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"The Grundel"

Production #140011
Season 2, Episode 11

Aired: Saturday November 14, 1987
on ABC

Writer: J. Michael Straczynski

Synopsis: When an evil spirit takes possession of a young boy, his brother asks the Ghostbusters to save him.

Guest Stars
  • Jonathan Brandis [Lee Meredith, Kid]
  • Rodger Bumpass [Grundel, Mr. Meredith]
  • Carl Steven [Alec Meredith]

Regular Cast Incidentals
  • Dave Coulier [Cop]
  • Arsenio Hall [Jabberwock]
  • Maurice LaMarche [Peter]
  • Kath Soucie [Jabberwock]

Fun Facts
  • The script for this episode can be found on The Real Ghostbusters Scripts page.
  • Title Reference: The name of the main bad guy - duh!
  • The voice actors were recorded on August 7 and November 6, 1987. Maurice LaMarche filled in as Peter on November 6, 1987.
  • The guys whistle the "Inspector Gadget" theme song. "Inspector Gadget" was another cartoon series produced by DIC.
  • In the book Egon's looking through, you can see pictures of Drool, the Dog-Faced Goblin and the Bird of Kildarby (both from episodes of the same name).
  • It's mentioned that Alec kicked Mrs. Faversham's cat. Mrs. Faversham's attic was haunted in the episode "The Thing In Mrs. Faversham's Attic".
  • The Extreme Ghostbusters episode "Grundelesque" is a sequel to this episode.


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