Western Animation: Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders
Directed by Jim Stenstrum, Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders is the third direct-to-video installment for the Scooby-Doo franchise, produced by Warner Bros. Animation with a Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc. copyright.Unlike the previous films, in spite of the grimmer atmosphere, it also had a lighter tone.The gang is driving through the Sonoran Desert when a sandstorm comes up and Shaggy makes a wrong turn onto government property but only to lose control of the Mystery Machine when Shaggy sees an UFO and the gang find themselves on the outskirts of small town Roswell where people are supposedly being abducted by aliens. Itís up to the gang to solve the mystery.
- Anal Probing: Very subtly implied.
- Darker and Edgier
- Did Not Get the Girl: And a Tear Jerker at that.
- Lighter and Softer: In spite of the grimmer atmosphere, it has the real aliens as the good guys and disguised humans as the bad guys.
- Mook DLE: Did the animation.
- New-Age Retro Hippie: Crystal the photographer is one. Or so it seems, until it's revealed that she's an Alien Among Us.
- Out-of-Character Moment/OOC Is Serious: After Shaggy and Scooby meet up with the others at the town's local diner, they're still so lovestruck after Crystal and her dog, Amber, that when their friends ask what they want to order, the two s say they aren't hungry and don't even order anything.
- Scooby-Doo Hoax
- Star-Crossed Lovers/Interspecies Romance: A non-lethal version. Shaggy and Amber along with Scooby and Crystal, because they're aliens.
- Totally Radical: Crystal's even worse than Shaggy, seeming like she was plucked right out of the 1960's. Turns out her race discovered transmissions from Earth in the 1960's and assumed that everyone still talked and dressed like that.
- Tsundere: Crystal's dog Amber was this to Scooby when Shaggy and Scooby met the girls. She does eventually come to like him over time.
- Wrong Turn at Albuquerque: Shaggy makes a wrong turn onto government property courtesy of a sandstorm and then winds the gang up near Roswell after seeing an UFO.
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