Mike and the 'bots gorge on Gorgo (1961), a maudlin monster mess featuring two giant mother-and-son lizards and a Samuel Beckett lookalike. Leonard Maltin shows up to hawk his movie guide, which inexplicably praises the film.
Did You Know?
After this episode's original air date, it was never seen on TV again due to an unknown third party making a claim on the movie rights. It was not made available to the public again until 2013, when it was released in Shout! Factory's MST3K 25th Anniversary DVD set. See more
I think this movie's editing philosophy was "don't stay on anything too long; it doesn't look good enough."
References Umberto D.
Candle in the Wind
Written by Elton John
and Bernie Taupin
Performed by Kevin Murphy See more