The Ectoplasmic Disintegrator[1] is a failed prototype invented by Egon Spengler.


Just before the release of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Egon just about completed work on a new invention called the Ectoplasmic Disintegrator. Based on the nomenclature, the device appeared to have a similar function to the Ghost Bomb. However, as Egon adjusted the ion fire rate,[2] the device overloaded and blew up.


The Real Ghostbusters


  1. Egon Spengler (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - "Apocalypse - - What, Now?" (1987) (DVD ts. 4:20-4:21). Time Life Entertainment. Egon says: "An Ectoplasmic Disintegrator."
  2. Edens, Mark & Edens, Michael (June 9, 1986). "The Real Ghostbusters: The Complete Collection" (2009), Volume Two, Disc Five, "Apocalypse - - What, Now?" Script, p. 7. Time Life.



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