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Category: "Real Ghostbusters"

The Real Ghostbusters: The Complete Series Unofficial/Bootleg Blu-ray Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Feb. 15, 2021 at 5:07 PM , Categories: Real Ghostbusters, Home Video
Sony recently began uploading full episodes of The Real Ghostbusters to the official Ghostbusters YouTube channel, which I have been documenting here on Spook Central. (Sony's Extreme Ghostbusters episode uploads are being documented here.) This is… more »
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Hasbro's Kenner Classics: GhostPopper Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Feb. 9, 2021 at 11:50 PM , Categories: Real Ghostbusters, Toys
Hasbro's Kenner Classics line continues with the Kenner Classics: GhostPopper. Read on to find out more about it... more »
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Hasbro PulseCon 2020 - Ghostbusters Panel Recap & Product Reveals

 By Paul Rudoff on Sep. 26, 2020 at 10:33 PM , Categories: Real Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Toys
Hasbro held their live-streaming PulseCon convention yesterday and today on the Hasbro Pulse YouTube channel. The event, hosted by Jackie Jennings, featured product reveals and interviews with various people associated with the brands Hasbro makes toys… more »
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Hasbro 2020 Toy Fair - Attendee Report & Ghostbusters Product Line Details

 By Paul Rudoff on Feb. 25, 2020 at 9:15 PM , Categories: Personal, Ghostbusters 1, Real Ghostbusters, Reviews & Merch, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Filming Locations, 2016 Parody Remake
On Saturday February 22, 2020, I attended the Hasbro 2020 Toy Fair in New York City, an offshoot of the larger New York Toy Fair going on elsewhere in the city at the same time. Thanks to the invitation-only event, I was able to be amongst the first to… more »
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Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue Rental VHS & Bootleg DVD Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Dec. 24, 2019 at 4:53 PM , Categories: Real Ghostbusters, Home Video
Cartoon All-Stars To The Rescue was a half-hour animated drug prevention special starring many of the popular cartoon characters from American Saturday morning television shows, which was simulcast on April 21, 1990 on all three major American… more »
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The Real Ghostbusters Music & Effects CDs and Spook Central Multimedia Update

 By Paul Rudoff on Oct. 3, 2019 at 3:49 PM , Categories: Spook Central, Real Ghostbusters
Eleven years ago, Time Life released The Real Ghostbusters: Complete Collection. Since it's been out-of-print for almost half as long, I figured that it was finally time to add the exclusive content from it to Spook Central. more »
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Ghostbusters Fan Fest 2019

 By Paul Rudoff on Aug. 28, 2019 at 11:28 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Miscellaneous, Ghostbusters 2, Real Ghostbusters, Extreme Ghostbusters, Cast & Crew, Fans, 2016 Parody Remake
On Friday June 7th and Saturday June 8th 2019, Wizard World and Sony Pictures held the first ever Ghostbusters Fan Fest. What transpired at the event? Read on the find out... more »
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Spook Central Halloween Treat - The Real Ghostbusters Call Sheets & Notable Guest Stars

 By Paul Rudoff on Oct. 31, 2018 at 12:00 PM , Categories: Real Ghostbusters, Preservation , Tags:
This year's Halloween Treat is something really special, and it's something that a lot of us fans have been waiting over 30 years for. Exclusively on Spook Central, you can now find the call sheets from The Real Ghostbusters recording sessions. They… more »
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The Real Ghostbusters Volumes 6 to 10 Sony 2016 DVD Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Jan. 30, 2017 at 11:50 PM , Categories: Real Ghostbusters, Home Video
Last year, Sony released 10 volumes of The Real Ghostbusters on DVD, which were completely different from The Real Ghostbusters: Complete Collection 25-disc DVD box set TimeLife released back in 2008. I already reviewed Sony's Volumes 1 through 5, and… more »
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Spook Central Halloween Treat - Ghostbusters Coloring Pages

 By Paul Rudoff on Oct. 31, 2016 at 12:00 PM , Categories: Spook Central, Real Ghostbusters, Fans , Tags:
It was never meant to be a regular thing. I'm kinda surprised that it still is. Several lifetimes ago, way back in 2012, Matt and I planned Spook Central's first "Halloween Treat": the Making Ghostbusters PDF. It was actually posted a week after… more »
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The Real Ghostbusters Volumes 1 to 5 Sony 2016 DVD Review

 By Paul Rudoff on Aug. 30, 2016 at 10:32 PM , Categories: Real Ghostbusters, Home Video
You may recall that TimeLife released The Real Ghostbusters: Complete Collection DVD box set back in 2008. This is NOT a review of that set. The set that I am reviewing today does NOT contain the complete series, nor is it being advertised as such. In… more »
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Site Update - Real Ghostbusters Animation Cels / Toy Door Poster / Ghostbusters II Cassette & CD Single Art

 By Paul Rudoff on Oct. 18, 2015 at 7:42 PM , Categories: Spook Central, Ghostbusters 2, Real Ghostbusters, Music, Toys
A rather odd grouping of stuff for this Spook Central site update. The bulk of the update is that ALL of my Real Ghostbusters Animation Cels are now part of the site. Eventually, I'd like to identify every episode each cel comes from and find the final… more »
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Early Real Ghostbusters Peter Venkman Bill Murray Design

 By Paul Rudoff on Jul. 23, 2015 at 8:13 PM , Categories: Real Ghostbusters
In the early stages of production on The Real Ghostbusters, the Peter Venkman character was designed to look more like Bill Murray (the movie counterpart) than what was seen in the final show. You may have noticed this if you saw the original promo… more »
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Ghostbusters Storybooks & More eBooks Preserved

 By Paul Rudoff on Jun. 26, 2015 at 9:29 PM , Categories: Spook Central, Ghostbusters 1, Real Ghostbusters, Books, Preservation
My portion of the Ghostbusters eBook Preservation Project is near completion. Another eight books have been preserved, and there are only two left from my personal collection to add. Matthew Jordan has better copies of the two books, and a few others… more »
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Paul's Real Ghostbusters Voice Actor Letter

 By Paul Rudoff on Jun. 25, 2015 at 12:00 PM , Categories: Real Ghostbusters, Cast & Crew
(click to enlarge) Hey, everyone! Since today is my birthday, I thought I'd mark the occasion by posting something personal and Ghostbusters-related. As I been scanning in all of my Ghostbusters merchandise, I've been finding long-forgotten items. One… more »
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Slimer Series Bible & More Ghostbusters eBooks Added

 By Paul Rudoff on May. 24, 2015 at 10:30 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Ghostbusters 2, Real Ghostbusters, Books, Preservation
For many years, you have been able to read The Real Ghostbusters series bible here on Spook Central, but I never considered that a series bible would exist for any other Ghostbusters animated series. I don't know why, as it's one of the basic production… more »
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Ghostbusters Vintage Magazine Collection Completed

 By Paul Rudoff on Apr. 11, 2015 at 5:57 PM , Categories: Spook Central, Ghostbusters 1, Ghostbusters 2, Real Ghostbusters, Extreme Ghostbusters, Books
The rest of the Ghostbusters vintage magazine articles have been scanned, cleaned, and added to Spook Central. Here's a nice little list... Ghostbusters Books page: • Fangoria #36 • Fangoria #39 • Fangoria #40 (and poster image) •… more »
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Vintage Ghostbusters Magazine PDF eBooks

 By Paul Rudoff on Jun. 22, 2014 at 12:00 PM , Categories: Ghostbusters 1, Ghostbusters 2, Real Ghostbusters, Cast & Crew, Books, Preservation
Welcome to Spook Central's special Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Celebration. Today we have a big PDF eBook update for the site. On the Ghostbusters Books page, the following PDFs were added: • Film Yearbook 1986 review • Cinefantastique Jan.… more »
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Ghostbusters PDF eBook Preservation Project - The Real Ghostbusters in Haunted House Mystery

 By Paul Rudoff on Jul. 28, 2012 at 10:32 PM , Categories: Real Ghostbusters, Books, Preservation
A nice vintage children's book has been preserved this time around. On The Real Ghostbusters Books page you can now find a PDF ebook of The Real Ghostbusters in Haunted House Mystery by Peter Mandel. This small 6x6 inch book was one of many of the same… more »
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Interview With Jina Bacarr, Writer Of Unproduced Real Ghostbusters Script

 By Paul Rudoff on Mar. 4, 2012 at 11:00 PM , Categories: Real Ghostbusters, Cast & Crew
Back in 2003 I was working on a project that involved writing to the cast and crew of the various Ghostbusters projects. While on the Writers Guild of America website I saw a listing for Jina Bacarr with The Real Ghostbusters listed as one of her… more »
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