|"Don't Forget The Motor City"
Season 1-Syndicated, Episode 20
Aired: Thursday December 3, 1987
Writer: Dennys McCoy, Pamela Hickey
When Peter's new car blows up, the Ghostbusters are invited to the Generous Motors factory to find what's causing all those models to self-destruct...Gremlins!
- Title Reference: Motor City is a nickname for Detroit, Michigan due to several automotive plants being located there. The 1964 song "Dancing in the Street", originally recorded by Martha and the Vandellas, contains the lyric "can't forget the motor city". It was covered twice in the 1980's, once by Van Halen in 1982, and then by Mick Jagger and David Bowie in 1985. The Jagger/Bowie recording is the only one where "can't" is replaced with "don't".
- Janine sings the Inspector Gadget theme song, and then so does Slimer. "Inspector Gadget" was another cartoon series produced by DIC.