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Shaggy Rogers
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Species Human
Gender Male
Member of Mystery Incorporated
Scooby Doobies
Fearless Detective Agency[Note 1]
Affiliation Scooby-Doo
Daphne Blake
Fred Jones
Velma Dinkley
Vincent Van Ghoul[Note 2]
Flim-Flam[Note 3]
The Hex Girls
Occupation Sleuth
Sports team player
Goals To eat a lot of food
Solving mysteries when obligated
Father Mr. Rogers
Mother Mrs. Rogers
Sister(s) Maggie Rogers
Grandmother(s) Grammy Rogers[Note 4]
Uncle(s) Doctor Albert Shaggleford[Note 5]
Marital status Single[Note 6]
Son(s) Shaggy Rogers, Jr.[Note 7]
Frederick Rogers-Dinkley[Note 8]
First appearance WAY: "What a Night for a Knight" (1969)
Played by Casey Kasem (1969-2009)
Keith Scott (1981)
C. Martin Croker (1997)
Billy West (1998)
Scott Innes (since 1999)
Matthew Lillard (since 2002)
Scott Menville (2006)
Nick Palatas (2009, 2011)
Will Forte (2020)
Iain Armitage (2020)
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The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo
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A Pup Named Scooby-Doo
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Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island
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What's New, Scooby-Doo?
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Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get a Clue!
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Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins
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Big Top Scooby-Doo!
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Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map
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Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!
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Norville "Shaggy" Rogers is a member of Mystery Incorporated and a character of the Scooby-Doo animated franchise. His voice was originated by Casey Kasem.

He is the owner and best friend of their team's mascot: Scooby-Doo, a talking Great Dane, who is the main character and the protagonist of the aforementioned Scooby-Doo franchise, making Shaggy the deuteragonist, and sometimes at times even protagonist.

Throughout the years, Hanna-Barbera, Cartoon Network, and Warner Bros. Animation, as well as book and video game publishers, have conceived several incarnations, which don't always fit together because new writers have come on board and disregarded what has come before or there has been a complete reboot, but the general concept has been the same, except for DC Comics and Max's radically altered Scooby Apocalypse and Velma, respectively.

Character description

I'm so scared, I wish I had a ham sandwich to calm my nerves!
― Shaggy Rogers, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, "Hassle in the Castle" (1969)

Shaggy is a tall and lanky teenager. He has whiskers on his chin, forming some kind of a goatee. His signature attire usually consists of a green V-neck shirt, brown bell-bottom pants, and black shoes. In The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo and the 80s made-for-TV films, he instead wore a red shirt and blue jeans.

Shaggy is described as something of a hippie due to his laid back personality, messy hair, and frequent use of the word "Like" in his speech. He and his dog Scooby share a nearly unstable appetite for food, as well as their tendency of goofing off. Shaggy gets extremely scared when faced with monsters or other scary scenarios, usually in display of much greater cowardice than any other character except for Scooby. Shaggy doesn't usually help out Mystery Inc. in mysteries, but is often bribed with Scooby Snacks, which temporarily cures him of his timidity.

An avid foodie, Shaggy enjoys many kinds of food, especially when it comes to fast food such as burgers, pizza, hot dogs, sandwiches, ice cream, milkshakes, french fries, and many more. As such, he tends to experiment with strange culinary combinations by using ingredients that contrast different taste qualities (usually a hotchpotch of sweet and savoury items). In some media, primarly in ones where Casey Kasem portrayed him, Shaggy is depicted as a vegetarian who doesn't eat meat. In Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island, Shaggy and Scooby justify their hunger by insisting that "Being in a constant state of terror makes us constantly hungry!"


TV series






Video games

Stage performances

Theme park rides


Those Original Mysteries

In his first appearance in the episode, "What a Night for a Knight," Daphne said that Shaggy is a gymnast in school, implying that Shaggy—and by extension, the gang—are students in high school.[1]

In "A Clue for Scooby-Doo", after making Velma disgusted with a mention of chocolate-covered hot dogs, Shaggy jokingly remarked that his tastes in food were the result of his first toy being a garbage disposal.[2]

In "Decoy for a Dognapper," Shaggy is first revealed to have acquired an appetite for Scooby Snacks, when Daphne tries to bribe Scooby with one. Shaggy tries for another Scooby Snack, but Scooby blocks him and eats it for Daphne's second attempt.

The N̶e̶w̶ Decades Old Scooby-Doo M̶o̶v̶i̶e̶s̶ 40 Minute Episodes

Back to Basics

Dynomic Duo

Scooby Doobies FTW

Scooby Goes Hollywood-Meta

The Scrappy Years

Scrappy Saves the Show

Daphne, Freddy, and Velma MIA

Fearless Scooby

Daphne Tests Well

Gotta Catch 'em All

Celebrating another 50 years! 50 years of fun!

The Coolest Pup Around

You Ain't Never Had a Dog like Scoob

This time, the monsters are real…

Cartoon Network Spoofs

Harvey Birdman Represents

Shaggy Gets Real

Shaggy Goes Pop-Punk

What's New in the Movies

Gonna Sing This Song ALL DAY LONG

Shaggy Gets Real (again)

Return of the Ascot (DTVs since Abracadabra-Doo)

The Crystal Cove Chronicles

Shaggy Ain't Nobody's Puppet

Shaggy in the Lego World

Lucky There's a Shaggy-Guy

Scooby-Doo and Guess Who (the Creators Wanted to See Thirty Years Ago)?

Shaggy takes a step back in Scholastic's Daphne and Velma

SCOOB! on the Big Screen

Scoobyless Riverdale

In Velma, Norville (the real name of Shaggy) is African-American and works as a editor-in-chief for the Crystal Cove High School newspaper. He is described in the show as a "beta male," and is initially shown to have a geeky crush on Velma, much to the latter's apathy towards him. He was initially a stoner until he developed a negative stance on drugs.

Shaggy Sells Out

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In the Sabrina, the Teenage Witch episode "Unplugged," Sabrina zaps herself into Leonard's computer to remove footage of when she used her powers in the Scorch office, meeting the screensaver versions of Shaggy and Scooby in the process.


In the film Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Scooby and Shaggy are at a restaurant with Matthew Lillard who have umbrage with his portrayal as Shaggy in Scooby-Doo. Shaggy tells Lillard he made him look like a "space cadet" and better not "goof on him" in the sequel, Scooby will offer him a Scooby Snack in a nasty way.

In the Warner Bros. Serververse in Space Jam: A New Legacy, the gang (based on their Scoob! designs), arrive at the basketball game between the Tune Squad and the Goon Squad in the Mystery Machine, then watch from outside the van. Mystery Inc., like all the other IPs, has no particular preference and just reacts to whatever is happening.

Like a Good Neighbour...

The gang gets help from State Farm agent Lucy Rodas after the Mystery Machine gets knocked into a ditch by the Creeper.

Scooby is shocked to discover that Shaggy can't eat after getting a huge bill from Mysteries Insurance, with the narrator suggesting that he should get help from State Farm.

Titans Go!

Shaggy appears twice in Teen Titans Go! The first time as a non-speaking cameo with Scooby in "I See You," when they appear in the Mystery Machine next to Beast Boy and Cyborg in the T-Car during their stakeout song. Next, is a full guest appearance in "Cartoon Feud," when Shaggy and his friends are forced by Control Freak to compete against the Teen Titans in a game of Family Feud.

Shaggy in the Funny Books

Shaggy Survives the Apocalypse

Shaggy in the Cyber Realm

Shaggy is a playable character in all of the Scooby-Doo video games. He's also a fighter in MultiVersus.


Shaggy's template when being created was Maynard G. Krebs, a beatnik character portrayed by Bob Denver in the 1960s sitcom The Many Lives of Dobie Gillis.[3] Writer Mark Evanier believes the only similarity that remained when the character was further developed was the goatee.[4] In the intial concept for Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!—then known by its working title of Mysteries Five—Shaggy was originally called "W.W." and slated to be the brother of "Linda" (the character which would later become Velma). The brother-sister dynamic between Shaggy and Velma was dropped when the show was further developed, although shades of that may still be seen in the first episode.

Casey Kasem was initially hesitant when he was first assigned to voice Shaggy. Kasem stated that he was "hip to what hippies were about," and felt that he had never portrayed a hippie character beforehand. Kasem had wanted to voice Fred Jones, while Frank Welker wanted to portray Shaggy. Instead, the CBS network assigned Welker and Kasem to switch their roles, respectively.[5][6] Unsure of what a hippie would sound like, Kasem based his vocal style and mannerisms on those of Richard Crenna's character, Walter Denton, from the radio/television sitcom Our Miss Brooks.[7]

Shaggy's last name was first introduced in stories by Marvel Comics, and then in cartoon form in The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show episode, "Wedding Bell BOOs!" His real name, Norville, was created by Tom Ruegger for A Pup Named Scooby-Doo;[8] He mentioned that he got it from comedian Oliver Norvell Hardy.[9]

When developing Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!, co-creator Jon Colton Barry rewrote Shaggy with Groucho Marx undertones.[10]


Main article: Shaggy Rogers/Gallery

Toys and merchandise

Main article: Shaggy Rogers/Toys

Behind the scenes

  • From 2002 to 2009, Shaggy was portrayed as a vegetarian because Casey Kasem, himself a vegetarian, demanded such a change. He originally stopped voicing the character in 1995, after being asked to voice him in a Burger King commercial, and he wouldn't return until the producers agreed to make Shaggy a vegetarian.[11][12]
    • The only other times where Kasem voiced Shaggy during his break was in some TV commercials, and a guest appearance on the Johnny Bravo episode "Bravo Dooby-Doo", which aired in 1997.
  • Some viewers of the original Scooby-Doo believed that Shaggy was a marijuana user due to his laid-back, hippie behavior and constant hunger. Casey Kasem was asked in a Newsweek interview if he had ever observed that subtext in the series, and responded "there wasn't anything like that at all," explaining, "[I] guess it's because, I don't know, it was a wholesome show from beginning to end." Kasem was not aware of the fan viewpoint until the interviewer brought it up.[6]
    • In reference to this supposed reading, the 2002 live-action Scooby-Doo film has a minor character introduce herself to Shaggy as "Mary Jane" (a slang term for marijuana), to which he responds, "Like, that is my favorite name."
      • Series creators Joe Ruby and Ken Spears recalled that they never intended for Shaggy to be a marijuana smoker, and "took umbrage" at the jokes in the film.[13]
    • In response to the urban legend, the Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law episode "Shaggy Busted" revolves around Shaggy and Scooby-Doo being arrested for recreational drug use.
    • In Velma, "Norville Rogers" frequently brings up how much he hates drugs, but becomes a drug addict right ahead in the episode "The Brains of the Operation" and aquires the "Shaggy" nickname.
  • In the 2009 Powerpuff Girls-themed documentary "Who, What, Where, How, Why... Who Cares?," Paul Rudish said that when he met Craig McCracken while at Cal Arts, he walked like Shaggy.

In popular culture

WARNING: The following section contains content that may be seen as mature or offensive to some readers. Reader discretion is advised.
  • In the Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures episode "Don't Touch That Dial," where Mighty Mouse gets sucked into a cartoon called Ring-A-Ding, Where Are You! In the cartoon, there is a Shaggy pastiche called Scuzzy, who is a pale imitation which is the intention. He is tall and talks in the same lingo, but says it in a deadpan manner. Physically, he resembles him quite closely, particularly the way his head is shaped and thin arms and legs, but is bald except for a few frazzled hairs left, along with a few frazzled chin hairs, and a tiny pot belly. He dresses cheaply, wearing a white vest, shorts with a rope acting as a belt, a medallion, and sandals.
  • In the Tiny Toon Adventures episode "You Asked for It" ("Duck Out of Luck" segment), when the fighter jets target the King Kong-sized Plucky Duck, one jet shoots anything but actual missiles, such as Shaggy.
  • In the film Wayne's World, Wayne and Garth are unhappy about the ending to their film, so they redo it by doing the "Scooby-Doo ending," as Garth calls it. They transition back to Wayne's basement, where they unmask Benjamin to be Old Man Withers, who runs the haunted amusement park. Angered by them, he declares, "And I would have gotten away with it, too, if it hadn't been for you snooping kids!" Pleased with the outcome, Garth says to Wayne in a Scooby-like voice, "Good one, Shaggy," and Wayne replies that it was an "excellent Scooby-Doo ending."
  • In the film Divorcing Jack, Dan's wigged disguise gets him more attention, and is made fun of in front of a whole audience by being called Shaggy.
  • In the Sister, Sister episode "The Audition," Mr. Matushka told the students that Casey Kasem would be a returning alumnus guest of Roosevelt High. After failing to get them to recognize Casey for his radio career, he sighed as he had to resort to using his career as the voice of Shaggy on Scooby-Doo to get their attention.
  • In the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "Out of Mind, Out of Sight," Willow wears a t-shirt with Scooby and Shaggy printed on. Later, Xander says "Gulp," a reaction used by Shaggy.
  • In the Animaniacs segment "Back in Style," the Warner siblings are loaned to a Hanna-Barbera-type studio that lets the Warner siblings "play themselves" in its cartoon Uhuru, Where Are You? In this parody, Bristly acts as a stand-in for Shaggy, who says, "Zinc," instead of "Zoinks."
  • In Chris Rice's song "Cartoons," Rice questions if Scooby and Shaggy are religious and would say "Scooby-dooby-doo-loo-yah" in place of "Hallelujah."
  • In the Student Bodies episode "Snowed In," Mags and Flash bond over Scooby-Doo by singing the theme song. When their friends come in, who are surprised the two are getting along, are asked what the nature of Scooby and Scrappy's relationship is, and why a hot girl like Daphne is hanging around a loser like Shaggy, with Romeo simply remarking that she is hot, before their friends leave them again.
  • In the Arthur segment "The Rat Who Came to Dinner," Shaggy is anthropomorphized as an animal with the rest of the gang in Mr. Ratburn's favourite old show Spooky-Poo.
  • In the Boy Meets World episode "Can I Help to Cheer You," Tommy repeats back to Eric how he told him that they were the greatest team since Scooby and Shaggy. In Tommy's innocent reasoning of convincing Eric to adopt him, Tommy said that Scooby didn't think it was impossible to save Shaggy when he fell into a well.
  • In the third episode of BBC Radio 4's Dead Ringers, there is a sketch based on Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, featuring only Shaggy, Scooby, and Velma. Shaggy uses his signature catchphrase, "Zoinks."
  • In That 70s Show episode "Afterglow," Fez watches the end of an episode of "the Scooby-Doo," with a villain saying, "And I would've gotten away with it, too, if it wasn't for those darn kids." Later, the guys get high, with Fez treating Kelso's sudden support of Eric as a mystery, "one suitable for Scooby-Doo and his gang of cartoon teenagers!" He then goes on to say how he wishes they were cartoon characters, with Fez imagining them in Hanna-Barbera's Scooby-Doo-esque designs with Scooby-Doo-esque music playing as they talk to each other. Fez, the first one to talk, after the transformation, sarcastically says, "Zoinks. That'd be super, Fez."
  • In the Timon and Pumbaa episode "Werehog of London," a fortune teller warns Timon and Pumbaa that no one is safe from the curse of the werehog, not even "those meddling teens and their pesky dog." Then the camera reveals an orange and blue van resembling The Mystery Machine that has been abandoned after it was knocked into a lamp post.
  • In the book P.E.A.C.E.: A Novel of Police Terror, two members of the Real Peace vigilante group go on TV wearing a Scooby-Doo mask and dressed as Shaggy.
  • In season 8, episode 15 of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, the £300 question is "What is the name of the cartoon dog who solves mysteries with Shaggy?"
  • In the film Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, the title characters hitchhike in a green van owned by a bunch of odd adults vaguely resembling Mystery Incorporated. The Shaggy doppelganger, referred to in the credits as "The Dude," makes fun of Fred for wearing a neckerchief, gets high from a "doobie snack" from Jay, and then wants to harvest the kidneys of Jay and Silent Bob, but this is just a dream of Jay's.
  • In the ¡Mucha Lucha! episode "Mask-Away," Rikochet gets scared by Bueno Girl rustling around in the bushes, which makes him scream, "Zoinks," and jump into the arms of his dog, Masked Dog.
  • In the video game Final Fantasy X-2, Prophet, who is a pastiche of Shaggy, is one of the potential culprits depending on what path you go on in the Mi'ihen Highroad Mystery subquest. When caught, he says, "That's right. Like, it was me. And I would've gotten away with it, too, if it hadn't been for you meddling kids!" When Rin strikes him down for holding a gun at him and his friends, Prophet cries out, "Zoinks!"
  • In the film Freddy vs. Jason, Gibb, Kia, and Lori play a verbal game of "Marry, Fuck, Kill," with the former proposing Fred, Scooby, and Shaggy. Kia and Lori rightly refuse to answer her question.
  • In the film Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light, Tristan yells, "Zoinks," when seeing the mummies.
  • In "Chapter 20" of the Star Wars: Clone Wars series developed by Genndy Tartakovsky, the young nervous Jedi was a parody of Shaggy, as revealed by Tartakovsky in the audio commentary for the episode. John DiMaggio voiced the character. Tartakovsky wanted his voice to be higher, but found it to be too goofy to be mixed in with the serious tone he was going for. While unnamed in the episode (he was credited as "Padawan"), the official Star Wars website would later identify him as Sha'a Gi.
  • In the Danny Phantom episode "The Million Dollar Ghost," one of the members of Groovy Gang is called a hippy called Andy, acting as an analog of Shaggy. Andy's catchphrase is "Jinkiers" and owns the group's tiger mascot, Scaredy Cat, who he bribes with Kitty Krunch to get things done.
  • In The Venture Bros. episode of "¡Viva los Muertos!," Sonny is a composite of 1970s serial killer David "Son of Sam" Berkowitz and Shaggy. Sonny believes his dog, Groovy, can talk to him, which makes him look paranoid as Groovy will only talk to him, which may be a result of the prescription pills that his leader, Ted (a parody of Ted Bundy), bribes him with by referring to them as "Groovy treats."
  • In the Gilmore Girls episode "Knit, People, Knit," Rory attends a 2002-themed party, where a poster of the Scooby-Doo film has been put up on a door, with Shaggy and Fred visible.
  • In the Hannah Montana episode "We Are Family - Now Get Me Some Water," Jackson, with no medical background, massages Sean's back, but only makes it worse. His reason for doing it the way he did is that he saw Scooby do it to Shaggy, who are supposed to be his cousins, instead of a cartoon as Sean pointed out.
  • In the Yin Yang Yo! episode "Slumber Party of Doooom," characters who look and sound similar to Shaggy and Scooby are watching Yin and Yang dealing with zombies on TV, with Shaggy accusing Yin and Yang are stealing their montages while the zombies chase the twin rabbits, and then a second time when Yang gets the idea from a TV show that he can suck the zombie energy out of them, Shaggy lets out a surprised and angry, "What?!"
  • In the Torchwood book Trace Memory, Owen thought of himself as Fred, but Toshi thought he was more like Shaggy.
  • In the Two and a Half Men episode "Above Exalted Cyclops," Alan sings the theme song while painting a toy model of the Polar Light's Mystery Machine with Scooby and Shaggy sitting inside.
  • In the December 1, 2009 episode of Wheel of Fortune, the jackpot round was "Fictional Characters" for $800 with the hidden words forming "Shaggy & Scooby-Doo," guessed correctly by Scott. Host Pat Sajak congratulated him and made an awkward dog sound of "OROOROROROO," which was supposed to be an impression of Scooby.
  • In the Smallville episode "Abandoned," Lois said to Shelby that he was Scooby to Clark's Shaggy.
  • In the Psych episode "In Plain Fright," a haunted house, amusement park, and a comment Lassiter makes about how kids should be scared of the law instead of adults in costumes, after uncovering a dead guy, leads Shawn to argue that they've got "bona fide Scooby-Doo case". This is followed by Shawn wanting Gus to say, "Zoinks," who refuses, but says, "Jinkies," instead. The park's vice president comes in to tell them he knows who murdered the man, to which a satisfied Shawn wants the vice president to tell all the doubters and "Scooby-Don'ts" (referring to Lassiter) of the murderer, who then reveals to him that it was a ghost. Shawn, not having expected to hear that, says, "Zoinks."
  • At the beginning of the sixth episode of Becoming Human, Adam lists Shaggy and Scooby as a great crime fighting duo due to their chemistry.
  • In the Castle episode "Demons," when Esposito asks Beckett why she let Ryan chase ghosts with Castle, she believes they may be good for each other, stating, "Maybe Shaggy'll keep Scooby out of trouble."
  • In The Cleveland Show episode "Nightmare on Grace Street," Cleveland and Rallo are forced to put an end to their feud by staying in a spooky mansion at night on Halloween. Rallo says it's nice, but Cleveland responded that it "seemed a little Scooby-Doo." He then says "Zoinks" like Shaggy, and jumps on Rallo like Scooby would jump on Scooby, with appropriate sound effects. Rallo then feeds him a dog biscuit, with Cleveland responding in a happy Scooby-like tone.
  • In the So Random! episode "Cole & Dylan Sprouse," Scooby and Shaggy are jailed for 20 years in the "Sally Jensen, Kid Lawyer" sketch, for being irresponsible cartoon role models for a young girl who after losing her bike, stole her neighbor's Great Dane, took her mother's minivan, and fed the dog Scooby Bites the whole time which leads to a "big Scooby doo-doo" in the back seat. While behind bars, Shaggy insists, "Like, zoinks, man, it wasn't our fault the dog couldn't hold it." Jensen, who doesn't believe them, harasses Scooby and Shaggy from the other side and informs them they'll be away for 20 years (140 in dog years), which scares Scooby into Shaggy's arms.
  • In the Plastic Man short "Super Hero Sketch Artist," the old woman describes to Plastic Man that her mugger looked "shaggy," which causes Plastic Man to morph into Shaggy, with an accompanying sound bite of a goofy laugh that sounds like Matthew Lillard's take on the character.
  • In the New Teen Titans short "Turn Back the Clock," Mad Mod turns back time altering the appearances of the Teen Titans with each passing decade, with the 70s making them look like Mystery Inc.; Cyborg is Shaggy, who uses "like" inappropriately in a sentence.
  • Floyd is a parody of Shaggy in the independent horror film Saturday Morning Massacre (later retitled Saturday Morning Mystery). Floyd is written as a drug user, the owner of a dog called Hamlet (Scooby), and the ex-boyfriend of Nancy (Velma).
  • In the Grojband episode "Dance of the Dead," the band all shouts "Zoinks" after seeing the zombies rise, and Kon jumps into Kin's arms.
  • In the Futurama episode "Saturday Morning Fun Pit," the 31st century incarnations of Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew watched a cartoon called Bendee-Boo and the Mystery Crew, in which the Planet Express crew were reimagined as members of Mystery Inc., with Fry taking on the role of Shaggy. There is an inside joke about Shaggy being a stonerTw when Hermes asks Fry why he always has the munchies, his eyes are bloodshot, he's paranoid, and the van has a "skunky odor." Fry shrugs it off by saying, "Search me." But then follows it through with "No, don't. I'm carrying" and laughs sheepishly. As a fun factoid, Billy West, the voice of Fry, didn't have to go far in finding his inner Shaggy as he was the official voice of Shaggy in the direct-to-video film Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island.
  • In the film Bad Neighbors, two pledges are called Scooby and Shaggy when told to investigate.
  • The series is parodied in the Austin & Ally episode "Mysteries & Meddling Kids," when while at a disco party, Dez and his friends dress up as his favorite characters from a 70s cartoon called Groovy Goat and the Mystery Bunch, with Dez as the hippie Reggie, who owns a goat named Groovy, and uses the catchphrase, "Cachoinkers."
  • In Cracked's parody called "Scooby Don't," the Mystery Squad, which includes the hippy called Shiggy, is told off by the police after they tie up an innocent homeless old man at an abandoned carnival. Shiggy is accused of being on something by the police and when arrested, he complains about it being his third strike. He also says "Bloinks," instead of "Zoinks," when they remove the hood of the old guy they captured in a net.
  • In the Regular Show episode "The Dream Warrior," Mordecai and Rigby show Pops an old cartoon called Funkie Wunky and the Groovy Gang, which features a Shaggy doppelganger called Alfie. Pops then has a dream in which he is in the cartoon with his friends, which has Mordecai dressed like Alfie.
  • In the Ben 10 reboot episode "Scared Silly," which is somewhat of a parody of a Scooby-Doo episode, has Ben scared like Shaggy and Scooby, including having Ben cry, "Zoinks," when he sees the ghostly scuba diver.
  • In "Wanderers v Pedagogues," an episode of the BBC Two quiz show Only Connect, host Victoria Coren Mitchell begins by saying, "Good evening. Much of the key work debunking supernatural myths was carried out in the 1970s by American paranormalogists Norville Rogers, Frederick Jones, Daphne Blake, and Velma Dinkley. And if you didn't get that reference, then shame on you, Only Connect fans. You probably preferred the ones with Scooby-Dum and Scrappy-Doo."
  • In AOK's parody called "Scooby-Doo, Who Are You?," the gang gets hysterical after they accidentally rip a bad guy's face off, which is followed by a cop's face. This gets Fred so paranoid, he pulls off Shaggy's face.
  • In "The Spooky Badge," an episode of the preschool series Hey Duggee, the Squirrels play dress up as Mystery Inc., with Happy as Shaggy. There is also a moment where Roly as Scooby jumps into the arms of Happy when he is scared.
  • In The Powerpuff Girls episode "Midnight at the Mayor's Mansion," the chase through the hallway doors is a parody of chases like those in Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! The Mayor even says Shaggy's catchphrase, "Zoinks," while passing the screen inside a pink van reminiscent of the Mystery Machine.
  • In the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012) episode "Raphael: Mutant Apocalypse Part 1" (aka "The Wasteland Warrior"), when one of the honey badgers takes out a rocket launcher on Donatello, he surprisingly says, "Zoinks."
  • In Simpsons Comics #242, there is a story entitled "Scooby-Don't," with the kids dressed up as Mystery Inc., including Nelson Muntz wearing similar clothing to Shaggy.
  • In the Drop the Mic episode "Hanson vs. Sam Richardson & Shaggy vs. Matthew Lillard," Lillard goes into a rap spar with Shaggy, questioning why he's called Shaggy when he looks like Scooby (making his Shaggy voice when saying Scooby), to which Shaggy replies, "Really?" in Scooby's voice.
  • In season 19, episode 25 of the BBC series Antiques Road Trip, Stephanie Connell says, "Raggy," in Scooby's voice after she mentions that she used to love Scooby.
  • In the online comic Girl Genius #21, a character is called Norville.
  • In the Talking Tom and Friends episode "The Mystery of the Pyramid," when Tom and his friends read about a mummy's curse, Hank is so scared he tries to find the right word for it, such as "Zoinks," "Zorks," and "Zooks." When the group runs into the mummy, Hank spontaneously comes out with "Zoinks," which he feels is an accomplishment. Hank also says it a second and final time, when the mummy's bandages begin to unravel.
  • In the Supergirl episode "The Gauntlet," Mitch jokingly cries, "Zoinks!" when Nxy chucks something at him as he enters the room.


  • In the Red Razors story, a group of Sov-Block mercenary enforcers called themselves the Spooky Doo Gang, due to owning a dog called Spooky who resembled a green Scooby-Doo. Shaggy's doppelganger is called Shabby who is later killed.
  • Issue #2041: A mutie resembling Shaggy has O.D.d on spike, taking away who he was. The friend beside him resembles Velma.

American Dad!

Main article: American Dad!
  • "100 A.D.:" An artist's rendition of fugitives Haley and Jeff makes them look like Velma and Shaggy, respectively. Upon seeing the news, Jeff yells, "Zoinks!"
  • "Z.O.I.N.C.S.:" Jeff is dressed like Shaggy on Halloween, although he hates being the stereotype. A secret file is named "Z.O.I.N.C.S." after Shaggy's catchphrase.

Archie's Weird Mysteries

  • Issue #5: "Time / Space Conundrum, or, Stop This Time Machine--I Want to Get Off!!:" The end panel has Jughead asleep in front of the TV, featuring parodies of Scooby and Shaggy called Gooby and Scraggy (with the latter holding Gooby Snax instead of Scooby Snacks), setting up the next issue which is an all-out parody of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
  • Issue #6: "A Familiar Haunt:" Jughead is dressed up like Shaggy as he becomes a parody of Shaggy for the comic's story (sans outfit). He inexplicably cries "Zoinks" when he's scared, while his dog, Hot Dog, has taken on the qualities of Scooby. Jughead also drives the Mystery Mobile, which he got from his uncle who used to sell tie-dyed shirts and bell bottoms out of it. Jug and Hot Dog also eat a box of Gooby Snax.

Disney's Doug

  • "Doug's Bloody Buddy:" A fantasy in the teaser depicts Doug and his friends as the Scooby Gang, with Doug as Shaggy to compliment his own dog, Porkchop, who was Scooby.
  • "Doug's Hairy Situation:" Roger chooses "the Shaggy" look on a computer simulation after he gets one chin hair.

Doctor Who

  • In the book The Crooked World, there is a parody of Shaggy called Tim Coward.
  • In Doctor Who Magazine #489, the thirteenth segment of the ongoing The Daft Dimension, depicted parallel universe counterparts of the Doctor and his companions who loosely resembled each member of Mystery Inc. by wearing their outfits, with the Doctor wearing Shaggy's outfit but with the addition of a blue jacket.

The Fairly OddParents

Main article: The Fairly OddParents
  • Channel Chasers (part 2): There is a TV show called Snooper Dawg and the Clue Crew. Snooper's Shaggy-like friend jumps into his arms, which Shaggy has occasionally done with Scooby, and in the middle of a chase scene, Snooper and his Shaggy-like friend get a snack.
  • "Dread 'n' Breakfast:" During Crocker, Tootie, and Dark Laser stay at the Turner Bed and Breakfast, they are out to get Timmy, who at one point asks Dark Laser what one of his buttons does which he says turns on his 70s chase music, which begins a Scooby-Dooby-doors chase. In the middle of the chase, parodies of Shaggy and Scooby appear, being chased by the Headless Horseman; the Shaggy parody says "Zinkies, Doob! Like, keep running man!"
  • "The Wand That Got Away:" When Timmy and his fairy companions go on the search for Cosmo's wand, they take on the roles of Mystery Inc., with Cosmo becoming a parody of Shaggy. Also, when Mr. Turner, now a giant pigeon, smacks into the window, he says, "Zoinks! I hurt my jinkies!"
  • "Let Sleeper Dogs Lie:" Sparky kept a DVD of his previous owners, which included a group of kids resembling Mystery Incorporated who solved mysteries. Thanks to the Mystery Mobile, they escaped from a castle haunted by a cloaked ghost. The Shaggy doppelganger commentated in fear, "Zoinks, Sparky."

Family Guy

Main article: Family Guy
  • "Chitty Chitty Death Bang:" With the television transmitter cut, Peter wonders what the Scooby gang is up to, with the scene then cutting to an adult spin-off spoof called The Scooby-Doo Murder Files, where Mystery Incorporated investigates and describes in detail how someone was killed.
  • "Family Guy Viewer Mail:" A segment parodies the Little Rascals with the adults as kids, which includes a portion of time at a spooky mansion, where the regressed boys also copy the hallway chase gag, featuring Mystery Incorporated in a cameo also running out of one door and into another.
  • "Deep Throats:" In a DVD-exclusive scene, when Brian and Stewie sneak into the town hall, they run into Mystery Incorporated, but Stewie gets rid of them by humming their own walk music against them.
  • "Stewie Loves Lois:" Stewie has a yogurt cup with Scooby's name and apparently Shaggy's eyes have been cut out just the way he likes it.
  • "Stewie, Chris & Brian's Excellent Adventure:" Stewie tests Chris for his history class, by asking him who said, "We have nothing to fear, but fear itself"? Chris responds with both Scooby and Shaggy, to which Stewie angrily responds, "It's nobody on Scooby-Doo!"

Harley Quinn (comic)

  • Issue #1: In the background of one panel, an alternately colored Shaggy (now with reddish hair and dressed in purples) and the rest of the gang chase a crook.
  • Issue #64: Justice League Dark is a parody of Mystery Inc., with Swamp Thing substituting Shaggy, whose clothes are now vaguely reminiscent of Shaggy's. Detective Chimp, who's in place of Scooby, acts as Swamp Thing's animal sidekick. Detective Chimp also says, "Zoinks," instead of Swamp Thing, who says, "Jinkies," instead of Velma.


Main article: Jeopardy!
  • January 10, 1997: In the "Hanna-Barbera Dogs" category for $200, the question was, "In 1969, he began traveling around in The Mystery Machine with Freddy, Daphne, Velma & Shaggy," with the answer being, "Who is Scooby-Doo?"
  • June 12, 1998: In the "Animation" category for $500, the question was, "Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Freddy, Daphne & Velma traveled around in a van with this name," with the answer being, "What is The Mystery Machine?"
  • September 18, 2002: In the "Recent Movies" category for $600, the question was, "Those darn meddling kids Shaggy, Velma, Daphne & Fred made it to the big screen in this 2002 live-action film, "What is Scooby-Doo?"
  • November 13, 2002: In the "Scooby-Doo at 32" category for $1000, the question was, "Keep your feet on the ground & keep reaching for the stars & tell us he's the original voice of Shaggy," with the answer being, "Who is Casey Kasem?"
  • May 6, 2004: In the "Hit Songs" category for $600, the question was, "This performer had a song on the Scooby-Doo soundtrack; he shares his name with a character in the movie 'She call me Mr. Boombastic / Say me fantastic / Touch me on me back, she say...'," with the answer being, "Who is Shaggy?"
  • April 25, 2005: In the "And Doggie Makes Three" category for $200, the question was, "Velma, Shaggy &...," with the answer being, "Who is Scooby-Doo?"
  • July 10, 2007: In the "Names in Pop Music" category for $800, the question was, "He could be one of Scooby-Doo's crew, but this reggae star made "Angel" a big hit in 2001," with the answer being, "Who is Shaggy?"
  • April 28, 2009: In the "Fictional Munchies" category for $200, the question was, "2-word name for the mysterious food item often used to bribe Scooby-Doo & Shaggy," with the answer being, "What are Scooby Snacks?"
  • January 15, 2010: In the "'AGG'-Ressive" category for $200, the question was, "An adjective for long, disheveled hair, or Scooby-Doo's best buddy," with the answer being, "Who is Shaggy?"
  • February 24, 2010: In the "That's in Britoonica" category for $200, the question was, "Britannica notes that his owner Shaggy was 'one of the first serial abusers of the word "like"'," with the answer being, "Who is Scooby-Doo?"
  • February 1, 2011: In the "AKA" category for $800, the question was, "Scooby-Doo's owner, his real name is Norville Rogers & he really needs a haircut," with the answer being, "Who is Shaggy?"
  • October 3, 2017: In the "TV" category for $200, the question was, "He's the loveable Great Dane who hangs out with Daphne, Freddy, Shaggy & Velma," with the answer being, "Who is Scooby-Doo?" (with Austin giving a bit of a voice).
  • May 21, 2019: In the "TV Cartoon Series by Characters" category for $200, the question was, "Shaggy, Daphne, Velma" with the answer being, "What is Scooby-Doo?"
  • April 7, 2021: In the "What a Bunch of Characters!" category for $800, the question was, "Scooby-Doo is best pals with this guy, real name Norville Rogers" with the answer being, "Who is Shaggy?"
  • April 5, 2023: In the "TV Eats" category for $400, the question was, "Scooby-Doo salivated watching this guy make a double, triple decker sardine & marshmallow fudge sandwich" with the answer being, "Who is Shaggy?"
  • May 2, 2023: In the "A Jr. in Entertainment" category for $400, the question was, "Zoinks! It was a double dose of Jr.s with Freddie Prinze Jr. as Fred & Miguel A. Núñez Jr. in a 2002 film named for this cartoon dog" with the answer being, "What is Scooby-Doo?"

Looney Tunes

Main article: Looney Tunes
  • DC Comics' Looney Tunes #71: The story, "Tazzy-Doo, Where Are You?," depicts several Looney Tunes characters as members of Mystery Inc., with Daffy Duck as Shaggy, and Tazz as his pet dog, Tazzy-Doo. They are both scared like Shaggy and Scooby, as they try to get out of solving the mystery. Daffy says, "Zoings," instead of "Zoinks."
  • For Warner Bros.' 100th anniversary, they celebrated by licensing a range of Looney Tunes Funko Pops with a Scooby-Doo motif, which included Daffy Duck with Shaggy's hairstyle and clothes. This was then animated for a special mashup short where the Looney Tunes acted as Mystery Inc. and caught the ghost of Mr. Hyde, but it turns into an ordeal, revealing him to be several other Looney Tunes stars, causing Daffy to react with a "Zoinks" at the shock of how long it was taking.

Robot Chicken

Main article: Robot Chicken
  • "Operation Rich in Spirit:" In the skit, "A Scooby Friday," Mystery Inc. goes sleuthing at Camp Crystal Lake where they all get killed by Jason Voorhies, except for Velma. Shaggy's voice is provided by Matthew Lillard, who returns for each subsequent skit.
  • "Ban on the Fun:" In the skit "Laff-A-Munich" segment, he and Scooby are tasked with killing the Really Rottens. Shaggy is awoken in the middle of the night by Scooby randomly firing his gun. When asked by Shaggy what he was doing, Scooby says his safety wasn't on. He also confronts Daisy Mayhem about the murders alongside Captain Caveman.

Saturday Night Live

Main article: Saturday Night Live
  • "Rob Lowe/Eminem:" In a skit about a fictional Crime TV program called Pros & Cons, it reports on Mr. Montgomery, a jailed felon, who allegedly dressed up as a ghost to scare people away from a run-down amusement park that had pirate treasure underneath. He was stopped by a group of "amateur detectives," who according to Warren "Shaggy" Shagowski, decided while in a malt shop that the law had gone soft and it was time to do something about it, especially after "dirtbags who get their jollies dressing as ape men or glowing deep sea divers." Mr. Montgomery's lawyer argues that their prior criminal activities for "meddling" on several occasions meant that they were looking for trouble and implicated that Mr. Montgomery was innocent. Shaggy simply counters with his patriotic American right to have the freedom to stop bad guys. The lawyer admires Shaggy's ethics, then bribes him to think differently with a box of Scooby Snacks. He also says "Zoinks" once.
  • "Kumal Nanjiani/P!nk:" Kyle Mooney plays Fenster, a parody of Shaggy, in skit called The Hunch Bunch.


  • "Beginnings:" Daisy wanders into Tim's bedroom after hearing a noise and is spooked by his alien mask. Tim finds her and she keeps on saying she heard a noise, so Tim says she was playing Scooby-Doo. She says she used to play as Daphne when she was little, as did Tim play as Freddie when he was younger, but now Tim and Daisy look more like Shaggy and Velma.
  • "Leaves:" From Colin the dog's point of view when Daisy leaves the front door, toys of Shaggy and Velma are on a stand.

Sugar and Toys

Main article: Sugar and Toys
  • "Cribfest:" In a segment called "The Scoobidy-Doobidy Basketball Variety Mystery Show," Lakers coach Luke Walton has hired the Scoobidy Gang to find LeBron James's missing hairline, which he claims the Barber Fairy took after a story that Kobe Bryant told him when joining the Lakers. After a short investigation, the gang discover that the Barber Fairy is really Kobe who didn't want LeBron to play better than him. Scooby and Shaggy's doppelgangers are called Scoobidy and Shaky, respectively.
  • "Burning Scouts:" In a segment called "Cartoon BFFs, See Each Other Naked for the First Time," Shaggy and Fred disrobe in the shower to see each other naked. Shaky is surprised to see an ascot on Fred's penis, too. Unlike the first episode, Shaky says, "Zoinkers," instead of "Zoinks." Fred also talks about sharing Deedee (Daphne), which may be a reference to when Shaggy and Daphne solved mysteries together with Scooby and Scrappy for three seasons in the 80s.
  • "Make Room for Roomie:" The gang investigate the disappearance of Shaky, and ask Scoobidy several questions until he confesses that he killed Shaky because Shaky kept on eating his Scoobidy Snacks and threatened to neuter him. Scoobidy then cut all of him up and turned him into "Shaky Snacks" to hide the body, which he the fed to the rest of his friends, who threw up after they discover the truth. Scoobidy winks at the camera.
  • "Revenge of the Nerfs:" In a segment called "The Scoobidy-Doobidy Cancel Culture Variety Mystery Show," the Scoobidy Gang (the first time they are called that) investigate Chris Brown's house to see why he is back in the spotlight again despite being "cancelled." Velma, in particular, is seething with hatred at the idea of Chris being popular again. Scoobidy drives the Mystery Machine. Fred mentions how he had a lot of fun the other night with Deedee and Velma. Shaky uses Snaggy's catchphrase.
  • "Love in the Time of Pandademic:" The Scoobidy Gang catch DJ Khaled disguised as a ghost chicken at a KFC-type restaurant. DJ Khaled was stealing the lemon pepper off Rick Ross's chicken wings.


  • "Mint Condition:" Dean suggests a bunch of fictional friends they can dress up as for the next Halloween, among them is Shaggy and Scooby.
  • "Peace of Mind:" In Charming Acres, there is a matinee showing the first live-action with a poster on the wall, the one with Scooby in Shaggy's arms.
  • "Last Holiday:" Mrs. Butters folds Dean's underwear with Shaggy and Scooby on them with another pair with Scooby also on his bed.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003)

  • "Notes from the Underground Part Two:" When mysterious mutants appear, Mikey says he speaks for himself and his brothers when he screams, "Zoinks!"
  • "Insane in the Membrane:" When cornered by a monster mutant, Mikey screams, "Zoinks!"
  • "Adventures in Turtle Sitting:" Mikey lets out a "Zoinks" when a mutated Donatello starts chasing him.

Teen Titans Go!

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  • "Costume Contest:" Robin draws himself and the Teen Titans as Mystery Inc., with Cyborg as Shaggy.
  • "Pepo the Pumpkinman:" Pepo points out a short man on a horse, only for Cyborg to correct him in a scared Shaggy-like voice, saying, "That dude's not short, he's, like, headless, man!"

Veronica Mars

  • "You Think You Know Somebody," Wallace calls Veronica Velma when she talks about how easy it was to find out about someone's details online, but Veronica prefers to think of herself as Daphne. Veronica then asks Wallace if he is supposed to be Fred, but he dismisses this as his "white boy" of choice, as he prefers Shaggy because of his "flavor," which Veronica finds ironic after she finds he is still subscribed to Mad magazine.
  • "Versatile Toppings:" While threatening Corny, Arturo called him Shaggy, for his similar laid back attitude and appearance.

Young Justice (TV series)

  • "Targets:" The working design of Marvin White was originally inspired by Shaggy.[14] In "Death and Rebirth," an adult Marvin still retains some Shaggy-esque look about him with the addition of a goatee.
  • "Secrets:" A boy dresses up as Shaggy at Happy Harbor High's Halloween party.


  1. ^ "In Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo.
  2. ^ In The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo.
  3. ^ In The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo.
  4. ^ In Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!
  5. ^ In Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get a Clue!
  6. ^ Husband to Crystal in a fantasy in Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders. Husband to Velma Dinkley in Scooby Apocalypse.
  7. ^ Fantasy in Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders.
  8. ^ In Scooby Apocaplypse.


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  2. ^ "Can I help it if my first toy was a garbage disposal?" - Shaggy Rogers (Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!: "A Clue for Scooby-Doo" season 1, episode 3).
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  5. ^ (2001). The Scooby-Doo! Gang in Their Own Words; documentary featurette from The Scooby-Doo!/Dynomutt Hour: The Complete Series DVD. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.
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  9. ^ Ruegger, Tom (February 17, 2016). "I named Shaggy "Norville" after another great comedy duo member -- Oliver Norville Hardy". Twitter. Retrieved October 19, 2023.
  10. ^ TheAtomicLight (September 30, 2017). "An Interview With... Jon Colton Barry". Scoobypedia. Retrieved January 19, 2023.
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  12. ^ Corliss, Richard (2014). "Casey Kasem: The Voice of America Retrieved March 4, 2023.
  13. ^ Shostak, Stu (February 5, 2012). "Interview with Joe Ruby and Ken Spears".
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