Guess What's Coming to Dinner

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"Guess What's Coming to Dinner"
Real Ghostbusters episode
Episode no. Season 6
Episode 12
Original air date November 24, 1990 (1990-11-24)
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While the Ghostbusters are on vacation, a grotesque ghost family moves into the firehouse. The guys return to find their home redecorated, all of their equipment thrown away, and the Containment Unit damaged!




  • The Grungy family's appearance are a parody of The Simpsons who were very new in popular culture at the time this episode was written.
  • The Grungy family take their appearance from The Simpsons, but the names of them come from parodies of the Bundy family on Married...with Children.
    Ex.Foul, Pig, Bug, Smelly, Yuk(the dog) compared to Al, Peg, Bud, Kelly, Buck(the dog)
  • The title is a parody of an old movie, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.
  • Bug Grungy is seen with a poster for the band The Ungrateful Living, a parody of American rock band, The Grateful Dead.
  • The end of the episode shows the Grungy family's belongings transported by Boo-Haul, a parody of U-Haul.
  • There are several instances in the episode where the guys are in disguise but various shots show them in and out of their jumpsuits.
  • Footage from Slimer, Is That You? is shown when the Containment Unit is breached.