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- Captain Treesdale (single appearance)
- Keith Dale (single appearance)
- Elliott Blender (first appearance)
- Celia Clyde (single appearance)
- Space Ape (single appearance)(no lines)(disguise)/
- Scientists (single appearance)(no lines)
- Velma's worms (single appearance)(no lines)
- Police officer 1 (single appearance)
- Police officer 2 (single appearance)
- Space shuttle launch crowd (single appearance)
- Space shuttle
|Keith Dale||He lost out to Janet Lawrence for a Nobel Prize.|
|Celia Clyde||She had unusual equipment stored in her janitor closet.|
|Elliott Blender||He was disappointed when Velma's project beat his.|
|Janet Lawrence as the Space Ape||Her project was not ready.|
|Reggie the chimp as the smallest Space Ape form||Lawrence trained him to do it.|
|"Music of America"|| Written by Howard Kantoff, Rosanne Marshack,|
James Valentin, and Richard Valentin
- The pre-teen Velma also had an invention of her's chosen to go into space in the previous series episode, Dawn of the Spooky Shuttle Scare.
- Two of the scientists resemble characters from Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!: Dr. Jekyll from Nowhere to Hyde and Professor Ingstrom from Scooby's Night with a Frozen Fright.
- Frank Welker and Colleen O'Shaughnessey are uncredited as Reggie and the brown-haired policeman and Celia Clyde, respectively.
- Janet is one of the only (female) culprits to try and escape after being caught; she even harms the police to get away.
- The base is a substitute for NASA.
Animation mistakes and/or technical glitches
- Fred is missing his eyebrows when Velma tells the rest of the gang that Janet works with E.T.I.S. at the base.
Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities
- Velma refers to the organisation as E.T.I.S., but the logo around the base has "S.E.A." written underneath it.
- The moment Scooby laughs after scaring Shaggy in the space suit, it instantly vanishes, with absolutely no time to take if off.
- Shaggy and Scooby didn't use the milk carton in the end, it seems to have been simply set up as a deus ex machina for later. If they had drunk any, it would've been open (or likely even finished).
- Elliott Blender is miscredited as "Elliott Blinder." Additionally, the closed captions also make the same mistake, and also refer to Velma Dinkley as "Velma Dinkly."
- Elliot complains in a later episode (Big Appetite in Little Tokyo) about being allergic to dogs. However, he makes no mention of it this episode, despite often being in close proximity to Scooby-Doo.
In other languages
|Greek||Ο Scooby-Doo στο Διάστημα||Scooby-Doo in Space|
- What's New, Scooby-Doo?: Volume 1 - Space Ape at the Cape VHS released by Warner Home Video on August 19, 2003.
- What's New, Scooby-Doo?: Volume 1 - Space Ape at the Cape DVD released by Warner Home Video on June 1, 2004.
- What's New, Scooby-Doo? Complete 1st Season DVD set released by Warner Home Video on February 20, 2007.
- Scooby-Doo! and Friends DVD released by Warner Home Video on April 1, 2014.
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