Cartoon Archive: the Extreme Ghostbusters
Who remembers this short-lived mid-90’s relaunch of the Ghostbusters franchise? Who thinks it’s better left forgotten? Well, as a Ghostbusters-fan I can never forget it, so I wrote a retrospective about it. Was it really that bad?
In 1997, Sony decided it was time to resurrect one of their most marketable franchises of the past, the Ghostbusters. The previous animated series, the Real Ghostbusters, lasted from 1986 to 1992, clocking in at 140 episodes, a prime time television special and a spin-off series called â??Slimer & the Real Ghostbustersâ? (which lasted for 33 episodes). So, did Sony manage to recapture the magic of the Ghostbusters in their prime with the youth of the mid 90â??s?