The BEST Episodes of The Real Ghostbusters

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 18, 2019

Network: ABC (US)

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 Headless Motorcyclist

#1 - 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 9.15
20 votes
Ghost Fight at the O.K. Corral

#2 - Ghost Fight at the O.K. Corral

Season 2 - Episode 43

In the small town of Tombstone, Arizona, the spirits of Doc Holiday and the Earps materialize, intent on recreating the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. The Ghostbusters may soon get caught in one of the greatest showdowns the west has ever seen.

star 9.05
20 votes
Ghostbuster of the Year

#3 - 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 9.00
23 votes
The Revenge of Murray the Mantis

#4 - The Revenge of Murray the Mantis

Season 2 - Episode 36

A large, inflatable balloon of Murray the Mantis becomes possessed during the balloon's appearance in a prominent New York parade. Overwhelmed, the Ghostbusters release the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man from the Containment Unit and a mighty battle begins.

star 9.00
20 votes
The Thing in Mrs. Faversham's Attic

#5 - The Thing in Mrs. Faversham's Attic

Season 2 - Episode 38

Mrs. Faversham has not gone up into her attic in over thirty years, not since her father imprisoned terrible forces within the attic. Now, driven nearly mad by the sounds above her, Mrs. Faversham turns to her only hope: the Ghostbusters.

star 9.00
21 votes
The Devil to Pay

#6 - The Devil to Pay

Season 2 - Episode 49

Ray and Winston are talked into going on a game show by Peter, who wants the price: a holiday to Tahiti. But the show is a front for something a lot more sinister and life threatening!

star 9.00
22 votes
Egon's Ghost

#7 - 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 8.92
24 votes
The Collect Call of Cathulhu

#8 - The Collect Call of Cathulhu

Season 2 - Episode 32

When the Necronomicon is stolen from the public library, the Ghostbusters find themselves fighting creatures in the sewers, chasing down cults, and researching comic books to help them in their mission.

star 8.88
24 votes
Cold Cash and Hot Water

#9 - Cold Cash and Hot Water

Season 2 - Episode 19

Peter's father stumbles upon a strange artifact in the Artic; a block of black ice containing a fire demon that was captured ages ago. Unfortunately, he and phony psychic Doctor Bassingame later unleash the demon into New York City!

star 8.87
23 votes
Knock, Knock

#10 - 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 8.85
26 votes
The Spirit of Aunt Lois

#11 - The Spirit of Aunt Lois

Season 2 - Episode 41

Ray's Aunt Lois invites the Ghostbusters to a séance conducted by phony spiritualist Dr. Bassingame... but aunt Lois is soon trapped by angry spirits.

star 8.75
24 votes
The Man Who Never Reached Home

#12 - The Man Who Never Reached Home

Season 2 - Episode 21

Simon Quegg, a selfish, insolent man, was cursed 100 years ago to never reach home, and is continually pursued by a terrible specter. When Ray is accidentally exchanged for Quegg, the Ghostbusters must try to break the curse!

star 8.71
24 votes
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 8.68
28 votes
Drool, the Dog-Faced Goblin

#14 - Drool, the Dog-Faced Goblin

Season 2 - Episode 34

The Ghostbusters discover a real goblin in an otherwise fake carnival sideshow, but even though they suspect it has been wreaking havoc in several towns, they are prevented from capturing it.

star 8.67
21 votes
The Cabinet of Calamari

#15 - The Cabinet of Calamari

Season 2 - Episode 13

Calamari, a magician and escape-artist supreme, is being haunted by a ghost that cannot be captured in a Ghost Trap. To make matters worse, Peter has fallen through Calamari's secret cabinet into a strange dimension!

star 8.67
24 votes
Ragnarok and Roll

#16 - 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 8.66
38 votes
Citizen Ghost

#17 - 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 8.60
42 votes
Night Game

#18 - Night Game

Season 2 - Episode 7

A mysterious battle fought by the forces of good and evil is being waged within a baseball stadium. Winston is soon drafted to play on the side of good... within an individual's soul as the prize.

star 8.55
31 votes
Lost and Foundry

#19 - Lost and Foundry

Season 2 - Episode 25

When a ghost is caught and trapped in a steelyard by the Ghostbusters, it appears to have been vaporized. However the ghost merges with the steel which is cut and distributed throughout the city…. And now it wants to reassemble itself!

star 8.52
23 votes
Victor the Happy Ghost

#20 - Victor the Happy Ghost

Season 2 - Episode 24

The Ghostbusters trap a small and harmless-looking ghost at a museum, but feel guilty. Back in the firehouse he is accidentally released and they decide not to place him in the Containment Unit. But to adopt him as a pet. But Slimer soon discovers a darker side to the new tenant.

star 8.50
20 votes
Mr. Sandman, Dream Me a Dream

#21 - 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 8.48
42 votes
Who're You Calling Two-Dimensional?

#22 - Who're You Calling Two-Dimensional?

Season 2 - Episode 9

Walt Fleischman, foremost cartoonist of the 1940s, has been missing for over thirty years, but strange sounds coming from his studio prompt the Ghostbusters into action. Will the Ghostbusters become cartoon characters?

star 8.45
29 votes
Chicken, He Clucked

#23 - Chicken, He Clucked

Season 2 - Episode 26

A man driven mad by the constant smell of chicken in his life from a nearby chicken restaurant makes a deal with a demon to rid the world of all the chickens in existence.

star 8.44
25 votes
Elementary My Dear Winston

#24 - Elementary My Dear Winston

Season 5 - Episode 3

The fictional spirits of Sherlock Holmes, his trusted aide Watson, and the nefarious Moriarty materialize in Manhattan. Moriarty begins absorbing evil from various modern-day sources, determined to transform into a real, corporeal villain! Winston soon learns that the game's afoot!

star 8.41
17 votes
The Grundel

#25 - 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 8.35
23 votes