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"Mystery Science Theater 3000" Earth vs. the Spider (1991)

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Joel Hodgson (creator)
Michael J. Nelson (head writer)
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Original Air Date:
14 September 1991 (Season 4, Episode 13)
Joel and the Bots get tips on public speaking from the short "Speech: Using Your Voice" and watch a spider devour a town in The Spider (1958)... See more » | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Jim Mallon (host segments)
Writing credits
Joel Hodgson (creator)

Michael J. Nelson (head writer)

Trace Beaulieu (written by) &
Frank Conniff (written by) &
Joel Hodgson (written by) &
Kevin Murphy (written by) &
Paul Chaplin (written by)

Bridget Jones (contributing writer) &
Jim Mallon (contributing writer) &
Colleen Henjum (contributing writer)

Produced by
Joel Hodgson .... executive producer
Jim Mallon .... executive producer
Jim Mallon .... producer
Kevin Murphy .... associate producer
Cinematography by
Ken Fournelle (uncredited)
Art Direction by
Trace Beaulieu 
Joel Hodgson 
Makeup Department
Mary Flaa .... hair stylist
Mary Flaa .... makeup artist
Production Management
Alexandra Carr .... production manager (as Alexandra B. Carr)
Timothy Scott .... post-production supervisor
Art Department
Trace Beaulieu .... set designer
Joel Hodgson .... set designer
Jef Maynard .... set designer
Sound Department
Timothy Scott .... audio editor
Brian Wright .... audio
Special Effects by
Joel Hodgson .... gizmonic devices (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Ken Fournelle .... lighting
Kevin Murphy .... lighting
Editorial Department
Alexandra Carr .... post-production coordinator (as Alexandra B. Carr)
Jann Johnson .... post-production coordinator (as Jann L. Johnson)
Tim Paulson .... on-line editor
Music Department
Charlie Erickson .... composer: theme song
Joel Hodgson .... composer: theme song
Joel Hodgson .... lyricist: theme song
Michael J. Nelson .... arranger: additional music
Michael J. Nelson .... performer: additional music
J. Elvis Weinstein .... lyricist: theme song (as Josh Weinstein)
Joel Hodgson .... performer: theme song (uncredited)
Other crew
Cyn Eells .... intern
Cindy Hansen .... intern
Jann Johnson .... production coordinator (as Jann L. Johnson)
Heide LeClerc .... manager of business affairs
Jef Maynard .... toolmaster
Timothy Scott .... technical supervisor
Christopher Wurst .... intern
Bryan Beaulieu .... special thanks
Bill W. .... special thanks

Series Crew
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Directed by
Joel Hodgson 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Joel Hodgson  creator

Production Design by
Jef Maynard 
Makeup Department
Brian Wade .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Jann Johnson .... production manager (1994-1997) (as Jann L. Johnson)
Special Effects by
Trace Beaulieu .... special effects
Other crew
Frank Conniff .... script supervisor
Kelly Nathe .... production assistant (1992-1993)
Joseph Olson .... intern (episodes 814-817)
Julie Walker .... info club Poobah (1993-1996)
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Did You Know?

The spider in the movie is referred to as being "liquid metal" which coincidentally anticipates that there is in fact a liquid metal spider, the T-1000000, in the Universal Studios Theme Park attraction T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (1996) which didn't first open until 1996.See more »
Movie Connections:
References "Sesame Street" (1969)See more »
DobieSee more »


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