Funshine Friday: ‘The Ghost Busters’ (1975)

'The Ghost Busters' TV title, 1975

‘The Ghost Busters’ TV title, 1975

Filmation’s live-action kid’s series, The Ghost Busters originally ran from September through December, 1975. 15 episodes were produced. The show features a trio of apparition-chasing detectives; Kong (Forrest Tucker), Eddie Spencer (Larry Storch) and Tracy the Gorilla (Bob Burns).

Who ya gonna call? (L-R: Eddie Spencer (Larry Storch), Kong (Forrest Tucker), Tracy (Bob Burns)

Who ya gonna call? (L-R: Eddie Spencer (Larry Storch), Kong (Forrest Tucker), Tracy (Bob Burns)

Yes, these three ne’er-do-wells were the first “Ghost Busters” and beat Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray to the screen by nine years. Catch the intro for the series below and have a happy Funshine Friday!

The Ghost Busters TV Intro, 1975

The Ghost Busters Wiki, IMDb

Previously, on Funshine Friday: ‘The Ant and the Aardvark’ – ‘Don’t Hustle An Ant With Muscle’

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