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1997

1 Feb. 1997
Revenge of the Creature
The creature from the black lagoon is captured and taken to a Florida aquarium to be studied in Revenge of the Creature (1955). Mike and the Bots almost crash into Earth and when they try to get in touch in Deep 13, it's not Dr. Forester who responds to their call. Meanwhile, Mike and Tom try to figure out why Crow seems so different.
 
8 Feb. 1997
The Leech Woman
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 (1960). On the SOL, the nanites go on strike and Pearl is forced to lay down some new laws for Mike and the Bots.
 
15 Feb. 1997
The Mole People
Three archeologists discover an underground civilization but are taken prisoner by the natives in The Mole People (1956). Bobo suffers though Lawgiver Daze and Mike does his best to imitate the professor from the movie.
 
22 Feb. 1997
The Deadly Mantis
Mike inadvertently helps a group of bomb-worshiping mutants destroy Earth with a thermonuclear device, but even this sort of drastic action doesn't save the gang from having to watch The Deadly Mantis (1957).
 
1 Mar. 1997
The Thing That Couldn't Die
Despite being possessed of all the knowledge in the Universe, the omnipotent Observers insist on observing our heroes' reactions to the dead-on-arrival The Thing That Couldn't Die (1958).
 
8 Mar. 1997
The Undead
A woman gets hypnotized back into her Dark Age'd past life while Tom takes a crack at being an observer.
 
15 Mar. 1997
Terror from the Year 5000
Scientists break the time barrier with not-so-great results and the Observers have finally had enough of their human observations.
 
5 Apr. 1997
The She-Creature
Pearl and Bobo plot their escape from the Observers' planet while the SOL crew is subjected to a dark, dreary tale of hypnotism, murder, and chesty amphibians.
 
19 Apr. 1997
I Was a Teenage Werewolf
Michael Landon terrorizes his high school as a savage werewolf while a hostile alien infiltrates the SOL.
 
31 May 1997
The Giant Spider Invasion
Mike and the 'bots suffer through The Giant Spider Invasion (1975). Meanwhile, Pearl and her two underlings find alien pods out of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978).
 
7 Jun. 1997
Parts: The Clonus Horror
Scientists run a clone farm for VIPs while Pearl and her goons are forced into babysitting omnipotent Space Children.
 
12 Jul. 1997
Jack Frost
Mike and the 'bots get terminal enchantment from Frost (1965). With Pearl away, Observer and Professor Bobo argue over who is in charge.
 
19 Jul. 1997
Riding with Death
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.
 
2 Aug. 1997
Agent for H.A.R.M.
Mike Nelson is put on trial by the Galactic Tribunal for his unintentional planet destroying spree.
 
16 Aug. 1997
Prince of Space
A wimpy space hero kicks tyrannical aliens off of Earth while the Widowmaker and the SOL are sucked through a wormhole.
 
6 Sep. 1997
The Horror of Party Beach
Pearl and Observer are in Ancient Rome pretending to be gods as Mike and the 'bots watch The Horror of Party Beach (1964).
 
4 Oct. 1997
Devil Doll
An evil ventriloquist traps souls in his stage dummies while Crow innocently falls in league with a devil.
 
11 Oct. 1997
Invasion of the Neptune Men
Our heroes discover just how boring an alien attack on Tokyo can be when they view an anti-vehicle for Sonny Chiba.
 
7 Nov. 1997
Space Mutiny
Mike and the 'bots learn the 80s were worse than they thought as they endure the putrid sci-fi epic, Space Mutiny (1988).
 
22 Nov. 1997
Time Chasers
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.
 
6 Dec. 1997
Overdrawn at the Memory Bank
A weather tech's mind gets trapped in a computer and Pearl establishes her own public television pledge program.
 

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