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Ghostbusters by Ray Parker, Jr.

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  • (Ghostbusters) If there's something strange In your neighborhood Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) If there's something weird And it don't look good Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) I ain't afraid of no ghost I ain't afraid of no ghost If you're seeing things Running through your head Who can you call? (Ghostbusters) An invisible man Sleepin' in your bed Oh, who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) I ain't afraid of no ghost I ain't afraid of no ghost Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) If you're all alone Pick up the phone And call (Ghostbusters) I ain't afraid of no ghost Ooh, I hear it likes the girls Hm, I ain't afraid of no ghost (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Mmm, if you've had a dose of a Freaky ghost, baby You better call (Ghostbusters) ow Lemme tell ya something Bustin' makes me feel good I ain't afraid of no ghost I ain't afraid of no ghost Don't get caught alone oh, no (Ghostbusters) When it comes through your door Unless you just want some more I think you better call (Ghostbusters) Ow, Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Uh, think you better call (Ghostbusters) Ha ha, who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) I can't hear you Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Louder (Ghostbusters) Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Who can you call? (Ghostbusters) Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) Uh, it likes the girls too (Ghostbusters) Writer/s: Ray Parker Jr. Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind
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Comments: 19

  • Howard L. from Middletown Twp, Pa I thought the kids in the video were members of a (gospel/hip-hop?) band, Newcleus. The wiki article didn't confirm that. Still a minor mystery, if it matters to them after all this time.
  • Siahara Shyne Carter from United States The Orginal Version is the Best! but I also like the Fall out boys version I'm not Afraid I'm not Afraid suddenly Big foot came haha.
  • Jennifur Sun from Ramona How was the opening done? Is it a synth or a guitar?
  • Barry from Sauquoit, Ny On June 7th 1984, the Columbia Pictures movie "Ghostbusters" had its world premier in Westwood, California; and the next day it opened in theaters across the U.S.A. Three days later on June 10th the title song by Ray Parker, Jr. entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #68; and on August 5th it peaked at #1 (for 3 weeks) and spent 17 weeks on the Top 100 (and for 10 of those 17 weeks it was on the Top 10)... The song also reached #1 in Canada, Belgium, Spain, France, and South Africa.
  • Esskayess from Dallas, Tx Overrated song for an overrated movie.
  • Frank from Los Angeles, Ca Ray Parker Jr.'s "girlfriend and her friends" that shout the chorus of Ghostbusters might be a young lady named Chapman and her friends. (See my other post)
  • Frank from Los Angeles, Ca When I was 13 during the second half of 1984 - after Ghostbusters had been released 5-6 months previously, Ray Parker Jr. was dating one of the older daughters in a family called Chapman that went to the same school/church, Our Lady of Lourdes in Tujunga, CA, as my sister and myself. I saw him in the church around 5 times and was so excited! He was the first celebrity I had ever seen in a "non-contrived" environment.
  • Charlie from Tulsa, Ok Am I the only one that thinks Ray Parker really ripped off Soul Finger by the Bar-Kays instead of Huey Lewis?
  • Paul from Detroit, Mi Okay.. it sounds similar to I Want a New Drug, but that's about it. How many songs sound similar? I think Huey Lewis got lucky winning his suit. I'm glad Ray Parker got him back in the end. Huey was probably pissed because Ray had a smash hit with the song.
  • Kelsey from Rustburg, Va HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! THIS SONG IS SO BAD BUT SO ADDICTIVE!! My bro was obssessed with GhostBusters when he was a little kid (he's 26 now) He had the posters, the action figures, the ghost catching toys and everything! He used to get in so much trouble cuz he had one of those little pack things that fires a cage or something and him and his friend Chris would fire it in the house and say they "caught a ghost" LOL!!
  • Jennifer Harris from Grand Blanc, Mi This was a classic when I was a elementary schooler.
  • Rebekah :) from Knoxville, Tn #1 song the day I was born... August 14, 1984. yay!
  • Anne from Dodge City, Ks I will never forget my first trip to New York in the summer of 1984 (I was five). We were stuck in traffic and we could hear cars all around with this song blaring on the radio and their windows down. Being caught up in the excitement people in a lot of the cars started yelling ghostbusters. It wasn't long before tons of people were yelling ghostbusters every time Ray asked "Who you gonna call?"
  • Ryan from Marion, Ia Does indeed sound very much like "I Want a New Drug"...
  • Keith from San Anselmo, Ca "Bustin' makes me feel real good!" What a lyric.
  • Windy from Otway, Oh if the Lost Souls off of Doom 3 come callin',who ya gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS!
  • Billy from Otway, Oh Ghostbusters Was My Favorite Movie Ever.Slimer Rocked.Too Bad He Slimed Bill Murray And Was Caught By The Trio. (This Was Before Winston Was A Member)
  • Craig from Madison, Wi When I was a child I was amazed to hear that this song was written and recorded in an afternoon. Hearing it again recently, I'm not all that surprised.
  • Jonathan from Saratoga Sorings, Ny The same year singer songwriter Larry Melvin wrote and recorded his single "Larry Loose", he wrote and recorded "Larry Busters".

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i like this song... it makes me think wanna dance around and fire plasma rays at people... go slimer! you know who im talking about

Ghostbusters are so awesome and so timeless. THe first Ghostbusters movie is one of the greatest films ever and they should have left it at that (i'm gonna pretend that the sequel doesn't exist, i don't remember the cartoon well enough to form an opinion on it).

This song is so fun and wild, it makes me wanna be a ghostbuster even more

does anyone else find this song a little bit sexually suggestive... or like... hinting at something sexual... i mean look at the lines "An invisible man Sleepin' in your bed" "I ain't 'fraid o' no ghost I hear it likes the girls" "Let me tell you somethin' Bustin' makes me feel good!" haha its such a great song by the way... just wondering if anyone else notices this

I listen to Vomitron's version all the time and I never get tired of it xD The original version is just as good, though.

I agree with River Wolf, Ghostbusters is a classic. I remember watching it on New Year's Eve every year when I was younger. The sequel was alright but it can't beat the original. I also enjoyed the cartoon, but the first movie could never be beat.

"Bustin' makes me feel good!"

I believe it is about who we are about to call.

An upcoming movie is near. I'm not sure if its a remake but we've all learned you can't remake Footloose. It's not about reinventing the wheel that is the problem when you remake a movie. It takes away from the original that simply can't be replaced.

straight up and down, a rip off of the Huey Lewis and the News song "I Want A New Drug"...well, if u didn't know that u must've been swallowed by a black hole

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Bustin’ Makes Me Feel Good: The History of the Ghostbusters

“When there’s somethin’ strange in the neighborhood, who ya gonna call ?”

The memorable lyrics to Ray Parker Jr.’s theme opened one of the most popular comedies of the 1980s, Ghostbusters . The 1984 film would go on to spawn a sequel in 1989, as well as a popular animated series that would run in syndication and on Saturday mornings for many years. Ghostbusters was beloved by adults and 80s kids alike and remains a staple of happy childhood memories and cable movie channels to this day. Even though  has lingered in the popular memory long after its initial run, there was no follow-up to Ghostbusters II , giving many fans the sense that the series remained unfinished.

Over 30 years after Ghostbusters II ’s release, fans will finally see a new chapter of the story this year when Ghostbusters Afterlife opens in November 2021. Join us as we go back through CRRL’s collection to look at the history of the Ghostbusters series and the steps that got us fascinated with busting ghosts in the first place.

What’s in a Name? The Battle of the “Ghost Busters”

Although it’s rarely remembered nowadays, Egon and his crew were not the first group of people that would take the name “ghost busters.” The name actually originated in 1975 with The Ghost Busters , a Saturday morning live action comedy, starring veteran comedians Forrest Tucker and Larry Storch. The Ghost Busters was produced by Filmation, a studio that produced mainly animated children’s content at low budgets. This series didn’t even try to be scary, instead focusing on slapstick pratfalls and the inherent comedy of a gorilla helping to bust ghosts. Only 15 episodes were produced. The series actually performed well enough to get a second season but was cancelled because Filmation wanted to prioritize its Shazam! series. Since The Ghost Busters was never rerun, it quickly faded from memory but would return to haunt Columbia Pictures when its feature film Ghostbusters was in search of a title—and the animated series Columbia would later produce as well. 

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When Ghostbusters became a massive blockbuster, Filmation’s lack of foresight became very apparent. Columbia quickly started work on a Ghostbusters animated series, choosing not Filmation but DiC, a producer of numerous Saturday morning licensed cartoons. DiC’s overseas production studios worked fast and cheap and had The Real Ghostbusters ready to air two years after the movie’s release. Even without the rights to the Columbia film, Filmation still saw dollar signs and rushed its own Ghostbusters series (now one word, to further conflate its series with the Columbia film) into production so it could premier the same month as The Real Ghostbusters .

With deliberately confusing titles, similar launch times, and a cartoon syndication market that frequently aired them against each other on competing channels, what was the outcome of the battle of the ghost busters? Columbia’s series, The Real Ghostbusters , would air until 1991 and become a part of the happy memories of many an 80s kid, as well as being preserved in CRRL’s collection through DVD sets. Filmation’s Ghostbusters would vanish into the netherworld after one season and be consigned to YouTube channels for its remaining fans to view it. Filmation’s failure to negotiate the rights to make a cartoon based on Columbia’s Ghostbusters stands as one of the greatest mistakes in Hollywood history.

Crossing the Streams: The Scripting and Production of Ghostbusters

The road to the feature film Ghostbusters was long and challenging for Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. Inspired by Aykroyd’s unconventional family and their fascination with ghosts and paranormal events, the production of Ghostbusters was plagued by difficulties with studio executives and visual effects companies from the very beginning. The entire film was nearly derailed during the scripting process in 1982 when original star John Belushi died of a drug overdose, forcing Aykroyd to turn to his Saturday Night Live castmate Bill Murray to play the role of Peter Venkman. 

Aykroyd began to collaborate with Harold Ramis to make his original script (which featured travel through time and space) more grounded, and together they settled on the concepts that would define the movie by June 6, 1983. Director Ivan Reitman suggested having the Ghostbusters operate out of an old firehouse, and Ramis came up with the concept of having the Ghostbusters work as parapsychologists for a university. The film gained more of a comedic focus and differentiation between the four main characters during Ramis, Reitman, and Aykroyd’s screenplay writing sessions. Despite this, Ghostbusters remained a tough sell to Columbia to greenlight and prioritize; even the finished screenplay was far more expensive than most comedies, and it required an extremely rapid production to make it onscreen by June 1984.

Off the Charts! The Decade of the Ghostbusters

After the extensive revisions to Aykroyd’s original concept, Ghostbusters debuted to a massive audience and exceeded Columbia’s highest expectations. Three things made Ghostbusters successful: the snappy comedic dialogue the script offered all the actors, the obvious rapport between Ramis and Aykroyd, and the terrific special effects. Every character was distinct and memorable, even the ghosts themselves, not the least of which was a briefly seen green phantom referred to by the production as “Onionhead” but by audiences as Slimer. When even a one-scene ghost ends up being one of the most memorable characters of the summer, studio executives knew they had a massive success on their hands.

Ghostbusters was a megahit. Its theatrical run spanned from June 1984 to January 1985, a feat few films could match, even in the 1980s. Ray Parker Jr.’s “Ghostbusters” theme song reached the top of the Billboard 100 in many countries, showing just how widespread the pop culture recognition of the movie had become. Characters from the film like Slimer, the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man and the Ghostbusters themselves appeared frequently in art, on T-shirts, and in pop culture references years after the film’s release. The Real Ghostbusters cartoon based on the film was beloved by children of the 1980s and was so popular that it even got a Halloween special that aired in prime time (“The Halloween Door”). Anyone who was alive during the 1980s remembered the “Ghostbusters mania” throughout the decade.

Despite being one of the great blockbusters of the 1980s, it took five years to get the sequel, Ghostbusters II , released. Negotiating the return of Murray proved to be difficult, as he demanded $10 million to star in the sequel and the other actors wanted an equal amount. The only way Columbia could get the principal cast back together was by granting them a considerable percentage of the film’s profits. While this meant the budget would be lower than if they had met Murray’s original demand, it would prove to be the film’s undoing.

By 1988, Columbia had finally signed the cast for the sequel, but scripting the film proved to be difficult. Aykroyd and Ramis were hamstrung by the studio’s demands to make the film “kid-friendly.” The edgier and more cynical humor of the original was toned down in favor of lighter jokes and more Slimer appearances. Even after the film had been shot, changes were still made, and scenes were reshot due to poor preview reception. The early version of the film did not tie together well the concept of “good” and “bad” slime with the villain, Vigo the Carpathian. In a final act of hubris, Reitman requested a release date of June 16, 1989—one week before Batman , the box office champ of the year. Ghostbusters II was not the success the first film was financially.

I’ve Been Slimed: The Wait for Ghostbusters 3

The release of Ghostbusters II marked the beginning of a long decline in the popularity of the Ghostbusters that lasted throughout the 1990s. Sony bought out Columbia Pictures in 1989, a few months after the release of Ghostbusters II, but did not rush to greenlight another sequel because of Ghostbusters II's underperformance. The Real Ghostbusters ended its Saturday morning run in 1991, taking with it a large part of the children’s audience that had existed for the series. There was a general reaction that Ghostbusters II was a critical and financial disappointment, with Bill Murray expressing frustration with the sequel as late as 2006.

By the time Ghostbusters II was first broadcast on TV on February 16, 1992 , discussion of another sequel had subsided among most fans as the Ghostbusters boom of the 1980s began to fade. Aykroyd worked on a script for a third movie through the late 90s entitled Ghostbusters III: Hellbent , but it never came close to production. Neither Bill Murray nor Ivan Reitman were interested in the Hellbent script, and a third Ghostbusters movie remained the stuff of myth and rumor.

Attempts to develop a Ghostbusters III continued during the 2010s, aided by a flood of 1980s nostalgia. At least two scripts were developed for Ghostbusters III following Hellbent : a 2008 script written by Aykroyd, Ramis and Reitman and a later 2015 script that would see Venkman return as a ghost. Neither script came close to being filmed. In 2015, Sony created Ghost Corps,a production company dedicated to making movies and TV series set in the Ghostbusters universe.

Unfortunately, the first release of Ghost Corps was a financially and critically unsuccessful 2016 reboot that had no connection to the story of the first two movies. Many people consider the “real Ghostbusters III” to be the 2009 video game , which was the last time Aykroyd, Ramis, Murray, and Ernie Hudson reprised their roles as the Ghostbusters together. In fact, the team that developed the game wanted it released as “Ghostbusters 3,” but Sony refused because they still wanted to have a third Ghostbusters movie as a theatrical release.

Return to a Haunted World

After a long history of delays, missteps, and a seemingly cursed inability to sign Bill Murray, we’ll finally get to see Ghostbusters Afterlife this year. Though it was not the “Ghostbusters III” we thought we would get years ago, it does feature most of the original cast returning, including Bill Murray as Peter Venkman. Ghostbusters writer and actor Harold Ramis (Egon Spengler) had passed in 2014. The early trailers hint at a more serious, Stranger Things -esque tone, making one wonder if the film will try to recapture the feel of the ‘80s comedies, or go for a more serious approach that explores what went wrong in the world after the Ghostbusters disappeared.

Some of us will just be happy to see the original crew on screen one last time; others will be more interested in seeing how the new characters relate to them and what sort of evil entities they confront. Will old villains like the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man or Vigo the Carpathian return to menace the world? While you wait for the answers to these questions, come take a look at the original adventures of the Ghostbusters , opens a new window in CRRL’s collection!

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“Bustin’ Makes Me Feel Good” An original hiphop song about the Ghostbusters franchise Lyrics by Insane Ian Music by Ben Stahl and Insane Ian Mixed and Mastered by Bonecage [Spoken] ”Do you believe in UFOs, astral projections, mental telepathy, ESP, clairvoyance, spirit photography, telekinetic movement, full trance mediums, the Loch Ness monster, and the theory of Atlantis?” [Spoken] “Ah, if there's a steady paycheck in it, I'll believe anything you say.” “Are you troubled by strange noises in the middle of the night?” Do dark, lonely places simply give you a fright? “Do you experience feelings of dread in your basement or attic?” Does that Patrick Swayze movie send you into a panic? “Have you […] ever seen a spook, spectre, or ghost?” Then call the professionals! The guys with the most Powerful particle nuclear accelerators! They might be unlicensed, The EPA’s a straight hater! “No job […] too big. No fee […] too big.” They’re always on the case. If there’s a terror dog in the fridge at your place Or eggs cooking on your counter, a sin against science “[…] you don’t see that […] behavior in a major appliance” The spooks show defiance, slime flowin’ and seepin’ “Somebody blows their nose and you wanna keep it?” All the haunts all at once in the night they go bumping So “Listen… do you smell something?” Chorus: “Grab your stick! HOLDIN’! Heat ‘em up! SMOKIN’!” There’s something strange in your neighborhood “Make ‘em hard! READY!’ “Cross the streams!” STEADY! And you know…that BUSTIN’ MAKES ME FEEL GOOD “Two in the box READY TO GO We be fast and THEY BE SLOW” “We came, we saw, we kicked its ass” ‘cause you know …BUSTIN’ MAKES ME FEEL GOOD [Spoken] “They hate this. I like to torture ‘em.” They have just the right advice to get you out of any mess Like “If someone asks you if you’re a God, you say YES!” Or when you blurt out in public that you were once possessed “Very good […] short but pointless” They will tackle any vaporous free-floating apparition Send it into submission, and then get paid in commission From Samhain to the Sandman, The Boogeyman, and Slimer From Vigo and Zuul, and Gozer the traveler And Vince Clortho the Keymaster, they will topple any scum! You want your butt saved? “Yes, have some!” And when they need to find just when a spirit first died They go back and reference the Tobin’s Spirit Guide They’ll get your slime in the mood to rename things with flair “Times Square, Slime? Slime Square.” Every part of their job fits my life, so it seems Even at the public bathroom, I never “cross the streams”. Chorus “That is a deadly hi-five.” Now a new crew is throwing on the proton packs Suiting up and heading out for an ectoplasmic attack A new team's on the case to save the universe Four women savin' the city in a tricked out hearse New film, new generation full of Comedy Queens 'Cause "The franchise rights alone will make us rich beyond our [...] dreams" Just like that time in '91 that was so very spooky And Gozer came back and they had to recruit the Rookie Or when things got animated with Slimer and the boys Or even a bit Extreme, there were so many toys And so many ways to enjoy their escapades Of them Savin' The Day in each and every way From comics to games, TV and movies Ghostbusters cheer me up whenever I'm gloomy And while a reboot may not be exactly what we wanted The original's still there, "Egon but not forgotten" Chorus X2 [Spoken] "What've you got left?" [Spoken] "I'm Sorry. [...] I'm terrified beyond the capacity for rational thought".

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The Meaning Behind The Song: Bustin by Neil Cicierega

As a music enthusiast, I’ve come across many songs that have captured my attention and left a lasting impression on me. One such song is “Bustin” by Neil Cicierega. I first heard this song on a lazy Sunday afternoon, as I stumbled upon it while browsing through a friend’s playlist. Little did I know that this quirky and catchy tune would become a personal favorite.

“Bustin” is not your typical song; it has a unique backstory that adds to its charm. Originally released in 2015, nearly two years before the release of Neil Cicierega’s album “Mouth Moods”, this song is a recut version of the iconic “Ghostbusters” theme song, featured in the Ghostbusters Original Soundtrack. However, Neil takes advantage of the original lyrics to completely change the theme of the song, making it an almost hedonistic ode to sex and sleep instead.

Upon first listening, the infectious melody and clever wordplay immediately grabbed my attention. The song starts with Ray Parker Jr.’s familiar lyrics from the original “Ghostbusters” theme, “If there’s somethin’ strange sleepin’ in your bed, lemme tell you somethin'”. But instead of the paranormal ghostbusting topic, the song switches its focus to the pleasures of sleep and physical intimacy.

The catchy chorus, “Bustin’ makes me feel good”, is continuously repeated, emphasizing the euphoric feelings associated with both sex and sleep. It’s a clever twist that turns the song into an unconventional anthem celebrating the simple joys of life.

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This unique take on a well-known theme song is what makes “Bustin” so intriguing to me. Neil Cicierega showcases his creativity by subverting the original meaning of the song, giving it a whole new dimension. It’s a testament to the power of innovative reinterpretations in music.

The song also stands out musically, as Neil Cicierega masterfully blends elements from both “Ghostbusters” and “Feel Good Inc.” by Gorillaz, featuring De La Soul. This fusion creates a seamless and cohesive sound that is both nostalgic and fresh.

Furthermore, the addition of Damon Albarn and Trugoy the Dove’s writing contributions adds an extra layer of depth to the song. Their collaboration with Neil Cicierega brings together different talents and influences, resulting in a truly captivating piece of music.

It’s worth noting that “Bustin” also samples “Ghostandbust” by Vargskelethor, further showcasing the song’s ability to incorporate different elements and create something entirely new.

As with any piece of art, interpretations of “Bustin” can vary from person to person. Some may see it as a lighthearted and fun song, while others might delve deeper into the underlying themes of pleasure and happiness in life’s simple moments.

Regardless of the interpretation, “Bustin” by Neil Cicierega is a song that caught my attention and made me appreciate the art of reinterpretation. Its clever wordplay, catchy melody, and unexpected twist on a well-known theme all contribute to the song’s enduring appeal. So the next time you’re looking for a song that will bring a smile to your face and have you humming along, give “Bustin” a listen – it might just make you feel good too!

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  • "Crossing streams"? Really?
  • "Some moron brought a cougar to a party, and it went berserk."
  • From the theme song: "Bustin' makes me feel good!"
  • Also from the theme song: " An invisible man sleeping in your bed "
  • Ray is sweet-natured, nerdy, and a bit of a goof-ball. Who else would try to defeat basically the Devil by forcing it to take the form of a marshmallow mascot?
  • Vinz Clortho when possessing Louis Tully. Unlike Zuul who is a sinister and forceful presence, Vinz is just as dorky as the person it possesses. He describes Gozer's history of destruction sounding like an excited child than a terrifying demon.
  • Louis himself is a massive nerd with big glasses and a bad streak of luck. One may be reminded retoactively of Wayne Szalinski more than once watching him.
  • The film pits the Mayor's office and law enforcement against the obviously personally biased federal bureaucrat, and the Ghostbusters get the full support of New York's finest, including a police escort to the apartment building, causing many to draw contrasts between the Ghostbusters and the typical fighter against the supernatural: vigilante superheroes. The animated series drew attention to this difference even more explicitly.
  • Does Peter actually believe in the supernatural before the encounter at the library? While Egon and Ray certainly do, there's a lot of hints he actually become a parapsychologist because it was a profession he believed would require no real peer review or work (and was also a great way to get in sweet with attractive university students, as we see in his first scene).
  • Jim Sterling and others have put the idea of Magic Versus Science front and center. Even going so far as to state the film's central ethos is Gozer is a stand-in for the Biblical God and the Ghostbusters prevent the apocalypse from occurring. Others have noted Winston certainly believes in God, Ray used to (see Word of God ), and it may well be the case of God sending an unusual brand of heroes against a demonic entity.
  • Is Ray a goofball or a serious scientist who just so happens to be slightly less professional than Egon? Word of God , according to Dan Aykroyd , is Ray's enthusiasm has the Harsher in Hindsight motivation of being a failed seminary student who lost his faith in God . Becoming a parapsychologist was out of desperation to believe in something .
  • Why is he so serious ? Is it because he's autistic, was it a result of the childhood he mentioned in Ghostbusters II in which he never had a toy (and if that's the case, were his parents deliberately raising him to be serious or did he just develop that personality as the result of not having toys?) or is it just a personality trait? Different adaptations suggest different things — the comic books describe him as probably being "on the spectrum", while The Real Ghostbusters has pretty much all Spengler men being as serious as Egon . Ghostbusters: Afterlife also supports the interpretation of autism due to the autism-coded portrayal of his granddaughter Phoebe.
  • Why does he not respond when Janine hits on him? Some people think he's ignoring her because he's just not interested, some people think he doesn't want romance after a bad experience with Callie 's mother (either a bad breakup or she died), and some people think he doesn't even notice . If it's the latter, some people think it's because he's autistic, while others think it's because he's gay or aro-ace .
  • Why does he have a sweet tooth ? Is he compensating for his parents not allowing him any sugar as a kid (since he mentions they "didn't believe in toys")? Is it genetic (since in Ghostbusters: Afterlife , Phoebe and Callie are shown drinking hot cocoa)? Is it relating to the idea that sugar fuels the brain (since he's the smartest)? Or is it "just because"?
  • Did Louis Tully genuinely have feelings for Dana, or did he only become interested in her because he was fated to be the "Keymaster"?
  • When Walter Peck initially confronted Peter, did Peter turn him away because he was concerned that Walter might find out about their unlicensed nuclear technology, did he have him pegged as a Corrupt Bureaucrat looking for an excuse to issue bogus fines, was he pissed that Walter refused to acknowledge his doctorate ? None of these are mutually exclusive either.
  • When Egon shouts, "Your mother !" before attacking Walter Peck, was he just too angry to come up with a proper insult before jumping in? Or, since Peck had just accused the 'Busters of violating the Environmental Protection Act, Egon may have been implying that Peck's very birth was an act against the environment, and again couldn't finish the thought out of anger (or because he was interrupted).
  • Peter Venkman cites "dogs and cats living together" as a sign of the apocalypse. Is this a reference to the stereotype that dogs and cats hate each other and thus normally wouldn't want to live together , is it a reference to the Bible passage that mentions "the wolf will lie down with the lamb", does "living together" refer to marriage , or is it absurdism, since many households actually do own both a cat and a dog?
  • When they're buying the firehouse, Egon points out all of the building's flaws, to the point of claiming to think it should be condemned, only for Ray to exclaim, "This place is great! You guys should try this pole!". Is the joke that Ray is the only one who likes the building despite its obvious flaws, or that Egon actually did want to buy the building but was trying to drive the price down, and Ray spoiled it?
  • And You Thought It Would Fail : Up until the premiere itself, Ivan Reitman was afraid audiences would check out of the film with the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man due to finding it too absurd. It wound up becoming one of the most iconic scenes in the whole film (and arguably cinema altogether)
  • Elmer Bernstein 's score. "Dana's Theme" is especially powerful besides the Lincoln Center theme which sounds like a waltz.
  • Special mention to Mick Smiley's "Magic." It sets a very creepy and atmospheric tone for the "ghosts escape" scene.
  • The dream sequence , which is the remnant of a cut scene that appears in its entirety in the novelization. The entire footage of the original scene, and others that were cut during production, has yet to ever be released.
  • In a thankfully cut scene, while being chased by Vinz Clortho, Louis runs past a pair of bums having a Seinfeldian Conversation , played by Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd .
  • That it had a lot of slapstick — the only slapstick scene was when Peter gets covered in ectoplasm at the hotel. Most of the comedy was dialogue-based.
  • That the proton packs worked similarly to a vacuum cleaner. What they actually do is send beams out to hold the ghost like a lasso, which is then sucked up by a second device, called a "trap".
  • The line "I ain't afraid of no ghosts" in the theme has led some viewers to think the Ghostbusters don't fear their enemies. They initially ran in fear from the librarian ghost, and they were clearly scared when battling Gozer; they just did it despite their fear.
  • When Peter Venkman drugs the possessed Dana with thorazine, some viewers were led to believe he brought it with him because he was going to rape her . Seeing as he refused to sleep with her while she was possessed despite being clearly tempted, this was almost certainly not true. He likely either found it in her apartment or was carrying it for self-defense.
  • Complete Monster : See here .
  • Crosses the Line Twice : Peter's "scientific method" in his parapsychological test; rewarding and sucking up to hot girls but electro-shocking guys regardless of the accuracy of their predictions. So sleazy, it's funny.
  • Designated Hero : Fairly intentional, as the Ghostbusters never express any nobility to their actions up until the very end, when they have to save the day or all is lost. Up until that point, they're just small business owners trying to use their skill set to make a living. This is perhaps most emphasized after their first job, when they charge an exorbitant fee for their services and then threaten to release the ghost back into the hotel unless the manager pays up. (And after causing tens of thousands of dollars of property damage trying to collect said ghost that the hotel's insurance will have to pay for, to boot.)
  • Designated Villain : Many of the ghosts in the film, by and large, cause less damage than the Ghostbusters. The worst they do is scare people and slime them. Gozer on the other hand…
  • Ensemble Dark Horse : The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man is fairly popular and recognized despite only appearing for the last 20 minutes of the movie or so. Possibly has to with his Creepy Cute appearance.
  • The Ghostbusters are generally shipped with either one another , an Original Character (usually female), or (in Egon's case) Janine. If Egon is involved, he'll often be Unknowingly in Love or a Crazy Jealous Guy for some reason.
  • If it's a Hurt/Comfort Fic , it'll usually involve someone consoling Egon when he has a nervous breakdown, someone getting sick (usually either Egon or the whole team), or one of the Ghostbusters consoling an insecure Original Character love interest.
  • If it's a prequel story, it usually stars Peter, Ray, and Egon as college students.
  • Fan Nickname : Mention Walter Peck to a more casual fan of the franchise and you might get some confusion who you're talking about. Mention "Dickless" and they'll know at once.
  • Egon and/or Ray as autistic, due to their quirky personalities and, in Ray's case, the fact that his actor is autistic.
  • Egon as Jewish due to the stereotype about nerds being Jewish , his last name ("Spengler") being common among Jews, and the fact that his actor was Jewish.
  • Egon as The Teetotaler because of the scene where he drinks coke while his friends drink beer.
  • Peter asks Alice the librarian if there's any history of mental illness in her family, and she mentions that she had an uncle who thought he was St. Jerome. St. Jerome is the patron saint of librarians.
  • Peter's entire conversation with Zuul actually follows a lot of the accepted rules for conversing with a possessed individual.
  • Most of the theories, literature, and procedures the Ghostbusters use are used by real paranormal investigators, as Dan Aykroyd 's father is one and Dan himself is an actual expert on the subject.
  • Peter's famous line "dogs and cats living together" feels like an Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking non sequitur, but most likely, it's meant to reference a famous apocalyptic passage from the Book of Isaiah that describes a time when "the wolf will lie down with the lamb," filtered through Peter's satirical sensibility.
  • Genre Turning Point : This film is perhaps the first major ghost/supernatural story where the supernatural entities are successfully fought through scientific research, which produces purely technological weapons effective against them.
  • The scene in which Peter tries to "scientifically" disprove the first ghost's existence. He asks the librarian if she has a family history of substance abuse... accusations of which later destroyed Bill Murray 's second marriage.
  • Janine's "premonition" that Egon's might meet his death going up against Gozer is Played for Laughs , given her hopeless crush. Given what goes down in Ghostbusters: Afterlife , Janine turns out to be right - Egon does get killed during a war with Gozer about 30 years later. Her comment about being "a little psychic" also becomes this if you factor in the animated series where she had a demon feeding off her for years without anyone noticing.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight : Venkman's line about "The franchise rights alone will make us rich beyond our wildest dreams!" in the first film—the Ghostbusters franchise has gone on to become hugely successful, with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of official merchandise, three cartoon series, four films, and a handful of video game adaptations over almost forty years.
  • Egon and Ray. In the scene where the Ghostbusters first meet Dana, they sit awfully close to each other when Ray has plenty of room off to his left, choose to huddle together in fear just before Stay Puft arrives, and in the sequel, when Vigo paralyzes the Ghostbusters, Ray is the first person Egon checks on and vice versa. It's almost enough to make one wonder if it wasn't intentional .
  • Lenny the mayor and Mike the archbishop's relationship seems rather warm. Lenny even touches Mike's face.
  • I Am Not Shazam : The name of the primary villain is Gozer, not Zuul. Zuul is just one of Gozer's demon dog minions. However, Zuul plays a more prominent role for much of the film and the famous "There is no Dana, only Zuul" line has embedded that name more in pop culture. Even the NES game makes this error by labeling 550 Central Park West "Zuul." The 2016 reboot also elected to use that name rather than Gozer as its Sequel Hook .
  • Jerks Are Worse Than Villains : The villain of the story is the nightmare demigod Gozer, but the most hated character by far, even amongst the Ghostbusters themselves, is Walter Peck, a smarmy, sneering Environmental Protection Agency Officer who wants to shutdown their operation.
  • "Crossing the streams" Explanation  This Chekhov's Gun that comes into play in the film's climax became a near-instantaneous pop culture catchphrase over the years, both to nod to/parody the film and riff on its Accidental Innuendo factor.
  • " Who You Gonna Call? " Explanation  A line from the film's theme song that became a popular rhetorical one-liner over the years, sometimes including varying responses as punchlines.
  • "There is no X, only Zuul." Explanation  A line from the Zuul-possessed Dana that became a popular snowclone over the years.
  • Any description of the End Times now includes "Dogs and cats living together... MASS HYSTERIA!"
  • Super Ghostbusters Explanation  A comedy album by Swedish heavy metal musician and Vinesauce member Joel "Vargskelethor" Johannson that revolves entirely around chaotic, absurdist parodies of the film's theme song. The album quickly became a popular source of remixes and further parodies by both Vinesauce fans and Ghostbusters fans as a result of its bizarre nature and Joel's preexisting Fountain of Memes status.
  • "That's a big twinkie." Explanation  Egon analogizes paranormal activity in the New York area to "a twinkie 35 feet long, weighing approximately 600 pounds." (in comparison to a regular-sized twinkie representing the city's normal activity level), prompting this reaction by Winston.
  • "It's true, your honor: this man has no dick". Explanation  Ray calls Walter Peck "Dickless", then Peck claims the Ghostbusters called an explosion. The judge asks, "Is that true?", and Peter affirms, then clarifies that he meant the part about Peck lacking a dick was true.
  • Before the first film came out, "slime" had no verb form. Explanation  Since Peter refers to "Slimer" coating him in Ectoplasm , people use "slime" as a verb to mean "to leave someone Covered in Gunge "
  • "When someone asks you if you're a god, you say YES!" Explanation  Gozer asks the Ghostbusters if they're gods, and Ray says no. It then says, " Then DIE! " and zaps them, causing Winston to berate him for not lying.
  • "I ain't afraid of no ghost!" Explanation  A popular line from the theme song.
  • "If there's a steady paycheck in it, I'll believe anything you say." Explanation  Winston says this after Janine, giving him his job interview, asks him if he believes in a Long List of paranormal stuff.
  • When Walter Peck orders the ghost containment unit to be shut down whilst ignoring the warnings of the technician who is shutting it down not to do it . This causes the unit to explode, resulting in all of the ghosts escaping and wreaking havoc across New York City. Peck then lays the blame on the Ghostbusters while having them sent off to prison. Everything from that action onward is about spite.
  • Gozer crosses it with its attempt to destroy the entire world For the Evulz .
  • William Atherton has had a quite respectable career spanning several decades, but it'll always come back to being called "dickless", which is what Ray Stantz called him in the movie. On the film's DVD Commentary , Ivan Reitman recounts the time a quite angry Atherton talked to him about a tour bus that pulled up beside him so everyone could shout, "Yo, dickless!".
  • Peter Venkman himself is known for his experiment where he lies to the female test subject that she's psychic so that he can date her and zaps the male test subject with electricity.
  • A lot of fan fiction writers make Egon obsessed with Twinkies , even though in the movie, he only ate one.
  • Some viewers seem to think that Ray has a creepy kink for ghosts, based on one very short scene where he possibly has sex with a ghost ( but it might have been an Erotic Dream ).
  • One-Scene Wonder : The bored party guest played by Jean Kasem who dances with Louis to try and liven things up is recognizable to fans despite only having about half a minute of screen time.
  • The jail guard who calls the Ghostbusters out of the holding cell is Reginald VelJohnson aka Al Powell from Die Hard and Carl Winslow from Family Matters .
  • Future character actor Timothy Carhart appears as Dana's musician pal in one scene.
  • The Police Commissioner is Norman Matlock, who played the black cabbie Charlie T. ("Bye, killer!") in Taxi Driver .
  • Sacred Cow : While the sequel is a Cult Classic with a notable following and the 2016 reboot is... divisive to say the least , the original 1984 film is an undisputed cinema classic that continues to be a worldwide phenomenon. Minor criticism's okay, but don't call the movie bad or try to downright insult the characters. Especially Bill Murray .
  • The Ghostbusters battling Stay Puft.
  • The scene where the Ghostbusters bring their case to the Mayor contains many of the film's most quoted lines jammed into one three-minute sequence, including "Yes, it's true; this man has no dick", "We're talking Old Testament, real wrath of god type stuff", "Dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria!", and "You will have saved the lives of millions ... of registered voters."
  • During the first establishing shot of the apartment building, the matted-in gargoyle overlooking the street in the foreground appears slightly translucent, enough that cars and traffic lines can still be seen through it.
  • You can see where the heated tiles Dana's eggs cook on end and the regular tiles begin by some eggs not landing on the heated ones.
  • The stop-motion terror dog just doesn't look like it's actually there, even though they do a fairly good job of having it crush a table and smash down a door. The puppets, however, are very well done.
  • Towards the end, a rather large rock harmlessly bounces off of a police barricade instead of crushing it.
  • In the widescreen version when the ghosts escape, there's several incomplete ghost trails.
  • Mr. Stay Puft unintentionally appears to be going through some buildings at times (known as "clipping"). It's particularly noticeable when he steps on the church, collapsing it from the top despite the foot never actually clearing the wall.
  • Stay Puft served to be one to the effect crew themselves, as the suit never worked right and even caught on fire a few times during production. Three suits in total were made as a result.
  • While Peck is wrong in his accusations towards the Ghostbusters, does not have the jurisdiction to do anything to them, and grossly overreacts to their snubbing of him, the fact that they operate potentially hazardous materials and equipment in a densely populated urban area means that there should be at least someone from the government looking into them.
  • The Dean Bitterman who fires Ray, Peter, and Egon early in the movie is supposed to be seen as a smug and narrow-minded jackass. However, his issues with the trio are not unfounded: The fields of paranormal studies and parapsychology are not traditional sciences, lack the foundational pillars of other scientific disciplines, and have generated no valid or useful research breakthroughs to justify their continued funding. It doesn't help the trio's case that Peter's first scene has him rigging an ESP experiment so he can flirt with a female student.
  • Suspiciously Similar Song : "Who you gonna call??" A lawyer, apparently. Huey Lewis and the News sued Ray Parker Jr. for allegedly ripping off the bass line for the movie's iconic theme song from the News' "I Want A New Drug." The matter was settled out of court, but the happy ending is that the whole ordeal convinced The News to get into movie soundtracks themselves . note  Alternatively, both songs' bass lines sound very close to M's 1979 hit "Pop Muzik."
  • Tear Jerker : It really is sad seeing Peter Venkman of all people mourning Dana when he believes she was killed during the crossing of the streams.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Plot : Between the Ghostbusters' first job at the Sedgewick Hotel and the final act where they confront Gozer's plan, there's very little ghostbusting. Plenty of scenes where they're about to 'bust or just finished 'busting, but no actual 'busting. Presumably this was to limit the number of (costly) special effects shots, but it still feels like there are a few setpieces missing from the middle of the film.
  • Ugly Cute : The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. Also Slimer (he's wrinkly and chubby and has sunken eyes, but there's something cute about him).
  • The very casual smoking of the four main characters was obviously done in an era before cigarettes carried such a great social stigma, particularly in Hollywood films. It was originally done to make the Ghostbusters seem more like un-glamorous plumbers or exterminators.
  • Peter's pick-up artist antics being Played for Laughs as the acts of a Lovable Sex Maniac have come to be seen as increasingly skeevy and uncomfortable, especially in a post-#MeToo world and given the fact he was a longtime university employee who has used his position to hit on his students. Some have made unflattering comparisons to Glenn Quagmire , a character very controversial for similar reasons.
  • Viewer Name Confusion : Some viewers think Egon's last name is "Spangler", despite it being written on his nametag and his locker. It's "Spengler".
  • The proton pack streams in particular look about as good now as they would with modern CGI effects.
  • The cards flying out of the card catalogue in the beginning sequence were very good and simply done. A blower out of view blew the cards out as the drawers opened, with crewmembers behind a fake wall pushing the drawers out. And yes, there were multiple takes, meaning all of those cards had to be picked up and put back in the drawer for another shot. Ivan Reitman : Now here comes a very expensive special effect. Harold Ramis : There it is! Books on a wire!
  • The eggs cooking on the counter is another practical effect. The counter was actually super-heated, and those were real eggs really frying on the counter.
  • What Do You Mean, It's Not for Kids? : Most people think of the original film as a family movie, and why shouldn't they? The famous theme song is popular at kids' birthday parties and Halloween mix CDs; there was plenty of merchandise targeted towards children, it spawned a popular cartoon, it's been shown on the Disney Channel several times, and even been released on home video as part of Columbia / Tristar 's family collection. But the truth is, the film was meant for adults. There's blatant sexual references and language throughout the entire film, particularly one brief scene during the montage that played during the theme song that actually went so far as to feature a ghost giving Ray a blowjob. The original film is rated PG, which might be why people think of it as being for kids. However, if it were being released today, Ghostbusters would easily earn a PG-13 rating, with all the swearing, sex jokes, and casual smoking. The only reason it wasn't rated PG-13 in 1984 is because the PG-13 rating, which had just been introduced, had not yet been instituted (the first film to be released as PG-13, Red Dawn , was released two months later).
  • Another difference in the Japanese translations is the scene where Egon uses a Twinkie for a Phlebotinum Analogy . Instead of naming the specific brand, they are simply called "snack pies", both because Twinkies aren't very popular in Japan, and because it sets up for a later joke when Winston tells Egon to share his analogy with Peter and instead of being simply baffled by the mention of Twinkies, Peter mishears "dekapai" (big pie) as "deka-oppai" (big breasts).

The Licensed Game

  • Bile Fascination : While the other three versions of the game are decent at worst, the NES version has acquired a staggeringly awful reputation, rendering this the only reason why anyone would play it.
  • "GOWSHT BUSHTER!" Explanation  The game begins proper with a digitized voice sample shouting what's supposed to be "GHOSTBUSTERS!", but the NES version is noticeably muffled and jarring sounding.
  • " CONGLATURATION !!! YOU HAVE COMPLETED A GREAT GAME. AND PROOVED THE JUSTICE OF OUR CULTURE. NOW GO AND REST OUR HEROES ! " Explanation  Beating the NES version yields a single screen with the aforementioned text, which has become one of the most infamous examples of disappointing video game endings .
  • Misaimed "Realism" : The decision by the NES port's development team to implement how much fuel your car has, and avoid running out of it, is horribly botched, and it all adds to the overall Padding experience. Tellingly, whereas the developers of the Master System port fixed up the other new gameplay elements introduced by the NES port, they dropped the fuel mechanic altogether.
  • Polished Port : The Sega Master System port is considered by many to be the best version of the game, keeping hold of everything from the original home computer versions, adding in the additional content of the NES port in a way that's executed far better, and throwing in a few graphical upgrades as well.
  • The NES port. Unlike the original Commodore 64 game and the ports for the Atari 2600 and Sega Master System , which were all considered good games in their day, the NES version was poorly received for the controls of the stairwell section, the need to buy gas, the unrelenting difficulty of the previously mentioned stair section, the drunk drivers in the driving sections, and the Engrish in the ending text.
  • The Apple II port was clearly coming up against the limitations of the hardware, as evidenced by the sluggish frame-rate and controls, the ghosts often being hard to discern against the backgrounds, and the sound effects being annoyingly clicky and beepy due to the game not supporting the Mockingboard sound card.
  • The Problem with Licensed Games : The NES version is considered one of the worst licensed games ever made, and for good reason. It's boring, tedious, repetitive, overly hard, has one music track that plays non-stop over the entire game, and has terrible Engrish that has the audacity to call itself "a great game".
  • The driving sections introduce a limited gas tank. If you run out of gas, not only does your progress get interrupted, but you need to pay for more. If you are unable to pay for the gas due to not having enough money, it's a game over. Not helping matters are the other cars that constantly swerve into different lanes that give additional penalties if you hit them. The longer you spend moving on the main screen, the more distance you have to travel.
  • The shop. The trap is not on the first item screen, and there is no indication you can scroll down. A player could fail to realize how to get the trap and end up never being able to play the game.
  • In the stairwell. You have to hit the A button repeatedly to move. Not only is this very tiring, but combined with how slowly the Ghostbusters move, it makes it nearly impossible to avoid the ghosts.
  • The final fight has a time limit, requiring you to beat Gozer before Staypuff reaches the top. You can monitor Staypuff's progress by moving to the bottom of the screen, but every time you go down there, even by accident, Gozer's health fully refills.
  • That One Level : The stairwell in the NES version. The player has to ascend 22 floors of stairs while avoiding ghosts, but there's no way to fight back against the ghosts, and the controls require the player to mash the A button in order to move, making the whole section a tiring Marathon Level .

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    2020 Bustin' Makes Me Feel Good: The History of the Ghostbusters by John October 2, 2020 "When there's somethin' strange in the neighborhood, who ya gonna call ?" The memorable lyrics to Ray Parker Jr.'s theme opened one of the most popular comedies of the 1980s, Ghostbusters.

  13. Neil Cicierega

    [Chorus: Ray Parker Jr.] Bustin', bustin', bustin', bustin', bustin', bustin', bustin', bustin', bustin', bustin', bustin', bustin', bustin', bustin', bustin' makes...

  14. Ray Parker Jr.

    Pick up the phone And call Ghostbusters! I ain't 'fraid of no ghost Ooh, I hear it likes the girls Hm, I ain't 'fraid of no ghost Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! Mmm, if you've had a dose of a Freaky ghost, baby

  15. The FuMP

    Lyrics "Bustin' Makes Me Feel Good" An original hiphop song about the Ghostbusters franchise Lyrics by Insane Ian Music by Ben Stahl and Insane Ian Mixed and Mastered by Bonecage

  16. The Meaning Behind The Song: Bustin by Neil Cicierega

    The catchy chorus, "Bustin' makes me feel good", is continuously repeated, emphasizing the euphoric feelings associated with both sex and sleep. It's a clever twist that turns the song into an unconventional anthem celebrating the simple joys of life. This unique take on a well-known theme song is what makes "Bustin" so intriguing ...

  17. Ray Parker Jr.

    [Verse 1] (Ghostbusters) If there's something strange In your neighborhood Who you gonna call? (Ghostbusters) [Verse 2] If there's something weird And it don't look good Who you gonna call?...

  18. Ghostbusters (1984) / YMMV

    From the theme song: "Bustin' makes me feel good!" Also from the theme song: "An invisible man sleeping in your bed" Adorkable: ... Not only is this very tiring, but combined with how slowly the Ghostbusters move, it makes it nearly impossible to avoid the ghosts. The final fight has a time limit, requiring you to beat Gozer before Staypuff ...

  19. The line "Bustin' makes me feel good" from the Ghostbusters theme song

    The line "Bustin' makes me feel good" from the Ghostbusters theme song changes the tone of the song if taken out of the context of removing ghosts. "Mm... if you've had a dose Of a freaky ghost baby You better call ghostbusters Bustin' makes me feel good" This thread is archived New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast 1 comment Best

  20. Ghostbusters ( Busting Makes Me Feel Good )

    [Verse 1] Ghostbusters If there's something strange In your neighborhood Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters If there's something weird And it don't look good Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters,...

  21. Bustin' (Makes Me Feel Good)

    Ghostbusters 2 had a line about Ray and Egon fucking the mood slime. ....in which a scientists gets a blowjob from a ghost, meanwhile venkman pursues dana barrett with all the gusto of a sexual predator, and almost talked a student into sleeping with him. and the sexual references are everywhere in this....

  22. Bustin' Makes Me Feel Good

    But now that we know that the same guy who wrote songs like "When You're in Need of Love" and "You Need this To Satisfy That" is behind those lyrics, it becomes pretty obvious what ...

  23. Bustin Makes Me Feel Good

    This is the greatest ghost busting of All Time