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Ghostwriter 

A group of teenagers solves local crimes, capers, and mysteries in their neighborhood, with the help of a ghost who can only communicate through writing and words.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Blaze Berdahl ...  Lenni Frazier 74 episodes, 1992-1995
David López David López ...  Alex Fernandez / ... 74 episodes, 1992-1995
Marcella Lowery ...  Grandma Cece Jenkins 74 episodes, 1992-1995
Tram-Anh Tran Tram-Anh Tran ...  Tina Nguyen / ... 74 episodes, 1992-1995
Sheldon Turnipseed Sheldon Turnipseed ...  Jamal Jenkins / ... 74 episodes, 1992-1995
Mayteana Morales Mayteana Morales ...  Gaby Fernandez 66 episodes, 1992-1994
Todd Alexander Todd Alexander ...  Rob Baker / ... 41 episodes, 1992-1993
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Storyline

The show is about a group of kids who goes around solving neighborhood crimes and mysteries in New York City as young detectives with the help of a very secretive friend: Ghostwriter. Ghostwriter cannot hear, talk, smell, or feel. He can only read and write. He only sees words. No one else can see him but the Ghostwriter Team. In additions, the Ghostwriter Team have to solve their own mystery: who was Ghostwriter? Written by <stiener@usa.net>

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TV-Y7 | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El fantasma escritor See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the first mystery of the series, season one, episode five, "Ghost Story: Part 5", Alex (David López) speculated that there would eventually be a big mystery as to who Ghostwriter really was. The series ended in 1995 due to lack of funding, and the speculated episode never went into production. The writers had considered eventually revealing him to be a slave, possibly Jamal's (Sheldon Turnipseed's) ancestor, who was killed for teaching other slaves to read. See more »

Quotes

Lenni Frazier: He sees things, but he can't hear and he can't talk. If you want to talk to him, you have to write it out because he can read anything.
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User Reviews

Excellent Show
23 January 2004 | by Paladin356See all my reviews

This was one of my favorite shows when I was a kid. After recently seeing it on 'Noggin/The-N' i was able to appreciate it a bit more. The mysteries were original, and had good morals to them. Each 'mystery' consisted of 4 episodes. The episodes consisted of the mystery, and another side story about one of the characters. I thought it helped bring along the characters and storyline. One of my favorites was 'Max Mouse'. The ending was kind of a twist that you could predict, but it still ended very well. The Series was very good, but near the end of its run, you could start to feel its aging (especially when they started replacing actors with new ones). Overall, I love this show. It was a great show that I highly reccomend...if you can find it on TV again since it was taken of 'Noggin/The-N'


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