Scooby-Doo! The Sword and the Stone is an animated film based on the cartoon show of the same name. An evil sorceress sent the group back in time to an era chivalrously dressed in green, as an ancient civil war raged. The four teenagers are assigned to watch over the naive toddler named Rubeus while he is away at school. However, Rubeus isn't home alone and there's a lot of mystery and peril lurking around the woods for this Scooby-Doo! film that you have to see to believe...
This animated film takes a classic story and adds a dose of humor and fun. The storyline centers on a monster called "Vegeta," who can control time and space. He kidnaps Shaggy, Scooby-Doo, and the entire gang (including a seventh dimension girl) and uses these four to battle the heroes. It doesn't get any old classic, though, because "Vegeta" is actually a robotic dog that thinks itself to be a person, thereby unleashing destruction upon itself and its allies. It also has a dark, convoluted history, and some of the other characters, mainly Shaggy and Scooby-Doo, are in real danger.
The story is exciting and fast-paced. The action scenes are inventive, and the dialogue is witty and entertaining. It draws from many different genres including comedy, mystery, and sci-fi, and has a good mix of all of them. It's a great mix of animation, music, and live action that make for an animated film that is well worth the time.
Scooby-Doo! The Sword and the Stone are available for both cable television and DVD. It is scheduled for re-runs, so you'll want to catch up on what happens when the series is on. The DVD release also includes a short, twenty-minute preview of the film, giving fans a sneak peek at what is in store for their favorite little dog and his pals.
Scooby-Doo! - The Search for Shaggy and Scooby-Doo is also available on DVD. This time around, the animation is done by DreamWorks Animation. A nice addition is the deleted scenes, which feature deleted scenes from previous Scooby-Doo! movies, as well as some behind the scenes footage from the movie as well.
A direct-to-DVD release of Scooby-Doo! - The Great Piggy Bank Adventure will not only give you another dose of animated fun, but it also features the classic story that everyone knows and loves, with all the extras that any fan of Scooby-Doo! would love to see! This one is a sure buy for any true Scooby-Doo! fan, and you won't be disappointed with either the quality or the picture!