Jabberjaw (TV series)

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This article is about the TV series. For the main title character, see Jabberjaw.
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On-screen title card.
Network: ABC
Production company: Hanna-Barbera
Original release: September 11December 18, 1976

Starring: Frank Welker
Tommy Cook
Julie McWhirter
Pat Parris
Barry Gordon
Producer(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Music composed by: Hoyt Curtin
Writer(s): George Atkins
Haskell Barkin
John Bates
Larz Bourne
Tom Dagenais
Robert Fisher
Ray Parker
Director(s): Charles A. Nichols

Jabberjaw is an American animated mystery comedy TV series produced by Hanna-Barbera (H-B) for ABC's Saturday morning children's programming. It ran in 1976, airing 16 episodes that spanned one season. It was the ninth Scooby-Doo "clone" series.

Jabberjaw, a 15-foot amphibious great white shark, is the drummer for The Neptunes, a rock group made up of four teenagers — Biff, Shelly, Bubbles and Clamhead — who live in an underwater civilization in the year 2076. Jabberjaw and The Neptunes travel to various underwater cities where they encounter and deal with assorted megalomaniacs and supervillains who want to conquer the undersea world

In 2021, Jabberjaw and the Neptunes appear in the Jellystone! reboot, in which, Jabberjaw is a female.

The entire series has been released on DVD.




The music was composed by Hoyt Curtin.


Title Number Air date
"Dr. Lo Has Got to Go" 1x01 September 11, 1976
"There's No Place Like Outer Space" 1x02 September 18, 1976
"Atlantis, Get Lost" 1x03 September 25, 1976
"Run, Jabber, Run" 1x04 October 2, 1976
"The Sourpuss Octopus" 1x05 October 9, 1976
"Hang On to Your Hat, Jabber" 1x06 October 16, 1976
"The Great Shark Switch" 1x07 October 23, 1976
"Claim-Jumped Jabber" 1x08 October 30, 1976
"Ali Jabber and the Secret Thieves" 1x09 November 6, 1976
"Help, Help, It's the Phantom of the Kelp" 1x10 November 13, 1976
"No Helpin' the Sculpin" 1x11 November 20, 1976
"The Bermuda Triangle Tangle" 1x12 November 25, 1976
"Malice in Aqualand" 1x13 November 27, 1976
"The Fast Paced Chase Race" 1x14 December 4, 1976
"The Piranha Plot" 1x15 December 11, 1976
"There's No Heel Like El Eel" 1x16 December 18, 1976