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'''''Slimer!''''' the animation series was added to [[The Real Ghostbusters]] in Season 4 and was renamed "Slimer! and The Real Ghostbusters. It was reformatted in 1988, to give the show a more kid-friendly atmosphere. The show can best be described as a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warner_Bros._Cartoons Warner Bros.] / [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metro%E2%80%93Goldwyn%E2%80%93Mayer_cartoon_studio MGM] style American animation . (Unlike [[The Real Ghostbusters]] which was Japanese mostly.)
 
'''''Slimer!''''' the animation series was added to [[The Real Ghostbusters]] in Season 4 and was renamed "Slimer! and The Real Ghostbusters. It was reformatted in 1988, to give the show a more kid-friendly atmosphere. The show can best be described as a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warner_Bros._Cartoons Warner Bros.] / [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metro%E2%80%93Goldwyn%E2%80%93Mayer_cartoon_studio MGM] style American animation . (Unlike [[The Real Ghostbusters]] which was Japanese mostly.)
   
A [[Slimer! NOW Comics|comic series]] was produced as well.
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In this cartoon series [[Slimer Animated|Slimer]] is the main character. Many of the episodes have little to do with the ghostbusters franchise and the show was about everyday events for Slimer. Interestingly, he still haunts the [[Sedgewick Hotel Animated|Sedgewick Hotel]] in this show in many episodes as a visiting pest.
   
The Slimer! cartoons were centered around Slimer and his adventures with his friends. In this cartoon series [[Slimer Animated|Slimer]] is the main character, and
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A [[Slimer! NOW Comics|comic series]] was produced as well for both the UK and the USA like The Real Ghostbusters.
   
 
==Season Guide & Episode Guide==
 
==Season Guide & Episode Guide==

Revision as of 12:44, March 14, 2010


Slimer! the animation series was added to The Real Ghostbusters in Season 4 and was renamed "Slimer! and The Real Ghostbusters. It was reformatted in 1988, to give the show a more kid-friendly atmosphere. The show can best be described as a Warner Bros. / MGM style American animation . (Unlike The Real Ghostbusters which was Japanese mostly.)

In this cartoon series Slimer is the main character. Many of the episodes have little to do with the ghostbusters franchise and the show was about everyday events for Slimer. Interestingly, he still haunts the Sedgewick Hotel in this show in many episodes as a visiting pest.


A comic series was produced as well for both the UK and the USA like The Real Ghostbusters.

Season Guide & Episode Guide

Characters

  • Slimer (voiced by Frank Welker) is the star of the show and everything centers around his world. He for the most part enjoys a good meal and a fun time.
  • Manx was a orange scruffy alley cat.
  • Luigi was an Italian chef.
  • Rafael was the owner of the restaurant that Luigi worked at.
  • Bud was the bellboy for the the Sedgewick Hotel.
  • Fred is a purple, Scottish Terrier dog that was owned by Mrs. Van Huego.
  • Rudy was a self employed Businessman.
  • Professor Dweeb (voiced by Jeff Altman) is wanting to get Slimer to study him, and to prove he is more of a scientist than the Ghostbusters.
  • Elizabeth is the poodle that is with, and frequently bites, Professor Dweeb.
  • Mrs. Stone is the tough woman that appears as a security guard, nurse, and lifeguard.
  • Bruiser is a mean dog that is muscler.
  • Sleaze is a ghost that the ghostbusters caught that later gets free, and Slimer has to get him back.

Vehicles

  • Ecto-1 is the prime vehicle they used by the Ghostbusters.
  • Ecto-Junior is the vehicle used by the Junior Ghostbusters.


Places/Locations


DVD Releases

The Box Set which has all 33 episodes of Slimer! show was released through Time-Life.

Trivia

When the Slimer! segments were used, many characters from those segments are seen in the intro. Bud is seen opening the door for a "hotel guest" that turns out to be a monster and Luigi, Chilly Cooper, and Slimer are seen driving an ice cream truck to escape a pizza creature. Even Professor Dweeb appears in the beginning of the intro with Elizabeth trying to blast Slimer.

The "Real GB" spinoff also had a NOW Comics version. Some of the stories published included follow up material from the episodes and original pulp for readers.

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