|“||He came to Gold City in 1849 and he can't rest until he finds the last vein of gold.||„|
|~ Hank telling the story about Miner 49er.|
Miner 49er is the main antagonist in the Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? episode, "Mine Your Own Business". It is a persona adopted by Hank to get oil land cheap, which would later become it's own character in various subsequent adaptations.
He was voiced by the late Casey Kasem.
Scooby-Doo! Where Are You?
He first appeared in the Scooby-Doo Where Are You? Episode, Mine Your Own Business. He was the disguise of a caretaker named Hank, who was trying to scare everyone away from the mines where he found an oil reserve.
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated
In various episodes of Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, The Miner 49er's costume is presented by Velma in the Crystal Cove monster museum along with Ghost of Captain Cutler, Space Kook, and Charlie the Robot.
Scooby-Doo! Mask of The Blue Falcon
His most recent appearance in the Scooby-Doo franchise was during the opening credits of the 2013 film Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon where he chased Scooby and his friends along with the Ghost of Redbeard, the Ghost Clown, the Black Knight Ghost and the Space Kook.
Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?
He appeared in the episode "One Minute Mysteries!" as Shaggy and Scooby tries to lure him with a cart full of gold nuggets. When the brakes fail and Shaggy and Scooby are about to fly right into Fred's trap, until they were saved by the Flash and brought the Miner to the trap.
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
The Miner 49 appeared in the 2004 live action movie Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed. He is first seen as a costume in the museum. He is later seen at the monster hive and Shaggy and Scooby-Doo accidentally transformed him into an real monster using carbon composition and Randemonium, along with Ghost of Captain Cutler, The Tar Monster and the Zombie.
He breathed fire and was outsmarted by Shaggy and Scooby-Doo using Scooby's gas to repel his flames scaping from his mouth. He was eventually returned to fabric form by Scooby Doo at the end of the movie. He is portrayed by C. Ernst Harth.
In the 2022 Youtube based webseries “Mystery Incorporated”, The Miner 49’er is the main antagonist of the first episode “Welcome to Coolsville”. Velma and Fred accidentally summon the Miner from Hell using an ancient demon text. They discover that the Miner is a scout, meant to clear the way for other demons. The Miner attacks Shaggy’s party, but Velma and Fred manage to send him back to Hell. However, the Hex Girls manage to resummon him and then absorb his power.
Video Game Appearances
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed The Videogame
He also appears in the video game based on Monsters Unleashed.