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{{Infobox television episode
 
{{Infobox television episode
 
| Title = The Boogieman Cometh
 
| Title = The Boogieman Cometh
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| Image = [[File:The_Boogieman_Cometh_Title.jpg|200px]]
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| Series = Real Ghostbusters
 
| Season = 1
 
| Season = 1
 
| Episode = 6
 
| Episode = 6
| Airdate = {{Start date|1986}}
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| Airdate = {{Start date|1986|10|18}}
| Writer =  
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| Writer = [[Michael Reaves]]
 
| Episode list = [[Real Ghostbusters: Season 1]]<br/>[[Real Ghostbusters: Episode Guide]]
 
| Episode list = [[Real Ghostbusters: Season 1]]<br/>[[Real Ghostbusters: Episode Guide]]
| Prev =  
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| Prev = [[Troll Bridge]]
| Next =  
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| Next = [[Mr. Sandman, Dream Me a Dream]]
 
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Two children turn up at the firehouse claiming that the Boogieman is living in their closet, leading the skeptical Ghostbusters on a mission to bedroom closets throughout New York, and finally into the twisted world of the Boogieman himself!
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==Plot==
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{{empty section|date=December 2012}}
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==Characters==
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<gallery>
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File:Real_Ghostbusters_Peter_Venkman.jpg|link=Peter Venkman|<center>'''[[Peter Venkman]]'''</center>
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File:Real_Ghostbusters_Egon_Spengler.jpg|link=Egon Spengler|<center>'''[[Egon Spengler]]'''</center>
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File:Real_Ghostbusters_Ray_Stantz.jpg|link=Ray Stantz|<center>'''[[Ray Stantz]]'''</center>
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File:Real_Ghostbusters_Winston_Zeddemore.jpg|link=Winston Zeddemore|<center>'''[[Winston Zeddemore]]'''</center>
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File:Real_Ghostbusters_Janine_Melnitz.jpg|link=Janine Melnitz|<center>'''[[Janine Melnitz]]'''</center>
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File:Real_Ghostbusters_Slimer.jpg|link=Slimer|<center>'''[[Slimer]]'''</center>
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</gallery>
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==Trivia==
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*The title of the episode is likely a reference to the play, The Iceman Cometh.
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*The Boogieman visiting Egon as a child was what piqued his interest in the supernatural.
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*The Boogieman reappears in The Bogeyman is Back though his name is spelled differently.
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*Peter sudden changes from pajamas to uniform after Egon suggest they investigate.
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*In an animation error, two Peters get out of Ecto-1 at the Carters house.
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*When Egon slams down his fist when talking about the Boogieman, the audio is slightly out of sync.
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*Peter says "See you on the other side, Egon!", exactly what he says to Ray in a climactic moment in the first Ghostbusters movie"
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*Before jumping into the portal to the Boogieman's realm, Egon shouts "KHAN!", Captain Kirk's famous line in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.
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*This episode was done is a series of View Master reels, a popular toy in the 80's.
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*The song used in this episode is The Boogieman by Tahiti.
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*Ray references crossing the streams.
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==Quotes==
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:'''Peter Venkman''': ''Watch out for that hot dog cart Winston. Don't hit that newstand!''<br>
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:'''Winston Zeddemore''': ''Ray, we should've put another wheel in the back seat for him.''<br>
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:'''Louey the ghost''': ''You'll never take me alive coppers!''<br>
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:'''Egon Spengler''': ''Of course not, you're a ghost!''<br>
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:'''Louey the Ghost''': ''Oh yeah. I keep forgetting!''<br>
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:'''Peter Venkman''': ''Another ghost, another dollar.''<br>
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:'''Winston Zeddemore''': ''Boy I'm exhausted.''<br>
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:'''Peter Venkman''': ''Yeah, I don't know about you guys, but I'm gonna sleep like the dead.''<br>
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:'''Egon Spengler''': ''Possibily not the most appropriate metaphor Peter, considering our line of work.''<br>
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:'''Winston Zeddemore''': ''Remember, as long as you're not afraid, he can't hurt you.''<br>
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:'''Ray Stantz''': ''Hmph! I want a glass of water.''<br>
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:'''Peter Venkman''': ''(Hands Ray a glass of water) Here, now go to sleep!''<br>
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:'''Ray Stantz''': ''Peeteerr.''<br>
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:'''Peter Venkman''': ''What?!''<br>
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:'''Ray Stantz''': ''Tell me a story.''<br>
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:'''Winston Zeddemore''': ''He's just getting into the role.''<br>
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:'''Peter Venkman''': ''He's gonna be in a bodycast if he keeps this up! (Looks over at Ray and starts telling a story) Once upon a time there were four Ghostbusters who had a job to do, only they couldn't do it 'cause one of them wouldn't go to sleep! THE END!!! (Slams door)''<br>
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:'''Ray Stantz''': ''Thppt!!''<br>
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:'''Egon Spengler''': ''Go! I'll hold him off!''<br>
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:'''Peter Venkman''': ''Oh Yeah? You and what Starfleet?''<br>
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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File:The_Boogieman_Cometh_Gallery_1.jpg
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File:The_Boogieman_Cometh_Gallery_2.jpg
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File:The_Boogieman_Cometh_Gallery_3.jpg
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File:The_Boogieman_Cometh_Gallery_17.jpg
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File:The_Boogieman_Cometh_Gallery_18.jpg
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File:The_Boogieman_Cometh_Gallery_19.jpg
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File:The_Boogieman_Cometh_Gallery_20.jpg
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</gallery>
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{{Real Ghostbusters}}
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Latest revision as of 20:01, December 9, 2012

"The Boogieman Cometh"
Real Ghostbusters episode
The Boogieman Cometh Title.jpg
Episode no. Season 1
Episode 6
Written by Michael Reaves
Original air date October 18, 1986 (1986-10-18)
Episode chronology
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"Troll Bridge"
Next →
"Mr. Sandman, Dream Me a Dream"
Real Ghostbusters: Season 1
Real Ghostbusters: Episode Guide

Two children turn up at the firehouse claiming that the Boogieman is living in their closet, leading the skeptical Ghostbusters on a mission to bedroom closets throughout New York, and finally into the twisted world of the Boogieman himself!

Plot

Characters


Trivia

  • The title of the episode is likely a reference to the play, The Iceman Cometh.
  • The Boogieman visiting Egon as a child was what piqued his interest in the supernatural.
  • The Boogieman reappears in The Bogeyman is Back though his name is spelled differently.
  • Peter sudden changes from pajamas to uniform after Egon suggest they investigate.
  • In an animation error, two Peters get out of Ecto-1 at the Carters house.
  • When Egon slams down his fist when talking about the Boogieman, the audio is slightly out of sync.
  • Peter says "See you on the other side, Egon!", exactly what he says to Ray in a climactic moment in the first Ghostbusters movie"
  • Before jumping into the portal to the Boogieman's realm, Egon shouts "KHAN!", Captain Kirk's famous line in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.
  • This episode was done is a series of View Master reels, a popular toy in the 80's.
  • The song used in this episode is The Boogieman by Tahiti.
  • Ray references crossing the streams.

Quotes

Peter Venkman: Watch out for that hot dog cart Winston. Don't hit that newstand!
Winston Zeddemore: Ray, we should've put another wheel in the back seat for him.


Louey the ghost: You'll never take me alive coppers!
Egon Spengler: Of course not, you're a ghost!
Louey the Ghost: Oh yeah. I keep forgetting!


Peter Venkman: Another ghost, another dollar.


Winston Zeddemore: Boy I'm exhausted.
Peter Venkman: Yeah, I don't know about you guys, but I'm gonna sleep like the dead.
Egon Spengler: Possibily not the most appropriate metaphor Peter, considering our line of work.


Winston Zeddemore: Remember, as long as you're not afraid, he can't hurt you.
Ray Stantz: Hmph! I want a glass of water.
Peter Venkman: (Hands Ray a glass of water) Here, now go to sleep!
Ray Stantz: Peeteerr.
Peter Venkman: What?!
Ray Stantz: Tell me a story.
Winston Zeddemore: He's just getting into the role.
Peter Venkman: He's gonna be in a bodycast if he keeps this up! (Looks over at Ray and starts telling a story) Once upon a time there were four Ghostbusters who had a job to do, only they couldn't do it 'cause one of them wouldn't go to sleep! THE END!!! (Slams door)
Ray Stantz: Thppt!!


Egon Spengler: Go! I'll hold him off!
Peter Venkman: Oh Yeah? You and what Starfleet?

Gallery