After the 200th day in quarantine (well not really, but it sure feels like it), my family and I were all about watching Scoob!
Scoob! is entertaining, funny and it reminds us about the importance of friendship. Even though they could have been a bit more creative with the ending, given that it offered a decent story line, it was a good movie. Plus, there is even a funny cameo…but, I won’t say anymore so that I don’t ruin it for you.
So, will Scooby fans enjoy this movie? Yes, not only do we get to see how Scooby and Shaggy meet and become best friends but there are also a few small nods to the original series and we get to see a couple familiar characters. But if you are a fan of the original you may not like the “new look” of the show given the amazing quality of animation these days.
Interestingly enough, apparently Velma is Hispanic. I assume that’s the case only because she says one word in Spanish but even then, that doesn’t necessarily mean she is a Latina. I guess having Gina Rodriguez voice her character “confirms” it. However, I think they could have done more with her character if they were truly going for representation.
Is this movie kid friendly? There were no bad words, inappropriate scenes or anything scary. But, I should mention that one of the characters name is Dick Dastardly and when Scooby can’t pronounce it properly, he repeatedly yells Dick, Dick, Dick and I’m a Dick with a “D”. Given that it is supposed to be a movie the kiddos can watch as well, I am not sure why they would do that. There is also a scene where Shaggy talks about dropping F Bombs, and even though he was speaking about literal bombs, our minds went to the other F bombs (which is what I imagine was their intention).
Overall, my kiddos really seemed to really like it! Actually, so did my husband and that is no easy task. SCOOB! was a movie that we all enjoyed and one that I wouldn’t mind watching again (which I know is important for us parents).
In a time where we are looking for fun things to do from the comfort (and safety) of our home, we were thankful to have SCOOB! to watch. For those who are wondering “Scooby Dooby Doo, where are you?” I’m happy to report that it is now available to rent or purchase it today and enjoy watching it with the family.
My Official Rating…
With hundreds of cases solved and adventures shared, Scooby and the gang face their biggest, most challenging mystery ever — a plot to unleash the ghost dog Cerberus upon the world. As they race to stop this global dog-pocalypse, the gang discovers that Scooby has a secret legacy and an epic destiny greater than anyone could have imagined.