Mystery Science Theater 3000: Season 9, Episode 22

Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (6 Dec. 1997)

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A weather tech's mind gets trapped in a computer and Pearl establishes her own public television pledge program.



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Raul Julia is sentenced to a mandatory cyber vacation and gets trapped in it when things go wrong, like usual. On board the SOL, Crow reveals his catchphrase, "You Know You Want Me Baby!" and convinces Mike to try coming up with one with no positive results. Meanwhile, Pearl establishes Public Pearl, a public television service that offers so many Pearl-based programs such as "The Nature of Bobo" and "Pearl! Pearl! Pearl! Pearl! Pearl!" for anyone who pledges large amounts of money. Tom becomes infatuated with trying to get the tote bags she's also offering. The Bots like the monkey in the movie so much that they order one and name it Henry Kissinger (based on his scalp) but he breaks lose and starts throwing things at Mike. Pearl continues to introduce her Public Pearl programs, such as the touching love song, "Loving Lover's Love." Tom convinces Mike to dopple him down to the Nanite world for a few kicks, but Mike dopples him down smaller than he would've liked. In the end, Prof. ... Written by Titus Yorick

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