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The Real Ghostbusters 

The Real Ghost Busters (original title)
The continuing adventures of the staff of the ghost removal service.
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1991   1990   1989   1988   1987   1986  
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 Janine Melnitz / ... 70 episodes, 1986-1987
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 Janine Melnitz / ... 59 episodes, 1987-1991
Buster Jones ...
 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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They're here to save the world again! See more »


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TV-Y7 | See all certifications »
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13 September 1986 (USA)  »

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(140 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Maurice LaMarche was unable to come up with the right voice for Egon from his usual repertory of voices, so he decided to simply do an impersonation of Harold Ramis. This led Bill Murray to comment that "Harold's guy sounds like him, I sound like Garfield." See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[Egon takes Peter to the opera]
Peter Venkman (I): The Met? I thought you said the Mets.
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Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: How Right Are Trailers? (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Charge You Up
Performed by Tahiti - Tyren Perry & Tonya Townsend
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One of the coolest shows of the 1980s!
17 June 2002 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

I grew up watching the Real Ghostbusters, and I gotta tell ya, it blew my mind. The voice acting was great, the stories were very original and the effects were incredible. What made the stories great was that the writers didn't insult the intelligence of the audience and presented it like the movie did when dealing with scientific problems. But what interested me were the episodes written by Michael Reaves, the man responsible for the two Bogeyman episodes. What I still don't know is what gave him the idea to not only reveal the reason why Egon wanted to be a Ghostbuster and why he didn't make the Bogeyman a ghost. Pure genius. Too bad he didn't write a Bogeyman episode for the Extreme Ghostbusters, but I guess that's my job. Well, till next time.


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