[identity profile] brendala.livejournal.com
Hey, remember back in my Fridging of Velma Dinkley essay when I joked that:
At least Velma was never sexually assaulted or severely beaten in Mystery Incorporated (however, the show was green lit for another season; so I wouldn’t put it past them just yet...)

Well, Velma wasn't sexually assaulted in the latest episode (she's an ugly, un-rapeable troll, remember?). But someone else was. Take a wild guess who.

[SPOILERS FOR RECENT EPISODES]
Trigger Warning for horrors under the cut..... )
[identity profile] brendala.livejournal.com

Now that Mystery Incorporated has ended it's American TV run, I feel the need to post this essay. I know I've ranted about this subject excessively already. But this write up is my attempt to calmly explain why the way this show went down bothers me so much. I hope you all will take the time to read it and let me know what you think because I'm interested in hearing your opinions on the issue of feminism and what's appropriate in a franchise that's marketed toward children.
 

The Fridging of Velma Dinkley


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[identity profile] brendala.livejournal.com
After witnessing the unfathomable, childhood-destroying train wreck that was Scooby Doo: Mystery Incorporated, I have decided that there's no way in hell I'm tuning in for the upcoming second season. I gave the show too much of my time already in the hopes that it would redeem itself in the end and it failed. BIG TIME!

However, I will forgive it and take back ALL my criticisms if the second season opens like this:

Comic under the cut... )
[identity profile] brendala.livejournal.com
Out of boredom, I checked out the Crystal Cove online game on Cartoon Network's website. And, believe it or not, the story in the game is FAR better than the story in the show! And the romance angle is limited to mild flirtatious dialogue between characters. Which means we get to see MI-Shaggy and MI-Velma act like a couple without the added melodrama of Scooby/Velma hatred, the messy break up, or Velma acting like a bunny-boiler. It's glorious!
Review under the cut..... )

OVERALL

If you've ever wondered what this show would be like if only it didn't botch the romance angle, this game is for you! The only downside is that you'll feel sad that the actual show wasn't just as light-hearted and fun.

If you want to try it for yourself, here's a link to it!
[identity profile] lady-mouse04.livejournal.com
Title: At last: Dinlkey and Rogers Wedding
Summary:  Velma and Shaggy are hapilly married......
Author: RogueSquirrel
Rating: E
Word Count: 1,325
Chapters: 1
Character(s)/Pairings: Velma/Shaggy
Spoilers/Warnings: This story may have some mushy moments..........

http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7036456/1/At_lastDinkley_and_Rogers_Wedding
[identity profile] workingclsshero.livejournal.com
Instead of sending you the link from fanfiction.net, I'm going to present it to you here.

Title: Silly Human Mating Rituals: Chapter 3 "Busted!"
Summary: Scooby's observations on Shaggy and Velma's relationship after they got back together. In this chapter, Scooby witness the Tickle Monster and his "more than willing" victim.
Author: In fan fiction, I go by Lady Something
Rating: Still T for teen
Word Count: 1,192 words
Chapters: so far, 3 and working on chapter 4
Character(s)/Pairings: Shelma
Spoilers/Warnings: I don't know. Upcoming smutty sequel? It's in the "Mystery Incorporated" universe, though I revert Scooby, Shaggy and Velma's personalities to a nice blend of the "Where are you" series, "A Pup Named" series and "What's New" series because I like that way and Casey Kasem's Shaggy is epically awesome. So really, nothing to spoil except Shaggy and Velma dated once. 

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