Extreme Ghostbusters

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  • TV-Y7
  • 1997
  • 1 Season
  • 6.9  (3,232)

Extreme Ghostbusters is an animated television show that first premiered in 1997 by Sony Pictures Television. It follows a team of young and diverse paranormal investigators that work together to take on supernatural beings and save New York City. The protagonist of the show is Eduardo Rivera, a Hispanic-American who dropped out of college to join the ghost-hunting team. The team also consists of Kylie Griffin, a goth girl, Roland Jackson, a mechanical genius, and Garrett Miller, a wheelchair user. The team is led by Egon Spengler, the original Ghostbuster from the 1980s movies, and his assistant Janine Melnitz.

The show takes place years after the events of the original movies, in a world where ghosts have become a common occurrence. Eduardo, Kylie, Roland, and Garrett are all college students that join forces when they discover an abandoned firehouse that is haunted by ghosts. They are then recruited by Egon to become the new team of Ghostbusters.

Throughout the episodes, the team encounter an array of different ghosts and paranormal phenomena that they must take on. From blood-thirsty vampires to insane demon clowns, the team is never left with a dull moment. One of the most notable ghosts they encounter is a vengeful spirit known as Samhain, who is responsible for the creation of Halloween and seeks to turn Earth into his own personal playground.

Despite their different backgrounds and personalities, the team works together to defeat each ghost and help the citizens of New York City who are often left dealing with the aftermath of the paranormal encounters. Their skills complement each other, and they use their individual strengths to overcome the ghosts they face.

The animation for the show is done in a bold and distinctive style, with vibrant colors and exaggerated features. The show's animation style is reminiscent of the 90s era, which gives the series a nostalgic feel for older audiences. The animation design was done by the Korean animation studio Koko Enterprise and features crisp and clean visuals.

The voice acting for the show is top-notch, featuring talents such as Tara Strong, Maurice LaMarche, and Jason Marsden. The voice actors bring the characters to life, making them relatable and easy to root for. Strong voices the character Kylie, and LaMarche voices Egon. Both actors are known for their work in other popular animated shows such as Teen Titans and Futurama, respectively.

The show also features a few nods to the original Ghostbusters movies, with cameo appearances from some of the original cast members like Dan Aykroyd, who voices a guest character on the show. The show pays homage to the legacy of the original movies while also standing on its own as a unique work of art.

One of the prominent themes of Extreme Ghostbusters is diversity and inclusivity. The show features a diverse cast of characters from different backgrounds and cultures. Eduardo is a Hispanic-American, Kylie is a goth girl, and Garrett is a person with a disability. The show is one of the first animated series to feature a wheelchair user as a primary character.

In conclusion, Extreme Ghostbusters is a fun and entertaining animated television show that caters to both younger audiences and older fans of the original Ghostbusters franchise. The show's diverse characters, unique animation style, and intriguing storylines keep viewers on the edge of their seats throughout the series run. Anyone who is a fan of paranormal investigations, action-packed animated shows, or just a good laugh will love Extreme Ghostbusters.

Extreme Ghostbusters is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (40 episodes). The series first aired on September 1, 1997.

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Witchy Woman
40. Witchy Woman
December 8, 1997
The EGBs confront a trio of teen witches who try to recruit Kylie into their ranks.
The Sphinx
39. The Sphinx
December 5, 1997
A sphinx preys on the intellectuals of New York, turning them into slobbering idiots when they cannot answer his riddle. The EGBs must stop the ghost before it attacks a meeting of the world's most powerful minds at the United Nations.
Back in the Saddle (2)
38. Back in the Saddle (2)
December 4, 1997
The old team sticks around to help battle the largest threat the ghostbusters have ever faced, a huge, fog-like, growling amorphous mass of ectoplasm which contains the ecto center of the Bermuda Triangle.
Back in the Saddle (1)
37. Back in the Saddle (1)
December 3, 1997
Ray, Winston and Venkman return for Egon's birthday celebration and decide to bust some ghosts just for nostalgia's sake.
Heart of Darkness
36. Heart of Darkness
December 2, 1997
An old colleague of Egon's turns out to be behind a rash of ghost crimes. Egon and the team confront him in his subterranean lair where he plans on opening a gateway to the ghost dimension.
35. Rage
December 1, 1997
When the firehouse has to be sprayed for bugs, Egon temporarily moves in with Eduardo and these roommates make an odd-couple match.
A Temporary Insanity
34. A Temporary Insanity
November 28, 1997
Fed up with being taken for granted, Janine takes a long overdue vacation and the firehouse falls apart without her.
Mole People
33. Mole People
November 27, 1997
"The Mole People," a tribe of humans who live beneath the subways of New York, are being blamed for a rash of power outages.
Dog Days
32. Dog Days
November 26, 1997
The EGBs battle a demonic canine who has turned all of New York City's dogs into his own personal slaves. The EGBs finally capture the powerful entity, only to then face its much more powerful master.
Ghost in the Machine
31. Ghost in the Machine
November 25, 1997
An ancient buried spirit trapped for years escapes when an abandoned mine is reopened. The ghost possesses vehicles such as cars, buses and airplanes and makes them look like demons.
Glutton for Punishment
30. Glutton for Punishment
November 24, 1997
When dozens of New Yorkers go on sudden unexplained feeding frenzies, the EGBs find themselves battling both an Indian demon bent on world domination and one of its victims: Slimer!
Till Death Do Us Start
29. Till Death Do Us Start
November 14, 1997
After unwittingly releasing a dangerous ghost-bride from an old boarded up wishing well, an ex-yuppie, trying to make some sense of his life, hires the EGBs to protect him from becoming her permanent groom on the other side.
Eyes of a Dragon
28. Eyes of a Dragon
November 13, 1997
The EGBs investigate the mysterious disappearance of a Chinatown merchant who is possessed by an ancient bone-stealing demon.
27. Fallout
November 12, 1997
The EGBs battle a ghost which feeds on radioactive energy that renders their ghostbusting equipment useless. As the ghost grows more powerful by consuming more energy, the EGBs must devise an alternate way to stop it before he city is destroyed.
Moby Ghost
26. Moby Ghost
November 10, 1997
The EGBs come up against a deadly ghost serpent that is terrorizing New York.
In Your Dreams
25. In Your Dreams
November 7, 1997
When a series of nightmares lead to strange physical injuries, the EGBs find themselves battling a surreal spirit bent on dominating the waking world -- one who channels itself into people's dreams though Barry Sherman, a shock-jock radio host
24. Grundelesque
November 6, 1997
Kylie takes it upon herself to "consult" with the most powerful entity in the containment unit in order to stop a ghost who looks remarkably like a childhood friend who disappeared.
Slimer's Sacrifice
23. Slimer's Sacrifice
November 5, 1997
A mishap while trapping a fiery demon leaves Slimer accidentally trapped inside the Ecto- dimension of the Ghostbuster's Containment Unit. Now incarcerated along with all of the ghosts he helped capture, Slimer is made to pay for his "crimes."
The Ghostmakers
22. The Ghostmakers
November 4, 1997
A ghost living in mirrors decides to inhabit New Yorkers by sucking peoples' souls out and possessing their bodies.
The Luck of the Irish
21. The Luck of the Irish
November 3, 1997
A Leprechaun set loose during the renovation of an Irish pub uses a Shillelagh to suck victims into his "pot of gold."
Seeds of Destruction
20. Seeds of Destruction
October 3, 1997
A seed containing an ancient Amazon spirit is inadvertently released in New York City and threatens to turn the entire city into a jungle if the EGBs don't stop it first.
Bird of Prey
19. Bird of Prey
October 2, 1997
When a drought threatens the livelihood of an Indian reservation, they reluctantly call upon the Thunderbird, a spirit which brings rain but also much fury.
Ghost Apocalyptic Future
18. Ghost Apocalyptic Future
October 1, 1997
A temporal disturbance leads Kylie into the New York City of a fallen future, one where humanity's supremacy has been usurped by Paranormal Beings.
Sonic Youth
17. Sonic Youth
September 30, 1997
The Extreme Ghostbusters track down a Banshee whose destructive vocal power endangers the entire city.
Dry Spell
16. Dry Spell
September 29, 1997
The EGBs battle a ghost who travels through the water system of New York City, sucking all the water out of his victims.
The Jersey Devil
15. The Jersey Devil
September 26, 1997
En route to a convention in Atlantic City, the EGBs are attacked by a legendary South Jersey demon and forced to defend a small town without any of their ghostbusting equipment.
14. Grease
September 25, 1997
As a gremlin sets out to destroy all communications, transportation and power companies throughout New York City, the EGBs unsuccessfully try to convince the authorities they have a ghost on their hands.
Be Careful What You Wish For
13. Be Careful What You Wish For
September 24, 1997
A ghostly salesman arrives in Grand Central Station and twists people's hopes and dreams into terrifying incarnations.
The Pied Piper of Manhattan
12. The Pied Piper of Manhattan
September 23, 1997
When New York suffers an epidemic of pesky ghosts that even the EGBs can't seem to defeat, the Mayor calls on a Pied Piper who claims he can rid the city of its demons.
The Crawler
11. The Crawler
September 22, 1997
The bug demon Cohila, who is capable of taking human forms, looks for a female host to be the Queen of his kingdom which will take over New York.
The Unseen
10. The Unseen
September 12, 1997
Eduardo loses his proton gun and Kylie helps him find it...much to her chagrin since she'd rather be busting an eye-stealing demon which terrorizes the city.
9. Killjoys
September 11, 1997
When the EGBs go after evil ghost clowns, laughter vampires who are terrorizing the hearts and minds of Manhattan, Eduardo becomes a clown vampire, too.
Home Is Where the Horror Is
8. Home Is Where the Horror Is
September 10, 1997
The EGBs try to rid a house of ghosts, only to learn that the house itself is a ghost. The Ghostbusters must defeat it before it feeds on two captured children and makes dessert of them.
The Infernal Machine
7. The Infernal Machine
September 9, 1997
In the Middle Ages, an alchemist releases a demon which requires a mechanical host. The demon re-appears in present day New York and puts Roland under its spell, causing him to create a deadly mechanical vehicle for its destructive purposes.
Casting the Runes
6. Casting the Runes
September 8, 1997
After a small-time hood steals a pouch of ancient runes, he learns he can use them to mark people to be possessed and taken to the other side by a demon.
5. Deadliners
September 5, 1997
A novelist is possessed by a demon, causing him to create several ghostly characters which come to life and terrorize New York. Eduardo is instrumental in solving the case since he is a fan of the writer's work.
Fear Itself
4. Fear Itself
September 4, 1997
When a construction site is disturbed, a demon protects its territory by capitalizing on people's fears. The EGBs intervene and they, too, must face their worst nightmares.
The True Face of a Monster
3. The True Face of a Monster
September 3, 1997
A rash of racist vandalism against a Jewish temple results in the appearance of a Golem monster, which hunts the offenders and traps them in clay cocoons.
Darkness at Noon (2)
2. Darkness at Noon (2)
September 2, 1997
The opening of a new subway tunnel releases a deadly spirit, Akira, into New York City. We meet four new ghostbusters and see how they conquer the deadly spirit, who possesses Kylie's body and spreads disease throughout the city.
Darkness at Noon (1)
1. Darkness at Noon (1)
September 1, 1997
The opening of a new subway tunnel releases a deadly spirit, Akira, into New York City. We meet four new ghostbusters and see how they conquer the deadly spirit, who possesses Kylie's body and spreads disease throughout the city.
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Extreme Ghostbusters is available for streaming on the Sony Pictures Television website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Extreme Ghostbusters on demand at and Crackle.
  • Premiere Date
    September 1, 1997
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (3,232)