Marshmallow Ghost

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In 1986 Kenner produced and sold the original two ghosts we would come to love from Ghostbusters, Green Ghost and the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man. When it came to listing them on the card back after the first series hero figures we know who Kenner loved more.

This happy Stay-Puft came about after The (Real) Ghostbusters defeated Gozer. It isn’t explained how melted marshmallow “rematerialized” and ended up as a whole marshmallow man. In The Real Ghostbusters Mr. Stay-Puft lived in the ectocontainment unit, was friends with Slimer, and helped The Real Ghostbusters when he was needed. The friendly, popular Stay-Puft was seen 13 times throughout the series run!

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It would have been great if some sort of scale could have been determined to make Stay Puft (and Green Ghost) more to size with The Real Ghostbusters. Within a year Kenner did come out with a Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man plushie. They told kids to use it to battle The Real Ghostbusters.

 

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