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Mystery Science Theater 3000 TV Show

Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by Aaron Mook, Dec 21, 2016.

  1. Official thread for all things MST3k-related, including the original series and the upcoming reboot featuring Jonah Ray, Felicia Day and Patton Oswalt.

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  2. FrenzalRob

    Melbourne, AUS Supporter

    Heard of it. Never watched it.

    Someone give me a rundown of what this is about, and if it's worth watching. I'm a massive sci-fi nut so could be a goer.
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  3. iCarly Rae Jepsen

    run away with me Platinum

    It's commentary on terrible mostly b movies
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  4. Oh man, haha. Basically, it started as an independent public access show in the very late 80s that was then picked up by Comedy Central. It involves the creator/host, Joel (Mike in the later seasons) being shot into space by his evil bosses and forced to watch the worst B-movies they can find. He builds some robots on the ship for company and they provide commentary/riff over these awful movies and basically make jokes throughout the entire thing. It's a cult classic -- more for nostalgic comedy lovers and midnight movie fans than science fiction -- but definitely worth watching regardless.

    The episodes posted above were good starting points for me. I just purchased the Turkey Day Marathon box set and I'm saving a couple episodes for Christmas Eve. I wish the box sets weren't so expensive.
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  5. suicidesaints

    Trusted Prestigious

    When is the reboot supposed to happen, and in what capacity? Is it a whole new run of episodes or just a one off kind of thing or what...
  6. tucah

    not champ Prestigious

    2017 sometime, on Netflix, it's a new run (14 episodes, I believe).
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  7. suicidesaints

    Trusted Prestigious

    I probably could've Bing'd it, but thank you.
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  9. tucah

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  10. SO HYPE
  11. Ben

    Trusted Prestigious

    very excited for this
  12. tucah

    not champ Prestigious


    or now, if you were a backer of an appropriate level

    I've been busy so I never got around to most of the season even though I have access but I did watch the first episode - it took a bit to get used to the Jonah/the new voices and cast and not everything hit but I enjoyed it a ton nonetheless. I might get another through tonight but I'm definitely going to finally dig in deeper this weekend.
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  13. This is the most excited I've been since the new season of LOVE
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  14. DeathOrGlory

    Just a friendly reminder

    This is already so likeable. The voices will take time to grow on me but the tone is right and that's what matters.
  15. OhTheWater

    Let it run Supporter

    It's baaaaaaaack
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  16. suicidesaints

    Trusted Prestigious

    Wow. 13 new full 90 minute episodes.
  17. kbeef2

    Trusted Supporter

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  18. Unfortunately I'm on Easter break and my parents' internet is capped so I can only really watch the first episode until I get back on campus but I'm about to press play and I'm sooooooo readdddyyy

    Good thing I brought some of my DVD collections back home with me
  19. Shakriel

    Don’t fuck with me, I will cry. Prestigious

    Excited to go home, make some popcorn, and enjoy some MT3K after work tonight. Just a few more hours.
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  20. OhTheWater

    Let it run Supporter

    First ep was fantastic. Second is even better so far. Hasn't missed a beat
  21. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

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  22. Yeah, this rules. I was cheesing so hard during the giant monster rap in the first episode.
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  23. YES
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  24. RyanPm40

    The Torment of Existence Supporter

    This is awesome. I'm really ignorant to MST3K and JUST watched the '93 episode with "Manos: The Hands of Fate" the other day and thought it was hysterical. Had no idea they were rebooting it, looks like I found a great show to dive into.

    One episode down.. a ton more to go
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  25. Shakriel

    Don’t fuck with me, I will cry. Prestigious

    First episode was pretty great. Excited to watch more over the weekend.