History WesternAnimation / The13GhostsOfScoobyDoo

20th Sep '16 12:40:39 PM ScroogeMacDuck
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* NinjaPirateZombieRobot: Most of the visible ghosts take this to another level. The only genuine, classical ghosts in there were the sunken ship ghosts. The others are all a mix match of attributes. Some like Maldor the Malevolent and Nicara are the EvilSorceror and Enchantress up to eleven. Queen Morbidia is sort of an Elvira like vampire with a legion of monsters. Marsella is a witch of general sorts. As far as more direct examples.
** Zomba, perhaps the most striking example, is the ghost of a zombie (orů something like that), although not mindless at all, who also has hypnotizing powers and the ability to [[TrappedInTVLand trap people inside TV shows]]. Exactly when she learned she could do that is unknown.
** The Time Slime by looks appears to be some kind of skeleton-like demon who is also something of a mechanical genius and time traveler. His end goal is described by Van Ghoul as a "mechanical wasteland"
** Demondo is a big sort of normal bulky demon who has "cosmic ink" that apparently can bring whatever is printed/drawn with it to life. He no doubt was very happy to have discovered comic strips when he escaped.

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* NinjaPirateZombieRobot: Most of the visible ghosts take this to another level.a whole new. The only genuine, classical ghosts in there were the sunken ship ghosts. The others are all have a mix match of attributes. attributes on top of being ghosts. Some like Maldor the Malevolent and Nicara are the EvilSorceror and or Enchantress up to eleven. Queen Morbidia is sort of an Elvira like vampire with a legion of monsters.eleven. Marsella is a witch of general sorts. As far as for the more direct examples.
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** Zomba, perhaps the most striking example, is the ghost of a zombie (orů something like that), although not mindless at all, who also has hypnotizing powers and the ability to [[TrappedInTVLand trap people inside TV shows]]. Exactly (As an aside note, exactly how and when she learned she could do that is unknown.
unknown, since she was sealed in the Chest long before movies were created.)
** Queen Morbidia is a sort of Elvira-like vampire who rules over monsters. Like Zomba, how being the ghost of a vampire works is left to our imaginaton.
** The Time Slime by looks appears to be the ghost of some kind of skeleton-like demon who is also something of a mechanical genius and time traveler. His traveler (his end goal is described by Van Ghoul as turning the world into a "mechanical wasteland"
wasteland").
** Demondo is the ghost of a big sort of normal bulky demon who has "cosmic ink" that apparently can bring whatever is printed/drawn with it to life. He Much like Zomba, he was no doubt was very happy to have discovered comic strips when he escaped.escapedů



** Professor Phantazmo is a rather deformed man who is an EvilRingLeader. His circus is disguised by calliope music but everyone in it seems to be some kind of actual supernatural being.
** Reflector Specter is an EldritchAbomination from beyond the mirror.
** Simbooroo described himself as a "lion demon", in which cases he sort of looks like a lion and sort of not. Scrappy calling him out as a "lying demon" is actually more accurate since by the looks of it his powers are shape shifting, teleporting and ordering other people to do work for him.

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** Professor Phantazmo is a rather deformed man the ghost of an EvilRingLeader who is an EvilRingLeader. His circus is disguised by has various supernatural beings as minions. He uses bewtiched calliope music to disguise his appearance into that of a living man, but everyone in it seems to be some kind his true form is that of actual supernatural being.
[[AgeWithoutYouth probably what he would look like if he were still alive but looked his real age]].
** Reflector Specter is the ghost of an EldritchAbomination from beyond the mirror.
** Simbooroo described himself as the ghost of a "lion demon", in which cases though he sort of only looks like a lion and sort of not.very broadly lion-like. Scrappy calling him out as a "lying demon" is actually more accurate since by the looks of it his powers are shape shifting, teleporting and ordering other people to do work for him.



* OurGhostsAreDifferent: Down to the last ghost. While they are all referred to as ghosts, the series goes back and forth on whether they're actual demons or something else entirely. A couple of them even seem more like rival magic users to Van Ghoul rather than actual spirits.

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* OurGhostsAreDifferent: Down to the last ghost. While they are all referred to as ghosts, most of them are not the series goes back and forth on whether they're actual demons or ghosts of something else entirely. A couple that was human in the first place (we have ghost witches, ghost vampires, ghost demons, a ghost EldritchAbomination, and -- however that works -- the ghost of them even seem more like rival magic users to Van Ghoul rather than actual spirits.a zombie), and in those cases they retain the abilities they had in life (or unlife or whatever).
11th Aug '16 4:26:12 PM Wingnut
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* KnightOfCerebus: A majority of the 13 ghosts, if not all of them, are portrayed more seriously than the other characters, and [[LetsGetDangerous don't play any games either]]. Not too many of them seem to partake in the fourth wall humor the show has to offer either.
29th Jul '16 3:16:41 AM Morgenthaler
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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Several of the 13 Ghosts went after the Scooby gang directly with their worst tricks rather than wait around to be captured. It could count as GenreBlind, too, considering whose show this actually is.
8th Jun '16 5:32:15 PM Homemaderat
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* AllThereInTheManual: While his name in the show is never mentioned, the mirror demon's name is Reflector Specter. Which is hilariously used to identify him on the dvd subtitles. Somebody did their homework there.



* NinjaPirateZombieRobots: Most of the thirteen ghosts are this. The only genuine, classical ghosts in there were the sunken ship ghosts. The others are all the ghosts of something that's already strange and supernatural to begin with. Queen Morbidia, Nekara and Marcella were the ghosts of powerful witches, but that's still pretty common. However, the next ones are ''really'' this trope:
** Maldor the Malevolent is the ghost of a powerful EvilSorcerer.
** Zomba, perhaps the most striking example, is the ghost of a zombie (orů something like that), although not mindless at all, who also has hypnotizing powers and the ability to [[TrappedInTVLand trap people inside TV shows]]. (The fact that TV didn't exist yet at the time the Thirteen Ghosts were supposedly sealed in the Chest of Demons is ignored).
** The Time Slime is, apparently, the ghost of a MadScientist.
** Demondo is a green, vaguely human-shaped demon's ghost. With the power to trap people in comic books.

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* NinjaPirateZombieRobots: NinjaPirateZombieRobot: Most of the thirteen visible ghosts are this.take this to another level. The only genuine, classical ghosts in there were the sunken ship ghosts. The others are all the ghosts a mix match of something that's already strange and supernatural to begin with. Queen Morbidia, Nekara and Marcella were the ghosts of powerful witches, but that's still pretty common. However, the next ones are ''really'' this trope:
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attributes. Some like Maldor the Malevolent is and Nicara are the ghost EvilSorceror and Enchantress up to eleven. Queen Morbidia is sort of an Elvira like vampire with a powerful EvilSorcerer.
legion of monsters. Marsella is a witch of general sorts. As far as more direct examples.
** Zomba, perhaps the most striking example, is the ghost of a zombie (orů something like that), although not mindless at all, who also has hypnotizing powers and the ability to [[TrappedInTVLand trap people inside TV shows]]. (The fact Exactly when she learned she could do that TV didn't exist yet at the time the Thirteen Ghosts were supposedly sealed in the Chest of Demons is ignored).
unknown.
** The Time Slime is, apparently, the ghost by looks appears to be some kind of skeleton-like demon who is also something of a MadScientist.
mechanical genius and time traveler. His end goal is described by Van Ghoul as a "mechanical wasteland"
** Demondo is a green, vaguely human-shaped demon's ghost. With the power big sort of normal bulky demon who has "cosmic ink" that apparently can bring whatever is printed/drawn with it to trap people in life. He no doubt was very happy to have discovered comic books.strips when he escaped.



** Professor Phantazmo is the ghost of an EvilRingleader.
** The Mirror Demon is the ghost of an EldritchAbomination from beyond the mirror.

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** Professor Phantazmo is the ghost a rather deformed man who is an EvilRingLeader. His circus is disguised by calliope music but everyone in it seems to be some kind of an EvilRingleader.
actual supernatural being.
** The Mirror Demon Reflector Specter is the ghost of an EldritchAbomination from beyond the mirror.mirror.
** Simbooroo described himself as a "lion demon", in which cases he sort of looks like a lion and sort of not. Scrappy calling him out as a "lying demon" is actually more accurate since by the looks of it his powers are shape shifting, teleporting and ordering other people to do work for him.
1st Jun '16 12:36:50 PM ScroogeMacDuck
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* NinjaPirateZombieRobots: Most of the thirteen ghosts are this. The only genuine, classical ghosts in there were the sunken ship ghosts. The others are all the ghosts of something that's already strange and supernatural to begin with. Queen Morbidia, Nekara and Marcella were the ghosts of powerful witches, but that's still pretty common. However, the next ones are ''really'' this trope:
** Maldor the Malevolent is the ghost of a powerful EvilSorcerer.
** Zomba, perhaps the most striking example, is the ghost of a zombie (orů something like that), although not mindless at all, who also has hypnotizing powers and the ability to [[TrappedInTVLand trap people inside TV shows]]. (The fact that TV didn't exist yet at the time the Thirteen Ghosts were supposedly sealed in the Chest of Demons is ignored).
** The Time Slime is, apparently, the ghost of a MadScientist.
** Demondo is a green, vaguely human-shaped demon's ghost. With the power to trap people in comic books.
** Rankor is at the crossing of a ghost, a BigRedDevil and a vampire. He can, additionally, possess various physical objects.
** Professor Phantazmo is the ghost of an EvilRingleader.
** The Mirror Demon is the ghost of an EldritchAbomination from beyond the mirror.
25th May '16 7:14:24 PM ryanasaurus0077
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* FollowTheLeader: The show followed on the coattails of ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}'', and it shows. Also a case of such things not always being bad.

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* FollowTheLeader: The show followed on the coattails of ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}'', ''Film/{{Ghostbusters|1984}}'', and it shows. Also a case of such things not always being bad.
20th May '16 5:34:40 AM erforce
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* FollowTheLeader: The show followed on the coattails of ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'', and it shows. Also a case of such things not always being bad.

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* FollowTheLeader: The show followed on the coattails of ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'', ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}'', and it shows. Also a case of such things not always being bad.
16th Apr '16 5:56:06 PM Homemaderat
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* IHaveManyNames: A rare example of a building. In "Me and My Shadow Demon" the place they go to investigate it at different times called "Befuddled Manor" or "Befuddled Castle" or "Befuddled Hall". Given that it's gimmick is it is a maze that gets people confused, it becomes a LampshadeHanging that people even get confused about the name.


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* MonsterProtectionRacket: The gang enter Befuddled Hall as exterminators, when Scrappy asks Flim Flam how does he know they have pests there Flim Flim brings out a container letting several rats right into the building.
8th Sep '15 3:58:12 PM BatmanKalEl
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* ShipTease: Probably the best of the originals to find it in.
** Opening sequence: Daphne is practically wrapping her arm around Shaggy.
** To All the Ghouls I Loved Before: Shaggy and Daphne share a long embrace after Daphne is returned to normal. Scooby looks on happily.
** Reflections in a Ghoulish Eye: Daphne leans on Shaggy to catch her breath after running, the only two characters making contact in that scene
** That's Monstertainment: The Scooby gang is all living in the same house.
** Scooby in Kwackyland: Shaggy has his arm around Daphne on the raft as Platypus Duck takes the gang up the river.
** The Ghouliest Show on Earth: Look when Shaggy runs off with Daphne, Mumsie and Dada Doo. His hands look very close to if not on Daphne's rear.



* ThirteenIsUnlucky
13th Aug '15 4:05:20 PM DoktorvonEurotrash
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* DamselInDistress / DudeInDistress: Scooby, Daphne, Flim-Flam and even Vincent Van Ghoul ended up in this role a few times.
* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Several of the 13 Ghosts went after the Scooby gang directly with their worst tricks rather than wait around to be captured. It could count as GenreBlind, too, considering whose show this actually is.



* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Several of the 13 Ghosts went after the Scooby gang directly with their worst tricks rather than wait around to be captured. It could count as GenreBlind, too, considering whose show this actually is.



* DistressedDamsel: Scooby, Daphne, Flim-Flam and even Vincent Van Ghoul ended up in this role a few times.
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