Mystery Science Theater 3000: Season 9, Episode 6

The Undead (8 Mar. 1997)

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A woman gets hypnotized back into her Dark Age'd past life while Tom takes a crack at being an observer.

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A woman is given the chance to change her witchy past life in the Dark Ages through hypnosis. Meanwhile, Mike introduces the world to the SOL but has to go back (and back, and back) to the beginning explaining how it all happened until he gets lost in a philosophical brain freeze. Crow bites him back into reality just before the Observers present them all with intelligence tests, none of whom but Tom show any promise with. Based on his nearly perfect test results, Tom tries to pass himself off as an Observer but they become suspicious when he claims to have filled out a nonexistent application (that and the fact that he's passing off an olive as his brain). Lydia from the movie visits the SOL by accident and tries to take over the place anyway, but it seems she can't control her magic as well as she claims to. Upon hearing Diggor Smolken, the singing gravedigger in the movie, Mike digs out Smolken's cover album he bought once on a whim and plays some samples of it for the Bots, who ... Written by Titus Yorick

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[as they exit the theater]
Mike Nelson: I thought this movie was supposed to be about an old woman and her driver?
Tom Servo: The "not-even-better-than-killing-yourself" movie of the summer!
Crow T. Robot: STAY!
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Performed by Kevin Murphy
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