Lights! Camera! Mayhem!

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Lights! Camera! Mayhem!
Premiere date February 15, 2003
Run time 21:20
Starring Frank Welker
Casey Kasem
Mindy Cohn
Grey DeLisle
Dee Bradley Baker
Jeff Glen Bennett
Eddie Santiago
Gedde Watanabe
Writer(s) Jim Krieg
Storyboard artist(s) Eddie Lin
Sebastian Montes
Marcus Williams
Director(s) Tim Maltby
Collete Sunderman (voices)
Animation director(s) Sung-Yul Han
Sung-Chun Suh
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"Lights! Camera! Mayhem!" is the twelfth episode of What's New, Scooby-Doo? season one. It aired on February 15, 2003 on The WB's Kids' WB morning block. It was written by series co-creator, Jim Krieg, produced by other series co-creator, Ed Scharlach, directed by Tim Maltby, and voice directed by Collette Sunderman.

A remake of a spy thriller has its production plagued by the Faceless Phantom, supposedly the long-dead movie star Rip Barron. The Gang volunteers with the movie's crew while solving the case.

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Memorable quotes


Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

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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.


  • "I Don't Want to Walk Around With You" - The Romanes


Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: February 15, 2003 on The WB

Behind the scenes

  • The episode title is a play on the cliche director's cue of "Lights, camera, action." You're welcome.


Marketing and promotion

Critical reception

In other languages

Language Name Meaning
French Le fantôme de l'opèra de pékin The Phantom of the Beijing Opera
Greek Φώτα, Κάμερα, Τρέλα
Φώτα! Κάμερα! Πανικός!
Lights, Camera, Madness
Lights! Camera! Panic!
Polish Kamera, akcja, zadyma Camera, action, hustle

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