When Daphne is given the opportunity to design clothes for a company in Hawaii, the entire gang travels along with her. As they are leaving for their destination a man warns them that there... See full summary »
The gang's vacation to Paris takes a wrong turn when Scooby and Shaggy miss their flight and end up on a skydiving expedition in the Himalayas. To make matters worse, upon arrival they must outrun the Abominable Snowmonster.
An updated version of the classic Hannah-Barbera mystery cartoon. The story for this series is about the same as for the older series, with one major change: the Mystery Machine gang is now... See full summary »
Based on Glenn Leopold's Swat Kats unfinished episode "The Curse of Kataluna". See more »
Between shots of Scooby sniffing the cat food, the things in the cupboard behind him change. See more »
[Daphne has knocked out a zombie and Fred tries to unmask it while she films]
It's the gardener.
[Tugs on the zombie's face some more]
It's the fisherman.
Norville 'Shaggy' Rogers:
It's the ferryman.
[Pulls the zombie's head off]
Maybe it's... real?
[Tosses the zombie's head away]
[Daphne catches the head then tosses it to Shaggy who tosses it to Scooby who then tosses it back at the zombie]
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After the credits, Scooby reappears and says his famous "Scooby Dooby Doo!" See more »
I had to do a heck of a lot of digging through "Scooby Doo" entries to find this one. I hadn't remembered its name, but felt inclined to comment on it, after seeing a couple of remarks about the live-action Scooby movie.
I saw this one 2-3 years ago & thought it was very well-done & quite faithful to the original cartoon--which I grew up with and dearly loved.
One reviewer of the live movie remarked that the real ghosts were a nice change from the old formula of the cartoon. Other reviewers, though, slashed it for the same reason. I personally found it refreshing in both Zombie Island & the Geller-Prinz flick to have something other than "Old Hank" in a bed sheet scaring off tourists.
Don't get me wrong: I loved the original show & cherish it very much. Let's face facts, though. The very introduction of the irritating, nauseating Scrappy Doo was really an admission that the salad days were over & the premise worn out. Hanna-Barbara could have either retired the series or tried to pump fresh life into it with a new character. Sadly (oh so sadly!!!) they chose the latter. I would compare that with NBC keeping Seinfeld on the air one more year & moving the cast to a desert island inhabited by Paul Lynde (playing the practical-joking warlock "Uncle Arthur") for the final season. Let a great show die!
In any case, the real ghosts in Zombie Island were very refreshing, as was the uniquely modern animation. I thoroughly enjoyed Zombie Island and found it quite interesting that the real-life Scooby plot seemed suspiciously similar (i.e., the group breaking up, then being reunited & finding a real ghost for once).
I would strongly recommend this one to any Scooby fans.
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