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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The scenes in each episode where Spencer and Tracy collect their ghost busting assignment were filmed outside Lechler's Grocery and Hardware Store in Piru, California. On the DVD, Lou Scheimer notes that 13 of those scenes were filmed in one fell swoop on a very hot summer day in 1975. 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 »

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Jake Kong: What are you, mice or men?
[Tracy is suddenly holding a big piece of cheese]
Jake Kong: Will you cut that out?
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"Tracy the Gorilla trained by Bob Burns" See more »

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We're "The GHOOOOOST BUSTERRRRS"!!!
12 September 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

He's Spencer! He's Tracy! I'm Kong! YAAAAAHH!!!!

Sorry.

"The Ghost Busters" (not to be confused with the 1984 film with Bill Murray) told the live action Filmation tale of the three chronically slapstick-ish busters of the title (Storch, Tucker and Burns as the gorilla) tackling all manner of ghosts - which all seem to have come from the same graveyard. Hmmm....

Anyway, even though the trio bumbled from episode to episode and seemed just a little south of competent, they ended up putting the ghosts back where they came from, with all manner of vaudeville routines and even some fast-motion running thrown in from time to time.

For the whippersnappers who didn't watch "F-Troop" way back when, here was the perfect way to see the chemistry between Storch and Tucker, and with a gorilla mixed in, to boot!

Do they even have this on video anymore? Probably not. Oh well, I'll always have memories - and that theme running through my head forever....

Ten stars. "The Ghost Busters" DO IT AGAAAAAAAAAAIN!!!


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