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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 Belfry / ... (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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According to Lou Scheimer, he received a call from a horrified viewer who assumed Tracy the Ape was a substitute for Ghostbusters (1984)'s Winston Zeddemore. See more »

Quotes

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

The closing credits are set within Ghost Command (specifically the area where Jake and Eddie suit up). Unusually, where most Filmation shows would use a static screenshot, the closing credits feature a downward pan of the area. See more »

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Remade as Tokyo Ghostbusters (2015) See more »

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Not a Rip-off!!!
11 April 2001 | by (Cerritos, California) – See all my reviews

On the contrary. If you would activate the comments option of the Ghostbusters DVD, you would realize that the reason producers had a lot of trouble nailing down the name "Ghostbusters." That was due to a '70s TV show of the same name.

I was living overseas at the time, so I only saw this series and not the "Real Ghostbusters." Until I came to the States, that is. Of course, I was familiar with the popular movie (and the fabulous MTV video), but I like both cartoons. I loved Lorenzo Music as the voice of Peter Venkman and Garfield, as well, but I digress.

Ironically, both were originally live-action, and Ghostbusters (with gorilla) came before Ghostbusters (with Slimer) in both instances, yet most people think that it's the other way around--or weren't aware of the '70s series at all. Like a previous user pointed out, that's the way it will be forever remembered by people.


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