The lesson I learned from this is, “you’ve seen way more Scooby Doo than you think you have.”
An anomaly that only felt possible because every kid in America was watching Hanna Barbara reruns and mostly affectionate, this movie holds up way better than it has any right to. But it’s still our job to dig into the context before and after, and the weird state of both the franchise and Barbara characters as a whole. 2002 was a TIME, y’all.
CONTENT WARNING for discussion of sexual harassment, racism, animal cruelty.
1:00 Back to 2002
4:00 The Parody Knock-On Effect
13:00 Hello, Fellow Kids
27:00 Mr. Bean’s Island Getaway
42:00 BTW, Actual Demons
49:00 And Scrappy Too
53:00 Should You Watch This
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