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Weekend Discussion Thread: Your MSTie Funeral

Alert regular Timmy writes:

As i was watching The Gunslinger when Joel and the Bots talked about what they wanted their funerals would be like. I was thinking, what would you want your MSTie funeral to be like. Mine, I would have the Girls in Gold Boots Dance and the bands from Catalina […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: Most Questionable Fashion Choice

Alert reader Dan writes:

Have you done a thread about the most questionable fashion choices in riffed movies? I’ve been watching the Fugitive Alien films so I’d have to go with the helmet/wig combo worn by the Star Wolves. Can anyone explain the point of them? Is Halkon(?) so touchy about being bald […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: Your Embarrassing Crush on a MSTed Movie Actor

Alert reader Amy has a great one:

Just a few days ago, I was minding my own business watching Overdrawn at the Memory Bank when the scene came on with Apollonia reprimanding Fingal for spending – what, several days? – “making love” with Felicia. Raul Julia turns on the smolder in that scene, […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: Best One- or Two-Word Riffs

Alert reader Ken is concise:

Best one or two word riffs.

My nomination: “ENNNNNNNND!!!!!”

Yours?

Weekend Discussion Thread: Addressing or Summing up the Movie

Alert reader Jeffrey suggests:

I think my favorite riffs are the ones that sum up the entire movie. They don’t necessarily relate to a specific scene or line of dialogue, but rather how the writers feel about the movie in general. For example: Red Zone Cuba – “I want to hurt this movie, but I can never hurt […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: Cage Match!

Alert regular Timmy asks:

What MSTed movie characters would you like to see fight in a cage match (monsters must fight monsters). I would like to see Gamera vs. Godzilla (because it would be a cool movie crossover) and Mitchell fight Sheriff Geronimo (Joe Don Baker fighting himself, like Graham Chapman fighting himself).

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Weekend Discussion Thread: MSTed Movie Characters in TV Shows

As several of you have written to tell me, in this week’s episode of the CBS drama “Elementary,” a witness/suspect tried to throw investigators off the trail by giving a description of the killer he claimed to have seen that basically was a description of Torgo in “Manos: The Hands of Fate.” The […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: MSTed Movies ‘What Ifs’

Alert reader Jeffrey suggests:

I was watching The Brain That Wouldn’t Die recently and was thinking about what would have happened had there never been a car crash which removed the unfortunate woman’s head. The movie might have been renamed “The Thing in the Closet” and taken on more of a Frankenstein tone, […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: ‘Kinkiest’ Riff or Host Segment

Cornjob suggests:

Some time ago we had “Favorite/notable gay sex riffs” as a topic. Part of the premise was that there was nothing wrong with homosexuality and that sex, gay or straight, is just inherently funny. Recently I referenced Irving Klaw in a discussion of “Women of the Prehistoric Planet” and someone else […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: Best Rock Music Reference

The ever-resourceful Susan suggests:

While watching clips of “Beginning of the End” to get the words right in one of my responses, I heard the “All riiiiight, playing Tull out the window, man, woo!,” riff when the weird frequency is being played over the loudspeakers to attract the giant grasshoppers. So, “best rock […]