It’s the 1984 classic supernatural comedy, Ghostbusters! We break down our favorite moments, the characters, the music, and the special effects. It’ll be more fun than your collection of spores, molds, and fungus.
Welcome to this episode’s Bonus Stage, where you can see and learn more about some of the stuff we talked about.
Ghostbusters, whaddya want?
This was a promo for the 30th anniversary DVD release. Or something.
The Ghost Busters
Before there was the movie Ghostbusters, there was a TV show called The Ghost Busters. You can tell they’re two different things because “Ghost Busters” is two words, and “Ghostbusters” is just one. Also there is a gorilla.
Who you gonna call?
Bigs, Halloween 1984:
This is a practical effect from Ghostbusters, 1984:
You be the judge
“How about a little music?”
Aka, the Ectomobile. One of the most iconic vehicles in cinematic history. Here’s Bigs’ delightful minature:
Take a deeper look into the history behind this iconically 80s beverage.
If you slept on this back in 2009 like we did (how did that happen, by the way? Why were we not the first ones in line for this?), check it out now!
The Real Ghostbusters
Without question, one of the best cartoons of the 80s.
We didn’t address it in the episode, but we need to talk about the 800 lb. gorilla in the room:
I mean this one:
In this episode, Barney says that Slimer has a wife in Ghostbusters 2. Turns out that’s actually in the 2016 remake. Because of course it is.
Want more Ghostbusters?
Check out our very first McQuaid Arcade 80s Challenge!