Mystery Science Theater 3000: Season 10, Episode 6

The Space Children (13 Jun. 1998)

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A blob from Heaven brainwashes children into doing his bidding while Pearl starts her own space program.

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A short depicts cruel and perky kids exploring the wonders of push button phoning. Meanwhile, on the outskirts of a missile base, a blob from Heaven convinces children to do his bidding against the nuclear arms race. Tom starts his own kissing booth but Mike isn't exactly satisfied with the results. Pearl then sets up conference lines between the SOL and Castle Forrester, though the connection isn't exactly clear. The Bots then ram a wrecking ball into Mike for impersonating the boy from the short. Later, as the SOL dabbles in model rockets, Pearl starts her own space program to send monkeys (specifically Prof. Bobo) into space, though Prof. Bobo's sentience and lack of intelligence leads him to be off the rocket when it blasts off, which allows it to veer back around and slam into Castle Forrester. Crow is then scarred by the little shorts Jackie Coogan wears in the movie and decides to design his own lacy fashion sketches for him instead, which sickens Tom and Mike to no end. In the... Written by Titus Yorick

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Tom Servo: [after Dave Brewster has passed out in front of his superiors] Uh, go see what he put on his job application under "Do you drink a lot".
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