The Real Ghostbusters (1986–1991)
"The Real Ghost Busters" (original title)

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The continuing adventures of the staff of the ghost removal service.

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 Dr. Raymond Stantz / ... (140 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Dr. Egon Spengler / ... (140 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Winston Zeddemore / ... (91 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Dr. Peter Venkman / ... (78 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Janine Melnitz / ... (78 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Dr. Peter Venkman / ... (62 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Janine Melnitz / ... (62 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Winston Zeddemore / ... (49 episodes, 1988-1991)
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Animated cartoon series that followed the hit movie. Peter Venkman, Winston Zeddemore, Egon Spengler, and Ray Stantz are still hunting ghosts, but now with the friendly assistance of Slimer, who is no longer out to slime the good guys. Written by Anonymous

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In 1988, the start of the fourth season, the series was part of a one-hour block of Ghostbusters cartoons (it was joined with the newly created "Slimer!" series) known as "Slimer! And The Real Ghostbusters." This title would stick with the series to its very end (season seven in 1991). The title change also rippled through the marketing of the show in toys, cereal, and Ecto-Cooler Hi-C drink. All of these products changed their logos from "The Real Ghostbusters" to "Slimer & The Real Ghostbusters". See more »

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Though the series takes place in 1980s New York City, the traffic lights in some episodes only have red and green light - no amber See more »

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Peter Venkman (I): This is almost as much fun as catching bowling balls with my teeth.
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Party On His Mind
Performed by Tahiti - Tyren Perry & Tonya Townsend
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One of the best,if not the best
5 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

How do I even begin to describe how much a love affair I have with this series? The darker tone of the first couple seasons was great. It wasn't nearly as dark as Batman the Animated series,another favorite of mine was,in comparison.

One of the things that I heard of which may've affected the series in the last couple of seasons was parents complaining about violent content,which is funny when you compare it to series like He-man and TMNT which were both running around the same time. I say this is funny when you consider that both of the other series I've mentioned used more common weapons as well as attacking things that were sometimes human like living creatures.

Anyways back to Ghostbusters,before a lot of shows started having a chronological plot, I feel like Ghostbusters had some major first steps in that some of the episodes actually did connect,Samhain and Boogeyman are the ones I'm thinking of at the moment,might be others as well.

I also enjoyed waking up each Saturday morning to have the show to look forward to, the plots were good,the ghosts creative and just having a continuation of the first movie was great for a start of interest in the paranormal and supernatural and to find out what is actually out there.


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