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Goodbye Sci-Fi

Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett reflect on MST3K's final broadcast.

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Judge Wapner, RIP

Los Angeles–Joseph A. Wapner, a California judge who became a widely recognized symbol of tough but fair-minded American jurisprudence during the 12 years he sat on the bench of the syndicated television show “The People’s Court,” died on Feb. 26 at his home here. He was 97.

MSTies may remember that he was […]

RIP Joseph “JoeCrow” Crowthers

Pennsauken, New Jersey–Joseph R. Crowthers, husband, father and MST3K fan who had a rare chance to contribute to a small element of the show, died here Feb. 13. He was 63.

Crowthers was an 18-year veteran of the Pennsauken police department and loved to play ice hockey, which led to him getting jobs […]

Warren Frost, RIP

Middlebury, Vermont–Actor Warren Frost, perhaps best remembered as Doc Hayward on the classic TV series “Twin Peaks,” or as the father of George’s fiancee Susan on “Seinfeld,” died at his home here after a lengthy illness. He was 91. MSTies might remember his small role as a switchboard operator in the movie in […]

RIP Roy Forge Smith

Roy Forge Smith, a veteran production designer who worked on the classic “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” and two seasons of “Ghost Whisperer,” has died. He was 87. His friend and collaborator John Gray said Smith died February 6 but gave no other details.

Longtime MSTies might recall his production designer credit […]

RIP Barbara Hale

Sherman Oaks, Calif.– Barbara Hale, a wavy-haired model and Hollywood leading lady of the 1940s and 1950s who had a long television career as the devoted secretary Della Street to Raymond Burr’s tireless defense lawyer Perry Mason, died Jan. 26 at her home here. She was 94. MSTies will remember her role as […]

RIP Mike “Touch” Connors

Tarzana, Calif.–Mike Connors, best known for playing detective Joe Mannix on 1960s and ’70s show “Mannix,” died here Jan. 26. He was 91. He had been diagnosed a week ago with leukemia, according to his son-in-law Mike Condon. MSTies will recall that, as “Touch” Connors, he played Bob in the movie in episode […]

RIP Mary Tyler Moore

Greenwich, Conn.–Mary Tyler Moore, whose comic timing and all-American beauty made her a leading TV star and Emmy Award-winning actress before she took on dramatic roles in films, and whose 1970s situation comedy about the life of a professional single woman was considered a cultural and feminist milestone, died on Jan. 25 […]

RIP Ann Graves

BURBANK, CALIF– Anne Yarbrough Graves, for whom Hollywood appearances were only part of an incredibly full life, died quietly at a hospital “after a valiant but mercifully short battle with cancer.” She was 76.

MSTies will remember her performance (using the stage name Ann Graves) as Princess Laura in the movie […]

RIP Sandra Giles

Just when you thought this year had done its worst…

LOS ANGELES–Hollywood icon Sandra Giles died peacefully on Dec. 25 at home here. She was 84. MSTies will remember her role Jana Ryan in the movie in episode 307- DADDY-O.

Read her story here.

Thanks to Paul, one of my “angels of […]

2016: In Memoriam

With the news of Carrie Fisher (not a MSTory person but we do send out our heartfelt sadness to her family) in the headlines, we present our annual “in memoriam” video.

One note: you may want to have your finger on the pause button. Some of the ID cards are, necessarily, a little […]