For other incarnations, see Mr. Wickles (disambiguation).

Mr. Wickles was the curator of the County Museum. He dressed up as the Black Knight to scare visitors away during his art forgery scheme.

Physical appearance

Wickles is a fairly short, overweight and middle-aged Caucasian male. While bald on top of his head, his remaining hair is black, and he wears round and thick-framed glasses. Other features include flat nose, round double chin and almost inexistent neck. He wears a light blue shirt, with a black tie, underneath a brown overcoat, brown pants, and black shoes.

Personality

Wickles appears to be friendly natured, as he told the gang about the mysterious disappearance of Professor Hyde White, which apparently only makes him more suspicious to the gang.

History

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!

Season one

At the towns museum, he thanked the gang for bringing the Black Knight ghost statue to him. Then he tells the gang that they shouldn't have with the mysterious disappearance of the professor, and because of the legend that the Black Knight coming to life at the full moon.

Mr. Wickles unmasked.

He was unmasked as the Black Knight, once the gang found out what his scheme at the museum was after they suspected him. He was working on fake paintings and switching them for the real ones at the museum, which was why he kidnapped Prof. Jameson Hyde White, because he was the only one who spotted the fake paintings Wickles made.

Appearances

Notes/trivia

  • Wickles is spelt Wikles in storyboards and on his model sheet.[1][2] The latter spelling is used in Gold Key Comics' comic adaptation.
  • Wickles appeared in Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, wherein he is given the first name "Jeremiah", and is a redeemed villain trying to investigate the monster attacks in Coolsville.
  • While it's not explicitly confirmed, Wickles 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.
  • Hanna-Barbera reused the design for one of the scientists in the Josie and the Pussycats episode Never Mind a Master Mind.

In other languages

Actor Language Notes
Michael Rüth German
Peter Sjöquist Swedish

References

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