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Joel Hodgson

Born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Joel Hodgson is best known as a stand-up comedian and creator of the cult favorite Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988). Hodgson is also a toy designer, prop builder, sculptor, writer and producer. He currently resides in Los Angeles where he continues writing and performing. See full bio »
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 2009 Cinematic Titanic: East Meets Watts (Video) (creator)
 2009 Cinematic Titanic: Blood of the Vampires (Video) (creator)
 2008 Cinematic Titanic: The Wasp Woman (Video) (creator) / (written by)
 2008 Cinematic Titanic: Doomsday Machine (Video) (creator) / (written by)
 2007 Cinematic Titanic: The Oozing Skull (Video) (creator) / (written by)
 2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 116 episodes)
- Episode #1.150 (2003) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.149 (2003) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.148 (2003) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.147 (2003) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.146 (2003) ... (writer)
 2001 Mr. B's Lost Shorts (Video)
 2001 You Don't Know Jack (TV Series)
  Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (87 episodes, 1993 - 1999) (written by - 86 episodes, 1989 - 1993) (writer - 21 episodes, 1988 - 1989)
- Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders (1999) ... (creator)
- Diabolik (1999) ... (creator)
- Squirm (1999) ... (creator)
- Horrors of Spider Island (1999) ... (creator)
- It Lives by Night (1999) ... (creator)
 1998 Mystery Science Theater 3000: Shorts (Video) (creator)
 1997 Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (Video) (written by)
 1996 Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (television series "Mystery Science Theater 3000")
 1995 MST3K Little Gold Statue Preview Special (TV Special) (creator)
 1995 The TV Wheel (TV Movie)
 1995 Space Ghost Coast to Coast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Urges (1995) ... (writer)
 1990 Higgins Boys and Gruber (TV Series) (creator - 1990)
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Alternate Names:

Joel and The Joels | Joel and the Joels

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Talking about Michael J. Nelson, who replaced him as the host of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988)]: "You have to admit, the man looks great standing next to puppets." See more »

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Supervising Producer of "Everything You Need to Know" See more »

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The Gizmocrat

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