When a hero falls, one would hope that they are able to go to a better place, but sometimes, just sometimes, they come back as a ghost to haunt our lives and make us miserable.  If ghosts could be tangible enough to fight each other, and could die once again, who would win in The Major Spoilers Spooktacular Poll of the Week?


Which ghost would win in a fight?

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  1. July 13, 2010 at 9:33 am — Reply

    Slimer would win for a very simple reason – according to Dan Ackroyd, he is the ghost of John Belushi as Bluto. Bluto versus an eternal boy scout? Yeah, that’ll go well.

  2. Ricco
    July 13, 2010 at 9:45 am — Reply

    Casper all the way, he might be a boy scout but his uncles would shred Slimer to bits.

  3. Brian G.
    July 13, 2010 at 9:55 am — Reply

    It’s gotta be slimer all the way. If Casper’s Uncles are in the fight then why not throw Gozer in there too?

  4. July 13, 2010 at 10:12 am — Reply

    Casper has always struck me as having more higher brain functions than Slimer. Problem solving-wise Casper might be able to figure out a way to get Slimer trapped faster than Slimer would him. Slimer is more “animalistic” in thinking so he’d be more ferocious but…

    But in the end Casper still gets to make out with Christina Ricci! (that’s gotta count for something)

    • Damascus
      July 23, 2010 at 2:36 pm — Reply

      Word. I was on Slimer’s side all the way, but the Christina Ricci factor really counts for something. I was 12 when Casper came out, so Christina Ricci was one of my first big actress crushes. Damn, what a pickle. In a conversation/game of chess/getting the hot girl/coloring inside the lines capacity Casper wins, in a fight/eating contest/sliming/scaring the crap out of people capacity hands down Slimer all the way.

      The down side for Casper ultimately lies in the fact that when turned into a real human boy, he’s Devon Sawa. Cute to the tween girls, but useless in a fight.

  5. Rob
    July 13, 2010 at 10:16 am — Reply

    Slimer, his mouth is bigger than Casper’s whole body

  6. Larry King
    July 13, 2010 at 11:18 am — Reply

    I had to give it to the mother puss bucket himself ye ol’ Slimer. The ghost of John Belushi, vs the Ghost of Richie Rich? Come on.

  7. July 13, 2010 at 12:55 pm — Reply

    Slimer would win, but only if Casper didn’t have a chance to explain himself before the Ghostbusters proton packed his intangible behind.

  8. Brother129
    July 13, 2010 at 4:28 pm — Reply

    Don’t let Casper’s smile fool you…his pimp hand is strong.

  9. ykw
    July 13, 2010 at 6:40 pm — Reply

    Where do I go to vote for Marv Wolfman’s classic “Kaspar the Dead Baby”?

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