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Weekend Discussion Thread: Your Favorite “Dark” Riffs

We discussed “Johnny at the Fair” this week, featuring plenty of what Joel calls “dark” riffs. You know what he means. So many to pick from.

I’m going with this from What to Do on a Date:

“Kay’s worked the kill floor. She knows where to deliver the blow.”

So what’s your favorite?

Weekend Discussion Thread: Worst Movie Attempts at Comedy

We just discussed “Attack of the The Eye Creatures” in the the episode guide discussion, and along comes Troy with a timely question…

I’d be interested in knowing what other MSTies think is the least successful attempt at humor in a MSTied movie. Personally, my money has to be on the 40-year-old frat […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: MSTed Movie People You’d Want in Your Wedding Party

Sorry, getting to this slightly late this morning….

It’s wedding planning season and Ryan writes:

So I was thinking: who from the mst3k movies would I want to stand up at my wedding, or should I say be at my bachelor party? It could even go on to say who would officiate? I […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: Which MSTed Movie Character Would YOU Vote For?

Our pal MSTie asks:

How about, with the campaign season upon us: Which MSTed character would make a great or interesting U.S. President? I’ll have to say Gregory Peck’s character in Marooned. One, he has the gravitas and authoritative voice for the job. Also, he does what needs to be done with a […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: MSTed Movie LEGOs?

Our pal Timmy alerted us to the presence of a Batman Classic TV Series LEGO set (left) featuring three MSTory people: Adam West, Burgess Meredith and Caesar Romero.

He says:

as an AFOL (Adult Fan of Lego), what MST3K movie would make a good Lego set? I think “Outlaw of Gor” and […]

Essay in L.A. Review of Books

Ian Williams has an essay in the L.A. Review of Books, of all places, about the show, and how it “saved my life, at least twice.”

The cast has said that they’ve received hundreds, maybe thousands of letters along the same line: “I was in the hospital desperately ill/a loved one was desperately […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: The Perfect Riff at the Perfect Time

Todd suggests:

What is the most perfect riff at the most perfect time in MST3K films. The one that immediately comes to my mind is from “The Giant Spider Invasion” after Robert Easton tells his wife, “You’re so dumb you wouldn’t know rat dropping from Rice Krispies.” Crow’s answer: “Snap, Crackle, Poop.”

I’ve […]

Shout!’s Jordan Fields Does a Podcast

The gang at MSTieCast gets DEEEP into the licensing weeds with Shout! Factory’s Jordan Fields.

Weekend Discussion Thread: ‘Reboot Within a Reboot’

Andrew writes:

When MST3K first went big time, they redid some of their KTMA episodes, which, in my opinion, was a very good choice as the Comedy Central versions were much better. That being said, are there any episodes from the CC or Sci-Fi days you’d like to see given a second treatment? […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: Christmas Moments In Non-Christmas Movies

Smoothie of Great Power says:

A lot of MST3K episodes have very random Christmas moments inserted into them regardless of if the actual movie is about Christmas or not. My personal favorite moment comes from TISCWSLABMUZ when Mike and the bots start singing Christmas carols along with the music in the first dance number.