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, ...

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"


"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 108: "The Slime People", first broadcast 12/30/1989

The Short: "Radar Men from the moon", Chapter Six: "Hills of Death".   More nonsense with the Commando. Cliffhanger: Cody is knocked off a cliff!  (Of course, he's wearing his flying suit, so it's hard to work up a lot of concern.)

The Film: from 1964, Reptile people invade Los Angeles. An OK example of its type. Another movie monster that is stopped by sodium!

The Host Segments: Crow is a morning person. Joel and Servo are not.  Joel plays Find the Lady with the Bots. Joel invents Cartoon Eyes. the Mads have invented cotton candy that screams when you bite it.  Joel and the Bots put Commando Cody on trial.  Later, they discuss why the movie was made.  The Bots spread fog on the SOL. Joel makes a silicon diode pie. Gypsy eats it. The Mads are unimpressed by it all.

Rating: An OK episode.

Show 102: "The Robot vs. The Aztec Mummy", first broadcast 11/25/1989

The Short:  "Radar Men From the Moon" Chapter One: "Moon Rocket". Hostile moon men do some stuff.  Cliffhanger: Someone shoots at Cody. 

The Film: A Mexican film from 1959, the title pretty much says it all. This film is about 90% scenes of people sitting around delivering exposition.

The Host Segments: Joel invent the Airbag Helmet.  The Mads invent the Chalk Man. Demon Dogs are swarming the SOL.  Servo goes out to shoo them off. It doesn't go well.  Enoch, the king of the Demon Dogs, comes in to talk to Joel and the Bots. Gypsy attacks him. Crow goes out to shoo the Demon Dogs off. It doesn't go well.  A Demon Dog appears in the theater - they have invaded the SOL!   Joel and the Bots lure them away using a service pod like a tennis ball.

Rating: An OK episode.

Show 405: "Being From Another Planet", first broadcast 7/4/1992

The Film:   From 1982, nonsense about a space mummy, memorable only for being the debut film of Shari Belafonte. 

The Host Segments: Joel and the Bots play Twenty Questions. The Mads invent Tragic Moments Figurines, Joel and the Bota invent the Jack Palance Impersonator Kit.  Later, they discuss Billy Mumy.  Crow and Servo try to scare Joel with a haunted boiler room. The SOL is visited by the Fun-Time Holo-Clowns (Mike and Paul). Joel and the Bots invent the TV's Frank Shopping Network in another attempt to get down to Earth.

Rating: A so-so episode.

That finishes out Season Four.

Show 616: "Racket Girls", first broadcast 11/26/1994

The  Short: "Are You Ready for Marriage?" (1950) shows us two young dullards/lovers who are considering marriage. Possibly some valid points in here, but the presentation is risible.

The Film: From 1951, a film about women's wrestling and the mob.  Manages to make scantily-clad women grappling as unsexy as possible, especially when you consider that they could all be your great-aunts.

The Host Segments: Lisa Loeb (Bridget) visits the SOL.  She gets annoying real fast.  A family (Paul, Mary Jo, Patrick) wanders into Deep 13, causing Dr.F to have security concerns. Frank messes with him, as do Mike and the Bots.  Crow asks for Servo's hand in marriage. The Mads are scornful.  Crow has hired Jan in the Pan to be the dancer at his bachelor party.  The wedding dissolves into wrestling, both on the SOL and in Deep 13.  Mike and the Bots dress as wrestlers, while he reads a letter.  Lisa Loeb appears in Deep 13.

Favorite Lines:

  • "Welcome to 'as far as you're gonna get'."
  • "Bobby Orr's Electric Marriage - real marriage action!"
  • "I like to sleep with my head in a catcher's mitt."
  • "But never make light of 'boing', son."

Rating: A good episode.  The short is a classic  (for extra fun, imagine you favorite married couple as the young dullards/lovers) and the film riffing is pretty good, too..

That finishes up Season six. I've pretty munch gone through all the episodes I've got on tape. I'm looking elsewhere to find the remaining ones.

MST3K - The Home Game: "The Day the World Ended", first broadcast 2/25/1997

This was an episode designed to introduce the show to new viewers when it was new on the Sci-Fi Channel.  There were no comments from the regular cast - instead, viewers could post their own comments as they watched along.  Instead of host segments, the were little behind-the scenes inserts with the cast. 

The Film: from 1955, one of my favorite post-nuclear pictures. which manages to be both cheesy and scary. Features a young Mike "Touch" Connors as a cowardly hood.

Rating:  An interesting curiosity. The viewers' comments aren't especially funny. Proof, if any were needed, that what the writers did wasn't as easy as it might seem.


Show 113: "The Black Scorpion", first broadcast 2/3/1990

The Film:  From 1957, giant scorpions invade Mexico. An OK example of the 50's "big bug" movie.

The Hot Segments:  Joel and the Bot have a party.  The Mads have accidentally mutated themselves. Joel invents a giant party favor, which the Mads have copied. Joel and the Bots speak in  broken Spanish. It's mildly racist.  Gypsy is a giant scorpion. Crow and Servo are unimpressed. She attacks Servo.  Joel and the Bots pay tribute to Willis O'Brien. Joel reads some letters.

Favorite Line:  "By this time, my lungs were aching for air."  So, they used that before "Rocketship X-M"?  that's what I get for watching these out of order.

Rating: An OK episode.

Show 103: "The Mad Monster", first broadcast 12/2/1989

The Short:  "Radar Men from the Moon" Chapter Two: ""Molten Terror".   You know, a ray gun that takes twenty minutes to re-load after one shot isn't much use. Cliffhanger: Cody and pal are trapped by lava!

The Film: From 1942, a scientist turns his handyman into  a werewolf to prove a point to his colleagues. Mediocre.

The Host Segments;  Forrester and Ehrhardt discuss when they went mad. Joel invents Hell in a Handbag.  The Mads invent the Acetylene-Powered Thunder Lizard.  Servo come son to a blender.  Crow and Servo question whether werewolves eat their victims. Joel swaps Crow and Servo's heads. Joel and the Bots argue.  The Mads are upset that the scientist in the movie died.

Favorite Line:  "That felt good. Now I'm gonna go turn my daughter into a woodchuck."

Rating: Another OK episode.

Show 104: "Women of the Prehistoric Planet",  first broadcast 2/20/1990

The Film:  From 1996, a starship crashes on a primitive planet and encounters a heavy-handed metaphor for racism.  The film is nicely-shot,

The Host Segments:  Joel re-models the SP: to look like a talk show set.  The Mads invent Clay and Lar's Flesh Barn. Joel invents Toilet Paper in a Bottle.  Crow and Servo give Joel the "This Is Your Life" treatment. Joel brings a death satellite aboard the SOL. Joel works to disarm it.  It transforms Joel, Crow and Servo into Isaac Asimov. Joel reads some letters. 

Favorite Line: "Hi-Keeba!"  (First use of this.)

Rating:  An OK episode.

Show 112: "Untamed Youth", first broadcast 1/27/1990

The Film: From 1957, Mamie Van Doren and Lori Nelson star as hitchhiking sisters who get busted for vagrancy and are sentenced to 30 days on a corrupt cotton farm.  Mamie's "talents" are on display here as she sings several times.  OK if you like odd little exploitation pictures.

The Host Segments:  Servo has a magnetic tapeworm. Joel invents the Never-Light Pipe. The  Mads invent Tongue Puppets, which sounds like something someone must have done in real life at some point.

Joel and the Bots celebrate "Greg Brady - An American Legacy." Crow flashes back to Joel tinkering with gypsy so they can see inside her brain. Gypsy fills the SOL with cotton. Crow and Servo ask Joel about the goofy guy in the film. Joel reads some letters.  

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

That finishes up Season One. those were better than I'd been led to expect. As far as I can tell, I've got one left from Season Five, and four left from Season Ten, plus a few odds and ends.

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