It’s always fun when figures of pop culture run along side Scooby-Doo and Co. The Mystery Machine gang have run into the likes of: KISS, The Harlem Globetrotters, John Cena, The Superfriends and many others (see complete list HERE). In a long line of cameo/crossovers, comes an announcement of a NEW team-up, and one that hasn’t left fans this excited since sending Scrappy Doo behind bars (gawd, what an annoying character!). It was revealed that Scooby and the gang will crossover with another team of supernatural hunters next season (Yes, that pun was intended!). The Brothers Winchester, Sam and Dean, from CW’s Supernatural will be teaming-up Freddy, Velma, Shaggy, Daphne and Scooby-Doo for an adventure like no other.
No, you’re not tripping on too many Scooby snacks. Next season, during Supernatural’s 13th season, Scooby-Doo and the gang will indeed be joining Sam & Dean for a crossover episode.
Supernatural stars Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki made the announcement on Thursday at The CW’s annual Upfront presentation, teasing a “colorful” episode that will take place in the “fully animated world of Scooby-Doo.”
This comes after the network renewed the long-running series for a 13th season. “Over the past several seasons, the CW has built a schedule of proven performers, from our lineup of DC superheroes to critically acclaimed comedies, to sci-fi dramas,” CW President Mark Pedowitz said back in January. “Early pickups of these seven series now allow our producers to plan ahead for next season, and gives us a solid base to build on for next season, with original scripted series to roll out all year long.”
It’s good to see something creative (if not fun and weird) and likely enjoyable for lots of viewers, on a show that’s still doing well (based on CW’s standards) this far into it’s existence. Supernatural is always at its best when it goes meta. Fans of the show will instantly call attention to the “The French Connection” episode when Sam & Dean get thrown into an alternative universe to the TV Show Supernatural and they play themselves.
The CW drama will team-up with the classic ‘toon for a mystery-solving adventure during the 2017-18 TV season.