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Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998)

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This animated movie starts out like the usual Scooby-Doo cartoon, but then the camera pulls back to reveal it was a spoof of why the gang split up: the monster always turned out to be some guy in a rubber suit. So now she wants to go to Louisiana bayou country to find a real haunted house. Scooby & Shaggy (Casey Casum) have just been fired from their airport security jobs, and Velma ditches her boring job to come along with Fred and Daphne too. They all head off to Moonscar Island, haunted by ghosts and zombies that are real, and a hostess (Adrienne Barbeau of John Carpenter movie The Fog) who may just want them dead...or undead...on the island plantation. Try to guess which joker Mark Hamill plays. The big finale, surrounded by zombies, witches, a werewolf (and music by 3rd Eye Blind) is reminiscent of a certain scene in the animated movie "Heavy Metal." Frank Welker, Billy West, Scott Innes

The Scooby-Doo character was created by Iwao Takamoto (died 2007), the Disney animator who created "Lady" for the Disney feature "Lady & the Tramp" as well as countless other Disney animations including the animated pirate movie "Peter Pan" before joining the Hanna-Barbera studio in the 1960s to work on everything there from Jonny Quest to the Jetsons, then returning to the big screen for the animated feature "Charlotte's Web" (1973)

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