The Tar Monster
is a villain in the Scooby Doo
series. He is a monster made entirely out of tar
, and is the guardian of the ancient city of Byzantius. He first appeared in The Scooby Doo Show
episode, The Tar Monster. He is one of Mystery Inc.’s most recurring foes, appearing in his original appearance, two films and several video games.
The Scooby Doo Show
The Tar Monster made his first appearance in an episode of The Scooby Doo Show entitled “The Tar Monster.” In the episode, Mystery Inc. visits Professor Brickston, who is leading an archeologist dig in the ancient city of Byzantius. He tells them the dig is being cancelled because the workers are being frightened off by the Tar Monster, the protector of Byzantius who lived in the tar pools
that the city was known for. The Professor also told the gang The Tar Monster had kidnapped his assistant, Mr. Stoner. That night The Tar Monster attacked Scooby and Shaggy in their tent, the gang followed the monster’s footprints to a tar pool where they found an ancient piece of pottery. The next day, the Professor takes Mystery Inc. into the city where they are attacked by the Tar Monster. The gang uses an air compressor
to force the Tar Monster out of the tar pools, and unmask him to be Mr. Stoner, who used the legend of the Tar Monster to scare away the workers so he could sneak into the Inner Sanctum of Byzantius, and steal the treasure.
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