jennifer "For my character," says Harold Ramis in
an 1985 interview. "we went for a human computer -- someone who
has no emotional life whatsoever, who only deals in facts an
information -- a 'new wave' Mr. Spock. For actors, especially in group
comedy, (distinctive) archetypes always seem to work."

The shooting script describes Egon as: "Spengler is a real
egghead, who single-handedly got Venkman through graduate school.
Spengler is incredibly intelligent but amazingly dense at the same

Egon is the little mentioned and little known about Ghostbuster.
If Ray is the "heart", then Egon is the backbone of the Ghostbusters.
Without his scientific knowledge, the Ghostbusters would have never
came into being. We get very few opportunities to see into his
persona, the biggest being his love of candy bars. Most of the scenes
involving his "secondary" love interest, Janine, ended up on the
cutting room floor.
"Most of the Janine and Spengler scenes were shot but,
ultimately, their romance was not really close enough to the crux of
the film for us to spend a lot of time on it." Harold Ramis said in
Making Ghostbusters. "I think the audience got a slight hint that
there was something going on between them and that was enough."
birdmad the character who gave me one of my two favourite movie related catchphrases

"That would be extraordinarily bad"

Frequently used in situations involving danger or questionable legality.
MollyGoLightly Had a huge crush on Egon. Harold Ramis was a real fox back in the day.... 000508
jennifer "never cross the streams" 000508
silentbob what the fuck?
i thought his name was Spangler
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