The Real Ghostbusters (1986) s01e06 Episode Script

The Boogieman Cometh

Ghostbusters ♪
If there's something strange ♪
In the neighborhood ♪
Who you gonna call? ♪
Ghostbusters ♪
If there's something weird ♪
And it don't look good ♪
Who you gonna call? ♪
Ghostbusters ♪
I ain't afraid of no ghost ♪
I ain't afraid of no ghost ♪
Who you gonna call? ♪
Ghostbusters ♪
Who you gonna call? ♪
Ghostbusters ♪
Ghostbusters ♪
Ghostbusters ♪
Whoa, look out!
OK, we're on him now.
Watch out for the hot dog cart, Winston.
Don't hit that newsstand.
Ray, you should have put another wheel
in the back seat for him.
Ghostbusters ♪
OK, Louie, we got you covered.
You'll never take me alive, coppers.
Of course not. You're a ghost.
Oh, yeah. I keep forgetting.
And if I'm a ghost, I can do this.
You don't scare us, Louie.
Take away those supernatural powers
and you're nothing
but another two-bit deadwood.
One, two, three!
Nah, nah, nah.
Hit it.
Nah, nah, nah.
I've been framed, see?
Nah, nah, nah!
Another ghost, another dollar.
Let's get it back
to the containment chamber.
hurry up, Egon.
Boy, I'm exhausted.
Yeah, I don't know about you guys,
but I'm gonna sleep like the dead.
Possibly not the most
appropriate metaphor, Peter,
considering our line of work.
Janine, we're all going beddy-bye now,
so don't let anyone in.
Whatever you say, Dr. Venkman.
And now for some rest.
You've been sleeping on my pillow again,
haven't you?
Who, me?
Oh, me? Uh-uh, uh-uh. No way.
Slimer, if you had any days left,
they'd be numbered.
Hey, Ray, I think it might be a good time
to test this new ghost bomb Egon designed.
You know, the one guaranteed
to disintegrate all spirits
within a 50-yard radius?
No! No, please.
Works every time.
Hey, guys.
Ah, Janine, do you know what time it is?
I know you told me not to let anyone in,
but I think this
qualifies as an exception.
Remind me to pay you sometime
so I can cut your salary.
What is it, Janine?
Meet Megan and Kenny Carter.
They wanna hire us.
They wanna hire us?
You can have everything in our piggybank.
Well, our usual fee for a standard capture
and containment is $1,500.
But we'll make an exception.
Janine, get the kids some
cookies and milk, will you?
OK, kids, suppose you tell old Winston
what the problem is?
Well, sir, it's like this.
-It's the Bogeyman.
Yeah, the Bogeyman lives in our closet.
He's there right now.
He comes out and heHe scares us.
Uh-huh. I think you kids have
got overactive imaginations.
That's what our parents say,
but it's true. He's there.
Peter, I think we should look into this.
Look, ghosts, specters, phantoms,
I can believe in.
But the Bogeyman, that's a little harder.
I say we investigate, now.
You wanna tell us why you're so hot
to take this case, Egon?
Let's just say it's personal.
Thanks, Egon. That explains a lot.
Shh. We don't wanna wake up Mom and Dad.
Looks pretty scary, all right.
I'm reading high paranormal
activity in the closet.
OK, Egon, open the door.
But he was in there, honest.
Well, it doesn't look
like he's there anymore.
Never heard of a window
in a closet before.
-It's him.
-OK, let's earn some money.
I remember you.
Egon, move!
No, not again.
It's not a ghost.
How are we gonna get it in the trap?
Good question.
Why didn't you think of that before?
Go full stream.
Maybe we can force him back in the closet.
Now do you believe me?
Yeah, kid. Oh, yeah.
We've gotta go after him.
No, we don't.
Show me where it says that.
Egon, we need more equipment.
Not to mention a plan.
You don't understand.
We can't let him get away.
We've got to close off that portal.
-What's going on here?
-Who are you?
They're the Ghostbusters, Mom.
They came to get rid of the Bogeyman.
-Uh, good evening.
I'm Ray Stantz of the Ghostbusters.
I'm sorry to have to tell you
you've got what seems to be
a Class 7 repeating corporeal
entity residing here.
Or in layman's terms,
the Bogeyman lives in your closet.
I see.
Thank you so much for stopping by.
Why don't you leave? Now.
Why didn't they believe us?
Egon, we told them
there was a monster in their kids' closet.
We're lucky they didn't have us arrested.
We've gotta go back there
and find it again.
What we've gotta do is some serious
thinking about how to catch this thing.
Since the Bogeyman's not a ghost,
we can't use the standard traps on him.
We'll have to think of something else.
Egon, the Bogeyman said he remembered you.
Uh, is there anything
you'd like to tell us?
When I was a child,
the Bogeyman would come out of my closet.
He, he's the reason I started
investigating the supernatural.
I wanted to find a way to stop him.
According to this,
the Bogeyman lives on kids' fear.
The more scared they are,
the better he likes it.
Heck of a way to make a living.
Still, when you think about
how many kids there are,
he's got job security.
Hey, that's it.
We can't go back into the Carters' house,
but maybe we can find another closet
that leads to the Bogeyman's domain.
-Yeah, sure.
-Right on.
And once there,
this might be just what we need
to seal him up in his own world forever.
Yes, it just might work.
Unfortunately, not every child's closet
leads to the Bogeyman.
We can adjust the P.K.E Meters
to pick up potential vibrations.
OK, what are we waiting for?
Let's do it.
You guys, get it together, OK?
I'll be back.
-Where are you going?
-I got some friends to check up on.
That wasn't nice.
Not nice at all.
No, go away. Stop.
Oh, no, you don't!
I'll be back.
Hi, Mr. Ghostbuster.
if you're not afraid, he can't hurt you.
We'll remember.
I think maybe
I'll just hang around a while.
I don't know about you guys,
but spending all night looking
in closets for the Bogeyman
is not why I moved to Fun City.
It's obvious that the Bogeyman
picks his victims very carefully.
Not all closets have portals in them.
Remember what they used to say about
the mountain and Mohammed?
-I'm not surprised.
If we can't get to the Bogeyman,
then why not bring the Bogeyman to us?
Nope, not in here either.
Hey, we've seen just about every apartment
for rent in this city
and we haven't found him.
There's one more we haven't tried.
What? $1,500 for this place?
In this neighborhood?
You have to be out of your mind.
A karate expert
would be afraid to live here.
We'll take it.
Maybe the dresser would look
better against the other wall.
Hey, the Bogeyman's a pretty sharp cookie.
This has gotta look real if we're gonna
fool him into opening up for us.
These will help create
the proper ambiance.
It's Dopey Dog.
I used to have one of these.
We've only got one problem.
We need someone to sleep here tonight
who can pass for a child.
Someone whose thoughts,
actions and general state of mind
are identical to, say, a 6-year-old.
Oh, Dopey.
Uh, something I can do for you guys?
Remember, as long as you aren't afraid,
he can't hurt you.
I want a glass of water.
Here. Now, go to sleep.
- Peter.
- What?
Tell me a story.
He's just getting into the role.
He's gonna be in a body cast
if he keeps this up.
Once upon a time, there were
four Ghostbusters who had a job to do,
only they couldn't do it cause one of them
wouldn't go to sleep.
The end.
What we have here?
A rather large toddler?
Freeze. Ghostbusters!
It's all over, Bogey.
He wants to play rough.
Full stream, now.
Drive him back through the portal.
Peter, help me keep it open.
-We've got to go after him.
See you on the other side, Egon.
As an interior decorator,
this guy makes a great Bogeyman.
This place is weird.
Where is it?
I mean, where are we?
This is the Bogeyman's realm.
A sort of in-between place that opens into
children's rooms all over the world.
So he uses all these doors
to move form closet to closet.
Pretty sneaky.
OK, let's get real here.
How do we find this guy?
- You were foolish to follow me.
- Get down!
I don't think that's gonna
be a problem, Peter.
He's getting away. Come on.
I don't know
if we're coming or going.
Whoa, hey.
He's gone.
No, wait. There he is.
He's going back into the real world.
After him!

Yeah. Go get him, Ghostbusters.
Bust the Bogeyman. Yeah!
- Get him.
- After him.
-This way, this way.
Nothing to worry about, folks.
We'll handle it.
You go back to sleep.
I knew we shouldn't have
bought a house in Hollywood.
- There he goes!
- Blast him.
Come on.
- Hang on!
- Woah!
Just a layman's opinion, Egon,
but this isn't going
exactly as we planned, is it?
Let me get back to you.
Where'd that come from?
This is the Bogeyman's domain.
He can use it against us.
What happens if we blast this
thing with our particle beams?
No telling.
The laws of physics are different here.
It could be even worse
than crossing the streams.
Thanks, Ray. For a moment, I was worried.
- Woah!
- Yow!
We have no other choice.
We have to go after him. Let's do it.
Why did the beams turn it into fireworks?
-Why not?
-Fair enough.
Egon, can you use your P.K.E Meter
to track the Bogeyman?
Too much supernatural energy
in this place.
I can't zero in on him.
We'd better do something about him fast.
We might not be so lucky next time.
There's only one way
to destroy the Bogeyman.
You have the ghost bomb
I told you to bring, Ray?
Right here, but it doesn't
have enough power to do
any real damage to this place.
Not yet. But we can fix that.
Before we do anything,
let's find someplace more solid.
Let me get this straight.
We're hooking our proton packs
up to the bomb to provide
-the necessary power?
The resulting hyper spatial implosion
might just seal off
the Bogeyman's realm forever.
Them let's set it and let's get moving.
If the Bogeyman shows up
while we're defenseless
Thanks, Winston. We get the picture.
OK. This is it.
Set your packs on overload.
Let's go. We have to hurry.
Run. I'll hold him off.
You and what Starfleet?
You won't scare me again.
Yeah? We'll see about that.
After I finish with you,
I'll deal with the Carter children.
Look, Kenny.
Now watch me put an end
to your so-called heroes.
We've gotta help them.
No. No, I'm scared.
If we're scared, he can get us.
We've gotta be brave. Come on.
It ends here and now, Bogeyman.
No more scaring little boys and girls.
Not ever.
Hey, Bogeyman!
You don't scare me.
Yeah, you look stupid.
Your head's too big.
And you've got bad breath.
Megan, Kenny, get out of here.
Run. Hurry. We've only got seconds left.
No! No, no!
-What's going on here?
-Get back.
What was that?
That, Mrs. Carter,
was the Bogeyman going bye-bye.
Hmm. The portal is sealed.
The Bogeyman's realm
has been closed off forever.
Now do you believe us?
Looks like we owe all of you an apology.
Think nothing of it, sir.
All in a night's work.
Sleep well, kids.
We will now.
Thank you.
Talk about exhausted.
I could sleep for a couple of ice ages.
Ah, At least we're not the only ones
who'll sleep soundly.
Yeah, kids all over the world can rest
knowing that the Bogeyman won't be
coming out of their closets anymore.
Kind of gives you a warm glow, doesn't it?
Yipe! He's back.
All right, Bogey, we know you're in there.
Come out with your talons up.
-Come on, Peter.
-Peter, chill out, man.
-Hey, hey.
-Let me blast him. I mean it.
I'm talking full-stream here.
This ghost is toast.
Let go of me.
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