The resident ghosts of the show Ghosts watch the human occupants carry on blissfully unaware.

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By David Hochman

Meet the spirited supporting cast of CBS's new comedy Ghosts. When Samantha (Rose McIver) and Jay (Utkarsh Ambudkar) decide to turn a rambling old country estate into a B&B, the home's many otherworldly residents set out to sabotage their plans. Let the haunting begin!

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Catch the double episode series premiere of Ghosts on Thursday, Oct. 7, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CBS and streaming on Paramount+.

Román Zaragoza

Ghosts actor Rom\u00e1n Zaragoza poses in his character's Native American outfit.

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Stumptown actor Zaragoza plays Sasappis, a snarky Native American who mostly rolls his eyes at his fellow specters. "We consider him the Chandler of the group," says executive producer Joe Wiseman. "He's got this brilliant, biting sarcasm, and he's very over this whole ghost thing."

Rebecca Wisocky

Ghosts actor Rebecca Wisocky poses in her character's 1800's formal dress.

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She plays 1880s society woman Hetty, who was once married to a robber baron. Known for her socialite role on the Lifetime series Devious Maids, "Rebecca walked in as her Ghosts character," Wiseman says. "But while it looks like that's who she is, it's actually a ton of preparation on her part."

Brandon Scott Jones

Ghost's actor Brandon Scott Jones poses in his frilly 18th century militiaman outfit.

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Already an afterlife veteran from The Good Place, Jones once again roams the other world, this time as pompous Isaac, a 1700s militiaman who died of dysentery. Says Wiseman: "If you've seen Brandon's monologue in the Rebel Wilson movie Isn't It Romantic, you'll understand why we cast him. He's a brilliant comedian who can play serious, too."

Sheila Carrasco

Ghosts actor Sheila Carrasco poses as her 1960's character in her hippie finery.

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As a 1960s love child who died after she wandered onto the property from a nearby music festival, Flower brings a patchouli-scented spirit to the mix. Comedian Carrasco "has a real connection to the part," says Wiseman. "The more we learn about Flower, the more Sheila brings things from her personal life to make it hilarious."

Asher Grodman

Ghosts actor Asher Grodman poses as an 80's wall street yuppie missing his pants.

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The Chicago Med alum plays Trevor, a 1990s investment broker whose high-flying trading habits were matched only by his love for partying with B-list celebrities. "Trevor stands out immediately as the guy not wearing pants," Port says. "Asher claims he's not like his character, but his acting is so good, it's hard to tell."

Danielle Pinnock

Ghosts actor Danielle Pinnock poses as her 1920's cabaret singer character.

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Best known as Sheldon's math teacher on Young Sheldon, Pinnock here plays Alberta, a 1920s cabaret singer with a larger-than-afterlife personality. "She's kind of the den mother of the group of ghosts," says Port. "Alberta has big diva energy, but Danielle couldn't be further from that in real life."

Devan Chandler Long

Ghosts actor Devan Chandler Long poses as his viking character.

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At nearly 6-foot-5, it's hard to miss the former Doom Patrol star, who portrays the hulking Viking and neat freak Thorfinn. "What's funny is that Devan's brother is actually the tall one in the family," says Port. "At home they call Devan 'Tiny.'"

Richie Moriarty

Ghosts actor Richie Moriarty poses as his Scout Leader with an arrow through his neck character.

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The actor from What We Do in the Shadows and The Tick portrays Reagan-era scout troop leader Pete, the self-appointed activities director around the house. "Pete's the unfortunate one who spends eternity with an arrow stuck through his neck," says executive producer Joe Port, "but let's just say Richie is killer funny in spite of those challenges."

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The cast of the CBS pilot GHOSTS.

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By David Hochman

They say change can be scary. A new town, an unfamiliar house, a bunch of deceased former residents who want you out of there pronto. That's the spirit of Ghosts, a new CBS comedy—yes, comedy—about a cute young couple who inherit a rundown 300-year-old country estate (thanks, Great Aunt Sophie) along with a tight-knit group of dearly departed souls from time periods who hilariously haunt the place.

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