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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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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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Trivia

The Ghost-Buster's car was made in 1925. It had previously been used as a taxi in Argentina. Employees of Filmation, who happened to like working on cars, kept it running. 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 Special Collector's Edition: The Ring (2011) See more »

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Wonderful
12 September 2003 | by dtucker86See all my reviews

Larry Storch and Forrest Tucker did a wonderful job on F Troop. It is a cult comedy classic and they were as good as Bud Abbott and Lou Costello when it came to comic chemistry. This show holds a special place in my heart. I remember watching it as an eight year old and it brought me a lot of laughter and enjoyment. I watched it on Saturday morning cartoons (a golden memory of my childhood in West Virginia) and I also watched Far Out Space Nuts with Bob Denver and Chuck McCann. Storch and Tucker were a couple of bumbling ghost busters who had a guy in a gorilla suit as a partner. The thing I remembered was always the spoof of Mission Impossible that they did where they got blown up every time. Kids need innocent, fun programming like this now more then ever before and I wish they would put this show back so that new generations can have some good and innocent laughs as well. It was only a few years ago that I saw a video of this show in a Blockbuster at Fort Riley, Kansas. It has been so unfairly forgotten. Larry Storch and Forrest Tucker both served our country well in World War II. Tucker served in the Army and Larry Storch was a Navy submariner. They are heroes in real life as well as on the screen. I write to celebrities as a hobby and wrote to Mister Storch recently. I praised his fine services to our nation and he sent me a beautiful signed picture he said "To Sergeant David Tucker, thank you for the greatest letter I have ever recieved".


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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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