The Best Episodes of The Real Ghostbusters

Last Updated: Apr 17, 2019

The Real Ghostbusters continues where the first movie left off, with the four Ghostbusters facing forces of the supernatural. Helping out the Ghostbusters would be their secretary, Janine Melnitz, and (eventually) Louis Tully. Also joining in would be the green ghost busted at the Sedgewick Hotel in the first movie, which was given the name Slimer.

The Halloween Door

#1 - The Halloween Door

Season 5 - Episode 9

The Chairman of Citizens United Against Halloween, a man named Crowley, wishes to hire the Ghostbusters to assist him in his crusade. When they refuse, Crowley mistakenly opens up the Halloween Door and breaks the underworld's ancient contract of imprisonment! The Ghostbusters must now battle Boogaloo and save the world!

star 8.75
8 votes
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The Slob

#2 - The Slob

Season 6 - Episode 9

A New York garbage strike on the hottest day of the year prompts the appearance of Glob, who teams up with the misguided Professor Dweeb, to bust his baby brother Sleaze out of the Ghostbusters' Containment Unit!

star 8.40
5 votes
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The Headless Motorcyclist

#3 - The Headless Motorcyclist

Season 2 - Episode 37

A descendant of Ichabod Crane is, as his predecessors, tormented by the frequent appearances of the Headless Horseman, who attacks anyone that gets close to her. The Ghostbusters must help break the curse, but Peter's got troubles with the police!

star 8.20
5 votes
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Knock, Knock

#4 - Knock, Knock

Season 2 - Episode 40

Subway workmen accidentally open a door that unleashes all of the evil from hell and it begins to spread across New York, primarily through the subway tunnels. This time, the Ghostbusters may not come back alive!

star 8.18
11 votes
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Slimer, Is That You?

#5 - Slimer, Is That You?

Season 3 - Episode 3

During a freak accident, Egon's mind and Slimer's mind are exchanged hours before Egon is due to enter a test of mental power with the ghostly Master of Shadows. Can Egon reverse the process, even as his personality deteriorates into a quest for food?

star 8.18
11 votes
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Live! from Al Capone's Tomb

#6 - Live! from Al Capone's Tomb

Season 5 - Episode 8

Much to his comrades' displeasure Peter sells the Ghostbusters' television rights and telecasts the new show live from Al Capone's tomb in order to stage the fake appearance of his ghost ad midnight. Unfortunately, the real Al Capone shows up, and he's angry.

star 8.17
6 votes
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Ghostbuster of the Year

#7 - Ghostbuster of the Year

Season 2 - Episode 14

Charles Foster Hearse III, millionaire publisher of the Spooks Illustrated, challenges the Ghostbusters to a friendly competition to find out which one of them deserves to be on the cover of the next issue as "Ghost Hunter of the Year."

star 8.13
8 votes
Ragnarok and Roll

#8 - Ragnarok and Roll

Season 2 - Episode 3

A young man hurt by the woman he loves decides that there is far too much pain in the world and, aided by his loyal yet reluctant companion, sets about a chain of events that will bring Ragnarok, the end of the world!

star 8.05
22 votes
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#9 - Poultrygeist

Season 4 - Episode 3

A Werechicken strikes an unsuspecting farmhouse, leaving a trail of mayhem and one very large egg. After a hungry Slimer tries to cook the egg and unintentionally hatches it, the newborn Werechicken bites Egon, turning him into a half-man, half-chicken creature!

star 8.00
8 votes
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#10 - Robo-Buster

Season 4 - Episode 5

Janine falls head-over-heels for a wealthy industrialist who uses her friendship to gain acess to the Ghostbusters' files, from which he creates the Robo-Buster X-1! Now, the manufacturer claims the Robo-Buster doesn't merely contain spirits.. It actually destroys them!

star 8.00
7 votes
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Egon's Ghost

#11 - Egon's Ghost

Season 2 - Episode 11

When Egon is accidentally zapped by one of his own inventions on a bust, he becomes, for all intents and purposes, a ghost. Can the Ghostbusters build a replacement before Egon fades into oblivion?

star 8.00
9 votes
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Citizen Ghost

#12 - Citizen Ghost

Season 1 - Episode 11

This flashback story reveals the origins of how and why Slimer came to live with the Ghostbusters, in events immediately following their film encounter with Gozer.

star 7.96
25 votes
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Doctor, Doctor

#13 - Doctor, Doctor

Season 2 - Episode 22

During a skirmish at a chemical factory, the Ghostbusters are covered with a contaminated ectoplasmic chemical... and it changes them in creepy ways!

star 7.93
14 votes
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Once Upon a Slime

#14 - Once Upon a Slime

Season 3 - Episode 5

Not wanting to return his favorite fairy-tale book to the library, Slimer hides it in Egon's latest invention and accidentally turns it on. The next day the fairy tales have come to life, and the fantastical beings learn that Egon's machine was designed to turn ethereal entities into solid matter!

star 7.88
8 votes
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Take Two

#15 - Take Two

Season 1 - Episode 10

The Ghostbusters are flown out to Hollywood to oversee production of a movie being made about their story. On a tour of the studio they are called into action, but they're armed with fake Proton Packs by mistake!

star 7.87
24 votes
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Mr. Sandman, Dream Me a Dream

#16 - Mr. Sandman, Dream Me a Dream

Season 1 - Episode 7

The Sandman decides that humanity might stop its warring and fighting if it had a five-hundered-year-long nap, but his sleep dust causes dreams to come to life, creating havoc for the Ghostbusters!

star 7.85
26 votes
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A Ghost Grows in Brooklyn

#17 - A Ghost Grows in Brooklyn

Season 2 - Episode 50

A possessed geranium is given to the Ghostbusters as a gift, who in turn present it to Janine. The plant soon grows and begins to overthrow New York, but how do you "bust" a plant?

star 7.83
6 votes
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#18 - Masquerade

Season 2 - Episode 57

Young Kenny fancies himself a Ghostbuster, and having been given a tour of the firehouse, tries to convince his friends that he is a member of the team. In an effort to prove himself, the boy enters a haunted house with one of Egon's latest inventions.

star 7.83
6 votes
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When Halloween Was Forever

#19 - When Halloween Was Forever

Season 1 - Episode 8

When ancient ruins arrive in New York for examination, the evil spirit of Samhain is released! He declares that Halloween should last forever and calls forth an army of the night!

star 7.82
34 votes
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Transcendental Tourists

#20 - Transcendental Tourists

Season 5 - Episode 12

Peter, Winston and Slimer head for Mount Rushmore on a much-anticipated vacation. However, a ghost family on their centennial holiday want the place all to themselves!

star 7.80
5 votes
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The Grundel

#21 - The Grundel

Season 3 - Episode 10

A young boy asks the Ghostbusters about a strange creature he has seen talking to his brother. Egon soon realizes that the boy described a Grundel, a creature who appears to young kids and turns them bad, until they become Grundels themselves.

star 7.75
8 votes
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#22 - Venk-Man!

Season 5 - Episode 10

Peter becomes supercharged with extraordinary powers of strength and flight, but his new super powers are not without a price.

star 7.75
4 votes
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Trading Faces

#23 - Trading Faces

Season 5 - Episode 11

A bullying ghost resembling Slimer escapes from the Ghostworld through an antique mirror, then traps Slimer and Louis in Ghostworld.

star 7.75
4 votes
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Not Now, Slimer!

#24 - Not Now, Slimer!

Season 7 - Episode 2

Slimer has been pestering they guys too much and they finally snap at him. He sulks off to the attic, just as the Ghostbusters are called out on a mission. When a powerful ghost heads for the firehouse to destroy it, a despondent Slimer is the last line of defense!

star 7.75
8 votes
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The Boogeyman Is Back

#25 - The Boogeyman Is Back

Season 3 - Episode 4

After a near-death experience atop the World Trade Center towers, Egon's fear inadvertently releases the Boogieman from his dimensional prison. The Ghostbusters follow him to a hideously converted amusement park, where he traps them with their own fear, leaving Slimer and the Junior Ghostbusters to save the day.

star 7.73
11 votes
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