The Best MST3K Episodes

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Episodes on this list are the funniest riffs with the best movies, not really in order. Its missing episodes usually included in the best, such as Manos: the hands of fate and Godzilla Vs. Megalon etc since they are funny but nearly unwatchable, they are on the most popular episode's list. http://www.imdb.com/list/ls053786659/
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1.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Final Sacrifice (1998)
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It's "Canada Bashing Day" on the SOL in every respect between progressive world domination and bizarre looting. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
“ Easily the funniest MST3K episode..unless youre Canadian ” - Terrorantula
 
2.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Space Mutiny (1997)
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Mike and the 'bots learn the 80s were worse than they thought as they endure the putrid sci-fi epic, Space Mutiny. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
“ A very funny episode, just overlook 'Flavia's bad acting ” - Terrorantula
 
3.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Squirm (1999)
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Angry worms munch on a town and a doughy guy learns the value of springs by a demonic little sprite. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
4.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
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New guy Mike Nelson finishes his training and makes his way into the theater for the first time. His... (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
“ Mike's first full episode on the satellite of love ” - Terrorantula
 
5.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: I Accuse My Parents (1993)
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Joel and the Bots hear all about new-fangled farming techniques in the 50s short The Truck Farmer. Afterward... (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
6.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Mitchell (1993)
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The trio sit through a dreary Joe Don Baker disasterpiece as Gypsy tries to find a way to save Joel from being killed by the Mads. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
7.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
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Joel and the Bots have another outing with Hercules in Hercules Against the Moon Men. This time Hercules faces off... (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
8.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Cave Dwellers (1991)
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Joel and the Bots endure Miles O'Keeffe as Ator while Doctor F. endures Frank's efforts to be Mike Douglas. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
9.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Brute Man (1996)
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A deformed creeper is the pro-/antagonist of Mike and the robots' experiment preceded by a bunch of chickens. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
10.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Deadly Bees (1998)
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Killer bees terrify a remote English island while a bowler hatted guy appears where he's least expected. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
11.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Girl in Gold Boots (1999)
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In order to impress the Bureau of Mad Scientists Pearl unleashes the mephitic "Girl in Gold Boots" a Poorly acted... (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
“ Another must see for Pearl Forrester fans ” - Terrorantula
 
12.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Girls Town (1994)
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A promiscuous teen is framed for murder and then sent to a Catholic reform school in Girls Town. Mike explains the honor system to the Bots and Tom "scats" until Mike and Crow can't take it anymore. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
13.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Beatniks (1992)
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Joel and the Bots watch a second segment from an early episode of General Hospital before watching a... (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
14.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Soultaker (1999)
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Why is the Satellite of Love malfunctioning? Who is the hooded figure that wants Bobo's soul? What is... (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
15.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Jack Frost (1997)
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Mike and the 'bots get terminal enchantment from Frosty. With Pearl away, Observer and Professor Bobo argue over who is in charge. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
16.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Time of the Apes (1991)
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Joel and the Bots watch a Japanese rip-off of Planet of the Apes, stage their own version of "Inherit the Wind", and Crow shows off the latest in ape fashion. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
17.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Werewolf (1998)
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A guy turns people into werewolves for his own sick pleasure while Mike turns into a were-Crow. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
18.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Pod People (1991)
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Alien eggs hatch on Earth after a meteor crash which spells trouble for a vacationing family, a singer on tour with his entourage... (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
19.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
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Mike and the 'bots suffer through The Giant Spider Invasion. Meanwhile, Pearl and her two underlings find alien pods out of Invasion of the Body Snatchers. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
20.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Time Chasers (1997)
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A schmuck has to correct changes to the future by fixing them in the past while Tom and Crow try to fix Mike's past into something more pleasant. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
21.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Space Children (1998)
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A blob from Heaven brainwashes children into doing his bidding while Pearl starts her own space program. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
22.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Atomic Brain (1993)
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Mike and the Bots are asked What About Juvenile Delinquency? in a short about a teenage thug whose gang mugs his father... (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
23.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Leech Woman (1997)
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An aging woman ventures to Africa to learn the secret of eternal youth but finds it comes at the price of human life in The Leech Woman... (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
24.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Tormented (1992)
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In Tormented, a pianist thinks he has finally escaped his demanding mistress when she dies after... (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
25.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Projected Man (1998)
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A scientist's experiment gone wrong gives him the touch of death while the SOL crew find themselves back in their old time period. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
“ A must see if you are a Pearl Forrester fan ” - Terrorantula
 
26.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Robot Holocaust (1990)
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When the ninth chapter of Radar Men from the Moon encounters technical difficulties, it gives the Mads an earlier opportunity to bring the Satellite of Love and its crew to their knees via Robot Holocaust. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
27.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Touch of Satan (1998)
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An overly obvious '70s wanderer hits on a witch while a babysitter watches over Castle Forrester. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
28.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Agent for H.A.R.M. (1997)
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Mike Nelson is put on trial by the Galactic Tribunal for his unintentional planet destroying spree. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
29.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Riding with Death (1997)
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Mike accidentally destroys the camping planet with an over-packed homemade bomb. Servo sings a song about the seventies and becomes a trucker while Crow becomes Turkey Volume Guessing Man. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
30.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Zombie Nightmare (1994)
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Dr. Forrester and TV's Frank fool around with voodoo as Mike and the 'bots make Batman jokes in order to endure Zombie Nightmare with Adam West. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
31.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
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Joel and the Bots watch a re-edited version of Time Walker called "Being From Another Planet" in... (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
32.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Hobgoblins (1998)
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Intro: The crew of the SOL keeps turning each other on inadvertently. Segment One: The crew rough-houses on the couch Pearl sent them... (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
“ This episode almost didnt make the list since the movie is so bad some people might not find it entertaining, even though it is very very funny. ” - Terrorantula
 
33.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: City on Fire (1989)
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This week's experiment is disastrous disaster film City on Fire, which assures viewers the events depicted could happen in any city, anywhere. Even, as Tom points out, while we're watching this. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
“ Its an older one but its still got it ” - Terrorantula
 
34.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Phase IV (1989)
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This week's film is a deep sci-fi story about ants that leaves Crow wishing he'd brought a pair of boots into the theater. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
“ Classic 'killer bugs' flick ” - Terrorantula
 
35.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: The Screaming Skull (1998)
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A vengeful skull comes back from the dead and the bots are scarred for life when Gumby abuses his robot slaves. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
36.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Blood Waters of Dr. Z (1999)
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The SOL crew take up fishing and debate whether films would be better if the actors/actresses were all nude. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
37.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Future War (1999)
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The guys take a crack at Future War in which a man formerly enslaved by aliens escapes to modern-day... (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson