Get your ghost-in-a-can at Wimpy

Wimpy Ghostbusters

In 1989, the Wimpy restaurant chain in the UK ran a Ghostbusters 2 promotion, giving you the chance to get fries, a burger, a slime-shake and your very own ghost-in-a-can for just £1.99. I was lucky enough to have a Wimpy in my hometown and I remember being really excited about getting my own ghost, but all these years later, I can’t recall what was actually in the can. A bit of internet research suggests it was nothing more than a puff of green smoke.

I believe this promotion ran for other chains worldwide (Burger King for the US?) – did you get to open one of these cans? What was inside?

Hayden Yale

Child of the 80's. Born, raised and living in the Cheshire countryside, England.Lover of fan art, especially if it is based on my childhood heroes from Masters of the Universe, Thundercats, Transformers and TMNT. Penchant for almost anything retro, especially movies, games and art.

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