The BEST Episodes of Ghostbusters
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 14, 2020
Often referred to as "Filmation's Ghostbusters," this 1986 animated series was based on the 1975 live-action TV show "The Ghost Busters" (neither of which are connected to the 1984 film "Ghostbusters" or its subsequent cartoon "The Real Ghostbusters"). In this series, Jake Kong Jr. and Eddie Spencer Jr. are sons of the original Ghost Busters, and they work alongside Tracy the Gorilla (who also worked with their fathers). Together, they are dedicated to ridding the world of the evil ghost wizard Prime Evil and his cast of henchmen.
#1 - Second Chance
Season 1 - Episode 41 - Aired Nov 3, 1986
The Tooth Scaries, a quartet of mischievous inner city ghosts are persuaded by Prime Evil to steal the Diamond of the Nile which was stolen from him four thousand years ago. The Ghostbusters must convince the Tooth Scaries with the help of their sister Flossy that good is better than evil.
#2 - Doggone Werewolf
Season 1 - Episode 43 - Aired Nov 5, 1986
Fangster goes out on his own and locates the Lost Bone of the Werewolf. With the mysterious bone he plans to complete a magical archway that can transform dogs into savage werewolves. Fangster must not only overpower the Ghostbusters for his plan to succeed, but also face the wrath of Prime Evil.
#3 - Knight of Terror
Season 1 - Episode 49 - Aired Nov 13, 1986
Corky's friend Gene, a young computer genius, is kidnapped by Prime Evil. The villain plans to use the boy to help take over the computers that control nuclear missiles and rule the world. Prime Evil's cousin the King of Terror uses his ghostly powers to scare Corky into not telling anyone about the incident.
#4 - Runaway Choo Choo
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Oct 8, 1986
The Ghostbusters travel to Norway to guard peace prize winner Dr. Alex Miller and Jessica from Prime Evil's latest ghostly plan. The gang not only has to protect Dr. Miller from Apparitia and Scared Stiff, but also stop the runaway train they find themselves on.
#5 - Frights of the Roundtable
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 9, 1986
Arriving in the future the Ghostbusters bust their first ghosts and meet Futura, the bewitching Ghostbuster of the future. They learn of an ancient Stone Tablet which has clues to their fathers' whereabouts leading them back in time to Camelot.
#6 - The Ones Who Saved the Future
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 12, 1986
Avoiding danger in prehistoric times and escaping the Ghost of the Missing Link, the Ghostbusters and Futura are overpowered and imprisoned in Prime Evil's Hauntquaters. The Ghostbusters must locate their fathers and defeat all of the ghosts before being turned into ghosts themselves.
#7 - I'll Be a Son of a Ghostbuster
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 8, 1986
The original Ghostbusters decide to retire and turn their ghostbusting business over to their sons. When their fathers are kidnapped by Prime Evil's ghosts, Jake and Eddie must overcome their fears and go ghostbusting sooner than they expected by journeying to the future.
#8 - Wacky Wax Museum
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 17, 1986
The Ghostbusters happily journey to Paris for the unveiling of their statues in Madame Tutu's Wax Museum. During their visit they have to stop the Tooth Scaries from bringing evil statues to life and prevent the Eiffel Tower from being destroyed.
#9 - The Ransom of Eddie Spenser
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 19, 1986
Prime Evil's latest plan has his Thunder Ghosts scaring the clouds into making it rain in an attempt to flood the Earth. Jake and Tracy are torn between saving the Earth or saving Eddie who has been captured by Prime Evil.
#10 - A Friend in Need
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 24, 1986
Prime Evil's rival, Big Evil arrives at Hauntquarters and using his Specter Scepter overpowers and imprisons the villain. In order to save the Earth the Ghostbusters find themselves working alongside Prime Evil.
#11 - The Secret of Mastodon Valley
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 11, 1986
As Jake and Futura attempt to rescue Tracy. Eddie gets lost and is worshipped by the Egyptians as the ghost of the Great Pharoah. The Ghostbusters must race to get their act together in an effort to locate the next piece of the Stone Tablet.
#12 - The Great Ghost Gorilla
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 23, 1986
While patrolling the skies the Ghostbusters are taken by surprise and Tracy is kidnapped. Traveling to another planet the Ghostbusters learn that it is the Great Ghost Gorilla who has kidnapped Tracy and is planning to use him as the model for an army of super gorilla robots.
#13 - Witch's Stew
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 15, 1986
The Ghostbusters race back in time to rescue Futura from Prime Evil at a Salem witch trial. They must not only stop the villain's latest plan, but they must convince the townsfolk that they are not evil spirits.
#14 - Mummy Dearest
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 16, 1986
Knowing the world would come to a standstill without any oil Prime Evil transforms Airhead into a giant so that he can scare the workers from the oil fields. The Ghostbusters travel to the Middle East to defeat the giant mummy.
#15 - Statue of Liberty
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 18, 1986
Jake's grandfather is due to be sworn in as a citizen of the United States of America, but during the ceremony everyone is shocked to discover that Prime Evil has stolen the Statue of Liberty. The Ghostbusters must rush to save the day.
#16 - No Pharoah at All
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 10, 1986
In Camelot the Ghostbusters team-up with Merlin's apprentice Fuddy in order to battle Sir Trance-A-Lot and recover the next piece of the Stone Tablet. Then they must travel back in time to ancient Egypt where Apparitia and Airhead capture Tracy intent on mummifying him.
#17 - No Mo' Snow
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 25, 1986
Prime Evil creates a dragon to melt the polar ice caps and flood the Earth. When the Ghostbusters discover their Ghost Command underwater they race to the North Pole where they find that fighting a fire-breathing dragon is not an easy bust.
#18 - Eddie Takes Charge
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 22, 1986
When Jake and Jessica go on a date Eddie and Tracy go to the rescue of a little girl which turns out to be a trap laid by Prime Evil and find themselves in an old ghost town where they meet a good ghost named Sheriff Stumbleweed and learn that Prime Evil has brought together the most fearsome ghosts from across the universe.
#19 - Tracy Come Back
Season 1 - Episode 42 - Aired Nov 4, 1986
Tracy is captured by Prime Evil and placed in a machine which will replace all of his good memories with memories in which Prime Evil always wins and he always fails. That Ghostbusters work against time to bring the big ape back to normal.
#20 - Prime Evil's Good Deed
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Sep 26, 1986
Big Evil returns to Hauntquarters and curses Prime Evil with the Arcane Curse, a spell that can only be broken by performing a geniune heartfelt good deed. A battle between Prime Evil and Big Evil takes place at Ghost Command with no winner in sight for the Ghostbusters.
#21 - The Headless Horseman Caper
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Sep 30, 1986
When Prime Evil sends Fangster to retrieve the Aztec Medallion, the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow, a former hench-ghost of Prime Evil arrives at the Ghostbusters Ghost Command warning them of the danger. But can they trust him?
#22 - Banish That Banshee
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Oct 1, 1986
After a howling contest takes place at Hauntquarters Prime Evil summons the Wailing Banshee whose voice can cause thunderstorms. The Ghostbusters must go back in time and find a leprechaun to help them defeat the Banshee.
#23 - Rollerghoster
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Oct 2, 1986
A newly opened ghostly-themed amusement park prompts Prime Evil to send Apparitia and Bratarat to haunt it. When the Ghostbusters realize that the ghosts are loose in the park they fight back, but they must first find Jessica's mischievous nephew Corky.
#24 - He Went Brataway
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Oct 3, 1986
In an attempt to impress Bratarina, Bratarat capitalizes on Prime Evil's vacation claming that he owns Hauntquarters. The Ghostbusters race to England to stop Bratarat, but not before the villain has already overthrown Buckingham Palace.
#25 - The Looking-Glass Warrior
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Oct 6, 1986
When the other-dimensional Invertroids begin capturing people through mirrors the Ghostbusters join forces with Jessica's uncle John Guardian in order to defeat them. But for the Ghostbusters to prevail a great sacrifice has to be made.