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Now Available from RiffTrax…

A “Just the Jokes” release. Get it here.

13 Replies to “Now Available from RiffTrax…”

  1. AlbuquerqueTurkey
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    “Gymkata!” “Finally, it’s legitimate!”

    That might be my favorite riff of the year! Now that Gymkata has finally been riffed, maybe 2020 can end.

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  2. Sitting Duck
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    Director Robert Clouse directed the premiere episode of The Master, used in Master Ninja I. Special effects supervisor Peter Dawson was a special effects assistant for Moon Zero Two.

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  3. Sitting Duck
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    While doing the research for the MST3K connections, I found out that Kurt Thomas died earlier this year on June 5 at the age of 64.

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  4. jay
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    It’s a shame they couldn’t get Nadia Comaneci to costar as the eastern bloc temptress/spy. The love scenes on the pommel horse would have been tricky, but those two could have pulled it off.

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  5. touches no one's life, then leaves
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    “A “Just the Jokes” release.”

    That sounds like it means riffs without the movie but I don’t see how that could work.

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  6. privateiron
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    It going to sound odd, but “Gymkata” is a rare movie that I don’t want a riff for. There was something uniquely weird about this movie and about who I was when I saw it for the first time. When I watch this particular movie, the only jokes I want to hear in my head are my own.

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  7. littleaimishboy
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    touches no one’s life, then leaves:
    “A “Just the Jokes” release.”

    That sounds like it means riffs without the movie but I don’t see how that could work.

    That’s exactly what it is. You’re supposed to buy a copy of the movie & then sync up the riff track.

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  8. eegah
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    touches no one’s life, then leaves:
    “A “Just the Jokes” release.”

    That sounds like it means riffs without the movie but I don’t see how that could work.

    The Rifftrax app auto-syncs the two beautifully. The app listens for dialogue in the movie, figures out where in the movie you are, then starts the riff at the correct place.

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  9. The Original EricJ
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    littleaimishboy: That’s exactly what it is. You’re supposed to buy a copy of the movie & then sync up the riff track.

    That was back when they were trying to sell riffs of Twilight, Transformers, the Prequel Trilogy, and other low-hanging fruit they couldn’t afford.

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  10. The Original EricJ
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    Sitting Duck:
    While doing the research for the MST3K connections, I found out that Kurt Thomas died earlier this year on June 5 at the age of 64.

    Researching ALL the times “Gymkata!” was a marketable fan-ref on the Joel-era episodes? Don’t envy ya, got your work cut out…

    (“Oh, hi, we were just, uh…GYMKATA!” – Hercules Unchained)

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  11. touches no one's life, then leaves
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    Sounds like someone’s implicitly criticizing the Joel era for using the same riffs again and again and again. Must not be much of a Joel era fan. And that’s okay.

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  12. Cornjob
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    I really miss the weekly episode and topic of the week discussion threads. I was with Satellite News when it was still on paper. I’d love to have more opportunities to interact again, even in a truncated form.

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  13. jay
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    Gymkata vs. Hi-Keeba –

    For you diligent note-takers of trivia I would like to know which catchphrase was used more often. In many instances they seemed to serve the same function. Please get back to us with that soonest.

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