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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 Prime Evil / ... (65 episodes, 1986)
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 Apparitia / ... (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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Let's go, Ghostbusters! See more »


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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 »

Quotes

Ansabone: The Ghostbusters are out right now. Outta their minds, that is!
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, Prime Evil chases the Ghostbusters, then the Ghostbusters pull out their equipment and chase Prime Evil, and finally the Ghostbusters are chased by the series title and the GB logo. See more »

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Follows The Ghost Busters (1975) See more »

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Claimed the "Ghostbusters" name first
13 June 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A previous comment posted about this show is entirely false. Actually, this show claimed the name "Ghostbusters" first, as it was a follow up of the live-action 1970's sitcom "Ghostbusters," which featured a similar plot. Because of this live action show, makers of the Ghostbusters movie had difficulties using the name, since it was already taken. Similarly, the cartoon came before the "Real Ghostbusters" cartoon.


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