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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 Lou Scheimer ...  Tracy the Gorilla / ... 65 episodes, 1986
Erika Scheimer Erika Scheimer ...  Additional Voices / ... 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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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (CFI)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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: You've reached the Ghostbusters and you're in luck... they're not here!
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Crazy Credits

The Filmation logo appears with a musical chime, and the "Presents" title is a scrawl rather than in a typeface. See more »

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Ghostbusters useful in classrooms!
14 July 2006 | by jalilidaliliSee all my reviews

I use to love this show as a child. It's not a rip off from the movie as i twas already mentioned many times. I had a really hard time getting a DVD and now I finally have it. I'm a teacher at a elementary school and I teach English as a foregin language. Guess what - this cartoon is a perfect tool for that. The language and the plot are simple enough for kids to follow it even without listening to the words, so the language sort of slips into their conscience. It's good for basic vocabulary and listening comprehension. The cartoon is also not violent (not really) and funny enough with a strong moral point at the end. So it's perfect for a classroom. At first I was afraid the children would hate it, because the plots are simplistc and the are quite a few goof-ups, but children up to the age of 10 simply loved it and learned quite a few things. We could always start a discussion about the moral of the story (told at the end), revize the new words they've learned and simply reenact some scenes (for pure fun and relaxation). This made me think about this cartoon in a whole new light. It's not just a trip down the memory lane, but it's also a useful tool for foregin language teaching (who would have guessed :)


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