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23 Velma Quotes to Make You Think

Velma from the Scooby Doo cartoon is one of the most beloved characters. She has been an integral part of the franchise since its debut in 1969 and continues to be a fan favorite over 50 years later. Velma is often portrayed as the brains of the group, providing solutions to puzzles or mysteries that Scooby and Shaggy could not. Her intelligence and wit have made her an enduring fan favorite with viewers from young children to adults.

The Scooby-Doo Show

The Scooby-Doo Show has been very popular in American television for nearly five decades. Since its debut in 1969, the show has offered viewers an animated experience that is both nostalgic and modern. Centered around four teenagers and their Great Dane Scooby-Doo, the group works together to solve mysteries and capture evildoers. The classic comedy brings familiar faces from around the world into our living rooms with each adventure they take on.

The characters of Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and Scooby-Doo have become timeless icons in pop culture over the years. With endearing memories of family-friendly entertainment that all ages can enjoy, this cartoon classic continues to win over new fans with each episode.

Velma’s Super Sarcastic Quotes

Velma, the beloved and iconic character from the classic cartoon Scooby-Doo, is known for her sharp wit, intelligence, and snarky comebacks. As one of the original Mystery Inc members, Velma plays an integral role in solving crimes and outsmarting villains. She’s become a fan favorite for her sarcastic quotes that often provide comic relief or a dose of reality.

Sheriff Stone: “You’ve got to help me! The aliens are gonna steal my brain!!”
Velma: (sarcastically) “Must not be very complicated plans.”
Scooby doo! Mystery incorporated. Episode: 42 Aliens Among Us
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Daphne: “What if their minds are permanently gone?”
Velma: (sarcastically) “How could we tell?”
Scooby doo! Mystery incorporated. Episode: 36 Night Terrors
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Sheriff: “What could be so important to lure Crystal Cove’s most famous lawman back from the great beyond?”
Velma: (sarcastically) “Oh I don’t know – maybe’s he’s actually here to try and solve some crimes.”
-Scooby doo! Mystery incorporated. Episode: 24 Dead Justice
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Mr. Hubley: “Well, if it isn’t Frank, Danny, Veronica and Slappy!”
Velma: “It isn’t.”
Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur (2011)
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Shaggy and Scooby: ‘Forteus!’
Daphne: “Are you sure you saw Forteus?”
Velma: (sarcastically) “And not a mirror?”
Scooby-Doo! Spooky Games (2011)
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Steve: “Do you want to volt with me?”
Fred: “Oh, no, no, I haven’t volted in years!”
Velma: (sarcastically) “At least.”
-Scooby-Doo! Spooky Games (2011)
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Velma: “What do you want with us, shovel lips?”
Shadowy Orc: “Do not mock me. I have eldritch blood!”
Velma: “And sometimes I have a chick mustache. Is there a point to this?”
Scooby doo! Mystery incorporated. Episode 15: The Wild Brood
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Sheriff Bronson Stone: “Just cork it. You know this badge? You know why it’s here?”Velma: (sarcastically) “it came with the shirt?”
-Beware the Beast from Below
I hope Sheriff stone will never forget it now!
Velma: “Uh huh. Bravest of heroes.”
-Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra Doo
Velma told this to Madelyn about Shaggy and Scooby, sarcastically.
Daphne: “Wait. I know how to deal with this guy. (shouts to Voodoo Maestro) Hey you! What are you doin’?”
Velma: “Yes, that is masterful.”
-Scooby-Doo (2002 film)
Yes Daphne that was totally new, as if it hadn’t been done before.
Manu Tuiama: “I really appreciate all you’re doing to help me find Snookie, especially given the danger.”
Fred: “Danger is my middle name.”
Velma: “I thought it was Herman.”
-Aloha, Scooby-Doo!
Velma Dinkley: “It’s very simple. When the barometric pressure dropped and the warm offshore air came in contact with an inland cold front we ran into some unnavigable nucleation.”
Fred Jones: “You’re right, Velma. Whatever you said.”
Velma Dinkley: “I said we’re lost in the fog.”
-Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! episode 2: Hassle in the Castle
Velma translates her own fancy talk in a joke at the beginning
Velma’s Friend : (about Scrappy) “Puppy power”, huh?
Velma : (laughing) “And he wasn’t even a puppy. He had a gland disorder.”
Scooby-Doo (2002 film)

Velma’s love For Mystery

It should come as no surprise that Velma, the brilliant, bespectacled member of the Scooby-Doo gang, has an insatiable interest in mystery-solving. What makes Velma unstoppable when it comes to solving puzzles and unmasking villains, Let’s try to understand it in her own sayings.

“Kinda makes you nostalgic for the homicidal creatures, doesn’t it?”
~Velma Dinkley
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“That’s the chance I’ll have to take.”
~Velma Dinkley
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“If this place isn’t the definition of ghost town…where is everybody?”
~Velma Dinkley
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“Mystery is my mistress. I must heed her sweet call.”
~Velma Dinkley
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According to Velma, She’s(mystery) always elusive and never stays for too long. But when she does appear, it’s with a captivating presence that draws me in—like a moth to the flame. I can’t seem to get enough of her thrilling enigma, and the more I try to uncover her secrets, the deeper I fall under her spell.

“We discovered the mastermind is Scrappy, who sadly was taken by evil.”
~Velma Dinkley
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What a surprise! We finally discovered the mastermind behind all the chaos and mayhem that has been plaguing our city: Scrappy. Yes, it turns out that the nefarious instigator of all these crimes was none other than a small, innocent-looking puppy.

Sadly, it appears Scrappy was taken by evil forces before he could be brought to justice for his heinous acts.

“Scooby-Doo! Your name means Scooby-Poop!”
~Velma Dinkley

Sorry, Scooby, we love you, but Velma is right!!

“I’m gonna solve this one first.”
~Velma Dinkley
“But don’t worry, I got a hot idea!”
~Velma Dinkley

Oh, God!! These soothing words of Velma.

“Oh please. You get kidnapped so much you should come with your own ransom note.”
~Velma Dinkley

This lighthearted quote is a humorous jab at the fact that some people seem to be in constant trouble and need rescuing from sticky situations. After all, when you’re constantly being taken hostage, it might as well be convenient for your kidnapper to have your own ransom note pre-made and ready to go.

“Then let’s find it so you’ll know which way to run.”
~Velma Dinkley
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Let’s Wind Up…

In conclusion, Velma is a beloved Scooby-Doo character, and her quotes show why. Whether she’s giving one of her signature groans or saying something sarcastically funny, Velma always brings the laughs. Her smart and witty remarks make this cartoon so beloved by both children and adults alike. From now onwards, whenever you are feeling down, why not take a lesson from Velma and channel your inner detective?