Ghostbusters (1986–1987)

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A squad of supernatural investigators are Earth's only defense against an evil ghost wizard and his minions.

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 Jake Kong Jr. / ... (65 episodes, 1986)
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 Eddie Spenser Jr. / ... (65 episodes, 1986)
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 Tracy the Gorilla / ... (65 episodes, 1986)
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 Time Hopper / ... (65 episodes, 1986)
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Eddie, Jake and their pet gorilla Tracy track down and eliminate ghosts with the help of a few supernatural sidekicks. This is an animated remake of the live-action series, "The Ghost Busters" (1975), and is in no way related to the more well-known film "Ghostbusters" (1984). Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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This show is an animated version and an indirect sequel to The Ghost Busters (1975). In fact, Tracy the Gorilla is the same character in both shows, with the animated Jake Kong and Eddie Spenser being the sons of the live-action Kong and Spenser (who make guest appearances on this show). See more »

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G.B.: Hey, w-w-what do I look like, a t-t-trampoline?
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In the opening credits, as Tracy the Ape swings away from the screen he reveals Lou Scheimer as executive producer (Scheimer was the voice of Tracy). See more »

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Remade as Tokyo Ghostbusters (2015) See more »

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This is NOT a copy!
14 July 2001 | by (Phoenix, Az) – See all my reviews

After reading a previous post, I feel the need to set the record straight. This is Not a rip-off of the film 'Ghostbusters', also, the naming of the cartoon did NOT force the other cartoon to be renamed 'The Real Ghostbusters'. This was a TV show that was on when I was kid in the mid-70's. I used to watch it all the time. The show starred the men from F-Troop, and was made by Filmation. Filmation still held the TV naming rights to the Ghostbusters name, so that is why the other cartoon had to be renamed. I had forgotten about this show until the cartoon came out, and everyone told me I was crazy and such a show had never existed, but I showed them who's crazy didn't I?? Hee hee, anyway, I just felt it was my duty to correct this error.


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