A short depicts the importance of springs by a satanic spring sprite to an unappreciative doughy guy while a Georgia town is terrorized by electrified flesh eating worms the same day a northern interloper comes to town. During the movie breaks, Mike and the bots check the SOL's safety equipment, all of which have already been used for either gym class or shooting it off in Mike's face. The crew is then terrorized by Mikey, the Mike sprite after Crow wishes Mike didn't exist for the sake of argument. Down in Castle Forrester, Pearl throws her first annual Castle Forrester Fair, which involves low altitude bungee jumping and fried ape hair. Tom finds the southern atmosphere of the movie contagious until Mike injects him with pastrami and Crow mimics the younger sister with the patchy pants and platform shoes, but he goes a little overboard with the shoes. Mike then uses the ship's reactor to turn his own worm collection into a race of flesh eaters, which ultimately fries them all into ... Written by
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, the director of Squirm
(1976), hated this episode, wrote an angry letter to the show's crew, and made several jokes at the show's expense in the film's DVD commentary track. In some interviews, Lieberman claimed that the real reason for his discontent was his concern that the decision by MGM to license "Squirm" to "MST3K" would cheapen the film's value. However, there are some interviews where he mentions his dislike for "MST3K" in general, and assumed that the show's writers were convinced that the film was meant to be taken seriously. See more
C'mon! No one's that southern.
References Mr. Bean
Isn't She Lovely?
Written by Stevie Wonder
Performed by Kevin Murphy See more