Extreme Ghostbusters (1997– )

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

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Complete series cast summary:
 Dr. Egon Spengler (40 episodes, 1997)
 Kylie Griffin (40 episodes, 1997)
Pat Musick ...
 Janine Melnitz (40 episodes, 1997)
 Garrett Miller (40 episodes, 1997)
 Roland Jackson (40 episodes, 1997)
Rino Romano ...
 Eduardo Rivera (40 episodes, 1997)
 Slimer / ... (40 episodes, 1997)


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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Also Known As:

A szellemírtók újabb kalandjai  »

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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 »


Egon: Look, just because my hair is turning grey, and I'm getting flabby, my eyesight and hearing have diminished, my metabolic rate has slowed down, and I'm no longer producing brain cells, doesn't mean I'm getting old.
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Follows The Real Ghostbusters (1986) See more »


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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29 June 2000 | by (Were you talking to me?) – See all my reviews

Basically, I just have to say Extreme Ghostbusters is my favorite show! I like it so much that this morning I had a dream that Extreme Ghostbusters was on and then I woke up, turned on my TV and guess what it was on! If Extreme Ghostbusters was your answer then ding ding ding! YOU WIN!!! My favorite character is Eduardo! (I have a crush on him) All in all I give Extreme Ghostbuster 11 on a scale of 10!

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