I keep seeing everyone say that Ghostbusters II was a steaming pile through and through, but I can't see it that way. It has the original cast, a great concept and story, and the production values are top notch. The real problem is studio meddling, which is why all the brilliant production design for props, sets, etc. from the first film are now all stupid, cartoon-centric and clunky, and get in the way. It's also responsible for all the over the top slapstick humor that the first film was so subtle with. I'd put money on the idea that if they'd been able to make the movie with the same script, but without all the meddling, it would have been a lot better.