The Worst Episodes of Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: Unmasking the Most Dreadful Cases

Jinkies, gang! We’re about to embark on a mystery-filled journey to uncover the worst episodes of Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated. As a die-hard fan of the iconic Great Dane and his crime-solving crew, it’s tough to admit that not every episode is a winner. But fear not, dear readers, as we’ve scoured the archives to bring you the most lackluster, eye-roll inducing, and downright groan-worthy episodes of the series. Whether you’re a seasoned fan or a newcomer to the gang’s adventures in Crystal Cove, prepare to unmask the worst of the worst in this listicle. So grab a Scooby Snack, settle in, and let’s get sleuthing!
Secret of the Ghost Rig

Secret of the Ghost Rig

Season 1 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2010-07-26

Strange things continue happening in Crystal Cove, when doorknobs suddenly vanish and a priceless diamond is hidden somewhere. To top it all off, a mysterious Ghost Trucker is also scaring the town.

The Song of Mystery

The Song of Mystery

Season 1 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2010-08-09

The children of Crystal Cove are being turned into monsters by a creature named Que Horrifico, scaring all of the adults in town. As a result, they abandon their children and run for their lives.

The Legend of Alice May

The Legend of Alice May

Season 1 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2010-08-16

Fred becomes the target of a high school crush when new girl Alice May falls for him. However, Alice May is actually a ghost with a reputation for taking guys with her and making them disappear forever.

In Fear of the Phantom

In Fear of the Phantom

Season 1 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2010-08-23

The Hex Girls (consists of Thorne, Dusk, and Luna), Velma’s favorite band, come to Crystal Cove and plan to give the gang a concert. But things go awry when The Phantom, an evil specter, suddenly appears with the intention of permanently taking The Hex Girls out of the music business.

The Grasp of the Gnome

The Grasp of the Gnome

Season 1 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2010-08-30

The gang attends the Royal Knights Faire in Crystal Cove, but so does an unexpected guest. A scary-looking gnome is paralyzing everyone wearing pirate costumes at the faire.

Battle of the Humungonauts

Battle of the Humungonauts

Season 1 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2010-09-06

When two giant monsters start to attack Crystal Cove, Mayor Jones asks Fred and the gang to help him and the sheriff capture them. Meanwhile, Shaggy has to choose between his relationship with Velma and his friendship with Scooby.

Howl of the Fright Hound

Howl of the Fright Hound

Season 1 – Episode 10

Air Date: 2010-10-04

A monster called the Fright Hound starts attacking Crystal Cove and people believe Scooby-Doo is behind it. Could Scooby be the one attacking the city or is someone setting him up?

The Secret Serum

The Secret Serum

Season 1 – Episode 11

Air Date: 2010-10-11

There’s a vampire loose in Crystal Cove, terrorizing the residents and stealing an odd assortment of loot. When the gang does some sniffing around, they discover an unlikely suspect… Daphne’s MOTHER. Things are already strained within Mystery Inc., and with this latest blow, the gang is truly torn in half. Girls on one side, boys on the other.

The Shrieking Madness

The Shrieking Madness

Season 1 – Episode 12

Air Date: 2010-10-18

With Mystery Inc. broken up, the gang decides to check out life after high school and spend a weekend at DARROW COLLEGE. But things don’t go as planned when a creature called CHAR GAR GOTHAKON begins terrorizing the campus. Turns out this beast is a fictional character come to life. A creation of the author H.P. HATECRAFT who is a professor at the school.

When the Cicada Calls

When the Cicada Calls

Season 1 – Episode 13

Air Date: 2010-10-25

The gang investigates after Crystal Cove begins suffering from an infestation of deadly insects that targets workers of the company Destroido, the company that makes Shaggy and Scooby’s favorite snacks.

Pawn of Shadows

Pawn of Shadows

Season 1 – Episode 25

Air Date: 2011-07-19

A high-tech creature called Obliteratrix attacks the gang and forces them to investigate the case of the haunted treasure with the help of H.P. Hatecraft.

The Night the Clown Cried

The Night the Clown Cried

Season 2 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2012-07-30

Mystery Inc. has disbanded. Crystal Cove is attacked by a Man-Baby called Crybaby Clown. Mayor Nettles is approached by a mysterious figure who gives her the files on Mystery Inc. while stating that she has to get Mystery Inc. back together.

The House of the Nightmare Witch

The House of the Nightmare Witch

Season 2 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2012-07-31

Velma and Hot Dog Water (Marcie) go to Russia on a mission for Mr E, and bring back an old house which springs legs and runs rampage over town. Meanwhile the gang are looking to replace Daphne and Velma suggests Hot Dog Water.

The Night the Clown Cried II: Tears of Doom!

The Night the Clown Cried II: Tears of Doom!

Season 2 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2012-08-01

Fred tries to get Daphne back. Crybaby Clown returns to rob Crystal Cove and kidnaps Daphne as well. Daphne is rescued and agrees to return to the gang. Mr. E tries to re-recruit Angel Dynamite.

Web of the Dreamweaver!

Web of the Dreamweaver!

Season 2 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2012-08-02

Dreamweaver has come to life brainwashing an old group of Crypts and Creepers players (including Sheriff Bronson Stone) by entering their minds while they sleep!

The Hodag of Horror

The Hodag of Horror

Season 2 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2012-08-03

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 whom Scooby has taken a fancy to.

Art of Darkness

Art of Darkness

Season 2 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2012-08-06

An artist’s painting comes to life and attacks patrons of the museum. The gang is asked to solve the mystery so the Art Museum can be saved.

The Gathering Gloom

The Gathering Gloom

Season 2 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2012-08-07

An artist’s painting comes to life and attacks patrons of the museum. The gang is asked to solve the mystery so the Art Museum can be saved.

The Night on Haunted Mountain

The Night on Haunted Mountain

Season 2 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2012-08-08

Gary and Ethan are attacked by the Dark Lilith on Mount Diabla and lose the soccer team’s lucky soccer ball.

Grim Judgment

Grim Judgment

Season 2 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2012-08-09

Hebediah Grim, a pilgrim monster is targeting, attacking and judging certain women of Crystal Cove at the lover’s hot spot, Lover’s Lane.