They've got you running though the night, It's terror time again. Like its been done before. Reception The film has received a following of fans who credit it for resurrecting the Scooby-Doo franchise, and for being significantly darker than the original series. The film was directed by Jim Stenstrum, who worked as a character designer on numerous previous Scooby-Doo productions, beginning in 1983 with The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show. The videos sold well and received acclaim from critics, who praised the animation, voices, and story for its originality. The success of the film and its near-universal acclaim led to a series of direct-to-video Scooby-Doo feature films and a new television series, What's New, Scooby-Doo? And it's terror time again, They've got you running through the night, Yes, it's terror time again.
The zombies in this movie were really creepy, but good thing they weren't flesh eating cause they were trying to warn Scooby and the gang about the real threat on the island. Pan Pizza for the info in his overview of Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island to help me out. Fred, Daphne, Velma, and Beau return to Simone's house and discover a secret passage under the staircase. They argue about each other's supposed love interests and come across Shaggy and Scooby. For Daphne's birthday, Fred decides to get the gang back together for a road trip while Daphne is filming her show.
It's so the company could direct its focus towards the What-A-Cartoon project they were developing at the time. In a post-credits scene, Scooby feeds the cats some milk before howling out his name to the viewers. For almost 30 years, we've seen the Mystery, Inc. As for Casey Kasem… well, he got pissed off about a Burger King commercial starring Shaggy, and since he went full vegan, he refused to reprise the role unless Shaggy was a vegan as well; fortunately, What's New, Scooby-Doo? Production started at Hanna-Barbera, the company that originally created Scooby-Doo, but was finished at Warner Bros. They find a secret chamber for voodoo rituals, where Velma finds footprints of Simone's heels and interrogates Lena about the story.
They also meet Snakebite Scruggs, an ill-natured fisherman, and his hunting pig, Mojo. Simone then appears, and she and Lena use voodoo dolls to trap the gang in the chamber before revealing themselves to be evil cat creatures as Velma criticized Simone of stealing Morgan Moonscar's treasure. Beau is revealed to be an undercover police officer sent to investigate the disappearances on the island. When they are finally cornered, the cat creatures' curse expires, causing them to disintegrate, freeing the zombies' souls and allowing them to rest in peace. It makes sense since she was a friend and student of Mary Kay Bergman. But when you got the guy behind Guardians of the Galaxy and Lollipop Chainsaw at the helm, what do you expect? Jacques joined them later on, agreeing to bring them more victims in exchange for immortality.
It does come off as cheesy in certain parts. You two were the best voices for Scooby and Shaggy. One example as to how it could've failed… well, just look at the live action movies for more info on that train wreck. The Louisiana setting of this movie is positively beautiful, containing that classic post-Civil War era feel that you find in films such as Gone With the Wind. An episode that deals with abusive fathers, child kidnappings, and a literal invisible predator sneaking into a child's bedroom.
Oh, you just might die of fright, It's a terrifying time! Afterwards, I fell in love with it. Some companies were able to make amazing products without having to make money through theatrical release, and Warner Brothers after they acquired Hanna-Barbera was doing just that! While there have been plenty of examples in the past of Scooby-Doo that used real ghosts and ghouls, this film did it the best and has withstood the test of time! The film was released direct-to-video on September 22, 1998 and premiered on Cartoon Network on October 31, 1998. Simone Lenoir and Lena Dupree are definitely interesting characters: they have very inviting charming personalities, which helps underline their mysterious nature and make their reveal all the more surprising. When Moonscar and his pirates chased the settlers into a bayou filled with alligators, the vengeful Simone and Lena asked their cat god to curse Moonscar. Description , , and all ran for their lives from real on.
Elsewhere, Shaggy and Scooby discover wax dolls that look like Fred, Velma, and Daphne, and they play with them, causing their friends to undertake a series of involuntary actions for a short time until they leave after disturbing a nest of bats. Maybe the Radical Squadron will be flying new missions after all. Mary Kay Bergman was cast as Daphne when the character was taken in a new direction. Frank Welker is the only actor from the original series to reprise his role. After Don Messick's death, Scott Innes replaced Messick as the voice of Scooby-Doo.
Of course, Zombie Island wasn't the first time Mystery Incorporated went up against real monsters. The movie is also one of Ed Gilbert's final roles. Instead, Billy West provided the voice for Shaggy. All the trees begin to moan, And the monsters grunt and groan, Rotting faces full of slime, Don't you know it's terror time? Scooby Doo And The Alien Invaders was dedicated to Daphne's voice actress Mary Kay Bergman, who committed suicide a year before the film came out. The repentant zombies' intent was to warn the gang to leave to escape their fate. Simone Linwoi and Leena Dupree were immortal cat creatures that massacred a lot of other people to keep themselves alive, but Scooby and the gang stopped them and they were turned to dust and the spirits of the island could finally rest in peace. The film received acclaim from critics who praised the animation, voices and writing.
Thanks to the zombies, Shaggy and Scooby escape and accidentally tumble into the cave, interrupting the draining ceremony and distracting the cat creatures. The Louisiana setting of this movie is positively beautiful, containing that classic post-Civil War era feel that you find in films such as Gone With the Wind. The next morning, everyone leaves the island via ferry to head back to town. Velma quickly unties herself and creates voodoo dolls of Simone and Lena to interrupt their ritual. They were originally intended as a more mature parody of Scooby-Doo with Shaggy as a true stoner and Velma and Daphne as lesbians. And despite its darker and gritter tone, it remains true to the franchise's roots with its humor.