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"Ghostbusters: The Animated Series" (1986) is an American cartoon based on the 1975 television show called "The Ghost Busters" -- and has nothing to do with the 1984 movie. In the cartoon, two guys and a sapient talking gorilla battle supernatural menaces. Chief among their enemies is an undead wizard called Prime Evil.

Vivendi Entertainment
2 Seasons, 72 Episodes
September 8, 1986
Animation & Cartoons
7.6/10
Cast: Frank Welker, Maurice LaMarche, Arsenio Hall, Lorenzo Music
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Ghostbusters: The Animated Series Full Episode Guide

  • When Jake and Tracy are zapped by Count Freeze, the Wizard of Castle Blackstone offers Eddie a chance to become a super hero.

  • Eddie and Tracy go in search of a buried treasure and wind up lost in the dark tunnels of Planet Doom.

  • Prime Evil uses magic to lure the Ghostbusters into the topsy-turvy world of an eerie landscape painting.

  • Prime Evil sends his crew to halt progress on a super submarine.

  • Prime Evil turns the Ghostbusters into five-year-olds to discourage them from becoming adult Ghostbusters.

  • A Scottish boy accidentally releases the spirit of Slort, King of the Trolls.

  • Prime Evil creates an enormous volcano to push the Earth out of orbit.

  • Belfry's country cousin Beauregard visits the Ghost Command and helps defeat Mr. Squid.

  • Corky boasts to his friend Tony that he's a Ghostbuster.

  • Jake and his family are being turned into werewolves.

  • Eddie finds himself chained to a large voodoo monster that the Ghostbusters have been hired to capture.

  • The Ghostbusters must replace the Diamond of Gloom by the full moon or the Earth will be forever cursed.

  • Prime Evil sends the world back to the time of Ancient Babylon as part of a plot to take over.

  • The Ghostbusters' wilderness vacation turns into a hunt for a magical Sleeping Goblin.

  • Prime Evil tricks Belfry into shrinking the Ghostbusters.

  • The Ghostbusters travel to a moon colony in the future to install anti-ghost security devices.

  • Prime Evil kidnaps a young computer genius to help him take over the computers that control nuclear missiles.

  • The Ghostbusters and bats Rafter, Eaves, and Beauregard, come to the rescue when Madame Why is captured by the evil Wormroot.

  • The evil ghost, Harpoon, kidnaps the ghost of Moby Dick in order to capture spaceliners.

  • The ghost of Don Quixote arrives to protect a Spanish farmer and his family from an unscrupulous mine owner.

  • The Ghostbusters intervene when Prime Evil attempts to hijack a space ship.

  • Prime Evil and his gang pose as aliens visiting Earth in the future.

  • Fangster captures Corky's new dog as part of a plot to turn all dogs into an army of werewolf slaves.

  • The Great Ghost Gorilla kidnaps Tracy to use him as the model for an army of super robot gorillas.

  • The Tooth Scaries are persuaded by Prime Evil to steal the legendary Diamond of the Nile.

  • The Ghostbusters go to fairytale land to rescue a princess from a Troll.

  • It's up to the Ghostbusters to prevent Haunter from stealing the Royal Crown of Patronia and becoming king.

  • The Ghostbusters must rescue Fuddy when he's mistaken for Merlin and taken to Hauntquarters.

  • Prime Evil attempts to amplify Belfry's blast in order to destroy the world.

  • Dracula returns to Transylvania, and it's up to the Ghostbusters to stop him.

  • Jessica is captured by New York City's Phantom of the Big Apple.

  • Jessica, Futura and the Ghostbusters travel to China to find out why a Sleeping Dragon is turning people to stone.

  • The Ghostbusters journey to the center of the Earth.

  • Prime Evil turns the Ghostbusters into five-year-olds to discourage them from becoming adult Ghostbusters.

  • Corky boasts to his friend Tony that he's a Ghostbuster.

  • Jake and his family are being turned into werewolves.

  • Prime Evil tricks Belfry into shrinking the Ghostbusters.

  • The ghost of Don Quixote arrives to protect a Spanish farmer and his family from an unscrupulous mine owner.

  • The Tooth Scaries are persuaded by Prime Evil to steal the legendary Diamond of the Nile.

  • Dracula returns to Transylvania, and it's up to the Ghostbusters to stop him.

  • The Ghostbusters rescue Madam Why and her crystal ball from Prime Evil's dungeons.

  • A futuristic ghost invades the Star Base Crusader's master computer and the Ghostbusters shrink down for a closer look.

  • Count Grumpette creates an evil double of Tracy in order to frame the Ghostbusters.

  • Toxic waste in the sewers causes the entire tow to go crazy.

  • The Ghostbusters travel to the North Pole to stop prime Evil from taking over the world's underground layer.

  • It's the Ghost Buggy versus Prime Evil's Beastly Buggy in a race around the world.

  • The Ghostbusters investigate why Prime Evil has been haunting a young boy's telescope.

  • The Ghostbusters travel to Ancient Rome to prevent Prime Evil from capturing Caesar's magical wreath.

  • Prime Evil brings back dinosaurs from the past to terrorize Earth.

  • The Ghostbusters travel to Sweden to rescue Jessica from a sneak ghost attack and end up on a runaway train.

  • Futura's nephew and his rock band are captured by a slug-like energy called Corpulon.

  • When Prime Evil leaves, Bratarat takes over Hauntquarters and tries to conquer London.

  • The Ghostbusters save an amusement park after prime Evil sends Apparitia to haunt it.

  • When Prime Evil unleashes a wailing banshee, the Ghostbusters search for a leprechaun to combat it.

  • When the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow comes to the Ghostbuster's office, Jake gives the spirit a chance to redeem himself.

  • The Ghostbusters journey to the distant future to stop Cyman from destroying Futura's spaceship.

  • Prime Evil turns to the Ghostbusters when he is cursed with a spell that can only be broken by performing a good deed.

  • Prime Evil creates a dragon to melt the polar ice caps and flood the world.

  • A powerful Spectre Sceptre enables Big Evil to imprison Prime Evil and take over Hauntquarters.

  • Tracy is captured by Prime Evil and placed in a machine that replaces his memories with ones in which Prime Evil is the champion.

  • Eddie single-handedly tries to de-haunt a western ghost town.

  • Prime Evil attempts to capture Tracy, but ends up with Eddie instead.

  • Prime Evil attempts to replace the Statue of Liberty with a statue of himself.

  • The Ghostbusters journey to Paris for the unveiling of their statues in Madame Tutu's Wax Museum and save the Eiffel Tower from the Tooth Scaries.

  • Prime Evil creates a giant mummy to scare workers off of the oil fields.

  • The Ghostbusters travel back in time to the 1600s to rescue Futura from Prime Evil at the Salem witch trials.

  • Jake and Eddie find their fathers and come into their own as Ghostbusters when they dispatch Prime Evil and his horde.

  • The Ghostbusters team up with wizard Fuddy to defeat Sir Trance-A-Lot and recover the next piece of the stone then travel to ancient Egypt.

  • The Ghostbusters travel to the future and learn of an ancient stone tablet that has clues to their fathers' whereabouts.

  • When the senior Ghostbusters turn the business over to their sons, the next generation must start bagging ghosts sooner than planned.

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