The Computer Walks Among Us

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The Computer Walks Among Us
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A Pup Named Scooby-Doo
US Air date 14 October 1989
Story by Bill Matheny
Lane Raichert
Laren Bright
Teleplay by Alan Swayze
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Night of the Living Burger

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The Computer Walks Among Us is the sixth episode of the second season of A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, and the nineteenth episode overall in the series.


Dinkley 2000

At a science project for Coolsville Jr. High's Brain Club, Velma invents the Dinkley 2000, a computer that can do it all, but soon she is framed for stealing when the computer goes wild.


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Cast and characters

Actor Character
Don Messick Scooby-Doo
Casey Kasem Shaggy Rogers
Christina Lange Velma Dinkley
Kellie Martin Daphne Blake
Carl Steven Freddie Jones
Scott Menville Red Herring
Frank Welker Dinkley 2000/
Bruce Wormsley
Mr. Dinkley
B.J. Ward Mrs. Dinkley
Mrs. Stickler
James Avery Mr. Mortorn
Charlie Adler Gus


Song Credits Performed by
"Micro Monster" Credits Performed by


  • Dinkley 2000/Bruce Wormsley


Suspect Motive/reason
Velma Dinkley She was framed for stealing stuff.
Gus Weird and spooky. Liked to build things.
Red Herring As always.


Culprit Motive/reason
Bruce Wormsley controlling the Dinkley 2000 He wanted to be the smartest kid in school.



  • Fred suspecting Red Herring in this episode is very justifiable because the robot embarassed Red at the competition so he might've wanted revenge
  • This is the first appearance of Gus. His second and last appearance is in Horror of the Haunted Hairpiece.

Animation mistakes and/or technical glitches

  • None known.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities

  • From a wide angle view everyone leaves the exit door in the auditorim, but close-up Mr. Mortorn is only just walking out, turning off the light as he leaves.
  • The Dinkley 2000 only picks up one locker, but during the scene it switches to three.
  • Velma stated that The Dinkley 2000 was programmed to do what she asked, but it obeyed Scooby's order to walk on high wire.

Home media


Shaggy: (narration) Like, we were all at the Brain Club science show, that's where all the smart kids in school show all their latest inventions. And along with her parents, we were waiting to see Velma's entry. It was the best place to show my latest invention, a super-triple-deluxe sandwhich, to my pal, a pup named Scooby-Doo.

Mrs. Stickler: We're so glad to have you back in school, Velma.
Velma: Thank-you, Mrs. Stickler. But I'd still be in trouble if it weren't for my friend, a pup named...
Scooby: ...Scooby-Dooby-Doo! (licks Velma)
Velma: (Velma hugs Scooby)

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