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The Original Ghostbusters 

Ghostbusters (original title)
A squad of supernatural investigators are Earth's only defense against an evil ghost wizard and his minions.

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Marc Richards
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1986  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Pat Fraley ...  Jake Kong Jr. / ... 65 episodes, 1986
Peter Cullen ...  Eddie Spenser Jr. / ... 65 episodes, 1986
Alan Oppenheimer ...  Prime Evil / ... 65 episodes, 1986
Linda Gary Linda Gary ...  Apparitia / ... 65 episodes, 1986
Lou Scheimer ...  Tracy the Gorilla / ... 65 episodes, 1986
Erika Scheimer Erika Scheimer ...  Shock Clock / ... 65 episodes, 1986
Susan Blu Susan Blu ...  Belfry / ... 65 episodes, 1986
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Storyline

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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So spooky, it's fun! See more »


Certificate:

TV-Y7 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Filmation's Ghostbusters See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (CFI)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This show is an animated version and an indirect sequel to The Ghost Busters (1975). In fact, Tracy the Gorilla is the same character in both shows, with the animated Jake Kong and Eddie Spenser being the sons of the live-action Kong and Spenser (who make guest appearances on this show). See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Jake KongEddie Spencer: Let's go, Ghostbusters!
[slaps each other five high on the ceiling and then run into the Skelevator]
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Crazy Credits

In the title sequence, Prime Evil chases the Ghostbusters, then the Ghostbusters pull out their equipment and chase Prime Evil, and finally the Ghostbusters are chased by the series title and the GB logo. See more »

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Claimed the "Ghostbusters" name first
13 June 2000 | by webmaster@8ca.netSee all my reviews

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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