Cry Uncle

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"Cry Uncle"
Real Ghostbusters episode
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Episode no. Season 2
Original air date November 12, 1987 (1987-11-12)
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Egon's Uncle Cyrus comes to New York to convince Egon to come work with him where he belongs, back in the Spengler Laboratories in Ohio. The guys take Uncle Cyrus on a case to turn him into a believer. In the madness, Cyrus looses his glasses and doesn't see the ghost. Egon respects his uncles wishes and returns with him to Ohio and finds himself extremely unhappy.

After a difficult job, the guys decide they need Egon and go to Ohio to get him back. They all return to New York where Uncle Cyrus accidentally releases the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man from the containment unit! Uncle Cyrus is now a believer and the guys must take care of the big guy before he demolishes the city again!



  • Egon instantly changes from his jumpsuit into his street clothes when Uncle Cyrus enters the bedroom to talk to him.
  • The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man makes an appearance.
  • Spengler Laboratories is located in the Midwest.