OK, I'll be handling this one a little differently than some of the other TV series I've re-watched. I don't own every episode of this, and what I do own isn't in broadcast order, so I'll be watching them as I find them, and updating this initial post as to where they sit in the show's history.

Season One

Show 101: "The Crawling Eye" (11/18/1989)

Show 102: "The Robot vs. The Aztec Mummy" (11/25/1989)

Show 103: "The Mad Monster" (12/2/1989)

Show 104: "Women of the Prehistoric Planet" (2/20/1990)

Show 105: "The Corpse Vanishes" (12/9/1989)

Show 106: "The Crawling Hand" (12/16/1989)

Show 107: "Robot Monster" (12/23/1989)

Show 108: "The Slime People" (12/30/1989)

Show 109: "Project Moonbase" (1/6/1990)

Show 110: "Robot Holocaust" (1/13/1990)

Show 111: "Moon Zero Two" (1/20/1990)

Show 112: "Untamed Youth" (1/27/1990)

Show 113: "The Black Scorpion" (2/3/1990)

Season Two

Show 201: "Rocketship X-M" (9/22/1990)

Show 202: "The Sidehackers" (9/29/1990)

Show 203: "Jungle Goddess" (10/6/1990)

Show 204: "Catalina Caper" (10/13/1990)

Show 205: "Rocket Attack U.S.A." (10/27/1990)

Show 206: "Ring of Terror" (11/3/1990)

Show 207: "Wild Rebels" (11/17/1990)

Show 208: "The Lost Continent" (11/24/1990)

Show 209: The Hellcats" (12/8/1990)

Show 210: "King Dinosaur" (12/22/1990)

Show 211: "First Spaceship On Venus" (12/29/1990)

Show 212: "Godzilla vs. Megalon" (1/19/1991)

Show 213: "Godzilla vs. The Sea Monster" (2/2/1991)

Season Three

Show 301: "Cave Dwellers" (6/1/1991)

Show 302: "Gamera" (6/8/1991)

Show 303: "Pod People" (6/15/1991)

Show 304: "Gamera vs. Barugon" (6/22/1991)

Show 305: "Stranded in Space" (6/29/1991)

Show 306: "Time of the Apes" (7/13/1991)

Show 307: "Daddy-O"  (7/20/1991)

Show 308: "Gamera vs. Gaos" (7/27/1991)

Show 309: "The Amazing Colossal Man" (8/3/1991)

Show 310: "Fugitive Alien" (8/17/1991)

Show 311: "It Conquered The World" (8/24/1991)

Show 312: "Gamera vs. Guiron" (9/7/1991)

Show 313: "Earth vs. the Spider" (9/14/1991)

Show 314: "Mighty Jack" (9/21/1991)

Show 315: "Teenage Caveman" (11/9/1991)

Show 316: "Gamera vs. Zigra" (10/19/1991)

Show 317: "The Viking Women and the Sea Serpent" (10/26/1991)

Show 318: "Star Force: Fugitive Alien II" (11/16/1991)

Show 319: "War of the Colossal Beast" (11/30/1991)

Show 320: "The Unearthly" (12/14/1991)

Show 321: "Santa Claus Conquers The Martians" (12/21/1991)

Show 322: "Master Ninja I" (1/11/1992)

Show 323: "The Castle of Fu Manchu" (1/18/1992)

Show 324: "Master Ninja II" (1/25/1992)

Season Four

Show 401: "Space Travelers" (6/6/1992)

Show 402: "The Giant Gila Monster" (6/13/1992)

Show 403: "City Limits" (6/20/1992)

Show 404: "Teenagers From Outer Space" (6/27/1992)

Show 405: "Being From Another Planet"  (7/4/1992)

Show 406: "Attack of the Giant Leeches" (7/18/1992)

Show 407: "The Killer Shrews" (7/25/1992)

Show 408: "Hercules Unchained" (8/1/1992)

Show 409: "The Indestructible Man" (8/15/1992)

Show 410: "Hercules Against The Moon Men" (8/22/1992)

Show 411: "The Magic Sword" (8/29/1992)

Show 412: "Hercules and the Captive Women" (9/12/1992)

Show 413: "Manhunt in Space" (9/19/1992)

Show 414: "Tormented" (9/26/1992)

Special:  "This is MST3K" (11/14/1992)

Show 415: "The Beatniks" (11/25/1992)

Show 416: "Fire Maidens of Outer Space" (11/26/1992)

Show 417: "Crash of the Moons" (11/28/1992)

Show 418: "Attack of the Eye Creatures" (12/5/1992)

Show 419: "The Rebel Set" (12/12/1992)

Show 420: "The Human Duplicators" (12/26/1992)

Show 421: "Monster-A-Go-Go" (1/9/1993)

Show 422: "The Day The Earth Froze" (1/16/1993)

Show 423: "Bride of the Monster" (1/23/1993)

Show 424: "'Manos': The Hands of Fate" (1/30/1993)

Season Five

Show 501: "Warrior of the Lost World" (7/24/1993)

Show 502: "Hercules" (7/17/1993)

Show 503: "Swamp Diamonds" (7/31/1993)

Show 504: "Secret Agent Super Dragon" (8/7/1993)

Show 505: "The Magic Voyage of Sinbad" (8/14/1993)

Show 506; "Eegah" (8/28/1993)

Show 507: "I Accuse My Parents" (9/4/1993)

Show 508: "Operation Double 007" (9/11/1993)

Show 509: "The Girl in Lover's Lane" (9/18/1993)

Show 510: "The Painted Hills" (9/26/1993)

Show 511: "Gunslinger" (10/9/1993)

Show 512: "Mitchell" (10/23/1993)

Show 513: "The Brain That Wouldn't Die" (10/30/1993)

Show 514: "Teenage Strangler" (11/7/1993)

Show 515: "The Wild, Wild World of Batwoman" (11/13/1993)

Show 516: "Alien from L.A." (11/20/1993)

Show 517:  "Beginning of the End"  (11/25/1993)

Show 518: "The Atomic Brain" (12/4/1993)

Show 519: "Outlaw" (12/11/1993)

Show 520: "Radar Secret Service" (12/18/1993)

Show 521: "Santa Claus" (12/24/1993)

Show 522: "Teenage Crime Wave" (1/15/1995)

Show 523: "Village of the Giants" (1/22/1994)

Show 524: "12 To The Moon" (2/5/1994)

Season Six

Show 601: "Girls Town" (7/16/1994)

Show 602:"Invasion USA" (7/23/1994)

Show 603: "The Dead Talk Back" (7/30/1994)

Show 604: "Zombie Nightmare" (11/24/1994)

Show 605: "Colossus and the Headhunters" (8/20/1994)

Show 606: "The Creeping Terror" (9/17/1994)

Show 607: "Bloodlust!" (9/3/1994)

Show 608: "Code Name: Diamond Head" (10/1/1994)

Show 609: "The Skydivers" (8/27/1994)

Show 610: "The Violent Years" (10/8/1994)

Show 611: "Last of the Wild Horses" (10/15/1994)

Show 612: "The Starfighters" (10/29/1994)

Show 613: "The Sinister Urge" (11/5/1994)

Show 614:  "San Francisco International" (11/19/1994)

Show 615: "Kitten With A Whip" (11/23/1994)

Show 616: "Racket Girls" (11/26/1994)

Show 617: "The Sword and the Dragon" (12/3/1994)

Show 618: "High School Big Shot" (12/10/1994)

Show 619: "Red Zone Cuba" (12/17/1994)

Show 620: "Danger!! Death Ray" (1/7/1995)

Show 621: "The Beast of Yucca Flats" (1/21/1995)

Show 622: "Angel's Revenge" (3/11/1995)

Show 623: "The Amazing Transparent Man" (3/18/1995)

Show 624: "Samson vs. The Vampire Women" (3/25/1995)

Season Seven

Show 701 (and 701T): "Night of the Blood Beast" (11/23/1995) 701T, (2/3/1996) 701

Show 702: "The Brute Man" (2/10/1996)

Show 703: "Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell" (2/17/1996)

Show 704 "The Incredible Melting Man" (2/24/1996)

Show 705: "Escape 2000" (3/2/1996)

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie -  "This Island Earth"  (4/19/1996)

Show 706: "Laserblast" (5/18/1996)

Unproduced CD-ROM: "Assignment: Venezuela"

Miscellany

"MST Poopie!"

"The MST Scrapbook"

Season Eight

Show 801: "Revenge of the Creature" (2/1/1997)

Show 802: "The Leech Woman" (2/8/1997)

Show 803: "The Mole People" (2/15/1997)

Show 804: "The Deadly Mantis" (2/22/1997)

MST3K - The Home Game: "The Day the World Ended" (2/25/1997)

Show 805: "The Thing That Couldn't Die" (3/1/1997)

Show 806 "The Undead" (3/8/1997)

Show 807: "Terror from the Year 5000" (3/15/1997)

Show 808: "The She-Creature" (4/5/1997)

Show 809: "I was a Teenage Werewolf" (4/19/1997)

Show 810: "The Giant Spider Invasion" (5/21/1997)

Show 811: "Parts - The Clonus Horror" (6/7/1997)

Show 812: "The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and ...

Show 813: "Jack Frost" (7/12/1997)

Show 814: "Riding With Death" (7/19/1997)

Show 815: "Agent for H.A.R.M." (8/2/1997)

Special: "The Making of Mystery Science Theater  3000" (8/15/1997)

Show 816: "Prince of Space" (8/16/1997)

Special: "First Annual Mystery Science Theater 3000 Summer Blockbuster Review" (9/2/1997)

Show 817: "The Horror of Party Beach" (9/6/1997)

Show 818: "Devil Doll" (10/4/1997)

Show 819: "Invasion of the Neptune Men"  (10/11/1997)

Show 820: "Space Mutiny" (11/8/1997)

Show 821: "Time Chasers" (11/22/1997)

Show 822: "Overdrawn At The Memory Bank" (12/6/1997)

Miscellany: "MST Poopie! II"

Season Nine

Show 901: "The Projected Man" (3/14/1998)

Special: "Mystery Science Theater 3000 Academy of Robots' Choice Awards Preview Special"  (3/19/1998)

Show 902: "The Phantom Planet" (3/21/1998)

Show 903: "Puma Man" (4/4/1998)

Show 904: "Werewolf" (4/18/1998)

Show 905: "The Deadly Bees" (5/9/1998)

Show 906: "The Space Children" (6/13/1998)

Show 907: "Hobgoblins" (6/27/1998)

Show 908: "The Touch of Satan" (7/11/1998)

Show 909: "Gorgo" (7/18/1998)

Show 910: "The Final Sacrifice" (7/25/1998)

Show 911: "Devil Fish" (8/15/1998)

Show 912: "The  Screaming Skull" (8/29/1998)

Special: "Second Annual Mystery Science Theater 3000 Summer Blockbuster Review" (9/4/1998)

Show 913: "Quest of the Delta Knights" (9/26/1998)

Season Ten

Show 1001: "Soultaker" (4/11/1999)

Show 1002: "Girl in Gold Boots" (4/18/1999)

Show 1003: "Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders" (9/12/1999)

Show 1004: "Future War" (4/25/1999)

Show 1005: "The Blood Waters of Dr. Z" (5/2/1999

Show 1006: "Boggy Creek II: And The Legend Continues" (5/9/1999)

Show 1007: "Track of the Moon Beast" (6/13/1999)

Show 1008: "Final Justice" (6/20/1999)

Show 1009: "Hamlet" (6/27/1999)

Show 1010: "It Lives By Night" (7/18/1999)

Show 1011: "Horrors of Spider Island" (7/25/1999)

Show 1012: "Squirm" (8/1/1999)

Show 1013: "Diabolik" (8/8/1999)

Miscellany: "The Last Dance-RAW"

Season Eleven

Show 1101: "Reptilicus" (4/14/2017)

Show 1102: "Cry Wilderness" (4/14/2017)

Show 1103: "The Time Travelers" (4/14/2017)

Show 1104: "Avalanche" (4/14/2017)

Show 1105: "The Beast of Hollow Mountain" (4/14/2017)

Show 1106: "Starcrash" (4/14/2017)

Show 1107:  "The Land That Time Forgot" (4/14/2017) 

Show 1108: "The Loves of Hercules",  first broadcast 4/14/2017

Show 1109: "Yongary",  first broadcast 4/14/2017

Show 1110: "Wizards of the Lost Kingdom",  first broadcast 4/14/2017

Show 1111: "Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II",  first broadcast 4/14/2017

Show 1112: "Carnival Magic",  first broadcast 4/14/2017

Show 1113: "The Christmas That Almost Wasn't",  first broadcast 4/1...

Show 1114: "At the Earth's Core",  first broadcast 4/14/2017

Season Twelve "The Gauntlet"

Show 1201: "Mac and Me" , first broadcast 11/22/2018

Show 1202: "Atlantic Rim", first broadcast 11/22/2018

Show 1203: "Lords of the Deep", first broadcast 11/22/2018

Show 1204: "The Day Time Ended", first broadcast 11/22/2018

Show 1205: "Killer Fish", first broadcast 11/22/2018

Show 1206: "Ator the Fighting Eagle", first broadcast 11/22/2018

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Next up: "The Creeping Terror"

Show 606: "The Creeping Terror", first broadcast 9/17/1994

The Film: From 1964, this is a low-budget alien invasion movie. Apparently most of the dialogue tracks were lost, so that the film consists largely of stilted narration.  The monster in this is extremely goofy.

The Host Segments: Security guard Servo makes Mike sign in. The Mads are sorting their laundry.  Dr. F sets out that you can't be in a coffee shop and not be pretentious. Mike and the Bots raise the flag of the SOL. Later, they parody "Love, American Style". Mike listens to music from the movie on his stereo system.  Gypsy swallows Servo and Mike reads some letters.  Dr. F puts Frank's head through a wringer.

Favorite Lines:

  • "Ben never asked Martin another question."
  • "At this point, the director attempted an arty sort of shot."
  • "Well, you see, when a monster and a small car love each other very much..."

Rating: A fairly amusing episode. One of my favorites.  A mixture of good riffing and funny host segments.

Show 415: "The Beatniks", first broadcast 11/25/1992

The Short: Another old episode of "General Hospital", in which an engagement party is awkward.

The Film: From 1960, this is the story of a young punk who gets a shot at a music career, but has trouble escaping the influence of his low-life friends. Written and directed by Paul Frees!  A so-so melodrama. Contains the line "Shut up, Iris!" which would be used many times over the years. 

The Host Segments: Joel plays sadistic Rock-Paper-Scissors with Crow and Servo.  Gypsy saves them.  The Mads invent Good Luck troll Costumes. Joel invents Pocket Pool.  Joel and the Bots question the authenticity of the Beatniks in the film and discuss signs that you're not a beatnik. The Bots have a slumber party and are all gaga over Tony Travis.  Joel has his number, so they call him, and he turns out to be a disappointment. Joel and the Bots enact the meteoric rise and fall of singing sensation Tom Servo.  Hoodlum Crow (rubber) knifes Servo.

Rating: An OK episode.

Show 1007: "Track of the Moon Beast", first broadcast 6/13/1999

The Film: From 1976, the story of a guy who becomes a were-lizard.  Badly-made nonsense.

The Host Segments: Crow and Servo have acquired an onions blossomer. Pearl has hooked up a remote control to Bobo's brain. The Bots re-enact a scene from the movie. Mike ignores them.  Mike narrates "The Band That Played California Lady".  Crow and Servo spy on Mike's naptime. Servo accidentally shoots a satellite. Its mother comes to pick it up.  Pearl messes with Bobo and Observer's brains.

Rating: Yet another OK episode.

Written by Bill Finger.

...The pop-folk singer Roger Whittaker was a character in this one ???



The Baron said:

Show 903: "Puma Man", first broadcast 4/4/1998

The Film: From 1980, this is possibly the worst super-hero film ever. Donald Pleasence is the villain. Was he desperate for cash in those days, is that what was going on?

The Host Segments:  Servo has Short Man's disease.  Pearl is holding a ball, but no one shows up because they're all watching "Sliders" with Observer.  Mike gets a new haircut, with bad results.  Crow and Servo designate Mike as Coatimundi Man.  He is underwhelmed.  Crow and Servo take control of Roger Whittaker.  Crow quits, but comes right back. Roger Whittaker (Kevin Murphy) shows up at Pearl's ball.

Rating: A mildly amusing episode.

Show 807: "Terror from the Year 5000", first broadcast 3/15/1997

The Film:  From 1958. Scientists experimenting with a time scoop bring back a woman from a post-nuclear future. Salome Jens, who would later play the head changeling on "Deep Space Nine", plays the eponymous terror. Not that bad of a picture, actually.  

The Host Segments:  Servo is obsessed with comfort rating things.  This is one of the episodes when they were visiting the planet of the Observers (Mike,Bill, Paul).  They force Pearl and Bobo to fight to the death. Their power doesn't seem to work on Mike and the Bots, who beat up an Observer (Paul) who visits them.  The Observers send Mike and the Bots some of their food pills.  Mike has the Nanites whip up a time machine. He is afraid to use it, so he sends Crow back. Crow spends eleven years living with Mike's family.  The Observers sing "When I Held Your Brain in My Arms".   Mike sets Crow up on a blind date with the Terror from the Year 5000 (Beez McKeever).  Pearl refuses to kill Bobo.  the Observers decide to dissect them.

Favorite Lines:

  • "Remember, when making a dramatic film, be sure to use genuine actors."
  • "Now we get to watch people watching a movie? what's that all about?" 

Rating:  A pretty good episode, with some fun host segments.



Emerkeith Davyjack said:

...The pop-folk singer Roger Whittaker was a character in this one ???

Not in the movie. The Bots just happened to pick on him for some reason.

Show 814: "Riding With Death", first broadcast 7/19/1997

The Film: From 1976, this is two episodes of the show "Gemini Man" strung together.  Forgettable 70's TV.  

The Host Segments: Mike cooks up some Japanese cuisine.  Pearl, Bobo and Observer are under enemy fire. Mike destroys the planet with a baking soda bomb.   Servo sings a  song about the 70's (AD 70 - 79). Servo is a trucker. Crow is Turkey Volume Guessing Man.  Mike and the Bots parody the characters from the movie.  Pearl awards herself medals.

Rating: An OK episode.

Show 804: "The Deadly Mantis", first broadcast 2/22/1997

The Film:  From 1957, a giant mantis appears, and begins annoying people.  A serviceable 50's big bug movie.

The Host Segments: Servo declares Business Casual Day on the SOL.  The Apes are visited by their neighbors the Bomb Mutants (Paul, Bill, Beez), and try to help them activate their bomb.  Mike unthinkingly helps them do so, and the Earth is destroyed.  Mike and the Bots hold a wake for Pearl, but find that she and Bobo are alive and in hot pursuit. As they flee Pearl, Mike and the Bots can only find country music on the radio,  Servo hits a space creature, which tries to eat Crow.  Crow later makes the  creature into a meat loaf.  They get a letter from Peanut, who was thrown back in time by the blast to 2112, where he marries one of Mike's descendants.  Pearl and Bobo are still pursuing them.

Favorite Line:  "Foghat, Law-giver?"

Rating:  A fun episode. One of my favorites of this era.

Next: "The Thing that Couldn't Die"

Coming Up (Assuming the tapes still work,and not necessarily in this order)

"The Crawling Hand"

"Radar Secret Service"

"Earth Vs. The Spider"

"The Unearthly"

"Warrior of the Lost World"

""The Sidehackers"

"Jungle Goddess"

"The Amazing Colossal Man"

"War of the Colossal Beast" 

"Outlaw"

"The Hellcats"

""Girls' Town"

"The Undead"

"The Skydivers"

"The Wild,Wild World of Batwoman"

"The Starfighters"

"The Sinister Urge"

"The Human Duplicators"

"Monster A-Go-Go"

"Quest of the Delta Knights"

"Invasion of the Neptune Men"

"The Painted Hills"

"The She-Creature"

"I Was A Teenage Werewolf"

"The Giant Spider Invasion"

"Being From Another Planet"

"Racket Girls"

"The Atomic Brain"

"Space Travelers"

"The Dead Talk Back"

"The Giant Gila Monster"

"The Indestructible Man"

"The Rebel Set"

"Invasion USA"

"Pod People"

"Hercules"

"The Violent Years"

"Secret Agent Super Dragon"

"The Deadly Bees"

"Ring of Terror"

"Wild Rebels"

"Robot Vs. The Aztec Mummy"

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