The Bill Murray celebrity doll depicts him as Dr. Peter Venkman from the 1984 Ghostbuster movie. Released in the Ghostbusters 25th Anniversary Merchandise Wave in late 2009 by Mattel. The action figure retailed for about $60 at release. The Venkmanaction figure was part of the Matty Collector Ghostbusters 12 Inch Toy Line and was first released as a single figure and again in a Ghostbusters 2 set the following year.
The Celebrity Doll Museum has the following Ghostbusters action figures in the collection.
Bill Murray: Dr. Peter Venkman
Dan Aykroyd: Dr. Raymond Stantz
Harold Ramis: Dr. Egon Spengler
Ernie Hudson: Winston Zeddmore
This Bill Murray doll comes wearing a one piece beige cotton jump suit with details like sewn on zipper pulls on the front and pockets, Venkman name tag, air hose outlet built in, Ghostbuster decal on the arm, and a Velcro closure up the back and for shirt cuffs. Removable gray microfiber elbow pads/arm bands. A detailed white utility belt with black plastic miniature closures with black and silver doodads and holders is around the waist. Black plastic work boots and black gloved hands come on the action figure—both are removable. Two spare sets of ungloved hands comes in the accessories locker. Underneath the jumpsuit is a black cotton short sleeved t-shirt with a Velcro closure in the back.
The Ghostbusters proton backpack and blaster comes with 3 LR44 batteries installed and rotating red lights go off on the back for about 30 seconds when you push the button. The green backpack straps are miniature versions of real working plastic black buckles and nylon green strapping. The detail on the backpack is both complex and astounding.
The accessory locker includes a ghost trap with spring loaded working lid. Press a button on the back and the top pops open. It includes the particle accelerator, wand, folded gloves for hanging on the utility belt when using the bare hands., walkie-talkie, extra hands, and portable trap.
The Murray action figure is articulated at the ankles, knees, hips, waist, shoulders, neck (tilts and turns), elbows, and wrists.
The plastic doll display box came enclosed in a white cardboard outer box.
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