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Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost (1999)

Unrated | | Animation, Comedy, Family | Video 5 October 1999
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Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Gang visit Oakhaven, Massachusetts to seek strange goings on involving a famous horror novelist and his ancestor who is rumored be a witch.

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Jim Stenstrum
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Cast overview:
Scott Innes ... Scooby Doo / Norville 'Shaggy' Rogers (voice)
Mary Kay Bergman ... Daphne (voice)
Frank Welker ... Fred Jones (voice)
B.J. Ward ... Velma (voice)
Tim Curry ... Ben Ravencroft (voice)
Kimberly Brooks ... Luna (voice)
Jennifer Hale ... Thorn (voice)
Jane Wiedlin ... Dusk (voice)
Bob Joles ... Jack (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Sarah Ravencroft (voice)
Peter Renaday Peter Renaday ... Mr. McKnight (voice)
Neil Ross ... Mayor (voice)
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When the Mystery Gang meet famous horror writer Ben Ravencroft (Tim Curry) on their last mystery, he invites them to the small town Oakhaven, Massachusetts. While there for the Autumn Harvest Festival, Ben explains the history of his ancestor Sarah Ravencroft, who happens to be an evil witch. At the same time, the Hex Girls, an all-female Gothic rock band, 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 James Hake

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Trivia

Ben Ravencroft's appearance looks somewhat similar to Disney villain David Xanatos from Gargoyles (1994). See more »

Goofs

Thorn looks like she's waving to the viewer(s) as opposed to the audience watching them. See more »

Quotes

Velma: [convincing Thorn] You still have Wiccan blood, which means only you can read the spell that will send Sarah Ravencroft back to where she came from.
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Crazy Credits

The film gets closed out for the end credits via Scooby-Doo waving his cape to the screen See more »

Connections

Follows Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Hex Girl
Music by Bodie Chandler
Lyrics by Glenn Leopold
Produced and arranged by Gary Lionelli and Bodie Chandler
Sung by The Hex Girls: Jennifer Hale, Jane Wiedlin and Kimberly Brooks
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Not a Classic But Fun
14 October 2012 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost (1999)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Scooby, Shaggey and the gang get invited to Oakhaven by a famous horror writer. This town is famous for having the ghost of an old witch who was burnt at the stake years earlier. The gang ends up solving this mystery quiet easily but then a bigger case pops up. SCOOBY-DOO AND THE WITCH'S GHOST isn't a complete success but I think fans of the dog will find enough in it to make it worth viewing. What I enjoyed most about this film is the animation. That's not something I usually say but I thought the look of the film was absolutely the best thing going for it. This is especially true during the opening scenes when we first get to Oakhaven. The fall is in full bloom and I really loved how the orange and yellows colors are used so well. The actual mystery here isn't the greatest but I thought it was interesting enough to keep the viewer entertained in what was going on. The design of the witch was effective enough as were the other monsters that popped up at times. The comedy in the film isn't the best I've seen but there were a few good moments including a sequence where Scooby and Shaggy get to eat all they want in a restaurant.


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Official Sites:

Warner Bros.

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 1999 (USA) See more »

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Color

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4:3
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