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Weekend Discussion Thread: The response riff

Alert regular “Sitting Duck” proposes…

One of the many types of riffs used on the show is the response riff. By this I mean: a character in the movie says something and the riffer responds to it, often mimicking one of the other characters in the scene. A favorite of mine of this […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: Gender-Switches for MSTed Movies

Our pal Timmy suggests:

We had the announcement that the new Doctor from Doctor Who is going to be a woman. There was the all-female “Ghostbusters” and now we have “Oceans Eight.” I thought: what MSTed movies would be improved with women in previously male roles (and who would star)? I wonder what […]

Weekend Discussion Thread: The Little Things

Our pal Tim writes:

I was watching “The Blood Water of Dr. Z” and when Tom came out with the riff “I need to simplify my masturbation ritual,” you can see Crow’s head turn as he was having a “what did he just say?” moment. So i was thinking, what are the little […]

Rifftrax Live: What did you think?

An open thread for thoughts on tonight’s RiffTrax Live.

Weekend Discussion Thread: Great Beginnings and Endings

Alert reader David suggests:

I was thinking of strange/funny/outrageous beginnings and endings of the movies.

But I’m going grab the wheel here and turn this into: Favorite first riff and favorite last riff.

Me? Favorite first riff: “Hey look! A sex film!” (Mitchell) Favorite last riff: “Nice play, Shakespeare.” (Hamlet)

Your favorite?