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  1. Pod People
    498
  2. The Creeping Terror
    223
  3. The Beast of Yucca Flats
    230
  4. Manos: The Hands of Fate
    614
  5. Bloodlust
    158
  6. Colossus and the Headhunters
    156
  7. 12 to the Moon
    177
  8. The Skydivers
    235
  9. Mighty Jack
    151
  10. Tormented
    193
  11. The Leech Woman
    202
  12. Gamera vs. Guiron
    216
  13. Mitchell
    514
  14. The Killer Shrews
    217
  15. The Dead Talk Back
    251
  16. Puma Man
    453
  17. Warrior of the Lost World
    285
  18. Eegah
    349
  19. Monster A-Go Go
    309
  20. Attack of the the Eye Creatures
    202
  21. Teenagers from Outer Space
    244
  22. Gamera
    210
  23. Star Force: Fugitive Alien II
    225
  24. Bride of the Monster
    201
  25. The Atomic Brain
    142
  26. Alien from L.A.
    247
  27. Radar Secret Service
    191
  28. The Human Duplicators
    178
  29. Crash of the Moons
    140
  30. Manhunt in Space
    143
  31. Operation Double 007
    204
  32. War of the Colossal Beast
    199
  33. I Accuse My Parents
    361
  34. Secret Agent Super Dragon
    188
  35. It Conquered the World
    239
  36. The Girl in Lovers Lane
    199
  37. Space Travelers
    131
  38. Rocketship X-M
    250
  39. The Giant Gila Monster
    213
  40. Being from Another Planet
    167
  41. Swamp Diamonds
    136
  42. Stranded in Space
    113
  43. The Amazing Colossal Man
    179
  44. The Viking Women and the Sea Serpent
    199
  45. The Unearthly
    175
  46. Fire Maidens of Outer Space
    194
  47. King Dinosaur
    173
  48. Godzilla vs. Megalon
    258
  49. First Spaceship on Venus
    132
  50. Ring of Terror
    167
  51. Fugitive Alien
    289
  52. Lost Continent
    219
  53. Jungle Goddess
    155
  54. Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster
    168
  55. Lassie: The Painted Hills
    128
  56. Rocket Attack USA
    132
  57. Cave Dwellers
    380
  58. Gamera vs. Barugon
    143
  59. Master Ninja I
    226
  60. Earth vs. the Spider
    171
  61. Gamera vs. Zigra
    146
  62. The Incredible Melting Man
    238
  63. Last of the Wild Horses
    141
  64. The Crawling Eye
    226
  65. The Castle of Fu Manchu
    136
  66. Pilot - The Green Slime
    52
  67. The Day the Earth Froze
    235
  68. The Indestructible Man
    137
  69. Attack of the Giant Leeches
    184
  70. Robot Holocaust
    130
  71. Teenage Caveman
    130
  72. Moon Zero Two
    164
  73. The Corpse Vanishes
    128
  74. The Crawling Hand
    136
  75. Women of the Prehistoric Planet
    146
  76. Robot Monster
    133
  77. The Mad Monster
    120
  78. Time of the Apes
    239
  79. Hercules Against the Moon Men
    183
  80. Gunslinger
    140
  81. Hercules Unchained
    158
  82. Gorgo
    154
  83. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
    262
  84. The Starfighters
    206
  85. Night of the Blood Beast
    273
  86. Mighty Jack
    27

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311 - It Conquered the World - over 1 year ago

No matter how many times I see this episode, I don't understand why they replay the ending monologue three times.
My preferred interpretation is that the writers found Graves' ending monologue so shoehorned-in, pompous, and heavy-handed that they decide to end the episode the way they ended the movie, by hammering in a message that over-dramatizes the story's moral. But... Some people like this movie. Maybe some people like that cheesefest of a soppy monologue? I don't get it.


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205 - Rocket Attack USA - over 1 year ago

"All right, Captain, as long as you didn't get inside."
TOM: Well, I got to third, if that counts for anything.

Wow. As Mike might say, that's late night!


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313 - Earth vs. the Spider - about 1 year ago

I actually kind of like this movie.


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402 - The Giant Gila Monster - over 1 year ago

Also, "Sid's Malt Closet."


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402 - The Giant Gila Monster - over 1 year ago

I love that Joel is disappointed in the robots that he himself built and programmed. God must be like a giant, cosmic Joel, arguing with his robots. And the earth is...the SOL or something, I don't know. I didn't really think this metaphor through.


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107 - Robot Monster - over 1 year ago

This movie out-Lynched David Lynch!


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909 - Gorgo - 7 months ago

Um, we are a submarine, right? Yeah, good. (1:01:23)


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306 - Time of the Apes - about 1 year ago

"Are you ready to die?"
Frankly, no.


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408 - Hercules Unchained - about 1 year ago

Evinrude: the early years.


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417 - Crash of the Moons - over 1 year ago

You know, a fella could make a real funny comment about that if he was so inclined.


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Loosen up, it's a monster movie!


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322 - Master Ninja I - over 1 year ago

"Your home?"
"You're travelin' in it, Jack."
You're jackin' in it, Trav...em...


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301 - Cave Dwellers - over 1 year ago

Tits all over—I mean, it's all over for you, Ator. I know we've been breast—best friends. Damn.

...Nipple.


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301 - Cave Dwellers - over 1 year ago

"You must not lose heart."
Because a guy will eat it.


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420 - The Human Duplicators - over 1 year ago

Just playing God. It's going pretty well!


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506 - Eegah - over 1 year ago

JOEL: Okay, there you go. Good as new.
CROW: Sure—if you ignore the massive structural damage and my complete lack of any resale value.
JOEL: Yeah, I was ignoring that.


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402 - The Giant Gila Monster - over 1 year ago

No, not the coda! No!


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205 - Rocket Attack USA - over 1 year ago

JOEL: Which early-'60s CIA covert operation was considered their greatest failure of the decade?
CROW: Uh, the Kennedy assassination!
JOEL: No, I'm afraid that one was a success.