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[History] [Revise]Dr. Egon Spengler

Dr. Egon Spengler
Played by: Harold Ramis
Appearances: Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II, Ghostbusters: The Video Game
Spengler is a real egghead, a New Wave Mr. Spock, who single-handedly got Venkman through graduate school. Spengler is incredibly intelligent but amazingly dense at the same time.

- Original Script Description

On the DVD commentary, Egon is also said to be the "brains" of the Ghostbusters. When the other two guys are out in left field, it's Egon who brings them back down to earth. It's also Egon who developed all of the technology that the Ghostbusters use.

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"I think this building should be condemned. There's serious metal fatigue in all the load-bearing members, the wiring is substandard, it's completely inadequate for our power needs, and the neighborhood is like a demilitarized zone."

I collect spores, molds, and fungus.

"She's telling the truth. At least she thinks she is."

"Don't cross the streams."

"Try to imagine all life as you know it stopping instantaneously and every molecule in your body exploding at the speed of light."

"Venkman, shorten your stream! I don't want my face burned off!"

"Well, let's say this Twinkie represents the normal amount of psychokinetic energy in the New York area. Based on this morning's reading, it would be a Twinkie thirty-five feet long, weighing approximately six hundred pounds."


"Art deco. Very nice."

"Sorry, Venkman, I'm terrified beyond the capacity for rational thought."

"I feel like the floor of a taxi cab."

"We'd like to get a sample of your brain tissue."

"We had part of a slinky, but I straightened it."

"Ray? We'd like to shoot the monster. Could you move, please?"

"I think they're more interested in my epididymis."

"I'd like to run some gynological tests on the mother."

"Nice job, Louis. Short, but pointless."

"Loves Jackie Wilson" - referencing pink slime filled toaster

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