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Scooby Doo and the WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon is the 25th entry to the Scooby-Doo Direct-to-Video Film Series once again co-produced with WWE Studios, and the second crossover with the WWE after Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery. Returning wrestlers include Vince McMahon, Triple H and The Miz.

Many of the wrestlers are competeing in a race known as the MOTO X, where wrestlers in groups of two or three participate in a 3-part race for the grand prize of a $1 million...or that would be the case if a mysterious racer known as Inferno the Speed Demon isn't trying to destroy the wrestlers for what its worth. Asked by Vince McMahon to assist once more and aided by the legendary Phenom himself, Mystery Inc. is on the case.

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Tropes seen in the film include:

  • A Load of Bull: Los Matodores' car is a bull, of course.
  • And This Is for...: Undertaker’s taking down Inferno is for his partner Dusty, who was injured during Inferno’s first appearence.
  • Apologetic Attacker: The flashback of Triple H fighting the Speed Demon in the second part of the race reveals Stephanie, in disguise, apologizing to her husband before Triple H states just to make it look good.
  • Battle Strip: Triple H undresses for battle thrice—two of them are caused just by flexing his muscles!
  • Big Bad: The main villain of the movie is the demon racer Inferno, aka Triple H with help with his wife.
  • Big Red Button: Scooby Headdesks on a big red button on the dashboard of the truck he, Shaggy, and the Undertaker drive...and it reveals the boosters Fred installed in the truck.
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  • Brick Joke: During the second part of the race, Sheamus, who has to deal with Stardust and Goldust as his partners, asks for the two to disappear (see Stealth Hi/Bye for details). After the race ends, the two pop out from behind the car.
  • Call-Back: The Miz jogging at night while saying, "Who's Awesome? I'm Awesome!" to himself before the bad guy appears. Only this time, he successfully defends himself.
  • Chekhov's Gun: The DC pretzels and the fact they're shaped like Deadman's Curve itself. Shaggy and Scooby have eaten so much of those that they can essentially drive the last part of the race blindfolded.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Goldust and Stardust both have weird habits—but yet they note that Scooby-Doo is the bizarre one!
  • Cold Ham: Undertaker's dialogue has him state many of the lines he uses in his promos with the same gravitas he adds onto them when he's in the ring.
  • The Comically Serious: The Undertaker, in spades. Nearly every single line he spouts is spoken in the same gravitas he puts in his promos.
  • Continuity Nod: There are several nods to the events of Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery.
    • The Undertaker notes to Shaggy and Scooby about how they were the ones who defeated the Ghost Bear.
    • Before The Miz beats the hell out of Inferno, he references how he got mauled by the Ghost Bear from the beginning of that movie.
    • Shaggy and Scooby's most popular item in their food truck is the "Skinny Man's Dead Meat Combo", with Skinny Man and Dead Meat being their in-ring names. They even wear their wrestling gear in the final part of the race.
  • Contrasting Sequel Main Character: The Undertaker is the main wrestler focus in this movie.
    • First off, 'Taker is the complete opposite of his brother: Kane only appears at the beginning and end of Wrestlemania Mystery and has no connection to the Ghost Bear, only fighting with Shaggy and Scooby so he can get a chance to obtain the WWE Championship, and teams up with the other wrestlers to fight the Ghost Bear after he nearly enacts the monster's plans. He also only talks twice in the film. The Undertaker, however, is much more talkative and friendlier and his goal as to why he wants to win the prize money shows that he's not as selfish or focused on a championship or a victory compared to Kane.
    • In contrast to Sin Cara, whose motivations against the Ghost Bear was due to his ancestor being the one to fight it in the past, Undertaker has no personal history with the Speed Demon other than to avenge Dusty for getting injured in the race.
  • Cool Car: All of the cars driven by the wrestlers are awesome vehicles.
  • Cool Train: Lana and Rusev's car, The Moscow Express, is modeled after a train.
  • Covers Always Lie: Again, Triple H is shown together with a diva (this one, being Paige). And again, they don't team up together in anyway.
  • Crossover: The second time Scooby-Doo and the WWE meet. This time we have Paige, Rusev and Lana, Sheamus, Kofi Kingston, Dusty Rhodes (and his sons), Stephanie McMahon and Los Matodores.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: The "fight" between Undertaker and Inferno ends in two strikes with Inferno flat on his ass. For comparison, it took the combined efforts of Scooby, John Cena, Sin Cara, Ruben, and Kane to defeat the Ghost Bear.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: The Undertaker is a Wrestling Monster, the half-brother to Kane, the Phenom who is essentially one of the deadliest wrestlers in all of WWE History, and the first wrestler on this site to have his own Nightmare Fuel page...and he's shown to be more down-to-earth than Kane, giving respect to Shaggy and Scooby for their defeat against the Ghost Bear and even teams up with Mystery Inc. to fight off Inferno. He also likes puppets.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Paige's dialogue is essentially this, most of it aimed toward her partner Miz. Lampshaded of course.
    Paige: Don't worry, I wouldn't want anything to happen to my best friend.
    The Miz: Thanks, Paige. Wait...was that sarcasm?
  • Easily Forgiven: Subverted; Vince does not let Stephanie off the hook for causing trouble for the MOTO X just because she's his daughter and has her arrested. And then he tells Velma that he'll have their lawyers figure things out in 24 hours.
  • Enemy Mine: In the final leg of the race, all of the racers decide to tag team against Inferno.
  • Five-Second Foreshadowing: When Vince learns that his daughter is competing in the race, he states that it's not possible since she's busy running WWE and all. Cue Triple H's theme and an Instant Replay of the race, showing that she and her husband are in said race.
  • Food Fight: A food fight happens in the concession stand after Paige has had enough of Miz talking about himself.
  • Friend to All Children: The reason why Undertaker is participating in the first place is that he wants to use half of the money to create something for his fans (many of them kids).
  • Greek Chorus: Dusty Rhodes provides commentary about the fighting going on between the wrestlers.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: Sheamus carries a broadsword on him for some odd reason, which he uses on Inferno in the final part. The Celtic Crusader is also modeled after a sword.
  • Hidden Depths: Undertaker, apparently, is into puppets. Neither Shaggy nor Scooby have any comment on this.
  • Inevitable Waterfall: The second part of the race has Undertaker, Shaggy and Scooby almost fall over a waterfall.
  • It's All About Me: The Miz, as usual, is pretty self-centered. Paige is absolutely aggravated about this, being his partner and all.
  • Mythology Gag:
    • Kofi's commentary on the final leg of the race that it's a new day with the Authority taking the lead.
    • Paige shouts "This is my house!" in the final leg before charging her and Miz's car at Inferno.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Inferno, the Speed Demon. Sounds nice, doesn't it?
  • Pass the Popcorn: Los Matadores sit back and watch everyone fight it out during the Food Fight above.
  • Pre Ass Kicking One Liner: The Miz to Inferno.
    The Miz: Strangely enough, I've been monster mauled in a midnight jog before. But this time, I'm doing the mauling.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: Undertaker expresses his plans for the prize money to make something that he calls "Undertaker's Puppet Jubilee". Shaggy and Scooby have no idea what to say.
    Undertaker: I like puppets.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Inferno has glowing red eyes. Subverted with Stardust; he's more kooky then threatening.
  • Scarf Of Asskicking: Inferno wears a white scarf and is shown to be quite ruthless when racing.
  • Scary Scorpions: Inferno's car is modeled after a scorpion.
  • Smoke Out: Inferno uses smoke to cover up his escape after Miz places him in the figure-four leg lock.
  • Stealth Hi/Bye: In the second part of the race, Goldust and Stardust somehow vanish swiftly in a moving car after Sheamus asks the two to disappear.
  • Theme Music Power-Up:
    • "I Came To Play" starts playing during Miz's fight with Inferno.
    • The famous gong starts playing as the Undertaker lays the final smackdown on Inferno.
  • Took a Level in Badass: The Miz is able to kick the ass of the Monster of the Week, even placing Inferno in the figure-four leg lock. Once you know who Inferno really is, this goes double.
  • Underdogs Never Lose: The Undertaker, Shaggy and Scooby are dead last in the race, but the combined effort of everyone else helps them win the final part. This is even lampshaded with the idea of them being called: "Team Underdog".
  • Unexpected Character: Raise your hands if you thought you'd see a second Scooby-Doo/WWE crossover that had Paige, Goldust, Stardust, Los Matadores, Kofi Kingston and Rusev in it.
  • Woman in White: It's a staple of Lana, and it helps her stand out with Stephanie's black suit.
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