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What do you see # 36 — G3 in 2050

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The year is 2050 and the plot for the next movie in the Ghostbusters series will pull the teams in from the first two movies to fight the worst villain they’ve confronted to date (in the film world, anyway.) Dr. Peter Venkman, Dr. Raymond Stantz, Dr. Egon Spengler, and Winstone Zeddemore from the 1984 film; and Erin Gilbert, Abby Yates, Jillian Holtzmann, and Patty Tolan from the 2016 film join forces to fight a demonic horde of Karens that have infested the planet. In this film, they modify professional level video and recording devices to detect them, much like how the sunglasses detected the extraterrestrials in, “They Live.”

When a Karen is captured in the ghost-nabbing apparatus, it is steamed with salt water which vaporizes it much like they vaporized the bodies of Covid-19 victims in 2025 when 75% of the world population died from it. After vaporization, like the C-19 casualties, it is transferred to a secure sludgepit.

The End.

Note: Looking up the names of the characters in the two movies, I noticed something. In the first one, 3 of the 4 ghostbusters were white men and all were doctors. The fourth was a black man with an “odd” name. In the second movie, there were four female ghostbusters, three of them white, one black, and none of them doctors. Question: oversight or design?

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29 thoughts on “What do you see # 36 — G3 in 2050

  1. I’d never really thought about the casting, but you’re absolutely right. I have to admit I really enjoyed the last film. The others not so much – best part was the song!
    …and I know a very ‘Karen’ Karen who fits the definition perfectly 😉

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    1. I didn’t either until I wrote the story. I need to see the 2nd one again. I did love Helmsley as the ditzy secretary in the 2nd one. Plenty of cackling over it. Yes, there are too many Karens in this world 😦 Glad you like the story, Chris!

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  2. Coincidental you mention this today, after I wrote about movie theaters yesterday because in all likelihood , Ghostbusters holds the record for movie I’ve seen most times in a theater. Probably about six. I loved the movie back then, but furthermore, first year at university, mall near the school had a multiplex I’d sometimes go to if I had a lot of time between classes, and ‘Ghostbusters’ seemed to run continuously for about a year!

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    1. Wow that is a neat coincidence, Dave. It’s one I’ve seen more than once for sure. Only seen the 2nd one once so far but want to see it again. Nice that you had a multiplex nearby to see a lot of film on the big screen. Back in the day when it was affordable.

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  3. Oooh good question! I’m done giving people the benefit of the doubt when it comes to racism. I think it’s by design. Like so many other things.
    I admire your treatment of the Karens😀

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  4. Oh… please tell me it doesn’t take five years and so many deaths to stop this current mess. I did like the Ghost busters references. Though I didn’t see the new version with the gals. Sometimes it’s just hard to improve on the first of a good fun movie.

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      1. When I can get it at red box, or free. Well even before lock down I can’t remember the last movie I saw in an actual movie house. Even with a senior discount… the cost is I suppose better than a dinner and a show. 😀

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