Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh

These are thoughts I really think.

Odd thought just now, not joking, just came to me:

You think if John Belushi hadn't died in 1982, he would've been in Ghostbusters?

More generally, now that I think about it: what sort of dramatic chops would he have started to show? Would he have had more of a range than he'd gotten to demonstrate before? Would he have settled into comfortable comedy-making later in life? What would the balance of his career have been?

In fact, thinking that led me to Google "John Belushi Ghostbusters" ...and I got these results. Apparently I'm not the only one who's wondered that.

Now I'm flashing on that short film shot for Saturday Night Live of an old John Belushi visiting a cemetary where every other member of the original cast is buried, darkly saying "They all said I'd be the first to go..."

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