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The High School Wolfman's Musical Lament!

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The High School Wolfman's Musical Lament!
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Premiere date: July 2, 2020
Music composed by: Steven Morrell
Writers: Michael Ryan
Directors: Mike Milo
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"The High School Wolfman's Musical Lament!" is the twenty-fifth episode of Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? season one. It aired on July 2, 2020 on Boomerang's SVOD service. It was written by Michael Ryan, produced by series creator, Chris Bailey, and directed by Mike Milo.

Christian Slater gets a second chance at the senior prom he never had, but it may be doomed all over again when the wolfman strikes again. You also get to hear Christian Slater sing, and not well.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes

Velma: Jinkies! It's...
Mystery Inc.: Famous actor, Christian Slater!


Christian: I love hearing a dog talk, and you know I don't mean Scrappy.


Christian: And I would have gotten away with it, if it was the last thing I did, I would have gotten away with it, if it weren't for you meddling kids! Meddling kids! Meddling kids! You beautiful meddling kids!

Characters

Legend
Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Fred Jones Frank Welker
Velma Dinkley Kate Micucci
Scooby-Doo Frank Welker
Shaggy Rogers Matthew Lillard
Daphne Blake Grey Griffin
Ghost of Redbeard N/A
Ghost of Captain Cutler N/A
1,000 Volt Ghost N/A
Nightmare Ghost N/A
Wedding Witch of Wainsly Hall N/A
Swamp Monster N/A
Ghost of Doctor Phineas Phrag N/A
Phantom of Vasquez N/A
Pazzo the Ghost Clown N/A
Nightmare Ghost N/A
Fire Monster N/A
Fox Monster N/A
Spooky Space Kook Unavailable
The Creeper N/A
Phantom Shadow N/A
Zombie N/A
Charlie the Funland Robot N/A
Headless Horseman N/A
Miner-Forty Niner N/A
Minotaur N/A
Fish Monster N/A
Ghost of the Doom Bringer N/A
Wolfman Kevin Michael Richardson
Christian Slater Himself
Simone Grey Griffin
Maryanne Mulrooney Kimberly Brooks
Drama teacher Frank Welker
Dance teacher Kimberly Brooks
Timmy Thoms Kevin Michael Richardson
Scrappy-Doo


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Production

Development

Filming

It was copyrighted in 2019.

Music

The theme song, entitled "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?", was written by Chris Bailey, and performed by David Poe. It was produced by Vivek Maddala. The score was composed by Steven Morrell.

Release

Dates are in order of release:

Behind the scenes

  • The episode title is a play on the Disney film High School Musical.
  • With every episode's title card, one of the gang announces the guest star, which is Fred this time.
  • The episode is a parody of an 80s teen musical, although Slater played a wolfman in a 1991 sketch on Saturday Night Live.
  • Velma says "Jinkies" once.
  • Shaggy failed 3rd grade five times.
  • Christian graduated "a while ago." How many years does he think "a while ago" is?
  • Mystery Inc. wants Christian to spill his guts out to them as if they hadn't just met a few seconds ago.
  • Despite being chosen for a musical episode, Christian literally can't sing, and the main cast can't exactly hold a tune to each song either. Despite Grey and Kate being accomplished singers. Oh, snap!

Errors

  • Despite the Headless Horseman wearing the clothes of the Headless Horseman, he is called the Headless Specter, the disguise of Penrod Stillwall, from the Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! episode "Haunted House Hang-Up."
  • Simone couldn't have been at the same high school as Christian (born 1969), as she had already been depicted as going to middle school with Kenan Thompson (born 1978) in "Quit Clowning!"
  • Although Christian looks younger in the photo of him as a teenager, he looks exactly the same in the flashback, although this may have been intentional to have the present-day Christian be dancing in his own flashback.
  • When Scooby sings at the end, you can hear Frank Welker's own voice coming through.
  • On Velma's piece of paper it's Tommy Toms, while in the credits, it's Tommy Thoms.
  • Also on Velma's piece of paper, she lists a jazz teacher as a suspect, and the credits have Kevin Michael Richardson voicing a jazz teacher, yet there is no jazz teacher to be seen nor heard.

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