Standing Room Only

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"Standing Room Only"
Real Ghostbusters episode
Episode no. Season 4
Episode 4
Original air date October 8, 1988 (1988-10-08)
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Peter creates a Ghost Attractor which lures ghosts to the firehouse like a magnet. He believes that it will not only save the Ghostbusters a lot of legwork but that it will make them millionaires. Things don't go as planned.




  • Peter says he gets Hay Fever every Spring. Slimer does too.
  • Egon finds Mee-Krah to be a class 8 ghost.
  • Ghost 486 is based on the ghost Slug from the episode Ghosts R Us.
  • On Peter's Ghost Attractor, Egon finds egg beater parts and a woofer and tweeter from an old stereo.
  • There were 1612 ghosts near Peter's machine.
  • Janine wears a pink jumpsuit and uses a Proton Pack.
  • Egon refers to Peter as Doctor Venkman.
  • Peter's line of "Don't fire until you see the red in it's eyes" is a reference to a famous line said during the Battle of Bunker Hill.
  • Peter and Winston both fly Ecto-2.


Egon Spengler: Hay Fever again Peter?
Peter Venkman: Every spring Egon, every spring.

Egon Spengler: Mee-Krah a mindless force that awakens every thousand years to replenish it's energy by devouring other ghosts.
Slimer: Yeah bad news.
Egon Spengler: The more ghosts Mee-Krah consumes the higher his temperature raises. Most of the worlds great deserts; Sahara, Gobi, Deathvalley are results of Mee-Krah's past visits. This time he pick New York.

Egon Spengler: Incredible definitely a class 8.

Egon Spengler: Better stand back.
Peter Venkman: Hold it Egon. I built it I'll take the risk.
Egon Spengler: It's all yours Doctor Venkman.