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Horror of the Haunted Hairpiece is the second episode of the third season of A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, an the twenty-fourth overall.

Premise

Daphne's dad puts her in charge of his arcade, but soon trouble starts up when Bigwig, from a new video game, Hairdo Wars, appears and scares off everyone.

Synopsis

The gang had been hired to work at the Coolsville video arcade and Scooby is known as the video game champion as he set three new records on three games at the same time. Daphne's father put her in charge of the arcade, which she didn't want. Gus drops off a new game called Hairdo Wars and Scooby takes a crack at it and in no time he already made 50,000 points. However, the game suddenly explodes and reveals a hairy monster known as Bigwig that grabs Daphne.

Scooby comes to the rescue by using a giant fan that blows Bigwig, but sends Daphne high into the air outside, so he and Jenkins piloted a helicopter and Scooby used his tail to save her. Freddie calls Daphne's parents to the arcade and told them what happened, but don't believe. At that moment, Crusty Baker who runs a restaurant next door comes in complaining that the arcades ruining his business, even though he never had any. After he leaves a video game designer Durwood O'McDigitson comes in offering Daphne his new game, but was send away. Daphne assures her parents that she can handle the business and they leave. The gang agrees to help Daphne save the arcade and they began searching for clues.

They run into a rival of Scooby's Crissie, who hates the arcade because Scooby beats her. She tries to win a better high score, but Scooby prevails causing her to leave wishing the arcade was out of business. After getting spooked by a hologram, the gang splits-up.

Scooby and Shaggy wander into an alley and spot Bigwig trying to get inside Crusty's and get spotted. They run into a barber's shop and trick him by disguising as italian barbers and escape. They meet up back with the others and Velma finds a trail of hair and they proceed to follow it.

The trail takes them to Durwood O'McDigitson's house and run into Bigwig who catches them in a net.

Velma scares off Bigwig by bringing out hair-remover dropping sticks. They see Durwood in his garage, where he shows them his latest game Tomato Toss, but wasn't much off a game since it sends a tomato in Scooby's face. They ask him about Bigwig, but claims to know nothing and is glad that he's ruining Daphne's business for not buying his games.

They returned to the arcade while Shaggy and Scooby go to Crusty's restaurant where he served them spaghetti though it was uncooked so they leave.

The gang doesn't know where to look for clues next, then Bigwig attacks beginning the chase. Scooby drives Bigwig away and finds a toupee the monster dropped and Velma gets an idea.

The gang hosted a fake grand-reopening of the arcade to lure Bigwig inside where Scooby as a barberarian. After scaring him off, the gang gets ready to use Styling mousse on Bigwig, but Scooby got scared by a hologram and gets moussed instead. As Bigwig corners the gang, Scooby unable to move used his tail to bounce into Bigwig. With Bigwig out of breath, they wonder who he really is, Shaggy says it's Crissie cause she hated losing to Scooby and wanted the arcade closed, Daphne thinks it's Durwood cause he's mad cause she wouldn't buy his dumb games. Velma unmasks Bigwig as someone they don't recognized, until Velma puts on the toupee revealing to be Crusty Baker who was tired of noisy kids keeping customers away. Velma first suspected him when Shaggy and Scooby saw Bigwig trying to break into Crusty's back door,  the sticks the monster dropped at Durwood's were Crusty's breadsticks and the toupee was his hair. As Crusty was taken away, Shaggy and Scooby gets an idea about Crusty's restaurant.

The restaurant is now run by Gus who uses his new automatic pizza maker to serve customers. Daphne admits to her parents that she didn't want to let them down, but doesn't feel like running a business, but they both understood. Gus points out that thanks to Shaggy and Scooby, he can now make pretzel and wipped cream pizza, although it disgusts the Blakes, Shaggy and Scooby digged in.

Characters

Main characters:

Supporting characters:

Villains:

Other characters:

Locations

Objects

Vehicles

  • None

Suspects

Suspect Motive/reason
Crusty Baker Believed the noise of the kids in Blake's Videorama was ruining his business.
Durwood O'McDigitson Angry that Daphne didn't buy any of his games for Blake's Videorama.
Crissie She hates Blake's Videorama because Scooby always beat her scores.
Red Herring As always.

Culprits

Culprit Motive/reason
Crusty Baker as Bigwig To close down Blake's Videorama because he believed the noise of the kids playing arcade games was driving away his customers.

Cast

Don Messick Scooby-Doo
Jenkins
Newscaster
Casey Kasem Shaggy Rogers
Christina Lange Velma Dinkley
Kellie Martin Daphne Blake
Carl Steven Freddie Jones
Scott Menville Red Herring
Charlie Adler Gus
Crusty Baker
Bigwig

Songs

Song Credits Performed by
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Notes/trivia

  • Production-wise, these are the last appearances of Daphne's parents in animated form.
  • Despite being innocent as the monster Bigwig, it's possible that Daphne banned Crissie and Durwood O'McDigitson from the Videorama due to their hostility toward the gang.

Animation mistakes and/or technical glitches

  • As Scooby lassoes his tail to save Daphne from falling, then end of it changes color to match the pink helicopter for a few frames. 
  • When Scooby lowers Daphne down to the ground using his tail, her scarf changes color temporarily to that of her jumper.
  • When Bigwig appears outside Durwood O'McDigitson's house, Daphne's tights are missing.
    • Also, her leg disappears intermittently for a few frames.
  • In the shot of the gang after Durwood exclaims "It's my garage!", Daphne's tights are missing.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities

  • Daphne's parents have been redesigned from their original looks in Robopup to resemble their daughter; in their previous appearance Daphne's mother was a full bodied and a blonde, and her father was a brunette. This is likely due to all the other parents resembling their kids in the Scooby-Doo Detective Agency.
  • The pile of uncooked spaghetti that Crusty Baker serves to Shaggy and Scooby resembles a pile of hair more than anything else. (Perhaps this was intentional, to act as a clue).

In other languages

Language Name Meaning
Greek Ο Περούκας Σκορπάει τον Τρόμο Bigwig Scares Everyone

Home media

Quotes

Shaggy: (narration) Like, it was a tough job. The gang had been hired to work at the video arcade, including that all-time video champ of Coolsville, a pup named Scooby-Doo.


Shaggy: Like, noone knows more about great pizza than me and my pal, a pup named...
Scooby: (eats a slice of pizza) ...Scooby-Dooby-Doo! (chuckles)

External links

  • TBA