meetingCBS’s March report of CBS’s acquisition of “Ghosts” includes a brief recap of the show: “‘Ghosts’ follows a struggling young couple, Samantha (McIver) and Jay (Ambudkar), whose dreams come true when they join one beautiful land inherit house only to find that it is both falling apart and inhabited by many of the deceased previous residents. “
Details of the titleholders, their backstories, and how they got stuck on the estate after their deaths are sure to have a huge impact on the show’s storylines. Corresponding Cave of the outsiderLaurence Rickard, co-creator of “Ghosts,” said how the American appearances will differ from the British versions: in history. “
Den of Geek also provides a general breakdown of each character. The characters who most closely resemble the original “Ghosts” characters are: Moriartys Pete (known as “Pat” in the original series), a Boy Scout leader from the 1980s; Wisocky’s Hetty (whose British equivalent is “Fanny Button”), described as “a 19th-century society woman and the wife of a robber baron” with ancestral ties to Samantha; and Grodmans Trevor, a “late ’90s financial brother,” whose character is very similar to the’ 90s Tory MP Julian Fawcett.
New characters that Den of Geek says appear to be an amalgamation of characters from the original “Ghosts” (or borrow traits from them) include: Jones’ character Isaac, an 18th century Milquetoast soldier with the ability To make people smell bad odors; Viking explorer Thorfinn, who is the oldest ghost in the house and resembles a caveman named Robin; A hippie chick named Flower (Carrasco); The native character of Zaragoza, Sassapis; Pinnock’s Alberta is a singer and force of nature of the 1920s; and Thames’ “Crash”, a John Travolta circa “Grease” wannabe.