The Real Ghostbusters (1986) s04e04 Episode Script

Standing Room Only

Ghostbusters! ♪
There's something strange ♪
In the neighborhood ♪
Who you gonna call? ♪
Ghostbusters! ♪
There's something weird ♪
And it don't look good ♪
Who you gonna call? ♪
Ghostbusters! ♪
Luigi, jump!
I ain't afraid of no ghost ♪
I ain't afraid of no ghost ♪
Who you gonna call? ♪
Ghostbusters! ♪
And me, and me!
Great day to go out on a call, huh, guys?♪
Spring is in the air!
And most of it
is gone right up my sinuses.
Hay fever again, Peter?
Every spring, Egon.
Every spring.
And me, too.
Spud, do the world a favor,
put your hand over your mouth
when you sneeze, OK?
All right.
Okie-dokie, Peter.
Sorry, guys.
Not half as sorry as I am, spud.
Looks like we're here guys,
the Central Flower Market.
Over here, Ghostbusters.
Where's the ghost?
It's right down there. Third aisle.
What's it look like?
Like a bouquet with a bad attitude.
Swell. Just what I need, more pollen.
Let's wrap this up fast, guys.
These flowers are
Are killing my hay fever.
Yeah, me too.
Gee, thanks, Peter.
My pleasure, spud.
- Come on, guys.
- Yeah, let's go.
I got him!
Not so fast, pal.
Hold him, Egon!
Trap out!
Peter, where are you, man?
Got you!
Thanks, Winston.
There's got to be an easier way
to catch ghosts.
Sure, like what?
Well, I don't know, like, uh
A ghost attractor.
Well, think of it, guys,
we could sit right in our
air-conditioned office and
bring the nasties in
without lifting a finger.
Or, a hanky.
Yeah, but that wouldn't be any fun.
Besides, Peter, attracting
ghosts with a machine
is scientifically impossible.
Have you ever tried, Egon?
Well, no, but
Well, then I'd say it's possible
and I'm going to prove it.
I'd make a million bucks doing it.
A million bucks?
Is that a lot of money, Peter?
It sure is, spud. A whole lot.
What do you think, guys?
Wow, fantastic!
What is it?
"What is it?"
This is my ghost-attractor,
you're just in time for the test run.
Now, stand back.
We're about to start catching ghosts
in the privacy of our own home.
Slimer, you're a ghost,
do you feel anything yet?
Uh-uh, I don't feel anything.
Well, uh
It probably needs a little adjusting.
Oh, hold on a sec, guys.
We'd better take a rain check, Peter.
Where to, Janine?
Right there!
It flew in through the front door.
Weirdest thing I ever saw.
Not weird, Janine, scientific.
That spirit is here,
courtesy of Dr. Peter Venkman's
Ghost Attractor.
And you said it wouldn't work.
Shame on you.
There's no logical or scientific reason
that it should work.
Well, it does and this baby
is going to make us millions.
Oh, boy!
That's a lot.
Trap that puppy.
This doesn't prove anything, Peter.
It's just pure coincidence.
I don't know, Egon,
looks like we've got
some more coincidences.
Gentlemen, I rest my case.
Me too.
- Thanks for the use of your wagon, Ray.
- Don't mention it.
Figured it out yet, Egon?
No, it's too unscientific.
It has egg-beater parts,
a woofer and a tweeter from an old stereo.
And if I look closely,
I'm sure I'll find a hair pin
and a wad of bubble gum.
Let's see, I like that and that and
That over there.
Give me five of those and a couple of nice
Hawaiian shirts to go with them.
Peter, where are you getting the bread
for all this stuff?
Credit cards, my man.
Buy now, pay later.
My ghost attractor is going to
make us all very, very rich.
Who ordered the tanning bed
and the compact disc player?
As if I didn't know.
Yo, that's me.
It is definitely performing
some kind of bizarre function.
I just can't figure out what.
Egon, Egon, Egon.
No need for professional jealousy here.
It works, period. End of sentence.
Peter, until I can
get a reading off your machine,
it's all just coincidence.
A coincidence we can all live with.
I can't help it if I'm a genius.
Number 486.
Four eighty-six.
Man, this has got to stop.
We haven't even had lunch yet.
And we're running out of space
in the Containment Unit.
Peter, you've got to turn it off.
Yeah, business is too good.
So you admit it works?
Of course not.
That's OK, I proved my point.
I'll just shut it off.
No more ghosts.
Nada. Zip. Zero.
I turned my machine off.
Why don't they go away?
Don't ask me, you're the ghost expert.
A little quiet please.
I'm Dr. Peter Venkman.
I'd like to thank you all for coming.
But, uh, we're not seeing
any more ghosts today.
If you'd like to leave your name
and picture with Miss Melnitz here.
Close the doors!
You speak their language, spud.
Go mingle and find out what they want, OK?
No, do I have to?
a mindless force that awakens
every thousand years,
to replenish its energy
by devouring other ghosts.
Yeah, bad news.
The more ghost Mee-Krah consumes,
the higher his temperature rises.
Most of the world's great deserts
Are the results of Mee-Krah's past visits.
This time he picked New York.
Oh, no!
Then all those ghosts outside
are looking for a place to hide!
Sure, if you're a ghost,
our containment unit is
the safest place in town.
You mean my ghost attractor
had nothing to do with this?
I'm afraid not, Peter.
So where do we find this Mee-Krah?
Due west.
- You got it.
- You got it!
Left 30 degrees, Peter.
You sure about this, Egon?
We're headed back toward the city.
So is Mee-Krah.
Take us down for a closer look.
He is big!
Definitely a Class 8.
That's fascinating, Egon,
but I'm a little busy right now.
It's a massive ectoplasmic energy.
In effect a giant storage battery.
Move forward to an empty trap please.
Thank you.
Move forward to an empty trap please.
Peter, what did you guys find out?
We've got bad news and terrible news.
Bad news first.
We couldn't stop Mee-Krah.
And the terrible news?
We're going to get another chance at it.
Because it's headed straight for us.
And according to my calculations,
It should arrive precisely at midnight.
So how do we stop this thing
from turning New York
into the Great American desert?
Sparky feeds on ghosts, right?
So, let's leave a trail of ghosts.
We'll lead him out to sea.
Great idea!
We sure have enough ghosts to go around.
Sure you want to go on this run, top spud?
OK, we've got the ocean behind us.
Do your thing.
More traps, spud.
He's taking the bait.
Shoo! Wrong way! Go back!
The controls are all messed up.
I'm losing it.
Slimer, help me with the traps.
Yeah, traps.
Man, that's cutting it close.
Mee-Krah's changed direction again, Egon.
Egon, Mee-Krah's changed direction again.
And here he comes!
Peter, we're down to one slim chance.
Concentrate all our firepower
and hope it will stop him.
Lead Mee-Krah to us.
We'll be waiting at
the old Hudson River pier,
across the New Jersey shore.
Just think of yourself
as a ghost attractor.
On our way.
Steady, Winston.
We definitely got
his attention, Egon.
He's coming your way.
End of the line, everybody out.
Don't fire till you see
the red of its eye.
Stand by.
Here we go.
Switch on!
Duck for cover!
Hang on! We're out of control!
Tell me something I don't know!
Heads up, guys. We're out of here!
Next time, I take the train.
It's only a few blocks back.
And moving fast!
He's not interested in snacks.
He wants the whole enchilada,
our containment unit.
I don't think we have
enough science to beat this one, guys.
Here's one piece
of scientific
Equipment we haven't tried yet.
That thing again?
Egon, this is no time
for another one of your cheap shots.
I'm serious, Peter.
I finally figured out what you built here.
Quite remarkable really.
You've nearly created the world's first
ectoplasmic energy capacitor.
Excuse me?
I only had to make a few
simple modifications
and now it collects and stores energy
from any ghosts near it.
There's been hundreds of ghosts near it.
One thousand and six-hundred
and-twelve to be exact.
Therefore, it should be
storing an enormous
amount of spirit energy, right now.
All it needs is something to trigger it
and all that energy will be
released into one big surge.
Better stand back.
Hold it, Egon.
I built it, I'll take the risk.
It's all yours, Dr. Venkman.
Hey, you Sparky!
Come and get it.
Ghostbusters ♪
Yay! You did it!
- Well done!
- It's gone! Wowie!
So much for getting rich.
Well, actually this device could be
a very valuable tool in the future.
Absolutely. We'll just use
your notes to build another.
What notes?
Oh, no!
Well, look at the bright side, Peter.
At least you stopped sneezing.
Hey, you're right!
I must be cured!
Yeah, me too!
All thanks to my machine.
See, Slimer,
you can do anything as long
as you do it scientifically.
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