Extreme Ghostbusters (1997– )

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Follow-up series that expands on the Ghostbuster empire by recruiting new characters.

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 Dr. Egon Spengler (40 episodes, 1997)
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 Kylie Griffin (40 episodes, 1997)
Pat Musick ...
 Janine Melnitz (40 episodes, 1997)
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 Garrett Miller (40 episodes, 1997)
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 Roland Jackson (40 episodes, 1997)
Rino Romano ...
 Eduardo Rivera (40 episodes, 1997)
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 Slimer / ... (40 episodes, 1997)
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Proving that there's still life in the old story, Ghostbusters gets another reincarnation, with state-of-the-art animation that's both riotous and genuinely spooky. After a lull, ghost activity is on the up again. Guided by original ghost buster Egon Spengler, the mantle this time is taken up by a group of teenagers: steady Roland; cocky, wheelchair-bound Garrett; would-be hippy Eduardo; gloomy, black-clad Kylie; and ex-baddie ghost Slimer, now helping his friends rid the world of the nastier and meaner ghosts. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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This animated series is a continuation, a sequel of sorts, to The Real Ghostbusters (1986). It picks up some seven-years later after the original 'Ghostbusters' disband/break-up, supposedly due to lack of paranormal activity. All the ghosts & goblins simply up and vanish. Suddenly, when strange things/creatures start surfacing again in New York City 1997, 'Egon' recruits an all-new team of 'Ghostbusters' comprised mostly of his best physics class, university students. One of the best episodes was the return of the original "Real Ghostbusters." They appeared in a two-part episode fully dressed in their old-school jumpsuits and carrying their traditional proton packs. Except this time their true age began to show. They began to act/move a little bit slower. See more »

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Egon: [the insect queen Janine approaches Egon after he tells her that he loves her and he wants to kiss her] That's it, Janine. Kiss me. Ah, give me some sugar, baby.
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Spin-off Extreme Ghostbusters: Code Ecto-1 (2002) See more »

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Just Call The XGB
(Main Title)
Performed by Jim Cummings (uncredited)
Created by Jim Latham
Based on "Ghostbusters" by Ray Parker Jr.
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Ahead of its time
14 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

Extreme Ghostbusters was and is one of the greatest shows of all time and that's already well known. Having lasted only one season may have put off a lot of people but we must realise that most good shows aren't always very long. Gorgeous and stunning Kylie Griffin is my favourite character of all time. A classic that needs to be archived. Waiting eagerly for the official DVD release! That should have been done a long time ago but then again, a customer base will take time to build. Unfortunately it is also one the last great series in Cartoon history. I doubt that the industry could pick up from there, having reached the peak. They've tried many attempts in other series to make a mature product but failed miserably and this series is unique. I hope that TV channels pick it up and play it repeatedly. 11 out of 10 stars.


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