Wednesday, January 26, 2022

The 7 Best of Shaggy Scooby-Doo Moments

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When it comes to evergreen cartoons, Scooby doo by Hanna Barbera productions tops the list. And when it comes to evergreen cartoon characters, Shaggy from Scooby-Doo grabs the first place. Admit it, when I say Scooby-doo, don’t you get the picture of a dog along with his thin and tall owner Shaggy Rogers and their overarching story? Not to forget the mind-blowing mystery machine.

And what about the gang of Scooby-Doo dynomutt dog with Fred, Daphne, and Velma, and the iconic truck? It was a part of our childhood. Talking about the best of Shaggy, like the scooby doo dynomutt hour, scooby all star laff a Olympics, it  instantly takes us down the memory lane reminding our childhood. Let us take a look a look at some of the best of Shaggy Scooby-Doo moments. 

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Scooby-Doo with Fred, Daphne, and Velma, and the iconic truck was a part and parcel of our childhoods.

Shaggy is a mood always. In his iconic green t-shirt, brown bell-bottom pants, messy hair, and the superpower of eating, he has been ruling the cartoon lovers’ hearts for eras now and makes us laugh. Not only his superpower of eating a lot and not getting fat is impressive, but also his unconditional love for his dog is widely loved. Best of Shaggy means the best of fun-filled mysterious adventure with the Scooby-Doo gang that had all of us hooked to our couches.

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Shaggy rogers in his iconic green t-shirt and brown bell-bottom pants, messy hair.

From 1969 till present the show is running on TV with guests starring and it never saw a declining graph in popularity to date. In this article, we will take you down memory lane reminding you of the best of Shaggy. Check them out here.

1. Scooby-Doo and a Mummy Too; Best of Shaggy Had To Include the Mummy

Shaggy is known for his accidental mischief, which often led to trouble for the whole gang. As it happened in episode 12 of Season 1 of “Scooby-Doo Where Are You!”. Scooby dum, Shaggy, Fred, Velma, and Daphne visit a historical museum to spend their holiday differently. They come across the exciting story of the Mummy of Ankha.

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Episode 12 of Season 1 of “Scooby-Doo Where Are You!”, Scooby-Doo and a Mummy Too.

Now Mummies are always interesting for adventure lovers like the Scooby-Doo gang and us. So the story of the Mummy of Ankha goes like, the Mummy is around 3000 years old. It can come back to life and turn people into stone when removed from its tomb. Well, who in the world would intentionally remove such a dangerous mummy from its tomb, right? But as mentioned earlier, accidental mischief is always in the best of Shaggy.

Turned out that the mummy is too fond of treasures that included valuable coins. Accidentally one of the coins get into Shaggy’s pocket, and he leaves the museum with the coin. Later on, the slime gang comes to know about the coin and return to the museum to find the professor. To their shock, the professor was already turned into a stone, and the Mummy of Ankha was missing.

The Mummy gets after Shaggy to get its coin back. As the story proceeds, Shaggy and Scooby-Doo show up their karate skills to fight the Mummy. Shaggy finds out a stone statue of Scooby-Doo, and his mourning over it clearly showed how deeply he loves his dog. But later on, they together solve the mystery and unleash the real face of Mummy of Ankha. Certainly one of the best of Shaggy.

2. Go Away Ghost Ship; One of the Best Performances of Shaggy’s Mind

Episode 14 of Season 1 of “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!” was probably one of the best shows of the whole franchise. Not only was the entire story engaging as hell, but it also portrayed the best of Shaggy. Shaggy and the gang get on a journey to uncover the mystery of the haunted ships of Mr. C.L. Magnus. A ghost pirate called Redbeard was haunting Mr. Magnus’s ships and looting them.

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Episode 14 of Season 1 of “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!”, Go Away Ghost Ship. Best of Shaggy’s brain performance.

Shaggy and Scooby-Doo get captured in the ghost’s hand and the pirate orders them to cook for him. I know, right? That’s the first mistake he committed. He asked the most celebrated foodies to cook food. The story gets more interesting when Shaggy puts on a paper pirate hat and imitates Redbeard so accurately that his two henchmen get fooled and start listening to Shaggy.

Later on, the gang finds out clues from the very same paper hat and reveals the mystery behind Redbeard. The whole chase and catch were successful with the help of Shaggy, Scooby-Doo, and a jackhammer. So this one was undoubtedly one of the best performances of shaggy’s mind. I mean, who knew his brain worked as fast as his tummy?

3. Beware the Beast from Below; Best of Shaggy in Disguise

Shaggy and his disguises were bound to be included in the best of Shaggy. Be it the French painter, knight, or the police, he can take any disguise smoothly. But in this article, I will talk about one of my personal favorites of best of shaggy in disguise.

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Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated.

Episode 1 of season 1 of ” Scooby Doo  Mystery Incorporated,” aka Beware the Beast from Below is unique for many reasons. It’s the first episode of the franchise, the first time Velma expresses her feelings about Shaggy and, most importantly, the first and one of the best of Shaggy in disguise. The story revolves around Scooby-Doo and gang being attacked by mutant slimes while they do nothing but their usual stuff.

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Mutant Slime attacking Daphne in episode 1 of season 1 of “Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated,” aka Beware the Beast from Below. 

And their usual stuff includes handling original mystery incorporated. Anyways, after the attack, they find out three bodies inside three cocoons and successfully steals one of them. Then they head towards the school, and there ask Professor Raffalo to help them studying the body, and he agrees.

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Professor Raffalo, the real culprit behind the slime monster.

As the story progresses, they find out the slime monsters have substances from their favorite ice cream brand Fruitmeir. Now the gang had to investigate the shop but can’t get access. This is when Shaggy comes to the rescue with his beloved dog Scooby-Doo. They take the disguise of Fruitmeir waitresses. And at night, they help the rest of the gang enter into the store and investigate. Not to mention like every other episode in this one too, a human face was revealed under the disguise of the monster.

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Shaggy and Scooby take the disguise of Fruitmeir waitresses to uncover the mystery. One of the best of Shaggy in costume.

But admit it was disguised as a waitress was not only difficult but also one of the best of Shaggy in disguise.

4. Hassle in the Castle; Shaggy and His Superpower of Eating Without Getting Fat

Another undeniable fact to include in the best of Shaggy is his superpower to eat a lot without getting fat. Yes, I know we all want this superpower. But Shaggy had it, and that was not only the best of Shaggy but also his identity.

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Shaggy and his superpower of eating without getting fat.

In a lot of episodes, we have seen Shaggy and his love for food, but among everything, sandwiches were his weak point. And his love for sandwiches led to the creation of the Super Shaggy Sandwich. Shaggy made this sandwich in episode 3 of season 1 of “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!”, Hassle in the Castle. I know Scooby-Doo fans already remembered its successor Shaggy Super Sandwich, which Shaggy made in the excellent episode “A Night of Fright is No Delight.”.

Coming to the Super Shaggy Sandwich, Shaggy made this sandwich when the gang was stuck in a haunted castle after getting lost due to fog. While Velma suggests Shaggy to stay up for guarding, he decides to treat himself to his double-decker sandwich. He did mention the ingredients if you remember, and I did try to make it at home. Loaf bread, ham, ketchup, cheese, lettuce, sardine, olive, and what else? Name the rest of the ingredients in the comment section below.

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Super Shaggy Sandwich was Shaggy’s creation.

Not to mention he made the sandwich, but Scooby-Doo cunningly ate it. Another sandwich appearance in the episode is the ghostly ham sandwich that appeared in mid-air out of the blue. Even though it was vanished by a ghostly knight’s ax, Shaggy came back to find the sandwich out. That proves eating can be included more than once in the best of Shaggy.

5. Mystery Mask Mix-Up; Best of Shaggy and His Motorcycle Scooby

Shaggy using Scooby-Doo as his motorcycle is one of the best of Shaggy and Scooby-Doo bonding. In episode 2 of the second season of “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!”, we can have the best example of how to use your pet dog as your motorcycle. But beware! Not all pet dogs are Scooby-Doo to have a superpower to turn into a motorcycle.

In this episode, the gang goes to the Chinatown of San Francisco to watch the Chinese New Year’s Parade. Meanwhile, Daphne likes an ancient Chinese mask from an archaeological shop and buys it. The mask is decorated with valuable jewels, and supposedly it belongs to the ghost of Zen Tou. Following his orders, two of his ghosts kidnap Daphne and get the mask.

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Shaggy could ride Scooby as a magical motorcycle.

In an attempt to save Daphne from an abandoned and haunted temple, Shaggy and Scooby-Doo run into the ghost of Zen Tuo. We can see him wearing the golden mask in this scene. This is when Shaggy rides Scooby-Doo like a motorcycle to escape and succeed in doing so. Even though the “ghost” tries to kill the gang, they usually reveal the human face behind the mask.

Related Article: The 15 Best Scooby Doo Moments

6. Whenever Shaggy Yelled Out, “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You”

Last but not least is the iconic line of all the episodes of all the seasons. Yes, we are talking about the famous one-liner, “Scooby-Doo where are you?” That defined not any specific episode but the whole franchise. And who other than Shaggy could create it. Yep, this one-liner is the best of Shaggy creations.

“Scooby-Doo, Where Are You"

Throughout all the seasons, of all versions, whenever Shaggy was in trouble, the first name that came to his mind was of his beloved dog. Scooby-Doo and Shaggy’s bonding is something to learn from. And to be honest, their bonding made the show worth watching on repeat.

I loved not only this one-liner but also the funny yet smart jokes that Shaggy cracked in the middle of danger. I was even habituated to say Zoinks! Yes, you got it right! It is another best of Shaggy creations.

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Shaggy and his one-liners always make us go LOL.

7. Life Lessons From Shaggy

Shaggy was the part and parcel of our lives, and the list can be confined in 7 best of Shaggy. We have grown up with the gang, and before finishing this article, let us remind you 5 of the most life lessons that Shaggy and his gang.

5 best life lessons from Shaggy and his Gang –

  • There is nothing such as monsters. Humans do the monstrous things
Scooby-Doo taugh us humans do the monstrous things. Gif source: Giphy
Scooby-Doo taught us humans do monstrous things.
  • If your relationship with your best friend is not like Shaggy and Scooby-Doo, then are they your best friends?

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    Shaggy and Scooby, one of the best air of BFFs in history.
  • No matter what, never forget to smile. Even in the hardest situations, you can find the ray of hope to be happy, just like Shaggy and Scooby-Doo.

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    No matter what, never forget to smile like Shaggy and Scooby.
  • The real brave is the one who faces his fear. Everyone knows how scared Shaggy was of monsters. But he never gave up and won over his fear every time.

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    The real brave is the one who faces his fear like Shaggy.
  • Eating is a must. Love your food as Shaggy loves his super Shaggy Sandwich, and Scooby-Doo loves his Scooby snacks

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    Shaggy and food are made for each other.

So that was our choice of 7 best of Shaggy in Scooby-Doo.

What episodes do you think we missed out on? Let us know in the comment section below.

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