Mystery Science Theater 3000: Season 6, Episode 13

The Brain That Wouldn't Die (30 Oct. 1993)

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New guy Mike Nelson finishes his training and makes his way into the theater for the first time. His first outing is the movie The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962) about a creepy doctor who ... See full summary »

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New guy Mike Nelson finishes his training and makes his way into the theater for the first time. His first outing is the movie The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962) about a creepy doctor who keeps his decapitated fiancée's head alive in a laboratory while tries to find her a new body. Mike tries to escape the SOL but ends up bonding with the Bots instead when his attempts fail. Written by skillwithaquill

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First episode with Michael J. Nelson as host. See more »

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Mike Nelson: [watching the Doctor run through the woods with his wife's severed head] He's either gonna win the Nobel Prize or the Heissman Trophy!
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References To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) See more »

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Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Performed by Kevin Murphy
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