During The Real Ghostbusters first full year in 1987 McDonald’s and Columbia Pictures came together with a theme, to sell your parents a cheeseburger (or McNugget) happy meal, and naturally include a The Real Ghostbusters toy.
The theme for the multiple Happy Meal boxes had to do with going back to school. Each meal box had fun and educational, (my 9 year old self wouldn’t have quite thought of them in that way) activities included on them.
The four theme related “places” are:
Each The Real Ghostbusters meal box included one of the following toys. Really, The Real Ghostbusters stationary set.
- A Mr. Stay-Puft pencil sharpener.
- “Containment Chamber.” A clear pouch with a ghost design.
- The Real Ghostbusters pencil with Slimer/Fire House topper.
- A Mr. Stay-Puft note pad and “no ghost” logo eraser.
- A Mr. Stay-Puft note pad and The Real Ghostbusters 6″ ruler.
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Over at GBI in the Ghost Corps Mattel Display (GBI Blog Post, April 16, 2016) on May 1, 2016 in the comments section I added the new toys with pricing if I knew them. Today thanks to Matthew Jordan who oversees the Ghostbusters Wiki and David Boozer we now have further information.
May 1, 2016
Ghostbusters (2016) 6″ Figures
- Abby Yates
- Erin Gilbert
- Jillian Holtzmann
- Patty Tolan
- Stay Puft Balloon Ghost
- Rowan The Destroyer
Ghostbusters (2016) Ecto Minis: 3-Pack
- Abby Yates 3-Pack
- Erin Gilbert 3-Pack
- Jillian Holtzmann 3-Pack
- Patty Tolan
- Ecto Minis
Ghostbusters (2016) Role Playing Toy
Ghostbusters (2016) One Off
Ghostbusters (2016) Ecto Ghosts
- Rat Ghost
- Splitting Ghost
Ghostbusters Hot Wheels
- Ghostbusters (2016) Ecto-1 and Ecto-2 2-Pack
- Ecto-1 and Ecto-1A 2-Pack
Ghostbusters (2016) Ecto Minis
- Mystery Box (One Character per box, 12 (or
13?) to collect) *Amazon is selling them. Amerang Uk has a 24 pack of
them listed. Confirmed May 1st release date on Ebay.
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