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  • DarkPrimusDarkPrimus What a bright time, it's the Prime time... Registered User regular
    edited November 2008
    sarukun wrote: »
    Bedlam wrote: »
    Man I really wanna see the cthulhu episode.

    I remember the one where stay puft is a good guy though. You walks in a parade and some manta ray ghost piggy backs on the dude to get out.

    Also I remember seeing the cartoon first and being all confused at the movie when slimer wasnt a good guy.

    I was convinced for the longest time the MOVIE was based on the CARTOON.

    In the cartoon continuity, the first movie is actually a dramatization of their beginnings as Ghostbusters and their fight with Gozer. There's an episode where they go to Hollywood to visit the set.

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  • sarukunsarukun Mr. Bulldopps Get SchwiftyRegistered User regular
    edited November 2008
    DarkPrimus wrote: »
    sarukun wrote: »
    Bedlam wrote: »
    Man I really wanna see the cthulhu episode.

    I remember the one where stay puft is a good guy though. You walks in a parade and some manta ray ghost piggy backs on the dude to get out.

    Also I remember seeing the cartoon first and being all confused at the movie when slimer wasnt a good guy.

    I was convinced for the longest time the MOVIE was based on the CARTOON.

    In the cartoon continuity, the first movie is actually a dramatization of their beginnings as Ghostbusters and their fight with Gozer. There's an episode where they go to Hollywood to visit the set.

    That might have had something to do with screwing me up timeline wise.

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  • BedlamBedlam Registered User regular
    edited November 2008
    not seeing the boxed set on amazon :s

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  • The Lovely BastardThe Lovely Bastard Registered User regular
    edited November 2008
    it's exclusive to time life, that's why!

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  • DarkPrimusDarkPrimus What a bright time, it's the Prime time... Registered User regular
    edited November 2008
    What TLB said.

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  • BedlamBedlam Registered User regular
    edited November 2008
    oh eff I probably should have read the op

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  • laughingfuzzballlaughingfuzzball Registered User regular
    edited November 2008
    sarukun wrote: »
    DarkPrimus wrote: »
    sarukun wrote: »
    Bedlam wrote: »
    Man I really wanna see the cthulhu episode.

    I remember the one where stay puft is a good guy though. You walks in a parade and some manta ray ghost piggy backs on the dude to get out.

    Also I remember seeing the cartoon first and being all confused at the movie when slimer wasnt a good guy.

    I was convinced for the longest time the MOVIE was based on the CARTOON.

    In the cartoon continuity, the first movie is actually a dramatization of their beginnings as Ghostbusters and their fight with Gozer. There's an episode where they go to Hollywood to visit the set.

    That might have had something to do with screwing me up timeline wise.

    The first time I saw the movie, I was amazed that they found someone who actually looked like Egon.

    My stepdad thought that was one of the dumbest things ever, and quickly set me straight.

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  • DarkPrimusDarkPrimus What a bright time, it's the Prime time... Registered User regular
    edited November 2008
    Bedlam wrote: »
    oh eff I probably should have read the op

    Probably a good idea.



    fuzzball: When they're watching the movie, Venkman says "He doesn't look a thing like me!"

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  • laughingfuzzballlaughingfuzzball Registered User regular
    edited November 2008
    That's glorious.

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  • GoatmonGoatmon I'm nodding. Is everyone else nodding?Registered User regular
    edited November 2008
    I loved when the original team appeared on The Extreme Ghostbusters.

    The four of them get back after reliving some of their glory days, hunting down a new Ghost, and Garret (Who always gets the cheesiest lines) starts grumbling about Peter using a stupid catch phrase.

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  • ThanatosThanatos Registered User regular
    edited November 2008
    Goatmon wrote: »
    I loved when the original team appeared on The Extreme Ghostbusters.

    The four of them get back after reliving some of their glory days, hunting down a new Ghost, and Garret (Who always gets the cheesiest lines) starts grumbling about Peter using a stupid catch phrase.
    We do not speak of that abomination.

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  • TankHammerTankHammer Atlanta Ghostbuster Atlanta, GARegistered User regular
    edited November 2008
    Thanatos wrote: »
    Goatmon wrote: »
    I loved when the original team appeared on The Extreme Ghostbusters.

    The four of them get back after reliving some of their glory days, hunting down a new Ghost, and Garret (Who always gets the cheesiest lines) starts grumbling about Peter using a stupid catch phrase.
    We do not speak of that abomination.

    Fuck YOU Thanatos.

    Extreme Ghostbusters was an excellent cartoon, as was Men In Black the series. Anyone who says otherwise probably never even watched the fucking thing and is just trying to put it down because the only exposure they had to it was through commercials or the occasional still image showing that they have a girl and a guy in a wheelchair in the show so it's obviously stupid.

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  • The Lovely BastardThe Lovely Bastard Registered User regular
    edited November 2008
    Extreme Ghostbusters was too politically correct

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  • BedlamBedlam Registered User regular
    edited November 2008
    Men in black was good?

    Dang because I have access to that on demand now too.

    I never really gave it a shot because the continutiy is all jacked up.

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  • AntimatterAntimatter Registered User regular
    edited November 2008
    If you don't watch MIB the series as soon as possible, I will slap you over the internet Bedlam. The episodes are pretty much standalones except for a few odd ducks.

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  • ThanatosThanatos Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Thanatos wrote: »
    Goatmon wrote: »
    I loved when the original team appeared on The Extreme Ghostbusters.

    The four of them get back after reliving some of their glory days, hunting down a new Ghost, and Garret (Who always gets the cheesiest lines) starts grumbling about Peter using a stupid catch phrase.
    We do not speak of that abomination.
    Fuck YOU Thanatos.

    Extreme Ghostbusters was an excellent cartoon, as was Men In Black the series. Anyone who says otherwise probably never even watched the fucking thing and is just trying to put it down because the only exposure they had to it was through commercials or the occasional still image showing that they have a girl and a guy in a wheelchair in the show so it's obviously stupid.
    I watched two episodes of it, and both episodes were abysmal.

    Never watched the MiB cartoon, so I can't really comment on it.

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  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Ho! Ho! Ho! Drink Coke!Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    the MiB cartoon was fantastic, screw continuity

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  • The Lovely BastardThe Lovely Bastard Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    centi are you a bad enough dude to have the ghostbusters boxed set

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  • VisionOfClarityVisionOfClarity Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    the MiB cartoon was fantastic, screw continuity

    I watched the episodes on demand with my ex-roomie and the first thing she had to say about it is to complain about the continuity. Then she got over it because it's a great show.

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  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Ho! Ho! Ho! Drink Coke!Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    centi are you a bad enough dude to have the ghostbusters boxed set

    no

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  • The Lovely BastardThe Lovely Bastard Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    centi are you a bad enough dude to have the ghostbusters boxed set

    no

    figures

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  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Ho! Ho! Ho! Drink Coke!Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    I never saw it when it was originally on, and I don't like spending large amounts of money

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  • The Lovely BastardThe Lovely Bastard Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    god you are the worst person

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  • MorivethMoriveth Nobody suspects a thing... Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    The MIB cartoon was awesome and it had an awesome theme song

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr8KAxTFMyU&feature=related

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  • TankHammerTankHammer Atlanta Ghostbuster Atlanta, GARegistered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Extreme Ghostbusters was too politically correct

    By the argument that XGB is a bad show because it has a cast that fits most societal groups (latino, female, black and differently-abled person) then you would have to apply this to other shows as well.

    Justice League comes to mind.

    Basically what I am saying is that my big "fuck you" still stands.

    Required viewing to have a valid opinion of this show is the following:

    Darkness at Noon part 1
    Darkness at Noon part 2
    Back in the Saddle part 1
    Back in the Saddle part 2
    Back in the Saddle part 3

    and the optional episode: Grease
    "The XGBs must combat a mischievous gremlin, all the while under the watchful eye of two government agents who see the Ghostbusters as criminals."

    This government agents in this episode are parodies of Jay and Kay from MIB except the wise-cracking rookie is white while the sober, dry elder is black.

    Extreme Ghostbusters was created much more in-step with the earlier seasons of The Real Ghostbusters cartoon and hence has the same humorous romantic tension between Egon and Janine, a lot more literary references and monsters that are a lot creepier and more demonic in nature than the cartoony ghosts who showed up in the later episodes of RGB.

    All Real Ghostbusters fans should also check out the episode "Grundelesque", which ties directly into the episode featuring the Grundle in the original series.
    "The Grundel appears to be hunting after children again, but when Egon reveals that the Original Ghostbusters captured the Grundel years ago, Kylie realises that the new Grundel is actually connected to her long-lost childhood best friend."

    That episode is super-creepy when you realize this poor kid's been abducted and transformed into a hideous child-eating monster for the last decade and a half.

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  • The Lovely BastardThe Lovely Bastard Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    I never said Extreme Ghostbusters was bad, but come on now

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  • DarkPrimusDarkPrimus What a bright time, it's the Prime time... Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    I only ever saw like half an episode of Extreme Ghostbusters - I would be willing to give it a shot.

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  • GoatmonGoatmon I'm nodding. Is everyone else nodding?Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Moriveth wrote: »
    The MIB cartoon was awesome and it had an awesome theme song

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr8KAxTFMyU&feature=related

    I love that bass guitar sound they use.

    It works so well, I like the cool and composed minimalist style they ran with for the visuals.

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  • TankHammerTankHammer Atlanta Ghostbuster Atlanta, GARegistered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Listen, all I'm saying is that when you actually watch the show the fact that they made Garret a paraplegic has zero impact on the quality of the show itself. In fact they make jokes about it pretty often. The character is a lot like Joe in Family Guy. Over-developed upper-body and overbearing personality to make up for the fact he can't feel anything below his waist.

    In one episode they're chasing a creature in Queens and it disappears into some trees up a hill. Garret is making fun of Eduardo for not keeping up when he hits the grass hill which slows him to a crawl. Eduardo laughs at him and runs by only to be hit with a side cramp because he's out of shape.

    They've also done a "I can't feel my legs" joke.
    DarkPrimus wrote: »
    I only ever saw like half an episode of Extreme Ghostbusters - I would be willing to give it a shot.

    Google any of the episodes I mentioned. Some are on YouTube.

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  • MathildaMathilda Registered User
    edited December 2008
    Hey Kant, I think you may be overreacting just a tiny bit.

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  • TankHammerTankHammer Atlanta Ghostbuster Atlanta, GARegistered User regular
    edited December 2008
    I like the show. I just think anyone who is a fan of the original cartoon should give it a chance.

    It gets a lot of un-warranted negativity.

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  • DrIanMalcolmDrIanMalcolm Does somebody go out into the park and pull up the dinosaurs' skirts?Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Extreme Ghostbusters was awesome

    although that one guy constantly reminded me of Gambit

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  • DarkPrimusDarkPrimus What a bright time, it's the Prime time... Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Oh man speaking of I just saw the episode where they end up defeating some jazz musician's ghost by playing rock and roll, and the girl who owns the hotel they stay at has the worst excuse for a Cajun accent ever.

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  • GoatmonGoatmon I'm nodding. Is everyone else nodding?Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Extreme Ghostbusters was awesome

    although that one guy constantly reminded me of Gambit

    Eduardo?

    But he's the ladies man of the group. You're not allowed to hate the ladies man.

    Or was that Garret?

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  • MagicPrimeMagicPrime Designated Wizard Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Eduardo?

    He's a scientist.

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  • TankHammerTankHammer Atlanta Ghostbuster Atlanta, GARegistered User regular
    edited December 2008
    EDUARDO STOP!

    What!? She's legal!

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  • MagicPrimeMagicPrime Designated Wizard Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOZVjXkkjTM

    new Ghostbuster: The Videogame trailer!

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  • DarkPrimusDarkPrimus What a bright time, it's the Prime time... Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    I watched an episode of Extreme Ghostbusters on YouTube, and I think I have a new "worst cover ever" contender...

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  • DrIanMalcolmDrIanMalcolm Does somebody go out into the park and pull up the dinosaurs' skirts?Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Man if they let you drive the Ecto-1 I'll be happy

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  • DarkPrimusDarkPrimus What a bright time, it's the Prime time... Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    I'd rather not have a driving section than have one that is shittily tacked-on, as so many are.

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