Two guys and their pet gorilla hunt spooks.

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 Jake Kong (15 episodes, 1975)
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 Eddie Spenser / ... (15 episodes, 1975)
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 Tracy the Gorilla (15 episodes, 1975)
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A live-action children's show, the Ghost Busters travel around the globe looking for ghosts. They dispel the ghosts with a weird camera-looking gadget. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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6 September 1975 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The producers decided it would be cheaper to hire an actor who already owned a gorilla suit than having to pay for both separately, so they put out a casting call for gorilla's. They found Bob Burns, a film editor who, together with his wife, had made a Gorilla suit in their spare time. When Lou Scheimer asked Burns, dressed in the suit who his agent was, Bob replied: "Tarzan" and Lou knew that he had found the right man for the job. See more »

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In the opening credits of the series, Larry Storch's character is called "Spencer," but the door of the office spells it "Spenser." See more »

Quotes

Jake Kong: [to Spenser] Gimme a pick.
Eddie Spenser: [to Tracy] Give him a pick.
[Tracy hands Spenser a pick axe, who hands it to Kong]
Jake Kong: [to Spenser] A lock pick, you clown!
Eddie Spenser: [to Tracy] A lock pick, you clown!
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"Tracy the Gorilla trained by Bob Burns" See more »

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Referenced in Goolians (2006) See more »

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Spencer, Tracy and Kong!
19 November 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember this show very fondly, it came on right after 'Far Out SpaceNuts' on CBS Sat. Mornings in '75-76. Basically it was the same old thing-you got to see them do the Scooby doo routine with co-star monsters Marty Engels or whomever with a guy(Bob Burns) in an ape suit. I kid you not, as kids me and my two brothers were Sure that it was a real ape! The show was easy to take, well intentioned and fun. I have NOT seen it since, but it hangs in the memory quite well.

*** outta ****, not bad.


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