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Three parapsychologists forced out of their university funding set up shop as a unique ghost removal service in New York City, attracting frightened yet skeptical customers. Three parapsychologists forced out of their university funding set up shop as a unique ghost removal service in New York City, attracting frightened yet skeptical customers. Three parapsychologists forced out of their university funding set up shop as a unique ghost removal service in New York City, attracting frightened yet skeptical customers.

  • Ivan Reitman
  • Dan Aykroyd
  • Harold Ramis
  • Rick Moranis
  • Bill Murray
  • Sigourney Weaver
  • 709 User reviews
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  • 71 Metascore
  • 7 wins & 10 nominations total

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Annie Potts

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William Atherton

  • Walter Peck

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  • Winston Zeddmore

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Jennifer Runyon

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  • Trivia When Louis Tully mingles with his party guests (commenting on the price of the salmon, and so on), the scene is one continuous shot, and almost entirely improvised.
  • Goofs Ray declares that the phenomena they are witnessing may be as important as "the Tunguska blast of 1909." It actually occurred on June 30, 1908.

Dr. Raymond Stantz : Everything was fine with our system until the power grid was shut off by dickless here.

Walter Peck : They caused an explosion!

Mayor : Is this true?

Dr. Peter Venkman : Yes it's true.

Dr. Peter Venkman : This man has no dick.

Walter Peck : Jeez!

[Charges at Venkman]

Mayor : Break it up! Hey, break this up! Break it up!

Walter Peck : All right, all right, all right!

Dr. Peter Venkman : Well, that's what I heard!

  • Crazy credits During the end credits, as the Ghostbusters are leaving in Ecto-1, three priests can be seen giving the last rites to a chunk of the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man
  • Alternate versions All German TV versions omit the line by Peter Venkman: "He's a sailor, he's in New York, we get this guy laid, we won't have any trouble." The video and DVD versions are uncut.
  • Connections Edited into Muppet Babies: Good, Clean Fun (1984)
  • Soundtracks Ghostbusters Written and Performed by Ray Parker Jr. Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.

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  • June 8, 1984 (United States)
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Ghostbusters 3: every ghost in the afterlife trailer explained.

Muncher! Mini-Pufts! Zombies! The return of Terror Dogs! Werewolves! The new trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife has a monster for every fan.

The second full  Ghostbusters: Afterlife  trailer is packed with new villains, ghosts, and ghouls for the title characters to take down, so what are the monsters seen in this recent teaser? Ghostbusters: Afterlife has not had an easy journey to the big screen. The original Ghostbusters , released in 1984, was a massive success that won over both critics and audiences with its unique combination of sardonic wit and genuinely creepy horror elements.

The film’s first sequel,  Ghostbusters II , was released in 1989 and could not match the outsized success of its predecessor, resulting in a long and messy road for any prospective third installment. In 2016, a reboot of the series was met with critical division and commercial failure, further stalling the possibility of a return to the original franchise. Director Jason Reitman’s Ghostbusters: Afterlife hopes to bring back the horror/comedy balance of the original Ghostbusters for a new generation, but the project has repeatedly fallen afoul of delays.

Related:  Ghostbusters: Afterlife Trailer Breakdown - 20 Story Reveals & Easter Eggs

Originally intended to be released in July 2020, Ghostbusters: Afterlife was soon pushed back to March 2021, then to June 2021, and now finally until November 2021. However, these repeated delays are not necessarily a cause for concern among the franchise’s fandom. The global COVID-19 pandemic has pushed back the release dates of countless blockbusters, meaning there’s no reason to assume that Ghostbusters: Afterlife is any more uniquely troubled or flawed than the James Bond outing No Time to Die , the Marvel Cinematic Universe outing Black Widow , or the similarly retro horror trilogy  Fear Street . These delays do however mean that fans are desperate to see some footage from the film, and Ghostbusters: Afterlife ’s second trailer has delivered in this regard with a plethora of new villains and monsters for viewers to start speculating about.

Ghost Werewolf

Seen terrorizing a floored Paul Rudd, the ghost werewolf briefly appears in front of the terrified teacher before going on to blow out the windows of a school bus in its brief trailer appearance. Judging by the little that viewers can see of the beast, it is comprised of a werewolf’s upper torso but has a hazy, ghostly bottom half. Otherwise, the monster’s face is strikingly similar to the werewolf seen in 2015’s RL Stine adaptation Goosebumps , meaning Ghostbusters: Afterlife may be able to offer the same critically acclaimed combination of PG-rated laughs and scares that earlier nostalgia-based reboot managed.

The demon that reaches out of what looks like the bowels of Hell is the Ghostbusters: Afterlife trailer ’s least-visible monster, with its entire appearance taking up a half-second of screen time. In that time, viewers can see a gnarled hand and a floppy head of hair, but beyond those sparse detail, the appearance of this apparition is anyone’s guess. The original Ghostbusters worked hard to balance scares with its relatively family-friendly tone, and while most of the monsters in this teaser are not the type that would keep younger audiences awake at night, this particular demonic entity could be proof that the reboot will still feature villains as authentically scary as the original movie’s library ghost.

Diner Zombie

Another 2021 movie, Army of the Dead , seemingly exhausted the countless types of zombies for viewers to pore over, but without an R-rating, Ghostbusters: Afterlife is a little more limited when it comes to depicting the shambling undead. That said, the diner zombie is a creepy creation and one of few monsters who receives a proper appearance in the Ghostbusters: Afterlife trailer , sitting across from a diner proprietor and staring into his coffee as an offscreen character ironically intones that “ It’s like The Walking Dead out there. ” In terms of appearance, this ghoul looks similar to the infamously spooky zombie cab driver seen in the original Ghostbusters . He is not the only nod to the original canon seen in the trailer, though…

Related: Afterlife Hints The Original Ghostbusters Split Up (Why?)

Originally featured in Ghostbusters comic books, these tiny terrors are the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man’s poop according to the series canon, although the trailer does mercifully spare viewers the sight of where they hail from. The Mini-Pufts can be seen terrorizing Paul Rudd’s hapless hero (a recurring theme throughout this trailer’s action) as he attempts to shop in a grocery store. This sequence was previously released as a standalone teaser and seems to occur early on in the action of Ghostbusters: Afterlife  before all Hell has quite literally broken loose.

For fans of the original Ghostbusters , maybe the most exciting sight in this trailer is one that is both out-of-focus and confined to a corner of the screen. When Paul Rudd is sent running from a store once again near the trailer’s end, he is pursued by a barely-glimpsed monster that series fans will immediately recognize. The cameo-ing Ghostbusters villain is a Terror Dog, one of the hell hounds that make up the original movie’s main antagonists. Could it be Zuul, the terror dog that possessed Dana in the first film in service of Gozer? Or possibly Vinz Clortho, the less infamous terror dog who did the same to poor Louis Tully? For now, viewers have no way of knowing, as the trailer only shows the terror dog skidding across a car park, but the sight is still good news for fans of the original series and further proof that the reboot hopes to bring back the atmosphere and mythos of Ghostbusters .

By now, Muncher likely needs no introduction, as the blue six-limbed blobby ghost was first unveiled to mixed responses from fans earlier this year. Much ink has been spilled over Muncher’s resemblance to Slimer , his bizarre appearance, and, according to some commentators, his status as a pertinent embodiment of the current cultural moment. As such, the new trailer’s glimpse of the ghost in action does not bring with it much in the way of new Muncher content. Still, the sight of the ghost being apprehended (however temporarily) by a new generation of Ghostbusters will be an exciting sight for fans of the franchise, and Muncher's appearance diverges enough from that of Slimer for this Ghostbusters: Afterlife foe to feel more like an affectionate homage than a knockoff.

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20 Things You Might Not Know About Ghostbusters

By sean hutchinson | jul 14, 2016.

Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, and Harold Ramis in Ghostbusters (1984).

As Paul Feig's reboot of Ivan Reitman's classic sci-fi-horror-comedy readies to hit theaters, we're looking back at the film that started it all.

1. DAN A YKROY D FOUND INSPIRATION FOR THE MOVIE IN HIS FAMILY 'S HISTORY .

Dan Aykroyd grew up surrounded by spiritualists . His great-grandfather, Samuel A. Aykroyd, was a noted nineteenth century psychic investigator who conducted séances at the Aykroyd family farmhouse in eastern Ontario with a medium named Walter Ashurst. This predilection for the paranormal was passed down to Aykroyd’s grandfather, Maurice, who was an engineer for the Bell Telephone Company. Maurice allegedly tried to use his know-how to create a high-vibration crystal radio that could contact the spirit world. Dan's father, Peter, kept a sizeable library of books about spooky subjects (including his great grandfather’s séances), which kept ghosts and ghouls in the back of young Aykroyd’s mind. After he left Saturday Night Live  in 1979, he read an article about parapsychology in an  American Society of Psychical Research  publication, which inspired Ghostbusters .

2. GHOSTBUSTERS COULD HAVE BEEN MUCH DIFFERENT—AND M UCH BIGGER .

Aykroyd found comedic inspiration in films like Bob Hope's  The Ghost Breakers , the horror-comedies of Abbott and Costello, and Bowery Boys fare like  Spook Busters and Ghost Chasers.  He went wild writing his original script, which took place in the future and had a much darker tone. The actors he had in mind for the three main protagonists were himself, John Belushi, and Eddie Murphy. His concept involved dozens of Ghostbuster groups fighting specters across time and different dimensions. The now-iconic Stay Puft Marshmallow Man—which is in the climax of the finished film—appeared much earlier (on page 20) and was one of 50 large-scale monsters that the Ghostbusters would do battle with. Eventual director Ivan Reitman estimated that the first script would have cost up to $300 million to produce—and that was in 1984.

3. J OHN BELUSH I STILL APPEARS IN THE F INAL FILM, IN SPIRIT .

Part of the reason Aykroyd had to recontextualize and rethink his idea—other than its implausible potential budget—was the tragic death of his fellow former SNL castmate John Belushi, whom he envisioned as the sarcastic Peter Venkman. The role was later immortalized by Bill Murray, another SNL  alum, but the writers still wanted to honor Belushi by somehow involving him in the movie. When it came time to think up the design for the first ghost the group is commissioned to bust, Aykroyd conceived of a gross-looking, gluttonous, party-guy persona for the apparition as an ironic homage to his friend Belushi. The ghost made it to the screen and was later christened “Slimer.”

4. THE MOVIE HAD TO BE MADE IN A VERY SHORT PERIOD OF TIME .

Once Aykroyd nailed down the general concept and the narrative of the film (but before he'd penned the final draft ),  he brought on Ivan Reitman, not only to direct, but also to sell the movie to a major motion picture studio. Reitman had previously directed the popular Bill Murray comedies Meatballs and Stripes —both of which had been co-written by another eventual Ghostbuster, Harold Ramis. Since Reitman had a relationship with Columbia Pictures (which produced Stripes ), he approached pragmatic studio head Frank Price with Aykroyd’s outrageous one-sentence pitch—“Ghost janitors in New York”—in May 1983. While admittedly skeptical, Price was attracted to the project because the tripartite of comedy geniuses who had agreed to play the leads: Aykroyd, Murray, and Ramis.

Price asked Reitman just how much the outrageous-sounding movie would cost, and the director allegedly threw out a random guesstimate of $30 million. Price agreed on the budget and the movie with one stipulation—that it must have a firm release in June 1984, in time for the summer season. This was no small detail, considering this gave them only 12 months to finish the script, shoot the film, and create and finish the special effects. The rushed production schedule immediately forced Aykroyd, Ramis, and Reitman to retreat to rented houses on Martha’s Vineyard for a marathon three-week writing session to complete the final shooting script. Afterward, they immediately began prepping the shoot and scouting locations.

5. SIGOURNEY WEAVER GAVE A UNIQUE AUDITION.

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Despite the fact that the film began production with its three leads already cast, Reitman needed the right actress for another vital part of the film. For the role of Venkman’s headstrong love interest, Dana Barrett, Reitman chose Sigourney Weaver. She was eager to do a comedy after her amazing performance as Ripley in Ridley Scott’s Alien, so she tried something altogether different for her audition . She offered up a wordless scene where she turned into one of the grotesque dogs that do Gozer’s bidding, an act that allegedly involved writhing across the casting couch and loudly snarling at Reitman. The director was impressed—if not a little scared—and she got the part.

6. THE PART OF LOUIS TULLY WAS ORIGINALLY WRITTEN FOR ANOTHER SECOND CITY ALUM.

For the loveable loser-turned whacked-out demon “Keymaster of Gozer” Louis Tully, Aykroyd thought of actor John Candy. The Canadian comedian had previously worked with him in 1941 and The Blues Brothers; with Reitman, Ramis, and Murray in Stripes ; and for Ramis again in National Lampoon’s Vacation . But Candy envisioned Louis as a stern German man with a thick accent who kept dozens of dogs in his apartment. He also wanted the character rewritten and made into a starring role. Filmmakers preferred the original character that Aykroyd and Reitman had developed, so they gave the role to another member of the Second City troupe, Rick Moranis. The soft-spoken, bespectacled comic brought his own brand of misfit comedy and improv styles to the now-classic character—and he also provided his own wardrobe.

7. "EGON SPENGLER" WAS INSPIRED BY A FRIEND, AN INTELLECTUAL, AND AN UNKNOWN.

When trying to come up with the perfect name for his character—who was the brains of the Ghostbusters—co-writer Harold Ramis combined both personal and academic inspirations. “Egon” was the first name of Egon Donsbeck, a Hungarian exchange student at Stephen K. Hayt Elementary School who was Ramis' classmate when he grew up in Chicago. “Spengler” came from German historian and philosopher Oswald Spengler. For the "look" of his character, Ramis copied the style of an unknown guy he'd seen on the cover of an abstract architectural journal. He thought the man’s old three-piece tweed suit, wire-rim glasses, and puffed-up hair were perfect for his geeky parapsychologist.

8. GHOSTBUSTERS IS THOUG HT OF AS A NEW YORK MOVIE, BUT SOME SIMPLE MOVIE MAGIC WENT INTO MAKING ITS VARIOUS LOCATIONS .

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Come to New York and you can visit some key Ghostbusters   locations . The exterior of the fully functioning FDNY Hook & Ladder #8 building at 14 North Moore Street in TriBeCa served as the Ghostbusters’ base of operations—definitely not a “demilitarized zone,” as Egon said. The building at 55 Central Park West housed the apartments of Dana Barrett and Louis Tully. The main branch of the New York Public Library at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street is recognizable for the lions guarding its entrance, and Columbia University’s Havemeyer Hall  served as the Weaver Hall Department of Psychology  building that the guys are kicked out of at the beginning of the movie. Then there’s the legendary restaurant  Tavern on the Green , where Louis was attacked by one of Gozer’s dogs.

But none of these places appear exactly as they do onscreen. The interior of the Ghostbusters' firehouse was actually an abandoned fire station in Los Angeles, and the rooftop temple scenes at Dana’s apartment were filmed at a huge set built on Stage 16 at Columbia Pictures (large-scale matte paintings were used for long shots). The early library scene where Egon is introduced was in fact filmed at the New York Public Library, but the scene where the three Ghostbusters come across the old librarian ghost in the stacks was actually shot across the country at the Los Angeles Public Library. Similarly, the Sedgewick Hotel—where the guys bust Slimer—wasn’t in New York at all; the exterior and interior shots were taken at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.

9. THE ECTOMOBILE WAS ONE A KIND—AND THEN I T B ROKE DOWN .

Out of the handful of iconic details from Ghostbusters is the Ectomobile, a 1959 Cadillac ambulance outfitted with gadgets and gizmos to help the guys bag pesky poltergeists. In a typical movie production, several similarly-adorned vehicles are used for stylistic and insurance purposes. (The production of Back to the Future,  for instance, used three different DeLoreans.) Because the filming of Ghostbusters was so rushed, only one Ectomobile was put together. Naturally, everyone on set was very cautious around the then-25-year-old jalopy. While they handled the ambulance with care, the car broke down at the end of a shot of the Ecto driving across the Manhattan Bridge. Luckily, this didn't happen until after main production wrapped in New York City, but still, the car was DOA and wasn’t available for use again.

10. ONE VISUAL EFFECT SHOT OF SLIMER INVOLVED SOME SP RAY PAINT AND A PEANUT .

Visual effects supervisor Richard Edlund and his team—who also worked on such films as Raiders of the Lost Ark,  the original Star Wars  trilogy, and Poltergeist —were given only 10 months to design, storyboard, build, and shoot every special effect in the film. The quick turnaround forced workers like animation supervisor Terry Windell to have to think on their feet, especially when the deadline got very tight. When a wide shot that featured Slimer quickly floating around a chandelier in the Sedgewick Hotel scene wasn’t coming out right, and time was running out, Windell spraypainted a small peanut green in order to mimic the green ghoul. The seconds-long shot depicted Slimer blurred and spinning, so detail wasn’t a factor, and the shot was used in the final print of the film. Windell revealed that the extreme tactics taken for certain shots proved that the effects team was “totally serious about making it stupid.”

11. DIRECTOR IVAN REITMAN MA DE A COUPLE OF UNORTHODOX APPEARANCES IN THE MOVIE .

You won't see Reitman in Ghostbusters , but still, he does have a presence: For the noises of Slimer pigging out on a pile of food before he famously slimes Peter Venkman, Reitman stepped in to provide the gross-out grub-gorging sounds. Reitman’s naturally deep voice also proved perfect for the moment when Dana becomes possessed and says “There is no Dana, only Zuul,” which was later enhanced with special effects for a truly spooky result.

12. BILL MURRAY'S CADDYSHACK CHARACTER, CARL SPACKLER, APPEARED IN ONE SCENE THAT WAS CUT .

It isn’t specified, but the voice and mannerisms of the character that Murray plays opposite Dan Aykroyd in this deleted scene is eerily similar to Carl Spackler , the lowly groundskeeper he portrayed in the 1980 comedy masterpiece Caddyshack (which was directed and co-written by Harold Ramis). The scene was cut for time, mostly to get to the scene where Louis Tully is attacked by the demon dog chasing him, but one doesn’t have to wonder what it would have been like if the worlds of Caddyshack and Ghostbusters had collided in such a fashion.  

13. O NE OF THE FILM'S PRODUCERS CREATED THAT ICONIC LOGO .

The most indelible icon from Ghostbusters  is the famous “no-ghost” logo that appeared on the guys' car, their uniforms, and widely among advertisements and promotions for the movie. Associate producer Michael C. Gross , a bit of a renaissance man, designed the image. Prior to getting into the movie business as a producer, Gross served as an art consultant for The Muppets, John Lennon, and The Rolling Stones. He also served as art director for National Lampoon  and Esquire in the 1970s.  

14. P RODUCTION SHUT DOWN CENTRAL PARK WE ST, AND ISAAC ASIMOV WASN'T PLEASED .

While shooting exteriors in front of Dana’s apartment building, the production had permission to temporarily shut down traffic in the area surrounding West 65 th Street and Central Park West. What they didn’t know was that it would disrupt traffic throughout Manhattan. During rush hour, cars backed up to Columbus Circle, eventually going all the way downtown. In fact, Aykroyd was concerned that they had inadvertently pushed the traffic jam all the way to the Brooklyn Bridge. After receiving complaints, cast and crew members jokingly told others that the delay was caused by Francis Ford Coppola’s production of The Cotton Club,  which was shooting in New York at the same time. One particularly ornery Upper West Side resident who complained was author Isaac Asimov, who stumbled on to the set and told Aykroyd that they were “inconveniencing” him. Aykroyd, a lifelong fan of the writer, smoothed things over by using the opportunity to lavish praise on the irritated Asimov.

15. “ CROSSING THE STREAMS ” WAS MAD E UP ON THE SPOT .

The deus ex machina of the Ghostbusters crossing the streams of the proton packs helped them to—spoiler alert—defeat the Marshmallow Man and the evil demon Gozer at the end of the film. According to Ramis, this activity didn't appear in script. He and Aykroyd were unsure how to get the Ghostbusters out of the final scene alive, and because the nuclear technology behind the proton packs was “explained” with humorous techno-babble and mostly left up to the audience’s imagination, they came up with the idea of crossing the streams—an act which would somehow cause a cataclysmic shift in our dimension. After this decision was made, they added in some foreshadowing of the event to an earlier scene, only to revisit the concept in the climactic standoff at the end.

16. ON SET, THE MARSHMALLOW WAS REALLY SHAVING CREAM .

Once the Ghostbusters cross the streams, the rift between the two dimensions causes the Marshmallow Man to explode, raining down marshmallow on the unsuspecting New Yorkers below. But getting that amount of actual marshmallows to dump on the film’s extras was implausible. Instead, Edlund’s team collected 500-gallon batches of shaving cream to substitute for the remnants of Mr. Stay-Puft. William Atherton, who played EPA villain Walter Peck, was skeptical about having such a large amount of heavy cream dropped on him, so they tested the idea on a stuntman using only 75 pounds, and it knocked him to the ground. The stuntman was okay, and another smaller batch was collected to dump on Atherton for the final take in the film.

17. THE MOVIE ALMOST HAD TO CHANGE ITS NAME .

Once production wrapped, Reitman faced a situation that would possibly have derailed the whole movie. In the 1970s, Universal Studios had produced a live-action TV series titled The Ghost Busters , and their lawyers threatened legal action if the name of the movie wasn’t changed. Reitman, who had shot footage of the leads referring to themselves as the Ghostbusters and of massive crowds shouting “Ghostbusters! Ghostbusters!” was in deep trouble.

Luckily, Frank Price—the head of Columbia Pictures and the man who originally green-lit the movie—was moving to Universal Studios to become the new studio head there, and allowed Reitman to keep the name for the film. But the legal snafu reared its head again when a TV cartoon was made out of the movie. To satisfy Universal, the Saturday- morning fare was labeled The Real Ghostbusters , so as to not legally confuse the two properties.

18. HUEY LEWIS WAS NOT A FAN OF THE THEME SONG .

Because his song "Holiday Road" was featured prominently in National Lampoon's Vacation (directed by Harold Ramis), Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham was allegedly approached about a theme song for the film, but he passed on the project. Reitman hoped that Huey Lewis & The News would take the job, and even used their hit “ I Want a New Drug ” as a temporary filler song while cutting the film. Lewis declined as well, because he had already agreed to contribute the song “ Back in Time ” to Back to the Future and didn’t want to do any more soundtrack work. The filmmakers then approached Ray Parker Jr., who had sung hits with Raydio ("Jack and Jill") and was finding success as a solo artist as well. Unfortunately, the titular tune —with the often quoted “Who you gonna call?” and “I ain’t afraid of no ghosts!”—bore a striking resemblance to Lewis' "I Want a New Drug," so much so that the song's publishers sued for plagiarism. The suit was settled out of court, but you can decide for yourself with the mashup of the two songs above.

19. ELMER BERNSTEIN EXPERIMENTED WITH NEW INSTRUMENTS ON THE SOUNDTRACK.

Composer Elmer Bernstein wanted to go beyond a conventional orchestra for Ghostbusters, so he used both new and old technology. He included the then-cutting-edge Yamaha DX-7 synthesizer to create weird sounds that orchestral instruments couldn’t conjure up, and even employed an Ondes Martenot —a relatively obscure early electronic instrument created in 1928 by inventor Maurice Martenot—for additional otherworldly tones. You can hear it in the beginning and middle of the song above.

20. IVAN REITMAN WAS PETRIFIED DURING THE FILM'S FIRST TEST SCREENING .

On paper and out of context, Ghostbusters was an admittedly outrageous prospect for a feature film. During the movie’s first test screening, held for 200 random people at Columbia Pictures Studio only three weeks after principal photography wrapped, Reitman was utterly terrified. He was not only uncertain about the fundamental plot of the film, he was also concerned that perhaps-too-absurd major details (like the Marshmallow Man) might take audiences "out" of the movie. In addition, only one fully-completed effect shot was available for the test screening—one of the film's opening scenes, where an old librarian ghost transforms into a frightening ghoul. Reitman waited in the wings during the scene, and when audiences burst out laughing one second and hid their eyes the next, he knew that his fears were unfounded. And Reitman knew he had a major hit on his hands while walking around New York City during the second week of the film’s release, where he saw street vendors selling bootleg Ghostbusters T-shirts.

Additional Sources: Ghostbusters Blu-ray special features Esquire 's Oral History Peter Aykroyd's A History of Ghosts: The True Story of Séances, Mediums, Ghosts, and Ghostbusters

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Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed brings crossplay ghoul patrols in Q4 2022

We'll be able to enjoy asymmetrical bustin' and spooking from the folks who brought us Predator: Hunting Grounds later this year.

TJ Denzer

Illfonic has made something of a name for itself developing asymmetrical multiplayer games based on iconic licenses, and it looks like that excellence is about to continue with Ghostbusters this year. Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed is a new title coming from Illfonic that will ask us to pick up our proton packs, ghost traps, and other bustin’ gear to take down some troublesome spirits, or be the spirit itself and terrorize the Ghostbusters and the citizens of the city. It’s coming to consoles and PC with crossplay in late 2022.

Illfonic announced the details of Ghsotbusters: Spirits Unleashed in a press release with a new YouTube trailer on March 22, 2022. Coming sometime in Q4 2022, Ghostbusters: Spirit Unleashed will land on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC, with crossplay planned between all platforms. You’ll play on the side of four Ghostbusters or one ghost as the four attempt to track down and trap the spirit while it attempts to cause chaos and raise the haunting level of the area to irreversible levels.

Busters will have some iconic faces advising them in their missions. Ernie Hudson returns as Winston Zeddermore to give players missions and send them out into the field. Meanwhile, Dan Aykroyd returns to voice Ray Stantz and give players boosts of wisdom at the Ray’s Occult Books shop.

On the ghostbusters side, players will utilize iconic gear including proton packs and ghost traps, but you’ll also be able to upgrade your gear and abilities to better hunt troublesome spectors. Ghosts too will have all sorts of tools at their disposal, including being able to call out minions, possess objects, slime unsuspecting humans, and cause all sorts of terror and shenanigans.

With Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed confirmed for a Q4 2022 release on consoles and PC, be sure to check out our recent preview of the game right to learn more, right here at Shacknews.

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Every Ghost In The First Two 'Ghostbusters' Movies, Ranked

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You can't have a Ghostbusters movie without ghosts . If there weren’t ghosts jogging through New York or menacingly shoving hot dogs in their faces, you’d just have four guys sitting around in brown uniforms quipping. Everyone knows the more popular ghosts in Ghostbusters , but what about the ghosts that don’t have a voice? This list of the all the Ghostbusters ghosts finally gives you a chance to speak up for the lesser known ghosts who you might prefer to Slimer or Zuul.

One of the most interesting things about every Ghostbusters ghost is how little the rules of traditional ghost movies matter to any of them. In the first film, you’ve got a demon dog coming out of a refrigerator and a giant marshmallow man wreaking havoc on New York. The ghosts in Ghostbusters II are all over the place. Some are 20-foot tall inter-dimensional creatures, while others are just heads on sticks. Is this kind of playful attitude that’s made the Ghostbusters films a touchstone for so many comedy, horror, and film fans since 1984. But as you know, all ghosts  aren’t created equal, so it’s time to rank all the ghosts in the first two Ghostbusters .

Vote up the ghosts in Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II that made the biggest impression on you . Then leave us a comment about whether or not you are or ain’t afraid of no ghost.

Stay Puft Marshmallow Man

Stay Puft Marshmallow Man

Appears In: Ghostbusters

Slimer

Appears In: Ghostbusters , Ghostbusters II

The Scoleri Brothers

The Scoleri Brothers

New York Public Library Ghost

New York Public Library Ghost

The Ghosts of the Titanic

The Ghosts of the Titanic

Appears In:  Ghostbusters II

Movie Theater Ghost

Movie Theater Ghost

Appears In:   Ghostbusters II

Zombie Cab Driver

Zombie Cab Driver

Ye Olde Ghost Train

Ye Olde Ghost Train

The Creature at the Washington Arch

The Creature at the Washington Arch

Subway Ghost

Subway Ghost

The Angry Fur Coat

The Angry Fur Coat

Vigo the Carpathian

Vigo the Carpathian

Bath Tub Slime Ghost

Bath Tub Slime Ghost

Ray's Dream Ghost

Ray's Dream Ghost

Vinz Clortho

Vinz Clortho

These Heads on Sticks

These Heads on Sticks

Possessed Ray

Possessed Ray

Ghost Jogger

Ghost Jogger

Ghost Nanny

Ghost Nanny

Floating Crystal Ghosts

Floating Crystal Ghosts

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‘The Real Ghostbusters’: Where to Watch and Stream the Classic 80s Cartoon

Posted: January 5, 2024 | Last updated: January 5, 2024

Is the classic 1980s cartoon series The Real Ghostbusters available to stream? If so, which major streaming services offer it? The original Ghostbusters , released in 1984, was a monumental blockbuster that brought together an exceptional cast and novel concept. However, it was created during a time when sequels were not in vogue, resulting in disinterest from the talent regarding a potential sequel. To keep the franchise alive, The Real Ghostbusters cartoon series emerged, presenting weekly animated adventures that expanded upon the world introduced in the original film.

The immense success of The Real Ghostbusters pushed the demand for Ghostbusters II , which finally spooked screens in 1989. Although the bulk of the cast and crew reunited, the sequel couldn’t quite capture the same magic as its predecessor. Its release coincided with a jam-packed summer lineup that included blockbusters like Batman and another Indiana Jones adventure. Disheartened by the outcome of Ghostbusters II , Bill Murray distanced himself from the franchise, abandoning any hopes of a Ghostbusters 3 .

Franchise co-creator and star Dan Aykroyd championed another installment for years. However, nothing was produced until 2016’s ill-fated reboot. After that film failed to impress, the studio offered a belated legacy sequel. In 2020, Ghostbusters: Afterlife centered on Egon’s (Harold Ramis) grandkids inheriting his ghostbusting legacy. The installment resonated with long-time fans, paving the way for another sequel, Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire , set to chill fans later this year.

Where Can ‘The Real Ghostbusters’ Be Found to Stream?

Unfortunately, for those longing to relive the nostalgic moments of The Real Ghostbusters before the next movie release, it’s disappointing to note that the film is currently not available for streaming on popular outlets like Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime in the U.S.

The Real Ghostbusters was previously on Netflix but was removed in 2019. However, the complete series can now be bought or rented on Apple TV+, Google Play, and Amazon. Various episodes have also been uploaded to outlets like YouTube.

Although The Real Ghostbusters wrapped in 1991, it remains highly regarded to this day. The show struck a balance between being suitable for family viewing and still retaining a touch of horror. It often featured eerie creatures like the pumpkin-headed Samhain. In later seasons, the tone shifted to prioritize the comical adventures of Slimer, who is set to return for Frozen Empire .

The Real Ghostbusters had a spinoff series called The Extreme Ghostbusters in 1997. It focused on Egon leading a new generation of ghoul catchers. In many ways, it serves as the blueprint for sequels like Afterlife and Frozen Empire .

The post ‘The Real Ghostbusters’: Where to Watch and Stream the Classic 80s Cartoon appeared first on Odometer .

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Ghostbusters Activision Video Game (2016)

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Ghostbusters is a licensed game by Activision released on July 12, 2016 as a tie-in for Ghostbusters (2016 Movie) but not entirely based on it. Unlike the movie, which features an all-female team, the video game features a team comprised of two females and two males. The game has a gameplay style similar to Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime , but with a visual style akin to Ghostbusters: The Video Game (Stylized Versions) . This game is not to be confused with the 1984 game released by Activision that was developed by David Crane.

  • 3.1 Main Players
  • 3.2 Minor Characters
  • 3.3 Containment Unit Ghosts
  • 4 Equipment/Terms
  • 5 Locations
  • 7 Development
  • 10 External Links
  • 11 See Also
  • 12 References
  • 13.1 Box Artwork
  • 13.2 Trailer Framegrabs
  • 13.3 Official Screenshots
  • 13.4 GameStop Promotion
  • 13.5 Classic Suit Pack
  • 13.6 Ultimate Bundle
  • 13.7 Comics

Systems [ ]

  • PlayStation 4
  • PC via Steam

Features [ ]

  • Thrilling Multiplayer Experience: Play alongside your friends as the Ghostbusters in the 2-4 player local co-op campaign!
  • Terrifying Ghost Trapping: Battle new and classic Ghostbusters characters, including Slimer, Gertrude Eldridge, Sparky and many more!
  • Electrifying Weapon Choices: Dynamically swap weapons during battle with unique options for each character.
  • Blockbuster Film Extension: An original story that takes place after the events of the movie! Ghostbusting fun for the whole family: Gamers of all ages and experience can dive right into the action. [1]

Characters [ ]

Main players [ ].

Note, none of their names were provided through-out the game. Player number is as on the selection screen. Characters types were given on official promo art. Pre-finalized concepts for "Upgrade" screens contained names for the main characters. First names, some different, for characters were present in the game's assets. It is assumed that none of the names shown in concepts and assets are official.

  • Player 1 (Assault) - Chaz / Chaz Huggins
  • Player 2 (Tech) - Meadow / Meadow Crothers
  • Player 3 (Gunner) - Megan / Rosa Jiminez
  • Player 4 (Heavy) - Bob / Autin Dallas

Minor Characters [ ]

  • Erin Gilbert (Pictured)
  • Abby Yates (Pictured)
  • Jillian Holtzmann (Pictured)
  • Patty Tolan (Pictured)
  • John Wilkes Booth (Pictured)
  • Tricia Raines
  • Cecil Boleskine
  • Montgomery Strange
  • Spike and River
  • Antony Capurso
  • Morgan Belfort
  • Mayor Bradley

Containment Unit Ghosts [ ]

  • Flaming Skull
  • Dead Fish Fliers
  • Haunted Candelabra
  • Female Ghoul
  • Ghoul Patient
  • Elite Male Ghoul
  • Nurse Ratchet
  • Nurse Nightengale
  • The Captain
  • Gertrude Aldridge
  • Marie Devaux
  • Lady In White (Ruby D'amore)
  • Rowan The Destroyer

Equipment/Terms [ ]

  • Proton Rifle
  • Proton Shotgun
  • Proton Pistol
  • Proton Mini-Gun
  • Flashbang Grenade
  • Electro-Shock Grenade
  • Dark Matter Grenade
  • Slime Grenade
  • P.K.E. Meter
  • Ghostly Runes
  • Rowan's Ghostly Device(s)
  • Poltergeist Effect

Locations [ ]

  • GB Headquaters
  • White House (noted in dialog)
  • Aldridge Manor
  • St. Lou's Cemetery
  • Wavering Hills Asylum
  • 13th Street Station
  • Queen Charlotte Hotel
  • Central Park (2016)
  • Upgrade Character
  • Containment Unit
  • Gertrude's Revenge
  • Early Mourning
  • A Grave Development
  • Marie's Remix
  • Impatient Patients
  • A Shocking Discovery
  • Sparky's Remix
  • Mayhem Under Manhattan
  • Mayhem's Remix
  • A Three Hour Tour
  • Queen of the Darned
  • Ruby's Remix
  • Rowan's Return

Development [ ]

On April 14, 2016, USA Today reported that this will be a four-player role-playing game, which takes place after the events of the new movie, featuring a new cast of male and female rookies who are called upon to keep New York City safe while the famous characters from the movie are away taking down high-profile poltergeists across the country. The article also included a trailer, two screenshots, and a PS4 box art image. [2]

On April 16, 2016, Rick Lacy posted artwork from a cancelled game project tie in for the 2016 movie. [3]

On April 17, 2016, 11 new stills from the game were posted. [4] Activision later confirmed the format of the game is a "third-person action role-playing game" and "players can level up their characters' gear and abilities by tackling objectives, defeating ghastly creatures and discovering hidden collectibles in Manhattan's most haunted haunts." They also reiterated each character have a unique play style and set of skills. [5]

On April 18, 2016, Ernie Hudson revealed he has a voice role in the game. [6]

On April 19, 2016, the Ernie Hudson's tweet was deleted and Ghost Corps confirmed there was some confusion. Hudson nor Bill Murray will have voice roles in this game. [7]

On May 13, 2016, it was reported the June issue of the Playstation Official Magazine has featured coverage of the game and an interview with project director Chris Tremmel. The game was in production for well over a year. The crew worked with Ivan Reitman , Paul Feig, and Amy Pascal. Reitman had input on elements such as the music, voice overs, and location. Levels include a haunted hotel on a historic cruise ship, a sanatorium, and a cemetery with above-ground crypts and mausoleums. They game will feature drop in, drop out four-player couch co-op, with absolutely no online multiplayer. There will be 16 different upgrades for each character that can be purchased and each will have five stages to it. Players can make the upgrade stronger, make an area effect larger, increase movement speed, increase a point bonus on the trap mini-game, or make the weapon overheat last longer. Throughout a level, every character maintains their own score. At the end of each there will be a scoring segment that adds up how many ghosts that have been eliminated, how many co-op assists achieved, how many hidden items were found, and so on. Characters then level up through that process, and every time a character levels up they're given a number of skill points that they can then use to spend on the skill tree to enhance their character. [8]

On June 16, 2016, Scott Hawkins, an Executive Producer, was interviewed at E3. Classic ghosts will appear. It is the first UE4 game for Activision. Players can get classic uniforms and traps in special deals. [9]

On June 21, 2016, Activision announced a premium version called "The Ghostbusters Ultimate Bundle." It will cost $65, comes with the game, DLC featuring four classic character suits and a bonus trap based on art from the original film, two dashboard themes - one based on the movie and another inspired by the game, and a code for a digital copy of the Ghostbusters 2016 movie. The Ultimate Bundle is a digital-exclusive and will be offered for PlayStation 4 through the PlayStation Store and "in select regions" for Xbox One in the Xbox Games Store. The DLC will also be given to people who preorder the standard $50 version of Ghostbusters digitally across console and PC. [10]

On July 12, 2016, a launch day trailer was released. [11]

  • People who pre-ordered the game at GameStop stores received a dual-sided poster. Box art image is on one side, and an illustration of the Ghostbusters fighting a voodoo queen ghost in a cemetery was on the reverse [12]
  • On page 6 of Ghostbusters 101 #4 , in panel 2, above the Blody , on the monitor screen is the distorted image of Stay Puft Marshmallow Man's face on the TV from about 10 seconds into the April 2016 trailer.

Credits [ ]

The full game credits are too long to list here. This is just a sample of the major credits. [13]

  • Project Director: Chris Tremmel
  • Technical Director: Kamran Manoochehri
  • Senior Producer: John Taylor
  • Art Director: Kevin Lee
  • Audio Director: David Fries
  • Music Composed By: Grant Kirkhope
  • Writer: Jordana Arkin
  • Additional Writing: Dan Glasl
  • Voice Cast: Wally Wingert, David Collins, Mela Lee, Kate Davis, Joshua Tomar, Derek Patrick, DB Cooper.

External Links [ ]

  • Ghostbusters on Activision.com (official site)
  • Steam: Ghostbusters
  • PlayStationTrophies.org
  • XboxAchievements.com
  • USA Today: Exclusive: 'Ghostbusters' video game brings girls, guys and proton packs together (April 14, 2016)
  • USA Today: Trailer (April 14, 2016)
  • GB Reboot Appreciation Page: Trailer (April 14, 2016)

See Also [ ]

  • Other Ghostbusters Video Games
  • Ghostbusters: The Computer Game (David Crane)

References [ ]

  • ↑ Ghostbusters News "New Ghostbusters video game to get retail release + price revealed" 4/16/16
  • ↑ USA Today "Exclusive: 'Ghostbusters' video game brings girls, guys and proton packs together" 4/14/16
  • ↑ radmartigan Tweet 4/16/16
  • ↑ Ghostbusters News "New screenshots from upcoming Ghostbusters video game" 4/17/16
  • ↑ Ghostbusters News "Activision confirms new Ghostbusters video game will feature RPG elements" 4/17/16
  • ↑ Ernie Hudson Tweet 4/18/16
  • ↑ Ghost Corps Facebook reply 4/19/16
  • ↑ Ghostbusters News "New Ghostbusters video game details: leveling up, will it be online? + more!" 5/13/16
  • ↑ Unreal Engine Youtube 2:17 6/16/16
  • ↑ Gamespot "New Ghostbusters Game Comes With Copy of New Movie and More in Premium Bundle" 6/21/16
  • ↑ Ghostbusters News "New Ghostbusters video game gets launch trailer" 7/12/16
  • ↑ GameStop.com PlayStation 4 Listing
  • ↑ YouTube: RabidRetrospectGames - Ghostbusters 2016 Ending and Final Boss Fight

Gallery [ ]

Box artwork [ ].

PlayStation 4

Trailer Framegrabs [ ]

GB2016 Activision Video Game Trailer Screen01

Official Screenshots [ ]

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GameStop Promotion [ ]

Pre-Order Dual-Sided Poster

Classic Suit Pack [ ]

Ad for the pack

Ultimate Bundle [ ]

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150 Ghostbusters Jokes

Looking for a good laugh steeped in the supernatural? Ghostbusters jokes are here to tickle your funny bone and lift your spirits! From witty puns to clever quips, these jokes bring a playful twist to the world of specters and the paranormal.

Embrace the hilarity as we delve into a collection of 150 ghoulishly delightful Ghostbusters jokes that are sure to leave you grinning from ear to ear. Whether you’re a fan of the iconic Ghostbusters franchise or simply enjoy a good dose of humor tinged with the supernatural, these jokes are bound to crack you up!

Ghostbusters Jokes

Top 150 Ghostbusters Jokes:

  • Why did the ghost go to the bar? Because he heard the Ghostbusters love spirits!
  • How does a ghostbuster start his day? By eating an “ecto”-plasmic breakfast.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster break up with his girlfriend? Because he couldn’t handle her “ghoul-friend” tendencies.
  • How do you know a Ghostbuster is tired? He starts to “slime” his words.
  • What kind of music do Ghostbusters listen to? “Soul” music.
  • Why do Ghostbusters never play hide and seek ? Because good luck hiding when your backpack’s buzzing!
  • What does a Ghostbuster use to fix his car ? A “spectre”-wrench.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite ride at the amusement park? The roller-“ghoster”.
  • What do you call a Ghostbuster’s bad day? A “wraith” of problems.
  • Why do Ghostbusters wear uniforms? So they don’t get “possessed” by fashion .
  • Why don’t Ghostbusters play chess ? They prefer checkers because kings can’t move through pieces.
  • Why was the Ghostbuster expelled from school ? He kept “exorcising” in class.
  • What do you call a Ghostbuster’s train ? The “ecto”-express.
  • How does a Ghostbuster get into his house? He uses a “spook”-key.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster bring a ladder ? To reach the “heights” of fear.
  • Why don’t Ghostbusters like rain? It wets their “spirits”.
  • What do you call a Ghostbuster’s dog ? “Bark-toplasm”.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster refuse the salad ? He only eats “supernatural” foods.
  • How do Ghostbusters stay in shape? They do “exorcise”.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster get a ticket? For illegal “paranormal” parking .
  • Why don’t Ghostbusters have time for books ? Because they’re too busy with the “novel”-ties of the paranormal.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite fruit ? “Boo”-berries.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go broke? Because he spent all his money on “phantom”-ominal tech.
  • What do you call a Ghostbuster’s boat ? The “S.S. Spectre”.
  • Why are Ghostbusters bad at football ? They can only tackle ghosts.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster become a chef? He wanted to cook up some “soul” food .
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite dessert ? Ice “scream”.
  • Why do Ghostbusters never get lost? Their PKE meter always leads them to some activity.
  • How do Ghostbusters write their reports? With a “spirit”-pen.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster bring a broom? To “sweep” away the spirits.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of joke? A “punny” one about the supernatural.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to the gym ? To work on his “spectre”-cular muscles .
  • What do Ghostbusters wear to formal events? “Tie”-ranormal outfits.
  • How do Ghostbusters measure their success? By the “ecto”-plasm they collect.
  • What do Ghostbusters put in their coffee ? “Scream” and sugar.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster quit his job ? He didn’t find it “ful-filling”.
  • What do Ghostbusters use to catch a cold ? An “ecto”-thermometer.
  • What do Ghostbusters call a lazy ghost? A “loafing” apparition.
  • How do Ghostbusters apologize? They say “spectre”-fully sorry.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to the dentist? To get his “cavity” checked.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of math ? “Geometry”.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster bring a camera ? To get some “shutter”-ing shots.
  • What do Ghostbusters call a misbehaving ghost? A “spectre”-cle.
  • How do Ghostbusters handle a hot day? They get a “ghoul”-ade.
  • Why are Ghostbusters good at poker ? They have a “phantom”-inal poker face .
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite kind of bird? A “crow”-magnum.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster carry a torch? To “light” up the spirits.
  • What do you call a romantic Ghostbuster? A “para-lover”.
  • How do Ghostbusters propose? With a “haunted” diamond ring .
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite drink ? “Ghoul”-aid.
  • What do Ghostbusters listen to on their radios? “Spook”-casts.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to the beach ? To enjoy the “sand”-witches.
  • What do Ghostbusters put on their salads ? “Ranch dressing from the other side”.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite day of the week? “Fright”-day.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster join a band ? To play the “organ”.
  • What do Ghostbusters use to unlock doors ? A “skeleton” key .
  • How do Ghostbusters plan their vacations ? They look for the most “haunted” destinations.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite social media app? “Snapchat”.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite flower ? “Ghost”-orchids.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to the opera? To hear the “phantom” of the opera.
  • How do Ghostbusters light up a room? With their “spook”-tacular personality.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of tree ? A “boo”-tree.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to the museum? To see the “ghost”-ly artifacts.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of dance ? The “Boo”-gie.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite meal? “Spook”-ghetti.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to the therapist? He was dealing with “spectre”-al issues.
  • What do Ghostbusters use to comb their hair ? A “spook”-tula.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite candy ? “Ghost”-busters.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster bring a map ? To not get lost in the “maze” of paranormal activity.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of car? A “boo”-gatti.
  • How do Ghostbusters clean their clothes? In the “spectre”-matic washing machine.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster open a bakery ? To make “ghost”-ly pastries.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite cookie? “Ghost”-dough.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite hobby? “Phantom”-tography.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite part of the song ? The “chorus” from the other side.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to the circus ? To see the “phantom”-inal acrobats.
  • How do Ghostbusters style their hair? With “ecto”-gel.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to a boxing match? To see the “knockout” spirits.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite board game ? “Monopo-ghost”.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster become a gardener ? He liked dealing with “phantom”-inal flora.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of fish ? “Ghoul”-dfish.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to the library ? To read “ghost” stories.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of pasta ? “Spook”-ghetti.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster become a pilot? To fly through the “clouds” of spirits.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite sport ? “Boo”-ling.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster join a chess club? He enjoyed “knight”ly ghostly encounters.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of bread ? “Rye” from the other side.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to the zoo ? To see the “phantom”-inal animals.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite movie? “The Sixth “Spectre”.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster start a band? To play the “organ” of the dead.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of coffee? “Brew”-ed from the other side.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster bring a rope? To “tie” up loose ends in the spirit world.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of cheese ? “Muenster”.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to the theatre? To see a “phantom”-inal play.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of hat ? A “boo”-ret.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster join a cooking class? To make “ghost”-pepper chili .
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of pizza ? “Pepper-boo-ni”.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster join a gym? To do some “dead”-lifts.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of cereal? “Boo”-berry crunch.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to the park? To enjoy the “spectre”-cular view.
  • How do Ghostbusters express surprise? They shout “Holy ghost”!
  • Why did the Ghostbuster visit the farm ? To see the “corn”-stalks.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite plant? “Creeping” Ivy.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster become a sailor ? He liked the “sea”-rance of spirits.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of dog? A “boodle”.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster join a choir? To sing “hymns” from the other side.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of burger? A “phantom”-inal burger.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster start a fashion line? To bring “spectre”-cle to the industry.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of insect? A “boo”-mblebee.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to a spa ? To take a “mud” bath .
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of candy? “Sour Patch Ghosts”.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster start painting ? To capture the “colors” from the other side.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of bird? A “crow”-n.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to a basketball match? To see the “ghost”-dunks.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of shoe ? “Boo”-ts.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to a magic show? To see the “illusion” of spirits.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of drink? “Spectral” smoothie .
  • Why did the Ghostbuster start baking? To make “soul”-dough bread.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of salad? “Spectral” spinach.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to a concert ? To hear the “music” from the other side.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of vegetable? “Ghost” peppers .
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to an art gallery? To see the “masterpieces” from the other side.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of cake? “Ghost”-ly gateau.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster become a writer? To pen down “stories” from the other side.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of ice cream ? “Phantom” fudge.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster visit a graveyard ? He was looking for some “grave” encounters.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of pasta? “Spectral” spaghetti.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster become a DJ ? To spin the “records” from the other side.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of pie ? “Boo”-berry.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to a comedy show? To hear some “ghost”-ly jokes.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of weather ? “Ghost”-ly gusts.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster become a photographer ? To capture “images” from the other side.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of soup? “Spectral” squash.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to a nightclub? To experience the “phantom”-inal beats .
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of car? A “Spectral” sedan.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster become a florist? To deal with “floral” spirits.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of fish? “Ghost” koi.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster become a lifeguard ? To save “drowning” spirits.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of tea? “Boo”-long.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to a wine tasting? To try the “spectral” sips.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of donut? “Ghost”-berry.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster become a tour guide? To showcase the “haunted” places.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of jewelry ? “Spectral” sapphires.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to a bakery? To try the “phantom” pastries.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of sandwich? “Spectral” salami.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster become a teacher? To teach about the “paranormal” world.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of chocolate? “Phantom” praline.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to a pet shop? To see the “ghost” cats.
  • What’s a Ghostbuster’s favorite type of dessert? “Spectral” soufflé.
  • Why did the Ghostbuster go to a dance party ? To learn some “ghost”-ly grooves.

Ghostbusters jokes, with their clever wordplay and humorous take on the spectral realm, offer a delightful escape into a world where ghouls and puns collide. They infuse a playful twist into the eerie and the otherworldly, demonstrating that laughter is indeed the best defense against anything that goes bump in the night .

So, whether you’re sharing these quips with fellow Ghostbusters aficionados or just seeking a good chuckle, these jokes stand as a testament to the fun side of all things supernatural. Let the laughter echo like a ghostly howl as you relish these spook-tacular moments of comedic brilliance!

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