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"How is Elvis, and have you seen him lately?"
- Joe Franklin; Ghostbusters
Talk show host and nostalgia guru Joe Franklin starred as himself in Ghostbusters.
Joe Franklin was known for The Joe Franklin Show which had aired on WOR-TV from 1962 to 1993.  The same show (originally on WJZ-TV and later on WABC-TV from 1951 til the moved in 1962) was known as the first television talk show. 
- In 10/7/1983 final shooting script, Joe Franklin started the show off with telling Ray the Ghostbusters reminded him of Ghostbreakers starring Bob Hope. 
- In one of the takes, Dan Aykroyd answered Franklin's Elvis question with, "He's lost a lot of weight." 
- ↑ Wikipedia-WWOR-TV
- ↑ Wikipedia-Joe Franklin
- ↑ Shay, Don (November 1985). Making Ghostbusters, p. 95. New York Zoetrope, New York NY USA, ISBN 0590336843. Joe Franklin says: "Ray, every time I hear about your company, I can't help thinking about the old Bob Hope movie."
- ↑ Shay, Don (November 1985). Making Ghostbusters, p. 95 annotation. New York Zoetrope, New York NY USA, ISBN 0590336843. Paragraph reads: "During one of the takes, Aykroyd responded to Franklin's inquiry about Elvis with: "He's lost a lot of weight."