Droopy's Deep Sea Mystery

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Droopy's Deep Sea Mystery
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Premiere date September 11, 1993
Run time 6:49
Starring Don Messick
Charlie Adler
Chuck McCann
Writer(s) Stewart St. John
Storyboard artist(s) Jerry Eisenberg and Joel Seibel
Director(s) Gordon Hunt (voices)
Don Jurwich (voices)
Kris Zimmerman (voices)
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"Droopy's Deep Sea Mystery" is the first episode (part one) of Droopy, Master Detective season one. It aired on September 11, 1993 on Fox's Saturday morning block Fox Kids. It was written by Stewart St. John, and voice directed by Gordon Hunt, Don Jurwich, and Kris Zimmerman.

A mermaid hires Droopy and Dripple to get back her father's stolen gold shell from fish rockstar Matoona.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes

Dripple: Pop, she has a tail! What is she exactly?
Droopy: An adolescent fantasy, son.


Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Dripple Charlie Adler
Droopy Don Messick
Glitter Goldfin Unavailable
Matoona Unavailable
Operator (voice only) Unavailable
Glitter Goldfin's father Chuck McCann
Jellyfish Charlie Adler
Swordfish Chuck McCann



  • Golden shell


  • Matoona's tour bus
  • Droopy's minisub




It was copyrighted in 1993.


The main title theme and music were composed by Gary Lionelli, with the former having lyrics written by Joseph Barbera. The director of music production was Bodie Chandler.


Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: September 11, 1993 on Fox

Behind the scenes

  • Glitter, Matoona, and the king are parodies of Ariel, Ursula, and King Triton, respectively, from the 1989 film The Little Mermaid. Matoona is also a parody of the singer Madonna.


  • Droopy reads from a piece of paper that Matoona has gone to "The Slippery Eel Club," but the sign on the building simply says "Slippery Eel."

Critical reception

In other languages

Language Name Meaning

Home availability

  • Not available. 😥