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Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School (1988)

TV Movie  -   -  Animation | Adventure | Comedy  -  July 1988 (USA)
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Scooby Doo and the gang visited a haunted school. After the girls are kidnapped, it's up to Scooby and the gang to save them.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Baxter (voice)
Susan Blu ...
Sibella Dracula (voice)
Hamilton Camp ...
Phantom Father (voice)
Grunt (voice) (as Jeff B. Cohen)
Ms. Grimwood (voice)
Zale Kessler ...
Revolta (voice)
Miguel (voice)
Patty Maloney ...
Tanis the Mummy (voice)
Tug (voice)
Don Messick ...
Pat Musick ...
Jamaal (voice)
Colonel Calloway (voice)


Scooby Doo and the gang visited a haunted school. After the girls are kidnapped, it's up to Scooby and the gang to save them.

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July 1988 (USA)  »

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Colonel Calloway: [trying some fudge] Doesn't it taste a little... moldy?
Ms. Grimwood: Of course, Colonel, fungus fudge always tastes moldy.
Colonel Calloway: Fungus fudge?
[Drops the fudge so that Matches catches and eats it, and then drinks down a cup of tea]
Ms. Grimwood: Yes, it goes so well with toad stool tea.
Colonel Calloway: Toad stool tea?
[Drops the teacup on Matches]
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Scrappy's Rap
Music and Lyrics by William Hanna, Joseph Barbera, John Debney and Glenn Leopold
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I didn't think it was THAT bad!
23 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It is not perfect and it is not the best Scooby Doo movie, in my opinion that's Witch's Ghost, but Ghoul's School is I think better than people say it is. I admit I hated this movie when I first saw it as I thought it was corny and lame and the fact that I was going through a Scrappy-hating phase probably didn't help either. I watched it again, and like with Reluctant Werewolf which I also hated at first, I am glad I gave it a chance.

It has its flaws mind. The pacing is draggy in spots, Scrappy while not as contemptible as he can be is still rather annoying and I really could have done without Scrappy's rap, then again I have a dislike of rap in general so maybe I'm biased.

That said, the animation is not too bad really, there are some lush backgrounds and a majority of the characters are well drawn. The incidental music is decent, and the jokes, script and puns are funny, perhaps corny in parts but the original show wasn't always sophisticated humour either and that worked. The story is a departure from usual Scooby Doo fare but it does hold interest, and has a lot of entertaining parts especially the party with the ghoul girls' parents, the match between the girls and the boys and any scene with the villainess of the piece Revolta.

And I liked the characters, Scrappy you either love or hate, but Scooby and Shaggy are delightful as always and their antics are just as wildly funny as before. The pet dragon is a very nice addition, and almost makes the movie, and I liked the ghoul girls too, Sebella is my favourite as she is quite beautiful and has this seductive element to her. Revolta who looks as awful as she sounds is an intriguing villainess, her motives aren't exactly original, but she does have some great lines, a sinister presence and a chilling voice. Finally the voice acting is well done, especially Don Messick and Casey Kasem who never fail to bring a smile to my face as Scooby and Shaggy.

So overall, it isn't brilliant, but it's better than people give credit for. 7/10 Bethany Cox

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