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Lights...Camera...Monster title card

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo
Episode # 113
US Air date December 3, 1988 (ABC)
Written by Laren Bright
Bill Matheny
Lane Raichert
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Lights...Camera...Monster is the thirteenth and final episode of the first season of A Pup Named Scooby-Doo.


Freddie is filming his own movie at the local mall, but when the kids encounter a thief stealing from the stores dressed as the movie character Stinkweed, the real actor hires them to prove his innocence.


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Main characters:

Supporting characters:


Other characters:

  • Stinkweed (movie character) (single appearance)(picture)
  • Jeweler (single appearance)
  • Police officer (single appearance)
  • Skunk (single appearance)
  • Newscaster




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Suspect Motive/reason
Vincent Thorne He played Stinkweed in the movies.
Grady Laurence He hates Vincent Thorne and wanted the part of Stinkweed.
Jane Thursday She was at all the places where Stinkweed appeared.
Red Herring As always.


Culprit Motive/reason
Vincent Thorne as Stinkweed To stop being in Stinkweed movies.


Don Messick Scooby-Doo
Casey Kasem Shaggy Rogers
Christina Lange Velma Dinkley
Kellie Martin Daphne Blake
Carl Steven Freddie Jones
Scott Menville Red Herring
Michael Bell Stinkweed
Vincent Thorne
Charlie Adler Mr. O'Greazy
Grady Laurence
Frank Welker Skunk


Song Credits Performed by
"Stinkweed, oh, Stinkweed" Credits Performed by


  • This is the last episode to involve Tom Ruegger, who ended his career with Hanna-Barbera to revive Warner Bros. Animation, which resulted in Tiny Toon Adventures, among others. Incidentally, Hanna-Barbera would be absorbed into WBA, which led into a series of Scooby-Doo direct-to-video films, and eventually the TV series What's New, Scooby-Doo?
  • The title of the episode is a play on the phrase: lights, camera, action.

Cultural references

Animation mistakes and/or technical glitches

  • When the gang went down the elevator to follow Stinkweed, Scooby had more eyes in a split-second.
  • When Jane Thursday told Scooby off, his neck was the same color as his collar.
  • When Stinkweed corrected Shaggy, the spikes on his head change from purple to red.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities

  • Scooby is still able to sniff despite wearing a clothespin on his nose.
  • Stinkweed's hand is shown to grab Vincent Thorne, even though Stinkweed was actually Thorne in disguise.

In other languages

Language Name Meaning
Polish Światła, kamera, potwór Lights, camera, monster

Home media


Shaggy: (narration) Like, this is the Coolsville Mall.
Daphne: The mall has all!
Shaggy: With the new camera he got, like, for his birthday, Freddie wanted the gang and I to help him make his first movie --.
Freddie: -- I Was a Teenage Mall Monster.
Shaggy: Starring a pup named Scooby-Doo.
Scooby: That's me! (chuckles)

Freddie: Say, Grady, how'd you like to star in my next blockbuster thriller, Attack of the Mall Moles. It's based on a true story.
Grady Laurence: I'd like to Freddie, but I have an important audition.
Shaggy: like, are you going to try out for the next Stinkweed movie?
Grady Laurence: Not exactly. It's for O'Greazy's new Bucket O' Scooby Snacks.
Scooby: "Bucket O' Scooby Snacks"? Roh boy! (jumps into the bucket of Scooby Snacks costume Grady is wearing)
Shaggy: (chuckles) Like, looks like this commercial will be a big hit with a pup named...
Scooby: (pops his head out of the bucket) ...Scooby-Dooby-Doo!

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