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|origin = ''Ghostbusters II''
 
|origin = ''Ghostbusters II''
 
|occupation = Criminals (in life)<br>
 
|occupation = Criminals (in life)<br>
Ghosts
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Ghosts (after death)
 
|skills = Typical ghostly attributes and powers
 
|skills = Typical ghostly attributes and powers
 
|hobby = Attacking people.
 
|hobby = Attacking people.
|goals = Seek revenge against Judge Stephen "The Hammer" Wexler who sentenced them to death.
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|goals = Seek revenge against Judge Stephen "The Hammer" Wexler who sentenced them to death (failed).
|type of villains = Vengeful Noncorporeals}}
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|crimes = Murder (1948; executed via the electric chair)
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|type of villains = Revengeful Ghosts}}
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{{Quote|Oh, my god. The Scoleri Brothers! (Ray Stantz: The Scoleri Brothers. Friends of yours?) I tried them for murder! Gave them the chair!|Judge Stephen Wexler upon recognizing the Scoleri Brothers.}}
   
'''Nunzio Scoleri and Tony Scoleri''', better known as the '''Scoleri Brothers''', (also the '''Scoleri Bros.''') are a ghostly pair of psychopathic brothers that were killers condemned to execution and antagonists in ''Ghostbusters II''. These two convicted murderers were sentenced to death by electrocution by Judge Stephen "The Hammer" Wexler. They are portrayed by Tim Lawrence '''('''''as Nunzio Scoleri''''')''' and Jim Fye '''('''''as Tony Scoleri''''')'''.
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'''Nunzio Scoleri and Tony Scoleri''', better known as the '''Scoleri Brothers''', (also the '''Scoleri Bros.''') are a ghostly pair of psychopathic brothers that were killers condemned to execution and antagonists in ''Ghostbusters II''. These two convicted murderers were sentenced to death by electrocution by Judge Stephen "The Hammer" Wexler.
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Nunzio Scoleri was portrayed by Tim Lawrence, and Tony Scoleri was portrayed by Jim Fye.
   
 
==History==
 
==History==
In 1948, Stephen Wexler tried the Scoleri Brothers for murder and sentenced them to death by electrocution. They were executed at Ossining Prison via [[The Electric Chair|the electric chair]].
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In 1948, Judge Stephen "The Hammer" Wexler tried the Scoleri Brothers for murder and sentenced them to death by electrocution. They were executed at Ossining Prison via [[w:c:evil:Electric Chair|the electric chair]].
   
Over 40 years later, in late 1989, Judge Wexler's tirade, while sentencing Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz and Egon Spengler, negatively charged the [[Mood Slime]] among the court exhibits. As a result, the Scoleri Brothers manifested from the slime as apparitions strapped into ghostly electric chairs. Wexler immediately recognized them and they responded by crashing into the judge's bench.
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Over 40 years later, in late 1989, Judge Wexler's tirade, while sentencing Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz and Egon Spengler, negatively charged the [[w:c:evil:Psychomagnotheric Slime|Mood Slime]] among the court exhibits. As a result, the Scoleri Brothers manifested from the slime as apparitions strapped into ghostly electric chairs. Wexler immediately recognized them and they responded by crashing into the judge's bench. Wexler then explained to the defendants that he tried the Scoleri Brothers for murder and "gave them the chair!"
   
 
As Nunzio carried off the prosecutor into the courtroom's hall, the Ghostbusters and Louis Tully convinced Wexler to dismiss the case and rescind their judicial restraining orders, forbidding them from using their equipment, in exchange for defeating the ghosts. Peter confined Nunzio while Ray confined Tony. After they were brought to the center of the room, Egon trapped and imprisoned them. As Louis hoisted the loaded trap, the Ghostbusters announced to the court reporters outside that they were back in business. The prosecutor was given aid by a paramedic from an unspecified leg injury caused by Nunzio.
 
As Nunzio carried off the prosecutor into the courtroom's hall, the Ghostbusters and Louis Tully convinced Wexler to dismiss the case and rescind their judicial restraining orders, forbidding them from using their equipment, in exchange for defeating the ghosts. Peter confined Nunzio while Ray confined Tony. After they were brought to the center of the room, Egon trapped and imprisoned them. As Louis hoisted the loaded trap, the Ghostbusters announced to the court reporters outside that they were back in business. The prosecutor was given aid by a paramedic from an unspecified leg injury caused by Nunzio.
   
 
===Tony Scoleri===
 
===Tony Scoleri===
'''Tony Scoleri''' is the skinny one of the Scoleri Brothers. The front cover of the 1999 DVD front cover suggests his skin color may be an ugly brownish-yellow. He was confined by Ray and with Nunzio, was trapped and imprisoned by Egon.
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The skinny killer of the Scoleri Brothers. The front cover of the 1999 DVD front cover suggests his skin color may be an ugly brownish-yellow. He was confined by Ray and with Nunzio, was trapped and imprisoned by Egon.
   
 
===Nunzio Scoleri===
 
===Nunzio Scoleri===
'''Nunzio Scoleri''' is the heavy set one of the Scoleri Brothers. The front cover of the 1999 DVD front cover suggests his skin color may be a dark purplish-blue. He carried out the prosecutor shortly after breaking free of his chair. He was confined by Peter and with Tony, was trapped and imprisoned by Egon.
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The ogre-like obese killer of the Scoleri Brothers. The front cover of the 1999 DVD front cover suggests his skin color may be a dark purplish-blue. He carried out the prosecutor shortly after breaking free of his chair. He was confined by Peter and with Tony, was trapped and imprisoned by Egon.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
<gallery widths="200" bordercolor="#8e8e8e" captiontextcolor="#8e8e8e">
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<gallery widths="300" bordercolor="#8e8e8e" captiontextcolor="#8e8e8e" position="center">
 
Tony Scoleri.JPG|Tony Scoleri
 
Tony Scoleri.JPG|Tony Scoleri
 
Nunzio Scoleri.JPG|Nunzio Scoleri
 
Nunzio Scoleri.JPG|Nunzio Scoleri
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*The Scoleri Brothers are played (uncredited) by Tim Lawrence and Jim Fye in latex suits with animatronic masks. Ostensibly, Tony and Nunzio are based on the real-life Scoleri Brothers, who once robbed Harold Ramis' father Nate Ramis' store.
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*The Scoleri Brothers are portrayed by Tim Lawrence and Jim Fye in latex suits with animatronic masks. Ostensibly, Tony and Nunzio are based on the real-life Scoleri Brothers, who once robbed Harold Ramis' father Nate Ramis' store.
 
*Some however have suggested that they might be based instead on Tony and Eddie Scoleri, who were convicted of robbing and killing a store owner in Philadelphia in the 1960s. None of this is known for certain however.
 
*Some however have suggested that they might be based instead on Tony and Eddie Scoleri, who were convicted of robbing and killing a store owner in Philadelphia in the 1960s. None of this is known for certain however.
 
*They appeared as bosses in the ''New Ghostbusters II Video Game'' and the ''Ghostbusters II'' Game Boy game. They were also rumored to appear in ''Ghostbusters: The Video Game'', but didn't.
 
*They appeared as bosses in the ''New Ghostbusters II Video Game'' and the ''Ghostbusters II'' Game Boy game. They were also rumored to appear in ''Ghostbusters: The Video Game'', but didn't.
*While the Scoleri Brothers are described in the script—and in many offshoots, such as in trading cards, the novelization, and so on—as shooting lightning from their fingertips, they never do so in the movie.
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*While the Scoleri Brothers are described in the script — and in many offshoots, such as in trading cards, the novelization, and so on — as shooting lightning from their fingertips, they never do so in the movie.
 
*Their full names were never revealed in the movie.
 
*Their full names were never revealed in the movie.
   
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Latest revision as of 20:29, February 8, 2020

Oh, my god. The Scoleri Brothers! (Ray Stantz: The Scoleri Brothers. Friends of yours?) I tried them for murder! Gave them the chair!
~ Judge Stephen Wexler upon recognizing the Scoleri Brothers.

Nunzio Scoleri and Tony Scoleri, better known as the Scoleri Brothers, (also the Scoleri Bros.) are a ghostly pair of psychopathic brothers that were killers condemned to execution and antagonists in Ghostbusters II. These two convicted murderers were sentenced to death by electrocution by Judge Stephen "The Hammer" Wexler.

Nunzio Scoleri was portrayed by Tim Lawrence, and Tony Scoleri was portrayed by Jim Fye.

HistoryEdit

In 1948, Judge Stephen "The Hammer" Wexler tried the Scoleri Brothers for murder and sentenced them to death by electrocution. They were executed at Ossining Prison via the electric chair.

Over 40 years later, in late 1989, Judge Wexler's tirade, while sentencing Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz and Egon Spengler, negatively charged the Mood Slime among the court exhibits. As a result, the Scoleri Brothers manifested from the slime as apparitions strapped into ghostly electric chairs. Wexler immediately recognized them and they responded by crashing into the judge's bench. Wexler then explained to the defendants that he tried the Scoleri Brothers for murder and "gave them the chair!"

As Nunzio carried off the prosecutor into the courtroom's hall, the Ghostbusters and Louis Tully convinced Wexler to dismiss the case and rescind their judicial restraining orders, forbidding them from using their equipment, in exchange for defeating the ghosts. Peter confined Nunzio while Ray confined Tony. After they were brought to the center of the room, Egon trapped and imprisoned them. As Louis hoisted the loaded trap, the Ghostbusters announced to the court reporters outside that they were back in business. The prosecutor was given aid by a paramedic from an unspecified leg injury caused by Nunzio.

Tony ScoleriEdit

The skinny killer of the Scoleri Brothers. The front cover of the 1999 DVD front cover suggests his skin color may be an ugly brownish-yellow. He was confined by Ray and with Nunzio, was trapped and imprisoned by Egon.

Nunzio ScoleriEdit

The ogre-like obese killer of the Scoleri Brothers. The front cover of the 1999 DVD front cover suggests his skin color may be a dark purplish-blue. He carried out the prosecutor shortly after breaking free of his chair. He was confined by Peter and with Tony, was trapped and imprisoned by Egon.

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The Scoleri Brothers are portrayed by Tim Lawrence and Jim Fye in latex suits with animatronic masks. Ostensibly, Tony and Nunzio are based on the real-life Scoleri Brothers, who once robbed Harold Ramis' father Nate Ramis' store.
  • Some however have suggested that they might be based instead on Tony and Eddie Scoleri, who were convicted of robbing and killing a store owner in Philadelphia in the 1960s. None of this is known for certain however.
  • They appeared as bosses in the New Ghostbusters II Video Game and the Ghostbusters II Game Boy game. They were also rumored to appear in Ghostbusters: The Video Game, but didn't.
  • While the Scoleri Brothers are described in the script — and in many offshoots, such as in trading cards, the novelization, and so on — as shooting lightning from their fingertips, they never do so in the movie.
  • Their full names were never revealed in the movie.

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Movies
Ghostbusters (1984): Gozer | Stay Puft Marshmallow Man | Terror Dogs (Zuul & Vinz Clortho) | Library Ghost
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Ghostbusters (2016): Rowan North | Marshmallow Man | Mayhem | Electrocuted Ghost | Gertrude Aldridge

Television
The Real Ghostbusters: Grundel | Samhain | Cathulhu | Cult of Cathulhu (Spawn of Cathulhu & Clark Ashton) | Tiamat | Old One | Old One Cult (Dmitri Smerdyakov) | Wat | Quetzalcoatl | Spectral Mass | Winchester Wolf | Apshai | Anshar | Kishnar
Extreme Ghostbusters: Achira | The Ringleader | Demonic Clowns | Tempus | Mistress | Demi-Dog | Cohila | Harasvelg | Shanbahac

Comics
Tiamat | Senta | Morgan Le Fay | Idulnas | Gozerian Terror Bear | Gozo | Koza'Rai

Video Games
Cult of Gozer (Ivo Shandor, Black Slime Behemoth, Azetlor, Spider Witch & Chairman) | Chef Ghost | Sloars | Juvenile Sloar | Gozerian Servitors | Cult of Dumazu (Dumazu & Ismael McEnthol)

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