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The Ghost Busters 

Two guys and their pet gorilla hunt spooks.

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Marc Richards
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Forrest Tucker ...  Kong 15 episodes, 1975
Larry Storch ...  Spencer / ... 15 episodes, 1975
Bob Burns ...  Tracy 15 episodes, 1975
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Storyline

A live-action children's show, the Ghost Busters travel around the globe looking for ghosts. They dispel the ghosts with a weird camera-looking gadget. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Original Ghostbusters See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Filmation Associates See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(15 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The producers decided it would be cheaper to hire an actor who already owned a gorilla suit than having to pay for both separately, so they put out a casting call for gorilla's. They found Bob Burns, a film editor who, together with his wife, had made a Gorilla suit in their spare time. When Lou Scheimer asked Burns, dressed in the suit who his agent was, Bob replied: "Tarzan" and Lou knew that he had found the right man for the job. See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits of the series, Larry Storch's character is called "Spencer," but the door of the office spells it "Spenser." See more »

Quotes

[theme song]
Jake KongEddie Spenser: We're the Ghostbusters!
Eddie Spenser: I'm Spencer/He's Tracy.
Jake Kong: I'm Kong.
Jake KongEddie Spenser: We're the Ghostbusters/We're clever, courageous and strong!
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Crazy Credits

"Tracy" trained by Bob Burns See more »

Connections

Referenced in Goolians: A Docu-Comedy (2006) See more »

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Dim, fond memories
5 January 2003 | by caj-5See all my reviews

I also remember seeing this show, but vaguely. Where I was -- in Cincinnati, Ohio -- it came on Sunday mornings. I, of course, watched it religiously because back in those days there were no Sunday morning cartoons and stuff (only Wonderama and U.S of Archie), and there was always serious withdrawal after the beloved Saturday morning cartoon binge.

I'm sure Storch and Tucker must have felt like they were at the tail end of their careers, but they were the dudes to me then. And the gorilla? I don't know, I just bought it at the time. I don't remember much of the show, but I remember really liking it. Would love to watch it again just to see how much I recognize.


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