Saturday, October 22, 2011
The classic 1950s Harvey cartoons always seemed to gloss over the subject. However Casper's cause of death was finally offered up in the 1995 big screen adaption starring Christina Ricci. Apparently the friendly ghost was originally a stubborn kid. Casper was sledding on a cold winter's day. His dad told him to come inside. Casper refused, and eventually contracted a fatal case of pneumonia. The end.