Extreme Ghostbusters

Extreme Ghostbusters/SYN/1997 (Wheelchair)

Garrett Miller (voiced by Jason Marsden), paraplegic member a group of teenagers known as Ghostbusters who track down supernatural entities all over New York City. Garrett was born not being able to walk and uses a wheelchair to get around. He is headstrong, enthusiastic, claustrophobic, a fan of extreme sports and studies to be a Physical Therapist so he can help the disabled.

extreme-ghostbusters-cartoon-garrett-wheelchair

The Ghostbusters are lead by Dr. Egon Spengler (voiced by Maurice LaMarche), who teaches a Paranormal 101 class at New York City College. He still lives in the firehouse used as the headquarters by the original Ghostbusters team. Janine Melnitz (voiced by Pat Musick), the Ghostbusters’ former receptionist assists Egon.

The remaining members of the new team recruited to battle the supernatural included:

  • Kylie Griffin (voiced by Tara Charendoff), a goth girl genius with black hair and lipstick. She is an expert on the occult and lives alone with her cat.
  • Eduardo Rivera (voiced by Rino Romano) , a sarcastic Latino slacker. He likes to chase the ladies,  but when trouble comes, he is ready for action.
  • Roland Jackson (voiced by Alfonso Ribeiro) , an African-American whiz with machinery who helps Egon maintain the Ecto-1 vehicle and Proton Packs used to capture ghosts.
  • Slimer (voiced by Billy West), a hungry green ghost who used to hang out with the original Ghostbusters.

Note: EXTREME GHOSTBUSTERS, as well as the animated series THE REAL GHOSTBUSTERS/ABC/1986-88 (later revamped as SLIMER! AND THE REAL GHOSTBUSTERS/ABC/1988-92) were spin-offs of the motion picture Ghostbusters (1984).

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s