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
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Did You Know?
The original name suggested by Joel Hodgson
was Mystery Science Theater 2000. It was changed to 3000 to sound more futuristic. See more
Joel and Mike's head mics are often visible when they turn their heads during theater sequences. See more
[Ten minutes into the movie
Oh, it's over, did that movie seem really long to you?
Throughout his tenure on the series, prop & production designer Jef Maynard is billed under the job title "Toolmaster". See more