Bg
Sign in with or
Club MST3k only gets your name and profile pic, which are public anyway. You can use a fake name.

113 - The Black Scorpion



Viewers_big 2 people watching this episode right now.
84 laughs

Comments (51) Best Riffs (150)

Links
0 laughs

Report
Flex Reyglur - 6 days ago

I added a link to the episode on Metacafe, but it doesn't seem to work here.


2 laughs

1 reply Comment-icon
Report
Linnaeis "I AM the button" Blake - about 1 month ago

Well done Gypsy.
I also love the 'bots discussing Joel's 'odd' human behavior. I also completely lost it at Cambots translations. "my goiter has been worse since the accident" I also know just enough spanish to know that isn't what they're saying, but it's still hilarious.


0 laughs

2 replies Comment-icon
Report
John Offergeld - about 1 month ago

new you tube link to all you folks :)


1 laugh

1 reply Comment-icon
Report
Snuffy Wuffykiss - 6 months ago

I actually think the scorpion looks pretty good. as realistic as some monsters from 90s movies. Also I loved the skit with gypsy as the scorpion.


4 laughs

3 replies Comment-icon
Report
Star Stuff - 8 months ago

1 laugh

Report

Man, whoever is doing the Bing Crosby impersonation is KILLING it. Great stuff. “You know, Gary talked to me that way once. Once.”


7 laughs

2 replies Comment-icon
Report
deadfight - 12 months ago

For what ever reason the link doesn't work in the club-mst3k player but works on the metacafe website. Here is the link. http://www.metacafe.com/watch/10731525/mst3k_the_black_scorpion/


0 laughs

Report
Justin - about 1 year ago

indeed


0 laughs

Report
Hey, Lisa! - about 1 year ago

Bummer. No working link.


2 laughs

Report
S S - about 1 year ago

See you in the reruns, Dr. Erhardt. You will be missed.


1 laugh

1 reply Comment-icon
Report
Skin Walker, Texas Skin Ranger - about 1 year ago

I wish Josh had stuck around.


0 laughs

Report
Patrick Swayze Christmas - over 1 year ago

Lots of Hey's in the riffs for this Experiment.


Two limericks (mi espanol es descompuesta)
2 laughs

1 reply Comment-icon
Report
NS - over 1 year ago

Giant arthropods strike in the night,
and fill San Lorenzo with fright.
The scorpion's sting
is a terrible thing,
but their bark is much worse than their bite.

San Lorenzo tiene miedo
porque los oficiales no puedo
matar los alacranes--
son demasiado gigantes--
que marcharon del volcano nuevo.


2 laughs

Report
MisterMSTie - over 1 year ago

this is one i still haven't seen can someone please please upload this one or is it lost forever due to copyright issues


3 laughs

Report
Douglas Kivett - over 1 year ago

Scorpion in train scene: "Look at me....I'm messin' up time tables."
HA!!!!


2 laughs

2 replies Comment-icon
Report

Could somebody put up a higher quality upload of this one? Having a pretty hard time finding it online.


2 laughs

Report
evifthe1andonly - over 1 year ago

"That Old Volcano is really causing a lot of trouble this time" I was thinking, "Better Spank the Hell out of it, then!"


3 laughs

Report
Eileen Fay - over 1 year ago

I was glad Joel hinted about the announcer/narrator, asking wonder what he looks like? Because he is clearly Les Tremayne, king of the announcers for several decades, radio onwards. And he also was third banana in lots of movies.


1 laugh

Report
Peter Larson - almost 2 years ago

Wow, that invention exchange! Dr. Forrester turned into Geoffrey Peterson!


2 laughs

3 replies Comment-icon
Report
Desiree Ashcraft - almost 2 years ago

Look, it says Arnie Saknussemn (?). Reference to Alien from L.A.?


2 laughs

Report
MrMontre32 - almost 2 years ago

I can't eat food that looks like me.


5 laughs

Report
spydar59 - about 2 years ago

I think this sums up the movie just right. "...but it smells like feet,and that is as close as we can get..."


6 laughs

1 reply Comment-icon
Report
Bruce Ellsworth Reed - about 2 years ago

Bye Josh, will miss ya, see ya in the re-runs!


3 laughs

Report
Glenn Wobick - over 2 years ago

This is really where Crow got a lot better at the riffs.


3 laughs

1 reply Comment-icon
Report
Teri Gee - over 2 years ago

They definitely needed that "powerful healing salve that will bring back our rugged good looks."


7 laughs

4 replies Comment-icon
Report
Harold Cagle - over 2 years ago

The Black Scorpion can't move as fast as a white one cause his pants are to low.


5 laughs

Report
Stereo Catz - over 2 years ago

I felt like Crow was about to cry at the end there. Amazing how much one can emote with a bowling pin and a couple of pingpong balls with pupils drawn on.


4 laughs

Report
Stereo Catz - over 2 years ago

I don't think Cambot speaks very good Spanish. I know I heard Crow say something about a cat.


7 laughs

3 replies Comment-icon
Report
Stereo Catz - over 2 years ago

I like how the two guys were totally shocked at there being all this damage IN A VOLCANIC DISASTER ZONE!


1 laugh

2 replies Comment-icon
Report
Stereo Catz - over 2 years ago

What the hell was that clapping?


4 laughs

Report
Stereo Catz - over 2 years ago

Wow, could they have made less effort to make those steering-wheel motions match the driving footage behind them?


4 laughs

Report
Elisa Farrington - over 2 years ago

I'm surprised they didn't riff the 'ancient squeaking scorpion' (34:52) that sounds strangely like a mouse getting squeezed.


4 laughs

Report
Elisa Farrington - over 2 years ago

Ram Chips - Good thing: Willis O'Brien's stop action animation. Bad things: Over-use of drooling scorpion face and Juanito (except when he is chased by the giant mutant tick - 'Quick, somebody get a lit cigarette!')


3 laughs

1 reply Comment-icon
Report
Elisa Farrington - over 2 years ago

Two great host segments! Love Tony Pepdardt's letter to Crow and Gypsy as The Black Scorpion (too bad her tail fell off, although something about the way the puppet/robots fall apart is just so funny in itself!)


5 laughs

2 replies Comment-icon
Report

Dr. E: "Come in, Joel, my little free-floating clambake...." "Wild boy."

Dr. F.: "Until next time, my little skin-on wiener." o_0

I'm so tempted to call somebody "free-floating clambake" or "skin-on wiener" IRL just to see what their reaction is.


1 laugh

Report

And at about 00:18:12, we get a sketch that clearly inspired the Judge/Daniels team when they created Peggy Hill. :D


4 laughs

Report
Dakota Hyde - almost 3 years ago

"I played with this when I was a boy. Now Im a man" *Grabs leaf blower Haha


6 laughs

3 replies Comment-icon
Report
Leslie Doesn't Get You - almost 3 years ago

Such an underrated episode. I've laughed out loud many more times here than some of the episodes with over a hundred "laughs."


2 laughs

1 reply Comment-icon
Report
Leslie Doesn't Get You - almost 3 years ago

Oh man, "Thou shall not ki--" LOfreakinL.


2 laughs

Report
Sage Harpuia - about 3 years ago

I just caught the "Journey to the Centre of the Earth" reference, when they're going down in the elevator!


1 laugh

Report
Gal Dagon - over 3 years ago

Lots of M*A*S*H references this season.


2 laughs

Report
Christ isking - over 3 years ago

this one wasn't all that ha ha funny to me. Sorta just kind of dragged


4 laughs

Report
Puma Man - over 3 years ago

OMG, the host segment 40 minutes in is so classic!


9 laughs

Report
Kimono Dragon - over 3 years ago

The recurring theme of applauding every time the doctor is introduced just got funnier as it went along!


5 laughs

Report
Kimono Dragon - over 3 years ago

The Police Dispatch guy sounds like the robot from Lost in Space. I was waiting for "Danger Will Robinson!"


3 laughs

2 replies Comment-icon
Report
Zap R. - almost 4 years ago

Hey! A weenie roast!


6 laughs

3 replies Comment-icon
Report
Matthew Eickhoff - almost 4 years ago

Crow's riffing of Dean Martin is hilarious in this movie.


8 laughs

1 reply Comment-icon
Report
NS - almost 4 years ago

"Josh Weinstein" is not usually the first name that comes to mind when you think of the people behind MST3K, but his contributions were enormous. Besides helping to write the theme song, performing in front of and behind the camera, writing gags and operating puppets from the KTMA days onward, Weinstein reportedly discovered a struggling young comedian named Mike Nelson and asked him to join the crew. He makes a quiet, graceful exit at the end of this episode (while wearing several pounds of green makeup).


5 laughs

2 replies Comment-icon
Report
Leslie Doesn't Get You - almost 4 years ago

I love the golf metaphor they keep riffing on.


4 laughs

Report
23devil - almost 4 years ago

I like how Dr. Airheart says "bye" at the end of this one.