At Last: The Untold Backstory of Slimer From Ghostbusters (WIRED)

Abby, Erin, Jillian, and Patty replaced Peter, Ray, Egon, and Winston, but there’s one male character that Ghostbusters co-writer and director Paul Feig knew he wouldn’t recast: Slimer. The “ugly little spud” has been involved in nearly every Ghostbusters property, including the reboot out today.