The BEST episodes of The Scooby-Doo Show

Every episode of The Scooby-Doo Show ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of The Scooby-Doo Show!

The Scooby Doo Show premiered on ABC in September 1976 as part of The Scooby-Doo-Dynomutt Hour, in which new episodes of Scooby Doo shared an hour with a superhero dog named Dynomutt. It was a revamped version of Scooby Doo, Where Are You? which started on CBS in 1969.

Last Updated: 1/31/2024Network: ABC (US)Status: Ended
Vampire Bats and Scaredy Cats
92 votes

#1 - Vampire Bats and Scaredy Cats

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/17/1977

Lisa Banoh must be good friend of the Gang's seeing they decided to visit her on an island called 'Great Skull Island'. It is her 18th birthday after all, but still, did she have to have it on an island inhabited by vampire bats!

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The Chiller Diller Movie Thriller
97 votes

#2 - The Chiller Diller Movie Thriller

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/1/1977

Scooby-Doo, Scooby-Dum and the gang set out to protect Scoobys' cousin Scooby-Dee from the phantom of Milo Booth, a long dead silent film actor determined to keep Dee from remaking one of his greatest films.

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The Spooky Case of the Grand Prix Race
138 votes

#3 - The Spooky Case of the Grand Prix Race

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/8/1977

The gang goes to watch a grand prix race, only to run afoul of a phantom race car driver that makes the other drivers and their cars disappear!

Writer: Larz Bourne
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The Tar Monster
108 votes

#4 - The Tar Monster

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/7/1978

The gang decides to visit their pal, Professor Brikston in the lost city of Byzantius, Turkey. The city is soooo 'lost' that the only residence are the Professor, his helpers and of course, the TAR MONSTER!!!!

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Hang in There, Scooby-Doo
115 votes

#5 - Hang in There, Scooby-Doo

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/24/1977

The gang heads to the southwest to watch a hang gliding contest, only to run into a ghostly pterodactyl!

Writer: Dick Robbins
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A Scary Night with a Snow Beast Fright
95 votes

#6 - A Scary Night with a Snow Beast Fright

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/23/1978

The gang goes to visit their pal, Professor Krueger up in the North Pole, and he's disappeared before they get there. Turns out Jurassic Park is in full operation up in Santa Land as a fur covered dinosaur is wandering around. Was the Prof this beast's last main course?

Writer: Ton Dagenais
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The No-Face Zombie Chase Case
144 votes

#7 - The No-Face Zombie Chase Case

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/30/1976

Scooby witnesses a robbery at a coin store by a weird zombie. The gang chases the thief to a toy factory and learns that something else is there.

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Make a Beeline Away from That Feline
104 votes

#8 - Make a Beeline Away from That Feline

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/4/1978

Daphne's Aunt wins hands down for strangeness. Turns out her Aunt likes to morph into a cat creature and rob jewlery stores in her sleep. Talk about crazy.

Writer: Dick Conway
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A Menace in Venice
73 votes

#9 - A Menace in Venice

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/2/1978

The gang goes to visit their friend Antonio in Venice, Italy, and find that he's haunted by the ghost of an ancestor, the Ghostly Gondoleer, who seeks to steal the ancient necklace/family heirloom Antonio wears!

Writer: Ton Dagenis
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There's a Demon Shark in the Foggy Dark
198 votes

#10 - There's a Demon Shark in the Foggy Dark

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/25/1976

The gang's day of water-skiing comes to a halt when they get tangled up in a mystery involving missing pearls and a million year old shark monster!

Writer: Dick Robbins
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The Creepy Case of Old Iron Face
74 votes

#11 - The Creepy Case of Old Iron Face

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/21/1978

Yowza, old Ironface is sooooo mean, he waterskis on torpedo-like sharks. And he's so tough, that he had an iron mask welded to his bare skin and lived to scare about it.

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Creepy Cruise
148 votes

#12 - Creepy Cruise

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/22/1977

After winning a contest, the whole gang goes on a vacation cruise. On board the ship is a rather nice professor, along with some investors of his who are interested in his time machine. Testing out his time machine, for his investors, the professor unleashes a monster from five thousand years in the future into our modern world. Trapped on the boat, the gang have nothing else to do but return the mean monster to the future.

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The Curse of Viking Lake
146 votes

#13 - The Curse of Viking Lake

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/10/1977

The gang heads off to a fishing trip with Velma's uncle John, only to find Uncle John missing--and long dead Vikings and their ship haunting the area!

Writer: Tony DiMarco
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The Creepy Heap from the Deep
139 votes

#14 - The Creepy Heap from the Deep

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/29/1977

The gang is having a beach party when a bizarre monster emerges from the deep. Soon after they meet an old sea captain who tells them about the monster, only to have it steal his soul!

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A Creepy Tangle in the Bermuda Triangle
167 votes

#15 - A Creepy Tangle in the Bermuda Triangle

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/16/1978

While out on an ocean sailing trip, the gang run into a hurricane and end up stranded on a deserted island--which appears to be home base for a UFO that captures Hurricane Hunter aircraft!

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The Harum-Scarum Sanitarium
193 votes

#16 - The Harum-Scarum Sanitarium

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/23/1976

The gang gets lost while driving and runs into a state trooper who warns them to stay away from an old abandoned hospital. It's rumored to be haunted by a doctor that went mad years ago.

Writer: Larz Bourne
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The Spirits of '76
158 votes

#17 - The Spirits of '76

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 12/18/1976

In Washington D.C., the gang gets locked up in the Smithsonian Institute for the night. This institute, if you don't know, is chock full of antiques, inventions, and of course Ghosts!

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Watch Out! The Willawaw!
135 votes

#18 - Watch Out! The Willawaw!

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/9/1978

The Gang is waiting for Velma's Uncle to meet them but they get worried when he doesn't show up so they head back to his cabin they see something monstrous flying in the sky they learn that it's the willawaw an owl-like monster that according to legend will carry it's victim off when an owl calls the person's name but not only that but some owl creatures are on the loose.

Writer: Duane Poole
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The Creepy Creature of Vulture's Claw
80 votes

#19 - The Creepy Creature of Vulture's Claw

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/11/1978

Velma sure knows a lot of professors. Turns out her buddy, Professor Greer, is being stalked by a humanoid mantis, and man is this bad bug a creep.

The Diabolical Disc Demon
47 votes

#20 - The Diabolical Disc Demon

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/18/1978

At first glance, it would appear that Gene Simmons of Kiss fame is the Diabolical Disc Demon. But it isn't! The Demon is real and it has decided to haunt Jimmy Lewis, a rock 'n' roll star.

Writer: Duane Poole
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Watt a Shocking Ghost
171 votes

#21 - Watt a Shocking Ghost

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/2/1976

While driving through a terrible snow storm and low on gas, the gang stops by an abandoned winter wonderland amusement park. The mayor tells the gang the story about why the park is closed. Years ago, a terrible storm short circuited the power. One of the workmen was sent up a power pole to repair some damage, but there was a power surge and his body was never found. His ghost comes back to seek revenge known as the 10,000 volt ghost.

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The Headless Horseman of Halloween
136 votes

#22 - The Headless Horseman of Halloween

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/9/1976

The gang is having fun at a Halloween costume party with their friend who happens to be a descendant of Ichabod Crane. Their fun turns into a nightmare when the headless horseman shows up.

Writer: Dick Conway
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The Ghost of the Bad Humor Man
86 votes

#23 - The Ghost of the Bad Humor Man

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/11/1976

One rainy night Freddy lets Shaggy drive his precious Mystery Machine--and Shaggy wrecks it! Luckly for Shag, it wasn't his fault; he slid on a ton of popsicles laying in the street, right outside the Happy Humor Ice Cream factory. A trip inside to use the phone to get a tow truck turns into a mystery, complete with three Technicolor Phantoms--Chocolate, Strawberry and Vanilla! Scooby might love food, but these guys could ruin even his appetite!

Writer: Duane Poole
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Scooby-Doo, Where's the Crew?
82 votes

#24 - Scooby-Doo, Where's the Crew?

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/27/1976

The gang goes on a cruise abord the 'Sea Prowler' and come into contact with the Ghost of Captain Pescado. Turns out the ghost is pretty ok for a ghost, just as long as you don't go near his undersea treasure trove like the gang decided to. Then, Captain Pescado can turn into a pretty mean ghost.

Writer: Tom Dagenais
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A Frightened Hound Meets Demons Underground
133 votes

#25 - A Frightened Hound Meets Demons Underground

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/13/1976

The gang investigates the weird happenings of some ancient demons. They learn that the demons are after a talisman that will drive them back into the iron lid of an underground city where they belong.

Writer: Duane Poole
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