Baby Casper risks a Muppet Babies suit

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Casper the Friendly Ghost is a cartoon character who debuted in 1945 in a series of theatrical cartoons. He became the star character of Harvey Comics in the fifties and went on to several TV cartoon series (including Hanna-Barbera's Casper and the Space Angels and two specials), a 1995 film, and assorted direct-to-video features.

References

  • In the fourth season episode "Kansas," Crichton enters a semi-corporeal state and refers to himself as "Casper the friggin' joke."

Muppet Mentions

  • In an episode of the 1996 Casper cartoon, Dr. Harvey accidentally uses hypnotic regression to turn Casper into a baby ghost. He tells him, "Casper! You gotta change back! The Muppet Babies'll sue our pants off."

Connections

  • Dan Aykroyd played Ray Stantz in Casper (1995 film)
  • Amy Brenneman played Amelia in Casper (1995 film)
  • Dan Castellaneta voiced Dr. Harvey on Casper (TV, 1996-1998) and Stretch in Casper's Scare School (2006 TV movie)
  • Rodney Dangerfield played himself in Casper (1995 film) and Mayor Johnny Hunt in Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997 video)
  • Phyllis Diller voiced Aunt Spitzy in Casper's Scare School (2006 TV movie)
  • Shelley Duvall played Gabby in Casper Meets Wendy (1998 video)
  • Clint Eastwood played himself in Casper (1995 film)
  • Teri Garr played Fanny in Casper Meets Wendy (1998 video)
  • Brad Garrett played Fatso in Casper (1995 film) and the first two seasons of Casper (TV, 1996-1997)
  • Mel Gibson played himself in Casper (1995 film)
  • George Hamilton played Desmond Spellman in Casper Meets Wendy (1998 video)
  • Sherman Hemsley played a store owner in Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997 video)
  • James Earl Jones voiced Kibosh in Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997 video)
  • Edie McClurg played a librarian in Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997 video)
  • Michael McKean played Bill Cash in Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997 video)
  • Richard Moll played Principal Rabie in Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997 video)
  • Bobby Moynihan voiced Casper in the Harvey Girls Forever! episode "Scare Bad" (TV, 2020)
  • Rob Paulsen voiced Spooky on Casper (TV, 1996-1998)
  • Kevin Michael Richardson voiced Kibosh in Casper's Scare School (2006 TV movie)
  • Ben Stein played Rugg in Casper (1995 film), a teacher on Casper (TV, 1996-1998), a grocer in Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997 video), and a lawyer in Casper Meets Wendy (1998 video)
  • John Stephenson voiced Hairy Scary on Casper and the Angels and in the specials Casper's Halloween Special and Casper's First Christmas (all 1979)
  • Allen Swift voiced supporting characters on The New Casper Cartoon Show (TV, 1963)
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