Host Joe Bob introduces two or three films, usually of the horror genre, and sometimes something out of the sci-fi, fantasy, and suspense genres, or anything that features a monster or ... See full summary »
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Host Joe Bob introduces two or three films, usually of the horror genre, and sometimes something out of the sci-fi, fantasy, and suspense genres, or anything that features a monster or serial killer. Between breaks, Joe Bob explains more on the film's history, makes several jokes, and does the "Drive-In Totals"... Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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We're tearin' the heart out of Saturday Night!

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April 1993 (USA)  »

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Joe Bob Briggs (John Bloom) took over permanent hosting duties of Monstervision in 1995 after Ted Turner had seen his Joe Bobs Drive-In show on The Movie Channel. Briggs remained the host until the show was cancelled in 2000. See more »

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Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Cyclops (2010) See more »

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Joe Bob Briggs was excellent and so was the show!
21 December 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Every week I would watch TNT's Monstervision hosted by Joe Bob Briggs (John Bloom) and Renner St. John. Joe Bob was a hilarious host for this show! I just couldn't stop laughing sometimes when he would joke about movies. The show was a couple hours long and he would have some of the most outrageous low budget films ever. His hosting was really good and he has such a cool look. Renner St. John was OK as the mail girl but I loved it when Joe Bob would pick on her. This was truly on of the most exciting, funny, and special weekly program and its a shame that this great show is no longer airing. It was a real classic program and that in My opinion there will never be another one like this! If you have a video tape or can some how watch this show do it because I strongly recommend it!


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