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113 - The Black Scorpion



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tigelton - 22 days ago

the golf clap for dr.ramos is one of my favorite bits in the whole show


113-The Black Scorpion
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stus18901 - about 2 months ago

It's on Shout! Factory TV, and as of this date, available as a single episode on DVD at most Wal Marts.


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Rosebud - 4 months ago

that movie wasn't so bad. The train wreck near the end (oops, spoiler) was pretty amazing for it's time. Better than Transformers, anyway. The grand finale battle was pretty good too. This was a good episode to show how Season 1 went from winging-it ad-libs to full on hysterical riffing. No doubt this episode was scripted for your laughing pleasure. Some real zingers to be had.


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800 lb. gorilla - 4 months ago

ah, Mara Corday, my scorpion/tarantula maiden and 1958 Playboy centerfold


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leecrystal1 - 8 months ago

I did manage to find this episode on Hulu.


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Deven Yeager - 12 months ago

Wow that was rough....what a bummer the only working video is at x1.25 speed and it one some "movie theater" screen. Wait...a theater within a theater...theater-seption!!


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Cy O'Nara - about 1 year ago

Link 1 is running very fast, like the Mads have Joel hopped up on something...or is it just me? I might be hurrying through The Black Scorpion just to get to my favorite MST3K experience...the Miracle that is TV's Frank!!! (In Ep 201..Rocketship X-M)


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Muffin - about 1 year ago

Juanito, don't be a hero!!!


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Kimono Dragon - about 1 year ago

10:34 The Professor says, "Some of my countrymen may like rattlesnakes in the house. I can do without them." Wow... not overly racist, is it? Would it have set production THAT FAR behind to at least ask ONE Mexican person if ANY of them at all like rattlesnakes in their houses? ¡Háy Chihuahua! :-)


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Flex Reyglur - about 1 year ago

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


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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.


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John Offergeld - over 1 year ago

new you tube link to all you folks :)


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Snuffy Wuffykiss - over 1 year 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.


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Star Stuff - almost 2 years ago

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William Mize, Not An Eskimo Spy - almost 2 years ago

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


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deadfight - about 2 years 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/


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Justin - over 2 years ago

indeed


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Hey, Lisa! - over 2 years ago

Bummer. No working link.


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S S - over 2 years ago

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


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Skin Walker, Texas Skin Ranger - over 2 years ago

I wish Josh had stuck around.


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Jaguar Wong Abides - over 2 years ago

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


Two limericks (mi espanol es descompuesta)
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NS - over 2 years 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.


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MisterMSTie - over 2 years 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


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Douglas Kivett - over 2 years ago

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


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


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evifthe1andonly - almost 3 years ago

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


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Eileen Fay - almost 3 years 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.


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Peter Larson - about 3 years ago

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


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Desiree Ashcraft - about 3 years ago

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


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MrMontre32 - about 3 years ago

I can't eat food that looks like me.


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spydar59 - over 3 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..."


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Bruce Ellsworth Reed - over 3 years ago

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


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Glenn Wobick - over 3 years ago

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


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Teri Gee - over 3 years ago

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


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Harold Cagle - almost 4 years ago

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


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Stereo Catz - almost 4 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.


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Stereo Catz - almost 4 years ago

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


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Stereo Catz - almost 4 years ago

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


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Stereo Catz - almost 4 years ago

What the hell was that clapping?


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Stereo Catz - almost 4 years ago

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


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Elisa Farrington - almost 4 years ago

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


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Elisa Farrington - almost 4 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!')


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Elisa Farrington - almost 4 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!)


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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.


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


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Dakota Hyde - about 4 years ago

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


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Leslie Doesn't Get You - about 4 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."


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Leslie Doesn't Get You - about 4 years ago

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


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Sage Harpuia - over 4 years ago

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


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Gal Dagon - over 4 years ago

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


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Christ isking - almost 5 years ago

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


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Puma Man - almost 5 years ago

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


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Kimono Dragon - almost 5 years ago

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


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Kimono Dragon - almost 5 years ago

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


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Zap R. - almost 5 years ago

Hey! A weenie roast!


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Matthew Eickhoff - almost 5 years ago

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


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NS - about 5 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).


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Leslie Doesn't Get You - about 5 years ago

I love the golf metaphor they keep riffing on.


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23devil - about 5 years ago

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