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Scared Shrekless (2010)

Shrek gets in the Halloween spirit by challenging his fairytale friends to come up with scary stories for a contest. But the gang learn that they'll have to spend the night in Lord Farquaad's haunted castle before the winner is named.

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Shrek (voice)
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Princess Fiona (voice)
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Sugar (voice)
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Cody Cameron ...
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Sean Bishop ...
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Ogre Baby (voice)
Nina Zoe Bakshi ...
Ogre Baby (voice)
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Teenager #1 (voice) (as Louis Gabriel Basso III)
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Shrek gets in the Halloween spirit by challenging his fairytale friends to come up with scary stories for a contest. But the gang learn that they'll have to spend the night in Lord Farquaad's haunted castle before the winner is named.

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This is the only canon Shrek story where Eddie Murphy does not voice the character "Donkey" See more »

Goofs

When Pinocchio runs through the door after being scared by Shrek, a small gap is seen above where his head went through. However, when the camera cuts to the other side of the door, the gap is no longer there but is immediately created when a small piece of the door falls off. See more »

Quotes

Shrek: Buckle up, everybody. The quicker I scare the wits out of you, the sooner I can be home, cozy in my bed. Unless anyone else thinks they've got what it takes.
Pinocchio: Oh! Oh! Pick me, pick me! I have a scary story!
Wolf: This isn't the one about you getting trapped in the petting zoo again, is it? 'Cause that's not scary.
Pinocchio: Actually, if you look at it with *my* perspective...
Gingerbread Man: Hey, guess what, Pinocchio, no one cares! Get ready to send these jokers home, Shrek, 'cause I've got a doozy, and it's all true! Ahem. ...
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Follows Shrek Forever After (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Welcome to Duloc (creepy reprise)
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Music by Mike Himelstein
Lyrics by Gary Trousdale and Sean Bishop
Performed by Patty Cornell and Susan Fitzer
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Brilliant
15 April 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Scared Shrekless is a brilliant Halloween special, of the two Dreamworks specials(the other being the Monsters vs Aliens one) this is the better one of the two. Gorgeously animated(the backgrounds are always colourful yet wonderfully atmospheric at times too) with creepy music, hilarious, witty writing, inspired storytelling, all our favourite characters at the top of their game(especially Puss and Gingerbread) and great voice acting(even with the replacement of Eddie Murphy for Donkey's voice). The special is made up of three parodies, the best being the parody of Bride of Frankenstein with Gingerbread, hysterically funny, full of creepy atmosphere and often cute. Shrek's Exorcist parody was also amusing and effective in its creepiness, if not quite as terrifying as the real thing(understandably). Puss and Donkey's Psycho parody was good, it was funny with great voice work and storytelling, only let down by a couple of Donkey's comic interruptions, occasionally coming across as forced. Overall though, Scared Shrekless is brilliant, if you love the first two films(I do) or love horror(the more I see the more I highly appreciate it) you will love it. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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