- This article 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.
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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 was 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, after having been cut between All Fear the Freak and The Night the Clown Cried, for his attendance at Barnstow Military Academy.
- Jennifer Hale, who voices Daisy, also voiced Delilah in The Legend of Alice May.
- Fred, Daphne, and Velma are given the codenames: "Scarf Boy", "Smoking Hottie", and "Smart Chick", respectively.
- The Hodag is a monster of Wisconsin legend, first discovered by Eugene Simeon Shepard over a hundred years ago.; Gene Shepherd is a parody of Eugene Simeon Shepard.
- A girl among the crowd, who Gene Shepherd talks to the crowd when first arrives in town, resembles Sari Sumdac from the animated series Transformers Animated, which lead character designer, Derrick J. Wyatt also worked on.
- 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 original Planet of the Apes film in 1968 (and its sequel, Beneath the Planet of the Apes).
- 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 name of the cheese shop "Something Cheesy This Way Comes" is a play on the Shakespeare quote Something Wicked This Way Comes which also serves as the title of Ray Bradbury's novella about a nightmarish carnival visiting a small town.
- The Cabinet of Curiosities references the 1920 silent German expressionist cult horror film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.
Animation mistakes and/or technical glitches
- When Velma asks Mr. Shepherd 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 by Warner Home Video on November 13, 2012.
- Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: The Complete Season 2 DVD set released by Warner Home Video on October 7, 2014.
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