The Haunting of Heck House

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"The Haunting of Heck House"
Real Ghostbusters episode
Episode no. Season 6
Episode 4
Original air date September 29, 1990 (1990-09-29)
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In a flashback, Peter recounts the Ghostbusters most dangerous exploit: the time they spent the night in Heck House, the most haunted house on the planet, inhabited by thousands of ghosts! For their troubles they are to receive a million dollars apiece, provided they survive the evening until dawn...without their Proton Packs!




  • The voice cast recorded this episode on April 4, 1990 (1990-04-04).
  • The title of this episode and elements of the story come from a novel, Hell House which was later made into a movie, The Legend of Hell House.
  • Peter's line of "I've come here to chew bubblegum and kick ectoplasm, and I'm all out of bubblegum." is a reference to the movie They Live where Roddy Piper's character says a similar line.
  • Several references to the first Ghostbusters movie are made, including Columbia University, Gozer and the Ghostbusters' encounter at the New York Public Library. Also mention of the Ghostbusters movie that was made in the episode, Take Two.
  • Egon has some training in First Aid.
  • Peter references Lassie.