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 go to the small town of Oakhaven after they had accidentally met famous writer Ben Ravencroft at their last mystery. While there, Ben explains the history of a witch named Sarah Ravencroft which happens to be related to him, at the same time the Hex girls come to town bringing an audience there. The gang investigate the mysterious sightings while they are there which seems to be connected to the locals of the town which turns into something much more. Written by
Tim Curry, long term fan of Scooby-Doo, considers "Dreadful darkness, hear my cry. Bring back one who cannot die" to be his favorite line throughout his career as he believes it was an inside joke referring to Scooby-Doo (who entered the scene after the line was said). See more »
There is nothing in the dialogue or plot or storyline to so much as indicate that Sarah Ravencroft actually had children before she was banished into her spellbook if she had any children they would have been banished into the spellbook with Sarah or put to death. So Ben shouldn't even exist unless Ben was lying about his ancestry. See more »
[Velma pretends to fall down as she tries to expose the fake ghost]
Help me! I've fallen and I can't get up!
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The main problem with this Scooby outing is that the more recent seasons and films don't compare with the older Scooby Doo episodes of the golden years.
Do you remember the glory years? The mysteries had the perfect balance of comedy and comic spookiness. The haunted castles, mansions, and murder mysteries with great setup, better vocal work, and delightful plots and jokes.
Unfortunately, the series and films will never equal the glory years, but at least we will eventually be able to own them all on DVD and I'm sure they will continue to play forever on cable. Hell, they could make a Scooby Doo channel with the number of episodes out there.
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