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909 - Gorgo



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Quinn Welsch - 19 days ago

I sorta wish they opened Naked Lunch...


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Can we take a moment to enjoy the fact that Brain Guy is wearing Zubas


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Teri Gee - 2 months ago

In an interesting coincidence, Bill Travers, who played Joe Ryan (and was best known for his role in Born Free), was fairly active in film over the years, but his last role, two years before he died, was a guest appearance on... ready for it? Lovejoy!


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Anthony Huntley - 2 months ago

Gorgo... Gorgone...


Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn
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Anthony Huntley - 2 months ago

That island that pops up must be the infamous R'lyeh. Which explains the eventual onset of insanity.


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The humanity - 3 months ago

Man this one is a chore...


Look at this
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Rosebud - 4 months ago

We should count how many riffs started with "Look at this...."


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This one and Godzilla Vs. Megalon I have yet to stay awake through. The riffings are superb but I just start nodding off at least halfway through. Maybe I should try it again with an espresso one of these days.


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B RYE the MST3K Guy - 6 months ago

shot of black panther " Free Huey" lol O Servo u


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Stephen A Nathe - 7 months ago

"...they got into port, and everyone was okay...
they went out for lunch, and felt better!!!"


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Marcus Hardy - 8 months ago

Leonard Malton said "Laserblast" was better than "Temple of Doom", screw him! haha


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Atom Manhattan - 9 months ago

When they riff in Gorgo's laughter near the end I was dying...lmfao


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Mickey Rourke + Eric Roberts? That would either be The Pope of Greenwich Village or The Expendables.


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Alex C. - 9 months ago

Towards the end, the guy shouting "Repent!" with the It's The End sign gets knocked down and trampled, presumably to death. It's a nice little bit of poetic irony. However, his death is done in such a rush of quick, very bad edits that it really makes me wonder why Leonard Maltin liked this movie.
Mike even points this out a minute or two later: "You know, I think the editing philosophy of this movie was 'don't stay on anything too long, it doesn't look good enough.'"


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Edmund Wolfe - 11 months ago

Because of the host segment I actually picked up the Malton's Video and movie guide. For those wondering, yes, Gorgo has an entry.


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Elisa Farrington - about 1 year ago

Frankly, I was disappointed that Mike crushed Nate the Clown. I was really looking forward to seeing the Nanitino Family perform. He always did hate clowns; it was no accident.


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Bruce Ellsworth Reed - about 1 year ago

Plus, the music is from a symphony, not a synthesizer *g* and it was actually considered for an Academy award!


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Bruce Ellsworth Reed - about 1 year ago

I still think Gogo is better than the Godzilla stuff coming out of Japan. At least Gorgo has a plot line, it does have some decent actors that try to put some depth into their characters, and focuses more on the humans than the monsters. Godzilla movies typically come in two varieties. !. Found another monster. 2. Aliens want to take over Japan. Why just Japan, God knows. Then some guy is a big rubber suit tears down model houses and pretends to fight with another guy in a big rubber suit. No character development, no plot, well ,if there is one it makes silk look like heavy ship mooring lines, and just flat out bad acting (if any.)


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Warm Tumbler of Jagermeister - over 1 year ago

Brain Guy's wearing Zubaz.


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James Krummel - over 1 year ago

Ah. Another "Creature Feature" gem from my youth. I actually have the unriffed version of this on DVD along with a few others that were on this show. Guess I need to work on getting the riffed versions now.


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Matt Crawford - over 1 year ago

Woke up in the mood for a good "Dorkin" so I turned on Gorgo.


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Kiri T. Unicorn - over 1 year ago

(Sings)
They got into port and ev'ryone was okay
They went out for lunch and felt better!

Heheh... Gordon Lightfoot...


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♫Well the years went by and Gorgo died,
Dorkin went to meet him in the afterlife!♫


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William Sylvester was also in 'San Francisco International Airport' and 'MACLOUD'!


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Just shows my level of sophistication when Gypsy brought up Samuel Beckett my mind went straight to Quantum Leap.


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I'm gonna have to call BS on the 'Viking' bastard sword.


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Wow! a really, real, real life person!


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Aileen Smithee - over 1 year ago

It's "Waiting For Gorgo" that puts this one over the top for me. Of course, the Forrester-Maltin tete-a-tete helps, too.


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Jerome Montgomery II - over 1 year ago

When i think of Grogo i think of Godzilla with no fame.


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Fredrick Stafford - over 1 year ago

“Gorgo?! Oh blast! Alright, back in the coach lads.” And with that the disappointed London chapter of the Torgo Fan Club waiting in line at Dorkin’s Circus; sadly removed their knee humps and meticulously sweat stained hats, lowered their crooked staffs, and retired to a local pub for a bitter night of sulking.


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Michael S - over 1 year ago

I bet I am not the only one that kept hoping that one of the monsters would just stomp the annoying news reporter into mush!


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Michelle Roberts - over 1 year ago

How in the world did I not know about this film? Goodness....I do love a good monster flick which has been made even better by hilarious commentary...


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Mike Carmona - over 1 year ago

Sounds like Ogra bowled herself a strike at 1:22:45.


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Scott A. Taylor - over 1 year ago

Why does everyone think Brits like warm be .. I've never met one yet that liked that. Seriously!?! Brits only drink COLD beer!


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Kimono Dragon - almost 2 years ago

The boys were like Beavis & Butthead. Through the whole dorkin movie they kept making fun of that guys name. How many dorkin times were they going to rehash that? They just kept dorkin with him! Dorkin jerks...


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When Gorgo first arises from the sea and whacks the men in boats, the riff Tom gives is AWESOME: "Paddy cake, paddy cake." Get it? Paddy? 'Cause they're Irish! Wrong, I know, but so so funny.


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aslan man - almost 2 years ago

...Wait... the movie's called "Gorgo" and not a SINGlE mention of Torgo? What maddness is this!? Fine I'll do it myself

*kid tries to free gorgo, gets yelled at* " There is nothing to fear, sir. The Master likes him. nothing will happen to him. The Master likes him...
"This thing should be Extinct!" "Extinct? No sir. Not the way you know it..."
*smashes building* "Oh, I'm so clumsy... I was better off with my huge knees...."


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Auto K - about 2 years ago

Okay, hang on. The title of this picture shows up in "The Touch Of Satan." The whole "I am Gorgo and Mormo...blah blah blah." These odd kinds of connections keep showing up in many of the films. The Alan Hale connection, for example. It might be a conspiracy or I might need to stop watching MST3K when I am seriously sleep deprived.


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ryan shei - about 2 years ago

Was the character "Sam" in Gorgo the same dude who played the detective in "Devil Doll"??????? hahaha


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Childe Harold - about 2 years ago

So much respect for Leonard Maltin.


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Robert Ferguson - about 2 years ago

Back after this message for Whiskey & Cigarettes...
Soooooo, in this episode it happens to THE IRISH, not the Japanese. They should have dubbed this one anyway.


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RevJoan - over 2 years ago

~NNNNDOWN WITH THE OOOOOLD FOLKS AT HOOOOOOOME~
*5:42* awesome XD


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Alex Stefanic - over 2 years ago

Am I the only one questioning how the criticly endangered Spix's macaw got into the S.O.L? Wait, it's just show, I should really just relax.