What's New, Scooby-Doo? (2002) s01e13 Episode Script

The Unnatural

[theme music]
You're gonna solve
that mystery ♪
I see you Scooby Doo ♪
The trail leads back to you ♪
What's new Scooby Doo ♪
What's new Scooby Doo ♪
We're gonna follow you ♪
You're gonna solve
that mystery ♪
We see you Scooby Doo ♪
We're coming after you ♪
What's new Scooby Doo ♪
Don't look back ♪
You may find
another clue ♪
The Scooby snacks
will be waiting here for you ♪
What's new Scooby Doo ♪
We're coming after you ♪
You're gonna solve
that mystery ♪
I see you Scooby Doo ♪
The trail leads back to you ♪
What's new Scooby Doo ♪
Na na na na na
na na na na na ♪
Na na na na
na na na ♪
Na na na na na
na na na na na ♪
What's new Scooby Doo ♪
[instrumental music]
Hey, check this out.
[camera shutter clicks]
[horses galloping]
It's a gladiator,
still alive!
- Aah!
- Run!
[dramatic music]
[cracks whip]
The guide book rates
the gelati in Florence
as the best ice cream
in Italy.
I give it
a nine-and-a-half yummy.
Look at that great
modern building.
In Italy, we've seen
the brand new
and the ancient
side by side.
Sounds like the stuff from
the back of my refrigerator.
Speaking of ancient,
those beautiful statues
must be hundreds of years old.
Thousands, signorina.
They are treasures excavated
from archaeological digs.
According to the guide book
there are layers
of those artifacts
scattered all over Italy.
Si, left by the creative souls
of those who came before us.
Imagine what must be
under that building alone.
(male shopkeeper)
'It's only dirt, I'm afraid.'
Italian law
does not permit
over archaeological sites.
But you must have
those treasures buried
underneath your entire country.
However, they are never
found under the places
where the Scungimondo
Corporation builds.
Very lucky
for the Scungimondo Corporation.
Scungimondo is the largest
construction company in Italy.
Well, looks like the gelato
was all buried
in my abdominal site
and I'm ready
for a new construction.
How about a triple-layer pizza
in Pisa?
When the sun goes
from the north to the south ♪
Hai Capito ♪
When the sounds would raise
see the cabaret ♪
Hai capito ♪
Hai Capito ♪
When the smell of the pasta
make your mama smile ♪
Hai capito ♪
[singing in Italian]
Hai capito ♪♪
They say if you toss three coins
into the Trevi Fountain
you'll have another trip
to Rome.
I think I'll use mine to have
another mushroom calzone.
With peppers.
I guess the fountain is
the oldest relic around here.
That company was allowed
to build a hotel
right across the street.
We might be staying there.
A conductor strike has cancelled
our train to Naples.
Hey, I'll get us transportation.
I've been practicing
my phrase book Italian.
Allow me.
[phone beeping]
[pronouncing incorrectly]
Bon giorno, signore.
Guess It's time to pick up
another phrase book.
This is actually pretty awesome.
The bay of Naples,
the panoramic view..
The wafting sea breezes.
As long as they waft away
from the garbage.
Look, a lucky coin.
Must be kind of old.
The president was Nero.
It's worth very little.
You may keep it.
Thanks for the lift,
Captain Guzman.
When do you think
we'll be hitting Naples?
Soon. I have to be in Pompeii
before nightfall.
Pompeii? Isn't that the city
that was destroyed by a volcano?
Why would you be
going to a place
that hasn't had garbage
in 2000 years?
I have other business there..
if the gladiator
doesn't show up.
It is said he survived
Vesuvius as a zombie.
He still thunders
through Pompeii
bringing mayhem
and great destruction.
Great reason
to stay away from there.
A mysterious gladiator zombie?
Even a better reason to make
Pompeii our next destination.
I am Alexandra Viggi
from the Pompeii Historic
Tourist Bureau.
I will take you
to the memorable locations
of this beautiful
ancient place
and answer any questions.
If you use your imaginations,
you can picture life here
as it was
in the first century AD.
It's amazing.
Here, you see bygone houses
'shops, flats and theaters
and gymnasiums'
'not that different
from those of today.'
Like, drop me off
at the bygone fast food place.
Like, I could use
an imaginary cannoli.
Alexandra, what can you tell us
about the zombie gladiator?
How did you know
about that?
We were told that Pompeii
might not be so safe lately.
Lots of pandemonium and mayhem.
It's just a charming
local rumor.
Which is more charming,
the pandemonium, or the mayhem?
Would you like to see the stalls
where they sold ladies' togas?
Why, yes.
Actually, we'd like to see where
the gladiator's been spotted.
It is said the gladiator
only appears at nighttime.
So I guess we'll have
to come back tonight
to check out
that zealous zombie.
Is Pompeii closed after dark?
Not officially.
But people are discouraged
from coming at night
unless they have
a very good reason.
Like, I wonder if meddling
is high on the list
of very good reason.
Por favor, amici.
May I help you?
Buona sera, signore Ugo.
We're here to scope out
Pompeii by night.
I am sorry
but you cannot enter now.
We were told that Pompeii
is never officially closed.
Forgive me, signorina
but I am under strict orders.
But according
to my improving Italian
that sign says
'"Night tours available."'
Si, but that one says
'"Permission to enter
may be restricted."'
Well, that sign says
'"Always open to the public."'
That settles it.
May we?
But, but,
I am warning you.
Things could get
very scary in there.
- Scary?
- No problem.
Like, when the going gets scary,
the scared gets scarce.
Well, that's it.
No gladiator.
Mystery solved. Let's go
rest up for the next one.
Velma, didn't they say nobody's
lived in Pompeii for 2000 years?
Let's follow that sound.
[instrumental music]
Whoever it is,
like, their team's winning.
It's the colosseum,
where the people of Pompeii
were entertained
by games and circuses
and men battling lions
and bears.
Come on, let's see
what kind of games
are going on right now.
I just hope the lions
are having a timeout.
[crowd cheering]
There's nobody here but us.
And him!
'The gladiator.'
Take cover, gang.
I should warn you,
II can bench-press 220.
Those who are about to fight,
salute me!
I am the emperor
Caesar Saladicus.
Do you have
any last requests?
Hold the anchovies.
My gladiator has challenged you
to mortal combat.
He awaits me
to choose your fate.
Watch out, Freddy!
[crowd cheering]
Oh, no!
'It's Daphne,
and she's got road rage!'
[upbeat music]
Nice save, Daphne.
I thought we were ghoulish
gladiator goners.
Anytime, Freddy.
[horses neighing]
Head for the bay!
Hold on!
[cracks whip]
[all screaming]
[horses neighing]
[cracks whip]
Quick, into the boat.
[engine revving]
[all screaming]
[upbeat music]
Like, see you later, gladiator!
[instrumental music]
If we wanna catch
that gladiator
I guess we're gonna need
some faster wheels.
Well, we won't find them here.
The closest place
is probably Naples.
Great idea to rent
these mopeds, Freddy.
I'll never forget
that guy's face
when I said I wanted something
that could outrace a chariot.
That's because
your Italian meant
"Outrace a flying hamster."
Like, I think Scoob
was born to be wild!
'That Scungimondo company'
puts these buildings
in the greatest locations.
It's amazing how
they managed to find places
that don't have
buried artifacts.
There's something very familiar
about where we are.
[pronouncing incorrectly]
Scusi, cameriera.
Didn't the Piazza Santa Luigi
used to be around here?
Si, signorina.
It was right on this spot
where this building is.
When I traveled two summers ago
with my photo club
we came to the piazza
to shoot an archaeological dig
right here.
Look, what's that?
It's supposed to be, uh,
How you say? Sleeping.
So my first guess is
we'll be staying away
from Pompeii?
No, if we're going to solve
the gladiator mystery
we'd better get back there
as soon as we can.
that was my second guess.
Hi, Ugo!
- Hey!
- Hi, Ugo!
Okay, here's the plan.
Someone lures the gladiator
down the street.
The mopeds can squeeze
around the columns
but the chariot will run
right into the net.
Where are you going,
You ask us to be live bait,
we say, no way.
You bribe us
with Scooby snacks..
we're way ahead of ya.
Two boxes!
Do we have a precision team
or what?
'Oh, gladiator!'
'Spaghetti! Ravioli!'
Lasagna, pizza!
Like, that's the only Italian
we know.
Well, we must've scared
him away. Our work is done.
[horses neighing]
Yikes and yipes!
I think they're coming.
They jumped the net!
After him!
Hey hey hey hey hey ♪
Hai capito ♪
Hey hey hey hey hey ♪
Hai capito ♪♪
Hey hey hey hey hey ♪
Hai capito ♪
Hey hey hey hey hey ♪
Hai capito ♪
Hey hey hey hey hey ♪
Hai capito ♪
[all screaming]
[all screaming]
- Help!
- Help!
Just swim towards land!
I see land, but it's moving.
It's a boat!
It's that garbage barge.
Saved by the smell.
We were run off the road.
Italy's full
of crazy drivers.
That's why
I stick to the sea.
It wasn't just
any crazy driver.
It was that zombie gladiator.
Y-you saw him?
Saw him?
Heard him, felt him,
was almost clobbered by him.
It sounds like you were
looking for trouble.
Should've stayed away.
Then why do you keep
going back to Pompeii?
That's my business.
You people get dry.
I'll drop you off
as soon as we hit shore.
An old candelabrum.
Looks like it used to be nice.
Ha! These Neapolitans
you never know
what they consider trash.
You kids have seen enough
around here.
You should just forget
everything and go home.
Like, if we did that, how would
we remember where we lived?
Good thing we had full insurance
on those mopeds
that are sleeping
with the fishes.
And good thing
I have a credit card
for emergencies
and bad-hair days.
This Maserati
is safer than motorbikes
for chasing that chariot..
[engine turns over]
and a lot faster.
Have you ever driven
stick-shift before, Freddy?
No, but no problem.
I've seen 'em do it on TV.
[tires screeching]
- Aah!
- Aah!
[all yelling]
[tires screeching]
There sure was
something suspicious
about that Captain Guzman.
We should keep a look out
for him
when we get back
to Pompeii.
Look at the smoke
from Vesuvius.
Seems even heavier today.
I wonder
if that unusual activity
has something to do
with our ghastly gladiator.
Well, there's only
one way to find out.
[instrumental music]
We appreciate your helping us,
I don't take many people
up the mountain.
- How about gladiators?
- Mi scusi?
We think that the recent
activity of this volcano
might have something to do with
the gladiator's high jinks.
I can't see how.
This is as far as we go.
But we need you to get us
to the mouth of the volcano.
That isn't a good idea.
I think you should
just return with me.
Sorry, but I think
we should keep going.
You know, somebody is harming
the sacred history
of my country.
And I blame the curious
and nosy tourists!
But we're just
trying to help.
Why don't you help yourselves
and stay away?
I am warning you.
Huh. Like, why would she just
leave us all the way up here?
And what was she
warning us about? Hmm.
Come on, gang.
We've got a motisimo
mystery to solve.
'On to Vesuvius!'
Don't look down, Scoob.
Looks like
some sort of generator.
'Hooked to that machinery.'
'And those pipes and wires
lead up there'
'right into the volcano.'
Why is the needle
in the red zone?
Something's not right here.
'Heaps of objects
every size and shape.'
'Yeah, and look,
deep down there.'
'You can seelava!'
'It seems to be rising.'
Hey, like, there's some
more Nero head coins.
'And that looks like
Roman soldier's battle gear.'
Look what I found.
Hot! Hot! Hot!
Doh! Oh! Ooh!
- Oh! Ow!
- Aah! yow!
Sounds like a truck's coming.
Get down.
The barge captain.
'He's unloading
all that stuff'
into the volcano.
And it sure doesn't
look like garbage.
Guess what?
I have another plan.
Who goes there?
Hey, you're not
supposed to be..
Who are you?
I am the zombie gladiator
in person.
No, you're not.
I look a lot shorter
without my chariot.
I demand, like,
some explaining.
[teeth chattering]
Et tu, doofus.
Wow, fast thinking, Fred.
It's the only Latin I know.
That was a big mistake.
No way. That zombie
was threatening my pal.
You don't understand.
He's the only one who knows
how to stop the machinery.
We must wake him
or Vesuvius will erupt again.
No time for that.
Come on, gang.
[buttons beeping]
It'll melt the entire
[all cheering]
That always works at home
when my Stairmaster jams.
[all laughing]
I got your call
and I brought
Il Poliziotto Officer Fabrocini.
These two were trying
to destroy
ancient Italian treasures.
(in unison)
'Ugo, the night guard?'
Nobody is perfect.
I connected his neck brace
with that whiplash stop
the gladiator made in his boat.
And listen to this.
[crowd cheering]
But why was he going through
all that trouble?
My guess is our gladiator here
for the Scungimondo Corporation.
I'm a vice president!
They couldn't build on sites
where there are ancient
cultural artifacts.
And so he's been
illegally scooping up
the archaeological treasures
from all over Italy.
And dumping them
into Vesuvius
to be absorbed
by boiling lava.
They rigged that generator
machinery so it would
raise the buried lava up
over the piles of artifacts.
Then they were free
to put up
all those modern buildings
we've seen.
And Captain Guzman
was also the emperor.
They played those roles
to scare away intruders.
Si, and especially
meddling bambinos.
Well, we still have plenty
of vacation left to enjoy.
[speaking in Italian]
He just said,
"where's the bathroom?"
[engine starts]
[horses neighing]
I hope you enjoy the special
dish I ordered in Italian.
[accordion music]
- Ech!
- Yuck!
[all laughing]
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