The gang goes on a trip to check on Velma's younger sister, Madelyn. She's been studying stage magic at the Whirlen Merlin Magic Academy, where apparently there have been sightings of a giant griffin. The gang decides to investigate.
The mystery inc. head to Chicago for a show called Talent Star, hosted by Brick Pimiento. Upon arrival, they discovered that the opera house in which the show will be held is haunted by a ... See full summary »
Scooby and the gang take a mystery-themed cruise through the Bermuda Triangle, but what starts out as staged hi-jinks soon turns into the real thing. Ghost pirates are prowling the ... See full summary »
The gang meet the faded Blue Falcon lead actor at a comic book convention, as he swears revenge for being left out of Hollywood. Later, an antagonist from the actual Blue Falcon animated ... See full summary »
The gang's vacation to Paris takes a wrong turn when Scooby and Shaggy miss their flight and end up on a skydiving expedition in the Himalayas. To make matters worse, upon arrival they must outrun the Abominable Snowmonster.
There is an appeal to Fred's love for his camp in this, one that we all can relate to, and one that is pretty amusing to watch in other people. We all have that beloved childhood place that we refuse to see in the eyes of reality, but rather choose to ONLY view through the lens of memory. Idealized memory.
The Camp that Fred takes the gang to is like that. Everyone else can see it's gone to seed but to Fred it's Shambala. And the humor really sticks the landing best when the camp is juxtaposed between Fred's eyes and everyone else's.
The appeal is great and the laughs are plentiful. The parody of, well, of camp rivalry movies from the '80s is almost too much for even your most stony faced friends.
The only problem is that yet again, it comes to a "meh" conclusion. Like sooooo many others with only a few rare exceptions, the ending just doesn't match the build-up.
The pay off is the yet again the journey and unfortunately not the destination.
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