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


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The Jazz Singer (1927)
Joel (as Jakie): "Mammy! Mammy!"
I Love a Parade (1932) (Short)
Joel: "I love a parade!"
Our Town (1940)
Crow: "Life is simple here at Grover's Corners."
Citizen Kane (1941)
referenced in Crow's paper
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
Crow: "Take, for example, 'The Magnificent Ambersons' and its stylistic carbon copy, the 'Attack of the Puppet People.'"
X Marks the Spot (1944) (Short)
Crow (as the guardian angel): "Joe Doakes - he wasn't a very good driver."
The Paul Winchell Show (1950) (TV Series)
Joel: "Knucklehead Smiff makes a sale."
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Joel (singing): "Gotta dance!"
Them! (1954)
referenced by Crow
Frosty the Snowman (1954) (Short)
Tom: "Sorry I drew you like Frosty the Snowman."
Beginning of the End (1957)
referenced in Crow's paper
Touch of Evil (1958)
referenced in Crow's paper
Attack of the Puppet People (1958)
Crow: "Take, for example, 'The Magnificent Ambersons' and its stylistic carbon copy, the 'Attack of the Puppet People.'"
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959) (TV Series)
theme music sung briefly
The Andy Griffith Show (1960) (TV Series)
Joel: "It's an Aunt Bee convention!"
The Trial (1962)
Crow: "Compare 'The Trial' to a Kafka-esque Peter Graves in 'Beginning of the End.'"
The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) (TV Series)
Crow (when a character finds a battered hat): "Buddy Ebsen's been here."
The Munsters (1964) (TV Series)
referenced by Joel
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) (TV Movie)
Tom: "Thank you, Yukon Cornelius."
Green Acres (1965) (TV Series)
referenced concerning the custodian/janitor from "the planet Ziffelodeon"
Lost in Space (1965) (TV Series)
Crow (as Dr. Smith): "The pain! The pain!"
Batman (1966) (TV Series)
referenced by Joel and Crow
Sesame Street (1969) (TV Series)
Tom: "Sorry I drew you like Big Bird."
Patton (1970)
Joel (as a character gives a speech in front of a U.S. flag): "Here's young George Patton!"
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Joel: "I need a Willy Wonka on a skullcap."
Charlotte's Web (1973)
Crow (as a spider web appears): "Hey, Charlotte - it spells out a word."
Young Frankenstein (1974)
Tom (a monster moans while people are eating): "Hey, did you just make a 'yummy' noise?"
Jaws (1975)
Crow: "Close the beaches!"
The Muppet Show (1976) (TV Series)
Crow: "Is that Statler or Waldorf?"
The Omen (1976)
Crow (as Gregory Peck): "Damien?"
Empire of the Ants (1977)
referenced in Crow's paper
Convoy (1978)
Joel: "'Convoy,' with Kris Kristofferson and Ali MacGraw"
Six Pack (1982)
Joel: "Up next is 'Six Pack,' with Kenny Rogers."
The Beastmaster (1982)
referenced by Crow
The Goonies (1985)
Crow: "We're having an adventure, just like the Goonies."
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
referenced by Tom
She's the Sheriff (1987) (TV Series)
Crow: "I'm gonna miss 'She's the Sheriff'!"
Jake and the Fatman (1987) (TV Series)
"Isn't that Jake?" Crow: "Aren't you the Fatman?"
Road House (1989)
referenced by Crow
Batman (1989)
Tom (as Michael Keaton): "I'm Batman!"
Next of Kin (1989)
Crow: "Next of Kin"
Hudson Hawk (1991)
Tom: "Kind of like 'Hudson Hawk'"
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Joel: "I'm liquid metal."


Speech: Using Your Voice (1950) (Short)
the featured short in this episode
The Spider (1958)
the featured movie in this episode

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