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The Neon Phantom of the Roller Disco! is the fourth episode of the original half-hour, Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo.
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- Nightmare (only appearance)(no lines)
- Reporter (only appearance)
- Sparkles (only appearance)(no lines)
- Hollywood, California
- Hollywood Sign
|Steve Shimmer||He wanted to close the roller disco.|
|Joey Cassette||He wanted to buy Steve Shimmer's share of the roller disco.|
|Bill Walker as the Neon Phantom||To force the roller disco to close.|
|Casey Kasem||Shaggy Rogers|
|Frank Welker||Fred Jones|
|Heather North Kenney||Daphne Blake|
|Pat Stevens||Velma Dinkley|
|Michael Bell||Joey Cassette|
- The Mystery Machine's license plate registration is finally identified as "AC-712". The following season, however, in the Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo (second series) episode Scooby and the Bandit, it is changed to "SCOOBY".
- The episode title recalls the 1909 novel The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux, which is frequently parodied by the Scoobyverse. This episode in particular has similarities to the 1974 movie adaptation The Phantom of the Paradise.
- The movie Grease Fever is an obvious mashup of the then-recent Saturday Night Fever (1977) and Grease (1978), both starring John Travolta, who is referenced by name. The Sparkles' rehearsal song sounds very much like the Fever theme "Stayin' Alive."
- Other real celebrities like Mick Jagger and Barbara Streisand are mentioned as well.
- Sundown Boulevard is a parody of Los Angeles' legendary Sunset Boulevard.
Animation mistakes and/or technical glitches
- There is a layering mistake which lasts for about two frames when Scooby and Shaggy are hiding under the bench, making it look like Scooby is crushing Shaggy.
Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities
- From a certain point of view, Bill Walker is really just a man defending his home. He rents property from the roller disco and the roller disco decides to expand. In order to expand, they must remove the residents on the property who would then have to find a new place to live. This same storyline often sees the roller disco as the 'evil corporation' that cares more about profits than the needs of people. Siding with the corporation is a bit out of character for Mystery Inc.
In other languages
|Greek||Το Φάντασμα της Ντισκοτέκ Ρόλερ!||The Ghost of the Roller Disco!|
- Scooby-Doo! and Scrappy-Doo!: The Complete Season 1 DVD set released by Warner Home Video on April 28, 2015.
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|Strange Encounters of a Scooby Kind||Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo (first series)
(List of episodes)
|Shiver and Shake, That Demon's a Snake|