Mystery Science Theater 3000: Season 1, Episode 17

Time of the Apes (2 Apr. 1989)

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Adapted (i.e., shredded and stitched into incoherence) from the 1974 Japanese series Saru No Gundan, Time Of The Apes follows the travails of a scientist and two small children who are ... See full summary »

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Adapted (i.e., shredded and stitched into incoherence) from the 1974 Japanese series Saru No Gundan, Time Of The Apes follows the travails of a scientist and two small children who are accidentally frozen and thaw into a future ruled by apes. Written by Anonymous

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The only episode in which no human character appears aboard the Satellite of Love; Joel was out of town, so Crow and Servo watch the movie without him. However, Joel is still credited as a writer and performer, even though he did neither in this particular episode. See more »

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References Sesame Street (1969) See more »

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The Girl from Ipanema
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Music by 'Antônio Carlos Jobim'
Lyrics by 'Vinícius de Moraes'
English Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Performed by J. Elvis Weinstein (as "The Girl from Ape-a-Nema")
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