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Filmation's Ghostbusters

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Animation Children Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)1986 - 19861 SeasonSeries EndedOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Ghost 

Ghostbusters is an animated television series created by Filmation and distributed by Tribune Entertainment and launched following the success of Ivan Reitman and Columbia Pictures' 1984 film Ghostbusters. It ran from September 8 to December 5, 1986 in daytime syndication and produced 65 episodes. The cartoon was based on a live-action television show from 1975 titled The Ghost Busters. It is not to be confused with the animated show The Real Ghostbusters, which was based on the 1984 film Ghostbusters. Columbia Pictures had to obtain the rights to the name from Filmation for its film, and after Ghostbusters was a hit, Filmation went into production with its animated series based on the characters from its series. The series is technically called simply "Ghostbusters", but home video releases used the name "Filmation's Ghostbusters" to avoid confusion. Reruns of the show currently air on Qubo Night Owl, and on the Retro Television Network. The series can also be seen on Hulu.Filmation's Ghostbusters featuring Lou Scheimer and Alan Oppenheimer has one or more episodes available for purchase on Prime Video. It's an animation and children show with 65 episodes over 1 season. Filmation's Ghostbusters is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.5 (2,090 votes).

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Season 01, Episode 01 Witches Stew

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Sep 8, 1986
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Witches Stew Sep 8, 1986 The Ghostbusters race back in time to rescue Futura from Prime Evil at a Salem witch trial. They must not only stop the villain's latest plan, but they must convince the townsfolk that they are not evil spirits.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Mummy Dearest

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Sep 9, 1986
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Mummy Dearest Sep 9, 1986 Knowing the world would come to a standstill without any oil Prime Evil transforms Airhead into a giant so that he can scare the workers from the oil fields. The Ghostbusters travel to the Middle East to defeat the giant mummy.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Wacky Wax Museum

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Sep 10, 1986
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Wacky Wax Museum Sep 10, 1986 The Ghostbusters happily journey to Paris for the unveiling of their statues in Madame Tutu's Wax Museum. During their visit they have to stop the Tooth Scaries from bringing evil statues to life and prevent the Eiffel Tower from being destroyed.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Statue of Liberty

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Sep 11, 1986
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Statue of Liberty Sep 11, 1986 Jake's grandfather is due to be sworn in as a citizen of the United States of America, but during the ceremony everyone is shocked to discover that Prime Evil has stolen the Statue of Liberty. The Ghostbusters must rush to save the day.

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Season 01, Episode 05 The Ransom of Eddie Spenser

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Sep 12, 1986
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The Ransom of Eddie Spenser Sep 12, 1986 Prime Evil's latest plan has his Thunder Ghosts scaring the clouds into making it rain in an attempt to flood the Earth. Jake and Tracy are torn between saving the Earth or saving Eddie who has been captured by Prime Evil.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Eddie Takes Charge

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Sep 17, 1986
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Eddie Takes Charge Sep 17, 1986 When Jake and Jessica go on a date Eddie and Tracy go to the rescue of a little girl which turns out to be a trap laid by Prime Evil and find themselves in an old ghost town where they meet a good ghost named Sheriff Stumbleweed and learn that Prime Evil has brought together the most fearsome ghosts from across the universe.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Tracy Come Back

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Sep 16, 1986
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Tracy Come Back Sep 16, 1986 Tracy is captured by Prime Evil and placed in a machine which will replace all of his good memories with memories in which Prime Evil always wins and he always fails. That Ghostbusters work against time to bring the big ape back to normal.

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