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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Episodes feature the Ghostbusters as well as their secretary Janine. But the main star of this show is their pet ghost Slimer, who's joined by some new friends and some new enemies.

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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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The show is known as "Filmation's Ghostbusters" and "The Original Ghost Busters" because when Columbia Pictures released Ghostbusters (1984) it neglected the fact that Filmation had already produced a live-action comedy series with that same name in 1975. Filmation sued Columbia in 1985, and as part of the out-of-court settlement the cartoon based on the Columbia Pictures property could not simply be called Ghostbusters. Columbia proceeded to name their cartoon show The Real Ghost Busters (1986) to directly distinguish it from this show. See more »

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Ansabone: You've reached the Ghostbusters and you're in luck... they're not here!
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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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Not a Copy!!!

This cartoon was something that I fondly remember from my childhood of yesteryear. It was based on an older show from the seventies long BEFORE the dan akroyd/bill murray type ghostbusters that were more popular. The only thing about this show that I hated was the talking car.


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