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Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf (1988)

TV Movie  |  Unrated  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Fantasy  |  14 September 1988 (USA)
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Shaggy is turned into a werewolf, and it's up to Scooby, Scrappy and his girlfriend to help him win the contest.

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Don Messick ...
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Shaggy (voice)
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Dracula (voice)
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Joan Gerber ...
Dreadonia / Woman at Store (voice) (as Joanie Gerber)
Ed Gilbert ...
Dr. Jeckyll / Mr. Hyde (voice)
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Bonejangles (voice) (as Brian Mitchell)
Pat Musick ...
Vanna Pira (voice)
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Mummy (voice)
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Brunch (voice)
Mimi Seaton ...
Screamer (voice) (as Mimi Seton)
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Googie / Repulsa (voice)
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Crunch (voice)
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Shaggy is turned into a werewolf, and it's up to Scooby, Scrappy and his girlfriend to help him win the contest.

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The New Scooby-Doo Movie You'll Howl For!


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On the morning before the race, Crunch and Brunch enter the "ghastly room" and the door is too high for its frame. Not only that but it's changed colour, from brown to purple. These mistakes are also noticeable on the morning of the race. See more »

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Shaggy: [being chased by the crowd] Look, I know I'm not handsome, but I'm no monster!
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Actually not as bad as I initially thought it was
7 September 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I will admit, until I saw this for the first time yesterday since the last time I saw it 3 years ago, I never used to like this film. Seeing it yesterday actually changed my initial perception of Reluctant Werewolf. True the animation isn't always that great and the plot is a bit slow in places. I also didn't think much of the music, despite the admittedly groovy Tom Jones-sounding song playing in one scene, neither did I find the Hunch Bunch particularly entertaining. Still there is still a lot to like about it, namely a terrific voice cast, Casey Kasem and Don Messick are great as always, and Jim Cummings and Ron Paulsen stand out too. Best of all though was Hamilton Camp, who was gleefully enjoyable and was quite frankly born to voice Dracula. The characters in general were fun, even Scrappy wasn't as contemptible as people make him out to be. My favourite character has to be Dracula, he was charming and wickedly funny, especially with his line "I guess the bats were a little undercooked" in reference to the batburgers, the sunblock one was great too. When I saw it for the first time a long time ago, i didn't think much of the script, thinking it cheesy and unfunny. Boy was I wrong, most of the time it was the complete opposite. I also thought the monster car race was great fun though some of it could have easily been trimmed down. All in all, Reluctant Werewolf was much better than I thought it was. 6/10 Bethany Cox


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