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|Scooby-Doo! Haunted Holidays|
|Broadcast Date||December 4, 2012|
|Starring|| Frank Welker|
|Producers|| Alan Burnett (co-producer)|
Jason Wyatt (line producer)
Sam Register (executive producer)
|Music||Robert J. Kral|
|Edited By||Bruce A. King|
|Written By||Michael F. Ryan|
|Directed By||Victor Cook|
|Previous Show||Scooby-Doo! Spooky Games|
|Next Show||Scooby-Doo! and the Spooky Scarecrow|
Scooby-Doo! Haunted Holidays is a Christmas special, and the second special to be produced by Warner Bros. Animation for DVD, originally available through Scooby-Doo! 13 Spooky Tales: Holiday Chills and Thrills October 16, 2012. It later aired for the first time December 4, 2012 on Cartoon Network.
Scooby-Doo and the gang participate in a toy store's holiday parade where they discover the abandoned haunted clock tower with a troubled past. A sinister snowman haunts the streets and accompanied with a large blizzard, threatens to close down the toy store for good.
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Cast and characters
|Frank Welker|| Scooby-Doo|
|Matthew Lillard||Shaggy Rogers|
|Grey DeLisle||Daphne Blake|
|Mindy Cohn||Velma Dinkley|
|Carlos Alazraqui|| Havros Menkle|
Clete the janitor
|Crispin Freeman||Fabian Menkle|
|Fred Tatasciore|| Sinister Snowman|
Santa Claus actor (uncredited)
|Vladimar Harstikor (flashback)|
- Credit errors
- Fabian Menkle is miscredited as "Fabian Men".
- Sinister Snowman/Fabian Menkle
|Havros Menkle||Grumpy and rude. Looking on the gang over the security camera.|
|Clete the janitor||Creepy appearance. Also looking on the gang over the security camera.|
|Santa Claus actor||He said playing Santa is demeaning and that he hates Christmas.|
|Vladimar Harstikor||It was believed that the Sinister Snowman is his ghost.|
|Fabian Menkle as the Sinister Snowman||To rob his uncle's store and try to make him look crazy so he could shut the store down and get the money.|
- Shaggy's and Scooby-Doo's first real names, "Norville" and "Scoobert", were first revealed in the A Pup Named Scooby-Doo episodes, The Sludge Monster From The Earth's Core and Curse of the Collar, respectively.
- The opening sequence, while similar to previous DTVs and specials, has the gang based on how they looked in Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated; Daphne even has purple eyes. Velma however is missing her bows.
- A couple of scenes uses the background music of Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, including the exposition after the unmasking.
- This has also occurred in other DTVs, like Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur.
- The gang wear their original winter clothing introduced in the Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! episode, That's Snow Ghost.
- Fred, Shaggy and Velma are given the codenames Ascot One/Ascot Boy, Fuzzface and Glasses Girl, respectively.
- "Fred" is revealed to be a nickname of "Fredrick".
- The scene were Shaggy moves Scooby around in the remote-control toy car is clearly from the theme song of The New Scooby-Doo Movies (Scooby hits some toys and then spins around).
- There's a stand with Bugs Bunny look-a-like toys at Menkle's Toy Store.
- This special introduces a real Santa.
Animation mistakes and/or tecnical glitches
- Scooby's Santa gloves at the end are brown, and a second later skin-colored.
Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities
- Right after the snowman's first attack, the opening credits are shown and, surprisingly, within those 30 seconds, a snow blizzard occured.
In other languages
|Italian||Scooby-Doo! In Vacanza Con Il Mostro||Scooby-Doo! On Holiday With The Monster|
|Hungarian||Scooby-Doo rémes karácsonya||Scooby-Doo's Spooky Christmas|
- Scooby-Doo! 13 Spooky Tales: Holiday Chills and Thrills DVD set released October 16, 2012.