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Tag Archive: Space Ghost: Coast to Coast


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Originally a Hanna Barbera character that became the impetus for the animated superhero TV genre that took off in the 1960s, Space Ghost got his own reboot in the 1990s as a has-been superhero hosting his own late night talk show Space Ghost: Coast to Coast.  Originally airing on Cartoon Network and later Adult Swim, Space Ghost: Coast to Coast was a series with its very own style of humor, featuring the animated superhero interviewing real-world guests via a television monitor to the right of his desk.

Oddly surreal, Space Ghost often spent more time talking about himself than showing any interest in his guests.  His guests often seriously looked as if they had no idea what the series was about, and seemed genuinely irritated–as if they expected to be interviewed on a real entertainment show.  Cringeworthy moment after moment became the hallmark of the series, yet it all worked for fans of oddball animated TV.  If you want to look at human nature in a different way, and see what celebrities have a sense of humor and who can think on their toes, this may be the series for you.

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Now you can stream all the episodes here at the Adult Swim website for free.  The Bee Gees, Weird Al Yankovic, Jim Carrey, Alice Cooper, Billy Mumy, Mark Hamill, Lassie, Catherine Bach, Jimmie Walker, Bill Nye, Goldie Hawn, Charlton Heston, Steve Allen, Michael McKean, Tom Arnold, Bob Costas, Conan O’Brien, Tenacious D, Willie Nelson, and William Shatner all appeared in Space Ghost’s interview seat, plus many others.

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Alex Ross Space Ghost

Whether you’re a fan of the classic Alex Toth look, the Hanna Barbera 1960s cartoon, the comic book, Alex Ross’s awesome cover art, the TV show Space Ghost: Coast to Coast, or you know him as Thaddeus “Tad” Ghostal or Thaddeus Bach, a new action figure is on its way for you.  Mezco’s Space Ghost Glow-in-the-Dark 1:12 Scale Collective Action Figure is a great looking sculpt and design for this fan-favorite superhero.  And it’s available exclusively from online superstore Entertainment Earth.

Mezco’s Space Ghost features more than 32 points of articulation and several great accessories.  And Space Ghost comes with his trusted companion, Blip the monkey, who also boasts more than 10 points of articulation.  Best of all Space Ghost glows in the dark.

Look for all these features:
– Blip the monkey
– Alternate head
– Fists (L & R)
– Flying hands (L & R)
– Power Band button-pushing hands (L & R)

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