The Really Big Show

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The Really Big Show

Chased onto Fleckman's show

The Really Big Show title card

Publisher Archie Comics
Date published May 1996
Part of Scooby-Doo #10
# of pages 22
Writer Mark Evanier
Penciler Dan Spiegle
Inker Dan Spiegle
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The Really Big Show is the single story of Scooby-Doo #10, by Archie Comics.


The ghost of a showman brings back with him acts from the old days, including a wild animal act.


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Main characters:

Supporting characters:


Other characters:

  • Waitress 1 (single appearance)
  • Patron 1 (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Patron 2 (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Patron 3 (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Patron 4 (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Waitress 2 (single appearance)
  • Sam Kreeble (single appearance)
  • Arnold (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Audience (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Polar bear (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Great Zambesi (single appearance)(Al Bigelow or Mike Monroe's disguise)
  • Security guard (single appearance)
  • Cat owner (single appearance)
  • Pet cat (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Beethoven (mentioned)
  • Parrot owner (single appearance)
  • Elvis Presley (mentioned)
  • Pet parrot (single appearance)
  • Ned Chandler (single appearance)(flashback only)
  • Gunther Freebish (only time mentioned)
  • Ace Hendricks (single appearance)
  • Caterer (single appearance)
  • Claude Horribly (single appearance)(Mike Monroe's possible disguise)
  • Camerman (single appearance)(no lines)





Suspect Motive/reason
Jamie Motive/reason


Culprit Motive/reason
Mike Monroe as the Ghost of Ned Chandler
Al Bigelow
To rob the bank next door to the Ned Chandler Theatre.



  • Disguises: None.
  • Scooby Snacks bribe: 0.
  • "Zoinks" count: 2.
  • "Jeepers" count: 0.
  • "Jinkies" count: 0.

Cultural references

  • Ned Chandler, the deceased variety-show host, seems to be a reference to Ed Sullivan.
  • Stan Fleckman, with his Silly Pet Stunts, seems to parody David Letterman with his Stupid Pet Tricks.

Coloring mistakes

  • None known.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities

  • It's unknown where Al and Mike had been keeping the polar bear, lion, and tiger, and how they quickly got rid of the polar bear.
  • The way the Ghost of Ned Chandler first appeared it had to have been a hologram, but nothing was ever mentioned about that.
  • The Great Zambesi and Claude Horribly were either life-sized puppets made or costumes worn by Al.


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