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#1 Posted on 20.8.02 1139.08
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HONG KONG F'N PHOOEY is getting the Scooby-Doo treatment.

"The [live-action/computer-animated] picture will focus on the origin of Phooey's supernatural talents and a villain intent on stealing those powers." Um, it's called a BOOK. How complicated is that? (Okay, the shapeshifting Phooeymobile was a little bit surreal.)

Something in my brain is prompting me to fetch a torch and a pitchfork, and I'm not doing much to dampen that urge.
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#2 Posted on 20.8.02 1344.15
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Booooo.

Worst. Idea. Ever.
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#3 Posted on 20.8.02 1609.26
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They must think Hong Kong Phooey is a lot more popular than it really is. All I remember is that Scatman Crothers provided the voice.

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#4 Posted on 20.8.02 1732.50
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I guess we can thank the millions of people who made Scooby-Doo a hit for this crap.

What's next Jabberjaw the movie.

Also Hong Kong Phooey's other claim to fame was being on Scooby-Doo's team in the Laff-A-Lympics.
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#5 Posted on 20.8.02 1853.23
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They must think Hong Kong Phooey is a lot more popular than it really is. All I remember is that Scatman Crothers provided the voice.

The only reason I know ANYTHING about the show is because it's on reruns on Cartoon Network and my sister loves it (She has an excuse, she's 8).
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#6 Posted on 20.8.02 1902.22
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Well Scooby Doo did have a upside and it can be said by using 3 letters.



S....M....G


Thats my extremly biased opinion.


They did make a "Josie and the Pussycats" movie that was terrible too.But I think nobody really cares about "Josie and the Pussycats".
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#7 Posted on 20.8.02 1943.27
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Did you see the "Josie and the Pussycats" movie? (Hey, it's got Rachael Leigh Cook in it, okay?) It's not *fantastic*, but it's a worthwhile way to spend an hour and a half. Better than that "Scooby Doo" movie, at least.
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#8 Posted on 20.8.02 1951.16
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    Originally posted by OlFuzzyBastard
    Did you see the "Josie and the Pussycats" movie? (Hey, it's got Rachael Leigh Cook in it, okay?) It's not *fantastic*, but it's a worthwhile way to spend an hour and a half. Better than that "Scooby Doo" movie, at least.



The best part of "Josie and the Pussycats" was actually Josie and the Pussycats,I'll give you that but everything else around it was garbage.
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#9 Posted on 20.8.02 1959.57
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If the Herculoids end up on the big screen, I'm going on a killing spree. Swear to Dog.
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#10 Posted on 20.8.02 2016.28
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I would pay good money to see JabberJaw brought to the big screen. I know I'm not alone on that one either.
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#11 Posted on 20.8.02 2050.34
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The core of the Josie movie was actually cool, in that it was supposed to be a satire on modern media and commercialism. Of course, it didn't end up that way. It would have helped to actually have Alan Cummins and Parker Posey be Alexander and Alexandra Cabot.
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#12 Posted on 20.8.02 2058.52
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Damnit I forgot Parker Posey was in it too.

I may have to watch it again.
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#13 Posted on 20.8.02 2104.46
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    Originally posted by Stephanie
    They must think Hong Kong Phooey is a lot more popular than it really is. All I remember is that Scatman Crothers provided the voice.

    Steph



You think that's bad? All I remember about the show was that Sublime covered the theme for the "Saturday Morning" compilation.
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#14 Posted on 20.8.02 2257.01
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    Originally posted by HrdCoreJoe
    I would pay good money to see JabberJaw brought to the big screen. I know I'm not alone on that one either.


Wasn't that what Jaws 3-D was?
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#15 Posted on 20.8.02 2316.42
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Jesus what's next? That stupid show about the kids with dune buggy solving mysteries? That dumb ass shark? Hey I know this is a billion dollar idea. The WONDER TWINS. Just imagine it. 84 minutes of them turning into ice and a gorrila.
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#16 Posted on 20.8.02 2330.54
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But the Wonder Twins were all about INCEST~! We can't have a movie all about incest. Hell, I've never herad of Hong Kong Phooey. But, they really should make a TOm Slick live action movie, a super chicken live action movie and a Peabody's Improbabl History live action movie.
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#17 Posted on 21.8.02 0021.21
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Umm, you thought you were KIDDING about a Wonder Twins movie?
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#18 Posted on 21.8.02 0046.26
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Originally posted by HrdCoreJoe
I would pay good money to see JabberJaw brought to the big screen. I know I'm not alone on that one either.


Please tell me you are kidding.
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#19 Posted on 21.8.02 0120.45
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When exactly did the movie studios start losing their collective minds like this?

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#20 Posted on 21.8.02 0145.46
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I'd imagine after Spider-Man's first weekend, with Scooby-Doo's first weekend delivering the finishing blow.
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