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|Curse of the Collar|
|A Pup Named Scooby-Doo|
|Airdate||9 September 1989|
|Written By|| Bill Matheny
|Next Episode||The Return of Commander Cool|
The gang heads over to Knittingham Puppy Farm, to claim the Doo family heirloom, a jeweled collar. But before long, the ghost of Buster McMuttMauler, a dogcatcher who tried to steal the collar long ago, is after them claiming the collar is his.
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Cast and characters
|Don Messick|| Scooby-Doo|
|Casey Kasem||Shaggy Rogers|
|Christina Lange||Velma Dinkley|
|Kellie Martin|| Daphne Blake|
|Carl Steven||Freddie Jones|
|Scott Menville|| Red Herring|
|Kenneth Mars|| Mr. Trixenstuff/|
Ghost of Buster McMuttMauler
Buster McMuttMauler (flashback)
|Actor||Dog Catcher General (flashback)|
|"Dog Catcher Guy"||Credits||Performed by|
- Ghost of Buster McMuttMauler/Mr. Trixenstuff
|Dr. Needlemeyer||The gang found the ghost's net outside of her office.|
|Mr. Goodman||He dressed similarly to the ghost of Buster McMuttMauler and took an interest in Scoob's diamond dog collar.|
|Mr. Trixenstuff||He also took an interest in Scooby's diamond dog collar and the splotches on Scooby were flour, of which he had a sack.|
|Mr. Trixenstuff as the Ghost of Buster McMuttMauler||To steal Scooby-Doo's valuable diamond dog collar.|
- This is the second season premiere of A Pup Named Scooby-Doo.
- The name "Scooby" is revealed to be a nickname of "Scoobert"; Shaggy makes fun of him just like Scooby did of him in The Sludge Monster From The Earth's Core when Shaggy's real name was revealed to be "Norville".
- This is the first appearances of Dada and Mumsy-Doo within this particular series, but they're referred to as Daddy-Doo and Mama-Doo, respectively, in a reversal of names.
- As part of the recurring gag, Scooby's parents also first laugh at Shaggy's jokes then don't understand afterward.
- This is the first appearance of Buster McMuttMauler. He's assumed to have died while locked away, but Catcher On The Sly reveals that he's very much alive, although Scooby doesn't refer to this fact, except for a typical scared reaction. Presumably because it was a Tom and Jerry-inspired short with no time for exposition.
- This is the first episode without the involvement of Tom Ruegger who ended his career with Hanna-Barbera to revive Warner Bros. Animation which resulted in Tiny Toon Adventures, among others. Incidently Hanna-Barbera would be absorbed into WBA which led into DTVs and What's New, Scooby-Doo?.
Animation mistakes and/or technical glitches
- None known.
Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities
- Yabba-Doo, Scooby's brother, is not mentioned. Possibly he is younger than the others and not yet born at the time of this episode.
- Mr. Trixenstuff looked much too heavy to play the ghost, who was slender and appeared to be floating around without legs.
- Dr. Needlemeyer wasn't at the party even though she said she would be. It's possible that she had already left or she hadn't yet arrived.
In other languages
|Greek||Η Κατάρα του Κολάρου||Curse of the Collar|
- A Pup Named Scooby-Doo: Volume 4 DVD released July 18, 2006.
- A Pup Named Scooby-Doo: Complete 2nd, 3rd & 4th Seasons DVD set released March 17, 2009.