Ghostbusters animated series is one of the most popular cartoons of all time, and we believe that each of us grew up watching it over and over again. Ghostbusters fans will be thrilled to know that the animated series is in the spotlight these days. That’s why, in this article, we’ll share everything we know so far about the future of the animated series. Keep scrolling to learn more!
Directed by Ivan Reitman, the first Ghostbusters movie was shot in 1984 and starred Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis and many others. It revolved around three parapsychologists who are forced out of their college funding and start a unique ghost removal service in New York City that attracts frightened but skeptical customers.
After that, several Ghostbusters cartoons were released, following the story of their predecessor and winning our hearts and a large fan base. Not only children, but people of all ages loved and followed the Ghostbusters animated series with enthusiasm in the 1980s and 1990s. These days, there is a glimmer of hope that our favorite cartoon might return, and we are already excited! If you are eagerly awaiting a new Ghostbusters animated series like we are, read on for the latest news about the series. Let’s dive in!
Ghostbusters Animated Series Netflix
Die-hard Ghostbusters fans know that June 8, 2022 was the 38th anniversary of the release of the original Ghostbusters movie in 1984, so we want to share with you wonderful news about the future of the animated series. Ghostbusters is coming back!
On Day 3 of Geeked Week 2022, Netflix announced a new Ghosbusters animated series during the Animation Showcase. There’s no further information yet, all we know is that the upcoming movie will be produced by the co-writers of 2012 movie Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Gil Kenan and Jason Reitman, the son of Ivan Reitman, the director of the original Ghostbusters film.
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How Many Ghostbusters Cartoons Are There?
There are 3 Ghostbusters cartoons. The first one under the name Ghostbusters was released in 1986 and ran for 65 episodes. Then The Real Ghostbusters aired between 1986 and 1991 and followed the ongoing adventures of the Ghostbusters staff. At the beginning of the fourth season in 1988, the series was renamed Slimer! and the Real Ghostbusters.
After 6 years, in 1997, the animated series Extreme Ghostbusters was released. The short-lived series ran for only 40 episodes. The series was set a few years after the events of the original series and movies. It revolved around Dr. Egon Spengler, who agrees to help a group of his young students re-form the Ghostbusters under his guidance.
There is no doubt that all the Ghostbusters cartoons were among the favorites of their time, as they rose to worldwide fame and reached so many people all over the world.
Does Netflix Have The Real Ghostbusters?
No, Netflix doesn’t have the animated series. Then how can you watch The Real Ghostbusters? Well, you can stream all 7 seasons of the series on Amazon Prime Video.
Why Was The Real Ghostbusters Cancelled?
The 7th season of The Real Ghostbusters had only 4 episodes and was ended all of a sudden without any explanation. But why was The Real Ghostbusters canceled? Well, as we just said, there’s is no certain information about the cancelation of the popular animated series. Moreover, we’re sure that many fans are wondering what the reason is. We believe that the ratings of The Real Ghostbusters dropped a lot back then, and that could be the reason for the series’ cancelation.