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The NightmareFuel present in this particular series is even higher than in either the live action films or ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' (there's a reason it's called ''"Extreme"''). One can only wonder what another outing for the Boogieman would have been like.

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The NightmareFuel present in this particular series is even higher than in either the live action films or ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' (there's -- there's a reason it's called ''"Extreme"'').''"Extreme"''. One can only wonder what another outing for the Boogieman would have been like.


The NightmareFuel present in this particular series is even higher than in either the live action films or ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters''. One can only wonder what another outing for the Boogieman would have been like.

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The NightmareFuel present in this particular series is even higher than in either the live action films or ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters''.''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' (there's a reason it's called ''"Extreme"''). One can only wonder what another outing for the Boogieman would have been like.


* "Killjoys," the episode where Eduardo gets turned into a grinning vampire clown, pushes the concept of MonsterClown UpToEleven by presenting demons that take on the appearance of clowns and feed on laughter before sucking the victim's entire body into their mouths, leaving only their clothes behind. To make matters worse, these demons are drawn to laughter (even the slightest laugh can attract them), they can turn other people into clown demons like in the case of Eduardo, and they will try to force people to laugh if they aren't doing so already.

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* "Killjoys," the episode where Eduardo gets turned into a grinning vampire clown, pushes the concept of MonsterClown UpToEleven by presenting demons that take on the appearance of clowns and feed on laughter before sucking the victim's entire body into their mouths, leaving only their clothes behind. Think of [[Literature/{{It}} Pennywise]], but with laughter instead of fear... To make matters worse, these demons are drawn to laughter (even the slightest laugh can attract them), they can turn other people into clown demons like in the case of Eduardo, and they will try to force people to laugh if they aren't doing so already.

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** Or you can watch the actual outro sequence [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04HoiqNPwZw here]].


The NightmareFuel present in this particular series is even higher than in ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters''. One can only wonder what another outing for the Boogieman would have been like.

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The NightmareFuel present in this particular series is even higher than in either the live action films or ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters''. One can only wonder what another outing for the Boogieman would have been like.


* Many of the show's [[MonsterOfTheWeek villains]] clearly fall into EldritchAbomination territory. A hell of a lot more often than in ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters''.

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* Many of the show's [[MonsterOfTheWeek villains]] clearly fall into EldritchAbomination territory. A hell of a lot more often than in ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters''.any other entry of the franchise.


* "The Crawler" has Cohila, an ancient insect god, kidnaps Janine to turn her into his new insect queen. Janine's transformation is especially scary because of the weird, womb-like mutation egg she's trapped in before breaking free from it, gasping for air, then screaming in terror because the front of her torso from (apparently) neck to groin has turned into chitin. Also, she begins to look like a praying mantis at one point, which she's coping with, but she apparently still has eyelids.

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* "The Crawler" has Cohila, an ancient insect god, kidnaps kidnap Janine to turn her into his new insect queen. Janine's transformation is especially scary because of the weird, womb-like mutation egg she's trapped in before breaking free from it, gasping for air, then screaming in terror because the front of her torso from (apparently) neck to groin has turned into chitin. Also, she begins to look like a praying mantis at one point, which she's coping with, but she apparently still has eyelids.


* An ancient insect god turns Janine into his new insect queen.
* The episode where Eduardo gets turned into a grinning vampire clown. The episode known as "Killjoy" pushes the concept of MonsterClown up to eleven by presenting demons that take the appearance of clowns and feed on laughter before sucking the victim's entire body into their mouths leaving only their clothes behind. To make matters worse, these clown demons are drawn to laughter and the slightest laugh can set them, can turn other people into clown demons like the case of Eduardo, and will try to force people to laugh if they aren't already.

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* An "The Crawler" has Cohila, an ancient insect god turns god, kidnaps Janine to turn her into his new insect queen.
queen. Janine's transformation is especially scary because of the weird, womb-like mutation egg she's trapped in before breaking free from it, gasping for air, then screaming in terror because the front of her torso from (apparently) neck to groin has turned into chitin. Also, she begins to look like a praying mantis at one point, which she's coping with, but she apparently still has eyelids.
* The "Killjoys," the episode where Eduardo gets turned into a grinning vampire clown. The episode known as "Killjoy" clown, pushes the concept of MonsterClown up to eleven UpToEleven by presenting demons that take on the appearance of clowns and feed on laughter before sucking the victim's entire body into their mouths mouths, leaving only their clothes behind. To make matters worse, these clown demons are drawn to laughter and (even the slightest laugh can set them, attract them), they can turn other people into clown demons like in the case of Eduardo, and they will try to force people to laugh if they aren't doing so already.



** What makes it worse is that, unlike the original story, the Piper got what he originally requested as a reward... so he starts demanding a ridiculously extravagant increase like statue in his honor and an office. It was never about the money, it was about getting the children all along.
* There exists a version of the [[http://ghostbusters.wikia.com/wiki/Extreme_Ghostbusters_Credits outro sequence]] without the theme song, and only has some ambience while the viewer is presented with several disturbingly-detailed sketches of the series' supernatural beasties while some legitimately creepy "ghost sounds" are played back. Without the amazing theme song to groove to, the "ghost sounds" make the presentation of the ghost artwork extra spooky. Several viewers, including some commenters on Website/YouTube, have admitted to being spooked by this "no-BGM" outro for ''years''. [[http://www.theraffon.net/~spookcentral/egb_score.htm Listen to Track 29]] here, it's fittingly titled 'The Creeps'.
* "The Grundel". What can be worse than a monster that that embodies an AdultFear: A child abductor? [[HellIsThatNoise Perhaps most terrifying is its mantra when trying to get Kylie to come out.]] By all accounts, The Grundel did this to her for '''DAYS''', giving her no peace. And then he stole away her only friend while she fearfully begs Jack not to listen. Worse off, the Grundel has a special obsession and hatred for Kylie due to resisting his temptations in the past and devotes himself to killing her once he manages to get free. Imagine if the nightmare from your past remembered you and came back to finish you off.
* "Deadliners". It's an episode about a Creator/StephenKing [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed lookalike]] who writes about beings obviously based off the [[Franchise/{{Hellraiser}} Cenobites]] that were using him to publish books about them that made them real so they can go out and hunt people to use as their flesh sculpture. As expected from such a potentially terrifying premise, the episode had [[http://vignette4.wikia.nocookie.net/ghostbusters/images/f/f8/Deadliners08.jpg/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/125?cb=20110625043106 some]] [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/ghostbusters/images/1/19/Deadliners18.jpg/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/125?cb=20121126061121 of]] ''the'' worst BodyHorror you'd ever find in a WesternAnimation aimed at kids. Not only that, the monsters are invincible unless their script is destroyed which they try to prevent by forcing the writer to write down whatever horrible fate they have in store for their victims.
* In "Slimer's Sacrifice", Slimer is [[BrainwashedAndCrazy brainwashed]] into damaging Eduardo's life support system, to the latter's clear confusion and horror, while grinning widely and then is released to find his friend choking to death before being told he did it all. And the rest of the team has either been [[BrainwashedAndCrazy brainwashed]] into the villain of the episode's loyal minions or fighting for their own lives so there was no one coming to help.

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** What makes it worse is that, unlike the original story, the Piper got what he originally requested as a reward... so he starts demanding a ridiculously extravagant increase like a statue in his honor and an office. It was never about the money, money; it was about getting the children all along.
* There exists a version of the [[http://ghostbusters.wikia.com/wiki/Extreme_Ghostbusters_Credits outro sequence]] without the theme song, and only has some ambience while the viewer is presented with several disturbingly-detailed sketches of the series' supernatural beasties while some legitimately creepy "ghost sounds" are played back. Without the amazing theme song to groove to, the "ghost sounds" make the presentation of the ghost artwork extra spooky. Several viewers, including some commenters on Website/YouTube, have admitted to being spooked by this "no-BGM" outro for ''years''. [[http://www.theraffon.net/~spookcentral/egb_score.htm Listen to Track 29]] here, it's fittingly titled 'The Creeps'.
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"The Grundel". Creeps."
* "Grundelesque," which showcases the return of the Grundel.
What can be worse than a monster that that embodies an AdultFear: A child abductor? [[HellIsThatNoise Perhaps most terrifying is its mantra when trying to get Kylie to come out.]] By all accounts, The the Grundel did this to her for '''DAYS''', giving her no peace. And then he stole away her only friend friend, Jack, while she fearfully begs Jack him not to listen. Worse off, the Grundel has [[ArchEnemy a special obsession and hatred for Kylie Kylie]] due to resisting his temptations in the past and devotes himself to killing her once he manages to get free. Imagine if the nightmare from your past remembered you and came back to finish you off.
* "Deadliners". "Deadliners." It's an episode about a Creator/StephenKing [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed lookalike]] who writes about beings obviously based off the [[Franchise/{{Hellraiser}} Cenobites]] that were using him to publish books about them that made them real so they can go out and hunt people to use as their flesh sculpture. As expected from such a potentially terrifying premise, the episode had [[http://vignette4.wikia.nocookie.net/ghostbusters/images/f/f8/Deadliners08.jpg/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/125?cb=20110625043106 some]] [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/ghostbusters/images/1/19/Deadliners18.jpg/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/125?cb=20121126061121 of]] ''the'' worst BodyHorror you'd ever find in a WesternAnimation cartoon aimed at kids. Not only that, the monsters are invincible unless their script is destroyed which they try to prevent by forcing the writer to write down whatever horrible fate they have in store for their victims.
* In "Slimer's Sacrifice", Sacrifice," Slimer is [[BrainwashedAndCrazy brainwashed]] into damaging Eduardo's life support system, to the latter's clear confusion and horror, while grinning widely and then is released to find his friend choking to death before being told he did it all. And the rest of the team has either been [[BrainwashedAndCrazy brainwashed]] into the villain of the episode's loyal minions or fighting for their own lives so there was no one coming to help.

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The NightmareFuel present in this particular series is even higher than in ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters''. One can only wonder what another outing for the Boogieman would have been like.
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* The original 'no-BGM' version of the credits sequence, with the outro track "The Creeps" and lots of spooky ghost sounds, legitimately scared a significant number of viewers.

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* The original 'no-BGM' There exists a version of the credits sequence, with the [[http://ghostbusters.wikia.com/wiki/Extreme_Ghostbusters_Credits outro track "The Creeps" sequence]] without the theme song, and lots only has some ambience while the viewer is presented with several disturbingly-detailed sketches of spooky ghost sounds, the series' supernatural beasties while some legitimately scared a significant number creepy "ghost sounds" are played back. Without the amazing theme song to groove to, the "ghost sounds" make the presentation of viewers.the ghost artwork extra spooky. Several viewers, including some commenters on Website/YouTube, have admitted to being spooked by this "no-BGM" outro for ''years''. [[http://www.theraffon.net/~spookcentral/egb_score.htm Listen to Track 29]] here, it's fittingly titled 'The Creeps'.


* The [[ThePiedPiperOfHamelin Pied Piper]] who leads the ghosts out of the city. It turns out that he is also a HumanoidAbomination ghost that projects the ghost from a mouth in its chest and when he doesn't get his payment he attempts to lead the children out of the city as well, and into the sea. The musical riff that the piper plays is scary too.

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* The [[ThePiedPiperOfHamelin [[Literature/ThePiedPiperOfHamelin Pied Piper]] who leads the ghosts out of the city. It turns out that he is also a HumanoidAbomination ghost that projects the ghost from a mouth in its chest and when he doesn't get his payment he attempts to lead the children out of the city as well, and into the sea. The musical riff that the piper plays is scary too.


* The episode where Eduardo gets turned into a grinning vampire clown.

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* The episode where Eduardo gets turned into a grinning vampire clown. The episode known as "Killjoy" pushes the concept of MonsterClown up to eleven by presenting demons that take the appearance of clowns and feed on laughter before sucking the victim's entire body into their mouths leaving only their clothes behind. To make matters worse, these clown demons are drawn to laughter and the slightest laugh can set them, can turn other people into clown demons like the case of Eduardo, and will try to force people to laugh if they aren't already.



* "Deadliners". It's an episode about a Creator/StephenKing [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed lookalike]] who writes about beings obviously based off the [[Franchise/{{Hellraiser}} Cenobites]] that were using him to publish books about them that made them real so they can go out and hunt people to use as their flesh sculpture. As expected from such a potentially terrifying premise, the episode had [[http://vignette4.wikia.nocookie.net/ghostbusters/images/f/f8/Deadliners08.jpg/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/125?cb=20110625043106 some]] [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/ghostbusters/images/1/19/Deadliners18.jpg/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/125?cb=20121126061121 of]] ''the'' worst BodyHorror you'd ever find in a WesternAnimation aimed at kids.

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* "Deadliners". It's an episode about a Creator/StephenKing [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed lookalike]] who writes about beings obviously based off the [[Franchise/{{Hellraiser}} Cenobites]] that were using him to publish books about them that made them real so they can go out and hunt people to use as their flesh sculpture. As expected from such a potentially terrifying premise, the episode had [[http://vignette4.wikia.nocookie.net/ghostbusters/images/f/f8/Deadliners08.jpg/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/125?cb=20110625043106 some]] [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/ghostbusters/images/1/19/Deadliners18.jpg/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/125?cb=20121126061121 of]] ''the'' worst BodyHorror you'd ever find in a WesternAnimation aimed at kids. Not only that, the monsters are invincible unless their script is destroyed which they try to prevent by forcing the writer to write down whatever horrible fate they have in store for their victims.


* The [[ThePiedPiperOfHamelin Pied Piper]] who leads the ghosts out of the city. It turns out that he is also a ghost and when he doesn't get his payment he attempts to lead the children out of the city as well, and into the sea. The musical riff that the piper plays is scary too.
** What makes it worse is that, unlike the original story, the Piper got what he originally requested as a reward... so he starts demanding a ridiculously extravagant increase. It was never about the money, it was about getting the children all along.

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* The [[ThePiedPiperOfHamelin Pied Piper]] who leads the ghosts out of the city. It turns out that he is also a HumanoidAbomination ghost that projects the ghost from a mouth in its chest and when he doesn't get his payment he attempts to lead the children out of the city as well, and into the sea. The musical riff that the piper plays is scary too.
** What makes it worse is that, unlike the original story, the Piper got what he originally requested as a reward... so he starts demanding a ridiculously extravagant increase.increase like statue in his honor and an office. It was never about the money, it was about getting the children all along.


* "The Grundel". What can be worse than a monster that that embodies an AdultFear: A child abductor? [[HellIsThatNoise Perhaps most terrifying is its mantra when trying to get Kylie to come out.]] By all accounts, The Grundel did this to her for '''DAYS''', giving her no peace. And then he stole away her only friend while she fearfully begs Jack not to listen.

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* "The Grundel". What can be worse than a monster that that embodies an AdultFear: A child abductor? [[HellIsThatNoise Perhaps most terrifying is its mantra when trying to get Kylie to come out.]] By all accounts, The Grundel did this to her for '''DAYS''', giving her no peace. And then he stole away her only friend while she fearfully begs Jack not to listen. Worse off, the Grundel has a special obsession and hatred for Kylie due to resisting his temptations in the past and devotes himself to killing her once he manages to get free. Imagine if the nightmare from your past remembered you and came back to finish you off.


* "The Grundel". What can be worse than a monster that that embodies an AdultFear: A child abductor? [[HellIsThatNoise Perhaps most terrifying is its mantra when trying to get Kylie to come out.]] By all accounts, The Grundel did this to her for '''DAYS''', giving her no peace.
** To say nothing of the AdultFear this must have induced in [[PapaWolf Egon]]; one of the most horrific monsters he ever faced is now stalking one of his proteges and will stop at nothing to find and likely destroy her.

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* "The Grundel". What can be worse than a monster that that embodies an AdultFear: A child abductor? [[HellIsThatNoise Perhaps most terrifying is its mantra when trying to get Kylie to come out.]] By all accounts, The Grundel did this to her for '''DAYS''', giving her no peace.
** To say nothing of the AdultFear this must have induced in [[PapaWolf Egon]]; one of the most horrific monsters
peace. And then he ever faced is now stalking one of his proteges and will stop at nothing stole away her only friend while she fearfully begs Jack not to find and likely destroy her.listen.

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