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Scooter Atreides
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Favorite Episodes

  1. The Incredibly Strange Creatures...
    239
  2. Manos: The Hands of Fate
    610
  3. Overdrawn at the Memory Bank
    374
  4. The Wild World of Batwoman
    196
  5. Alien from L.A.
    244
  6. I Accuse My Parents
    355
  7. Monster A-Go Go
    306
  8. Hobgoblins
    349
  9. Girl in Gold Boots
    245
  10. Girls Town
    254
  11. Attack of the the Eye Creatures
    200
  12. Eegah
    345
  13. Santa Claus
    255
  14. Samson Vs The Vampire Women
    243
  15. The Castle of Fu Manchu
    135
  16. Pod People
    494
  17. The Violent Years
    142
  18. The Giant Spider Invasion
    302
  19. Bride of the Monster
    199
  20. Lost Continent
    217
  21. Zombie Nightmare
    268
  22. The Creeping Terror
    220
  23. Horrors of Spider Island
    193
  24. Prince of Space
    393
  25. Rocket Attack USA
    129
  26. The Sword and the Dragon
    192
  27. Invasion of the Neptune Men
    216
  28. Catalina Caper
    241
  29. Kitten with a Whip
    132
  30. Racket Girls
    148
  31. The Beast of Yucca Flats
    228
  32. The Sinister Urge
    187
  33. The Magic Sword
    177
  34. Robot Monster
    133
  35. The Viking Women and the Sea Serpent
    196
  36. Space Mutiny
    803
  37. War of the Colossal Beast
    194
  38. Village of the Giants
    171
  39. Outlaw of Gor
    274
  40. Mitchell
    511
  41. The Girl in Lovers Lane
    198
  42. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
    262
  43. Horror of Party Beach
    276
  44. Hercules Unchained
    157
  45. Mighty Jack
    149
  46. The Atomic Brain
    139
  47. The Giant Gila Monster
    209
  48. Godzilla vs. Megalon
    249
  49. Jack Frost
    281
  50. Red Zone Cuba
    205
  51. Werewolf
    471
  52. King Dinosaur
    171
  53. Devil Doll
    212
  54. The Amazing Colossal Man
    176
  55. The Beatniks
    161
  56. Soultaker
    329
  57. The Brain that Wouldn't Die
    294
  58. Cave Dwellers
    375
  59. Hercules Against the Moon Men
    178
  60. 12 to the Moon
    175
  61. High School Big Shot
    160
  62. Puma Man
    451
  63. Escape 2000
    221
  64. Invasion USA
    143
  65. Deathstalker and the Warriors From Hell
    292
  66. Future War
    233
  67. The Undead
    210
  68. Ring of Terror
    165
  69. The Rebel Set
    140
  70. The Leech Woman
    201
  71. Teenage Strangler
    279
  72. The Corpse Vanishes
    127
  73. Rocketship X-M
    247
  74. The Space Children
    144
  75. The Final Sacrifice
    660
  76. Untamed Youth
    110
  77. Daddy-O
    218
  78. Teenagers from Outer Space
    238
  79. Time of the Apes
    236
  80. Tormented
    188
  81. Fire Maidens of Outer Space
    192
  82. Lassie: The Painted Hills
    124
  83. Night of the Blood Beast
    269
  84. Laserblast
    345
  85. City Limits
    148
  86. The Thing That Couldn't Die
    161
  87. Terror from the Year 5000
    210
  88. Gamera
    207
  89. It Conquered the World
    236
  90. The Day the Earth Froze
    232
  91. Warrior of the Lost World
    282
  92. Swamp Diamonds
    134
  93. Angels' Revenge
    183
  94. The Dead Talk Back
    246
  95. Revenge of the Creature
    190
  96. The She-Creature
    147
  97. Attack of the Giant Leeches
    181
  98. Wild Rebels
    139
  99. Diabolik
    184
  100. Quest of the Delta Knights
    231

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314 - Mighty Jack - over 4 years ago

I'm always impressed when they avoid the easy, obvious jokes: You've got a character named "Atari" here...This episode COULD have been wall to wall video game jokes, but they limited themselves to one or two quips about Pong. A lesser show would have grabbed for the low hanging fruit, so to speak.


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107 - Robot Monster - over 4 years ago

Easily the best episode of season one.


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618 - High School Big Shot - over 4 years ago

Okay. Granted--Betty is a stone cold, manipulative, gold-digging trollop. But her teacher's treatment of her is unsettling inappropriate, and would cost him his job nowadays.
I mean he basically told her, to her face: "You're a sweet piece of tail, but dumber than a bag of hammers"....JESUS! The harassment lawsuit that would result from a teacher talking to a student like that these days would bankrupt the school district!


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705 - Escape 2000 - over 4 years ago

So....where does the "2000" part of this mess fit in?
I'm more than halfway through this movie, and there's been NO reference whatsoever to the year 2000...matter of fact, nothing's been established regarding when this film takes place save for a vague sense that it's sometime after 1986 (the only year mentioned thus far)

Again, I'll answer my own question: The only reason they called this crap sandwich Escape 2000 is because Escape From New York was taken :P


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523 - Village of the Giants - over 4 years ago

I recognized a name in the credits, and decided to look it up on IMDB. Sure enough, that's THE Toni Basil in this film--Toni "Oh Mickey you're so fine" Basil...as a character named "Red". I had no clue she was that old! :)


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503 - Swamp Diamonds - over 4 years ago

Say what you want about Corman's abilities as a director--but DAMN! he certainly knows how to cast gorgeous actresses! :)


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603 - The Dead Talk Back - over 4 years ago

Call me weird, but I think the Selling Wizard girl is hot :)

But then, I thought the same about Judy--the "squishy" girl from Young Man's Fancy :D


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421 - Monster A-Go Go - over 4 years ago

So from what I've read, Rebane finished this film in 1961, but couldn't afford to release it, so Herschel Gordon Lewis bought it. Lewis decided to add some new scenes, but it was 4 years later, and he couldn't get all the origiinal actors. So basically we end up with 2 bad movies spliced together to form one horrible movie.


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205 - Rocket Attack USA - over 4 years ago

"Coincidence? Read the book..."

A Time-Life books Mysteries of the Unknown reference...man, that takes me back!


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610 - The Violent Years - almost 5 years ago

I love this show, but this episode is seriously disturbing. They've always been kind of playfully sexist, but this really crosses the line. Two lovers in a car get held up. One of them gets dragged off into the woods, stripped, and gang raped at gunpoint. And Mike and the bots not only cheer it on but keep going back to how so many other people must be lining up, hoping it'll happen to them.


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519 - Outlaw of Gor - over 4 years ago

Y'know, I love this episode-- but I can never seem to remember the name of the main character....if only someone else in the movie would say it out loud...


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303 - Pod People - over 4 years ago

Isn't it just heartwarming how the It Stinks Guy's girlfriend is comforted by the Non-Threatening Best Friend? Basically, he explains that musicians, by nature, are unfaithful cads. He advises her to suck it up and accept a life of playing second fiddle to an endless stream of nubile young groupies...because he really does love her! Honest!

Essentially, it's HER fault for not taking Ricky's complete lack of respect for her, or for their relationship in stride like a good little doormat.


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Obey the toaster!


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604 - Zombie Nightmare - over 4 years ago

George Romero's "Casey At The Bat"


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422 - The Day the Earth Froze - over 4 years ago

WITCH: Forge a Sampo! Or you'll never see the face of your pretty sister again!
CROW: Can we see the other parts?

(possibly the raunchiest joke of the Joel Era)


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904 - Werewolf - over 4 years ago

C'mon! DEAD people know what's gonna happen here!


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910 - The Final Sacrifice - over 4 years ago

We're gonna make you drink something other than beer!


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910 - The Final Sacrifice - over 4 years ago

Are you gonna be a Mountie or a fishing guide when you grow up?


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910 - The Final Sacrifice - over 4 years ago

MIKE: We mustn't hate! Mustn't hate!
CROW: At least so overtly.
MIKE: Exactly! Must disguise our hate, just a little....


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521 - Santa Claus - over 4 years ago

Every year we gotta sing the fruity send-off song! No wonder the elves quit!


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Will you buy me a Golden Globe, then?

Why sure!


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705 - Escape 2000 - over 4 years ago

Steve Dallas: Terrorist.


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904 - Werewolf - over 4 years ago

Um, this is God: I've reviewed it with the committee. and no--we won't save you.


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904 - Werewolf - over 4 years ago

It's not a good sign when the action in your movie is upstaged by a mural.