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Favorite Episodes

  1. Pod People
    554
  2. The Creeping Terror
    244
  3. Attack of the Giant Leeches
    210
  4. The Beast of Yucca Flats
    251
  5. Manos: The Hands of Fate
    667
  6. Boggy Creek II: And the Legend Continues
    336
  7. Bloodlust
    183
  8. Colossus and the Headhunters
    175
  9. 12 to the Moon
    199
  10. The Skydivers
    267
  11. Mighty Jack
    168
  12. Tormented
    218
  13. The Leech Woman
    233
  14. Gamera vs. Guiron
    242
  15. Mitchell
    569
  16. The Killer Shrews
    250
  17. The Dead Talk Back
    276
  18. Puma Man
    503
  19. Warrior of the Lost World
    324
  20. Eegah
    380
  21. Monster A-Go Go
    333
  22. Attack of the the Eye Creatures
    225
  23. Teenagers from Outer Space
    277
  24. Gamera
    239
  25. Star Force: Fugitive Alien II
    250
  26. Bride of the Monster
    230
  27. The Atomic Brain
    165
  28. Alien from L.A.
    271
  29. Radar Secret Service
    219
  30. The Human Duplicators
    203
  31. Crash of the Moons
    168
  32. Manhunt in Space
    163
  33. Operation Double 007
    229
  34. War of the Colossal Beast
    219
  35. I Accuse My Parents
    399
  36. Secret Agent Super Dragon
    213
  37. It Conquered the World
    281
  38. The Girl in Lovers Lane
    219
  39. Space Travelers
    148
  40. Rocketship X-M
    278
  41. The Giant Gila Monster
    248
  42. Being from Another Planet
    193
  43. Swamp Diamonds
    149
  44. Stranded in Space
    126
  45. The Amazing Colossal Man
    204
  46. The Viking Women and the Sea Serpent
    219
  47. The Unearthly
    197
  48. Fire Maidens of Outer Space
    220
  49. King Dinosaur
    198
  50. Godzilla vs. Megalon
    302
  51. First Spaceship on Venus
    153
  52. Ring of Terror
    188
  53. Fugitive Alien
    324
  54. Lost Continent
    240
  55. Jungle Goddess
    184
  56. Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster
    194
  57. Lassie: The Painted Hills
    151
  58. Rocket Attack USA
    147
  59. Cave Dwellers
    423
  60. Gamera vs. Barugon
    170
  61. Master Ninja I
    249
  62. Earth vs. the Spider
    192
  63. Gamera vs. Zigra
    169
  64. The Incredible Melting Man
    269
  65. Last of the Wild Horses
    159
  66. The Crawling Eye
    256
  67. The Castle of Fu Manchu
    148
  68. Pilot - The Green Slime
    62
  69. The Day the Earth Froze
    270
  70. The Indestructible Man
    153
  71. Robot Holocaust
    153
  72. Teenage Caveman
    149
  73. Moon Zero Two
    195
  74. The Corpse Vanishes
    150
  75. The Crawling Hand
    157
  76. Women of the Prehistoric Planet
    168
  77. Robot Monster
    152
  78. The Mad Monster
    137
  79. Time of the Apes
    270
  80. Hercules Against the Moon Men
    209
  81. Gunslinger
    160
  82. Hercules Unchained
    179
  83. Gorgo
    168
  84. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
    289
  85. The Starfighters
    231
  86. Night of the Blood Beast
    307
  87. Mighty Jack
    29
  88. Riding with Death
    381
  89. Blood Waters of Dr. Z
    205
  90. Devil Fish
    251
  91. Horror of Party Beach
    307
  92. The Giant Spider Invasion
    336
  93. Avalanche
    37
  94. Revenge of the Creature
    219
  95. The She-Creature
    170

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101 - The Crawling Eye - 14 days ago
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“Just stick it, will you.”
“Sail on, silver bird.”

You know, this show was brilliantly funny right from the start. The sets got better. The robot performances did, too. They had to catch up to the ingenious writing. The show would get more refined, look more polished, but I don’t think it was less funny than the later seasons. What do you other MSTies think?


101 - The Crawling Eye - 26 days ago
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I have to admit I kinda liked the movie.


817 - Horror of Party Beach - 11 months ago
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“For the budget honeymooner, try Frank's Discount Falls.”

I'm not sure which is funnier—the tiny brook or the phrase “budget honeymooner.”


424 - Manos: The Hands of Fate - about 1 year ago
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A part of me wants to have a kid and a dog so one morning I can take the dog to a neighbor’s house, hide the food and water dishes and any chew toys, and when the kid wakes up, try to convince them that the dog isn't missing, that we don't have a dog, that we never had a dog.


817 - Horror of Party Beach - about 1 year ago
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All the sodium has to be shipped in from New York City? Where would these monster movies be if the characters had access to Amazon?

They'd be shorter, I guess.


911 - Devil Fish - about 1 year ago
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I finally watched this movie in its original form. I was hoping it was more coherent than the edited version here. Some things I noticed:

• the original movie, or at least the version I found (called “Monster Shark”), is only slightly more...watchable? The scenes are not quite as clumsily disjointed as they are in the MST edit
• the music, acting and effects are still terrible
• the original movie has considerable nudity and is more violent—it contains a rather uncomfortable sequence (which is drastically shortened here) in which the woman wearing the short, silk teddy, has that teddy ripped off before she is strangled and put in a bathtub along with her hairdryer to make it look like suicide. Yes, because when I go to see a movie about a killer shark, there had better be lots of human-on-human murdering


311 - It Conquered the World - over 3 years ago
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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.


205 - Rocket Attack USA - over 3 years ago
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"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!


313 - Earth vs. the Spider - about 3 years ago
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I actually kind of like this movie.


402 - The Giant Gila Monster - over 3 years ago
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Also, "Sid's Malt Closet."


Recent Riffs

315 - Teenage Caveman - about 1 month ago
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What is this? (39:03)


203 - Jungle Goddess - about 1 year ago
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“You don't think I intended to carry that sentence out, do you? ”
I was counting on it!


817 - Horror of Party Beach - about 1 year ago
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“It's no use. Nobody's got any sodium.”
“Did you try calling everyone in the telephone book?”
“Yeah, almost. All but a couple.”


1005 - Blood Waters of Dr. Z - about 1 year ago
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That Nazi fish guy has got a real moisture problem.


909 - Gorgo - over 2 years ago
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Um, we are a submarine, right? Yeah, good. (1:01:23)


306 - Time of the Apes - about 3 years ago
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"Are you ready to die?"
Frankly, no.


408 - Hercules Unchained - about 3 years ago
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Evinrude: the early years.


417 - Crash of the Moons - about 3 years ago
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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!


322 - Master Ninja I - about 3 years ago
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"Your home?"
"You're travelin' in it, Jack."
You're jackin' in it, Trav...em...


301 - Cave Dwellers - over 3 years ago
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Tits all over—I mean, it's all over for you, Ator. I know we've been breast—best friends. Damn.

...Nipple.


301 - Cave Dwellers - over 3 years ago
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"You must not lose heart."
Because a guy will eat it.