Battle of the Humungonauts

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Battle of the Humungonauts
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Premiere date: September 6, 2010
Run time: 22:35
Writers: Roger Eschbacher
Directors: Curt Geda
Collette Sunderman (voices)
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"Battle of the Humungonauts" is the ninth episode of Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated season one. It aired on September 6, 2010 on Cartoon Network. It was written by Roger Eschbacher, and directed by Curt Geda, and Collette Sunderman.

To boost gang morale during the combat of two ape-like creatures who may come from space, Fred officially names gives them the name of Mystery Incorporated and unveils embarrassing new color-coded uniforms.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes

Scooby: Are you cheating on me?
Shaggy: Huh? Cheating?! Like, that is just--That's crazy talk, Scooby-Doo. Cheating? Huh! Please. I mean, you're my dog.

Scooby: Gave him the best years of my life.

Sheriff Stone: Well, well, look what the talking dog dragged in.

Fred:' You mean you're building a trap without me. My own father?!
Daphne: How could you?! Freddy!
Mayor Jones: Oh, buckets of bear bait, it's just business.

Velma: One of your traps actually worked!
Fred: You don't have to act so darn surprised about it.

Mayor Jones: Prancin piccolos, Fred. One of your traps actually worked!

Jax: And it would have worked, too, if it weren't for--.
Jax and Max: My meddling brother!


Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Trinny Lee Fran Southworth
Mr. Baywosenthal N/A
Don Knotts lookalike N/A
Sheriff Stone Patrick Warburton
Mayor Fred Jones Gary Cole
Abraham Lincoln
Green Humungonaut Frank Welker
Sally's husband N/A
Scooby-Doo Frank Welker
Commercial announcer #1 (voice only) Tom Kenny
Shaggy Rogers Matthew Lillard
Velma Dinkley Mindy Cohn
Rusty Gnales Gary Cole
Red Humungonaut Troy Baker
Angel Dynamite Vivica A. Fox
Commercial announcer #2 (voice only) Troy Baker
Nan Blake
Miss Percy
Workman N/A
Max Minner Tom Kenny
Jax Minner Tom Kenny
Mr. E (voice only) Lewis Black
George Washington (portrait) N/A
Deputy N/A
Deputy Bucky N/A








It was copyrighted in 2010.


The music was performed by Robert J. Kral, which was edited by Christine Luethje. The theme song was written and performed by Matthew Sweet.


Dates are in order of release:

Behind the scenes

  • The episode is a tribute to the Japanese Toho movie Sanda tai Gaira (War of the Gargantuas).
  • Shaggy's attic bedroom is reminiscent of Greg's attic bedroom from the sitcom The Brady Bunch.
  • How many times does Shaggy say "Zoinks?" Four.


  • Despite the title card spelling them as Humungonauts, the voice credits spell them as Humongonauts.
  • Despite being called Max Minner Insurance Agency on the radio, all the signs say Max Minner Insurance.
  • The Crystal Cove Stadium was previously called Terror Dome Stadium in "In Fear of the Phantom."

Everlasting influence

Marketing and promotion

The episode inspired the fourth stage of Cartoon Network to update their online game, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: Crystal Cove Online, which was updated at the time of the episode's release.

Critical reception

In other languages

Languages Name Meaning
Spanish La Batalla de los Humungonautas The Battle of the Humungonauts
Italy La Battaglia Dei Gigantonauti
French La Bataille des Humongonautes
Hungarian Humungalamuták csatája
Portuguese A Batalha dos Humongonautas
Greek Η Μάχη των Χουμονγκοναυτών (Star TV Dub)
Η Μάχη των Γιγαντοναυτών (Boomerang TV Dub)
Polish Bitwa Gigantonautów

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