Gumbo[2] was a fictional action star that manifested as a ghost when several ghosts formed a pirate TV station.

History

Gumbo, "America's clay hero," manifested in the WBOO tower while the Ghostbusters explored it. Ray encountered Gumbo. Gumbo soon opened fire on Ray, prompting the Ghostbuster to retreat.

Personality

Gumbo takes after the character Rambo, and is rough and tough.

Powers

Gumbo uses a machine gun. It is unknown if he has any actual powers.

Trivia

  • Gumbo appears to be a spoof of Rambo and Gumby.
  • Gumbo asks Ray if he saw an orange horse. This is a reference to Pokey, the sidekick of Gumby.[3]

Appearances

The Real Ghostbusters

References

  1. Marsha Goodman (1986). Episode Call Sheet and SAG Report - "Station Identification" (1986).
  2. TV Announcer (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - "Station Identification" (1987) (DVD ts. 14:24-14:27). Time Life Entertainment. 'TV Announcer says: 'Now, it's Gumbo. America's clay hero!"
  3. Gumbo (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - "Station Identification" (1987) (DVD ts. 14:30-14:33). Time Life Entertainment. 'Gumbo says: 'Yo, I'm looking for an orange horse."

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