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PostPosted: January 10th, 2024, 12:53 pm 
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The entire series of "Extreme Ghostbusters" is gearing up for its DVD debut on March 19, 2024, aligning with the release of Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire. Fans can secure their copies now by pre-ordering the DVD set on Amazon for $20.95.

Airing initially in 1997, "Extreme Ghostbusters" follows a fresh team of paranormal investigators led by the original Ghostbusters member, Egon Spengler. Their mission? Safeguarding New York City from otherworldly threats.

For the first time, fans can own the complete series in one DVD set, providing a convenient way to dive into the supernatural escapades. This release coincides with the ongoing expansion of the Ghostbusters universe, offering both new and returning fans a chance to delve into the realm of the paranormal.

To reserve your copy ahead of the official release, the DVD set is open for pre-orders on Amazon at a cost of $20.95.

https://amzn.to/41S0nRO


As is pointed out in the thread, the Amazon listing is now showing as "Currently Unavailable" instead of being available for preorder. It's probably because the link leaked early so it's modified until officially released.

At least that's what we all hope.

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PostPosted: January 11th, 2024, 8:51 am 
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Fritz wrote:
As is pointed out in the thread, the Amazon listing is now showing as "Currently Unavailable" instead of being available for preorder. It's probably because the link leaked early so it's modified until officially released.

At least that's what we all hope.

Indeed, I hope that doesn't bode anything sinister, and equally I don't believe that it does (though, be assured, I am old and jaded enough not to throw my whole heart into waiting for this). Fritz, thank you for the being bearer of good news! :D I was sure that if it ever happened, it would be a region 1 release, with is not an issue for me (my location will possibly cause some slight inconvenience of another kind but, well, ladies and gentlemen never discuss money :roll:).

I have Googled this periodically since the franchise was rebooted, so of course it suddenly comes along in an off-period. I'd stopped really thinking it might happen anyway, and I was sick of finding nothing but an ugly UK release claiming to be the first thirteen episodes. Why do I phrase it like that? Well, because I read somewhere that they're not even all full episodes but the versions cut for CITV, which makes me question whether 'The True Face of a Monster' is one of the thirteen... but, y'know, that's only like questioning whether a car has its steering wheel when you already know it has no engine. :P Actually, the current artwork shown for the official release is reminiscent of that one... don't know if it's final... something a bit prettier would be nice, but it's what inside that counts, and anyway front covers are hidden most of the time.

I'll shut up now. ;)

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PostPosted: January 11th, 2024, 6:10 pm 
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The artwork appears to at least be based on some Fil Barlow art. This is on the GBWiki:

https://ghostbusters.fandom.com/wiki/Ex ... eme_GB.jpg

And a shot in the EGB intro basically reprises it, the main difference being a lack of Egon:



Go to around 1:54

...Though the slime and generic buildings background could have been something more inspired, yeah.

Glad to have brought good news for a change.
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It's been weeks, which can be barely said about the time before March 19th. But it finally really is available to pre-order (still with a highly questionable run-time listed).

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PostPosted: March 2nd, 2024, 6:03 am 
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...and now there's been a massive price rise. Pretty much double, in fact. :? I'm glad I pre-ordered when I did, because tax and shipping to the UK brings it to about five dollars under the new price.

There is a fuller image of the cover at blu-ray.com, which I find very reassuring. Here you can see that the cover confirms it actually is the complete series, and that spine will look nice on my shelf (especially compared to the bootleg release). :D

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