Here's Where The Cadillac From Ghostbusters Is Today

Nearly twenty-one feet long, eight feet high, and almost seven feet wide, Ecto-1 weighed nearly three and a half tons.

When it comes to movie cars, there are few more iconic than the 1959 Cadillac ambulance from the original Ghostbusters, aka, Ecto-1. The 1959 Cadillac Futura Duplex end loader ambulance/hearse combination car was built by the Miller-Meteor company . The car had enough room to hold all of the Ghostbusters and their ghost-hunting gear. Plus, once decked out, the car was a very memorable sight. At the time, the tail fins of the 1959 Cadillac Futura Duplex were the largest to appear on a production car, giving this distinctive car an even more unforgettable appearance.

Nearly twenty-one feet long, eight feet high, and almost seven feet wide, Ecto-1 weighed nearly three and a half tons. It had a 6.3-liter V8, 320 horsepower, and an air suspension system. The Ferno-Washington gurney held the proton-packs, and a series of avionics gauges were souped-up into ghost detectors and spirit containment traps.

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The Many Lives of the Ecto-1

Ecto-1 first appeared in the 1984 Ghostbusters movie and was modified in every following movie. This iconic car was redone for Ghostbusters II and rebooted for 2016's Ghostbusters: Answer The Call.

For the first two Ghostbusters films, Sony used three different 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor hearses: one that portrayed the wreck that Ray Stantz bought, one that portrayed Ecto-1 in the 1984 film, and a third that starred as Ecto-1A in the 1989 sequel, the latter two designed by Stephen Dane.

In the first film, scientist and Ghostbuster Ray Stantz (Dan Aykroyd) pulled up to Ghostbusters Firehouse HQ in the Caddy and reported that the car just needed a little work, including “maybe new rings, also mufflers, a little wiring.”

Stantz discovered the monstrous machine shortly after he mortgaged his mother's house to buy the Firehouse. Because of his mechanical skills, he was able to fix the vehicle, which he bought for $4,800 (equivalent to about $12,029.47 in 2020).

According to movie lore, when the production company started designs for the Ecto-1, they bought two 1959 Cadillacs. The first one became the Ecto-1, of the original Ghostbusters, but the second one was only used as a prop and just made a cameo appearance to show what the ghost-busting car was before Stantz fixed it. However, during the filming of the second Ghostbusters movie in 1989, the original Ecto-1 died, and the crew swiftly made over the second car which became the Ecto-1A.

The Ecto-1A had the look and the characteristics of the original but with just a few upgrades. The car had more equipment on the roof and digital announcement boards on each side. It got an updated Ghostbusters logo on the hood and driver's side door and yellow and black stripes on both sides of the vehicle.

The 2016 Ghostbusters movie was a reboot rather than a sequel, so the story started from scratch with an entirely new all-female cast and a modern-day setting. The franchise stuck with Cadillac for the 2016 version of the film, but this Ecto-1 was 1984 Fleetwood Hearse.

Fun Fact: Dan Aykroyd's original Ecto-1 was an all-black, sinister-looking vehicle with flashing purple and white strobe lights that gave it an eerie ultraviolet aura. While reviewing the script, the cinematographer Laszlo Kovacs initially pointed out the black design would be a problem since part of the movie would be shot at night.

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Where Is That Ghostbusting Caddy Now?

Ghostbusters fans will be very happy to know the Ecto-1 will be back chasing ghosts next year in Ghostbusters: Afterlife.

The Ecto-1 will definitely make an appearance in “Ghostbusters: Afterlife.” After many years of not being used, the original Ecto-1 was in disrepair and needed a complete and thorough restoration, so Sony sent it to the Hollywood movie car mavens at Cinema Vehicle Services in North Hollywood for a very deserved makeover.

The new movie takes a look at the forgotten legacy and history of the three original Ghostbusters. The Ecto-1 is a large part of this legacy. In the upcoming movie, the family of Dr. Egon Spengler finds the car and uses it to help save their town from ghosts. The movie will have a new cast and also feature Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd, and Bill Murray, all three of whom starred in the original Ghostbusters movie.

The real Ecto-1 will now be used for promotional purposes prior to the release of Ghostbusters: Afterlife on March 5th, 2021.

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Who you gonna call barrie j. clark spent years restoring this 1974 cadillac to capture ‘zuul’ and charm adults and kids alike.

Barrie J. Clark of Charlotte, N.C., with his 1974 Cadillac, which he restored as a replica of the Ecto-1 from the original ‘Ghostbusters’ movie.

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What’s The Car in Ghostbusters?

The Ghostbusters car is one of the most memorable in movie history and one of our favorite 80s movie cars . Once a 1959 Cadillac hearse, the team converted it into a rapid-response ghostbusting vehicle. This Ectomobile, or Ecto 1, was one of the first components of the film Dan Aykroyd envisioned. The iconic vehicle returns to complete the ensemble in Ghostbusters: Afterlife.

The Ghostbusters Ecto-1 used in the movie started out as a 1959 Cadillac ambulance

This 1959 Cadillac Series 62 is a Ghostbusters Ectomobile replica | Marc Piasecki/Getty Images

The car from the first Ghostbusters was originally a 1959 Cadillac Series 62. A. company named Miller-Meteor converted it into an ambulance. Then, the film crew bought it for 1984’s Ghostbusters . The crew installed a series of gadgets on the roof. They also modified the pull-out gurney to hold the team’s proton packs.

The Ectomobile even returns for Ghostbusters: Afterlife . But in the original movie, the car is not supposed to be an ambulance at all–it’s originally a black hearse. The team is looking for a rapid-response vehicle. Then Dr. Ray Stantz (Aykroyd) shows up with the hearse. He says, “Everybody can relax; I found the car.”

Venkman (Murray) asks his friend about the car. Stants says it needs, “suspension work and shocks, brakes, brake pads, lining, steering box, transmission, rear-end… maybe new rings, also mufflers, a little wiring…” But the team fixes it up and converts it anyway. During filming, the crew actually rented a suitable, black car for this shot.

The Ecto-1 was one of the first Ghostbusters characters

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The Ectomobile was actually one of the first aspects of the film Aykroyd envisioned. In his original screenplay, the team buys an ambulance and paints it black. They also mount white and purple strobe lights on the roof. The resulting vehicle has a “purple aura.”

When filmmakers got involved, they pointed out that the black Ectomobile would disappear into the night shots. The team settled on the white car with red fins and a red door logo. The rest is history.

The 1959 Cadillac Ecto-1 returns in ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’–to drift

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Jason Reitman directed Ghostbusters: Afterlife . Like Aykroyd, one of Reitman’s first visions for the film involved the Ectomobile. He had a vision of the old car drifting across a wheat field.

Though the original Ecto-1 survived, it was not in any shape to perform this stunt. Reitman had the vehicle rebuilt. In addition to a visual restoration, the team replaced the old engine with a modern Chevy LS crate engine.

The new hotrod Ectomobile led to a memorable day of filming. The crew had to do donuts through a field all day to get the right shot. Apparently, by the end of shooting, everyone could smell burning barley.

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There weren’t too many large size vehicles produced for the Real Ghostbusters toy line but with Ecto-1 being such a fan favourite and the only real vehicle that featured heavily throughout both the films and the cartoon, we didn’t really need many others. The later release vehicles were complimentary but perhaps not entirely necessary. I think the only exception to that rule was Ecto-2 due to it featuring in quite a few episodes (including the debut “Ghosts-R-Us”) and because it had some great features which transitioned well to the toy. Even so, I’m sure many were disappointed that it only held one action figure in the cockpit! 

Below are images of some early presentation boards, preliminary concept artwork and final renderings of some of the toy lines more memorable vehicles.

Ecto-1 was definitely the best and most iconic vehicle of the entire Kenner toy line and without a doubt one of the greatest toys created in the 80’s. Due to how well received it was upon it’s release and just how fond the collecting community still is of the Kenner version, it’s hard to imagine it being any better than what we all know and love. Had all of the features originally proposed for the Ectomobile made it through to production however, we wouldn’t have had a great toy, we would have had a legendary toy.

Below are images of all three original presentation boards for Ecto-1 which were drawn by one of Kenner’s key preliminary designers who worked extensively on many of the toys in The Real Ghostbusters line.

Board #1 (Figure interaction features)

Ecto-1 presentation board 1

Without a doubt my favourite of the three, board #1 shows the entire RGB team speeding along in Ecto-1 while simultaneously catching a yellow ghost using a claw that extends from the DOUBLE gunner chair on top of the vehicle. Having two seats on top was the designers idea to have the toy accommodate all four figures but unfortunately we only got one seat on the production toy.

What I like the most about this piece of artwork however is how well it demonstrates how the early reference material from the promo pilot directly influenced the initial look of the toys. All four guys have the same coloured jumpsuits on and if you look closely you’ll notice that Venkman looks like a cartoon version of Bill Murray!

Board #2 (Haunt features)

Ecto-1 presentation board 2

Although Ecto-1 did come with a ghost accessory, board #2 shows just how many different ways ghosts could have been incorporated into the final design. Above you’ll see ideas for a ghost in the engine under the hood, two small ghosts that could pop out from underneath the vehicle, an attachment for the top of the car that held on to a ghost and also a feature that allowed a ghost to replace the driver of the vehicle.

Board #3 (Ghost capture features)

Ecto-1 presentation board 3

The final presentation board depicts the various ways that Ecto-1 could capture and contain ghosts. The winch and claw feature obviously replaced the suction cup but the overall the idea of the toy being able to grab and pull ghosts into the back of the vehicle was kept. The various different attachments for the top however were not and what a shame! Among them were a projector, a ghost leash, radar dish, copter blades and even a spinning ghost containment unit.

Ecto-2

Kenner’s Ecto-2 helicopter toy perfectly combined the look of the vehicle from the animated show with some fantastic additional features. The winch, removable bomb and the very clever trigger mechanism which span the propeller blades are all visible in the art above. Also visible are the required colour scheme of the toy in the form of pantone colour stickers. The image above is actually of the final rendering, which is about as close to production as can be. Below you can see the much cooler preliminary concept design.

Ecto-2 Preliminary Concept Art

Ecto-2 Preliminary Concept

The preliminary design drawing for Kenner’s Ecto-2 reveals how the toy was originally going to be far more faithful to the animated show than it eventually ended up being. The top image showing Ecto-2’s ability to be folded up and placed into the back of Ecto-1 is taken directly from a DiC model sheet and can be seen in action in the very first episode “Ghosts-R-Us”. What’s even cooler though is that the prelim art shows that Ecto-2 has two seats (just like the show) which would have been great for the action figures. Unfortunately for one reason or another neither the folding function or the extra seat could be carried over from this piece of concept art to the production toy. 

One fun thing about this piece of art that may not be visible from the image above is that the bomb was originally called the “ Total Protonic Reversal ” bomb. Now, not all of the reasons behind all of the changes Kenner made to it’s toys are known but I think this one is pretty obvious, I’ll leave it to Egon to explain why they went with “Ghost Eliminator” instead:

“Try to imagine all life as you know it stopping instantaneously and every molecule in your body exploding at the speed of light.”

Highway Haunter

Highway Haunter

As much as I enjoyed playing with my childhood Highway Haunter toy, having seen the preliminary concept art..I must admit that I feel slightly cheated. The production toy was a car that transformed into a bright green mantis type ghost yet the original art depicted a red muscular ghost-beast-thing with a dragon like head and a second mouth in his stomach! Even the motor ghost looked more menacing.

The original name of the Highway Haunter was “Berserk Bug” and the motor ghost was called “Monster Motor”.

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The Real Ghostbusters was an Emmy-Nominated American animated television series based on the hit 1984 film Ghostbusters . The series ran from 1986 to 1991, and was produced by Columbia Pictures Television (now Sony Pictures Television), DiC Entertainment and Coca-Cola Telecommunications. The series continues the adventures of paranormal investigators Dr. Peter Venkman , Dr. Egon Spengler , Winston Zeddemore , Dr. Ray Stantz , their secretary Janine Melnitz and their mascot ghost Slimer . In 1988 during the show's six year run it was retooled with the Slimer! series that was sandwiched around The Real Ghostbusters and was titled Slimer! and The Real Ghostbusters . The show also received a new opening sequence (which was used for the remainder of the series) when it was re-titled as well. The series continued to develop the franchise's mythology. In " Partners in Slime ", Vigo was mentioned, confirming Ghostbusters II is in the continuity of the animated series. However, due to many reasons the show started the Ghostbusters Animated Timeline Canon .

During the show's run (September 13, 1986 – October 22, 1991) a series of comics were made: NOW Comics- The Real Ghostbusters Series for North America, and Marvel Comics Ltd- The Real Ghostbusters Series for the United Kingdom. A Toy line by Kenner was produced through its run as well. There was even a short lived Magazine . In 1997, the franchise was revived with Extreme Ghostbusters . A group of new Ghostbusters joined Egon, Janine and Slimer, who helped to bridge both cartoons.

  • 2 Development
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  • 4 Unproduced Premises and Outlines
  • 5 Unproduced Pitches
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  • 8.1 Dr. Peter Venkman
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  • 8.4 Winston Zeddemore
  • 8.5 Janine Melnitz
  • 8.6 Louis Tully
  • 9.1 Minor Weapons
  • 10 Vehicles
  • 11 Firehouse
  • 12 Home Entertainment Releases
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  • 14 Online Platform Releases
  • 15 Foreign Markets‎‎
  • 16.1 References to the Movies
  • 16.2.1 Direct References
  • 16.2.2 Incidental References
  • 16.3 References in IDW Comics
  • 16.4 References in Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed
  • 17 References
  • 18.1 Official Clips
  • 18.2 Netflix Images
  • 18.3 Selected Collages
  • 18.4 Selected Primary Canon Images
  • 18.5 Secondary Canon Images
  • 18.6 Tertiary Canon Images

The series' origin is told in the episode " Citizen Ghost ", which is a flashback episode. Peter reveals that the suits were replaced with new ones that were in new colors. Gozer was taken out but the old suits had ecto-plasmic residue and Peter was supposed to destroy them. Also in that episode, it is revealed that Slimer stuck around the firehouse and while Peter didn't like him, the others after a few days grew to like him, as he was harmless and valuable to research. Ray names him, to spite Peter, Slimer. At the end of the episode the Ghostbusters are in serious trouble with ghostly versions of themselves that wanted them out of business. Slimer wore them out as they fired at him wasting their ecto energy. Because of that, the Ghostbusters were able to capture the ghosts. Slimer earned his spot as a pet and friend of the Ghostbusters.

" Take Two " explained in a way, the differences between the cartoon and the film . The film according to the episode was made based on events in the cartoon. Inside jokes about the film are all over the episode.

Development [ ]

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The Ghostbusters Team: Egon Spengler, Peter Venkman, Janine Melnitz, Winston Zeddemore, Ray Stantz, and Slimer (in the background behind Janine).

In late 1985, Richard Raynis told Kevin Altieri that DiC was going to pitch an animated series based on Ghostbusters to ABC. Due to an "incredibly quick turnaround," there was no planning during production on the pilot promo. Altieri and Eddie Fitzgerald story boarded scenes as the ideas came to them and had no character models to work off of. [1] A short pilot episode was produced, but never aired in full. Scenes of the pilot can be seen in TV promos that aired prior to the beginning of the series. As with most pilots, the short episode has several striking differences from the finished product. For the most part, the differences come down to a greater faithfulness to the movie: Peter Venkman's design bears a greater resemblance to Bill Murray , the Ghostbusters still use their original uniforms, and Slimer appears as a gluttonous bad guy as he does in the movie. Certain scenes from the pilot would be edited and used in the show's intro, most notably the encounter at the end with the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man . Other scenes from the pilot, including a shot of Ray waking up from bed with a Mr. Staypuft doll, the team sliding down the fire pole in silhouette, and a skeletal Red Baron laughing as he flies across the sky, would later be used in the special opening sequence for the 1989 Real Ghostbusters prime time Halloween special, " The Halloween Door ".

Maurice LaMarche , the voice of Egon Spengler, described that even though the auditioners did not want him to impersonate Harold Ramis , he did so and got the part. LaMarche mentioned that, supposedly, Bill Murray asked why Lorenzo Music 's voice sounded like Garfield and not like himself, and this may have weighed in the replacing of Music, with Dave Coulier replacing him after 78 episodes. This is ironic considering that Bill Murray took over the role of Garfield for the live-action movies. Ernie Hudson was the only actor from the film who auditioned to reprise his role, Winston Zeddemore, for the animated series, but he lost to Arsenio Hall . Marsha Goodman was told by the producers to use Arsenio Hall because he was funnier and sillier. [2]

Unproduced Scripts [ ]

  • Premise: Dr. Teufel (meaning devil) ran a carnival and trapped children in his Fun House a la Pied Piper.
  • What happened: The script was donated to the "cause" the animation writers were fighting with the labor board for recognition to be admitted into the WGA. J. Michael Straczynski had to prove to the board that story editing and writing co-existed in the world of animation as it does in episodic television writing Since the 1930s, animation writers were "required" to belong to the Cartoonists Guild. This Ghostbusters script helped to establish a new precedent and animation writers were finally recognized by the WGA through the Animation Writers Caucus.

Unproduced Premises and Outlines [ ]

  • Premise: Set in New Orleans during the last day before the end of Mardi Gras [5] and intended for Season 3. It is the only unused outline done by Straczynski. Egon was only interested in the Twenty-Third Annual Symposium On The Fantastic, while the others were there strictly for Mardis Gras which they missed out on last time they were in the area. [6] They earn the ire of a swami named Kishnu Wannaberichrich. [7] Ray has a new romantic interest named Elizabeth Metairie but she turns out to be a ghost who is tied to the local tragedy that involved a steamship named Lady M. that exploded and sank in 1853. [8]
  • The premise is included in "The Complete Book of Scriptwriting" by J. Michael Straczynski on pages 221 to 226.

Unproduced Pitches [ ]

  • Jean-Marc Lofficier and Randy Lofficier tried to do a third episode. J. Michael Straczynski liked some ideas they pitched but they ran out of time and the show ended. [9]

The Other Ghostbusters [ ]

"The Real" was added to the title over a dispute with Filmation . After the success of the film, a TV series based on the Ghostbusters began production. At the same time The Real Ghostbusters was being created, Filmation was making a cartoon known simply as Ghostbusters , a revamp of the 1970s live-action series . Despite rumors to the contrary, Columbia was allowed to use the name Ghostbusters for its cartoon, but added "The Real" to snub Filmation. In the episode "The Spirit of Aunt Lois", Dr. Bassingham, a charlatan spiritualist wore an outfit similar to that of Jake Kong. With character designs by Jim McDermott, the animated characters were dramatically redesigned from the way the same characters looked in the movie due to likeness-rights issues.

Season Guide & Episode Guide [ ]

For a list of the episodes of the Real Ghostbusters click here .

Main Characters [ ]

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Samhain was a major foe of the Ghostbusters on the show, as well as one of the few recurring villains

Dr. Peter Venkman [ ]

Dr. Peter Venkman (voiced by Lorenzo Music seasons 1-2 and Dave Coulier seasons 3-7) is the group's first-among-equals. While not their official leader, Venkman often makes the decision whether or not they will take a case. He also provides comic relief and is usually nominated for tasks no one else wants to do.

Dr. Egon Spengler [ ]

Dr. Egon Spengler (voiced by Maurice LaMarche ) a scientific genius, is the primary source of expertise the group uses to understand (and many times combat) the ethereal realm. A skilled theorist, in many episodes Egon formulates the solution when all hope seems lost.

Dr. Ray Stantz [ ]

Dr. Ray Stantz (voiced by Frank Welker ) is portrayed as an excitable jack-of-all-trades. He is second only to Egon in sheer intelligence, and leans towards practical applications of science as opposed to Egon's pure research – the engineer to Egon's physicist. He is also a child at heart, cheerful and optimistic (and rather enamored of cartoons and stuffed animals). As the only one of the four who can reliably understand what Egon is talking about, he is usually the one to put his theories into practice.

Winston Zeddemore [ ]

Winston Zeddemore (voiced by Arsenio Hall seasons 1-3 and Buster Jones seasons 4-7) is the courage and straight-man of the group; his accuracy with the proton gun is his forte. Of all the Ghostbusters, Winston Zeddemore has the most subtle character development; it is hinted that he is an avid reader and the descendant of a powerful African bloodline. Sometimes his last name is misspelled "Zeddmore"

Janine Melnitz [ ]

Janine Melnitz (voiced by Laura Summer seasons 1-2 and Kath Soucie seasons 3-7) is the secretary of the Ghostbusters and has an interest in Egon.

Louis Tully [ ]

Louis Tully (voiced by Rodger Bumpass seasons 5-6) is the accountant for the Ghostbusters. Was put in the cartoon to follow along with Ghostbusters II movie.

Slimer (voiced by Frank Welker ) is the pet of the Ghostbusters and is the only ghost that will stay still for Egon to test and study. In the Kenner toy line known also as the "Green Ghost".

For the full list of characters go Here .

Equipment [ ]

  • Proton Pack
  • Particle Thrower
  • P.K.E. Meter
  • Ecto Goggles
  • Containment Unit

Minor Weapons [ ]

Items mostly used in one episode

  • Destabilizer

More equipment is listed on project Ghostbusting Equipment 101 .

Vehicles [ ]

  • Ecto-1 was the prime vehicle they used.
  • Ecto-2 was a small open-topped two-seater helicopter.
  • Ecto-3 was a motorized unicycle and sidecar.
  • Ecto-4 was a time-distortion jet-like vehicle.
  • Ecto-Bomber was an airplane.
  • Ecto-Ichi was an extremely high tech six wheeled Ectomobile used by the Ghostbusters in Japan.
  • Ecto-Junior was a go kart that the Junior Ghostbusters used. It was also the name of a vehicle used by the Ghostbusters in the episode My Left Fang .

Firehouse [ ]

  • Firehouse in General

Home Entertainment Releases [ ]

  • The Real Ghostbusters VHS (USA)
  • The Real Ghostbusters VHS (Europe)
  • The 2005 DVD release of " Ghostbusters II " included two episodes of the series as bonus features: " Citizen Ghost ", a story focusing on events set immediately after the first movie, and " Partners in Slime ", which featured the psycho-active slime from Ghostbusters II and a brief mention of Vigo the Carpathian.
  • " Adventures in Slime and Space "
  • " Venkman's Ghost Repellers "
  • " Ghost Busted "
  • " Knock, Knock "
  • " Ragnarok and Roll "
  • " The Spirit of Aunt Lois "
  • " Sea Fright "
  • " Beneath These Streets "
  • " Killerwatt "
  • " Night Game "
  • " The Bird of Kildarby "
  • " Lost and Foundry "
  • " Slimer, Come Home "
  • " They Call Me MISTER Slimer "
  • " Victor the Happy Ghost "
  • " Mr. Sandman, Dream Me a Dream "
  • " Ghostbuster of the Year "
  • " Drool, the Dog Faced Goblin "
  • " The Revenge of Murray the Mantis "
  • " The Real Ghostbusters: Complete Collection " was released through Time-Life on December 9, 2008 and includes all 140 Episodes.
  • "The Real Ghostbusters Vol. 1" (TimeLife) was released on DVD March 31, 2009 in North America
  • "The Real Ghostbusters Vol. 1" (TimeLife) was released on DVD June 3, 2009 in Australia
  • "The Real Ghostbusters Vol. 1" (TimeLife) was released on DVD June 15, 2009 in the United Kingdom
  • "The Real Ghostbusters Vol. 2" (TimeLife) was released on DVD January 26, 2010 in North America
  • The Real Ghostbusters: The Complete First Season (DVD) (Europe)
  • " The Real Ghostbusters: The Animated Series ", a series comprised of 10 individual volumes, was released by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on July 5th and September 6th, 2016 in North America.
  • " The Real Ghostbusters: The Animated Series ", a collection comprised of 10 individual volumes, was released by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on October 3, 2017 in North America.

Streaming Service Releases [ ]

  • The episode "Killerwatt" has its original title screen, which is missing from the TimeLife DVD box set and the 2016 DVDs from Sony . The title screen is also found on the "Creatures of the Night" DVD release. [10]

Online Platform Releases [ ]

  • Official Ghostbusters YouTube (February 6, 2021 to) [11] [12] [13]

On May 30, 2021, it was announced all episodes on YouTube would be removed, implying episodes will only be available for a limited time. [14]

Foreign Markets‎‎ [ ]

The Real Ghostbusters Series, much like the films was translated into many languages and with such things, many aspects had to be localized. Slimer's name being one of those aspects.

References to the Movies [ ]

  • Dana Barrett does not appear in the series.
  • In the aftermath of the party, Peter refers to the Ghostbusters' first encounter with Slimer, seen in the movie. [61]
  • Peter mentions their usual fee for standard capture and containment is $1500, much less than their $5000 charge for catching Slimer in the first movie . [62]
  • As Peter jumps into the Boogieman's portal, he tells Egon, "See you on the other side, Egon." [63]
  • "Take Two" is the episode that directly dealt with the movie to cartoon issue. The making of the movie took place during the animated Ghostbusters show.
  • It is also one of two episodes that explains the differences between the cartoon and the movie (something rarely done with animated series based on films), the other being "Citizen Ghost".
  • The Ghostbusters are mystified by the names of the actors supposedly playing them; they claim that they've never even heard of them and Winston thought it was a law firm at first. [64]
  • At the end of the episode it has a bit of Ghostbusters on the screen. About the end of Chapter 1: Start to the beginning of Chapter 2: Shock the Nerd is seen on screen.
  • The voice of Bill Murray was dubbed during the movie.
  • When Venkman sees Bill Murray onscreen, he comments "he doesn't look a thing like me." Which, in a way, is true. [65]
  • Peter tells Cynthia Crawford how and why Slimer came to live with the Ghostbusters, in events immediately following their film encounter with Gozer.
  • One of the photos hanging on the wall near Peter's office is of the Firehouse, after it blew up during the events of the movie.
  • In storyboards, deleted from the episode, the Shandor Building is alluded to in script excerpts. When Peter starts his story, the scene was supposed to start on one of the frames in his office which had a photo of the building after it blew up then shift to the frame of the Firehouse in ruins. [66] [67]
  • Peter instantly recognizes the green ghost as the one who slimed him at the (Sedgewick) Hotel. [68]
  • Peter alludes to the Ghostbusters' first encounter with Slimer and getting slimed. [69]
  • The Mayor also mentions the manifestations of the Terror Dogs and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man . [70]
  • After the first meeting with the Mayor, Egon's plan prompts Ray to tell Peter to give Egon a chocolate bar. [71] This is in reference to the post-New York City Public Library scene in the movie.
  • Peter offers to tell the Diva how he saved the world, a likely reference to the movie. [72]
  • Peter quotes his "Heat 'em up!" line as heard in the movie , and the other three Ghostbusters respond "Smoking!" accordingly. [73] [74]
  • The ABC Theater has a showing of "Ghostbusters" which was premiered, in-universe, at the end of the episode "Take Two".
  • Peter says, "I've always wanted to do this." While in the restaurant, the same thing he says at the Sedgewick Hotel in the movie. [75] Instead of pulling the table cloth, he throws a plate of pasta at a ghost.
  • Jon mistakenly calls the Ghostbusters the " Ghost Smashers " three times in the episode. This was the original name of the Ghostbusters movie. [76]
  • Uncle Horace reads aloud the Ghostbusters' phone number, NO GHOST or 664-4678. This marks the first time the phone number is stated or seen in the animated series. Previously, in the first Ghostbusters movie, it was 555-2368 but the 664-4678 phone number was first used in Ghostbusters: The Supernatural Spectacular , a novelization of the first movie, as 1-212-NO-GHOST. [77]
  • The opening shot of a focus on the library's lion statue is similar to the opening shot of the first film.
  • In the script, when Ecto-1 departed the Firehouse for the library, there was an exchange between Ray and Peter. Peter referred to the Library ghost in the dialogue. [78]
  • Egon references Gozer as the team departs from the library. [79]
  • The man on the train says he would have thought Venkman was an astronaut. The man at the Sedgewick hotel in the first movie asks Venkman, "What are you supposed to be, some kind of a cosmonaut?"
  • Winston voiced his regret over answering the ad the Ghostbusters placed during the events of the movie. [80]
  • The Ghostbusters speculate the surge in paranormal activity could be hailing the return of Gozer. [81] [82]
  • Janine refers to the Containment Unit as the Storage Facility like in the first film. [83]
  • Egon mentions Gozer. [84]
  • Winston mentions the giant Twinkie analogy from the first movie . [85]
  • A larger Terror Dog pursues the Ghostbusters. Winston comments he hasn't seen a Terror Dog in a long time, most likely referencing the movie. [86]
  • Walter Peck reveals that he lost his job after the events of the movie. [87] [88]
  • A Terror Dog briefly invades the Firehouse.
  • When the Ghostbusters pull up to the New York City Public Library, Peter reminisces about how their first case was there, as seen in the movie. [89]
  • The Ghost Governor has two large sized Terror Dogs.
  • When Ray and Egon conduct research at the New York City Public Library, there is construction going on, shown by a man working on scaffolding like in the movie.
  • Peter says, "Nice shootin' Tex!" to Winston. [90]
  • Peter says he's been waiting five years to slime Slimer. This is true, since he was first slimed by Slimer in the movie. [91]
  • J. Michael Straczynski, during a visual commentary, points out that the destruction of the Containment Unit is stylistically lifted from a similar scene in the first Ghostbusters film.
  • Brian O'Neal , the voice of Boogaloo, was also a member of the The Bus Boys . That group performed the song "Cleanin' Up The Town" from Ghostbusters and its soundtrack album . [92]
  • Egon mentions facing Gozer. [93]
  • Peter reminds Egon of the first case at the New York Public Library, and hopes for Egon's sake that the spirits in Heck House never saw the movie based upon that incident. [94]

References in Extreme Ghostbusters [ ]

References in idw comics [ ], references in ghostbusters: spirits unleashed [ ].

  • In Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed , one of the options for customizing the flightsuit is based on the colors from The Real Ghostbusters.
  • The Vortex Conduit in Spirits Unleashed loosely has the same function as the Transdimensional Portal .
  • On January 31, 2023, new gear shells were added for the Proton Pack, Particle Thrower, P.K.E. Meter, and Traps based on the versions seen on The Real Ghostbusters. Ghostbuster customization also added hairstyles based on the Ghostbusters and Janine. Eyewear based on Egon and Janine's were added as well.
  • As of DLC #2 released on April 20, 2023, some of the pattern options added for clothing are based on the Power Pack Heroes toyline from Kenner.
  • The suit unlocked by activating Tenure Level 5 is based on the Molecular Destabilizing Suit from "Xmas Marks the Spot".
  • A top added on October 19, 2023 is based on the Screaming Heroes Egon Kenner figure.
  • The third Tobin page features household spirits. On The Real Ghostbusters, a type of household spirits named Domovoyie were encountered in "The Spirit of Aunt Lois".
  • The fourth Tobin page alludes to Tobin's encounter with Kestrel in Salem and trapping her in a crystal ball.

References [ ]

  • ↑ Eatock, James (2008). "The Original Real Ghostbusters" Cereal Geek #4 (2nd Quarter 2008), page 44. Busta Toons Productions, United Kingdom. Line reads: "Back in late 1985 Richard Raynis informed Kevin that DiC were going to pitch a show based on the movie Ghostbusters to the ABC network. Being a fan of the movie Kevin leapt at the chance to work on it. Due to the incredibly quick turnaround there was no planned structure to the promo; Kevin and Eddie literally drew scene after scene as the ideas came to them. Eddie storyboarded the Ghost walking down the street as a direct homage to John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever, while Kevin illustrated the heroes in many action-packed scrapes. The pair had no models to work with and based all of their designs on the movie, which is why in the storyboards the characters look like their movie counterparts, Winston even sporting a mustache!"
  • ↑ Greene, James, Jr., (2022). A Convenient Parallel Dimension: How Ghostbusters Slimed Us Forever , p. 87. Lyons Press, Essex, CT USA, ISBN 9781493048243 . Marsha Goodman says: "It wasn't a matter of liking Ernie's reading. I felt terrible. He's a wonderful actor. The producers said, 'Use Arsenio. He's funnier, he's sillier'."
  • ↑ Spook Central - "Interview with Jina Bacarr"
  • ↑ straczynski Tweet 5/6/19 J. Michael Straczynski says: "Not sure there was one...we didn't have the money to buy scripts we didn't use, so I usually found a way to make it work. The only unused outline of mine was for an ep called Midnight on the Lady M, set in New Orleans, intended for Season 3. It's in a box around here somewhere."
  • ↑ Straczynski, J. Michael (1996). The Complete Book of Scriptwriting , p. 221. Writer's Digest Books, Cincinnati OH USA, ISBN 0898795125 . Line reads: "The place: New Orleans. The present. Carnival. The last day before the end of Mardi Gras."
  • ↑ Straczynski, J. Michael (1996). The Complete Book of Scriptwriting , p. 222. Writer's Digest Books, Cincinnati OH USA, ISBN 0898795125 . Line reads: "They've come for the Twenty-Third Annual Symposium On The Fantastic, which only Egon is interested in. The rest are there strictly for Mardi Gras, having missed it the last time they were in the area."
  • ↑ Straczynski, J. Michael (1996). The Complete Book of Scriptwriting , p. 222. Writer's Digest Books, Cincinnati OH USA, ISBN 0898795125 . Line reads: "They find particular annoyance with the turbaned Swami Kishnu Wannaberichrich, who sniffs with great disdain at their equipment. He is an eccentric's eccentric."
  • ↑ Straczynski, J. Michael (1996). The Complete Book of Scriptwriting , p. 225. Writer's Digest Books, Cincinnati OH USA, ISBN 0898795125 . Line reads: "He finds that Elizabeth Metairie died the last night of Mardi Gras in 1853 when the boiler on the steamship Lady M. exploded, sinking the grand paddle wheeler and killing all aboard. It's rumored that every year at midnight, at the end of Mardi Gras, the spectral ship rises from the bottom of the Mississippi, and in that moment, all is as it was before: the fine dresses, the roulette wheel doing business on the main deck, costumes and laughter and the glittering madness of Mardi Gras. The steamship is trying to navigate its way past the fate that struck it last time."
  • ↑ Proton Charging "Interview: Jean-Marc Lofficier" 10/9/1998 Jean-Marc Lofficier says: "We tried for a third one, and I recall there were a couple of ideas Joe liked, but by that time, the show was almost over."
  • ↑ Image of Killerwatt title screen on Netflix, taken by Paul Rudoff (August 2017)
  • ↑ Ghostbusters Youtube "The Real Ghostbusters Intro! | Animated Series | GHOSTBUSTERS" 1/28/2021
  • ↑ Ghostbusters News "Classic episodes of The Real Ghostbusters are coming to the official Ghostbusters YouTube channel" 1/28/2021
  • ↑ Ghostbusters Tweet 2/2/2021
  • ↑ Ghostbusters Twitter 5/30/2021
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  • ↑ Peter Venkman (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " The Boogieman Cometh " (1986) (DVD ts. 05:23-05:26). Time Life Entertainment. Peter says: "Well, our usual fee for a standard capture and containment is $1500."
  • ↑ Peter Venkman (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " The Boogieman Cometh " (1986) (DVD ts. 15:37-15:38). Time Life Entertainment. Peter says: "See you on the other side, Egon."
  • ↑ Winston Zeddemore (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " Take Two " (1986) (DVD ts. 06:20-06:24). Time Life Entertainment. Winston says: "Murray...Aykroyd...Ramis. What's that? A law firm?"
  • ↑ Peter Venkman (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " Take Two " (1986) (DVD ts. 22:56-22:58). Time Life Entertainment. Peter says: "Y'know, he doesn't look a thing like me."
  • ↑ Boyette, Pat (2009). The Real Ghostbusters Complete Collection Volume One Disc Five, "Citizen Ghost" Storyboard p. 24. CPT Holdings, Inc. Line reads: "We see photo of the high-rise building used in GHOSTBUSTERS movie -- in its post-battle, marshmallowed, shattered state -- PAN OVER."
  • ↑ "Citizen Ghost" Storyboard showing Shandor Building ruins
  • ↑ Peter Venkman (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - Citizen Ghost (1986) (DVD ts. 7:44-7:47). Time Life Entertainment. Peter says: "It's him! It's the one who slimed me at the hotel!"
  • ↑ Peter Venkman (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " Adventures in Slime and Space " (1987) (DVD ts. 04:07-04:12). Time Life Entertainment. Peter says: "Listen, he slimed me the first time we met. He's been looking for a second chance ever since!"
  • ↑ Mayor Lenny (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " Adventures in Slime and Space " (1987) (DVD ts. 11:51-11:55). Time Life Entertainment. Mayor says: "First, Terror Dogs. Then a walking marshmallow. Now this!"
  • ↑ Ray Stantz (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " Adventures in Slime and Space " (1987) (DVD ts. 13:02-13:04). Time Life Entertainment. Ray says: "Peter, give him a chocolate bar."
  • ↑ Peter Venkman (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - "A Fright at the Opera" (1986) (DVD ts. 13:20-13:21). Time Life Entertainment. Peter says: "Did I tell you about the time I saved the world?"
  • ↑ Eatock, James & Mangels, Andy (2008). The Real Ghostbusters Complete Collection booklet, p. 9. CPT Holdings, Inc.
  • ↑ The Real Ghostbusters (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - "Doctor, Doctor" (1986) (DVD ts. 18:47-18:49). Time Life Entertainment.
  • ↑ Peter Venkman (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Ghost? (1987) (DVD ts. 3:03-3:04). Time Life Entertainment. Peter says: "I've always wanted to do this."
  • ↑ Jon (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Ghost? (1987) (DVD ts. 1:42-1:45). Time Life Entertainment. Jon says: "I say Olivia, weren't those the ah the Ghost Smashers who just ran by?"
  • ↑ Mueller, Richard (August 1985). "Ghostbusters: The Supernatural Spectacular," p. 65. Tor Books, New York NY USA, ISBN 0812585984 .
  • ↑ Reaves, Michael (2009). The Real Ghostbusters Complete Collection Volume Two Disc Five, p. 3. CPT Holdings, Inc. Peter says: "I just hope Ray doesn't find another phantom librarian."
  • ↑ Egon Spengler (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " The Collect Call of Cathulhu " (1987) (DVD ts. 05:57-06:00). Time Life Entertainment. Egon says: "Cathulhu makes Gozer look like Little Mary Sunshine."
  • ↑ Winston Zeddemore (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - "The Collect Call of Cathulhu" (1987) (DVD ts. 17:16-17:19). Time Life Entertainment. Winston says: "Sometimes I really regret answering that ad you guys ran."
  • ↑ Winston Zeddemore (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " Janine Melnitz, Ghostbuster " (1987) (DVD ts. 06:21-06:25). Time Life Entertainment. Winston says: "This is as bad as when Gozer was around."
  • ↑ Egon Spengler (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " Janine Melnitz, Ghostbuster " (1987) (DVD ts. 06:29-06:30). Time Life Entertainment. Egon says: "No. None of the readings indicate a return of Gozer."
  • ↑ Janine Melnitz (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " Janine Melnitz, Ghostbuster " (1987) (DVD ts. 10:31-10:32). Time Life Entertainment.
  • ↑ Egon Spengler (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " The Revenge of Murray the Mantis " (1987) (DVD ts. 10:05-10:08). Time Life Entertainment. Egon says: "It could have a life energy as high as Gozer's."
  • ↑ Winston Zeddemore (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " The Revenge of Murray the Mantis " (1987) (DVD ts. 10:09-10:10). Time Life Entertainment. Winston says: "Great. Another big Twinkie."
  • ↑ Winston Zeddemore (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " Egon's Ghost " (1987) (DVD ts. 14:25-14:29). Time Life Entertainment. Winston says: "A Terror Dog. Haven't seen one of those in a long time."
  • ↑ Walter Peck (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " Big Trouble With Little Slimer " (1987) (DVD ts. 04:08-04:11). Time Life Entertainment. Peck says: "Did I tell you how they made me look like a fool and cost me my job?"
  • ↑ Eatock, James & Mangels, Andy (2008). The Real Ghostbusters Complete Collection booklet, p. 27. CPT Holdings, Inc.
  • ↑ Peter Venkman (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " Elementary My Dear Winston " (1989) (DVD ts. 17:02-17:06). Time Life Entertainment. Peter says: "Brings back memories, huh, Egon? Our very first case started here."
  • ↑ Peter Venkman (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " Loose Screws " (1989) (DVD ts. 20:23-20:24). Time Life Entertainment. Peter says: "Nice shootin', Tex!"
  • ↑ Peter Venkman (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " The Halloween Door " (1989) (DVD ts. 01:44-01:46). Time Life Entertainment. Peter says: "Five years I waited to do that!"
  • ↑ Eatock, James & Mangels, Andy (2008). The Real Ghostbusters Complete Collection booklet, p. 33. CPT Holdings, Inc.
  • ↑ Egon Spengler (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " The Haunting of Heck House " (1990) (DVD ts. 04:27-04:36). Time Life Entertainment. Egon says: "We faced demons, monsters, Gozer, multi-dimensional invasions but there is nothing you can say that will get me within a mile of Heck House."
  • ↑ Peter Venkman (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - " The Haunting of Heck House " (1990) (DVD ts. 08:09-08:23). Time Life Entertainment. Peter says: "Yeah, you're probably okay unless it heard about our first case. You know, the one at the New York Public Library. Where books started flying out of the bookcases. Hundreds and hundreds of guided missiles. Well, let's just hope they never saw the movie made about all that. Toodles."
  • ↑ Roland Jackson (2009). Extreme Ghostbusters - Darkness at Noon, Part 1 (1997) (DVD ts. 3:33-3:35). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Roland says: "But what have seen is the Ecto-1... at an auto show."
  • ↑ Garrett Miller (2009). Extreme Ghostbusters - Darkness at Noon, Part 1 (1997) (DVD ts. 2:28-2:39). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Garrett says: "No, but I know all about Spengler. He was an OGB, as in Original Ghostbuster. I want to hear all about how they kicked ghost butt!"
  • ↑ Egon Spengler (2009). Extreme Ghostbusters - Darkness at Noon, Part 1 (1997) (DVD ts. 12:15-12:19). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Egon says: "That's totally untrue. We shut ourselves down because there weren't an ghosts to --"
  • ↑ Isaac (2009). Extreme Ghostbusters - Ghost Apocalyptic Future (1997) (DVD ts. 06:30-06:34). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Issac says: "All I know is one minute I'm throwing a Ghost Bomb at Tempus, the next thing I'm here."
  • ↑ Egon Spengler (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - Slimer's Sacrifice (1997) (DVD ts. 04:22-04:26). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Egon says: "Fenris' master could never fulfill his mission. We captured Surt years ago."
  • ↑ Egon Spengler (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - Slimer's Sacrifice (1997) (DVD ts. 08:00-08:01). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Egon says: "I've done it before."
  • ↑ Egon Spengler (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - Grundelesque (1997) (DVD ts. 06:30-06:38). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Egon says: "That would be my first thought, Kylie but it's highly unlikely. You see, there's only one Grundel and Ray, Winston, Peter, and I trapped it 10 years ago."
  • ↑ Melching, Steven (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters " In Your Dreams " (First Draft March 24, 1997) (Script p. 6). Egon says: "I did a NEXIS computer search last week. The words "Ghostbusters" and "disgrace" appeared together in five hundred and twelve newspaper articles in the past four years alone."
  • ↑ Egon Spengler (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - Mole People (1997) (DVD ts. 03:19-03:25, 03:26-03:30). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Egon says: "I designed these back in '85 for the original team in order to do a little spectral spelunking...We were investigating an outbreak of demonic activity in Carlsbad Caverns."
  • ↑ Roland Jackson (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - Back in the Saddle, Part 1 (1997) (DVD ts. 02:53-02:54). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Roland says: "The Real Ghostbusters."
  • ↑ Garrett Miller (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - Back in the Saddle, Part 1 (1997) (DVD ts. 12:31-12:36). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Roland says: "I'm sure if anything ectoplasmic comes up, the Real Ghostbusters can handle it."
  • ↑ Egon Spengler (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - Back in the Saddle, Part 1 (1997) (DVD ts. 07:16-07:19). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Egon says: "Reminiscent of the time we busted that Class 4 Shape Shifter in the Poconos."
  • ↑ Ray Stantz (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - Back in the Saddle, Part 1 (1997) (DVD ts. 07:36-07:41). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Ray says: "One I'll never forget is that nasty Egyptian water spirit we bagged in the East River."
  • ↑ Peter Venkman (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - Back in the Saddle, Part 1 (1997) (DVD ts. 07:41-07:42). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Peter says: "It was kinda cute as I recall."
  • ↑ Egon Spengler (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - Back in the Saddle, Part 1 (1997) (DVD ts. 07:43-07:46). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Egon says: "Peter, she dragged you 50 feet down into the water."
  • ↑ Peter Venkman (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - Back in the Saddle, Part 1 (1997) (DVD ts. 07:46-07:48). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Peter says: "Cute but moody."
  • ↑ Janine Melnitz (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - Witchy Woman (1997) (DVD ts. 12:09-12:19). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Janine says: "So even if it takes 12 whole years. The best 12 years of a woman's life, in the end, IT'S WORTH IT!!"
  • ↑ Isenberg, Marty and Skir, Bob (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters " The True Face of a Monster " (First Draft January 20, 1997) (Script p. 18). Garrett says: "So what are talking? Poltergeist? Banshee? Werewolf?"
  • ↑ Eduardo Rivera (2009). Extreme Ghostbusters - The True Face of a Monster (1997) (DVD ts. 17:47-17:48). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Eduardo says: "I vote we let Gumby whale on him."
  • ↑ Eduardo Rivera (2009). Extreme Ghostbusters - Killjoys (1997) (DVD ts. 4:16-4:17). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Eduardo says: "So Bigfoot did this?"
  • ↑ Eduardo Rivera (2009). Extreme Ghostbusters - Ghost Apocalyptic Future (1997) (DVD ts. 06:16-06:19). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Eduardo says: "You mean like the Ghost of Christmas Past and Future?"
  • ↑ Wachtel, Brooks (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters " The Luck of the Irish " (First Draft 1997) (Script p. 13). Garrett says: "What's next -- the tooth fairy gonna give me cavities?"
  • ↑ Barry Sherman (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - In Your Dreams (1997) (DVD ts. 17:06-17:15). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Barry says: "When things go wrong in this city, people show up to blame ghosts, goblins, Count Dracula, the Boogieman - y'know why people eat it up?"
  • ↑ Egon Spengler (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - Fallout (1997) (DVD ts. 03:14-03:19). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Egon says: "Goodbye, Janine. Say hello to your sister, Doris, for me."
  • ↑ Roland Jackson (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - Eyes of a Dragon (1997) (DVD ts. 12:16-12:20). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Roland says: "That's why these fragments have such a familiar energy signature. It's a Containment Unit like ours."
  • ↑ Egon Spengler (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - The Sphinx (1997) (DVD ts. 03:48-03:54). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Egon says: "Boy, this sure brings back memories. Ray and I were kicked out of here back in '82 for trying to reanimate the dead."
  • ↑ Egon Spengler (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - The Sphinx (1997) (DVD ts. 16:22-16:24). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Egon says: "I can handle this, Ray!"
  • ↑ Garrett Miller (1997). Extreme Ghostbusters - The Sphinx (1997) (DVD ts. 16:25-16:26). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Garrett says: "I am not Ray!"
  • ↑ "Halloween II 1/2" Plastic Flamingo model sheet via Spook Central
  • ↑ Ghostbusters Wikia blog Merchandise Street Release Dates 1988
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DECEMBER 14, 2020 — After the recent refueling at power unit 3 of the Hungarian Paks NPP, its VVER-440 reactor has been loaded with a batch of fresh fuel including 18 fuel bundles of the new modification. The new fuel will be introduced at all four operating power units of the Paks NPP, and the amount of new-modification bundles in each refueling will be increased gradually.

Development of the new VVER-440 fuel modification was completed in 2020 under the contract between TVEL JSC and MVM Paks NPP Ltd. Its introduction would optimize the hydro-uranium ratio in the reactor core, enabling to increase the efficiency of fuel usage and advance the economic performance of the power plant operation. All VVER-440 fuel modifications are manufactured at the Elemash Machine-Building Plant, a facility of TVEL Fuel Company in Elektrostal, Moscow Region.

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“Introduction of a new fuel is an option to improve technical and economic performance of a nuclear power plant without substantial investment. We are actively engaged in development of new models and modifications of VVER-440 fuel for power plants in Europe. The projects of the new fuels for Loviisa NPP in Finland, Dukovany NPP in the Czech Republic, Mochovce and Bohunice NPPs in Slovakia, are currently at various stages of implementation. Despite the same reactor model, these projects are quite different technically and conceptually, since we take into account the individual needs and requirements of our customers,” commented Natalia Nikipelova, President of TVEL JSC.

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The project of development and validation of the new fuel has been accomplished with participation of a number of Russian nuclear industry enterprises, such as OKB Gidropress (a part of Rosatom machine-building division Atomenergomash), Bochvar Institute (material science research facility of TVEL Fuel Company), Elemash Machine-building plant and Kurchatov Institute national research center. At the site of OKB Gidropress research and experiment facility, the new fuel passed a range of hydraulic, longevity and vibration tests.

Paks NPP is the only functioning nuclear power plant in Hungary with total installed capacity 2000 MWe. It operates four similar units powered by VVER-440 reactors and commissioned one by one in 1982-1987. Currently, Paks NPP is the only VVER-440 plant in the world operating in extended 15-monthes fuel cycle. The power plant produces about 15 bln kWh annually, about a half of electric power generation in Hungary. In 2018, the project of increasing the duration of Paks NPP fuel cycle won the European competition Quality Innovation Award in the nomination “Innovations of large enterprises”. Russian engineers from TVEL JSC, Kurchatov Institute, OKB Gidropress, Bochvar Institute and Elemash Machine-building plant provided assistance to the Hungarian colleagues in accomplishment of the project.

  TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom incorporates enterprises for the fabrication of nuclear fuel, conversion and enrichment of uranium, production of gas centrifuges, as well as research and design organizations. It is the only supplier of nuclear fuel for Russian nuclear power plants. TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom provides nuclear fuel for 73 power reactors in 13 countries worldwide, research reactors in eight countries, as well as transport reactors of the Russian nuclear fleet. Every sixth power reactor in the world operates on fuel manufactured by TVEL.  www.tvel.ru  

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Rosatom Starts Production of Rare-Earth Magnets for Wind Power Generation

TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom has started gradual localization of rare-earth magnets manufacturing for wind power plants generators. The first sets of magnets have been manufactured and shipped to the customer.

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In total, the contract between Elemash Magnit LLC (an enterprise of TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom in Elektrostal, Moscow region) and Red Wind B.V. (a joint venture of NovaWind JSC and the Dutch company Lagerwey) foresees manufacturing and supply over 200 sets of magnets. One set is designed to produce one power generator.

“The project includes gradual localization of magnets manufacturing in Russia, decreasing dependence on imports. We consider production of magnets as a promising sector for TVEL’s metallurgical business development. In this regard, our company does have the relevant research and technological expertise for creation of Russia’s first large-scale full cycle production of permanent rare-earth magnets,” commented Natalia Nikipelova, President of TVEL JSC.

“NovaWind, as the nuclear industry integrator for wind power projects, not only made-up an efficient supply chain, but also contributed to the development of inter-divisional cooperation and new expertise of Rosatom enterprises. TVEL has mastered a unique technology for the production of magnets for wind turbine generators. These technologies will be undoubtedly in demand in other areas as well,” noted Alexander Korchagin, Director General of NovaWind JSC.

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TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom incorporates enterprises for the fabrication of nuclear fuel, conversion and enrichment of uranium, production of gas centrifuges, as well as research and design organizations. It is the only supplier of nuclear fuel for Russian nuclear power plants. TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom provides nuclear fuel for 73 power reactors in 13 countries worldwide, research reactors in eight countries, as well as transport reactors of the Russian nuclear fleet. Every sixth power reactor in the world operates on fuel manufactured by TVEL. www.tvel.ru

NovaWind JSC is a division of Rosatom; its primary objective is to consolidate the State Corporation's efforts in advanced segments and technological platforms of the electric power sector. The company was founded in 2017. NovaWind consolidates all of the Rosatom’s wind energy assets – from design and construction to power engineering and operation of wind farms.

Overall, by 2023, enterprises operating under the management of NovaWind JSC, will install 1 GW of wind farms. http://novawind.ru

Elemash Magnit LLC is a subsidiary of Kovrov Mechanical Plant (an enterprise of the TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom) and its main supplier of magnets for production of gas centrifuges. The company also produces magnets for other industries, in particular, for the automotive

industry. The production facilities of Elemash Magnit LLC are located in the city of Elektrostal, Moscow Region, at the site of Elemash Machine-Building Plant (a nuclear fuel fabrication facility of TVEL Fuel Company).

Rosatom is a global actor on the world’s nuclear technology market. Its leading edge stems from a number of competitive strengths, one of which is assets and competences at hand in all nuclear segments. Rosatom incorporates companies from all stages of the technological chain, such as uranium mining and enrichment, nuclear fuel fabrication, equipment manufacture and engineering, operation of nuclear power plants, and management of spent nuclear fuel and nuclear waste. Nowadays, Rosatom brings together about 350 enterprises and organizations with the workforce above 250 K. https://rosatom.ru/en/

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