Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!

Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!
Genre Comedy horror
Based on Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, by Joe Ruby and Ken Spears
Directed by
  • Shaunt Nigoghossian
  • Jeff Mednikow
  • Andy Thom
  • James Krenzke
Voices of
Composer(s) Jake Monaco
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 20 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • Sam Register
  • Jay Bastian
  • For Cartoon Network: Nicole Rivera and Meghan Bradley
  • Zac Moncrief
  • Michael Jelenic (supervising producer)
  • Wade Wisinski (line producer)
Editor(s) Kyle Stafford
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) Warner Bros. Animation
Distributor Warner Bros. Television
Original network Cartoon Network
Original release October 5, 2015 (2015-10-05) – present
Preceded by Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2010–13)

Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! is an American animated television series from Warner Bros. Animation, the twelfth incarnation of Hanna-Barbera's Scooby-Doo animated series. In the show, the Scooby-Doo gang decide to travel in their last summer break together, encountering havoc-wreaking monsters along the way. Described as having a more comedic tone than its previous incarnation, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, the show employs character traits from the original 1969 series on top of redesigned characters models.

The series was announced in March 2014 to premiere on Cartoon Network.[1] However, a promotional image at the 2015 upfront announced the show to air on Boomerang and the news was later confirmed on June 29, 2015.[2][3][4] It was originally scheduled to air on Boomerang,[5] but the series instead premiered on Cartoon Network on October 5, 2015.[6]


The redesigned main characters, as they appear in the series

After finishing up their senior year of high school, the Scooby-Doo gang decide to travel in the Mystery Machine, seeking fun and adventure during what could possibly be their last summer break together. However, havoc-wreaking monsters prevent them from completing their journey.[7]


Main characters


Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! was announced in March 2014, along with other reboots of Warner Bros. classics, such as The Tom and Jerry Show and Wabbit.[12] Sam Register, promoted to president of Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series a month prior, is its supervising producer.[13] The animation direction is performed by Shaunt Nigoghossian,[14] with Richard Lee overseeing art direction.[15] Episodes run for a half-hour.[7]

The twelfth series in the Scooby-Doo franchise, the show was previewed in an article from a Comic-Con edition of TV Guide,[16] writing that it would be less dark than its previous incarnation, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated. Zac Moncrief, a producer, called it "a more comedic ensemble", with character traits extracted from the original 1969 series. This decision nulled the romantic subplots present in Mystery Incorporated. Scooby-Doo has limited dialogue. Meanwhile, Fred has upgraded the Mystery Machine with modern appliances.[17]

In addition, the series employs redesigned characters models for the gang, retaining their original clothes, with a few design tweaks. Moncrief described this as a "simplistic, edgy design to match the comedic styling of this latest version." However, he denied it as "a campy or meta version" of Scooby-Doo with some nods to Family Guy due to Moncrief's influence.[17]

It is also the first Scooby-Doo television series where Casey Kasem does not have a role in the series; Kasem, who voiced Shaggy from 1969 to 2009, retired from voice acting due to declining health during the production of Mystery Incorporated and died on June 15, 2014. Kasem's death leaves Frank Welker as the last remaining original cast member still with the franchise. It is also the first series since A Pup Named Scooby-Doo where Velma is voiced by an actress other than Mindy Cohn, though Cohn continues voicing the character in some of the DTV films, specials and the video game, Lego Dimensions.


Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! made its global debut on October 4 on Boomerang and on CITV on September 10, 2015[18] in the United Kingdom and Ireland[19][20] and premiered on Teletoon in Canada on October 8.[21] The series premiered on Boomerang in Australia and New Zealand on December 28.[22]

Series overview

Season Episodes Originally aired
Season premiere Season finale
1 TBA October 5, 2015 TBA


Season 1 (2015–present)

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
1"Mystery 101"Shaunt NigoghossianJon Colton BarryOctober 5, 2015 (2015-10-05)1.35[23]

Velma is overjoyed when she gets an interview at Kingston University, a college with one of the highest reputations in the world. However, her dreams are soon wrecked when the ghost of the founder, Elias Kingston, comes back from the grave to scare away students he deems to be unworthy.

Chase scene song: "Romp 101" (instrumental) by Jake Monaco
2"Game of Chicken"Jeff MednikowKen Daly and John Matta (story)
Ken Daly, John Matta, and Jon Colton Barry (teleplay)
October 6, 2015 (2015-10-06)1.08[24]

When Fred gets an exasperated call from his friend, Chuck Mangum, asking for assistance, the gang must save him from a chicken warrior.

Chase scene song: "Chicken Picken" (instrumental) by Jake Monaco
3"All Paws on Deck"Jeff MednikowJoe Purdy (story)
Joe Purdy and Jon Colton Barry
October 7, 2015 (2015-10-07)1.15[25]

Velma's extreme aquaphobia doesn't stop the gang from going on Fred's cousin's cruise ship — especially when they have to solve the mystery of a terrifying beast living in the deep.

Chase scene song: "I'm Done" by Mark Martel
4"Poodle Justice"Shaunt NigoghossianJoe Ballarini (story)
Joe Ballarini and Marly Halpern-Graser (teleplay)
October 8, 2015 (2015-10-08)1.43[26]

When the gang goes to the TV set of Poodle Justice, Scooby faces his worst fear ever — talking to a beautiful girl dog.

Chase scene song: "Transylvania Polka" by Vlad Pincus & the Igors, previously used in Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy
5"Grand Scam"Jeff Mednikow
and Andy Thom
Kevin A. Kramer (story)
Kevin A. Kramer and Jon Colton Barry (teleplay)
October 9, 2015 (2015-10-09)1.21[27]

Shaggy takes the gang to the baseball stadium he used to go to when he was a kid, but when a ghost baseball player begins haunting the building, he must quickly become brave, or watch his childhood hangout be condemned forever!

Chase scene song: "Swing Batter Batter" by Georgia and The Janasens
6"Trading Chases"James KrenzkeMarly Halpern-GraserOctober 12, 2015 (2015-10-12)1.01[28]

When Jeff, a tour guide, bets he can lead the gang better than Fred, they both switch places when the gang has to solve the mystery of a ghostly pharaoh. Meanwhile, Daphne takes up falconry.

Chase scene song: "Wake Me Up to Say Goodnight" by Finnegan Schwartz
7"Be Quiet, Scooby-Doo!"James Krenzke
and Andy Thom
Justin Becker and Steve Clemmons (story)
Justin Becker, Steve Clemmons, and Jon Colton Barry (teleplay)
October 15, 2015 (2015-10-15)1.37[29]

Scooby and the gang visit the Crystal Canopy, which is the home to numerous breathtaking crystal formations. The problem is, the gang has to stay quiet the whole time, otherwise the crystals will fall!

Chase scene song: "Nothing's Impossible"
8"Party Like It's 1899"Andy ThomJon Colton BarryOctober 19, 2015 (2015-10-19)0.69[30]

The gang is invited to a monster mystery party, where they try solve the mystery of a fake apparition. When a real monster shows up, Daphne and Fred are left to solve the mystery on their own, because no one else will believe them.

Chase scene song: "Hit the Ceiling" by Jake Monaco
9"Screama Donna"Shaunt NigoghossianJon Colton BarryOctober 20, 2015 (2015-10-20)0.69[31]

The gang goes undercover as a band to lure out the Prima Donna, a ghostly musician who doesn't want anyone performing at her theatre.

Chase scene song: "Be Yourself" by Josh Keaton (as Bones Malone)
Additional songs: "This Is How You Solve The Mystery" by Kate Micucci (as Velma Dinkley)
10"Kitchen Frightmare"Shaunt NigoghossianDarren Grodsky and Danny Jacobs (story)
Jon Colton Barry and Marly Halpern-Graser (teleplay)
October 21, 2015 (2015-10-21)0.76[32]

Shaggy and Scooby must help one of their friends when a Yeti threatens to close his restaurant.

Chase scene song: "Appetite" by Finnegan Schwartz
11"Me, Myself, and A.I."Shaunt NigoghossianKevin Fleming and Robert Janas (story)
J.M. DeMatteis and Jon Colton Barry (teleplay)
October 22, 2015 (2015-10-22)0.81[33]

The gang visits a technology company to solve the mystery of an evil robot who has been wreaking havoc.

Chase scene song: "Bad, Bad Dream" by Jake Monaco
12"Area 51 Adjacent"James KrenzkeTom Konkle (story)
Tom Konkle and Jon Colton Barry (teleplay)
October 23, 2015 (2015-10-23)0.87[34]
The gang is mistaken for aliens and are taken to Area 53 for questioning. Meanwhile, when a real alien goes on the loose, the gang must try to figure out a way to escape and capture the extraterrestrial.
13"Where There's a Will, There's a Wraith"Jeff MednikowDuane Capizzi (story)
Duane Capizzi and Jon Colton Barry (teleplay)
October 28, 2015 (2015-10-28)1.11[35]

In an adaption of the original Scooby-Doo, Where Are You episode "A Night of Fright Is No Delight," Scooby inherits a fortune from a recently deceased rich man, but only if he and the gang stay the night in the man's mansion with a terrifying wraith.

Chase scene song: "How Do You Do?"
14"Scary Christmas"Andy ThomJon Colton BarryDecember 10, 2015 (2015-12-10)1.35[36]
The gang visits the town of Rockwellville in search of a Christmas mystery, but all they find is a pterodactyl who seems to have nothing to do with Christmas. Meanwhile, Daphne, who is tired of having her December 25th birthday overshadowed year after year, tries to convince the gang to celebrate her birthday instead of Christmas.
Note: This episode was scheduled to air on November 30, 2015, but was pulled due to the premiere of Long Live the Royals.
15"If You Can't Scooby-Doo the Time, Don't Scooby-Doo the Crime"Jeff MednikowSteve Clemmons (story)
Steve Clemmons, Jon Colton Barry, and Marly Halpern-Graser (teleplay)
February 6, 2016 (2016-02-06)0.27[37]

Fred takes the gang to visit The Vault, an old prison that is haunted by the ghost of Stealin' Stan, who died trying to escape from the prison.
Note: This episode was released digitally on iTunes on October 30, 2015, but it was quickly removed.

Chase scene song: "I Don't Know About You" by Finnegan Schwartz
16"Gremlin on a Plane"James KrenzkeAmy Wolfram (story)
Amy Wolfram and Jon Colton Barry (teleplay)
February 13, 2016 (2016-02-13)0.30[38]
The gang goes aboard the Air Gigantica and tries to stop a gremlin from sabotaging the flight. Meanwhile, after the pilot quits, Daphne has to try to land the plane safely before it crashes.
17"Sorcerer Snacks Scare"Shaunt Nigoghossian
and Andy Thom
Josie Campbell and Marly Halpern-Graser (story)
Josie Campbell, Marly Halpern-Graser, and Jon Colton Barry (teleplay)
February 20, 2016 (2016-02-20)0.22[39]
The gang goes to the Sorcerer Snacks factory, where a real sorcerer is scaring everyone away. Meanwhile, Fred finds he can get Shaggy and Scooby to do anything he wants with a box of Sorcerer Snacks (a precursor to Scooby Snacks).
18"Saga of the Swamp Beast"James KrenzkeTab Murphy (story)
Tab Murphy and Jon Colton Barry (teleplay)
February 27, 2016 (2016-02-27)0.23[40]
The gang visits a bayou in New Orleans, where a swamp monster is frightening away anyone who comes into his swamp. Meanwhile, Daphne pretends to be a vampire.
19"Be Cold, Scooby-Doo!"Jeff MednikowSteve Clemmons (story)
J.M. DeMatteis and Jon Colton Barry (teleplay)
March 5, 2016 (2016-03-05)0.29[41]
The gang's trip to a ski resort is interrupted by a snow monster terrorizing the tourists. Meanwhile, Daphne attempts to get revenge on Fred for hitting her with a snowball three years ago by planning a snowball attack.
20"Giant Problems"Jeff MednikowJ.M. DeMatteis (story)
J.M. DeMatteis and Jon Colton Barry (teleplay)
March 12, 2016 (2016-03-12)0.26[42]
Daphne takes the gang to her family's ancient castle where a giant is protecting it from the visitors. As the gang tries to solve the mystery, Daphne starts speaking Irish and Fred wears knight armor.
21"Eating Crow"James Krenzke Josie Campbell (story)
Josie Campbell, Jon Colton Barry, and Marly Halpern-Graser (teleplay)
March 20, 2016 (2016-03-20) (Australia)N/A
22"I Scooby Dooby Do[43]"TBATBAMarch 23, 2016 (2016-03-23) (Australia)N/A
23"El Bandito[44]"TBATBAMarch 24, 2016 (2016-03-24) (Australia)N/A
24"Into the Mouth of Madcap[45]"TBATBAMarch 25, 2016 (2016-03-25) (Australia)N/A
25"The Norse Case Scenario[46]"TBATBAMarch 26, 2016 (2016-03-26) (Australia)N/A
26"The People vs. Fred Jones[47]"TBATBAMarch 27, 2016 (2016-03-27) (Australia)N/A

Home media

Region 1

DVD name # of episodes Release date
Be Cool Scooby-Doo! - Season One Part One: Spooky Kooky Fun! 13 February 23, 2016
Be Cool Scooby-Doo!: Season One Part Two[48] 13 March 28, 2017

Region 2

DVD name # of episodes Release date
Be Cool Scooby-Doo!: Season One, Volume One[49] 7 April 4, 2016
Be Cool Scooby-Doo!: Season One, Volume Two[50] 6 October 10, 2016


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