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 315: "Teenage Caveman", first broadcast 11/9/1991

The Shorts: Two shorts in this episode. The first is "Aquatic Wizards" (1955), a quick look at the joys of water-skiing.  Was water-skiing a new thing back then, that they had to make a film describing it to people?

The second is "Catching Trouble" (1936), in which Ross Allen and his faithful Indian companion capture wild animals, much to the animals' apparent distress. This would make a good recruiting film for PETA.

The Film: From 1958, this features then 26 year-old Robert Vaughn as the titular troglodyte who questions the Word and the Law, and Frank De Kova (later the chief of the Hekawi on "F Troop") as his reactionary opponent, Also featuring the monster suit from "Night of the Blood Beast" as the God That Gives Death With Its Touch.  I enjoyed this picture when I was eight, being suitably impressed by the big reveal that they weren't prehistoric cavemen, but descendants of the survivors of a nuclear war.

The Host Segments:  Joel , Crow and Servo are bored on a rainy day. They invent Rainy Day Ipecacs. The Mads argue over who gets to present their invention. Violence ensues. Joel, Crow and Servo parody "Catching Trouble" as they hunt Ross Allen.  Frank and Dr. F have one of my all-time favorite comic fight scenes.  Joel, Crow and Servo talk about how people have always resisted change. Crow and Servo are the only survivors of a movie-watching experiment.  Frank and Forrester have a "General Foods International Coffee Moment".

Rating:  A pretty good episode. A fun film, fun shorts, and one of my all-time favorite host segments.

Oldies station called Rocket has announced they're going to show MST3000 on the weekends.



Ronald Morgan said:

Oldies station called Rocket has announced they're going to show MST3000 on the weekends.

Interesting. Never heard of Rocket.

Show 622: "Angel's Revenge", first broadcast 3/11/1995

The Film:  From 1979, this is a really badly-made "Charlie's Angels" rip-off.  Featuring Jim Backus, Pat Buttram, Alan Hale Jr., Arthur Godfrey, Peter Lawford and Jack Palance, all of whom were presumably desperate for money, if they agreed to appear in this nonsense. Backus' performance is particularly embarrassing. As Crow put it, "This is the first movie Jim Backus made after he died." It certainly feels like it.

The Host Segments:  Crow has amnesia.  Mike hits him on the head.  The Mads dress up as their favorite 70's relief pitchers, Rollie Fingers and Tug McGraw.  They then turn Mike, Crow and Servo into the cast of "Renegade".  Crow writes a blaxploitation script. It doesn't go over well.  Mike is the Fonz. Crow and Servo fire a cannon at him. Aaron Spelling's house passes the SOL.  Servo invents the Shame-O- Meter.  The Mads are dressed as Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King.

Favorite Line: "By this time my lungs were aching for booze."

Rating: An OK episode. The 1970's were a strange and terrible time.

Next: "The Amazing Transparent Man"

Show 623: "The Amazing Transparent Man", first broadcast 3/18/1995

The Short: "The Days of Our Years" (1955) is a really depressing short produced by Union Pacific Railroad, in which the Reverend of Doom inveighs against carelessness leading to industrial accidents. Dark, unhappy stuff.

The Film: From 1960. a rogue military officer makes an escaped criminal invisible and uses him to commit crimes.  Not that bad of a picture. Kind of dark.

The Host Segments:  Crow is Servo's science project.  The Mads have started Auntie McFrank's Tangleberry Inn, hosting guests Barb and Ted (Mary Jo and Kevin).  Mike, Crow and Servo are recruited to be the "local color". They pose as rural defectives and frighten the guests away. Crow fails to learn a safety lesson. Frank doesn't get to see "Squanto" on his day off.  Mike has a little too much fun playing his electric organ.  Mike and the Bots discuss what they would do.  Dr. F and Auntie McFrank have dessert.

Favorite Line: "Remember to worship at the railroad of your choice."

Rating: Another OK episode.

Show 821: "Time Chasers", first broadcast 11/22/1997

The Film:  From 1994, an amateur hour time travel story.  You and your buddies could make a better picture using your phone camera.

The Host Segments: Crow and Servo do "Lost in Space" jokes. Mike chats with Pearl. Crow goes back to 1985 Wisconsin and tries to convince young Mike to take a different course in life and not end up on the SOL.  Crow convinces young Mike to quit his job at the dairy.  Returning to the SOL, Crow finds that Mike died young as a result of his advice, and his place on the SOL has been taken by Mike's abusive older brother Eddie.   Crow goes back to 1985 and convinces his younger self not to interfere in Mike's life, this restoring the timeline.  Observer goes a gag on the whole "local news obscuring the closing credits" thing.  Crow and Servo try to get Mike to say "Gilligan's Island". They fail. Mike and Pearl chat again , and she points out that there's still a Crow back in 1985 Wisconsin. We see that Crow working at the dairy.

Rating: A pretty good episode.  The movie isn't up to much, but the host segments are good. I like the time travel idea. 

Favorite Line: "Filmed in Vermont, the other, smaller Wisconsin."

Special: "The Making of Mystery Science Theater  3000", first broadcast 8/15/1997

A thirty minute look at the show's history and premise.  Some amusing bits where Mike and the Bots meta-comment on the behind-the-scenes stuff.

Next Up: "The Final Sacrifice"

Show 910: "The Final Sacrifice", first broadcast 7/25/1998

The Film: From 1990, a low-budget picture about a kid who comes into conflict with an ancient cult.  There is a character Zap Rowsdower, who became infamous among MSTies.

The Host Segments:  The power goes off in the SOL. Crow and Servo engage in inexpert looting.  Pearl tries to rule the world one person at a time. It doesn't go well.  Crow and Mike sing a song mocking Canadians, Servo takes it too far.  Everyone except Mike comes down with "hockey hair" Mike already had it back in the 80's.  Mike comes down with Grizzled Old Prospector Syndrome.  Crow and Servo form a cult. Pearl tries to take over a guy.

Rating: A fairly good episode.

Show 912: "The  Screaming Skull", first broadcast 8/29/1998

The Short:  "Robot Rumpus" (1956) is one of the earliest of the Gumby shorts. It's kind of odd.

The Film:  From 1958, a troubled young woman is convinced that she's being haunted by the ghost of her husband's first wife.  So-so melodrama.

The Host Segments:  Servo is a butterfly. Pearl and Company are dressed as penguins, but it's all a ruse.  Crow and Servo parody the Gumby short.  The  Bots try to scam a free coffin. Crow is the screaming skull, and Mike reacts hysterically. Tom's coffin arrives. Bobo is in an ape costume.

Rating: An OK episode. the film is forgettable , but the Gumby short is good, and Mike's reaction to Crow as the screaming skull is one of my all-time favorite bits.

Show 902: "The Phantom Planet",  first broadcast 3/21/1998

The Film: From 1961, a lost astronaut ends up on the planet of the little people. Typical cliche-ridden space adventure.

The Host Segments:  Mike, Crow and servo compete at Any Rooney impersonation.  Gypsy is fed up with all of them.  Pearl has purchased a Doomsday Machine, but par tof it was shipped to the SOL. Servo and Mike discuss the good and the beautiful. Mike is stuck outside the SOL. The Bots ignore him.  Pearl and Observer are spooked by Bobo.  Mike shows up Crow and Servo at  water glass music.  Crow is a Solarite. The failure of Pearl's Doomsday Machine has her down, but the arrival of a torch-bearing mob cheers her up.

Rating: Another OK episode.

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