016 THE REAL GHOSTBUSTERS

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BINGE AND PODCAST - “Venkman hates Mondays and Stanz digs Daphne” (1986)“  If there’s something strange in your Netflix queue, who you gonna call … keeping in mind, there are TWO Ghotbusters in the phone-book and the first one listed is not actually the real ones even though they’re technically the first ones.  Ahm … Bob and Tim are talking about the ones you remember … unless you got a thing for apes in cargo shorts.  Then we’re talking about the other ones.

00:00:00 - PRE-SHOW PRATTLE - a base of preparation

00:00:50 - CHANGING SEASONS -what’s with the year round finales? / "main title theme from Ghostbusters”

00:07:21 - WIKI TWEAKS - Top of the box office and a Star Wars reference

00:15:25 - FALL 1986 - binge watching THE REAL GHOSTBUSTERS

00:19:02 - PARANORMAL PASSIONS - Tim is afraid of some ghosts

00:24:49 - NOT READY FOR FOURTH GRADE PLAYERS - is GHOSTBUSTERS a kid’s movie?

00:28:05 - THE OTHER GHOSTBUSTERS - varying quality and competing cartoons

00:33:50 - TOTAL PROTONIC REVERSAL - Trapping the spirit of the movie

00:41:03 - CUE THE ORKO - Bob is not fond of Slimer

00:45:59 - HORRIFIC GOOSEBUMPS - a scarier show than the movie

00:50:24 - REPEATING PHANTASM - reoccurring motifs and are those saxophones?

00:52:13 - PKE READINGS - tv ghosts verses movie ghosts

00:58:06 - IN A CANNING’S HOUSE - the token ODD SQUAD reference

01:00:25 - EVERYBODY LOVES EGON - voice-work and its impact on memory

01:08:53 - THE PANGS OF BEING NOSTALGIC - does THE REAL GHOSTBUSTERS hold up?

01:15:08 - POP FIVE - cartoons based on movies / “Ghostbusters (instrumental)”

01:19:15 - CLOSINGS - Contacts, plugs and no catchphrase / “Ghost Of A Smile”

PODCAST SHOUT ABOUT:  Check out THE CANNON, a weekly look at list-making toward what might be considered the greatest films of all time hosted HERE by film critic Amy Nicholson.

Check out the original studio promo pitch for The Real Ghostbuster cartoon HERE.

Watch the three part documentary SLIMER WOULDN’T DO THAT featuring interviews with Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and the creative team behind the Real Ghostbuster cartoon HERE, HERE and HERE.

Accidentally stumble over THIS opening for another cartoon entitled GHOSTBUSTERS HERE.

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MUSIC FEATURED IN TODAY’S EPISODE:

“Main Title Theme From Ghostbusters” composed by Elmer Bernstein for the original motion picture soundtrack to the 1984 movie GHOSTBUSTERS.

“Ghostbusters (Instrumental)” written by Ray Parker Jr. also for the original motion picture soundtrack to the 1984 movie GHOSTBUSTERS.

“Ghost Of A smile” performed by The Pogues off their 1990 release HELL’S DITCH.

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