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SCOOBY-DOO! LAFF-A-LYMPICS: SPOOKY GAMES
AVAILABLE ON DVD JULY 17, 2012
FROM WARNER HOME VIDEO
Two Disc DVD Set Features Over Four Hours of Hilarious Scooby-Doo! Fun!
BURBANK, CA (April 25, 2012) – This summer, consumers will have a chance to partake in one of the wackiest sporting events in animation when Warner Home Video (WHV) releases Scooby-Doo! Laff-A-Lympics: Spooky Games on July 17, 2012. Get set to root for your favorite team, the Scooby Doobies, The Yogi Yahooeys or the Really Rottens as they compete in a series of zany sports competitions in exotic locations throughout the world. Scooby-Doo! Laff-A-Lympics: Spooky Games features an all new Scooby-Doo! episode, Scooby-Doo! Spooky Games plus twelve exciting episodes of Scooby’s All-Star Laff-A-Lympics. Scooby-Doo! Laff-A-Lympics: Spooky Games will retail for $19.98 SRP.
Let the fun and games begin! Scooby-Doo! and the gang are off to compete at the World Invitational Games in the all-new 22-minute episode Spooky Games! And there’s no shortage of spookiness – the gang’s fun gets sidetracked when a 1,000-year-old statue comes to life and threatens the entire event! Will the games go on? The high jinks continue with world-hopping episodes of Hanna-Barbera’s competitive classic Scooby’s All-Star Laff-A-Lympics! Three teams enter, and all fun breaks loose! Grab a seat as the Scooby Doobies, the Yogi Yahooeys and the Really Rottens get ready, get set, and get into more eccentric events! From bullfights to mountain climbing, roller skating to leprechaun hunting, trek the globe to catch all of the animated antics! Special guest stars abound, including Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble. This collection is a sure shot to take the gold!
“Scooby-Doo! Laff-A-Lympics offers a perfect blend of scary fun and sportsmanship designed to entertain both kids and adults,” says Mary Ellen Thomas, Vice President of Family and Animation Marketing and Partner Brands. She added, “We created an all-new episode, Spooky Games, a fun episode featuring Scooby-Doo! and his gang at the World Invitation Games. This is a must own DVD and we are proud to add it to the Scooby-Doo! legacy!”
Featured episodes/sports events on this volume of Scooby-Doo! Laff-A-Lympics: Spooky Games include:
- Scooby-Doo! Spooky Games – All-New Never Before Seen Episode!
- Africa/San Francisco
- Grand Canyon/Ireland
- North Pole/Tahiti
· Sahara / Scotland
· France / Australia
· Egypt / Sherwood Forest
The Scooby Doobies – This team is made up of Scooby-Doo! as team captain, Shaggy Rogers, Scooby-Dum, Dynomutt, The Blue Falcon, Captain Caveman, Brenda, Dee Dee, Taffy, Speed Buggy, Tinker, Babu and Hong Kong Phooey.
The Yogi Yahooeys – This team consists mainly of Yogi Bear as team captain, Boo-Boo Bear, Cindy Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Pixie, Dixie, Mr. Jinks, Hokey Wolf and Yakky Doodle.
The Really Rottens – This team is comprised mainly of villainous characters and includes Mumbly, Dread Barron, The Dalton Brothers, The Creepleys, the Great Fondoo, Magic Rabbit, Daisy Mayhem and Orful Octopus.
About Warner Bros. Animation
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, with an innovative and talent-rich roster boasting some of the most accomplished writers, producers and artists working today. The studio is on the cutting edge of animation technology and has both CG and traditionally animated projects in current production and development. For TV, WBA produces series such as Green Lantern: The Animated Series, The Looney Tunes Show, MAD, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, ThunderCats and Young Justice, for Cartoon Network. WBA will also produce series and additional original content for Cartoon Network’s multiplatform branded DC Nation programming block, which debuts in 2012.
In addition to TV series, WBA produces theatrically released CG cartoon shorts featuring iconic Looney Tunes characters, rendered in stereoscopic 3D. The first three shorts premiered in 2010, the most recent short — I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat — was released in November 2011, and two additional cartoons will debut in 2012. WBA also creates the highly successful series of DC Universe Original Animated Movies for DVD. Producing for multiple platforms including TV, digital and home entertainment both domestically and internationally, WBA is highly respected for its creative and technical excellence, as well as for maintaining the Studio’s rich cartoon heritage. It is also the home of the iconic animated characters from the DC Comics, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has been honored with six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).
About Warner Home Video
With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc., commands the largest home entertainment distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Video and New Line Cinema.
About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment's home video, digital distribution, interactive entertainment/videogames, direct-to-DVD production, technical operations and anti-piracy businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. WBHEG is responsible for the global distribution of content through DVD, electronic sell-through and VOD, and delivery of theatrical content to wireless and online channels, and is also a significant worldwide publisher for both internal and third party videogame titles.