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Visit our archives of the MST3K pages previously hosted by the Sci-Fi Channel's SCIFI.COM.

Goodbye Sci-Fi

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

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Weekend Discussion Thread: Return of the 10 Essentials

First of all, sorry I’m late. Rough week.

Back in 2012, we did a “top 10 essential episodes” — not necessarily your personal favorites, but ones every fan should see.

Well, a certain alert regular who shall remain nameless :::COUGHYeti!COUGH::: thinks its timne we redo our lists, in light of season 11.

So, […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: Movies that Symbolized their Decade

Alert reader “Son of Peanut” suggests:

I’m watching “Avalanche” as I write this and thinking about how this might be the most stereotypically “’70s-ish” of all the ’70s movies the show has riffed. The hair, clothes, decor, music, setting, story – all creating a time capsule of the era, at least for me. […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: Second best MST Info Source

Alert reader Perry writes:

We all know Satellite News is number 1, but what’s your second-favorite MST-related source? Web site, pressed dead tree, jungle drum network, it’s all fair game.

We love the premise of this, here on our 21st birthday. Have at it!

Weekend Discussion Thread: Second (or Third) Time Is the Charm

Yet of Great Danger suggests we discuss…

MST3K episodes that you didn’t like the first time you saw them but which were better and funnier after subsequent viewings. For me, it was “The Skydivers,” thought it was boring as heck and not funny the first time. I think the comments from others at […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: Riffing Makes the Difference

Alert reader Perry writes:

To which MST3K episode does the riffing make the most difference? Not necessarily the best episode, but the one where the whole movie experience is most improved by being MST’ed. Host segments and in-theater count.

For me it’s “The Starfighters”. I can enjoy “The Touch of Satan” by itself, […]