5 DreamWorks Characters To Watch This Halloween

I received the DreamWorks DVDs below as a Fox Home Entertainment Insider.

Monsters vs Aliens Cloning Around Shrek The Musical Kung Fu Panda Legends of Awesomeness - Scorpion Sting

Dreamworks movies Monsters vs. Aliens: Cloning Around, Shrek The Musical, and Kung Fu Panda: The Scorpion Sting will be available on DVD starting October 15!

The cooler weather calls for more family movie nights on the couch at home! But not all scary movies being shown on TV are exactly family friendly, so as a parent we may be finding it difficult to come up with things to watch with our little ones. Luckily, DreamWorks is releasing 3 fantastic films on DVD this month!

Shrek the Musical. The greatest fairy tale never told comes to life as never before in DreamWorks’ Shrek The Musical, the highly acclaimed Broadway production based on the smash-hit movie. Called a “triumph of comic imagination” (Elysa Gardner, USA Today) that “never stints on spectacle or laughs” (David Rooney, Variety), Shrek The Musical received eight 2009 Tony Award® nominations including Best Musical, winning Best Costume Design of a Musical (Tim Hatley) and received a Grammy Award® nomination for Best Musical Show Album.

Monsters vs. Aliens: Cloning Around. Get ready for a world of hilarious monster mischief and alien antics in this all-new animated TV series inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s ginormous hit movie Monsters vs. Aliens. Join team leader Susan, muscle-bound Link, ingenious Dr. Cockroach, Ph.D., and B.O.B., the gelatinous blob, as the residents of the government containment area embark on fun-filled adventures under the not-too-watchful eye of General Monger!

Kung Fu Panda: Scorpion Sting. Get ready for more high-kicking action and fur-flying fun in this awesome animated TV series based on the Academy Award®-Nominated hit movieKung Fu Panda*! He may not be your typical warrior, but Po packs an arsenal of martial arts skills as big as his heart…and his stomach. Always ready to fight for what’s right, Po and the Furious Five—Tigress, Monkey, Mantis, Crane and Viper—face exotic dangers at every turn, including a pair of magic shoes with an evil “sole,” and Scorpion, one of the sharpest villains in all the land!


Now here are the top 5 Dreamworks characters to watch this Halloween!


1. SHREK. He may not want to welcome visitors to his home in the swamp, but this big green ogre would make a fun guest in your home this Halloween! Although he puts up a tough front, Shrek has a soft spot in his heart for those he cares about, especially Donkey and Fiona.  This goofy guy brings the laughs with his Scottish-Irish accent and one-liners! He’s also great for scaring off enemies with his stinky breath, huge size, and frightening yell.



2. B.O.B. Short for Benzoate Ostylezene Bicarbonate, he got his name when he was accidentally created in a laboratory from some scientists experimenting with chemically- and genetically-altered food products. This one-eyed blue blob was held in captivity in Area Fifty-Something for decades, but he still has a friendly personality and contagious smile. Since B.O.B is a large gelatinous mass, he can change his shape easily and absorb any object. Although he has no brain, B.O.B. is quite intelligent! This big, blue blob is exactly the person you want by your side on a creepy Halloween night.


Dr Cockroach

3. DR. COCKROACH, PH.D. This intellectual mad scientist is known for bursting into psychotic laughter while completing his experiments. But, don’t be fooled. Dr. Cockroach has not always been this way. In the 60’s he developed a device that would allow humans to live a lifespan similar to that of a cockroach. When his creation went wrong, Dr. Cockroach came away with the head of a bug and the ability to climb walls and digest garbage just like cockroaches. His intelligence and lifespan make him a force to be reckoned with!



4. PO PING. The courageous dragon warrior is always up for a new adventure. Although Po is not your typical Kung Fu warrior, he uses his personality and his strengths to solve problems and protect those who need him most. He has an excitement for life and is determined to be the best warrior that he can possibly be. Sometime Po can be a little immature and rambunctious, but he has a kind heart and knows the importance of family.



5. TIGRESS. A vital member to the Furious Five, she has unmatchable strength and bravery.  She is a master at Kung Fu and at one point was considered to be destined for the title of Dragon Warrior. Although her short temper can still appear sometimes, Tigress has learned to be more friendly and calm. At times she is quiet and less sociable than the other members of the Furious Five. Overall, she possesses a strength and dignity that makes others admire her.


Great news! I’m giving one reader a chance to watch all of these characters for Halloween!

Winner will receive a DreamWorks DVD bundle which includes:
– 1 copy of Monsters vs. Aliens: Cloning Around on DVD
– 1 copy of Kung Fu Panda: The Scorpion Sting on DVD
– 1 copy of Shrek the Musical on Blu-ray

Open to residents of the US and Canada. Void where prohibited by law. Must be at least 18 years old to be eligible. No purchase necessary. Enter using the form below. Giveaway ends October 17, 2013 at 11:59pm EST. Good luck!

I received the DreamWorks DVDs mentioned above as a Fox Home Entertainment Insider.


5 DreamWorks Characters To Watch This Halloween — 82 Comments

  1. It’s definitley Shrek the Musical! I really like all three as far as characters and original movies but Shrek would be my fave.

  2. My girls are 3 and 6 and they love BOB. We have a movie BOB’s birthday and they giggle through the whole movie.

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