This article is about the original incarnation from the Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! episode A Clue for Scooby Doo. For other incarnations, see Captain Cutler (disambiguation).
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* Physical appearance; clothing.
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Captain Cutler was a sailor turned thief who disguised himself as his own ghost.

Physical appearance

Captain Cutler is a middle-aged Caucasian male. Although bald on top, his remaining hair is gray. He also has bushy gray eyebrows. He wore a blue sailor outfit and a cap, When he was a sailor, he had a long gray beard.


He remained silent when finally being caught.


Early life

Captain Cutler unmasked

Capt. Cutler unmasked.

He was a sailor who supposedly died in a shipwreck with a yacht.

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!

Season one

The gang investigated the Ghost of Captain Cutler, who had returned, making yachts disappear in revenge. They discovered it was the real Cutler in a diving suit, covered in phosphorescent glowing seaweed. He used this disguise to actually steal the ships, in collusion with his supposed widow, who pretended to be a witch, and to have brought him back as a ghost by her magic.



Scooby-Doo! (DC Comics)

The case was retold, from Cutler's point-of-view.
Captain Cutler DC Meddling Kids

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  • While it's not explicitly confirmed, Captain Cutler could be retconned as a citizen of Coolsville, the town the gang grew up in as kids as depicted in A Pup Named Scooby-Doo.
  • Even with his beard, Captain Cutler looks different in his portrait.