Harlan Bojay is a bum on the streets of New York. He is friends with fellow bum Robert Learned Coombs. He doesn't appear in the movie Ghostbusters, However he is in Ghostbusters: The Supernatural Spectacular which is a novelization of the movie.


He is an older man that doesn't seem to care about much.


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He was a Jockey til at age twenty-four had a gain of forty-five pounds and four inches in height. That was 35 years ago and he still is unemployed.

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Harlan sat on the curb in front of Casey J's Coffee and Books near Delgado's Gym as Egon Spengler arrived to take some readings. The next year, on the night of Day of the Dead, Harlan was in Bushwick at the intersection of Central Avenue and Bleecker Street. The next year, in the spring, Robert and Harlan were on the Upper West Side near Dana's apartment one evening when Peter Venkman suddenly pulled up by them on Ecto-5. They were not pleased.

Appearance in Deleted scene

He is portrayed by Bill Murray in a deleted scene of Ghostbusters, however his traits seem somewhat different from the novel. He is not heavy in the movie, but his partner Robert Learned Combs is.


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