Okay, So I am watching TAPS (one track mind I know), and got to think about the part in the movie where Peter is questioning Ray in front of the library, and it sounds like Egon and Ray had been doing investigations very similar to what TAPS does and collecting data... So, watching TAPS I just can not picture Egon spending the night in strange homes in his suit and tie, no proton pack or trap, because they haven't been invented, and only like a camera, infra red goggles and recorders. Anyone have an opinion? That thought of Egon doing that made me laugh. ghosdiva
I know we had him, to some extent, do just that (sit in a strange place with only a few pieces of detection equipment) in Ghostbusting 101...I can only assume he had some less refined outfits to wear for just that sort of occasion.
You're absolutely right Fritz. I'm having a no duh moment. I would say that the entire idea of going house to house in search of a ghost seems like too irrational a thing for Egon to do...but we all know that isn't true.
I guess with the image I was thinking along the lines of university grants, and having to show up to do that type of research as a research scientist/professor persona that had to represent the university above all things. Kinda strange if you think about it.