Mystery Science Theater 3000: Season 10, Episode 2

The Phantom Planet (21 Mar. 1998)

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Killer peanut brittle terrorizes the universe while Pearl settles into her ancestral home by building a doomsday device.



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The movie depicts our old future complete with overcooked asteroids posing as planets and thick headed astronauts investigating them. Meanwhile, Mike defends his ability to impersonate Andy Rooney against Tom and Crow in an Andy Rooney-off, which only infuriates Gypsy. Pearl is just getting moved into Castle Forrester when her send-away doomsday device arrives - some assembly required. One part gets shipped to the SOL by mistake though and Tom and Crow beg Mike to let them keep it despite the radioactivity. Mike and Tom then discuss how to represent the importance of focusing on the "good and beautiful" mentioned in the movie before Mike goes out to do some work on the ship. Prof. Bobo unintentionally terrorizes the castle by dragging a chain around in a daze. Later, Crow and Tom are inspired to get into glass armonica music based on the weird control mechanisms from the movie, an interest Mike unintentionally ruins. Crow then decides to be a Solarite while Pearl's neighbors have the ... Written by Titus Yorick

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Crow T. Robot: Today the moon narrowly missed hitting a man's eye like a big pizza pie.
Tom Servo: Scientists believe that's amore.
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Oh What a Beautiful Mornin'
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by Kevin Murphy
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