WHEN:8:00 am EST on March 12th, 2013
WHERE: Number 1
FORMAT: DVD on Teletraan 1
I was sitting here at my desk, looking at my season one of The Real Ghostbusters and thinking about how awesome it is. I still have not re-watched any of it yet. But I got to thinking how awesome the translation from movie to children’s cartoon was for this franchise. I will talk about that more later, when I have had a chance to get reacquainted with the series. Anyway, I came to the realization that all of the things that I know make Winston Zeddemore a badass come from the show or the comics I have read. Winston is a Vietnam vet (comic) as well as an all-star baseball pitcher (cartoon), but none of this is stated in the movie, making it all non-canon.
So what do we really know about Winston? What does the movie tell us? “Almost nothing” is the answer. Winston shows up about halfway through the movie and is the only non-scientist of the group, not counting Janine. Winston is also in need of employment or just some money in general. We get this from the line,”If there’s a steady paycheck in it,” when asked if he would believe in some supernatural phenomena. Winston is also religious. He “loves Jesus’ style” and reads the Bible. He also loves this town.
And it loves you.