What's New Scooby-Doo?

Season 1 Episode 5

It's Mean, It's Green, It's the Mystery Machine

Aired Saturday 8:00 AM Oct 26, 2002 on The WB



  • Trivia

    • The song during the chase scene is "I'd Do Anything" by Simple Plan. Simple Plan is the same band who performs the theme song (and later appeared in a second season episode).

    • Daphne has two stripes!-When the gang spots Andy, and Mandy, Fred says to follow them, but if you look at Daphne sitting on the backseat of the twobikes , her skirt has two stipes on the bottom like the original cartoon!

  • Quotes

    • Shaggy (after seeing the Mystery Machine normal): But... but it was alive!
      Velma: What a joker.
      Daphne: Very funny, Shaggy!

    • Fred: It's nice to have good ol' Mystery Machine back on our side.
      Murph: $8,000 and that's my final offer.
      Mystery Inc.: It's not for sale, Murph!
      Scooby: No way!

    • Susan Dimwittie: Well, I never meant for the van to get so out of control. But, you kids wouldn't stop meddling. Doesn't matter now, the Mystery Kids are still gonna be bigger than ever.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Fred said he wanted to paint the Mystery Mashine red. The is a reference to "The 13 Ghost of Scooby-Doo", when it was red.

    • The Mystery Machine: Chi chi chi kill kill kill kill.

      Early on in the episode, the sound effect is a parody of the of Jason/Friday the 13th sound effect. But later in the episode, it was the piano sound.