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Favorite Episodes

  1. Space Travelers
    125
  2. Lassie: The Painted Hills
    118
  3. Being from Another Planet
    159
  4. Earth vs. the Spider
    166
  5. Radar Secret Service
    175
  6. Angels' Revenge
    177
  7. The Girl in Lovers Lane
    193
  8. Samson Vs The Vampire Women
    231
  9. The Incredible Melting Man
    225
  10. Teenage Strangler
    269
  11. I Accuse My Parents
    345
  12. Eegah
    333
  13. Time Chasers
    376
  14. Mitchell
    496
  15. The Hellcats
    89
  16. Swamp Diamonds
    129
  17. Gunslinger
    127
  18. Hercules and the Captive Women
    128
  19. Wild Rebels
    136
  20. The Deadly Mantis
    167
  21. The Rebel Set
    136
  22. Invasion USA
    139
  23. Manhunt in Space
    139
  24. Code Name Diamond Head
    152
  25. King Dinosaur
    165
  26. Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster
    159
  27. Attack of the Giant Leeches
    172
  28. The Beatniks
    161
  29. The Amazing Colossal Man
    171
  30. Secret Agent Super Dragon
    175
  31. The Magic Voyage of Sinbad
    179
  32. Gamera vs. Guiron
    199
  33. Operation Double 007
    194
  34. The Giant Gila Monster
    200
  35. Daddy-O
    203
  36. The Killer Shrews
    210
  37. Devil Fish
    216
  38. The Day the Earth Froze
    227
  39. Godzilla vs. Megalon
    237
  40. Parts: The Clonus Horror
    230
  41. Star Force: Fugitive Alien II
    210
  42. San Francisco International
    219
  43. Teenagers from Outer Space
    229
  44. Beginning of the End
    227
  45. Catalina Caper
    227
  46. Zombie Nightmare
    261
  47. Outlaw of Gor
    261
  48. Jack Frost
    272
  49. Fugitive Alien
    269
  50. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
    256
  51. Warrior of the Lost World
    271
  52. The Giant Spider Invasion
    289
  53. Deathstalker and the Warriors From Hell
    280
  54. Boggy Creek II: And the Legend Continues
    295
  55. Monster A-Go Go
    290
  56. Soultaker
    318
  57. Riding with Death
    335
  58. Laserblast
    335
  59. Prince of Space
    376
  60. Danger! Death Ray
    394
  61. Puma Man
    438
  62. Pod People
    472
  63. Manos: The Hands of Fate
    588
  64. Space Mutiny
    780
  65. Untamed Youth
    109
  66. Gamera vs. Barugon
    133
  67. Teenage Caveman
    123
  68. Gamera vs. Zigra
    133
  69. Master Ninja II
    134
  70. The Indestructible Man
    129
  71. Hercules
    126
  72. Last of the Wild Horses
    133
  73. Gorgo
    151
  74. The Violent Years
    139
  75. Moon Zero Two
    156
  76. The Castle of Fu Manchu
    130
  77. Bloodlust
    149
  78. Hercules Unchained
    151
  79. Village of the Giants
    164
  80. High School Big Shot
    155
  81. The Brute Man
    172
  82. The Human Duplicators
    167
  83. Blood Waters of Dr. Z
    174
  84. The Sidehackers
    170
  85. The Projected Man
    166
  86. Hercules Against the Moon Men
    172
  87. The Deadly Bees
    174
  88. The Sinister Urge
    182
  89. The Wild World of Batwoman
    184
  90. Gamera
    193
  91. The Sword and the Dragon
    187
  92. The Starfighters
    192
  93. Attack of the the Eye Creatures
    190
  94. War of the Colossal Beast
    187
  95. Escape 2000
    208
  96. The Viking Women and the Sea Serpent
    193
  97. The Crawling Eye
    216
  98. Squirm
    192
  99. Red Zone Cuba
    192
  100. Terror from the Year 5000
    203
  101. Bride of the Monster
    193
  102. Lost Continent
    207
  103. It Conquered the World
    225
  104. Agent for H.A.R.M.
    217
  105. Master Ninja I
    215
  106. The Creeping Terror
    214
  107. Quest of the Delta Knights
    219
  108. The Beast of Yucca Flats
    219
  109. Girls Town
    245
  110. The Skydivers
    222
  111. Rocketship X-M
    239
  112. The Dead Talk Back
    237
  113. Night of the Blood Beast
    259
  114. Santa Claus
    250
  115. Horror of Party Beach
    268
  116. Overdrawn at the Memory Bank
    359
  117. Cave Dwellers
    358
  118. Phase IV
    45
  119. City on Fire
    42
  120. SST: Death Flight
    64
  121. The Slime People
    97
  122. The Black Scorpion
    94
  123. Stranded in Space
    107
  124. Gamera vs. Gaos
    116
  125. The Corpse Vanishes
    121
  126. Rocket Attack USA
    120
  127. Crash of the Moons
    130
  128. The She-Creature
    140
  129. The Space Children
    136
  130. Racket Girls
    140
  131. Jungle Goddess
    146
  132. City Limits
    143
  133. Colossus and the Headhunters
    150
  134. Mighty Jack
    143
  135. Women of the Prehistoric Planet
    144
  136. The Mole People
    158
  137. Teenage Crime Wave
    147
  138. The Magic Sword
    168
  139. I Was a Teenage Werewolf
    163
  140. The Thing That Couldn't Die
    154
  141. The Unearthly
    164
  142. 12 to the Moon
    169
  143. Revenge of the Creature
    178
  144. Diabolik
    178
  145. Tormented
    184
  146. The Leech Woman
    187
  147. The Undead
    203
  148. Future War
    226
  149. Invasion of the Neptune Men
    207
  150. The Screaming Skull
    226
  151. Final Justice
    227
  152. Alien from L.A.
    238
  153. Girl in Gold Boots
    237
  154. The Incredibly Strange Creatures...
    234
  155. Track of the Moon Beast
    233
  156. The Touch of Satan
    285
  157. Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders
    276
  158. Hobgoblins
    333
  159. The Brain that Wouldn't Die
    288
  160. Werewolf
    453
  161. The Final Sacrifice
    647
  162. The Last Chase
    31
  163. Hangar 18
    36
  164. Superdome
    37
  165. Project Moonbase
    91
  166. The Amazing Transparent Man
    120
  167. Robot Holocaust
    123
  168. Kitten with a Whip
    126
  169. The Crawling Hand
    128
  170. First Spaceship on Venus
    127
  171. Robot Monster
    130
  172. It Lives by Night
    139
  173. The Atomic Brain
    135
  174. Hamlet
    141
  175. Ring of Terror
    160
  176. Fire Maidens of Outer Space
    179
  177. The Phantom Planet
    182
  178. The Robot vs. the Aztec Mummy
    170
  179. Horrors of Spider Island
    183
  180. Devil Doll
    203
  181. Time of the Apes
    221
  182. The Million Eyes of Sumuru
    22
  183. Legend of the Dinosaurs
    37
  184. Humanoid Woman
    34
  185. Cosmic Princess
    38
  186. The Mad Monster
    115

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806 - The Undead - over 3 years ago

Hey that Leper was Dick Miller from Gunslinger and It Conquered the World. (Also Little shop of Horrors, Gremlins 1&2, The Wasp Woman, and X: the Man with the X-ray Eyes.) That makes only two people I can think of who have hat-tricked the Mystery Science Theater.


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323 - The Castle of Fu Manchu - over 3 years ago

AH, the eternal question: is this, _____, truly the worst movie ever made? There's truth to Tom Servo's famous observation, and it is true that I have not seen every movie ever made, nor have movies stopped being made.

But. I doubt I can state my feelings about this turgid, flaccid, murky, bitter, nasty little wad of ichorous phlegm better than "Slamdance Cosmopolis" lower in this discussion thread, so I refer you to that pithy gem of an assessment.

There's just nothing to grasp hold of. Hell, even Manos had Torgo and his haunting theme, and some striking photography. Well, striking to me. Even Cave Dwellers had the sheer ludicrosity of the plot shenanigans and the fabulous puppet monster. Even Red Zone Cuba had the wretched anti-aesthetic of Coleman Francis mesmerizing the audience with its aggressive stance against human decency. Even Monster-a-Go-Go had the abrupt finale to provide amusement around the water cooler the next morning.

Bad movies can be oh so good, but this movie is just--and thoroughly--bad. IN a way what makes it so bad for me is that it was made by professionals and was expected to deliver a ROI.

Worst movie ever? Difficult to determine, Captain. Least watchable movie I have ever tried to watch? You betcha!


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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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413 - Manhunt in Space - over 2 years ago

During the GH short, Crow quips about the Gregory Peck wannabe: "He was old even back then."

Somebody's a GH fan! (I admit to watching a bit when Luke and Laura were all the rage, and Frisco Jones, and that spy agency, PEON or Scorpion, or whatever it was called. WHat any of it had to do with a hospital--general or otherwise--is beyond me.


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312 - Gamera vs. Guiron - over 2 years ago

Just to explain the obscure joke near the end. "Stop her, she's got my keyboard!" That's a reference to Mike. He had an ex-girlfriend who took his keyboard and never gave it back. How the people watching at home were supposed to get this is beyond me and I only know because of Google. So nice watching this show in 2014. It must have been frustrating to not get a reference and have no way to look it up instantly.


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414 - Tormented - over 2 years ago

Before I get cranky, I want to point out that the closing bit is one of my fondest memories of MST, and the "connurping for moisture" line has stuck with me for decades now. I heart you, Joel.
I don't know. Some people (some people right here on this comment thread, for instance) claim this is a pretty good movie, but I find it pretty dumb. I'll admit the manipulations of the ghost and the haplessness of the "hero" make the plot a bit more engrossing than the usual monster maul, but it is all still very contrived. As the guys point out, what's so awful about a jazz musician with a love life?

Also, and this is perhaps my real problem: how did these three females (Vi, Meg and Sandy) fall for this particular jazz musician? He evinces nothing particularly admirable or lovable throughout the flick. Granted he's under pressure by the time we meet him, and perhaps not at his best. He is also not even remotely by any standards--even honky ones--the greatest jazz pianist on the island, let alone the world.

Anyhoo. I vote for bad movie.


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520 - Radar Secret Service - about 3 years ago

So...why don't you people look? I mean, it's important. That poor railroad employee is worried about you. Come on!


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413 - Manhunt in Space - over 2 years ago

So is "Orbit Jet" the name of Rocky's ship, or just the make/model? They keep referring to it as a singular: the Orbit Jet rather than a Orbit Jet, or Rocky's Orbit Jet. Yet as a name, Orbit Jet doesn't have the ring of say, The Achille Lauro, or the Mary Celeste.


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911 - Devil Fish - about 3 years ago

Is Mike's opening monologue based on an old TV show opening VO? The words sound familiar, or perhaps I'm losing my grip.

This has to be the least sexy "sexy" movie ever. Possibly--possibly--my favorite MST riff ever: when the scientist removes her glasses and Tom plays the dirty trumpet.


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211 - First Spaceship on Venus - about 2 years ago

I wanted to like this ep more than I liked it. The eps around it are solid, but this one just kind of lies there. The movie isn't as flashy and fun as the Godzilla movies that followed, and not nearly as risible and lazy as the Lipperts which preceded it. It's just kinda "meh." It has real pathos and bitter humor, but man is it dull. I think Crow said it best: "Well, that scene was a load of crap."

So, are you a "klack" person or "spacom" person? I'm...not feeling so well. I think I need to go to the little boys' room.


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106 - The Crawling Hand - about 2 years ago

I don't want to hurt anyone's feelings, but I think maybe this movie is really dumb.


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210 - King Dinosaur - over 4 years ago

3 o'clock Earth time?


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507 - I Accuse My Parents - almost 2 years ago

Yeah, they need a laughingstock.


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323 - The Castle of Fu Manchu - almost 2 years ago

Auxilliary?


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323 - The Castle of Fu Manchu - almost 2 years ago

Uh, I didn't ask.


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417 - Crash of the Moons - about 2 years ago

You can take some out of my mouth.


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821 - Time Chasers - about 2 years ago

Argh--and it's so early too.


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405 - Being from Another Planet - about 2 years ago

phay, nnnt ooo airyy bmmmahnnntay rrppprrrr?


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405 - Being from Another Planet - about 2 years ago

I think you're just getting all wrapped up in yourself.


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405 - Being from Another Planet - about 2 years ago

Booooo!


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405 - Being from Another Planet - about 2 years ago

--'cause I was dizzy with lust.


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...because we're basically scum.


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I'm serious about mufflers.


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I hate patronizing answers,