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402 - The Giant Gila Monster



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Lewis Nitzberg - 20 days ago

My ex's name is Gila. 'nuff said.


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Buford T Buttfunk - about 1 month ago

I find it hard to believe they let the phrase 'skids marks' slide by without a comment. They usually pick right up on that level of potty humor...


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James GreyWolf - about 1 month ago

I think that a little jealousy shows up at the end of Tom's cinema routine. He is not mad at them for cutting in on his lines and messin' with his presentation. I think he is just plain jealous of the fact that they actually have legs and, therefore, can do the leg-up move.


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Mossie Wax - about 1 month ago

I just noticed that when Frank is clobbering the punching bags, he takes out the two spotlights that illuminate Deep 13's door...


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Teri Gee - 4 months ago

So do you think that Frank actually drew that picture? It's pretty good.


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Johnny Darthwish - 6 months ago

those helmets they wear at the end are the original Lazer Tag helmets. pretty epic


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Tommy Toms - 8 months ago

When he sings (whenever he sings, etc.) at about 34 minutes in, the melody sounds like the song My Name Is Mud by Primus and always kinda creeps me out.


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Dr. Despicable - 9 months ago

Wait a minute - Hugh Beaumont? William Conrad? They're in the credits as portrayed by Mike & Kevin, but I have no recollection of either of them - did I have some sort of spell?


Law Enforcement
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Donald Petkus - 9 months ago

The sheriff is pretty ineffectual. Can't even take photos of skid marks, gets policing tips from a tow truck driver, needs the state police to send an investigator, etc


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Alex C. - 9 months ago

I think gila monsters are pretty cute. I'm fairly convinced they only used one because it has "monster" in its name. I mean, they never even play on the fact gila monsters are poisonous.


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Joseph C Goodson - 9 months ago

This has to be one of the most hateful films they have ever watched. I feel immense contempt for every scene.


puppy.....
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Sean Barry - 9 months ago

RIP Cortes the Killer 2012-2013


Gentlemen...
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Aileen Smithee - 10 months ago

"...Can't a robot admire his own back porch without being thought of as a strange...?"

This may have been my first episode of the show. Not 100% sure, but it's still a huge fave, regardless. 8)


Dear Mister Musician Guy
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NS - 10 months ago

1. That's a banjolele.
2. You're holding it all wrong.


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"Next time you can get your precious Gypsy to help you!" I really love whenever they start bickering and getting pissy with each other.


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(puts my knee up) This episode is a lot funnier than I remembered.


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Dino may have been even funnier sober, but I guess we'll never know.


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Donald Petkus - about 1 year ago

TV's Frank sending Joel and the bots fan mail is a really funny idea.


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Dave Ryder - about 1 year ago

Damn...that freakin' "Mushroom" song. It's SO AWKWARD! And they make us listen to it TWICE! I actually squirm a bit in my seat listening to it...good stuff!


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Captain Morgan’s Cinema Blocking Rum.


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Oh, yeah, I saw bus-sized lizard tracks before. But I didn’t think much of it, that’s why I didn’t say anything.


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Ten minutes ago she couldn’t walk and now she’s carrying around the luggage of dead salesmen.


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1:01:55 There’s somebody in the back seat!


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He might want to hold on to that car for a little more than $695. His ‘32 Duesenberg J can sell for close to a million dollars today.


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Wow, Frank is perhaps the worst fighter I’ve ever seen.


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I don't know about anyone else here...but personally, I sing whenever I sing; when ever I Siiiiiiiing.


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Jacob Hill - about 1 year ago

Easy to miss, but when they reenter the theater at 26:10, the bots have been spanked during the commercial.


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James Krummel - over 1 year ago

One thing I loved about the riffs was at 15:27 when the sheriff opens the side door in Chase's shop and Crow makes that Frankenstein-ish moan. Cracks me up everytime.


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James Krummel - over 1 year ago

This was the first giant monster movie I saw (that I remember). I was six and it was a Creature Feature one friday night back in '72. I love this movie just because it introduced me to one my favorite things: giant monster movies. :)


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Elisa Farrington - over 1 year ago

53:16 - Leg up position that wasn't highlighted in Servo on Cinema. It happens when Chase moves next to his sister. He is so keen to get into the position that he bumps into her with an "OW!" from Servo.


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Elisa Farrington - over 1 year ago

Anybody else think of Andrew Wyeth's painting Christina's World when Missy is sitting in the field? (1:24:44)


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Elisa Farrington - over 1 year ago

That raspy, gravel spitting reptile voice cracks me up every time. Doesn't matter what they say either. "I'll eat him with relish, ha ha ha! Lizard jokes, heh heh."


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Sabrina Domingues - over 1 year ago

Oh, so this is the episode where Pearl got the idea to refer to Crow as Art. Wow - it's all coming together now... :)


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Teri Gee - over 1 year ago

Hasn't Joel put Crow and Tom together once before? ...was it in the KTMA season?


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Mike Sgro - over 1 year ago

This movie celebrates alcholism and skidmarks you just dont find that kind of hard hitting issues in movies anymore


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Austin Strong - over 1 year ago

These guys must have gone to the William Riker Institute for Putting Your Legs Up On Things. http://scienceclubforever.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/cool-riker-action-pose.png


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Mike Carmona - over 1 year ago

and thus began "TV's" Frank...


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Joseph Ewing - over 1 year ago

I think the fact that they cut parts from a movie to make it fit to the length of an episode contributes to episodes not making sense, which they joke about but are largely responsible for.


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Ernest Philpott - over 1 year ago

I didn't even notice at first, but right as I sat down to watch this EP, I saw I had my leg up on my desk.

It's subliminal


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Nicholas Brownlee - over 1 year ago

WOW!! The Art Designer is named Louis Caldwell, and right below, the Set Decorator is named Louise Caldwell! Probably just siblings, but if so that's hilarious that their parents would actually do that. Well, I thought it was funny...


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Cindy - over 1 year ago

I'm just gonna say it. Am I the only one who actually liked the main character's singing???


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Kelly Slane - over 1 year ago

The "_ people watching this right now" needs to have "with their leg(s) up" after it for this episode ;)


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Sabrina Domingues - almost 2 years ago

I love all the Munsters theme song references when the rat rods are on camera.


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Oh, and how can I forget "Servo On Cinema"? B'wah ha ha ha ha ha ha hah.


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Y'know, I just now pulled this off the backup pile for the hell of it, just to watch an episode I hadn't seen in a while, and about twenty minutes into it, I thought "jeezus, why did I take this one out of rotation?" Next thing I knew, I'd lit a smoke, popped a cold one, propped my knee up on the radiator and was totally into it.

Packed to the gills with badness... or, goodness -- Joel and the Bots singing that stupid "my baby sings whenever she sings" tune whenever a character's car rolls into the scene, Joel's asides in the gila monster voice whenever the gila monster shows up, the whole compulsive putting-your-knee-up thing... I totally forgot how great this one is.

It'll go great in a double feature with another Ray Kellogg masterpiece produced by Ken "Festus" Curtis, The Killer Shrews (Experiment 407).


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Proud Granmama - about 2 years ago

Lousiest police work...EVER!
*stated with my leg up*


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Puma Man - about 2 years ago

Wait... Did they resolve what happened to the kids? The dad seems pretty cool with accepting their death at the hands of the title character. And where are the girl's parents? Do they not care about her? And where's the stinger!?

Oh, and that girl must have been watching Jungle Goddess... Poor Art...


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Chris Bennett - over 2 years ago

How to make literally anything you say hilarious:
STEP 1: Talk in the lizard voice
STEP 2: "Blelelalelalelele"
STEP 3: ROFL


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Elel - over 2 years ago

One of my favorite eps of all. The monster's 4th wall comments, the Captain Morgan moments, the shaken not stirred nitro, the twee little songs-- sooo much to love!