One Million Years Before Lunch

Scrappy trying to stop Wonga from taking Dula

One Million Years Before Lunch Title Card

The Scooby & Scrappy Doo Puppy Hour
Episode # 112a
US Air date December 11, 1982 (ABC)
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One Million Years Before Lunch is the first part of the twelfth episode of The Scooby & Scrappy Doo Puppy Hour.


The guys are hanging out at the Teen Center, building a "do-it-yourself" airplane, but when they test it out, they discover they have built a time machine that transported them to the Stone Age. They soon meet Dula, a pretty cavegirl, who likes Shaggy, but she is soon kidnapped by Wonga, who wants her for himself.


At a teen center, the gang finishes building their airplane, a propellered car. They start it up, and find themselves in a jungle with giant apples. They now realize that they've created a time machine that has taken them back into the prehistoric past. They hear cries for help, and see down in a valley, a caveman on a pterodactyl chasing a cavegirl and her pet dinosaur. Shaggy wants to run away, but they slip and roll on a giant boulder down the slope, scaring off the caveman.

The girl, Dula, kisses Shaggy, and the dinosaur likes Scooby. They take them home, but while the hosts and Scrappy have a good time in the den, Shaggy and Scooby have to do dirty chores.

The caveman, Wonga comes in and snatches Dula, and takes off with her on his pterodactyl to his cave where she is caged. The gang goes after them on the dinosaur, then Scooby is catapulted across the gorge and lands in the pterodactyl's nest, disguised as a hatching baby bird. The other nestlings are suspicious, but the mother takes him in his arms, yet he escapes.

Inside the cave, the gang tiptoes past the sleeping Wonga, but Scooby's tail gets caught in his legs. Wonga, still half asleep, thinks it's Dula, and tries to kiss "her", but Scooby gives him a fish.

He attacks Scrappy with a club and Scrappy "puts his foot down" on his, while the others escape with Dula. They slide down the back of a big dinosaur, and land in water. Wonga follows, but can't swim. They rescue him and make him apologize to Dula, who now decides she likes him, and carries him off on her back. Shaggy confesses he never could understand girls. Taking off in the time machine, Shaggy hopes they'll be back to the present in time for lunch, but Scooby is enjoying the giant prehistoric fruit.


Main characters:

Supporting characters:

  • Dula (single appearance)
  • Apatosaurus (single appearance)(no lines)


Other characters:

  • Pterodactyl babies (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Giant dinosaur (single appearance)(no lines)


  • Teen Center
    • Basement
  • Dula's Cave
  • Wonga's Cave



  • Airplane time machine


Don Messick Scooby-Doo
Casey Kasem Shaggy Rogers


  • The stone-age kitchen sink technology and co-existence with dinosaurs is consistent with The Flintstones.

Animation mistakes and/or technical glitches

  • None known.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities

  • None known.

Home media

  • TBA