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  • Daphne, Shaggy, and Scooby are overjoyed to be reunited with Flim Flam, and he's equally happy to see them, if not more so.
    • When the gang sees an exhausted Vincent, Flim Flam is the one who goes towards him first. He also promises to leave Mortimer's name out in the retellings of Asmodeus. The fact that he and Vince share a goodbye goes to show how much the past adventure truly meant to Flim Flam McScam.
      • Flim Flam says "Was no-one gonna pick up a phone?" when told that Vincent is here. This implies that one (or all) of the trio of Daphne, Scooby and Shaggy has Flim Flam's phone number and that they often converse together.
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  • Daphne gives Flim Flam a small kiss on the cheek when she sees the case of Losta Luck Joy Juice, undoubtedly remembering how he saved her from becoming a werewolf in the first episode of The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo.
  • Vincent tries to warn Mortifer about the avalanche his car will cause, despite learning how his old friend had betrayed him.
  • Flim Flam was a hustler in the original series - this movie reveals that he's turned that over, has a stable job in a shop, and actually sold stuff to Daphne, Shaggy and Scooby and didn't swindle them.
    • In a meta sense, fans have praised Noshir Dalal for voicing Flim Flam, with Noshir thanking the fans in return.
  • Daphne mentions selling "bottles of snake-oil" at a garage sale. What use does she have for bottles of snake-oil? She doesn't have a use for them. She kept them because they were mementos of Flim Flam.
  • Vincent and Flim Flam's parting words as the former boards the plane.
    Vincent: And for ghoulness sake, Flim Flam... stay out of trouble!
    Flim Flam: No promises, Vinny!
    Vincent: (chuckles, smiling) That's my boy.
  • In a meta-sense, the fact that Tim Sheridan tried to work Scrappy into the plot meant that he was actually considered to return. He had to remove it only because the script was getting too cluttered not because of fan outrage against him.
    • And even then, they still manage to sneak in a small reference to him. When Mystery Inc happily declares the gang back together again, Flim Flam corrects them, adding, "except Scrappy". This unfortunately leads to Velma questioning 'what a Scrappy is', but it's heartwarming that Flim-Flam doesn't consider the gang complete without his old friend.
    • Scrappy was his first friend in the series-and the one to invite him to join the ghost hunting team. Without Scrappy, Flim-Flam would still be alone and nomadic. If one person had to remember him and his place in the show, it makes sense it would be the person who owes the most to him.
    • Reunited, a fan-art of something that this movie sadly didn't include.
  • The movie opens with the meddling kids getting scolded by a local sheriff for their recent actions, including being told to they're not cut out for mystery solving and being threatened with legal action if they keep it up. In the end, however, an Interpol agent congratulates them for their hard work and suggests they consider a career in solving mysteries.
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  • The fact that Shaggy and Scooby are, obviously, terrified out of their minds at the thought of dealing with the Chest of Demons... again... but stop protesting when Daphne notes that Vincent is in trouble.


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