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"The Ransom of Greenspud"

Production #201016
Season 4, Episode 16

Aired: Saturday December 9, 1989
on ABC

Writer: Stan Phillips

Synopsis: Other ghosts kidnap Slimer to obtain the release of Spiderlegs from the containment unit.

Guest Stars
  • Rodger Bumpass [Louis Tully, Moon Man]

Regular Cast Incidentals
  • Dave Coulier [Mopes]
  • Maurice LaMarche [Grub]
  • Frank Welker [Larvy, Spiderlegs]

Fun Facts
  • Title Reference: "The Ransom of Red Chief" is a 1907 short story by O. Henry first published in The Saturday Evening Post. It follows two men who kidnap and attempt to ransom a wealthy Alabaman's son; eventually, the men are driven to distraction by the boy's spoiled and hyperactive behavior, and end up having to pay the boy's father to take him back.
  • The voice actors were recorded on July 17 and 19, 1989. Dave Coulier and Rodger Bumpass recorded on July 17, 1989. Frank Welker, Maurice LaMarche, and Buster Jones recorded on July 19, 1989.
  • This is a 15 minute episode.
  • Spiderlegs' name is misspelled on the monitor as "Spiderless".


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