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MST3K DVD LIST


Welcome to the Shout! Factory MST3K DVD list. The list of MST3K episodes that have been released on DVD by Shout! Factory, in order of their release, is as follows. 

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20th Anniversary Edition
Released: Dec. 2, 2008
Contains episodes 211- First Spaceship on Venus, 706- Laserblast, 904- Werewolf and 1004- Future War. The outer sleeve is seen at left. A "limited edition" version, released Nov. 18, 2008, comes in a tin box with 4 lobby cards and a figurine of Crow T. Robot. It is now out of print. The "standard edition" has a carboard sleeve holding four clear slim DVD cases each with their own illustrated covers. The reverse side of the covers, seen through the case when it is open, shows a similar starfield with shadowrama at the lower right and the SOL at the upper right and the "spaghetti ball" logo beneath the disk at right. The disk faces show have a starfield background. None of the disks have a scene index.
 
INDIVIDUAL DISKS
 
Episode 211- First Spaceship on Venus
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 12/29/90.
Opening: Adjusting Servo's sarcasm sequencer.
Invention exchange: Junk drawers.
Host segment 1: Crow and Tom make a robot that speaks in foam.
Host segment 2: Tom soothes a gorilla on the Hexfield.
Host segment 3: Klack commercial.
End: Discussing the film (Tom's head explodes), letters & Dr. F. is sick.
Stinger: Alphabet people wave good-bye.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: A planet flyby including a glimpse of the SOL leads to the main title screen. The background image is the spaceship from the movie on a rocky planet. Crow and Tom cn be seen at the lower right. At the lower left is an oval screen showing images from the movie. Suspenseful music from the movie plays. Options are "PLAY" "THE HISTORY OF MST3K (PART I)" and "ORIGINAL THEATRICAL TRAILER." 
Extra features: "The History of MST3K (Part I) and the original theatrical trailer for the movie.
 
Episode 706- Laserblast
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 5/18/96
Opening: With Mike tied up, Crow and Tom present the "Thunderdome" joke
Intro: Dr. F.'s funding has been cut, so he cuts the SOL loose! But Tom gets the thrusters working
Host segment 1: The SOL picks up Monad, an annoying robot
Host segment 2: The SOL hits a field of star babies--and one of them needs changing!
Host segment 3: With the SOL heading toward a black hole, Mike undergoes a terrifying but useful transformation!
End: The SOL reaches the edge of the universe and its inhabitants become beings of pure energy! Meanwhile, Dr. F. becomes unstuck in time, has a revelation and is reborn
Stinger: "Faaar out!"
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: A planet flyby featuring a glimpse of the SOL moves to an animation of Crow and Tom on the SOL bridge. In the hexfield viewscreen at left are images from the movie. At right is a photo of Mike. Crow has the laserblast gun on his arm and takes several shots at Tom before he hits him and Tom explodes. Music from the movie plays.
Options are "PLAY" "THE HISTORY OF MST3K (PART II)" and "ORIGINAL THEATRICAL TRAILER." When you press "play," there is an animated version of "movie sign." The other options simply take you to your choice without segue.
Extra features: "The History of MST3K (Part II)" and the original theatrical trailer for the movie.
 
Episode 904- Werewolf
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 4/18/98
Opening: Mike thinks he's James Lipton
Intro: After being de-Liptonized, Mike attempts to escape down a ladder to Earth, only to arrive at Castle Forrester
Host segment 1: Mike and Tom present who would be in their werewolf movie, but Crow isn't as good at it
Host segment 2: M&TB sing "Where, o, werewolf"
Host segment 3: Mike has become a werecrow!
End: Mike is still Crow, Tom has become Mike; in Castle Forrester, Bobo ruins Pearl's attempt to create a werewolf
Stinger: "This is absolutely fascinating!"
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: This time the planet fly-by leads to Earth and mystical landscape with Crow and Tom at right (similar to the title screen of "First Spaceship on Venus"). The background includes a pyramid and a spooky evening sky. In the foreground a circle embedded in a bone shows images from the movie. The "Tusk!" music from the movie plays. Options are "PLAY" "THE HISTORY OF MST3K (PART III)" and "ORIGINAL THEATRICAL TRAILER." 

Extra features: "The History of MST3K (Part III)" and the original theatrical trailer for the movie.
 
Episode 1004- Future War
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: April 25, 1999.
Opening: The Bots calculate how many times a lady Gypsy is.
Intro: Pearl conducts LSD experiments on the bots.
Host segment 1: Tom makes a pair of legs so he can kickbox, but Gypsy has a leg up on him.
Host segment 2: M&TB thank Pearl for not killing them, which puts a crimp in her plans.
Host segment 3: Droppy the Water Droplet visits.
End: Mike has a biiig chin; Pearl explodes Bobo and Brain Guy's plans for going on the road.
Stinger: The future warrior's shirt is head-butted right off.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: The planet fly-by leads to the animated SOL bridge, with Crow and Tom present. The hexfield viewscreen at left shows images from the movie. There is a photo of Mike at right. Crow and Tom are surprised and scared when a shadow of a dinosaur appears on the wall behind them. Ominous music from the movie plays. Options are "PLAY," "MST3K AT COMIC-CON '08," "ORIGINAL TRAILER" and "VARIATIONS OF A THEME SONG." When you press "play," there is an animated version of "movie sign." The other options simply take you to your choice without segue.
Extra features: "MST3K at Comic-Con '08" (the cast reunion panel), the original trailer for the movie and "Variations of a Theme Song" (all the versions of the theme song).

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Vol XIV
Released: Feb. 3, 2009
Contains episodes 103- Mad Monster, 413- Manhunt in Space (with short: General Hospital Pt. 1), 1001- Soultaker and 1008- Final Justice. The outer sleeve is seen at left. It has a carboard sleeve holding four clear slim DVD cases each with their own illustrated covers. The reverse side of the covers, seen through the case when it is open, shows the same images as the previous set: a starfield with shadowrama at the lower right and the SOL at the upper right and the "spaghetti ball" logo beneath the disk at right. The disk faces show have the same starfield background as the previous set. None of the disks have a scene index.
 
INDIVIDUAL DISKS
 
Episode 103- Mad Monster
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 12/2/89 (unconfirmed).
Opening: None.
Invention exchange: Hell-in-a-handbag, acetylene-powered thunder lizard.
Host segment 1: Tom hits on a blender.
Host segment 2: Crow and Tom have questions about the werewolf in the movie.
Host segment 3: Joel switches Crow and Tom’s heads (it’s Servo-Crow-ation!).
End: Good thing/bad thing. The Mads are not happy.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: The main screen shows an animated Crow and Tom in a dark lab. A light fixture swings above them. At right in a cage is a wolf. Suddenly the shadow of a werewolf appears on the wall behind them, and there is an eerie howl. The bots spin around in surprise. Moody music from the movie plays. The options are "PLAY" and "ORIGINAL THEATRICAL TRAILER."
Extra features: The origingal theatrical trailer for the movie.
 
Episode 413- Manhunt in Space (with short: General Hospital Pt. 1)
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 9/19/92
Opening: Tom Servo is color blind!
Invention exchange: Beanbag pants, recycled paper clothing
Host segment 1: The bots are playing soap opera, but Joel won’t play
Host segment 2: Space modifiers
Host segment 3: A visit from Winkie on the Hexfield
End: Crow is Joel’s guitar, Tom is the amp, letter, the Mads are stuck in their bean bag chairs
Stinger: Space traitor tosses a chair
Short info: click here.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: On the main screen, the background is a movie starfield and a large orange-yellow planet.  In the foreground is a space shuttle-like spaceship hanging from a string. Crow and Tom can be seen in the spaceship's windows. Moody music plays. The only option is "PLAY MOVIE."
Extra features: none.
 
Episode 1001- Soultaker
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: April 11, 1999.
Opening: The bots are confused about why their "wet T-shirt contest" is so dull; commercial sign malfunctions.
Intro: The malfunctions on the SOL get worse; Pearl and the gang don't care
Host segment 1: With Gypsy malfunctioning, Mike tries to take command, with the expected results.
Host segment 2: *Everything* goes wrong on the SOL, but nobody in Castle Forrester can help because a soultaker has appeared--and it's TV'S FRANK!
Host segment 3: The mysterious visitor who saved the ship appears on the bridge--and it's JOEL! He fills in the bots on what he's been up to, and he and Mike share a tender moment.
End: Joel's completes repairs on the SOL, says hi to Frank, and departs with some uplifting words to M&TB; in Castle Forrester, Bobo and Frank hit it off.
Stinger: Mom ogles her daughter (ew!).
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: The main screen shows an animated hospital room. At upper left, a medical machine with a monitor shows images from the movie. In the foreground is another monitor showing a steady heartbeat. To the right we can see Crow standing over a gurney on which Tom is lying. Tom is surrounded with a greenish glow that is moving up into Crow claw/hand, as if he is dawing the life out of Tom. Moody music plays. The options are "PLAY" and "JOE ESTEVEZ ON MST3K."
Extra features: Joe Estevez on MST3K.
 
Episode 1008- Final Justice
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: June 20, 1999.
Opening: Tom considers the unexplored implications of the song "Owner of a Lonely Heart."
Intro: M&TB are plagued by Yes orchestra hits; Pearl encourages humor in the workplace.
Host segment 1: M&TB demonstrate to Pearl how repeating the same sequence can be annoying.
Host segment 2: Crow & Tom encounter cute little Goosio. They hogpile him.
Host segment 3: Crow's report on Malta includes a good deal of slander on the subject of Maltese men.
End: Having suffered through a really bad Joe Don Baker movie, Mike assumes it's his turn to escape. He's wrong, the poor dope. Meanwhile, Funny Dress-Up Day at Castle Forrester takes a horrifying turn.
Stinger: "Yew think yew kin take me? Go 'head on. It's yer move."
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: We see a street in Malta. Crow and Tom are at left, hiding in barrels. A car zooms past them and we hear shots. The bots duck. The car zooms by again and we hear more shots. The bots duck again. Action music from the movie plays. The options are "Play," "Greydon Clark on MST3K" and "Cheap Seats Without Ron Parker."
Extra features: "Greydon Clark on MST3K" and "Cheap Seats Without Ron Parker."

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Vol. XV
Released: July 7, 2009
Contains episodes 102- The Robot Vs. Aztek Mummy (with short: Commando Cody and the Radar Men from the Moon, Pt. 1), 509- The Girl in Lovers' Lane, 604- Zombie Nightmare and 616- Racket Girls (with short: Are You Ready for Marriage?) The outer sleeve is seen at left. It holds four clear slim DVD cases each with their own illustrated covers. The reverse side of the covers, seen through the case when it is open, shows the same images as the previous sets: a starfield with shadowrama at the lower right and the SOL at the upper right and the "spaghetti ball" logo beneath the disk at right. The disk faces show have the same starfield background as the previous sets. None of the disks have a scene index.
 
INDIVIDUAL DISKS
 
Episode 102- The Robot Vs. The Aztec Mummy (with short: "Commando Cody and the Radar Men from the Moon" Pt. 1)
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 11/18/89 (unconfirmed.)
Opening: None.
Invention exchange: Joel demonstrates the airbag helmet; The Mads unveil The Chalkman, and then show off Deep 13′s new security system.
Host segment 1: Demon dogs attack; Tom takes them on, and fares poorly.
Host segment 2: Talks with Enoch, the demon dog king, don’t go well.
Host segment 3: Crow’s attempt to impersonate Enoch also fails.
End: Joel’s trick fools the demon dogs…or does it? Doh!
Short info: click here.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: The main screen shows an animated recreation of the mummy's tomb from the movie. The title is at the upper left. Tom Servo is in the foreground. At left rear sits the upper half of the robot from the movie. At right rear, "The Bat" pops from inside a box. Dramatic music plays. Crow, with the bottom half of the robot from the movie attached to his torso goosesteps in from the left  as Tom Servo extends his arms and moves forward. Crow then crosses back behind him. The Bat ducks down into the box. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "GLIMPSES OF KTMA: MST3K SCRAPBOOK SCRAPS," and "PROMOS."
Extra features: "Glimpses of KTMA" is essentially the KTMA-era stuff from the footage that was sold by BBI as "The MST3K Scrapbook. "Promos" presents a promotional commercial for this episode that ran on the old Comedy Channel and a trailer for the movie itself.
 
Episode 509- The Girl in Lovers' Lane
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 9/18/93
Opening: Bot bellybuttons
Invention exchange: Evil baseball promotions, “Don Martins”
Host segment 1: Song: “What a Pleasant Journey”
Host segment 2: The bots want to reenact the pool hall scene
Host segment 3: Crow Elam
End: Furious about the ending of the movie, the bots devise new endings, letters, Frank devises endings too
Stinger: “Are you waiting for a bus?”
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: On the main screen, we see a railroad boxcar with an open door. To the left of the car door is the title. Crow is inside, sitting on a crate. The movie's theme plays. Tom Servo leaps onto the car and quickly moves up next to Crow. A wallet materializes to the left of Crow. He picks it up, show it to Tom and throws it out of the car. Tom shakes a couple of times and flies out of the car. The options are "Play Movie" and "Behind the Scenes: MST3K Scrapbook Scraps II."
Extra features: More footage from the "MST3K Scrapbook."
 
Episode 604- Zombie Nightmare
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 11/24/94
Opening: Crow and Tom are Secret Service agents protecting Mike
Intro: The Mads are into voodoo, so they send a voodoo kit to the SOL
Host segment 1: Crow is reading when Tom runs him down!
Host segment 2: Mike, Crow and Tom enjoy a hot tub
Host segment 3: Crow abandoned his "Batman" screenplay, but neglected to tell Tom and Mike
End: Letters for Adam West, Frank turns Dr. F. into a zombie!
Stinger: Voodoo priestess finishes incantation and zombie screams
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: The main screen shows an animated version of the SOL bridge. Pounding rock music plays. Tom and Crow are lolling in an inflatable pool. Between them, from under the water, a disembodied arm holding a baseball bat rises. What sounds like edited clips of the cast members (including Joel, I think) exclaiming during "movie sign" is used to approximate Tom and Crow shouting in surprise and terror. But then the arm and bat fall harmlessly out of the pool. The options are "Play Movie" and "Zombie Nightmare = MST3K Dream."
Extra features: "Zombie Nightmare = MST3K Dream." is a short documentary featuring interviews with the cast of the movie about their reaction to being riffed on MST3K.
 
Episode 616- Racket Girls (with short: Are You Ready for Marriage?)
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 11/26/94
Opening: Lisa Loeb visits on the Hexfield...briefly
Intro: Security problems in Deep 13
Host segment 1: Crow wants to marry Tom, so they take a Cosmo quiz
Host segment 2: Crow's bachelor party
Host segment 3: The wedding ends in chaos
End: Too much wrestling, letters, Lisa Loeb gets into Deep 13
Stinger: SNAP! "It's gone!" "Where'd it go?"
Short info: click here.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: We see a wrestling ring, with an audience surrounding it. A microphone swings on a wire overhead, behind the title. Crow and Tom face each other in the ring. No music plays, only crowd sounds. A soda can flies from the crowd in the foreground over the bots' heads. Crow bumps into Tom and he bumps back. The switch positions. Crow lifts up a large barrel and throws it at Tom, who ducks. If flies offscreen left and crashes. From offscreen left, a folding chair flies over the bots' heads and lands with a glass shattering noise. Crow bumps Tom again. A soda can flies from the background crowd over the bots' heads and into the foreground. The options are "PLAY," "SNEAK PEEK: HAMLET A.D.D" and "PROMO."
Extra features: Kevin Murphy and Trace Beaulieu lent their voices to an animated portion in the indy film "Hamlet A.D.D." Some of those scenes are presented here. The "promo" is a trailer for the "Racket Girls."

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Vol. XVI

Released: Dec. 1, 2009
Contains episodes 105- The Corpse Vanishes (with short: Commando Cody Part 3), 501- Warrior of the Lost World, 521-Santa Claus and 701- Night of the Blood Beast (with short: Once Upon A Honeymoon). The outer sleeve is seen at left. It holds four clear slim DVD cases each with their own illustrated covers. The reverse side of the covers, seen through the case when it is open, shows the same images as the previous sets: a starfield with shadowrama at the lower right and the SOL at the upper right and the "spaghetti ball" logo beneath the disk at right. The disk faces show have the same starfield background as the previous sets. None of the disks have a scene index.
 
INDIVIDUAL DISKS
 
Episode 105- The Corpse Vanishes (with short: Commando Cody, Part 3)
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 12/9/89 (unconfirmed)
Opening: None
Invention exchange: Dr. F has a gift for Larry, Joel demonstrates the chiro-gyro, the Mads show off the flame-throwing flower
Host segment 1: Crow and Tom are reading “Tiger Bot” magazine
Host segment 2: J&TB play tag
Host segment 3: Joel gets a haircut
End: Good thing/bad thing (Tom’s head explodes).
Short info: click here.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: The main screen shows Crow on an operating table in a dungeon. Test tubes and beakers, etc. on a table in the foreground. In the background, Bela Lugosi peeks around a corner. "Doctor" Tom Servo enters, hops up on the table puts a hypodermic needle into Crow's neck and withdraws some blue fluid. He then hops down and comes to the foreground, where he injects the fluid into himself. He then turns and leaves. Music from the movie plays. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "ORIGINAL THEATRICAL TRAILER."
Extra features: Theatrical trailer.
 
Episode 501- Warrior of the Lost World
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 7/24/93
Opening: Crow disrupts Servo’s formal welcome
Invention exchange: The square master, bittersweet hearts
Host segment 1: Hot slot bots!
Host segment 2: Trying to get a post-apocalyptic driving permit
Host segment 3: Things to do after the apocalypse
End: Phone call from Megaweapon, letter, the Mads enjoy an active lifestyle
Stinger: The Paper Chase Guy checkin’ out the babe
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: On the main screen we Tom on a futuristic operating table. Crow stands over him and shines a light on repeatedly. At the lower left is a motorcycle from the perspective of the rider. We see the stupid computer saying "Very bad mothers," "Bop A Loola," "Hold on to your...", "Bingo!",  "Veg outs," "Giddy up," "Crow Rules"(!) "Dorks" and "Beep." Music from the movie plays. The options are "Play Movie" "Interview with Director David Worth" and "NOTLW Production Stills."
Extra features: Interview with Director David Worth and NOTLW Production Stills.
 
Episode 521- Santa Claus
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 12/24/93
Opening: A caroling attempt ends in disaster
Intro: Inappropriate gifts are exchanged
Host segment 1: Rock band Santa Klaws performs
Host segment 2: The bots arrange a Nelson family reunion
Host segment 3: An all-inclusive politically correct holiday song: “Merry Christmas…If That’s Okay”
End: On the SOL, it’s a snow day! In Deep 13, Pitch and Santa fight it out
Stinger: Laughing mechanical reindeer
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: The main screen shows a Christmasy animated version of the SOL bridge. Crow, wearing a Santa hat, is in the foreground happily bopping to the music from the movie that plays. Behind him Tom Servo, dressed as Pitch the devil appears, sneaks up behind him and pokes him. Crow turns around he vanishes. He then reappears, causing Crow to yelp in surprise. Tom produces a gift and offers it to Crow. Crow accepts it, opens it and looks inside. A small explosion goes off. Crow lunges at Tom, but he vanishes again and reappears a little further away. Crow throws a snowball at Tom, which sizzles and melts, and he runs away. The options are "Play Movie" and "Extras." (See below for a full list)
Extra features: "Santa Claus Conquers the Devil: A 50-Year Retrospective," "Original Theatrical Trailer," "Original Radio Spot," "Still Gallery" and "Wonder World of K. Gordon Murray in Colorscope."
 
Episode 701- Night of the Blood Beast (with short: Once Upon A Honeymoon)
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 2/3/96
Opening: Crow and Tom are concerned about their personal security
Intro: Dr. F. has a traumatic trombone recital, but Crow shines
Host segment 1: Decorating with phones
Host segment 2: Pearl makes Dr. F. to apologize
Host segment 3: Crow is pregnant with shrimp babies
End: Crow’s rant about babies disrupts Mike’s attempts to read letters; Pearl wants Dr . F. to act like a baby"

Turkey Day host segments–aka 701T
First shown: 11/23/95
Opening: Happy Thanksgiving! Did you see the game?
Intro: Dr. F.’s party continues with Pearl providing the movie
Host segment 1: “Stuffing vs. Potatoes”
Host segment 2: “Art” and Pearl chat
Host segment 3: Thanksgiving dinner on the SOL and in Deep 13
End: Pearl’s “Turkey surprise” is a hit in Deep 13
Short info: click here.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: On the main screen we see Crow in a laboratory looking into a microscope. Behind him in the next room, one of the characters from the movie peeks through a window. Tom Servo comes in, hops up on stool and pulls a x-ray screen in front of him. Inside him we can see two little shrimp-like creatures with the heads of two of the characters from the movie. Music from the movie reaches a cresendo as the shadows of two figures move past on the wall behind Crow. Crow grabs a gun and shoots at them. He then throws a beaker, which starts a fire. Tom Servo jumps down, grabs a fire extinguisher and puts it out. The options are "Play Movie," "Turkey Day '95 Intros" and "Original Theatrical Trailer."
Extra features: "Turkey Day '95 Intros" and "Original Theatrical Trailer."

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Vol. XVII

Released: March 16, 2010
Contains episodes 101- The Crawling Eye, 415- The Beatniks (with "General Hospital, segment 2), 910- The Final Sacrifice and 1005- Blood Waters of Dr. ZThe outer sleeve is seen at left. It holds four clear slim DVD cases each with their own illustrated covers. The reverse side of the covers, seen through the case when it is open, shows the same images as the previous sets: a starfield with shadowrama at the lower right and the SOL at the upper right and the "spaghetti ball" logo beneath the disk at right. The disk faces show have the same starfield background as the previous sets. None of the disks have a scene index.
 
INDIVIDUAL DISKS
 
Episode 101- The Crawling Eye
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 11/25/89 (unconfirmed).
Opening: None.
Invention exchange: Electric bagpipes, canine anti-perspirant, welcome to Deep 13.
Host segment 1: Crow and Tom fail to understand why losing your head is a big deal.
Host segment 2: Gypsy uncoils.
Host segment 3: J&TB discuss the whole “giant eye” premise.
End: Good thing/bad thing, the Mads are happy.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: The main screen shows Crow on the season-one version of the SOL bridge (nice touch). He is reading "The Gizmonic Gazette." In front of him is a glass with an orange liquid in it.  Music from the movie plays. The big "G" door opens and the crawling eye peeks out, then closes it againn. Gypsy happens by. The doors open and the monster grabs her. Tom Servo happens by. The doors open and the monster grabs him. The door opens again and the monster reaches a tentacle out and taps Crow on the shoulder. He yelps in fright. The monster indicates that he should come closer. Crow responds by throwing the contents of the glass in his eye. The door closes on a very upset monster. Crow resumes reading. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS." (See below for a full list of extras.) When you click on "EXTRAS" the perspective zooms past Crow and focuses in on the Hexfield View Screen.
Extra features: Special Introduction by Joel Hodgson and Original Trailer.
 
Episode 415- The Beatniks (with short: General Hospital, segment 2)
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 11/26/92
Opening: A uncharacteristically mean Joel dominates the bots in a game of rock-paper-scissors
Invention exchange: Troll costumes, pocket pool
Host segment 1: Either you are or aren’t a beatnik
Host segment 2: The bots’ slumber party gets a call from Tony Travis!
Host segment 3: Servo stars in a dramatization of the life of a 50s rock star
End: Crow and Tom go nuts, letter, Mads are a “hot” property
Stinger: Moon gets hysterical
Short info: click here.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: On the main screen we Tom, wearing a beret, on the SOL bridge. On the hexfield we can see the title card of the movie. Music from movie plays. Gypsy enters from left, clearly upset. She indicates she is being chased by somebody. She runs off right. Crow enters, doing "cymbal sounds" along with the music. He is carrying a knife. He asks: "Where'd she go, man? Where'd she go?" Tom does shrugs. Crow then says: "That's right! I'm gonna moon ya, man! I'm gonna moon ya!" He walks away right. Tom Servo mutters: "Dickweed..." Choices are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS." When you hit "EXTRAS" the perspective moves past Tom and up to the hexfield.
Extra features: "The Main Event: Crow vs. Crow," "Mystery Science Theater Hour Wraps" and "Original Trailer."
 
Episode 910- The Final Sacrifice
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 7/25/98
Opening: With the power shut down, the bots go looting
Intro: Pearl decides to rule the world...one person at a time
Host segment 1: Servo's song--a tribute to Canada--goes horribly wrong
Host segment 2: Everybody (but Mike) contracts Hockey Hair
Host segment 3: Mike comes down with a case of Grizzled Old Prospector Syndrome
End: The bots have formed a muffiny cult; Pearl has another victim
Stinger: "Rowsdower...?"
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: The main screen shows the SciFi Channel version of the SOL bridge. On the hexfield, the title card for the movie appears. Music from the movie plays. Tom Servo pops up in the foreground, puts on a black hood and ducks back down. He runs over the the door and places a symbol on it. Crow enters, looks at the symbol and is surprised. Tom reenters with a machete. The two bots warily circle each other and then Crow whaps Tom, who bangs into the symbol. The symbol falls on him. He falls over. Crow rolls his eyes and leaves. The options are "Play Movie" and "Extras." (See below for a full list.) When you click on "Extras" the perspective changes to the hexfield.
Extra features: "Bruce J. Mitchell Interview."
 
Episode 1005- Blood Waters of Dr. Z
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: May 2, 1999.
Opening: Crow enjoys a nice chaw.
Intro: Crow labels his chaw cans; Pearl conducts a maternal love deprivation experiment.
Host segment 1: Mike becomes wedged in the bulkhead of Crow's evil voiceover
Host segment 2: Gone fishin'.
Host segment 3: Brain Guy & Bobo demonstrate Crow & Tom's naked acting theory.
End: Crow & Tom show off their specialized food carrying cases; Pearl's mer-monkey has an admirer.
Stinger: "Sargassum! The weed of deceit!"
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: On the main screen we see the SOL bridge under several feet of water. The title card for the movie is on the hexfield. Music from the movie plays. A rowboat holding Crow and Tom floats in from right. They are fishing. Tom and Crow make lots of Minnesota fisherman "Yep, yeps." Crow gets a bite and starts to reel it in. Suddently the monster from the movie pops up in the water, laughs and says "They think I'm insane!" Tom grabs a speargun and shots the monster in the head. The monster goes under water dragging the bots with him and capsizing the boat. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS." When you click on extras the focus moves to the hexfield.
Extra features: "Original Promos," "Original Trailer" and "Photo Gallery."

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Vol. XVIII

Released: July 13, 2010
Contains episode 208- LOST CONTINENT, episode 417- CRASH OF THE MOONS with short, “General Hospital”–Segment 3, episode 621- THE BEAST OF YUCCA FLATS with shorts: “Money Talks!” & “Progress Island, U.S.A.” and episode 813- JACK FROST. The outer sleeve is seen at left. It holds four clear slim DVD cases each with their own illustrated covers. The reverse side of the covers, seen through the case when it is open, shows the same images as the previous sets: a starfield with shadowrama at the lower right and the SOL at the upper right and the "spaghetti ball" logo beneath the disk at right. The disk faces show have the same starfield background as the previous sets. None of the disks have a scene index.
 
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Episode 208- Lost Continent
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 11/24/90
Opening: Coach Joel gives a locker room pep talk.
Invention exchange: Exercise machines.
Host segment 1: Hugh Beaumont on the Hexfield.
Host segment 2: "The Explorers" sketch bogs down.
Host segment 3: J&TB see The Cool Thing.
End: Analyzing the movie, letter.
Stinger: "Well, thanks for straightening the whole thing out..."
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: The main screen shows Crow and Servo in pith helmets walking along in front of rocks and trees on the SOL bridge. The two exchange comments taken from the riffing of the movie. They are attacked by several dinosaurs, but they escape. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS." When you click on "EXTRAS" the perspective focuses in on the Hexfield View Screen.
Extra features: New introduction by Frank Conniff and original theatrical trailer.
 
Episode 417- Crash of the Moons (with short: General Hospital, segment 3)
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 11/28/92
Opening: Crow is selling true grit
Invention exchange: Sugary Deep 13 toothpaste, rock & wreck guitar
Host segment 1: Song: “The Gypsy Moons”
Host segment 2: John Banner-grams
Host segment 3: J&TB read through Crow’s latest screenplay: a space opera
End: Letter, John Banner visits on the Hexfield; then the SOL sends Deep 13 a Banner-gram
Stinger: “Boopie!”
Short info: click here.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: On the main screen we see Servo and Gypsy on the SOL bridge watching "Crash of the Moons" on the Hexfield. Crow enters and after exchanging some dialog with them (taken from the riffing) he picks up a remote control console and two moons drop down on strings from the ceiling and crash. All seem pleased until one of the moons falls and hits Servo. He is not pleased. Crow storms off ina huff. Choices are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS." When you hit "EXTRAS" the perspective moves to the hexfield.
Extra features: "Mystery Science Theater Hour" wraps.
 
Episode 621- The Beast of Yucca Flats (with shorts: "Money Talks" and "Progess Island USA")span>
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 1/21/95
Opening: Wallpapering the SOL
Intro: “Proposition Deep 13,” vs. candidate Mike Nelson
Host segment 1: A visit from some party animals
Host segment 2: So, is it 11:30?
Host segment 3: Crow offers a plea for film anti-preservation, but Mike disapproves
End: Mike’s victory speech, letters, Dr. F.’s concession speech
Stinger: The beast is pissed
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: The main screen shows the SciFi Channel version of the SOL bridge. On the hexfield, the title card for the movie appears. Music from the movie plays. Crow and Tom Servo enter and then, from the back door, The Beast from the movie enters. Servo flees to the front of the desk, while Crow tries to fight. He shoots the Beast but it does no good and the Beast kills him. All the dialog is taken from the riffing. The options are "Play Movie" and "Extras." When you click on "Extras" the perspective changes to the hexfield.
Extra features: "No Dialog Necessary: Making an Off-Camera Masterpiece," "Coleman Francis: The Cinematic Poet of Parking," original theatrical trailer and stills gallery.
 
Episode 813- Jack Frost
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 7/12/97
Opening: Mike Nelson IS Lord of the Dance!
Intro: Mike mediates a squabble between Bobo and Brain Guy
Host segment 1: Crow hires a Russian expert: Yakov Smirnoff
Host segment 2: Crow’s a bear, while Bobo and Brain Guy find common ground
Host segment 3: Crow hires another Russian expert–or someone like him
End: Tom fails in his attempt to be cute; Bobo and Brain Guy discuss ape movies, but Pearl returns to settle the matter
Stinger: “Bring on my fiancee!”
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: On the main screen we see the SOL bridge. The title card for the movie is on the hexfield. Music from the movie plays. Tom Servo is reading a book. The mushroom guy from the movie enters, chased by Crow with a bow and arrow. Mushroom makes feathers appear in Tom's book, which he doesn't like. He then magically transforms Crow's bow and arrow into a mirror and then transforms Crow into a bear. This amuses Tom and annoys Crow. He chases the mushroom guy off. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS." When you click on extras the focus moves to the hexfield.
Extra features: New introduction by Kevin Murphy.

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Vol. XIX

Released: Nov. 9, 2010
Contains episode 107- ROBOT MONSTER (with shorts: "Commando Cody" Parts 4 and 5), episode 423- BRIDE OF THE MONSTER (with short: "Hired!" Part 1), episode 818- DEVIL DOLL, and episode 911- DEVIL FISH. The outer sleeve is seen at left. It holds four clear slim DVD cases each with their own illustrated covers. The reverse side of the covers, seen through the case when it is open, shows the same images as the previous sets: a starfield with shadowrama at the lower right and the SOL at the upper right and the "spaghetti ball" logo beneath the disk at right. The disk faces show have the same starfield background as the previous sets. None of the disks have a scene index.
 
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Episode 107- Robot Monster (with shorts: "Commando Cody" Parts 4 and 5),
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 12/23/89 (unconfirmed)
Opening: Joel explains the premise
Invention exchange: The Mads demonstrate their methane whoopee cushion; Joel has the cumber-bubble-bund
Host segment 1: Reality vs. Commando Cody
Host segment 2: Crow and Tom play Robot Monster, but Joel misunderstands
Host segment 3: Crow and Tom trying to understand surrealism
End: J&TB’s tribute to Ro-Man pageant baffles the Mads
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: We see Ro-Mans' cave. Tom Servo sits on a stool with the billion bubble machine next to him and the view screen in front of him. Crow appears on the screen and the two exchange comments taken from the riffing and the host segment, with an appearance by Joel. Ro-Man comes out of the cave riding a dinosaur. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS." When you click on "EXTRAS" the perspective focuses in on the view screen.
Extra features: "Introduction by J. Elvis Weinstein," "Larry Blamire Geeks Out" and "Original Theatrical Trailer."
 
Episode 423- Bride of the Monster (with short: "Hired!" Part 1)
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 1/23/93
Opening: Joel gets to see what Crow is dreaming…and soon regrets it
Invention exchange: The tough love seat, microwave Faith Popcorn
Host segment 1: “Hired!” the musical
Host segment 2: From the lame octopus to food monsters (“huh!”)
Host segment 3: Willy the Waffle returns to defend advertising
End: Cambot re-edits the ending of the movie, letter, the Mads are playing Bela and Tor
Stinger: Bela has looked better
Short info: click here.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: We see Bela's lab from the movie, with Crow and Servo conducting some experiments and exchanging comments that are taken from the riffing. Tor appears and is promptly eaten by the monster. Bela appears and is chased away by the bots. Choices are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS." When you hit "EXTRAS" the perspective moves to an osciloscope behind the bots.
Extra features: "Citizen Wood: Making the 'Bride,' Unmaking the Legend," "Inventing the Invention Exchange" and "Original Theatrical Trailer."
 
Episode 818- Devil Doll
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 10/4/97
Opening: It’s Friday at the dorm and M&TB have a window!
Intro: The window is going back, but a drunken Crow smashes it; while Apearlo and Brainguyus liven up a dull Roman party with pants
Host segment 1: Crow expresses interest in Pitch’s line of devil dolls, Mike disapproves
Host segment 2: The bots set up a British pub, with a *very* stout ale on tap
Host segment 3: Pitch helps Crow transfer Servo’s soul, Mike disapproves.
End: Crow dresses Mike up as Hugo, Mike disapproves. Meanwhile Apearlo and Brainguys, attending Lesser God Day at the Colosseum, see a familar face!
Stinger: Hugo takes a licking and keeps on ticking
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: We see the SciFi Channel version of the SOL bridge. Tom Servo is putting on a ventriloquist show with a tiny version of Crow as his doll. Crow and Gypsy are watching and are not impressed. All the dialog is taken from the riffing and the host segments. The options are "Play Movie" and "Extras." When you click on "Extras" the perspective changes to the hexfield.
Extra features: "The Puppet Master: Richard Gordon on 'Devil Doll' " and "Original Theatrical Trailer."
 
Episode 911- Devil Fish
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 8/15/98
Opening: Mike loses his identity…or does he?
Intro: Pearl’s cruise ship scheme requires M&TB to make ice sculptures.
Host segment 1: M&TB learn that dolphins are smart…and touchy!
Host segment 2: M&TB learn not to taunt electricians.
Host segment 3: Pearl’s Italian filter malfunctions
End: Crow tries to think of animal combos, while dinner at the Captain’s table doesn’t go well.
Stinger: “It’s right underneath us!” “I knowwwww!”
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: We see the SciFi Channel version of the SOL bridge. The title card for the movie is on the hexfield. Music from the movie plays. Crow and Tom (in a blonde wig) are there. Gypsy enters and says an electrican is coming. The Devil Fish, dressed as an electrician enters. They all share a beer. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS." When you click on extras the focus moves to the hexfield.
Extra features: "MST3K: Origins & Beyond at Convergence '09" and "Original Theatrical Trailer.


Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Vol XX

Released: March 8, 2011
Contains episodes 109- PROJECT MOON BASE (with shorts: Commando Cody, parts 7 & 8), 322- MASTER NINJA I, 324- MASTER NINJA II and 505- MAGIC VOYAGE OF SINBAD. The outer sleeve is seen at left. It has a carboard sleeve holding four clear slim DVD cases each with their own illustrated covers. The reverse side of the covers, seen through the case when it is open, shows the same images as the previous set: a starfield with shadowrama at the lower right and the SOL at the upper right and the "spaghetti ball" logo beneath the disk at right. The disk faces show have the same starfield background as the previous set. None of the disks have a scene index.
 
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Episode 109- Project Moon Base
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 1/6/90
Opening: Joel has been cleaning up the robots
Invention exchange: Joel shows off special paddles that let him juggle water, the Mads have invented the insect-a-sketch
Host segment 1: J&TB are playing Commando Cody and the moon man
Host segment 2: J&TB show off their line of neckties of the future
Host segment 3: SPACOM!
End: Crow and Tom are upside down reading letters
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: The main screen shows Crow and Tom on the SOL bridge, both wearing the silly hats from the movie. In the center is a "gravitymeter." The movie's title card can be seen in the hexfield. Crow taps some buttons on the panel in front of him and the meter goes crazy and Tom starts to float around. Music from the movie plays. Crow hits more buttons and he returns to the desk, somewhat annoyed. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS."
Extra features: "Exploring the Look of MST3K with Director of Photography Jeff Stonehouse" and "Original Trailer."
 
Episode 322- Master Ninja I
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 1/11/92.
Opening: The bots build a model car.
Invention exchange: Boil-in-a-bag IVs, pop-up books for adults.
Host segment 1: Crow presents "The Van Patten Project."
Host segment 2: Master Ninja's many theme songs.
Host segment 3: Other kinds of num-chuks.
End: Song: "Master Ninja Theme Song!", letter, Frank turns the tables on Dr. F.
Stinger: "To them it's some kind of ritual." 
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Music from the movie plays. The movie's title card can be seen in the Hexfield Viewscreen. The camera pans back and we can see the SOL bridge. Tom Servo is at left, reading a book. Crow is at right, stirring a large pot of something. A ninja descends from the ceiling and flips around the room, annoying the bots. Finally as he flips by, Crow holds up a frying pan. The ninja crashes into it and falls into the pot. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS."
Extra features: "New Interview with Master Ninja Guest Star Bill McKinney." (Joel and the bots singing "Master Ninja Theme Song" plays.
 
Episode 324- Master Ninja II
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 1/25/92.
Opening: J&TB are an Improv group.
Invention exchange: Conveyer belt buffet, perpetual hamster habitat.
Host segment 1: The bots design their own custom vans.
Host segment 2: General Timothy Van Patten.
Host segment 3: Tom pairs detectives with their appropriate pets.
End: The Van Cleef dress-up doll, letter, Frank pleads for the return of "The Second Hundred Years."
Stinger: Lee with hamster. 
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Music from the movie plays. The movie's title card can be seen in the Hexfield Viewscreen. The camera pans back and we can see the SOL bridge. Tom Servo is at left, reading a book. Crow is at right, stirring a large pot of something. George Lazenby enters from right and holds a machine gun at them. He fires and the bots duck and cover. Then the ninja in the stew pot leaps out and lands on George. They disappear. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS."
Extra features: Tom Servo vs. Tom Servo Panel at DragonCon 2010. (Joel and the bots sing "Master Ninja Theme Song).
 
Episode 505- The Magic Voyage of Sinbad
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 8/14/93
Opening: The SOL-tie awards
Invention exchange: Chin-derwear, rat pack chess set
Host segment 1: Meeting of the Junior Jester Club
Host segment 2: The bearded town council debates the Sinbad problem
Host segment 3: Crow’s lifelong quest thingy goes awry
End: The bots are amazed by Joel’s channel cat puppet, letter, Frank meets Mr. Fistie
Stinger: Laughing horse
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Music from the movie plays. The movie's title card can be seen in the Hexfield Viewscreen. The camera pans back and we can see the SOL bridge. Between the desk and back wall are a Viking ship with Sinbad standing in the bow singing and Tom and Crow rowing. The bots are annoyed so they toss Sinbad overboard and continue on. Sea monster Gypsy gets the last word. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS."
Extra features: "New Introduction By Trace Beaulieu" and "Mystery Science Theater Hour Wraps." (Mystery Science Theater Hour music plays.)


Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Gamera Vs. MST3K (Vol XXI)

Released: Aug. 2, 2011
Contains episodes 302- GAMERA, 304- GAMERA VS. BARUGON, 308- GAMERA VS. GAOS, 312- GAMERA VS. GUIRON and 316- GAMERA VS. ZIGRA. The set comes in a tin case (seen at left). It has a carboard sleeve holding five clear slim DVD cases each with their own illustrated covers. The reverse side of the covers, seen through the case when it is open, shows the same images as the previous sets: a starfield with shadowrama at the lower right and the SOL at the upper right and the "spaghetti ball" logo beneath the disk at right. The disk faces show have the same starfield background as the previous sets. Each disk has a special "doorway sequence" before the main menu, in which an animated version of Gamera stomps through the doorways toward the viewer. None of the disks have a scene index.
 
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Episode 302- Gamera
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 6/8/91.
Opening: Tom leads warmup exercises.
Invention exchange: Endless salad bar, bird cage vacuum.
Host segment 1: Song: "Tibby."
Host segment 2: Crow and Tom hate Kenny but Joel suggests a positive outlook.
Host segment 3: The bots are playing beauty salon when Gamera visits on the Hexfield.
End: Another look at the cast of the film, letter.
Stinger: Eskimo says: "Bye..."
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: The main screen shows Crow and Tom on the SOL bridge, dressed as the farmer and wife from the painting "American Gothic" with a backdrop depicting the background of the painting behind them. Gamera's claw bursts through "spiral-on-down" door. Crow mocks him then pokes him with the pitchfork. A phone on the desk rings, Tom picks it up. Gamera threatens the bots, the bots are not intimidated. Cambot arrives and takes the photo they were set up for. Music from the movie plays. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "BONUS."
Extra features: "So Happy Together:  A Look Back MST3K and Gamera," "MST Hour Wraps" and "Original Japanese Trailer." (Closing MST3K theme plays)
 
Episode 304- Gamera Vs. Barugon
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 6/22/91.
Opening: The bots argue the relative merits of computer interfaces.
Invention exchange: Soda can animation, disco cumber-bubble-bund.
Host segment 1: 5000-piece fightin' men & monster set.
Host segment 2: Crow and Tom are midwestern monster women having dinner.
Host segment 3: Joel reminisces about movies & big name celebrities.
End: Stories from behind the scenes of monster movies, letter.
Stinger: Opal guy goes nutzoid. 
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Music from the movie plays. Tom and Crow are on the SOL bridge. Barugon lumbers through and bots mock him. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "BONUS."
Extra features: "Gamera vs. The Mighty Chiodo Brothers" and "Original Japanese Trailer. (The MST3K closing theme plays.)
 
Episode 308- Gamera Vs. Gaos
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 7/27/91.
Opening: Raspy voices.
Invention exchange: Self image printers, fax tissue dispenser.
Host segment 1: Joel offers an arts and crafts project, Crow and Tom are no help.
Host segment 2: The "Gameradamerung" never gets off the ground.
Host segment 3: Ed Sullivan presents "Gaos the Great."
End: Other ways to snuff Gaos.
Stinger: Comic relief guys get scared. 
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Music from the movie plays. Crow and Tom are on the SOL Bridge. A battle between Gamera and Gaos goes on over their heads and they offer commentary. A monster foot falls down, Crow picks it up with the pitchfork. They discuss eating it. Gaos appears in the hexfield viewscreen and laser beams the foot. The bots are not impressed. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "BONUS."
Extra features: "Gamera Obscura: A Brief History by August Ragone" and "Origintal Japanese Trailer" (The MST3K closing theme plays.)
 
Episode 312- Gamera Vs. Guiron
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 9/7/91
Opening: School lunch time
Invention exchange: Racy rorschachs, collapsible trashcan
Host segment 1: J&TB sing The Gamera song (English)
Host segment 2: Sawing a robot in half
Host segment 3: Child star Richard Burton
End: Gamera song again (fake Japanese) & Michael Feinstein in Deep 13
Stinger: "What a monster!"
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: On the SOL bridge, Crow, in a tuxedo, is seated at a grand piano, which Tom is sitting on. After exchanging "Thank you-Hellos," Crow sings the stupid Cornjob song. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "BONUS."
Extra features: "MST Hour Wraps" and "Original Japanese Trailer." The MST3K closing theme plays.)

Episode 316- Gamera Vs. Zigra
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 10/19/91.
Opening: Root beer party for the last Gamera film.
Invention exchange: Three Stooges guns, Crow-ka-bob.
Host segment 1: Scale model of Gamera.
Host segment 2: Shoe box dioramas.
Host segment 3: Football talk, then Kenny and Helen visit on the Hexfield.
End: Different ways to sing the Gamera song.
Stinger: An excerpt from "Fish Argument Theater."
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: On the SOL bridge, a little version of the Zigra ship sits on the desk. Crow brings in a TV. He switches it on, and Zigra addresses them in a menacing manner. The bots respond with so many Monty Python references that a giant foot comes down and squishes Crow. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "BONUS."
Extra features: "Original Japanese Trailer." (Mystery Science Theater Hour music plays.)


Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Vol XXII

Released: Dec. 6, 2011
Contains episodes 306- TIME OF THE APES, 314- MIGHTY JACK, 610- THE VIOLENT YEARS (with short: YOUNG MAN’S FANCY) and 702- THE BRUTE MAN (with short: THE CHICKEN OF TOMORROW). The set comes a carboard sleeve (left) holding four clear slim DVD cases each with their own illustrated covers. The reverse side of the covers, seen through the case when it is open, shows the same images as the previous set: a starfield with shadowrama at the lower right and the SOL at the upper right and the "spaghetti ball" logo beneath the disk at right. The disk faces show have the same starfield background as the previous set. None of the disks have a scene index.
 
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Episode 306- Time of the Apes
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 7/13/91
Opening: Using Tom as a T-ball stand, Joel shags some flies to Crow, breaks a window and causes explosive decompression
Invention exchange: Gypsy fixes the hole and warns them not to do it again but of course they do. Joel shows off his cellulite phone, while the Mads demonstrate their miracle baby growth formula
Host segment 1: J&TB present: “Why doesn’t Johnny care?” A film by Bell Labs
Host segment 2: J&TB present their version of “Inherit the Wind”
Host segment 3: Crow presents an “ape fashion minute”
End: J&TB sing the Sandy Frank song, Joel reads a letter, and in Deep 13, Baby pushes the button
Stinger: “Johnny, be careful.” “I don’t care!” 
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: The main screen shows three time-travel pods on the SOL bridge. The outer two open to reveal Crow and Tom. The inner one opens to reveal Pepe the monkey, who jumps around and sits on the lever which re-closes the doors on Crow and Tom. Music from the movie plays. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS."
Extra features: "Introduction by August Ragone," and "MST Hour Wraps." (The MST3K closing theme plays.)
 
Episode 314- Mighty Jack
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 9/21/91
Opening: Crisis on the SOL … face!
Invention exchange: The Mads show off the formal flipper; J&tB demonstrate ear-shaped earmuffs
Host segment 1: The bots show Joel their Mighty Jack pet food commercial
Host segment 2: The bots put Joel in the blinding light compartment
Host segment 3: Joel goes off the deep end while suggesting underwater movie ideas
End: J&tB sing “Slow the Plot Down!” and Frank’s quoting Melville, arr.
Stinger: He died as he lived…loving his work.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Tom and Crow are on the SOL bridge and a mysterious valise is on the desk. Tom pulls a scary ray gun out of it, shoots the button, and then Crow, and both freeze. He then unfreezes them. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS."
Extra features: "Introduction by August Ragone" and "The DVD Menus of MST3K." (The MST3K closing theme plays.)
 
Episode 610- The  Violent  Years (with short "A Young Man's Fancy")
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 10/8/94
Opening: Servo’s new head!
Intro: The Mads unveil their theme music, “Living in Deep 13″, and demand themes from M&TB. Tom is ready!
Host segment 1: A radio station called Frank?
Host segment 2: Tom reenacts a tearful scene from “A Star is Born”
Host segment 3: A rehearsal for Crow’s one man show about Keanu Reeves starring Mike!
End: Mike and Crow reenact the gas station hold-up scene from the movie, letter, turn your crank to Frank!
Stinger: “So what?”
Short info: click here.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Music from the movie plays. Crow, Gypsy and Tom are on the SOL Bridge in their PJs along with Paula from the movie. She wants to kiss Crow. He's not so sure. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS."
Extra features: "Interview with Dolores Fuller" and "Interview with Kathy Wood." (The MST3K closing theme plays.)
 
Episode 702- The Brute Man (with short "The Chicken of Tomorrow")
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 2/10/96
Opening: Tom is getting into real estate
Intro: Pearl is going out and puts Crow in charge!
Host segment 1: Tom is inside an egg
Host segment 2: Mike calls his old girlfriend to ask her to help him escape
Host segment 3: Crow wants Mike and Tom to sing “Hang down your head, Tom Dewey”
End: Letters, Tom is not a good landlord, and Dr. F. turns Pearl’s date into a chicken of tomorrow
Stinger: “Creeper, Creeper, Creeper! YOU give me the creeps!”
Short info: click here.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: On the SOL bridge, Tom has set up a cage with chickens in it, and a ramp with eggs already lined up in it, next to a frying pan. Crow is intrigued. The Creepr enters and is creepy, finally leaving with Crow. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS."
Extra features: "Introduction by Mary Jo Pehl," "Trail of the Creeper: Making of The Brute Man" and "The Making of MST3K (1997)  (Music from the movie plays.)

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Vol XXIII

Released: Dec. 6, 2011
Contains episodes 210- KING DINOSAUR (with short: X MARKS THE SPOT), 323- THE CASTLE OF FU-MANCHU, 608- CODE NAME: DIAMOND HEAD (with short: A DAY AT THE FAIR) and 611- LAST OF THE WILD HORSES. The set comes a carboard sleeve (left) holding four clear slim DVD cases each with their own illustrated covers. The reverse side of the covers, seen through the case when it is open, shows the same images as the previous set: a starfield with shadowrama at the lower right and the SOL at the upper right and the "spaghetti ball" logo beneath the disk at right. The disk faces show have the same starfield background as the previous set. None of the disks have a scene index.
 
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Episode 210- King Dinosaur (with short 'X Marks the Spot)
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 12/22/90
Opening: Joel reads some beat poetry
Invention exchange: A crushed Dr. F. declares that he, “the pocket scientist,” is his invention; Joel’s accidental invention is the “incredibly stinky sweat socks.”
Host segment 1: Crow asks “Am I qualified?”
Host segment 2: J&tB introduce Joey the lemur
Host segment 3: Joel objects to the “Emotional Scientist” sketch
End: Crow and Tom complain about all the Lippert’s movies, Joel shows off his theramin, Tom reads a letter.
Stinger: Gator wrestling aftermath
Short info: click here.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Music from the movie plays. Crow and Tom are in space suits on a planet that looks line an Arizona desert. Joey the lemur appears and is suddenly eaten by a giant chameleon, who throws him back up and walks off. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "BONUS FEATURES."
Extra features: "The Incredible Mr. Lippert" and "Original Trailer." (Music from the movie plays.)
 
Episode 323- The Castle of Fu-Manchu
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 1/18/92
Opening: J&tB sing “We’re on the Satellite of Love.”
Invention exchange: The bots have developed a useful telephone transducer chip, while all Joel has is the big head (again); The Mads demonstrate the Joe Besser “Stinky” Bomb
Host segment 1: Crow decries “The Miss Saigon Syndrome,” J&tB become distraught, which pleases the Mads
Host segment 2: The Shriner flying carpet sketch collapses into weeping; the Mads are delighted
Host segment 3: The bots are inconsolable, Joel tries to cheer them up with the story of Fu-Manchu, but the pain is too much; the Mads celebrate
End: J&tB are utterly beaten, the Mads toast their victory but then get a little too cocky
Stinger: Monkey pile on the castle guard! 
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Music from the movie plays. Tom and Crow are on the SOL bridge and a carnival machine containing Fu Manchu is present. Crow puts a coin in it and it begins to threaten them. Crow pulls the plug. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS."
Extra features: "Introduction by Frank Conniff," "Darkstar: Robots Don't Need SAG Cards" and "Original Trailer." (Music from the movie plays.)
  
Episode 608- Codename: Diamond Head (with short "A Day at the Fair")
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 10/1/94
Opening: M&TB are living in their own filth
Intro: The Mads obsess over cleanliness, cleaning up the SOL
Host segment 1: The bots thinks Mike is too nice, then they see what it would be like if Mike wasn’t nice
Host segment 2: Then they are shown what it would be like to live with a Crash Test Dummy
Host segment 3: And finally, they are shown what it would like to live with the Frugal Gourmet
End: Luau on the SOL, Tom hulas a letter, the Mads are still obsessing
Stinger: “Aaaahhh! Johnny! Down there!”
Short info: click here.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: On the SOL bridge, Crow and Tom have a suitcase on the desk. They opening it and find disguises. Both try on faces that make them look like Lovejoy The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS."
Extra features: "Codename: Quinn Martin" and "Life After MST3K: Kevin Murphy." (Music from the movie plays.)
Episode 611- Last of the Wild Horses
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 10/15/94
Opening: Mike programs Crow and Tom with regional speech patterns
Intro: Dr. F.. sends a matter transference device to the SOL during an ion storm. It’s “Mirror-Mirror” time!
Host segment 1: The Mirror-Mads sing “Joey the Lemur.” In our universe, Crow and Mike struggle with Mirror-Servo
Host segment 2: Mike and Crow plot strategy, while Mirror-Gypsy and Mirror-Servo do likewise
Host segment 3: Mike and Crow consult The Alternate Universe Manual. In the mirror universe, Mirror-Crow attacks Mirror-Mike while Tom and Gypsy plot strategy
End: M&TB figure out what happened, the Mirror-Mads stop by while a letter is read, the Mads are enjoying their new agony booth
Stinger: Wheelchair Dad laughs
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Music from the movie plays. On the SOL bridge, Evil Crow and Evil Mike are together on the left being threatening, while Tom and Gypsy are together on the right, reacting. Tom shoots them . The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "Vintage MST3K Promos."
Extra features: "Vintage MST3K Promos." 

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Vol XXIV

Released: July 31, 2012
Contains episodes 310- FUGITIVE ALIEN, 318- STAR FORCE – FUGITIVE ALIEN II, 617- THE SWORD AND THE DRAGON and 624- SAMSON VS. THE VAMPIRE WOMEN. The set comes a carboard sleeve (left) holding four clear slim DVD cases each with their own illustrated covers. The reverse side of the covers, seen through the case when it is open, shows the same images as the previous set: a starfield with shadowrama at the lower right and the SOL at the upper right and the "spaghetti ball" logo beneath the disk at right. The disk faces show have the same starfield background as the previous set. None of the disks have a scene index.
 
INDIVIDUAL DISKS
 
Episode 310- Fugitive Alien
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 8/17/91
Opening: Old Joel Robinson had a farm?
Invention exchange: The mads demonstrate their eye, ear, nose & throat dropper; Joel has invented a musical chair and there’s a special guest in Deep 13: Jack Perkins!
Host segment 1: J&tB stage a hat party
Host segment 2: Joel forces Crow and Tom to reenact a scene from the movie
Host segment 3: Crow and Tom are confused by the movie, so Joel helps out using Syd Field’s “Screenplay.”
End: Joel explains his buttons and reads a letter, in Deep 13, they’re still torturing Jack Perkins.
Stinger: “AHAHAHAHA….you’re STUCK HERE!”
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Crow and Tom are pilot and copilot of a spaceship. They are continually attacked by Star Wolfs seeking Ken. Crow gets shot, but he's okay. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS."
Extra features: "Introduction by August Ragone" and "MST Hour Wraps." (Closing MST3K theme plays.)
 
Episode 318- Star Force -- Fugitive Alien II
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 11/16/91
Opening: Tom and Crow discuss the nature of puppets
Invention exchange: Tom and Crow compete in a “name-that-puppet” quiz show, with Joel as quizmaster. In Deep 13, the Mads have invented big noses, while Joel shows off his big head
Host segment 1: Tom Servo is dead! Joel and Crow rush to save him
Host segment 2: J&tB present the Captain Joe action figure
Host segment 3: J&tB sing: “The Fugitive Alien medley
End: Crow and Tom are hoping to influence the Mads’ movie choices; Joel asks the bots how they would designing the ultimate evil person; Joel reads letters; Frank defends Tom T. Hall
Stinger: “Captain, I’ve got it fixed! It’s all working again!”
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Music from the movie plays. Tom and Crow are again on the space cruiser but this time the doomsday device is there. They try to disarm it, but it goes off and makes Crow huge. Captain Joe appears. Crow eats him. The machine makes Crow regular sized again, but when he throws up Captain Joe he is little. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRA."
Extra feature: "You Asked for It: Sandy Frank Speaks." (Closting theme music plays.)
  
Episode 617- The Sword and the Dragon
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 12/3/94
Opening: Playing D&D
Intro: For the Mads’ new neighbors from Deep 12, M&TB present topical comedy show: “Supercalifragilisticexpeali-wacky!”
Host segment 1: “A joke by Ingmar Bergman”
Host segment 2: M&TB reenact the table cloth making scene
Host segment 3: Ilya Murametz visits on the Hexfield
End: Gypsy’s review of the musical, The Mads are full of themselves!
Stinger: The wind demon takes a dive
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Music from the movie plays. Somewhere in the Russian countryside we see a wishing well and a tree. Ilya Muramets and companion Tom Servo enter. Crow appears in the tree as the wind demon. A confused Father Mushroom appears  briefly. Ilya dispatches Crow and moves on. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS."
Extra features: "Snow Thrills" and "A Date with Your Family." (Closing MST3K theme plays.)
Episode 624- Samson Vs. the Vampire Women
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 3/25/95
Opening: A moment of silence
Intro: Almost everyone enjoys some Chinese food
Host segment 1: While playing Stratego, Crow gets a message
Host segment 2: Torgo the White arrives to take Frank to Second Banana Heaven
Host segment 3: Song: “Who will I kill?”
End: The ‘Bots read their letters to Frank, who visits Dr. F. and pushes the button one last time
Stinger: “Chief, I saw two corpses in the garden.”
Stinger: Wheelchair Dad laughs
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Music from the movie plays. Crow and Tom (Tom has an El Santo mask on) are in a vampire crypt. They open a coffin and a vampire woman emerges. Tom defeats her by reflecting sunlight at her. The options are "PLAY MOVIE" and "EXTRAS."
Extra features: "Lucha Gringo: K. Gordon Murray meets Santo," "TV Spot"  and "Life After MST3K: Frank Conniff."


Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Vol XXV

Released: Dec. 4, 2012
Contains episodes 110- ROBOT HOLOCAUST (with short: COMMANDO CODY PT 9), 508- OPERATION KID BROTHER (aka OPERATION DOUBLE 007), 615- KITTEN WITH A WHIP and 801- REVENGE OF THE CREATURE.. The set comes a carboard sleeve (left) holding four clear slim DVD cases each with their own illustrated covers. The reverse side of the covers, seen through the case when it is open, shows the same images as the previous set: a starfield with shadowrama at the lower right and the SOL at the upper right and the "spaghetti ball" logo beneath the disk at right. The disk faces show have the same starfield background as the previous set. None of the disks have a scene index.
 
INDIVIDUAL DISKS
 
Episode 110- Robot Holocaust (with short: Commando  Cody Pt. 9)
Host: Joel
Episode info:

Short: (1951) Cody and Ted escape the pursuing moon men and make it back to the ship. They blast off and … the film breaks.
Movie: (1986) In a post-apocalyptic future that looks a lot like Central Park, the cruel Valaria is the chief henchwoman of the all-powerful Dark One. But a rag-tag band of rebels is determined to overthrow them.

First shown: 1/13/90 (unconfirmed)
Opening: Joel sings the human blues
Invention exchange: Joel demos his “nitro-burning funny pipe”; The Mads have invented the stocking mask of the future
Host segment 1: Crow and Tom, in the “We Zone,” make Joel do tricks
Host segment 2: Cambot’s sitcom simulator malfunctions
Host segment 3: J&TB play Robot Holocaust, but Crow and Joel aren’t having fun
End: Joel announces the “name the plant guy in the movie” contest and reads a letter

Short info: click here.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Crow, Tom and Valeria come before the Dark One, who angrily electrocutes her. Everybody seems happy about it. Options are: "PLAY MOVIE" and "BONUS FEATURES." (Love theme plays)
Extra features:INTRODUCTION BY JOEL HODGSON and LIFE AFTER MST3K: J. ELVIS WEINSTEIN.
 
Episode 508- Operation Kid Brother
Host: Joel
Episode info:
First shown: 9/11/93
Opening: Tom is enjoying Joel’s home movies; Crow is scared
Invention exchange: The Mads show off Frank’s Lederhosen-hosen, Crow has invented Sara the bobbin’ buzzard
Host segment 1: Joel’s is an evil supervillian!…”I know!”
Host segment 2: J&tB parallel the lives of Sean and Neil
Host segment 3: While Joel tries to hypnotize Tom, Torgo returns in Deep 13
End: Dr. F. uses his magnetizer, much to J&tB’s dismay
Stinger: Mr. “Thunderball” pushes the button
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see:We see Neil, facing away from us, sitting at the Remote Telecaster 3000. He is auditioning stunt doubles. Crow comes onto the screen imitating the famous iris-eye opening of the Bond films, but he kind of falls over. Tom mocks him. Neil isn't impressed.
Extra feature: INTRODUCTION BY JOEL HODGSON
  
Episode 615- Kitten with a Whip
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 11/23/94
Opening: Mike and Tom prepare Crow for a secret mission
Intro: Crow’s mission to Deep 13 ends in failure
Host segment 1: Mike gives Crow and Tom bionic noises
Host segment 2: A kitten with a whip visits on the Hexfield
Host segment 3: Mike hazes himself, much to the Bots horror
End: On the SOL, Mike opens up a Dr. F. pinata and reads a letter, Dr. F. has a Frank pinata
Stinger: “I’ll be a celebrity! And so will you!”
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: We see Ann Margret sitting at a mirror brushing her hair. Tom and Crow enter and try to make time with her, but soon figure out she's koo-koo and retreat.
Extra features:INTRODUCTION BY MIKE NELSON
Episode 801- Revenge of the Creature
Host: Mike
Episode info:
First shown: 2/1/97
Opening: Mike, Tom and Gypsy return to the SOL. They find Crow already there, but he seems different. As they are about to crash into Earth, Mike saves the ship but cripples it. They contact the planet, and it’s NOT Dr. Forrester who responds!
Intro: After a good scream, Prof. Bobo and Dr. Peanut explain just what’s been happening on Earth lately. Bobo sends a bad movie because it’s “Ape Law”
Host segment 1: Servo tries to repair the SOL’s engines with a little help from the nanites. Crow still seems different
Host segment 2: An irate Phil the alien demands to speak to Servo
Host segment 3: Crow may be different, but he makes a great espresso
End: The bots make an embarrasing discovery about the love lives of Mike’s descendants. Then they learn who The Lawgiver is
Stinger: John Agar swims softly and carries a big stick
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: We are looking through a scuba mask, and are clearly swimming in the Gil Man's tank. Tom and Crow swim by, the Gil Man appears, but they subdue him. Options are: "PLAY MOVIE" and "BONUS FEATURES."
Extra features: INTRODUCTION BY MIKE NELSON, JACK ARNOLD AT UNIVERSAL and LIFE AFTER MST3K: BILL CORBETT


Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Vol XXVI

Released: March 26, 2013
Contains episodes 411- THE MAGIC SWORD, 516- ALIEN FROM L.A., 620- DANGER! DEATH RAY and 803- THE MOLE PEOPLE. The set comes a carboard sleeve (left) holding four clear slim DVD cases each with their own illustrated covers. The reverse side of the covers, seen through the case when it is open, shows the same images as the previous set: a starfield with shadowrama at the lower right and the SOL at the upper right and the "spaghetti ball" logo beneath the disk at right. The disk faces show have the same starfield background as the previous set. None of the disks have a scene index.
 
INDIVIDUAL DISKS
 
Episode 411- The Magic Sword
Host: Joel
Episode info:

Movie: (1962) A knight tries to save damsel from an evil sorcerer with the help of his magical foster mother.

First shown: 8/29/92
Opening: Joel fancies himself a caricature artist
Invention exchange: J&tB demonstrate their Big Gulp berets; The Mads have created designer bio-hazard absorbent throw pillows and Frank performs a one-act play to explain them
Host segment 1: J&tB present their commercial for Basil Rathbones for dogs
Host segment 2: Joel, Gypsy and Crow, in medieval costumes, present a pageant on life in the middle ages, but Tom ruins things
Host segment 3: Crow sings: “Estelle”
End: J&tB discuss words you can’t say on TV, Joel reads a letter, TV’s Frank’s not looking good
Stinger: Estelle’s two-headed assistant

Movie info: click here.
What you'll see:  Crow and Tom are on a soundstage, sitting in director chairs and watching a screen. Estelle Winwood appears and Crow falls in love and tries to woo her, while Tom mocks him.
Extra features: A clapboard comes down, music from the movie plays. On the clapboard:: "BERT I GORDON: THE AMAZING COLOSSAL FILMMAKER," "MST HOUR WRAPS" and "THEATRICAL TRAILER."
 
Episode 516- Alien from L.A.
Host: Mike
Episode info:

Movie: (1987) An airheaded Valley Girl follows her explorer father to the center of the Earth.

First shown: 11/20/93
Opening: Boot camp at Fort Satellite O’ Love
Invention exchange: Dr. F demonstrates the vend-a-gut, M&tB have invented fridge udders (teats!)
Host segment 1: M&tB discuss that supermodel. What’s her name?
Host segment 2: M&tB sing: “My Wild Irish Ireland”
Host segment 3: M&tB introduce the “guess Kathy’s emotions” game
End: Nothing more to say about the movie, Mike reads a letter, in Deep 13, Frank still is dropping quarters
Stinger: “Yuck!”

Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Tom and Crow drive the ATV from the movie onto a rock-strewn "center of the Earth" plain, and encounter Wanda. She climbs in the car and they drive off with her babbling.
Extra feature: A neon sign swings out, music from the movie plays, and we see: "INTERVIEW WITH ALBERT PYUN" and "THEATRICAL TRAILER."
  
Episode 620- Danger!! Death Ray
Host: Mike
Episode info:

Movie: (1967) A suave secret agent is on the case after a Europey evil organization makes off with a death ray and its inventor.

First shown: 1/7/95
Opening: Crow has contact lenses, Tom has a sneaker endorsement deal
Intro: Frank is a talent agent
Host segment 1: Servo builds a death ray for peaceful purposes, but can’t resist using it on Crow
Host segment 2: “This is your life, Mike Nelson”
Host segment 3: Crow’s designs for sunglasses seem a bit woman-ey
End: Cambot gets emotional, Frank has a glamour shot
Stinger: John Cameron Swayze intercepts the watch

Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Tom and Crow are on the bridge of the SOL. There's a large screen at right showing the hero from the movie shooting his way up the door sequence toward them. At left is the death ray. He arrives but Crow can't bear to shoot.
Extra features: "THEATRICAL TRAILER" and "LIFE AFTER MST3K: MIKE NELSON"
Episode 803- The Mole People
Host: Mike
Episode info:

Movie: (1956) Pompous archaeologists find a lost civilization underground.

First shown: 2/15/97
Opening: Crow’s thinks his goofy eyes make him a “space child”
Intro: The space child is overthrown. While Bobo suffers through the 32nd Annual Lawgiver Daze, Tom offers baked goods and Crow takes a fall
Host segment 1: Mike tries an imitation of the gesture professor from the movie. It brings everyone down…down…down…
Host segment 2: Tom tries–and fails–to sing a ballad about his adventures in space
Host segment 3: Crow the archeologist, searching for evidence of a previous him, has a breakthrough
End: Crow believes there’s life beneath the floorboards…and he’s right. Meanwhile in Deep Ape, The Lawgiver is presented with a hunky gift
Stinger: “The Load” hits the wall

Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Tom is deep beneath the earth when Crow drops in. The slaves pull him under. 
Extra features: OF MUSHROOMS AND MADMEN: MAKING THE MOLE PEOPLE and THEATRICAL TRAILER.

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Vol XXVII

Released: July 23, 2013
Contains episodes 108- THE SLIME PEOPLE (with short: COMMANDO CODY PT 6), 205- ROCKET ATTACK USA (with short: THE PHANTOM CREEPS PT 2), 523- VILLAGE OF THE GIANTS and 804- THE DEADLY MANTIS. The set comes a carboard sleeve (left) holding four clear slim DVD cases each with their own illustrated covers. The reverse side of the covers, seen through the case when it is open, shows the same images as the previous set: a starfield with shadowrama at the lower right and the SOL at the upper right and the "spaghetti ball" logo beneath the disk at right. The disk faces show have the same starfield background as the previous set. None of the disks have a scene index.
 

INDIVIDUAL DISKS
 
Episode 108- THE SLIME PEOPLE (with short: COMMANDO CODY PT 6)
Host: Joel
Episode info:

Short: (1951) Krog sends the thugs to bomb a volcano, which causes widespread flooding, for some reason. Cody tracks the thugs to a diner, where a fight ensues and Ted is kidnapped. He soon escapes and Cody is after them again.
Movie: (1964) A sportscaster/pilot flies into Los Angeles and finds it deserted. He soon learns that reptilian monsters from beneath the Earth have conquered the city. With the help of a scientist, his two daughters and a marine, he mounts a counter-offensive.

First shown: 12/30/89 (unconfirmed)
Opening: Joel and Tom are sleepy, but Crow is a morning bot; Joel explains the premise again
Invention exchange: Joel is playing three-card monty with the bots when the mads call. His invention is cartoon eyeglasses; theirs is screaming cotton candy
Host segment 1: Crow and Tom take Commando Cody to reality court
Host segment 2: J&TB discuss how dumb the movie is, and suggest ways to make it better
Host segment 3: Inspired by the movie, the Bots fill the SOL with smoke
End: Joel bakes a pie, letter, the Mads are sarcastically happy

Short info: click here.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Crow and Tom enter the butcher shop from the movie and two slime people, (poorly) disguised as humans, try to serve them. It doesn't go well.
Extra features: INTERVIEW WITH JUDITH (MORTON) FRASIER and THEATRICAL TRAILER.
 
Episode 205- ROCKET ATTACK USA (with short: THE PHANTOM CREEPS PT 2)
Host: Joel
Episode info:

Short: (1939) A disguised Zorka, believed by everyone to be dead, arrives at the site of the plane crash and learns his wife has been killed. Despite the fact that he caused the crash, he blames his enemies and swears to avenge her death. The pilot of the plane survived the crash but was put into a coma by the exploding spider. Dr. Mallory concocts a formula to revive the pilot, but it fails. Guessing there is some missing ingredient to be found in Zorka’s lab, Mallory and military intelligence officer West go there, with reporter Jean Drew in tow. But Zorka beats them there, stocks up on supplies and escapes using his invisibility belt, though his assistant Monk is captured. West and Drew pursue him and find Zorka’s apparently abandoned car. After West gets into the car, the invisible Zorka knocks him out and releases the brakes. As Jean looks on in horror, the car with the unconscious West inside careens down a hill out of control.
Movie: (1961) The U.S. sends spies to the Soviet Union to learn about an imminent missile attack, while trying to play catch-up with its own missile program. But failure on both fronts leads to a terrible conclusion.

First shown: 10/27/90
Opening: Joel gives Tom a “haircut,” then shows him the product he’ll need to maintain it
Invention exchange: Joel has been working on a candy ribbon adding machine (Gypsy ate the Mexican jumping bean bag chair), while the Mads have invented water-polo foosball
Host segment 1: Joel explains The Charlie McCarthy hearings on un-American activities
Host segment 2: Joel is the host of a civil defense quiz show
Host segment 3: Joel’s Russian counterpart visits on the Hexfield
End: J&TB explain why they’re upset about the movie and read a letter; Frank suggests movies the Mads could send that wouldn’t be so bad
Stinger: “Help me!”

Short info: click here.
Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Crow and Tom are on a black and white 1950s New York street complete with a fallout shelter. Air raid sirens are blaring. From the left comes the blind "help me!" guy from the movie. Crow and Tom do, eventually dumping him inside the shelter. But the bots spend too much time about who should go next that the bomb goes off. They fail to duck and cover.
Extra features: LIFE AFTER MST3K: TRACE BEAULIEU.

Episode 523- VILLAGE OF THE GIANTS
Host: Mike
Episode info:

Movie: (1965) A boy genius invents a growth formula, which is ingested some trouble-making teens.

First shown: 1/22/94
Opening: M&tB are doing their quarterly workout
Intro: While Mike juices, Dr. F. downsizes TV’s Frank!
Host segment 1: Dr. F. interviews Torgo
Host segment 2: M&tB interview rough-looking Frank
Host segment 3: M&tB sing: “The Greatest Frank”
End: A letter to Frank, Frank gets his job back
Stinger: Tribute to Frank Zappa

Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: Crow and Tom are in the theater from the movie, auditioning giants. The curtain opens and two of the giant, curtain-clad girls from the movie dance as the bots react to the spectacle. 
Extra features: Interview with Joy Harmon and Theatrical Trailer.
Episode 804- THE DEADLY MANTIS
Host: Mike
Episode info:

Movie: (1957) A monstrous praying mantis is awakened from hibernation, and attacks the East Coast. Smug scientists are dispatched to stop it.

First shown: 2/22/97
Intro: Tom sets the rules for the SOL’s “business casual day”
Opening: The apes fix their mutant neighbors’ malfunctioning thermonuclear device; an alarmed Pearl skeedaddles
Host segment 1: The rumors of Pearl’s death are greatly exaggerated and she has a stowaway; Gypsy shakes her off their tail
Host segment 2: Mike searches for something good on the radio…and fails
Host segment 3: Tom hits something that really likes Crow!
End: Crow serves up juicy revenge, a letter from Dr. Peanut, a last word from Pearl
Stinger: The smarmy corporal out Donny Most-ing

Movie info: click here.
What you'll see: General Tom is in command as pilots Crow and Mike try to bring down the Mantis. Ultimately Tom has to shoot it down with a missile.
Extra features: INTRODUCTION BY MARY JO PEHL, CHASING ROSEBUD: THE CINEMATIC LIFE OF WILLIAM ALLAND and THEATRICAL TRAILER.

Next: Mystery Science Theater 3000: 25 Anniversary Edition, due out Nov. 26, 2013.

Volume will contain episodes 111- MOON ZERO TWO, 422- THE DAY THE EARTH FROZE (with short: HERE COMES THE CIRCUS), 802- THE LEECH WOMAN and909- GORGO .

Bonus features: Bonus DVD with "Mitchell" and "The Brain That Wouldn’t Die." A three-part documentary, "Return To Eden Prairie: 25 Years Of Mystery Science Theater 3000," "Ninth Wonder Of The World: The Making Of Gorgo (MST3K Edition)," "Last Flight Of Joel Robinson," "Life After MST3K: Mary Jo Pehl," "MST Hour wraps," "Leonard Maltin Explains Something," original trailers and 4 exclusive mini-posters by artist Steve Vance.


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