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The Antenna-like Helmet was a device invented by Abby Yates and seen in the 2016 movie.


Primary Canon

Abby wore the helmet during her first visit from Erin Gilbert in years. Abby noted that it was a advancement in science, the future.[1] Later, she was shown still wearing the helmet while using phone and complaining about an order from Zhu's Authentic Hong Kong Food. The purpose of the device was never disclosed. After the first visit with Erin, it was seen in the Ghostbusters' First Headquarters in Jillian Holtzmann's lab area in the corner on top of equipment. It was moved to an unknown location after they had left to confront Rowan North.

Secondary Canon

IDW Comics

During the dimensional bleed incident, Cait Banner wore the helmet while her and the rest of the team were scanned and interviewed.



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  1. Abby Yates (2016). Ghostbusters (2016 Movie) Extended Edition; Chapter 2 (2016) (Blu-Ray ts. 00:11:26-00:11:32). Sony Pictures. Abby Yates says: "It's an advance in science. Thank you for asking. Probably the future you're looking at. Here you go."
  2. Empire Online "Ghostbusters - trailer breakdown with Paul Feig" 3/9/16 Paul Feig says: "Melissa wanted some piece of equipment that's odd when we first see her. We looked around at a bunch of different stuff and got inspired by the original. A funny helmet is always fun."


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Behind the Scenes and Interviews

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