‘Perf-Ecto’ is a much deserved tribute to the iconic Ecto-1, the customized Cadillac used by the Ghostbusters. Our review of Ghostbusters: Afterlife, the latest franchise installment is available to read, now. If you’ve not yet seen it then you’re in for a treat. It’s no spoiler to say the legendary vehicle features, as it’s in the trailer. It’s fantastic to see it back in action and starring on the big screen!
Once a hearse, but made very much alive . . .
to serve the purpose to help hunt out ghosts
Both practical, yet also fun to drive,
there are so many features that it boasts
Sirens to declare they are on the way,
a gunner’s seat (to fire proton pack),
and engine specs handled so well by Ray —
it’s truly like no other Cadillac
There’s the Ghostbusters icon on the side —
no better place for their emblem to be,
helping to fill them with a sense of pride
as they speed towards more hostility
Vehicles suited to Ghostbusting there’s none,
that ever will compare to Ecto-1!
All words by Benjamin Francis Cassidy
Illustration by L. A. Cassidy
Many older fans grew up desperate to drive, or even just have a ride in Ecto-1! What helped to make it appear so memorable, and endeared it to many viewers was the home-made aspect to its design. With all of the onscreen wizardry that modern CGI brings to the big screen, it’s great to see a good old fashioned solid prop – absolute Perf-Ecto! We’ll see you all next week, dear readers, take care!