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An angel-in-training has trouble watching over a careless driver, and must plead his case before the Judge Angel. | Add synopsis »
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My mind would have gotten x'd from the world had this not appeared on "MST3K". See more (7 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Edmon Ryan ... Joe Doakes
George Mathews ... Guardian Angel
Dick Gordon ... The Judge
Del Sharbutt ... Narrator (voice)
Arthur W. Magee ... Himself - Commissioner of State of New Jersey Dept. of Motor Vehicles

Directed by
Warren Murray 
 
Original Music by
Samuel Benavie 
 
Cinematography by
George Webber 
 
Film Editing by
Richard Carver 
 
Sound Department
Ernest Zatorsky .... sound (as E.F. Zatorsky)
 
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Leo R. Welch .... technical advisor
 

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20 min
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Trivia:
The first short featured on "Mystery Science Theater 3000" (1988)See more »
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Continuity: The type of car Joe drives changes several times.See more »
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3 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
My mind would have gotten x'd from the world had this not appeared on "MST3K"., 9 July 2006
Author: Lee Eisenberg (lee.eisenberg.pdx@gmail.com) from Portland, Oregon, USA

After a man classified by Mike, Servo and Crow as "Elmer Fudd" makes a long, boring speech, we get treated to a preachy look at the dangers of the road as a guardian angel defends his recently deceased client before a judge who looks like Boris Karloff on depressants. If you just watch "X Marks the Spot" in its original form, you'll wish that a car could run you over. But the "MST3K" version is perfectly enjoyable. When the people who made this drudgery first made it, they probably never imagined that a certain robot would relate it to Mick Jagger.

All in all, how cruel of Dr. Forrester to make Mike, Servo and Crow watch this swill.

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