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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 Prime Evil / ... (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 Ghostbusters (1986) to directly distinguish it from this show. See more »

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Ansabone: The Ghostbusters are out right now. Outta their minds, that is!
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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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Claimed the "Ghostbusters" name first
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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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