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 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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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 Special Collector's Edition: The Ring (2011) See more »

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Hilarious!
9 October 1999 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

Back in the 1970s, this hilarious show aired. It starred Larry Storch and Forest Tucker of F-Troop fame. Teamed up with Tracy the Gorilla, believe it or not, they would go after ghosts with their Ghost Dematerializer or something like that. The show seemed kind of stupid with old vaudeville jokes but hey it was from the seventies. Some of the episodes can be found on video these days, I suggest you rent it and check it out.


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