The Grundel

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"The Grundel"
Real Ghostbusters episode
Episode no. Season 3
Episode 10
Original air date November 14, 1987 (1987-11-14)
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A boy named Lee goes to the Ghostbusters for help when his brother, Alec, begins acting strangely and doing bad things. When the guys decide to investigate, Egon learns a Grundel is making Alec do bad things and if something is not done soon, he will become one.




  • Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky is featured as well as quoted by Winston.
  • As the Jabberwocky pops out of the trashcan, Egon's jumpsuit in incorrectly colored entirely pink.
  • Almost immediately after the above coloring error, Peter's flightsuit is incorrectly colored as well.
  • Lee and Alec have a Ghostbusters poster in their bedroom.
  • The good brother in the episode, Lee Meredith, shares his name with an American actress.
  • The boys' father mentions Alec kicking Mrs Faversham's cat. A reference to the episode, The Thing In Mrs. Faversham's Attic.
  • As Egon flips through a book, we see a picture of Drool The Dog-Faced Goblin as well as The Bird of Kildarby from their respective episodes.
  • As Janine is reading her newspaper. A sports headline reads: "They lost again" When She first picks up the paper. It is in the back of it. The headline then moves to inside the paper as she reads it. And then back to the back of the paper, as she tells Egon where his book is.


Janine Melnitz: I love you Ray, and you Winston, and I even love Dr. Venkman. Sort of...
Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, Winston Zeddemore: (Whistle Inspector Gadget theme song)
Egon Spengler: Eemen!
Janine Melnitz: Yes Doctor who need's love Spengler, something I can help you with?
Egon Spengler: ...