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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Show 812: "The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies", first broadcast 6/14/1997

The Film:  From 1964, this is the story of a low-life who goes to the sleaziest carnival and is hypnotized by a fortune teller into killing people she disapproves of.  An odd, badly-shot picture.  Not very good.

The Host Segments:  Mike, Crow and Servo do some walkathon jokes.  Pearl is driving the Space Children home.  Left behind, Bob and Observer begin quarreling immediately.  Crow and Servo do a fake fortune telling routine to scam Mike out of fifty cents.  The Nanites give Crow, Servo and Mike big hair.  Crow hires Ortega to cater a movie break. Mike is revolted. (Ortega turned up a couple of times as a guest character. I think they may have had an idea of using Ortega as a new "Torgo", but it didn't really work, in my opinion.) Mike rides Crow and Servo's roller coaster. It doesn't go well.  Pearl returns the Space Children to their parents.

Rating: An OK episode. The film is so-so, but the host segments are pretty good.

Coming up:

"Teenage Strangler"

"Village of the Giants"

"The Brute Man"

"I Accuse My Parents"

"Tormented"

"Fire Maidens of Outer Space"

"City Limits"

Show 514: "Teenage Strangler", first broadcast 11/7/1993

The Short: The short is "Is This Love?" from 1957, in which a young college elopes with her boyfriend, and which all the sensible people are against.  Amusing, in a weird 50's sort of way.

The Film:  From 1964, teens are accused of murder, but are eventually cleared after not doing much.  Features Mikey, the world's wimpiest kid brother!  "And he didn't steal no bike, neither!"

The Host Segments:  Mike tries to call his grandma, but gets her machine.  Doctor F invents the Frank-N-Forcer.  The Bots invent the Waiter Baiter.  Mike and the Bots discuss showbiz romances.  Crow and Servo start to "rumble". Mike tries to "rap" with them.  Crow and Servo turn Mike into Mikey, the kid from the movie. Mike sings the Janitor Song.  In Deep 13, Frank has been ill.

Rating:  An OK episode.

Thoughts While Watching Old Comedy Central Ads:  

Remember Laura Kightlinger?  Yeah, me neither.

Next up: "Village of the Giants"

Show 523: "Village of the Giants", first broadcast 1/22/1994

The Film:  This is a Bert I. Gordon effort from 1965.  Boy genius Ronny Howard invents a substance that makes whatever eats grow large. Rebellious teens led by Beau Bridges ingest it and then take over a town, leaving it up to good teen Tommy Kirk to deal with them.  Extraordinarily lame film. Young people as if written by someone who'd never met anyone under fifty. Even the half-dressed nubile young women manage not to be appealing.

The Host Segments: Mike, Crow and Servo work out.  Mike makes unappealing juices. Dr. F fires Frank.  Frank lounges around Deep 13, not looking for work.  Dr. F hires Torgo to replace Frank.  Mike, Servo and Crow interview Frank so that he can claim he's been looking for work.  Frank prepares to leave Deep 13. Mike,Crow and Servo sing "Let Me Be Frank About Frank". Frank determines to stay and fight for his job. Frank tricks Torgo into doing something unspeakable to Dr. F, thus getting his job back.

Note: Instead of a stinger at the end, we get a memoriam to Frank Zappa, who died shortly before this episode was first broadcast.

Rating:  An OK episode.

Show 702: "The Brute Man", first broadcast 2/10/1996

The Short: From 1948, we get "The Chicken of Tomorrow", a look at chicken farming.  Interesting, assuming you want to know what chicken farming was like in 1948.

The Film: From 1946, this film features the acromegalic Rondo Hatton as a former BMOC, seeking revenge on those who wronged him, and romance with a blind piano teacher.  Odd, dingy little picture.  

The Host Segments: Servo is buying a duplex. Pearl has a date with the oily Sandy (Paul Chaplin). She leaves Crow in charge.  Servo is in a giant egg. Mike drops it. Mike tries to call one of his old girl friends for help. It doesn't go well.  Crow sings "Hang Down Your Head, Tom Dewey".  Servo is the worst landlord ever. Dr. F turns Sandy into the Chicken of Tomorrow.

Rating: A so-so episode.  In general I wasn't wild about the seventh season, as I felt the dynamic between Pearl and Clayton weakened Clayton as a character without really establishing Pearl much,   Pearl never really became an interesting character until after Clayton was gone.

Show 507: "I Accuse My Parents", first broadcast 9/4/1993

The Short: "The  Truck Farmer" (1954) is a basic look at truck farming, which seems to involve fewer trucks than I would have thought.

The Film: From 1944.  Young Jimmy's parents are abusive drunks, which sends him on a somewhat improbable downslide from lying on an essay contest to working for a local crime boss, before being turned around by a saintly fry cook.

The Host Segments: servo has himself painted "naked", and thinks that makes him a "real, live boy".  The Mads invent the Cake 'N' Shake, and Joel and the Bots invent the Junk Drawer Organizer.  Joel has the Bots draw pictures of their idealized families as art therapy.  Gypsy lip-synchs to "Are You Happy In your Work?"  Joel, Crow and Servo discuss the roots of Jimmy's illness. Crow and Servo hold up Joel for a hamburger and french fries.  The Mads dig a dancer (Bradley J. Keely) out of Frank's cake.

Rating: Another OK episode.

That's Johnny Crawford of The Riffleman that ends up hanging onto the one giantess during the crazy dance they did. Many years later he turned up on Evira's Movie Macabre when she aired the film, giving her some of the "goo", causing her to grow into a giantess. As the show ends he cries out for her not to worry, he's coming up to save her. He throws his lasso around her and they cut to him hanging onto her in the exact same way while the dance music plays again. For many years when they'd show this movie they would always cut out the final scene at the end where a deep voice asks the fleeing troublemakers if the town up ahead is where the goo is. As they watch in surprise several dwarves walk past them, obviously hoping the goo will make them tall. This scene made no sense since it had just happened, there was no time for people to find out about it and travel (on foot yet) to the town, and of course Ron Howard had failed to figure out how to make any more so he couldn't help them anyway. (He did on the other hand make a weird creature that promptly dragged itself down the drain, causing him to mutter he'd have to remember how he made that. So a sequel was possible, since he'd made an apparently living creature that was now in the sewere, and was thinking of making more.) Beau Bridges proves to be the world's worst dancer.
 
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Show 523: "Village of the Giants", first broadcast 1/22/1994

The Film:  This is a Bert I. Gordon effort from 1965.  Boy genius Ronny Howard invents a substance that makes whatever eats grow large. Rebellious teens led by Beau Bridges ingest it and then take over a town, leaving it up to good teen Tommy Kirk to deal with them.  Extraordinarily lame film. Young people as if written by someone who'd never met anyone under fifty. Even the half-dressed nubile young women manage not to be appealing.

The Host Segments: Mike, Crow and Servo work out.  Mike makes unappealing juices. Dr. F fires Frank.  Frank lounges around Deep 13, not looking for work.  Dr. F hires Torgo to replace Frank.  Mike, Servo and Crow interview Frank so that he can claim he's been looking for work.  Frank prepares to leave Deep 13. Mike,Crow and Servo sing "Let Me Be Frank About Frank". Frank determines to stay and fight for his job. Frank tricks Torgo into doing something unspeakable to Dr. F, thus getting his job back.

Note: Instead of a stinger at the end, we get a memoriam to Frank Zappa, who died shortly before this episode was first broadcast.

Rating:  An OK episode.

Show 414: "Tormented", first broadcast 9/26/1992

The Film: From 1960, this is the story of a jazz pianist who is haunted by the ghost of his ex-girlfriend that he sort of dropped off a lighthouse.  Pretty dark stuff. I feel especially bad for the little girl in this picture, who sees all sorts of traumatizing stuff.

The Host Segments: Crow and Servo hide in a ventilation duct.  Joel and the Bots invent the Aunt Catherine Wheel, a See-and-Say for your family. ("Uncle Carl says, 'Go get Uncle Carl another beer'.")  Joel gets stuck in the ceiling. Crow and Servo try to blackmail him.  Joel, Crow and Servo talk about which pop singers they'd like to throw off a lighthouse.  Crow and Servo are disembodied heads. Joel is unimpressed.  Joel, Crow and Servo react negatively to the film, and then sing a happy song.Frank sings along. Doctor F drops a grenade next to him.

Rating: Kind of a dark episode. It's not all sunshine and flowers on the SOL.

Show 416: "Fire Maidens of Outer Space", first broadcast 11/26/1992

The Film: From 1956, this tells of a space expedition to a planet largely populated by nubile young women.  It's about what you would expect.

The Host Segments: Joel critiques Crow and Servo's posture, then leads them away to prepare for the experiment.  Once they're gone, a mysterious, all-black duplicate of Crow (Jef Maynard) attacks Cambot to Magic Voice's horror. Crow subsequently introduces his double to the others as "Timmy", the new friend that he wished for.  The Mads invent the Big Checkbook for those big checks that you see at charity events. Joel and the Bots invent the Nike Air Chalada.  Joel explains how anything can be a double entendre if you say it the right way. Timmy makes evil suggestions to Crow.  Timmy surreptitiously pushes Crow into Joel, earning Crow a time-out. Joel explains the SOL's controller. Timmy messes with it. Timmy attacks Servo in the theater, leading to a fight on the bridge.  Joel tosses Timmy out into space. Joel, Servo and Crow talk about the film. Timmy is in Deep 13, where he bites Frank.

Rating: A pretty good episode.  The film is forgettable, but the host segments are quite memorable. Timmy manages to be genuinely creepy, sort of an embodiment of Crow's own inner darkness that he somehow summoned up.

Show 403: "City Limits", first broadcast 6/20/1992

The  Film: Another amateur hour post-apocalyptic film. This one's from 1985, the year I graduated from college, and I swear to you, my college buddies and I could've made a better picture.  Apparently, after the apocalypse, everyone will ride around on motorcycles and fight pointless, confusing battles. Features James Earl Jones, Rae Dawn Chong, Kim Cattrall and Robbie Benson.  

The Host Segments: Crow and Servo drop ping pong balls on Joel à la  Mister Moose.  Joel is unimpressed.  Joel and the Bots invent Mister Meat & Potato Head. The Mads invent a Tupperware container to keep pop star - in this case, Morrissey (Mike Nelson) - fresh. Crow sings a love song to Kim Cattrall. Then he, Joel, Gypsy and Servo act out a scene from "Mannequin".  Joel, Crow and Servo spend two segments making up their own super-heroes. Joel, Crow and Servo play the City Limits Trivia Game.  It doesn't go well.  In Deep 13, Morrissey pays unwelcome attention to Dr. F.

Rating:  An OK episode. Mildly amusing.

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