Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

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Description

Ghostbusters is a comedy film franchise created in 1984. The two films center around a group of eccentric New York City parapsychologists who investigate and capture ghosts for a living. The first film was simply titled Ghostbusters, and was released on June 8, 1984 by Columbia Pictures. The film became a pop culture phenomenon, leading to a sequel, three animated television shows, a novel, a comic series, video games, a large number of action figures, a theme park attraction, and other merchandise.

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It is referred to by these television commercials...

Radio Shack Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to Ghostbusters
Slimer from the Ghostbusters movies series shows up to Radio Shack. He shows up too late though, missing the rest of the 1980s party.
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It is referred to by these movies...

Freddy vs Ghostbusters

This Movie refers to Ghostbusters
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It is referred to by these television episodes...

The Office:
Season:  8  / Episode:  10 
Christmas Wishes

This Television Episode refers to Ghostbusters
Darryl invites Val, the new warehouse foreman, to come to the office Christmas party. She asks what she should wear, and Darryl tells her to dress up. When she arrives wearing an evening gown, Darryl explains that he meant she should dress up more than normal, adding that she is usually dressed like a Ghostbuster.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  9  / Episode:  23 
Last Forever, Part 1

This Television Episode refers to Ghostbusters
Before leaving, Ted and Barney agree to one last high five. A five so high, they call it the Infinity Five. When getting ready for the supreme Infinity Five, Barney and Ted refer to each other as "Ray" and "Dr. Venkman", characters from the Ghostbusters films.

Family Guy:
Season:  12  / Episode:  6 
Life of Brian

This Television Episode refers to Ghostbusters
Peter says, "Who we gonna call... The Griffins" and wants Ghostbuster jumpsuits.

The Office:
Season:  8  / Episode:  5 
Spooked

This Television Episode refers to Ghostbusters
Jim makes fun of Pam's belief in ghosts, asking if she wants to watch a documentary with him - called 'Ghostbusters'.

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Ghostbusters
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Ghostbusters II
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Ghostbusters
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Ghostbusters
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Ghostbusters
performed by Bowling for Soup

Ghostbusters
performed by Ray Parker, Jr.

Ghostbusters
performed by Run-D.M.C.


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