A Fright at the Opera
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|"A Fright at the Opera"|
|Real Ghostbusters episode|
|Original air date||October 26, 1987|
|Real Ghostbusters: Season 2|
Real Ghostbusters: Episode Guide
The Ghostbusters confront Valkyrie ghosts that have been terrorizing an opera. As an opera singer uses peter to get bak at her lover, a conductor, however It's not over until the fat lady sings!
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- The title of this episode is a parody of the movie, A Night At The Opera.
- In a coloring error on the ladder, Egon is seen climbing as well as an "Egon" above him.
- The home video version of this episode features the Tahiti song, Driving Me Crazy whereas the version on television featured the usual series background music.
- A few famous classical pieces are featured in this episode. "Ride of the Valkyries" by Wagner and the "William Tell Overture" by Rossini.
- Peter references The Wizard of Oz when he wakes up saying "Auntie Em?"
- The Phantom of the Opera is referenced and the Phantom makes a brief appearance.
- Winston references King Kong.
- Egon references famous conductor, Toscanini and composer Puccini.
- When Egon's voice says "Maybe the valkyries are gone", Winston's mouth is animated to say it.
- Radio City Music Hall is referenced.
- The Lincoln Center (Metropolitan Opera ) is the building experiencing the disturbance.
- The Valkyries numbers change every time they're shown, they go to 3 to 6 back to 3 etc etc.
- The Valkyries are very steryo typical.
- Peter is just like his movie self in this episode, a womanizer.
- Winston Zeddemore: Isn't this how King Kong got started?
- Egon Spengler: Who are you going to believe? Me...or a guy who pulls ropes?
- Egon Spengler: Opera singers aren't like ordinary people, you know.
- Peter Venkman: Yeah, they've got louder voices.