Mystery Science Theater 3000: Season 1, Episode 21

The Legend of Dinosaurs (28 May 1989)

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Joel and the Bots suffer through a dreary '70s dinosaur movie from Japan. Where's 'Doug McClure' when you need him?

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Joel Hodgson ...
J. Elvis Weinstein ...
Tom Servo / Gypsy / Dr. Lawrence Ehrhardt (as Josh Weinstein)
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Ralph Smith ...
Himself - Special Guest
Mrs. Smith ...
Herself - Special Guest (as Ralph's Mom) (credit only)
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Joel and the Bots suffer through a dreary '70s dinosaur movie from Japan. Where's 'Doug McClure' when you need him?

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The movie's actual on-screen title is actually 'The "Legend of Dinosaurs"'. See more »

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The two host segments where Joel explains special effects techniques to the Bots were accidentally played in the wrong order, leaving Joel referencing an event that hasn't happened on-screen yet during the first host segment. See more »

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Reporter: Everyone is asking the same question...
Tom Servo: Why am I watching this?
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References Gleaming the Cube (1989) See more »

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Theme from Shaft
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Written by Isaac Hayes
Performed by Joel Hodgson and J. Elvis Weinstein
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