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Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  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

The gang's hometown of Coolsville is located in Ohio. See more »

Goofs

When the gang are in disguise, Shaggy & Scooby are hiding inside bins. Despite the bins saying 'push' on the lid, they are proved to not be push bins when Shaggy looks out lifting the lid up. See more »

Quotes

Fred: So, the Bears really slaughtered those Dolphins last night, huh?
Shaggy: What? That's terrible! Who in their right mind would bring bears to the beach?
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Different actors, but very enjoyable
13 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I give this a 7, because the acting is decent, the story is fairly original, and it's Scooby Doo! Now, for those who liked the first 2 live-action films, this is a cartoon network film, so while they are all Scooby movies, they have no other relationship to one another. That's not to say it has no faults. It's fairly campy, though not much, and it does stray from it's origins a bit. Scooby fans will know what I mean, once they see this. It does have good action, and CGI effects are well done. The story moves along without getting bogged down by trying to flesh out the characters. I think Hayley Kiyoko did an awesome job as Velma. It's hard to believe she's only 17. I recommend this one as a family fun film. Kids will love it, and adults will enjoy it as just as much.


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