel -- that is meant literally when the gang discovers a pair of hands in command of the wheel. When the ship arrives at Haunted Island, they take refuge in a deserted mansion where statues come to life, books fly off the shelves, buzzards pop out of cuckoo clocks, and ghosts and secret passages are everywhere. It's up to the gang and the Globetrotters to figure out the mystery of Haunted Island. . .but will the Globetrotters make it back in time for the big game? And if they do, will they have the strength to stay awake?

star 7.24
41 votes
The Weird Winds of Winona

#19 - The Weird Winds of Winona

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 13, 1973

The Mystery Machine breaks down and the gang find themselves running into Speed Buggy and his friends. It's up to the two gangs to discovery the mystery of the winds that blow through the town that they've been stranded in.

star 7.24
25 votes
The Caped Crusader Caper

#20 - The Caped Crusader Caper

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 16, 1972

In Batman and Robin's second appearance on this series, Scooby and the gang try to foil Joker and Penguin's attempts to steal a flying suit from a goofy scientist.

star 7.23
35 votes
The Haunted Showboat

#21 - The Haunted Showboat

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 15, 1973

The gang gets lost on their way to the Tom Sawyer festival and wind up getting stuck on a dock near an old showboat, The Dixie Queen. Thinking the boat is abandoned, the gang decide to investigate and end up bumping into Josie and the Pussycats, who were slated to perform there. The band informs the gang that The Dixie Queen is haunted. With the ensuing storm, ghosts or not, everyone decides to take refuge aboard the ship and before long the ghosts of Captain Scavenger and Engine Joe begin to show themselves. . . With the help of Josie and the Pussycats, it's up to those meddling kids to unmask the ghosts!

star 7.18
56 votes
The Dynamic Scooby Doo Affair

#22 - The Dynamic Scooby Doo Affair

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 16, 1972

When The Mystery Machine breaks down (as is expected) the gang bump into smugglers (loading crates into an airplane), Batman and Robin, a little old lady, and a punching clown filled with counterfeit cash. A tip leads them to the carnival. . .where they find Joker and Penguin behind the kooky counterfeit caper. As is usually the case with these villainous villains, our heroes wind up in a funhouse hideout.

star 6.78
122 votes
The Phantom of the Country Music Hall

#23 - The Phantom of the Country Music Hall

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 9, 1972

Accepting an invitation from their friend Jerry Reed, Scooby and the gang arrive at the Country Music Hall -- but Mr. Reed is nowhere to be found. Yet his music echoes through the halls. . .

star 6.70
27 votes
The Spooky Fog

#24 - The Spooky Fog

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 4, 1972

The gang ends up in Juneberry (spoofing Mayberry), where Officer Don Knotts insists that they spend the night -- in jail...

star 6.34
80 votes