Pompeii and Circumstance

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Pompeii and Circumstance
Premiere date February 22, 2003
Run time 20:58
Starring Frank Welker
Casey Kasem
Mindy Cohn
Grey DeLisle
Mark Hamill
Daran Norris
Tara Strong
Writer(s) Ed Scharlach
Storyboard artist(s) Sandra Frame
Chris Harmon
Jim Shellhorn
Director(s) Tom Mazzocco
Collette Sunderman (voices)
Animation director(s) Marian Lin
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"Pompeii and Circumstance" is the thirteenth episode of What's New, Scooby-Doo? season one. It aired on February 22, 2003 on The WB's Kids' WB morning block. It was written by series co-creator, Ed Scharlach, produced by other series co-creator, George Doty IV, directed by Tom Mazzocco, and voice directed by Collette Sunderman.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes


Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor





  • Gladiator's chariot
  • Gang's mopeds




It was copyrighted in 2002.


The theme song was written by Rich Dickerson and Gigi Meroni, and performed by Simple Plan. The music was also composed by Dickerson and Meroni.



Dates are in order of release:

Behind the scenes

  • The episode title is a play on Sir Edward Elgar's song "Pomp and Circumstance Marches," which is played at every American high school graduation ceremony.
  • The Mystery Machine is absent.


Marketing and promotion

Critical reception

In other languages

Language Name Meaning
French Le gladiateur de Pompéi The Gladiator of Pompeii
Greek Το Τέρας της Πομπηίας
Περιπέτειες στην Πομπηία
The Monster of Pompeii
Adventures in Pompeii
Italian Un Viaggio A Pompei A trip to pompeii
Norweign Gladiatoren i Pompeii The gladiator in pompeii
Polish Heca w Pompejach Fun in pompeii
Spanish (Latin America) Pompeya y Circunstancia Pompeii and Circumstance

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