Scooby and Shaggy win an essay contest to have dinner with Vincent Van Ghoul. They go to his mansion and are attacked by a monster who calls himself Nightfright. Shaggy calls the gang and the gang rushes over. The are chased by Nightfright and go into a room and lock the door. Fred makes a trap and asks Vincent to lure the monster into it. Finally, they catch Nightfright in Fred’s trap. The end of the episode shows them eating dinner, Daphne devouring everything in sight because she has not eaten for hours.