C-List Ghosts of the Real Ghostbusters:
Not Now, Slimer!
This time around, the Ghostbusters find themselves defeated at every turn by a squid-like ghost that just
refuses to be captured. After feeding PKE data into an amazing 1984 computer, Egon discovers that the Squid
is formed from
multiple lesser ghosts that leaked from the containment unit, kinda making it the champion of all
these no-name weirdos I've been blathering about. During his explanation, we get a neat little look at his
computer simulation:
The Real Ghostbusters is copyright 1984 Columbia Pictures
The first bowling-pin thing is a ghost that stuck out in my memory from my very first viewing of this episode. A
lazy, thoughtless sort of design, but almost
more intriguing for it. Is that an eye? Is that a beak? I don't
recognize the little guy from any other episode, but I definitely recognize the others here.
The weird, floating head is another fairly cool one.
Upside-down pterosaur and upside-down face can each be seen in multiple episodes as background ghosts.
This whole sequence apparently left quite an impression on me, as I ran off to draw it as soon as the episode
ended. I was probably five years old: