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Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Comedy | Family  -  13 September 2009 (USA)
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Mr. Pupperman (as Dave Hurtubise)
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The story of how Mystery Inc. was formed.

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Trivia

As stated on the side of the school buses, Coolsville High is in school district #1969. 1969 is the year Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) premiered. See more »

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In the scene in the library before the ghosts appear, it starts to get really cold. Shaggy breathes and you can see his breath. However, when the others in the room speak, you can't see theirs. See more »

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Don't' Believe All the Negative Comments
11 December 2009 | by (Valley Village, CA) – See all my reviews

I think I read one comment that started with "If you're a fan of the cartoon series, watch the first two movies but ignore this" or something to that affect. Well, I just want to put in my two cents and give this movie the support it deserves, as I think it was great and am surprised at all the negativity about it. I am a huge fan of the cartoon (always watched it while growing up and still love it now), and in my opinion the first two movies DO NOT capture the cartoon at all and are badly cast, whereas this movie TOTALLY embodies the spirit of the cartoon, and as far as I'm concerned seemed like a live-action episode of the cartoon, or a cartoon episode "come to life" if you will

  • even the ghosts and villain in a mask were perfect. The casting of


each member of the Scooby Gang was perfect, yes, even the Asian Velma (which for some reason seems to bother a lot of folks - come on people, Hayley Kiyoko depicted Velma to a tee!); and one reviewer berated that Fred was a douche-bag jock, but I don't think he came across as that; I believe in the movie that he was supposed to be a high school senior and in my experience none of the jocks were as nice as he came across - they were all total bullies. Someone else griped that Scooby Doo looked so small it seemed like he'd been starved, but they are forgetting that Scooby Doo is supposed to be younger in this movie; possible still a puppy. Anyway, all in all I thoroughly enjoyed this movie and would love to see it as a live-action series.


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