Chris has been bugging me to watch Spooky Buddies for so long for reasons that are beyond me. Granted, I’ve never seen Air Bud or any of the sequels or Buddy spinoffs. But Spooky Buddies is really weird. It’s really convoluted for a kids’ movie, and I know for a fact if I saw this as a child it would either scare me or make me cry (or both). Why? Because in the beginning, the souls of beagle puppies are eaten by The Halloween Hound, a scary but also sort of cute giant dog with glowing eyes. Oh, except there’s one beagle puppy that didn’t get sacrificed and is left to suffer for 60 years or something as a puppy ghost. I mean, that’s really sad and scary right?
Of course, in the end, all the souls are restored and no one dies, but still. Spooky Buddies is not for those too sensitive to see puppy ghosts . . .
For some strange reason it was tough to get Elizabeth to watch this movie but I know in her heart she’s glad we finally did. It was faaaaaantastic! It was pretty well put together considering it’s the 10th movie in the Air Bud series. My favorite part was easily when the fat/sporty buddy saves his life by farting (and I mean a dense musty fart) in the face of the villain. A good watch and I look forward to watching more.