T.V. Series Review: Scooby Doo Mysteries Incorporated Season 1

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Scooby Doo Mysteries Incorporated Season 1 Summary

Season 1, Episode 1: Beware the Beast from Below

A slime monster living underneath Crystal Cove is cocooning anyone who gets in its way. Despite being warned not to continue investigating by their parents and authority figures, the gang attempts to solve the mystery. While investigating the caves under Crystal Cove, Daphne finds a locket containing a photo of a young couple. The gang realizes that the cocoon is made of a frozen yogurt-like substance from a new dessert shop, then realize that the new shop and the bank are near each other. After trapping the monster in the dessert shop, they reveal the monster is their science teacher who was trying to tunnel into the bank. Later, the gang receives a call from “Mr. E”, who says “the real mystery has just begun”.

Season 1, Episode 2: The Creeping Creatures

Mr. E informs the gang that a mystery is waiting in the nearby ghost town of Gatorsburg. The theft of their engine prompts them to check into the local hotel. A sinister messages appears to Scooby, who is later forced to spend the night in the Mystery Machine. He’s attacked by gator people, and leads them back into the hotel where they chase the gang, only stopping once the gang steps out of Gatorsburg. The gang returns, and realizes that the gator people are passing artificial gatorskin products off as real. They reveal that the gator people are the only three residents of the town (the hotel’s owner, her son, and her brother, the mechanic).

Season 1, Episode 3: The Secret of the Ghost Rig

Crystal Cove is being terrorized by a mysterious ghost truck that has been running people off the highways. Meanwhile, crystal doorknobs all over the city have been disappearing, The gang investigates, discovering that the truck is outfitted with unique tires. They follow the tire tracks to a secret hideout where all the crystal doorknobs are stashed. Meanwhile, while Mayor Jones is running against George Avacados for reelection, Barty and Nan Blake try to set Daphne up with wealthy heir Rung Ladderton. With Angel’s help, the gang finds out that Avacados purchased tires identical to those on the ghost truck, and that his father stole a priceless diamond long ago and hid it as a doorknob. Suspecting Avacados, the gang traps the ghost truck, only to discover its driver is Rung, who is not as wealthy as the Blakes believed and needs the diamond to restore his fortune.

Season 1, Episode 4: Revenge of the Man Crab

A giant crab interrupts a volleyball game at the Crystal Cove beach, taking the players hostage. This reflects badly on the game’s sponsors, Trickle’s Triquid. Fred constructs a trap for the crab, but it fails, and the crab takes Daphne. The gang then discovers a system of tunnels and catwalks under the beach, which the crab uses to get around. The gang traps the crab, revealing it to be the water company’s mascot, Bud Shelton, who came up with the Triquid formula which Trickle stole and took credit for. Meanwhile, Mr. E sends the gang a newspaper article about four kids who disappeared in the caves, which Daphne uses to identify the kids in the locket photo

Season 1, Episode 5: The Song of Mystery

A monster called Que Horrifico is turning the children of Crystal Cove into monsters, prompting the parents to move away. At school, Fred is being tutored by Mary-Ann Gleardon, who believes she’s too smart for everyone. To help solve the mystery, Velma and the gang speak with a teacher at school who is familiar with Que Horrifico but believes he turns into the monster at night. They agree to watch him for the night, only for the real Que Horrifico to appear, commanding the children attack the gang. The gang accidentally turn a television on, and the children sit down to watch, revealing themselves to simply be pretending to be monsters. The gang traps Que Horrifico, who is revealed to be Mary-Ann, who wanted a Crystal Cove with no adults so she could turn the city into her utopia.

Season 1, Episode 6: The Legend of Alice May

Fred falls for new student Alice May, who he asks out to prom, much to Daphne’s disgust. She later notices suspicious behavior from Alice, and investigates, finding more suspicious behavior. Meanwhile, the gang stumbles onto the mystery of a ghost girl kidnapping her prom dates. They follow the clues to a cemetery, where the ghost girl attacks them. They hide in a crypt, where they find clues relating to the crimes of Deacon Carlswell, the Creeper. They also find a yearbook, where the original Mystery Incorporated is listed as a club. Everyone goes to prom, where the ghost girl attacks. The gang traps her, revealing her to be Alice. She’s Deacon’s daughter, and wants revenge on the gang for getting her father locked up. Later, a man working for Mr. E releases Alice from prison, revealing Deacon never had a daughter and she was working for Mr. E as well. The man wants the gang to “start looking into the real mystery hiding beneath Crystal Cove – a mystery that led to the disappearance of four youths; a mystery whose time has come to be solved.”

Season 1, Episode 7: In Fear of the Phantom

The Hex Girls, Velma’s favorite band, come to Crystal Cove on tour. Their concert is interrupted by The Phantom, who wants them to stop making and performing music. The Hex Girls refuse, so the Phantom attacks them, injuring lead singer Thorn. Daphne is tasked with performing as the new lead with an original song, and Fred realizes he has feeling for her. Scooby, angry with Shaggy for choosing prom with Velma over the movie marathon, replaces him with a puppet. The Phantom attacks while they’re fighting, and Shaggy notices the Phantom’s pants match those of former internet sensation Fantzee Pants. The gang traps the Phantom when he tries to attack Daphne at the final concert, revealing him to be The Hex’s Girls’ writer, Daniel Frezette, also known as Fantzee Pants, who wanted revenge on The Hex Girls for unintentionally causing his career to tank.

Season 1, Episode 8: The Grasp of the Gnome”

The gang attends Crystal Cove’s Royal Knights Fair, where an evil gnome is paralyzing those dressed as pirates to punish them for their historical inaccuracy. Velma reveals her relationship with Shaggy, while the gang begins to suspect one of the fair’s owners who vocally expresses hate for pirates and is short enough to be the gnome. While trying to trap the gnome, Shaggy is captured. Later, the gang successfully traps the gnome, revealing it to be Gil Littlefoot, who wanted to frame his wife for the attacks to claim her fortune. As the gang is walking through the fair, a hooded figure drops a box at Velma’s feet. Inside is a note from Mr. E, telling Velma “this has all happened before” and a picture of the original Mystery Incorporated with their parrot, Professor Pericles, circled in red.

Season 1, Episode 9: Battle of the Humungonauts

Two monsters, named Humungonauts by Sheriff Stone, are destroying properties in Crystal Cove. Fred decides the gang should call themselves Mystery Incorporated after those that came before them, and orders the gang uniforms. Shaggy is forced to chose between Velma and Scooby. Mr. E helps point out to the gang that each Humungonaut is only destroying properties owned by a certain insurer. They trap the monsters, revealing them to be brothers Jax and Max Minner, who are attacked buildings insured by the other.

Season 1, Episode 10: “Howl of the Fright Hound

When a violent dog begins terrorizing Crystal Cove, Stone wrongfully arrests and locks up Scooby-Doo. Velma finds a robotic leg at the scene of the crime, and accuses Jason Wyatt from her robotics class who is obsessed with her. The gang then goes to visit Scooby in Crystal Cove’s Animal Asylum, where they encounter the criminal genius Professor Pericles. He warns Fred to beware those closest to him. The hound attacks, and the gang breaks Scooby out. They trap the dog and its owner, revealing the owner to be Jason’s mother, who wants revenge on the gang for not befriending Jason. Shaggy chooses Scooby over Velma, reflecting on how much he missed his dog. Velma is unimpressed, and receives a text from Mr. E telling them to “follow the parrot”. A news article reveals Pericles has escaped the Asylum.

Season 1, Episode 11: The Secret Serum

While the gang grows more divided, a vampire is stealing seemingly random items from around Crystal Cove. Velma and Daphne investigate separately, suspecting Nan Blake, while the Fred, Shaggy, and Scooby investigate the botanical gardens. The gang reunites when the vampire steals an orchid. They visit the Dinkley library, where Ed secretly helps Daphne discovers a joke youth serum requiring all the ingredients that have so far been stolen. They fail to capture the vampire when they try to trap her in a restaurant’s wine cellar, but successfully capture her in a museum. She’s revealed to be Nan’s assistant, Sheila Altoonian, who is jealous of Nan’s looks. Despite the success, the gang is still split, with Velma suggesting “maybe we’re not a team anymore”.

Season 1, Episode 12: The Shrieking Madness

Now broken up, the gang decides to get on with their individual lives by touring the nearby Darrow University. When Char Gar Gothakon attacks the campus, the gang is forced to reunite. They investigate Prof. H.P. Hatecraft, who created the character. The attacks prompt him to admit his work is fiction, only for Char Gar Gothakon to kidnap him. The gang eventually traps the creature, revealing it to be student Howard E. Roberts, a superfan of Hatecraft’s who wanted to destroy his critics. The gang then finds a chest full of Crystal Cove’s history, and a note from Mr. E, saying the original Mystery Incorporated wouldn’t have disappeared if they’d had that chest.

Season 1, Episode 13: When the Cicada Calls

A cicada creature is attacking Destroido employees after demanding they quit their jobs. Meanwhile, a new teacher at Crystal Cove high is also against Destroido for how environmentally harmful they are, openly criticizing Shaggy and Scooby’s consumption of a Destroido-made snack. Because of the teacher’s love for cicadas and because of Daphne’s appreciation for him, Fred suspects the new teacher. The gang traps the creature at the Cicada Creature Festival, revealing it to be Grandma Moonbeam, the creator of the snack Shaggy and Scooby were eating, who wanted revenge on the company for changing her recipe.

Season 1, Episode 14: Mystery Solvers Club State Finals

The gang is forced to forfeit their place in the Mystery Solvers Club State Finals due to Scooby’s illness. However, Scooby suddenly makes a recovery, and the gang attends the convention. All the human mystery solvers are taken hostage by Lord Infernicus, while Scooby, JabberjawSpeed BuggyCaptain Caveman and J. Wellington “Mudsy” Muddlemore try and stop him. They discover that Infernicus has turned the humans into hamsters, then discover he’s trying to take them out of Crystal Cove via train. Scooby and friends rescue their humans, and reveal Infernicus to be The Funky Phantom, who is angry that he’s just seen as a side kick. Scooby then wakes up, revealing the entire mystery was a fever-induced dream, and the gang tells Scooby he’s much more than a sidekick.

Season 1, Episode 15: The Wild Brood

Much to Daphne’s dismay, Fred invites the gang on their second date. When the restaurant is attacked by a group of Orcs called the Wild Brood, Daphne and Velma eagerly ride off with them. Elsewhere, a dangerous weapon is stolen from an armory, and the culprit is shown to be an orc biker. Fred blames Odnarb, the Brood’s leader, while Daphne defends him. Velma notices a clue saying “swordfish” but she and Scooby are kidnapped by a shadow orc before she can inform anyone. The orc tells her to reroute a train or he’ll kill Scooby. Velma reflects on the irony of her having the chance to get Shaggy all to herself, then proudly admits she’d never do that to Scooby, and reroutes the train. She tells the Brood of the clue, and they realize that the shadow orc wants to steal the Swordfish game counsel. They reveal themselves to be a group of programmers and game developers, who dress up as orcs to blow off steam. They board the train to stop the shadow orc, who is revealed to be Maxwell, their copyboy who always wanted to work with them, not for them. Daphne is given the option to ride off with them, but chooses to stay with the gang

Season 1, Episode 16: Where Walks Aphrodite

Crystal Cove is taken over by Aphrodite, who spreads a love potion that turns the residents, including the gang, into love zombies. Scooby finds himself allied with Pericles, as both are unable to smell Aphrodite’s potion and are thus immune. They discover an antidote, gather the ingredients, and make it, narrowly escaping Aphrodite and her love zombies. Scooby frees the gang from the potion. Velma discovers that Aphrodite is Amanda Smythe, a former Crystal Cove High Student who was the victim of a cruel prank involving prom royalty. She’s going to have Crystal Cove throw a prom her where she’ll be crowned queen. The gang sneaks into the prom, doses everyone with the antidote, and traps Aphrodite. Pericles disappears, and later, Ed Machine appears to the gang. He shows them a message Pericles sent to Mr. E, revealing that he sent Amanda the potion. Helping Scooby retrieve the antidote ingredients allowed Pericles to obtain three items he needed for reasons unknown.

Season 1, Episode 17: Escape from Mystery Manor

The gang visits the ruins of the Darrow family manor, as the original Mystery Inc. was looking into them. They become trapped inside, and a strange voice tests them with various traps. Velma realizes that the voice think they’re the original Mystery Inc., as the traps are designed for them. As the gang searches for the voice, they find a golden disc piece. The voice, revealed to be Danny Darrow, the last survivor of the Darrow family, violently chases them as he tries to retrieve his disk piece. An earthquake causes the house to start falling apart, and upon realizing the gang is not the original Mystery Inc., Danny lets them keep the piece, hoping they can use it better than he and his family could. The gang escapes while Danny dies with the ruins of his mansion

Season 1, Episode 18: The Dragon’s Secret

Exchange student Mai Le arrives in Crystal Cove, and joins the gang at the Blake mansion for a dinner party with Mr. Wang, a visitor from China. There, a Red Wizard attacks and warns them to stay away from the Dragon’s Heart. Later, Mai Le and the gang are attacked by a White Wizard who is after Mai Le’s ring. The Red Wizard saves them, but the ring is already gone. Mr. Chen of the local internet cafe and tea house reveals himself to be the Red Wizard, tasked with protecting the Dragon’s Heart. Because the White Wizard now possesses all four rings, he can steal the Heart. The gang traps the White Wizard, revealed to be Mr. Wang, but the Heart remains missing. Mai Le is revealed to have stolen it, and she is stopped in the harbor by Shaggy and the gang

Season 1, Episode 19: NightFright

Scooby and Shaggy win a dinner with Vincent Van Ghoul, but the meal is interrupted by monsters from van Ghoul’s movies. The three run, but a fourth monster, Nightfright, emerges, prompting van Ghoul to reveal that Shaggy and Scooby are on a reality show where unsuspecting fans dine with van Ghoul only to get attacked by monsters from his movies. Nightfright, however, is not one of those monsters and is not part of the show. Fred, Daphne, and Velma arrive after being called for help. A script featuring Nightfright is found, and the monster is revealed to be Arcus Fentonpoof, who only wanted his script adapted by proving Nightfright is scary.

Season 1, Episode 20: The Siren’s Song

Lonely, Velma investigates a anonymous tip about “Fish Freaks” haunting an abandoned Destroido oil rig. She is attacked by the Fish Freaks, and discovers a mermaid called Amy sent the tip. Velma enlists the help of the gang, only for them to get captured. They discover the Fish Freaks are attempting to drill for oil, which would cause a major environmental disaster. The gang stops the Fish Freaks, who are revealed to be Ernesto and the activists, who wanted to sell the oil to fund their projects. Amy reveals herself to be human. She went in disguise to get Velma to help rescue her husband, who was kidnapped by the Fish Freaks. Thanks to her, Velma realizes Angel is not who she says she is, but is instead Cassidy Williams of the original Mystery Incorporated.

Season 1, Episode 21: Menace of the Monticore

Mayor Jones buys an ancient Persian temple for Crystal Cove’s Creepy Spooky Terror Land, only to find it haunted by a manticore who begins attacking visitors. Desperate, Jones asks Fred and the gang to help. The gang investigates, realizing the manticore is fake. Meanwhile, they discover the website Jones bought the temple off of is also fake, and was designed just for the mayor to make the purchase. The gang traps the manticore, revealing it to be Marcie, aka Hot Dog Water, who wanted the park closed so she could melt it down and process it into an expensive super helium. While the gang investigates, Jones snoops around Fred’s room, looking for the disk piece.

Season 1, Episode 22: Attack of the Headless Horror

Fred’s hero, adventurer Dr. Rick Spartan, begins teaching a biology class at Crystal Cove. Fred introduces himself and the gang, and Spartan invites the gang for dinner. At dinner, Spartan shows the gang his latest find–a cursed shrunken head. The headless body then attacks, threatening to hunt Spartan forever. After surviving a brutal attack, Spartan decides to give up adventuring. The gang suspects Spartan’s partner Cachinga, but the Headless Horror attacks again. The gang traps the monster, revealing it to be Spartan’s wife Marion, who wanted him to stop adventuring.

Season 1, Episode 23: A Haunting in Crystal Cove

Mayor Jones becomes the victim in seemingly paranormal activity in his house, prompting the gang to investigate. Velma finds sunflower seeds, while hidden camera reveal the mayor is partially faking the attacks. The gang also discovers the mayor has a puzzle piece similar to the one they got from Danny. Eventually, the gang discovers Pericles is the villain, and is trying to get the mayor’s piece, which he claims the mayor stole from him long ago. Pericles manages to escape with the piece.

Season 1, Episode 24: Dead Justice

The gang is in pursuit of the Piranha-Goat when the ghost of Crystal Cove’s greatest sheriff, Iron Will Williamson, colloquially known as Dead Justice, captures the villain and gets the praise. After many more successes, Dead Justice is promoted to sheriff and receives an award Stone has held for years. Desperate to get his job and standing back, Stone teams up with the gang. They realize one of Stone’s former deputies has drawings resembling Dead Justice’s bullets and failed the sheriff’s exam multiple times. They trap him, and Stone is reinstated. At the Clam Cabin, Fred and Daphne become engaged.

Season 1, Episode 25: Pawn of Shadows

The gang is attacked by a hi-tech assassin called the Obliteratrix, who tells them that they all have to die. This leads the gang to investigate the mystery of the Cursed Treasure further with the assistance of Professor H.P. Hatecraft (who suspects his rival Regina Wentworth to be the Obliteratrix). Along the way, they discover the fate of the original Mystery Incorporated. Angel traps the Obliteratrix, revealed to be Alice May, who was acting on orders from Mr. E. Unknown to the gang, a mysterious creature called “The Freak of Crystal Cove” watches them from the shadows, saying that in the end, the curse will end with them.

Season 1, Episode 26: All Fear the Freak

The gang looks into the treasure beneath Crystal Cove, but are attacked by the Freak. They find the treasure in the caves below town, but are followed by Pericles and the Freak. The Freak steals the gang’s piece and they chase after him. Fred is saved from falling to his death by the Freak, who is captured shortly afterwards. Fred pieces everything together, revealing The Freak to be Mayor Jones, who has been after the treasure since his arrival in Crystal Cove. Jones reveals that Fred’s parents are actually Brad Chiles and Judy Reeves of the original Mystery Inc. Breaking off his engagement, Fred leaves to search for his true parents. Shaggy is sent off to military school, while Scooby is sent to a farm. As the gang is breaking up, Scooby encounters Pericles, who has both disk pieces. Scooby vows to get the gang back together and stop the bird.

Scooby Doo Mystery Incorporated Season 1

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Scooby Doo and Shaggy are back on the case. Fun for the whole family to enjoy.

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