The outrage over the new Ghostbusters doesn't really make sense (unless misogyny is a factor, which it is). After all, we live in America, where capitalism and the movie remake/sequel rules. This classic 80s flick isn't the first and certainly won't be the last to get the "lets run it back" treatment. Corporations know that Americans love spending money remembering their childhood. This is exactly the reason for bringing back Hi-C's Ecto Cooler. In May, the green, tangerine-flavored sugar water returned to grocery shelves and made everyone who played youth sports in the 1990s have a nostalgia trip. At least for the time being, there's no longer a need to concoct a bootleg version, because the real thing is back.
However, Ecto Cooler's history may not be quite as advertised. If one were to believe the not-so-crazy internet rumors, Ecto Cooler may have been with us a lot longer than Slimer's green roly-poly body lets on. Quite simply, the truth behind Ecto Cooler's history may not be as sweet as the drink.