Dr. Charlene Zeddemore

Ghostbusters West Coast Division

"We're two hot New York babes--we can handle it. It'll be like a slo-mo deodorant commercial."

Character created by Fritz Baugh and "OgreBBQ". Development by Brian Reilly and Rosey Collins

Personal Timeline: Dr. Charlene Zeddemore
Winston Zeddemore responds to an ad from a bunch of nutjobs calling themselves "Ghostbusters" and is hired by them. He promptly finds himself in a fight for the fate of the world against a hundred foot marshmallow man.

December 24. Winston is introduced to Kaila McMillan, a former coworker of Ghostbuster secretary Janine Melnitz. Winston and Kaila begin dating on New Year's Eve.

Ghostbusters Inc. is dissolved

December 20. Winston Zeddemore marries his longtime girlfriend, Kaila MacMillan, a museum curator.

After the break up of Ghostbusters, Winston and his wife move to Montana, and Winston gets a job piloting a small commuter jet.

Charlene Zeddemore is born December 18th.

Late in the year, the original Ghostbusters are reunited by the efforts of Janine Melnitz. Winston and his family return to New York in early 1998, and resume activities with the company. At some point by 2004, Charlene develops a crush on GBNY employee Roland Jackson.

Peter Venkman's family permanently moves back to New York; Charlene forms a close friendship with his daughter, Jessica.

Now sixteen years old, Charlene serves a summer internship in Los Angeles at the offices of the Ghostbusters West Coast Division.

Summer. Charlene Zeddemore serves another internship with the Ghostbusters West Coast. [GBWC]

Now eighteen years old and a high school graduate, Charlene Zeddemore becomes a Reserve Member of the Ghostbusters West Coast. She spends her summers as a defacto full time member of the team, while during the school year she begins attending Columbia University back in New York, majoring in Psychology. [GBOT, GBWC]

Charlene is briefly kidnapped by the spirit of Queen Boudicca.

Charlene earns her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, and becomes a full time member of the Ghostbusters West Coast. She continues her studies part time at UCLA to work toward a Doctorate; she befriends a French national studying there, Clarice LaMarche.

Charlene Zeddemore earns her PhD in Psychology

Charlene leads an ad hoc GBI team sent to Paris to investigate a werewolf sighting at Notre-Dame. She stays behind in Paris until some time in 2023.

Future Fate:
Charlene reports to GBI HQ on the status of the Eiffel Tower's containment system
Known Relatives of Charlene Zeddemore
Winston Zeddemore
Relation: Father
Canon: Core character; relationship is Fan

Kaila MacMillan Zeddemore
Relation: Mother
Canon: Mentioned but not named in RGB. Seen in RGB#23 (comic). Name is Fan (Brian Reilly)

Edward Zeddemore
Relation: Grandfather
Canon: RGB

Lucille Zeddemore
Relation: Grandmother
Canon: GB1 novelization (Richard Mueller); in The Return she is given the name Evangelean; we are treating this as apocryphal. The name Evangelean was moved to Winston's sister.

Evangelean Zeddemore Tolan
Relation: Aunt
Canon: Mentioned in XGB; Name is Fan (Fritz Baugh), but inspired by Winston's mother's name in The Return (iB) Married name comes from GB2016.

Bill Tolan
Relation: Uncle
Canon: Fan (Fritz Baugh). All established at this moment is that he was a former construction worker for Ed Zeddemore. Loosely based off a character Ernie Hudson played in GB2016.

Patty Tolan
Relation: Cousin
Canon: Based off a character in GB2016. Ernie Hudson played her uncle Bill in the movie; for GBOT Bill was reworked into her father and Winston became her uncle.

Cousin (name unrevealed)
Canon: Mentioned in GBLegion#1; presumed the son of Bill and Evangelean Tolan, and brother of Patty. Was born probably at least a year before 1984.

Cousin Once Removed (name unrevealed)
Canon: iBooks. All that was revealed about him is that he is an accountant--he does Winston's Mom's taxes.

Shima-Buku (deceased)
Relation: Ancestor
Canon: RGB

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