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Strange Encounters of a Scooby Kind is the third episode of the original half-hour, Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo.


The gang is camping when they come across a mystery involving a strange space creature and a stolen shipment of radioactive material.


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Main characters:

Supporting characters:


  • Alien (single appearance)(Tessie's disguise)
  • Tessie (single appearance)

Other characters:

  • Police officer on radio (only time heard)
  • Police officer (single appearance)
  • Mule (single appearance)(no lines)



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Suspect Motive/reason
Mr. Moss The gang traced 'alien' radioactivity to his office.


Culprit Motive/reason
Tessie as the Alien To help her steal radioactive material.


Don Messick Scooby-Doo
Police officer on radio
Lennie Weinrib Scrappy-Doo
Casey Kasem Shaggy Rogers
Frank Welker Fred Jones
Heather North Daphne Blake
Pat Stevens Velma Dinkley
Stan Jones Mr. Moss
Ginny Tyler Tessie


  • Radium dials like on Mr. Moss' alarm clock were popular from the early to the mid-20th Century. However, their manufacturing had detrimental health effects on factory workers (who were almost always young


This is the first episode where scrappy says scrappy dappy doo at the ending alone


  • Disguises: Scooby and Shaggy as pizza chef and waiter.

Cultural references

  • The title is an homage to the 1977 sci-fi movie, Close Encounters of The Third Kind.
  • Shaggy refers to Luke Skywalker, the main character in the original Star Wars trilogy of films. Luke happens to be played by Mark Hamill, who has voiced several characters in the Scooby-Doo franchise.

Animation mistakes and/or technical glitches

  • When the gang are trying to enter Mr. Moss's office to use the phone (after Tessie's "disappearance"), the door appears to have a window and curtains when viewed from the outside. However, when Scrappy lets Fred, Daphne and Velma in the door appears to be made of solid wood with no visible windows.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities

  • None known.

In other languages

Language Name Meaning
Greek Στενές Επαφές Τύπου Σκούμπι Close Contacts of the Scooby Kind

Home media


External links

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