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Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins (2009)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Daphne
... Velma
... Fred
Nick Palatas ... Shaggy
... Scooby Doo (voice)
Shawn Macdonald ... Principal Deedle
... Vice Principal Grimes
Leah James ... Prudence Prufrock
Brian J. Sutton ... Ezekial Gallows (as Brian Sutton)
... Ezekial Gallows (voice)
Dee Jay Jackson ... Bus Driver
... Janitor
... Librarian
Devon Thomas ... Beefy Jock
David Hurtubise ... Mr. Pupperman (as Dave Hurtubise)
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The story of how Mystery Inc. was formed.

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Rated PG for some mild peril | See all certifications »

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Trivia

With this new cast they change Fred's signature bleach blonde hair to Robbie Amell's dark brown. See more »

Goofs

When the teens are serving their detention in the library and the weather storm begins, at one point Velma says "unusual 'climactic' anomaly" referring to the impending weather storm. In fact Velma should have said "unusual 'climatic' anomaly. Her use of the adjective is in error as "climactic" refers to the word "climax" whereas "climatic" would be the adjective to use when referring to "climate." See more »

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Fred: So, the Bears really slaughtered those Dolphins last night, huh?
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Don't' Believe All the Negative Comments
11 December 2009 | by 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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