Ghost Apocalyptic Future

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"Ghost Apocalyptic Future"
Extreme Ghostbusters episode
Episode no. Season 1
Episode 18
Written by Steve Perry
Production code 119
Original air date October 1, 1997 (1997-10-01)
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A disturbance in the space-time continuum results in Kylie switching places with a rebel fighter from the future, where New York is ruled by a paranormal tyrant called Tempus. In the process, Tempus is split into two versions of himself in both time zones.




Writer Steve Perry's comments (from original interview with Netsolo aka Troy Benjamin of

NetSolo: "Mr. Perry, could you tell us a little about the episode which you wrote for the Extreme Ghostbusters series?"
Steve Perry: "The working title for my episode was called "Ghost-Apocalyptic Future," and is based on Marty Isenberg's and Bob Skir's outline. Briefly, the story concerns a trans-temporal ghost who can shift to our time from a future where ghosts rule the cities. As part of the plot, Kylie winds up in that future, in exchange for a ghostbuster from that time."
NetSolo: "Wow! Sounds like a very deep episode! Which Extreme Ghostbusters character (if any) did you find yourself growing attached to while writing the episode?"
Steve Perry: "I enjoyed them all, although I have a fondness for Egon, since I wrote about him on the old show, The Real Ghostbusters (with my writing partner Michael Reaves), some years back. Hardcore fans will probably remember that our story editor on the old show now writes and produces a live-action show of his own, called . . . Babylon 5. That's Joe Straczynski."