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Dear Kids' WB Programming: DIE.

Post by Stretch_Dude » Sun May 07, 2006 1:18 am

http://news.toonzone.net/article.php?ID=10281
Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get A Clue!, 10:00-10:30 am: Ruh-roh! Everybody's favorite quivering sleuths -- Shaggy and his lovable Great Dane, Scooby-Doo -- are back in a new adventure that will anchor the "Too Big For Your TV" programming block. In this comedy from Warner Bros. Animation, Shaggy and Scooby live in the bling'd-out mansion of Shaggy's Uncle Albert, solving mysteries with the help of a transforming Mystery Machine which, at the click of a remote, can morph into one of a number of modes of transportation. New Scooby Snacks infused with a top-secret nano-technology allows our canine hero to fly, become a towering robot or even turn himself into a giant magnet, which comes in handy as Shaggy and Scooby-Doo carry out their new mission: protecting the Scooby Snacks and keeping them safe from those who want them for evil. Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get A Clue! is executive produced by Sander Schwartz and Joseph Barbera, co-founder of Hanna-Barbera, and produced by Eric Radomski.
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Re: Dear Kids' WB Programming: DIE.

Post by Meteorite » Sun May 07, 2006 5:52 am

What the hell?  Seriously, this is the stuff they're coming up with?  And all this talk about transformations that will come in 'handy' would sound more apt for a video game.  A very bad one, but a game nevertheless.
And let me try to understand the 'plot' here.  These 'new and improved' Nano-Scooby Snacks help Scooby and Shaggy stop bad guys from stealing the Nano-Scooby Snacks.  Here's an idea, STOP MAKING THE NANO-SCOOBY SNACKS.


And I see Loonatics is coming as well... Argh.
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Re: Dear Kids' WB Programming: DIE.

Post by Officer 1BDI » Sun May 07, 2006 6:46 am

...This is a horrible joke.  This has to be some horrible joke.

*remembers Loonatics*

*retreats to a corner to curl up and weep*
New Scooby Snacks infused with a top-secret nano-technology allows our canine hero to fly, become a towering robot or even turn himself into a giant magnet
WTF?  How can a large, talking dog suddenly become a giant magnet?
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Post by zekeprower » Sun May 07, 2006 7:49 am

if you have to ask the question, you probably don't want to hear the answer.
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Post by c_nordlander » Sun May 07, 2006 9:19 am

My first thought was: this is an April's Fools joke that wasn't removed, right? It still is.

I'm not a Scooby fan, but this show will be dated almost before it airs.

Oh yay, Loonatics.
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Post by Sheana_Molloy » Sun May 07, 2006 9:19 am

...Somebody take a flame thrower to a few board rooms already!
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Post by Tigersrock144 » Sun May 07, 2006 10:01 am

I cannot believe this! What the hell have they done to it!?!?
I used to love the old scooby cartoons, this is just killing it. Oh and top secret nano-techonology snacks???...WTF indeed,
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Post by gkscotty » Sun May 07, 2006 11:57 am

Well, at least there's no Scrappy...
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Post by fellranger » Sun May 07, 2006 7:22 pm

I really don't know why they bother with this sort of "updating".  I remember watching all sorts of old stuff when I was a kid (including Scooby Doo), in fact a fair chunk of kids TV in the UK during the 80's was re-runs from the 70's or earlier.  I seem to recall that I knew it was dated but did it matter?  Nope - and I suspect as long as a show is funny or entertaining most kids will just enjoy it for what it is, whether it happens to be "relevant" or not.  As usual it'll be some smart marketing type with a liking for "re-packaging" (excuse all the quotation marks but it's that sort of rant...).  The video game angle that Alex mentioned is an interesting one and I smell a cynical tie in.
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Post by Archonix » Mon May 08, 2006 10:43 am

This, combined with news that there's a remake of The Prisoner in the works, makes me want to cry.
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Post by zekeprower » Mon May 08, 2006 4:04 pm

I think they sould bring back the original Scooby Doo. You know, the one where the dog doesn't really talk, but everyone thinks that he does becase they are stoned out of their minds. (that's one reason that they saw ghosts).
that's the best version.  ;D
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Post by Jase_to_the_Izzo » Sat May 27, 2006 4:36 am

Scooby Doo's effectiveness died with Richard Nixon.
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Post by djwhitaker2004 » Sat May 27, 2006 8:00 pm

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I sorry to hear that, but I could wait for the new channel, the CW :).
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Post by hadisia » Sun May 28, 2006 7:38 pm

"Bling'd-out mansion."

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