- This page is for the episode. For the monster, see Hodag of Horror.
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The Hodag of Horror is the fifth episode of the second season of Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, and the thirty-first overall in the series.
A wild creature called the the Hodag of Horror is stealing precious jewellery from the people of Crystal Cove. Brad Chiles and Judy Reeves (Fred's real parents) have suddenly appeared along with a dog whom Scooby has taken a fancy to.
A creature called The Hodag of Horror attacks Crystal Cove. Meanwhile, Brad Chiles and Judy Reeves (Fred's real parents) have suddenly appeared along with a dog named Nova whom Scooby has taken a fancy to. At the end, the original Mystery Incorporated are called together by none other than Pericles who has an unknown proposition for them that involves the new Mystery Incorporated.
Cast and characters
|Frank Welker|| Scooby-Doo|
Fred Jones, Jr.
|Matthew Lillard|| Shaggy Rogers|
|Grey DeLisle|| Daphne Blake|
|Mindy Cohn||Velma Dinkley|
|Patrick Warburton||Sheriff Bronson Stone|
|Vivica A. Fox||Cassidy Williams|
|Lewis Black||Mr. E|
|Udo Kier||Professor Pericles|
|Tim Matheson||Brad Chiles|
|Tia Carrere||Judy Reeves|
|James Arnold Taylor|| George Avocados|
|Dee Bradley Baker|| Gene Shepherd|
|Jennifer Hale|| Daisy Blake|
Trini Lee ("woman in yellow")
|Charles Shaughnessy|| Ned Fussbuster|
|Barty Blake (cameo)|
|Crystal Cove Community Center auctioneer (cameo)|
|Hot Dog Water (cameo)|
|Nan Blake (cameo)|
|Randy's mom (cameo)|
|Winslow Fleach (cameo)|
- Hodag of Horror/Roberto (Roberto is partly redeemed since he trained to steal)
- Ned Fussbuster
|Gene Shepherd||The Hodag was one of his Curiosities. The stolen jewelry was found in his cabinet.|
| Roberto as the Hodag of Horror|
|To steal the 500 year old cheese.|
- Crystal Cove
- Shaggy's hair finally returns to its regular length and style in this episode.
- George Avocados from The Secret Of The Ghost Rig is present at the Blakes' party, as well as Trini Lee from Battle Of The Humungonauts. The Crab Net of Dr. Calimari maitre'd, Randy's mom and the auctioneer from The Secret Serum are there as well. Tween girl's mom from The Creeping Creatures has a cameo.
- This episode premiered in the UK June 6, 2012.
- This episode was aired in Latin America on September 29, 2012.
- This episode was aired in Brazil on October 1, 2012.
- The strange puzzle box and disembodied voice that accompany it in Sheriff Stone's office are a tribute to the Lemant configuration and Pinhead from the Hellraiser series.
- The name Nova is a reference to the mute human in the Planet of the Apes movie.
- The spaghetti scene in Lady and the Tramp is parodied with cheese string between Scooby and Nova.
- Jason Voorhees' hockey mask can be seen in the Cabinet of Curiosities.
- The Hodag is a monster of Wisconsin legend, first discovered by Eugene Simeon Shepard over a hundred years ago.
- Jennifer Hale also voiced Daisy Blake.
- Fred, Daphne and Velma are given the codenames Scarf Boy, Smoking Hottie and Smart Chick, respectively.
- During the flashback, a girl resembling Sari Sumdac from Transformers Animated appears.
Animation mistakes and/or technical glitches
- When Velma asks Gene Sheppard why he came to Crystal Cove, her glasses are skin-colored instead of light blue.
In other languages
|Italian||Il Mostro Delle Campane||The Monster of the Bells|
|Spanish (Latin America)||El Hodag del Terror||The Hodag of Terror|
|Greek||Ο Χόνταγκ του Τρόμου||The Hodag of Horror|
- Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: Season Two, Part 1 - Danger in the Deep DVD set released November 13, 2012.
- Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: The Complete Season 2 DVD set released October 7, 2014.
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