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Air Date: November 24th, 1988

Network: Comedy Central

Series Summary
A mad scientist forces the host and his robot pals to watch "B" movies.

Rating: TVPG

Genres: Comedy, Science fiction

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  • By the time Oswalt presses “the button” and the new orchestral version of the end-credits music plays, it's impossible not to give into the energy and love that went into recreating this strange, vital, and adorable piece of pop-culture history. Show More

  • It’s enriched by some knowledge of the original series, especially in the host and introductory segments, but once we get into the actual riffing most of that becomes incidental. For new viewers, this will be a great introduction to a beloved property. For the experienced among us, it’s like MST3K never left. Show More

  • With 14 new episodes--the third of which is MST3K’s 200th overall--there are bound to be both hits and misses. And sure enough, once the initial excitement of recognizing the familiar format and bad movies we love has worn off, the differences begin to peek through. Show More

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Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program