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704 - The Incredible Melting Man



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Abigail Adams - about 1 month ago

What's with the cartoony soundtrack? "BAOOOOING!!!" Is that supposed to be scary?


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Austin Strong - about 1 month ago

The sad-looking cigarette-smoking kid looks like a 39 year old Eastern European man.


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Hawthorne Rollings - about 1 month ago

Great choice on the day of MST3K's rebirth! With the budget for Earth Vs Soup, and money managing being discussed in the skits. Tongue in cheek I suppose.


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James Randy Blevins - 3 months ago

Great fun ! Perfect Friday nite 2:34 am viewing !! Glad i can finally catch up ! Missed season 7 in its original run and never caught it until now!!


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Snuffy Wuffykiss - 4 months ago

So when a monster attacks his home Ted drugs his pregnant wife into unconsciousness and leaves her alone and defenseless... TWICE!!!
The nurse running away in slow motion and the old couple stealing lemons was freaking hilarious though.


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Mitchell - 4 months ago

WARNING!!! Do NOT attempt to eat pizza while watching this film ! ! !


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Mitchell - 4 months ago

WARNING!!! Do NOT attempt to eat pizza while watching this film ! ! !


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Phil Carstens - 5 months ago

Oh hey, I just noticed the doctor is the actor who played the first murder victim in Brian De Palma's "Sisters". That was one scary-ass murder scene.


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Curtis Awful - 8 months ago

Another underrated episode. Very funny. how many horror movies end with the monster being scooped into a dumpster by a janitor.


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Stereo Catz - 10 months ago

A good episode to watch while eating spaghetti.


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Hawthorne Rollings - 10 months ago

"There's a black guy in my office!" (stage whisper) did a spit take the 1st time I heard that.


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Last of the Wild Ponies - 11 months ago

51:25 Joel?


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Last of the Wild Ponies - 11 months ago

50:46 I been runnin' down the road tryin' to loosen my load, I got seven women on my mind!


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Last of the Wild Ponies - 11 months ago

38:04 ALRIGHT, WHO SAID THAT?!


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John Banister - 12 months ago

Still getting a "Let's just keep this between us Steves" vibe from this one.


fond memories (of crap)
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Jane Sproul - about 1 year ago

I watched this un-riffed in my misspent youth, and my friend and I just about died on, "Oh God, it's his ear." Just the resigned, grossed out way the guy says it was enough to lift it to brief catchphrase status.


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Sam Garland - about 1 year ago

That old couple made the movie great!


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Kristin Kidd - about 1 year ago

This movie is soooo gross, I don't know if I can handle watching it all the way through, and I'm a Walking Dead fan! Must. Keep On. With the Experiment.


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Misterkingdom - about 1 year ago

Why did the IMM wake up and just start killing? They didn't explain his spontaneous, homicidal urges.


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James GreyWolf - over 1 year ago

The full version of Melting man is in parts.


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James GreyWolf - over 1 year ago

Ok, I actually understand Atchka, now (guess I didn't notice it before). I feel at one with the universe.


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ivan ivanovich - over 1 year ago

I watch this episode when I'm really mad.


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Scott Alan Hodge - over 1 year ago

When dealing with a Incredible Melting Man you will find that salt works the best.


The more you know! *ding*
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Roe Walker - over 1 year ago

Ooh! Ooh! Ooh! Apparently this movie was originally intended to be a satire of horror films, but it was decided at some point to go for a straight horror movie. Also, the special effects with the melting man went on to go inspire the make-up and special effects for the guy in the original Robocop who got those hazardous chemicals spilled on him.


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Roe Walker - over 1 year ago

I can't help but wonder. Do you think that all of the skits in this episode are the MST3k crew's reaction to getting their own movie made?


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Crypto Dentist - over 1 year ago

I remember basically nothing about this episode but I had lasagna for dinner so naturally I'm going to rewatch it tonight.


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LD Hablizel - almost 2 years ago

It occurred to me, pretty much everybody got killed except the two black guys. That's nice.


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The humanity - almost 2 years ago

A couple good gags but found this mauseating more than funny.


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Stephen A Nathe - almost 2 years ago

uh, how much did you guys like Jupiter...?
i think we just blew it up, sorry....over, huh-uh


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Mike Carmona - almost 2 years ago

Gasp! Bridget (dark-haired woman in front row?) didn't like Mike! Crackers, on the other hand...


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Teri Gee - almost 2 years ago

So...Myron Healy (otherwise known as Mark Houston on The Unearthly and General Perry in this movie) seems to have been the quintessential guest star on TV. He has 312 acting credits on IMDB and, except for two series where he was a main character, they're all one-off appearances. Actually, for a few series, he has multiple appearances but as different characters each time.


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Stephen A Nathe - about 2 years ago

definitely RICK BAKER....the lone positive!


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Stephen A Nathe - about 2 years ago

i'm gonna channel Bill Shatner:
"Thiiiiiisssssssssssssss.......MAKES no sense!"


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Courtland Miles - about 2 years ago

awesome Tom Waits reference. and so many Coleman Francis plugs. love this one.


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Rafael Torres - about 2 years ago

00:19:17 OUCHKA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LMAO


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Leigh Mccallum - about 2 years ago

So...After being killed out side of the inexplicably vacant hospital the nurse is rushed by ambulance to... the same hospital or what ?!


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Patrick Swayze Christmas - about 2 years ago

The working man's Kevin Bacon!


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Patrick Swayze Christmas - about 2 years ago

Cape Ted Nelson!


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John Carnahan - about 2 years ago

This episode is underrated. The riffing is above par and the host segments are very funny. PLUS PEARL AND DR. FORRESTER ON THE SATELLITE TOGETHER ?!?! MST3K, you are blowing my emotions.


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Desiree Ashcraft - over 2 years ago

I still think it's funny that the director of our city recreations commission is named nothing other than..,,,,....Ted Nelson!!!!! I think he faked his death, and came to live underground here, knowing no one would remember this stink bomb. Little did he know that a wonderful thing called MST3K would find it. Dr. Ted Nelson, you have been discovered! Come out, and we will give you crackers!


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Teri Gee - over 2 years ago

74% of the audience didn't like the character Cruella DeVille and even though she wasn't in the movie we have to change those numbers.


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Teri Gee - over 2 years ago

So, I'm wondering something about the end credits riffs. Is it possible that it's a callback to the end of Gamera vs. Barugon, where the guy sits with the girl and says, "I've learned never to let greed guide our actions." ...or am I just seeing a callback where none exists?


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Brian Peter Vandenbroek - over 2 years ago

I wonder if Incredible Melting Men would make a good dipping sauce. You know, like for chicken wings or something.


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Bradley J. Timm - over 2 years ago

This one has some truly hilarious bits that don't even need riffing.


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Joshua Bivens - over 2 years ago

My mother ate candy, I turned out fine.


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James Krummel - over 2 years ago

Tom Servo: "I learned not to say 'I'm Ted Nelson.' to a security guard."
Damn skippy! Wow.


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Dana Xu - over 2 years ago

Scathing take on the Hollywood scene. Good on you, guys


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Robert Brown - over 2 years ago

This may be my favorite MST episode. It's certainly a blast. Who would have thought that someone would try to remake Monster-a-Go-Go?

With this slightly less awful remake as an inspiration, perhaps I should tackle my project to remake the three Coleman Francis movies we all know and love...flag on the moon...I'm Cherokee Jack...Panic!


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"Oh, we learned that some cats can open the refrigerator, get the milk, bring the milk into the middle of the kitchen, throw it up in the air, drop it on the floor [and] shatter it all over the place."


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Truly the most tragic ending of any film we've seen: Ted Nelson's spawn survives to bring us a new generation of weird-chinned, whiny do-nothings obsessed with crackers!


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Stereo Catz - almost 3 years ago

Did Doc Forester do a 1984 reference?


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Stereo Catz - almost 3 years ago

Never has a film had a more compelling, energetic, and likable protagonist!


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Stereo Catz - almost 3 years ago

1600 hours in addition to being 4:00 PM is 66 2/3 days, so closer to two months.


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Michael S - almost 3 years ago

OH NO! NO MORE CRACKERS!!!


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Zachariah Durr - almost 3 years ago

Nothing in this movie is motivated by anything.


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Bill Rutherford - almost 3 years ago

Hotschka!!


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Fredrick Stafford - almost 3 years ago

Now just hear me out on this: new sitcom, “I’m Ted Nelson!” Dr. Nelson and bland wife Judy are living in quiet 70’s desperation when they find out gruff old General Perry is coming to live with them! Throw in Judy’s swinging mother dropping by, unmarried Sheriff Blake bird dogging the babes, and wacky neighbor Steve, aka The Incredible Melting Man (his gimmick: he comes over and drips on people at inappropriate times). Put it all together and the comedy hijinks will sure to ensue!


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one of my faves. i think i have this pretty well memorized. ;)


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This is one of those episodes that I have to watch without really watching. I can enjoy the riffs and the audio as long as I don't see the visuals. This one and "The Projected Man" are just too icky.


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Daniel Olshansky - about 3 years ago

Wow, without TVs Frank and Joel these opening exchanges get really weak, sigh...


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Tom Servo's puns - about 3 years ago

I love this episode. I think it belongs right up there with the episodes that have the most laughs. Better than Mitchell, imo.


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Smakk Attakk - about 3 years ago

Get this guy some crackers quick!


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Fancy Pantserton - about 3 years ago

Why did I think I could eat while watching this..why!?


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Kelly Slane - over 3 years ago

The old folks are the best part of this movie, am I right?


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Big McLargehuge - over 3 years ago

Even though this is a cheap gross-out flick, the guys make it great. Especially because they all seem to have a case of the giggles through the whole movie. Super funny.


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Childe Harold - over 3 years ago

It was a mistake to watch this while eating tomato soup


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Scott Davis - over 3 years ago

"Heres your Windows 95"


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Kevin W. Reames - over 3 years ago

Now I want to see EARTH VS. SOUP.


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Jason Edwards - over 3 years ago

Dr Forrester invented the camel pack?


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Jason Edwards - over 3 years ago

I gotta go yodel groceries!


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Matt Phillips - over 3 years ago

That nurse just runs through the glass door. WTH?


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Desiree Ashcraft - over 3 years ago

Talk about relentless stair-climbing action!


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Alex Stefanic - almost 4 years ago

This it what happens when you try to make a 90 minute movie out of one special effect.


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Iris - almost 4 years ago

So, the pregnant Judy shouldn't eat candy, but it's ok for her to have wine and sedatives?


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David Pietrusza - almost 4 years ago

I saw this movie when I was ten. Only now do I realize how funny it was thanks to the magic of MST3K, We miss you, boys.


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Teeeeed Nelson! - about 4 years ago

Ted Nelson