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Howl Of The Fright Hound is the tenth episode of the first season of Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated.


A robotic dog is terrorizing Crystal Cove and is framing Scooby. Can the gang capture this mechanical menace and clear Shaggy's lovable dog's name?


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Cast and characters

Actor Character
Frank Welker Scooby-Doo
Fred Jones, Jr.
Matthew Lillard Shaggy Rogers
Grey DeLisle Daphne Blake
Mindy Cohn Velma Dinkley
Patrick Warburton Sheriff Bronson Stone
Frances Conroy Angie Dinkley
Tony Cervone Gary
French nerd
Mitch Watson Ethan
Guard #3
Japanese nerd
Dee Bradley Baker Officer Johnson
Udo Kier Professor Pericles
Daryl Sabara Jason Wyatt
British nerd
Jessica Walter Mrs. Wyatt
Fred Tatasciore Demon Dog
Guard #2
Non-speaking roles
Mr. Bendy


  • Fright Hound operated by Mrs. Wyatt


Suspect Motive/reason
Scooby-Doo The Fright Hound was made to look like him.
Jason Wyatt He knew how to make robots and had a stalker-crush on Velma.


Culprit Motive/reason
Mrs. Wyatt, operating the Fright Hound Revenge for believing her son was mistreated.




  • UK premiere date: November 12, 2010.
  • Throughout the episode there are many obvious references to the 1980 film, The Terminator:
    • The robotic dog playing the role of the T-800.
    • The Fright Hound survives the flames of an exploding car, similar to how T-800 survived the flames of an exploding fuel truck.
    • The police station scenes.
    • Its disguise is burnt off at the police station, showing its exoskeleton underneath. This actually happened later on in Terminator.
    • The climax takes place in a factory, they also both managed to bust down a factory door, just like the movie, and after the robot is believed to have been destroyed it makes one final attempt before being crushed to death at the very end.
    • Even the music is alluded to.
  • When Officer Johnson calls up Sheriff Stone stating that all of the animal inmates have been rounded up (except for Professor Pericles), one of the inmates being wheeled in at the time resembled Yogi Bear.
  • The room holding Professor Pericles is similar to the cell for Magneto in the first two X-Men movies.
  • The uncanny way Pericles disturbs those who visit him is similar to Hannibal Lector in The Silence of the Lambs.
  • Jason Wyatt is also the name of the production manager of this series.
  • The robotic dog is debatedly one of Mystery Inc.'s most dangerous and hostile foes this season.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities

  • After being wrecked by the Fright Hound, the roof of the Mystery Machine looks okay when the van drives to the factory.

In other languages

Languages Name Meaning
Spanish (Latin America) El Sabueso Endemoniado The Demoniac Hound
Spanish (Spain) El Aullido del Monstruo Sabueso Howl of the Hound Monster
Italy ScoobyBotic ScoobyBotic
French Qui Veut la Peau de Scooby-Doo? Who Wants the Skin of Scooby-Doo?
Portuguese O Uivo do Cão Sinistro The Howl of the Sinester Hound
Hungarian A Hasonmás The Alter Ego
Greek Το Ουρλιαχτό του Σκύλου Ρομπότ The Howl of the Robot Dog

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