After the death of Shaggy's Uncle Beaureguard, he, Scooby, and Scrappy arrive at his uncle's plantation to collect the inheritance. But as soon as they arrive, they find it is haunted by ... 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. See more »
[Scooby and Shaggy are consuming large amounts of food at the diner as the other customers gawk at them]
I've never seen anything like this! Are you at least tasting my food?
[Shaggy and Scooby both nod at Jack]
Norville 'Shaggy' Rogers:
[upon swallowing his food]
Like, it's the best meal we've ever had.
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I thought that this movie was great. It was the first one of them that I had seen (no cash for cable in college). In fact, it was so entertaining with modernizations and spelling out of old jokes (Daphne and Fred always going off together during the splitting up parts, not to mention the jealousy) that it wasn't until the 2nd viewing that I realized that one my all time favorite actors was one of the voices (the god Tim Curry).
Even after seeing some of the other straight to video movies this one is still my favorite. I hope that there will be more, even with the laugh-til-my-face-hurts live action theatre release movies. Keep the Scooby saga alive!
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