The Ghost Busters (1975)

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Two guys and their pet gorilla hunt spooks.

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 Jake Kong (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 Ghost-Buster's car was made in 1925. It had previously been used as a taxi in Argentina. Employees of Filmation, who happened to like working on cars, kept it running. 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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Live action show, Not a cartoon
16 May 2005 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

'Fraid the other comment has it all wrong. This was not a cartoon, but a live action Saturday morning program. "Spencery, Tracy, and Kong" were the original Ghost Busters, and they were played by real live TV stars Forrest Tucker (Keeper of the Flame) and Larry Storch (Koko the Clown), and famous sci-fi movie buff Bob Burns (as the Gorilla, Tracy - Forrest Tucker was Kong). Tucker and Storch had appeared together before in F-Troop. It was pretty silly, but for 8-10 year olds relatively entertaining. For a live action kids show in the 1970s it was pretty dang good - consider what else we had then: Sigmund and The Sea Monsters, and a bunch of psychedelic Kroft fantasies.


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