Mystery Science Theater 3000: Season 10, Episode 12

The Screaming Skull (29 Aug. 1998)

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A vengeful skull comes back from the dead and the bots are scarred for life when Gumby abuses his robot slaves.



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A Gumby short depicts our happy-go-lucky yet obliviously cruel hero using toy robots to do his chores, but then he has to put them down when they rebel against their clay overlords. Meanwhile, the movie features a widower and his new bride being haunted by the vengeful skull of the widower's dead wife and its gardener servant. Outside of the theatre, Tom reveal's he's a beautiful butterfly that only blends in with himself, though a series of industrial accidents reverts him back to his original form (though he still has his proboscis). Meanwhile, down in Castle Forrester, Pearl and her minions play a confusing and expensive prank on Mike and the bots using penguin costumes and a non-existent appointment, a prank which the SOL crew fails to fall for twice in one day. The Gumby short has a serious negative effect on Crow and Tom, who try dealing with their pain by creating their own scale model clay based robot massacre. Later, Crow and Tom try to scam a free coffin from American ... Written by Titus Yorick

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