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Ghostbusters (1984)

Ray: You know, it just occurred to me that we really haven't had a successful test of this equipment.
Egon: I blame myself.
Peter: So do I.
Ray: Well, no sense in worrying about it now.
Peter: Why worry? Each of us is wearing an unlicensed nuclear accelerator on his back.

Peter: Come in, Ray.
Ray: Venkman! I saw it, I saw it, I saw it!
Peter: It's right here, Ray. It's looking at me.
Ray: He's an ugly little spud, isn't he?
Peter: I think he can hear you, Ray.
Ray: Don't move. It won't hurt you.
("Slimer"note  roars at Peter while rushing towards him while Peter screams)
Ray: Venkman! Venkman! Venkman, are you okay?
Peter: He slimed me.
Ray: That's great! Actual, physical contact! Can you move?
Egon (on walkie talkie): Ray! Ray, come in, please!
Ray: I feel so funky. Spengler! I'm with Venkman! He got slimed!
Egon: That's great, Ray. Save some for me.

Peter: What are we doing today Zuul?
Dana (possessed by Zuul): We must prepare for the coming of Gozer.
Peter: Gozer, huh...
Dana: The Destructor!

Dana (possessed by Zuul): I want you inside me.
[Peter laughs it off]
Peter: Go ahead. No, I can't. Sounds like you've got at least two people in there already. Might be a little crowded.

Dana (possessed by Zuul): There is no Dana, there is only Zuul.
Peter: Oh Zuulie, you're a nut now come. I want to talk to Dana. Dana, just relax. Come on. Dana, Dana, can I talk to Dana?
Dana (in an inhuman growling voice): There is no Dana, only Zuuuul!
Peter: What a lovely singing voice you must have.

Louis (possessed by Vinz Clortho): I am the Keymaster.
Dana (possessed by Zuul): I am the Gatekeeper.

Peter: This city is headed for a disaster of biblical proportions.
Mayor: What do you mean, "biblical"?
Ray: What he means is Old Testament, Mr. Mayor, real wrath of God type stuff.
Peter: Exactly.
Ray: Fire and brimstone coming down from the skies! Rivers and seas boiling!
Egon: Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes...
Winston: The dead rising from the grave!
Peter: Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!
Mayor: Enough, I get the point! What if you're wrong?
Peter: If we're wrong, then nothing happens! We go to jail, peacefully, quietly... We'll enjoy it! But if we're right, and we can stop this thing... Lenny. You will have saved the lives... of millions... of registered voters.
Peck: I do not believe you are seriously considering listening to these men.
Mayor: [gestures at Peck] ...get him out of here.

[Dana transforms into Zuul's Terror Dog form]
Peter: Ok, so... she's a dog.

Egon: I have a radical idea. The door swings both ways, we can reverse the particle flow through the gate.
Peter: How?
Egon: [beat] We'll cross the streams.
Peter: 'Scuse me Egon? You said crossing the streams was bad!
Ray: Cross the streams...
Peter: You're gonna endanger us, you're gonna endanger our client - the nice lady, who paid us in advance, before she became a dog...
Egon: Not necessarily. There's definitely a very slim chance we'll survive.
(beat while they consider this)
Peter: [slaps Ray] I love this plan! I'm excited to be a part of it! LET'S DO IT!
Winston: This job is definitely not worth eleven-five a year!

Ray: We're the Ghostbusters.
Louis Tully: Who does your taxes?

Ghostbusters II

Prosecutor: I'll ask you again, Dr. Venkman, why were you digging the hole? And please remember you're under oath.
Peter: There are some things in this world that go way beyond human understanding. Things that cannot be explained. Things that some don't even want to know about! That is where we come in.
Prosecutor: So what you're saying is that the world of the supernatural is your exclusive province?
Peter: Kitten, I think that what I'm saying is that: sometimes, shit happens, someone has to deal with it, and Who You Gonna Call??

Louis Tully: Your Honor, ladies and gentleman of the-of the audience, I don't think it's fair to call my clients frauds. Sure, the blackout was a big problem for everybody. I was trapped in an elevator for two hours and I had to make the whole time. But I don't blame them. Because one time, I turned into a dog and they helped me. Thank you.


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