INSIDE LOOK: The Groovy ‘Mego’ SCOOBY-DOO Playset You’ve Waited Decades For

Jinkies! Zoinks! Boooooo! EEEEEEEEK!

Best Scooby-Doo episodes ever? When they met Batman and Robin of course!

Well, now you can re-create those misadventures (and many others) with The Toyroom’s custom Mego-scale Scooby-Doo Haunted House — perfect for Halloween and other spooky days of the year.

It’s one of dozens of playsets created by Anthony Durso — and one that’s perfect for you meddling kids.


“ZOINKS! Ten years ago, I did a three-story version of a Scooby-Doo Haunted House,” explained Anthony, who is also a 13th Dimension contributor. “The ground floor was a basement/dungeon with a secret lab. The second floor had sinister portraits and a secret panel behind a bookcase. The top floor was the attic.

“Unfortunately that format had to be tweaked considerably for the new, smaller carry-case style. Attic and basement were scrapped and it’s now an expanded first floor. I tried to include additional Easter eggs and references to more episodes than the previous version,” he added.

Here are some other angles:

“Scooby-Doo, in all his incarnations*, was always a cornerstone of my Saturday morning cartoon binge, along with the Super Friends and Bugs Bunny/Road Runner. The original Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? series is the obvious favorite but the New Scooby-Doo Movies is pretty awesome too.”

(*Until Scrappy came along).

A few thoughts:

— Obviously, there were no Scooby-Doo Megos when we were kids. But you can now get a whole run, thanks to modern makers of Mego-style figures. So you really can team Mystery Inc. up with the Dynamic Duo. (If only somebody would make Phyllis Diller or Don Knotts.)

— In addition to these displays, The Toyroom’s 8-inch-scale sets currently include: Superman’s Fortress of Solitude (click here), Lex Luthor’s Lair (click here), the Batcave/Wayne Foundation (click here), the 1966 Batcave, the 1966 Batgirl apartment and changing room (click here), the 1966 Batman movie United Underworld HQ (click here), the Joker’s Ha-Hacienda (click here), Catwoman’s Catlair (click here), the Riddler’s hideout (click here), Arkham Asylum (click here), Wonder Woman’s Paradise Island (click here), Wonder Woman’s TV series IADC headquarters (click here), the Green Lantern HQ on Oa (click here), Aquaman’s Aquacave (click here), Captain Marvel’s Rock of Eternity (click here), the JLA Satellite (click here), the JSA Brownstone (click here), the Super Friends Hall of Justice (click here), the Super Powers Hall of Justice (click here), the Hall of Doom (click here), The Fantastic Four’s Baxter Building Lab (click here), Iron Man’s Armory (click here), the X-Men’s Danger Room (click here), the Hulk Gamma Lab Hideaway (click here), and a Star Trek: The Animated Series Enterprise (click here) — with more to come.

— As I always feel compelled to point out, I don’t make anything from this. I just love showing it all off. Each set — including case, artwork and complete assembly — is $85 plus shipping. Contact either or you can message Anthony, who also owns Retropolis Tees and is a 13th Dimension contributor, through Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.


— EXCLUSIVE: Classic Batman WAYNE FOUNDATION Playset Makes a Comeback. Click here.

— INSIDE LOOK: The ‘Mego’ HALL OF JUSTICE Playset You’ve Waited Decades For. Click here.

Author: Dan Greenfield

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  1. That playset truly captures the spirit (pun intended) of “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!”

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  2. This was pretty cool. I am a long time fan of the Scooby franchise so this is a treat! Thanks for sharing

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  3. Too bad they won’t ship to Canada. I’m quite interested in the Scooby Doo display, it truly captures the essence of the original show and would be perfect for the figures that are now available through Figures Toy Company.

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