History WesternAnimation / TheRealGhostbusters

20th Jun '17 1:35:24 PM fruitstripegum
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* StylisticSuck: Crops up in "Take Two." What the producer ''claims'' is the inside of the Containment Unit looks like a set reused from a previous sci-fi movie.



* StylisticSuck: Crops up in "Take Two." What the producer ''claims'' is the inside of the Containment Unit looks like a set reused from a previous sci-fi movie.



* WeaksauceWeakness: The aforementioned ghost in "The Headless Motorcyclist" was practically unstoppable, relentlessly chasing his targets and trying to bomb them with flaming cyclist helmets. However, when the Ghostbusters trick him into [[CannotCrossRunningWater driving onto a bridge over a river by camouflaging it with a hologram of a normal street, the ghost is instantly paralyzed]]. Capture went without a hitch.



* WeirdScience: The cornerstone of the ''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}'' franchise.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: The Sandman, in "Mr. Sandman, Dream Me a Dream," is one. His race is responsible for helping people around the world sleep, but he's so fed up with humanity's warring and fighting that he decides that putting everyone in a five-hundred-year slumber is the only way to bring peace to the planet. Of course, his methods [[YourMindMakesItReal make sleeping people's dreams come to life]], but initially, those dream-creatures, for the most part, weren't trying to hurt anyone; it was only after the Ghostbusters annoyed the Sandman that he turned the beasts into nightmarish monsters.



* WeaksauceWeakness: The aforementioned ghost in "The Headless Motorcyclist" was practically unstoppable, relentlessly chasing his targets and trying to bomb them with flaming cyclist helmets. However, when the Ghostbusters trick him into [[CannotCrossRunningWater driving onto a bridge over a river by camouflaging it with a hologram of a normal street, the ghost is instantly paralyzed]]. Capture went without a hitch.
* WeirdScience: The cornerstone of the ''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}'' franchise.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: The Sandman, in "Mr. Sandman, Dream Me a Dream," is one. His race is responsible for helping people around the world sleep, but he's so fed up with humanity's warring and fighting that he decides that putting everyone in a five-hundred-year slumber is the only way to bring peace to the planet. Of course, his methods [[YourMindMakesItReal make sleeping people's dreams come to life]], but initially, those dream-creatures, for the most part, weren't trying to hurt anyone; it was only after the Ghostbusters annoyed the Sandman that he turned the beasts into nightmarish monsters.
20th Jun '17 1:32:54 PM fruitstripegum
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* OutOfOrder: Comparing the syndicated episode premiere dates and the DVD ordering, one can see a multitude of differences. Due to its stand-alone nature, this would've hardly been noticeable for the series, except for two major examples:
** "Cold Cash and Hot Water" premiered before both "Venkman's Ghost Repellers" and "The Spirit of Aunt Lois" - despite those two formally introducing Peter's dad and Doctor Basingame, respectively. ("Cold Cash and Hot Water" even references Basingame's bogus seance at Aunt Lois' house.)
** "Slimer, Is That You?" and "Transylvanian Homesick Blues" features a weird example. The former was produced as part of the syndicated package and the latter for ABC. However, the two were somehow flipped, with "Slimer, Is That You?" premiering September 26, 1987 on ABC and "Transylvanian Homesick Blues" December 11, 1987 in syndication (the last premiere episode in the syndication run, no less.) It's largely noticeable due to the different voices for Peter and Janine (though the latter maintained her original design in both episodes).
** Many viewers were likely confused when they first saw the Syndicated episodes that had Peter and Janine with their original voices, and the latter with her original look (they began the same time as the 2nd ABC season), unaware that they had been in the can for a year, and some of them were released on VHS by Creator/MagicWindow, the children's division of Creator/RCAColumbiaPicturesHomeVideo, before they were broadcast.
20th Jun '17 1:32:09 PM fruitstripegum
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* NoodleIncident: In "The Haunting of Heck House" Ray and Winston are the only ones to go upstairs to their rooms and wind up regretting it, discussing it later in the dining room.
-->'''Ray:''' ...and it...it tried to grab me.
-->'''Winston:''' I don't wanna remember, eat your dinner.
-->'''Ray:''' Yeah, I'll eat my dinner, good idea. <picks up a sandwich with green lettuce> It was...it was ''green'', Winston...


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* NoodleIncident: In "The Haunting of Heck House" Ray and Winston are the only ones to go upstairs to their rooms and wind up regretting it, discussing it later in the dining room.
-->'''Ray:''' ...and it...it tried to grab me.
-->'''Winston:''' I don't wanna remember, eat your dinner.
-->'''Ray:''' Yeah, I'll eat my dinner, good idea. <picks up a sandwich with green lettuce> It was...it was ''green'', Winston...
20th Jun '17 1:29:51 PM fruitstripegum
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* FlashBack: As part of an EvilCounterpart episode, it showed the team discarding their old, evil-marshmallow-encrusted uniforms and building replacements for the equipment damaged in the first film's climax. And as a result of being encrusted with ectoplasm, the originals then became the team's ghostly {{Evil Twin}}s.


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* FlashBack: As part of an EvilCounterpart episode, it showed the team discarding their old, evil-marshmallow-encrusted uniforms and building replacements for the equipment damaged in the first film's climax. And as a result of being encrusted with ectoplasm, the originals then became the team's ghostly {{Evil Twin}}s.
20th Jun '17 1:29:02 PM fruitstripegum
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* CoolCar: The Ecto-1.


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* CoolCar: The Ecto-1.
20th Jun '17 8:33:58 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
** In one episode, has to go wake the boys for a job, pausing before opening the door to ask "Is everyone decent?"
** In another, Janine is pushing her way through a crowd to reach the team, stopping as she does and shouting, "HEY, watch your hands, pal!" to a guy behind her.



* GilliganCut: See SomethingWeForgot. In "Killerwatt", Janine is left to run a pedal powered generator when the power goes off. Fast forward--monster defeated, power back on, heroes are celebrating, but "Wait--we forgot to tell Janine to stop, she must still be pedaling the generator.. nah she'd have figured out she can stop by now right?" GilliganCut to Janine STILL pedaling.

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* GilliganCut: See SomethingWeForgot. GilliganCut:
** Overlapping with SomethingWeForgot:
In "Killerwatt", Janine is left to run a pedal powered generator when the power goes off. Fast forward--monster defeated, power back on, heroes are celebrating, but "Wait--we forgot to tell Janine to stop, she must still be pedaling the generator.. nah she'd have figured out she can stop by now right?" GilliganCut to Janine STILL pedaling.
29th May '17 8:44:24 PM bweb
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** In "The Collect Call of Cathulhu", Winston tells Peter "[[GeorgeOfTheJungle You knew the job was dangerous when you took it.]]", a common line from the Super Chicken segment.
19th May '17 2:57:48 PM GoblinCipher
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* BlondeBrunetteRedhead: Egon is the blond, Peter and Winston are the brunets, and Janine and Ray are the redheads.
30th Apr '17 1:12:24 AM WillDraco
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* HauntedHeadquarters: The Ghostbusters share their home with thousands of entities they've caught. Although the ghosts are isolated in their basement containment unit, there's always the threat of a jailbreak that can turn the firehouse into Spook Central.
30th Apr '17 12:15:21 AM WillDraco
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** In ''Ragnarok and Roll,'' Egon is forced to hurl an overloading PKE meter through a window, blowing a crater in the sidewalk about the size of a VW beetle, and that was just from scanning an ancient parchment for all of a second.

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** In ''Ragnarok and Roll,'' Roll'' Egon is forced to hurl an overloading PKE meter through a window, blowing a crater in the sidewalk about the size of a VW beetle, and that was just from scanning an ancient parchment for all of a second.
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