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Mystery Science Theater 3000 

TV-14 | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | TV Series (1988–1999)
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In the not-too-distant future, a man and his robots are trapped aboard the Satellite of Love, where mad scientists force them to sit through the worst movies ever made.

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Top Rated TV #109 | Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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When zany mad scientist Dr. Clayton Forrester and his loopy assistant Frank get bored with their work at the Deep Thirteen research center, they kidnap Joel the janitor and shoot him into orbit on the Satellite of Love. While in space Joel builds wacky robot sidekicks Tom Servo and Crow T. Robot to help him withstand an onslaught of grade 'Z' movies that the mad scientists force him to watch. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Making unwatchable movies essential viewing. See more »

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(199 episodes)

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A continuation of the series was released on Netflix on April 14th, 2017, starring Jonah Ray, Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Baron Vaughn, and Hampton Yount. See more »

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The rod used to control Tom Servo is often visible when he is carried into or out of the theater. See more »

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Crow T. Robot: Someone with attention deficit disorder edited this film
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Beth McKeever, usually credited as Beth "Beez" McKeever, was credited as Beth "Deadly Beez" McKeever at the end of the episode "The Deadly Bees". See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: 'Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky (2003) See more »

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My White Goddess
Written by Jim Mallon, Frank Conniff and Michael J. Nelson
Performed by The Kevins
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I love it!
26 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

MST3K is without a doubt one of the funniest shows ever made. It's hard to believe there could be anything that could make horrible movies like 'Hobgoblins' fun to watch. The show is clever and witty. It's hard to believe a show about a group of three making comments while watching a movie could spawn a ten year series and a movie. But it was done, and I'm sure we're all thankful for that. It's a shame the show has ended but the went out with a bang, making the series finale 'Danger: Diabolik' one of the best of the series; my personal favorite is 'Hobgoblins'. See the reruns and rent the movie whenever possible!


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