'Ghostwriter's' Bizarre True Identity Revealed

'Ghostwriter's' Bizarre True Identity Revealed

"Ghostwriter" hasn't been around for nearly 20 years, but secrets behind the educational children's series are now being revealed ... and they are pretty freaking bizarre.

"Ghostwriter" producer and writer Kermit Frazier revealed "Ghostwriter’s" true identity in a recent interview with The New York Times' blog The Local. “Ghostwriter was a runaway slave during the Civil War,” Frazier said. “He was killed by slave catchers and their dogs as he was teaching other runaway slaves how to read in the woods. His soul was kept in the book and released once Jamal [Sheldon Turnipseed] discovered the book.”

Sorry, what?!

Each episode of the PBS series, which ran from 1992 to 1995, presented a mystery that the diverse team of kids -- Jamal, Lenni (Blaze Berdahl), Alex (David Lopez) Gaby (Mayteana Morales and later Melissa Gonzales), Tina (Tram-Anh Tran), Rob (Todd Alexander), Hector (William Hernandez) and Casey (Lateaka Vinson) -- would solve using reading and writing tools,

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