A short depicts an overly excited pair of children visiting a glamorized portrayal of a dairy farm before the movie presents a gang of partying goof balls trapped on a homicidal hunter's island where they find themselves his next game. Meanwhile, Tom plays psychiatrist and has a rather unrevealing session with Crow. Things are tense down in Deep 13 as Dr. Forrester's deranged and neglectful mother comes for a visit and spends her time gossiping and catching up with Frank. Crow tries then to open a vegetable stand but Tom ruins it rather abruptly and the SOL crew then gather around for a good old fashioned (though rather chaotic) hoedown. Then, once Crow ruins a mystery murder dinner scenario, he and Tom become convinced that Mike has been plotting to hunt them down and kill them from day one. They take the initiative and trap Mike in a net until he promises not to kill them, a promise he can't make. In the end, Dr. Forrester prepares a lovely dinner for his mother but she and Frank ... Written by
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According to Mike Nelson in the book "The Mystery Science Theater 3000 Amazing Colossal Episode Guide", out of respect for Robert Reed, who died of AIDS while this episode was in development, the writers decided to hold back on easy references to his role in The Brady Bunch. It is only mentioned once during the entire show. See more
Crow T. Robot
You know, it'd be ironic if the Tree of Death got Dutch Elm's Disease.
Yeah, the Stump of Death just doesn't have the same ring to it.
References Terror in the Night