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Mystery 101

Stuck in vending machine with Ghost of Elias Kingston

Mystery 101 title card

Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!
Episode # 101
US Air date October 5, 2015 (Cartoon Network)[1]
UK Air date October 4, 2015 (Boomerang)[citation needed]
CAN Air date October 8, 2015 (Teletoon)[citation needed]
Written by Jon Colton Barry[2]
Directed by Shaunt Nigoghossian
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Mystery 101 is the first episode of season 1 of Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!.


Velma's dream of attending Kingston University might come true, if she can only solve the haunting of its founder first.


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Main characters:

Supporting characters:


Other characters:

  • Russell (single appearance)
  • Andrew (single appearance)
  • Russell's father (only time mentioned)
  • Baby (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Elias Kingston (single appearance)(statue and portrait)(deceased)
  • Elias Kingston's dog (single appearance)(portrait)(deceased)
  • Actors playing gang (single appearance)(miscellaneous speaking)
  • Police officer (single appearance)(no lines)





Suspect Motive/reason
Dean Longfellow He still got to keep the money of the new students that had been scared away.


Culprit Motive/reason
Mitchell Simons as the Ghost of Elias Kingston
Joe Simons assisting his son
Revenge for not getting accepted into Elias Kingston University.


Frank Welker Scooby-Doo
Fred Jones
Ghost of Elias Kingston
Matthew Lillard Shaggy Rogers
Actor playing Daphne
Grey Griffin Daphne Blake
Kate Micucci Velma Dinkley
Tom Kenny Dean Longfellow
Joe Simons
Chord Overstreet Mitchell Simons


Song Credits Performed by Character performance by
"Romp 101" (instrumental) Written by Jon Colton Barry, Greg Camp, and Zac Moncrief Jake Monaco N/A

Full credits

The following credits are how they are seen on-screen (or as close as possible).

Opening credits

Closing credits


  • This episode is a reimagining of the Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! episode, What the Hex Going On?.
  • Taking its cue from the direct-to-video films, this is the first episode of a TV series to have the gang's surnames listed in the end credits.
  • The names of Russell and Andrew are only identified in the end credits.
  • Writer, Jon Colton Barry, provided commentary for this episode through A Podcast Named Scooby-Doo! (See external links below)


  • Disguises: None.
  • Daphneism: Playing with puppets.

Animation mistakes and/or technical glitches

  • When Shaggy shouts from afar "So now, exactly which direction did they run?", Daphne is seen wearing a long-sleeve dress like in her original incarnation.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities

  • Despite the sign saying outside the school, "Kingston University", everyone calls it "Elias Kingston University".

In other languages

Language Name Meaning
Greek Βασικές Αρχές των Μυστηρίων Basic Rationales of Mysteries
Hungarian Alapfokú rejtélyfejtés Basic Level of Mystery Solving

Home media

  • US Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!: Spooky Kooky Fun! DVD set released by Warner Home Video on February 23, 2016.
  • UK Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!: Season One, Part One DVD set released by Warner Home Video on April 4, 2016.
  • AUS Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!: Season One, Part One DVD set released by Warner Home Video on May 11, 2016.


Velma: I thought you Daphne-proofed the Mystery Machine?
Fred: It's under control!

Fred: Well, gang, looks like we've got another mystery on our hands. So let's --.
Velma: Whoa! Whoa! Whoa! Whoa! Fred, listen to me. Velma accepty into college first, mystery solvey second. Don't blow this for me, got it?!

Daphne: My me-puppet lost a button.
Scooby: And I swallowed a button.

Fred: (pretending to be Velma) Well, I'm Velma. I trust books more than I trust my friends.
Shaggy: (pretending to be Fred) Like, I'm Fred. I put my friends in danger for clues.
Velma: (pretending to be Shaggy) I'm Shaggy. Wa. I'm hungry. Wa. I'm scared. Wa. I'm 2 years old! Wa!
Scooby: (pretending to be Daphne) I'm handing out puppets.
Daphne: (pretending to be Scooby) I'm Scooby Doo. I'm sweet and loyal, and the best friend in the world.


  1. Guerrero, Tony 'G-Man' (September 30, 2015). "Be Cool Scooby-Doo! - "Mystery 101" Clip and Images". Comic Vine. Retrieved September 30, 2015.
  2. @joncoltonbarry (October 2, 2015). I wrote the script for the pilot, yes.. Twitter. Retrieved October 2, 2015.

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