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"The Boogieman Cometh"

Production #75008
Season 1-Network, Episode 8

Aired: Saturday October 18, 1986
on ABC

Writer: Michael Reaves

Synopsis: Two small children hire the Ghostbusters to get rid of the Boogieman in their closet, a being with whom Egon is well-acquainted.

Guest Stars
  • Louisa Abernathy [Mrs. Carter]
  • Susan Blu [Megan, Kenny]

Regular Cast Incidentals
  • Arsenio Hall [Mr. Carter]
  • Maurice LaMarche [Louie, Boy]
  • Lorenzo Music [Parent, Man]
  • Laura Summer [Girl, Woman]
  • Frank Welker [Bogeyman]

Fun Facts
  • Title Reference: "The Iceman Cometh" is a play written by Eugene O'Neill, which premiered on Broadway at the Martin Beck Theatre on October 9, 1946, where it ran for 136 performances before closing on March 15, 1947.
  • The voice actors were recorded on June 24, 1986 and July 1, 1986.
  • This episode exists with two different full-length audio tracks; one in which Lorenzo Music is Peter and Laura Summer is Janine, and the other where Dave Coulier is Peter and Kath Soucie is Janine. Dave recorded his lines on January 27 and 28, 1988. Kath recorded her lines on January 29, 1988. For more information and multimedia, see the Alternate Episodes page.
  • This episode was adapted for View-Master (the classic children's toy which presents images in 3D when looked through the viewer).


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