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Directed by David Block, ''Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire'' is the seventeenth direct-to-video installment for [[Franchise/ScoobyDoo Scooby-Doo franchise]].

It begins when Scooby and the gang take a road trip into bayou country to attend the “Vampire-Palooza Festival,” an outdoor fair dedicated to all things {{Dracula}}. At first it looks as if they're in for some fun and lots of Southern snacks, but events soon turn scary when a real life vampire comes to life, bursts from his coffin and threatens all the townsfolk. On top of that, this baritone blood sucker seems intent on taking Daphne as his vampire bride! Could the vampire be a descendant of a famous vampire hunter who is trying to sell his book? Or perhaps he's the local politician, who has been trying to make his name in the press by attacking the vampires as downright unwholesome. The answers are to be found in a showdown in the swamp which our heroes unmask one of their most macabre monsters yet.

Oh! It’s also worth noting this installment is the first musical.

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!!Tropes:

* ActivistFundamentalistAntics: Jasper Poubelle, though centered around vampires. It turns out to be more or less publicity for his mayoral campaign.
* AnimatedMusical: The first of the franchise.
* BigNo: Shaggy and Scooby scream this as Daphne puts on show tunes as the gang sets off on their road trip.
* ByTheLightsOfTheirEyes: By Fred and Velma for a moment when driving through a tunnel during the SettingOffSong.
* ConspicuousCGI: The opening song in the Mystery Machine.
* DramaticWind: Fred does this at one point during "Done With Monsters", where he sticks his head out the window and the wind is blowing his hair back.
* IWantSong: The song "Done With Monsters" totally plays this straight, with the gang hoping there aren't any monsters on their vacation.
* FamedInStory: Scooby and the gang. [[spoiler:After getting caught, the villain explains that he lured them into the town because scaring people with their reputations would have increased the popularity he hoped to obtain with his hoax.]]
* GadgeteerGenius: Tulie.
* {{Jerkass}}: Lita, the owner of the festival, Jasper Poubelle and Bram.
* LostInCharacter: The actors of the vampire show go way too far when it comes to being like vampires. Humorously, this leads to them being walking cliches. Lampshaded with Bram, who Daphne mentions is "one stereotype below my limit."
* TheMusical: Their first production to run off it as an actual premise. Scooby has been chased during music and broken into song before but none before this used the format.
* MyEyesAreLeaking: Velma towards the end. The swamp gas is making her eyes water and stream down her face, making Daphne (dazed and tied to an altar) think Velma is crying.
* OnlyThePureOfHeart: The vampire kidnaps Daphne to be his bride, as he seeks that of beauty and is pure of heart. Velma takes umbrage:
-->'''[[HollywoodHomely Velma:]]''' You know, ''I'm'' pure of heart. Does anyone ever think of kidnapping ''me?!''
* RomanticFalseLead: Bram.
* SettingOffSong: "Done With Monsters", sung by Mystery Inc. as they are on the road heading for their vacation destination.
* ShoutOut: The sheriff is a pastiche of Don Knotts' character on ''Series/TheAndyGriffithShow''.
** Bram is clearly named after Bram Stroker author of ''Literature/{{Dracula}}''.
** Vincent Van Helsing is also named after the Van Helsing in the Dracula book but in-universe this Van Helsing is the descendant of the one from the book.
* TakeThat: Daphne and Velma are fans of "[[{{Twilight}} Silverlight]]," a series of romance novels involving trendy new modern vampires. Shaggy pegs the whole thing as silly, and one of the characters is a professor who writes folklore based vampire novels and thinks the "teen vampire craze" is silly.
* TriumphantReprise: The gang reprises their SettingOffSong "Done With Monsters" as they celebrate their solved mystery and head off into the sunset.
* VampireRefugee: Played with when Shaggy ''thinks'' he's been bitten and must part company with Scooby for fear he'll turn and attack his best pal. The scene actually gets rather maudlin until it turns into a musical number about their friendship.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Swamp hermit Tulie tells Shaggy and Scooby that the vampire stole his prototype for hovering shoes. When the vampire is captured, this is never brought back up. Although in the prologue which takes place in the future he does show the audience he has possession of them. When/how this happened is never at all explained let alone shown.
** Similarly, Jasper Poubelle and his vampire-hunting posse is never seen again. Perhaps the posse had to go home before [[TorchesAndPitchforks their torches burned out.]]

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