Mystery Science Theater 3000: Season 1, Episode 5

Gamera (11 Dec. 1988)

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Crow is a frozen Christmas tree and Tom is busy, so Joel has to watch the original Gamera film all by himself.



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Episode cast overview:
Joel Hodgson ...
J. Elvis Weinstein ...
Tom Servo / Gypsy (as Josh Weinstein)
Crow T. Robot (credit only)


Crow is a frozen Christmas tree and Tom is busy, so Joel has to watch the original Gamera film all by himself.

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Plot Keywords:

gamera | local tv | madman


Comedy | Sci-Fi





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11 December 1988 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


Trace Beaulieu was out of town for the filming of this episode and the next, requiring Crow to be written out of the story. This is the only episode in which the host watches the movie by himself (with the exception of the unaired pilot, "The Green Slime"); Servo appears in the host segments, but not in the theater, for reasons that are never explained. See more »


Crow T. Robot: Anyway, a lot of people have recognized that this first Gameron film is in black and white and since there's been so much controversy over Ted Turner colorizing all those classic MGM movies, I thought it'd be time to do a popular opinion survey. Use your phones: call us at 623-7655. And now, Cambot, could you put the messages up on the screen? Or the quiz questions? First quiz question is: Is Ted Turner dumb enough to colorize the beginning of "The Wizard of Oz"?
Dr. Lawrence Erhardt: Call in with your answer!
Crow T. Robot: Right...
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Hair designs by Mr. Crow of Beverly Hills See more »


References Godzilla (1954) See more »


O Tannenbaum
Written by Ernst Anschütz
Performed by Joel Hodgson and J. Elvis Weinstein
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