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 »

Quotes

Janine Melnitz: [Janine is free from Cohila's psychic control] I'll take that kiss now.
Egon: [hesitant] Oh, that! Well, you see, that was just part of the plan. I was attempting to break Cohila's psychic grip on you by...
Janine Melnitz: [grabs Egon and kisses him] Think about *that*, next time I ask you to dinner.
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Follows The Real Ghostbusters (1986) 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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One of the best cartoons ever made
4 November 2000 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best cartoons ever made. Stereotypes are gone in this show. Gone, out the window! I mean, how often do you see a group who would normally be outcasts in a cartoon or television show? When I went to school learning Early Childhood, I was told cartoons that are best for young children contain certain elements. Some of these elements are showing different cultures working together; showing people with different abilities working together and doing different things that would normally be considered unable to be done; guys and girls doing the same job, with no difference between them, etc, and guess what? Extreme Ghostbusters conforms to this EXACTLY! Of course, it is a little violent, so I wouldn't let my three year old watch it. But I recommend Extreme Ghostbusters to ANY school age child, including all you teenagers out there (after all, I got hooked on it when I was seventeen). This show is what made me realize what I want to do with my life, animation, So ENJOY!!


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