List of Mystery Science Theater 3000 episodes

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Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) is an American television comedy series created by Joel Hodgson and produced by Best Brains, Inc. The show premiered on KTMA (now WUCW) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on November 24, 1988. It later aired on The Comedy Channel/Comedy Central for seven seasons until its cancellation in 1997. Thereafter, it was picked up by The Sci-Fi Channel and aired for three seasons until another cancellation in August 1999 (although repeats continued until 2004). A sixty-episode syndication package titled The Mystery Science Theater Hour was produced in 1995.

In 2015, Hodgson led a crowdfunded revival of the series with 14 episodes in its eleventh season which was released on Netflix. As of April 14, 2017, 211 episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000 have been released, concluding the eleventh season.[1] A feature film, titled Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie, was also released on April 19, 1996.

Series overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast airedNetwork
0S21November 24, 1988 (1988-11-24)May 28, 1989 (1989-05-28)KTMA-TV
113November 18, 1989 (1989-11-18)February 3, 1990 (1990-02-03)The Comedy Channel
213September 22, 1990 (1990-09-22)May 3, 1991 (1991-05-03)
324July 10, 1991 (1991-07-10)February 27, 1992 (1992-02-27)Comedy Central
424June 19, 1992 (1992-06-19)April 30, 1993 (1993-04-30)
524July 24, 1993 (1993-07-24)February 5, 1994 (1994-02-05)
624July 16, 1994 (1994-07-16)March 25, 1995 (1995-03-25)
76November 23, 1995 (1995-11-23)May 18, 1996 (1996-05-18)
FilmApril 16, 1996 (1996-04-16)N/A
822February 1, 1997 (1997-02-01)December 10, 1997 (1997-12-10)Sci-Fi
913March 14, 1998 (1998-03-14)September 26, 1998 (1998-09-26)
1013April 11, 1999 (1999-04-11)August 8, 1999 (1999-08-08)
1114April 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)Netflix

Episodes[edit]

Episodes are listed in production number order, not production order or air date order. The episode title is next, and if the original film title is different from the episode title, the former follows in parentheses. If the episode features any shorts, they are listed below. In the third column is the film's initial release year, a color/black & white notation, the production company (if known), and the country of origin. The last column shows the initial air date of the episode. Below this is a brief synopsis of the featured movie and shorts, with significant cast or character changes noted in italic.

KTMA-TV (1988–89)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
FilmFilm detailsOriginal air date
00The Green Slime1969, Color, Toei/MGM, JapanUnaired
A 15-minute presentation designed to sell the premise of the show.
11Invaders from the Deep1981, Color, Incorporated Television Company (ITC), UKNovember 24, 1988 (1988-11-24)
First aired episode. Crow T. Robot performed by Josh Weinstein (now J. Elvis Weinstein).
22Revenge of the Mysterons from Mars
(Captain Scarlet vs. the Mysterons)
1980, Color, Incorporated Television Company (ITC), UKNovember 24, 1988 (1988-11-24)
Crow T. Robot performed by Trace Beaulieu. First appearance of Tom Servo.
33Star Force: Fugitive Alien II1978/1987, Color, Tsuburaya Productions, JapanNovember 27, 1988 (1988-11-27)
44Gamera vs. Barugon
(Daikaijū Kessen: Gamera tai Barugon)
1966, Color, Daiei Film Co. Ltd., JapanDecember 4, 1988 (1988-12-04)
55Gamera
(Daikaijū Gamera)
1966, B&W, Daiei Film Co. Ltd., JapanDecember 11, 1988 (1988-12-11)
66Gamera vs. Gaos
(Gamera tai Gyaosu)
1967, Color, Daiei Film Co. Ltd., JapanDecember 18, 1988 (1988-12-18)
77Gamera vs. Zigra
(Gamera tai Shinkai Kaijū Jigura)
1971, Color, Daiei Film Co. Ltd., JapanDecember 31, 1988 (1988-12-31)
88Gamera vs. Guiron
(Gamera tai Daikaijū Giron)
1969, Color, Daiei Film Co. Ltd., JapanJanuary 8, 1989 (1989-01-08)
99Phase IV1974, Color, Paramount, UK/USAJanuary 15, 1989 (1989-01-15)
1010Cosmic Princess
(Space: 1999: "The Metamorph" and "Space Warp")
1976/1982, Color, Group 3 Ltd., UKJanuary 22, 1989 (1989-01-22)
1111Humanoid Woman
(Cherez ternii k zvyozdam)
1981, Color, Maxim Gorky Filmstudio, USSRJanuary 29, 1989 (1989-01-29)
1212Fugitive Alien
(Star Wolf)
1978/1986, Color, Tsuburaya Productions, JapanFebruary 5, 1989 (1989-02-05)
1313SST: Death Flight1977, Color, ABC Circle Films, USAFebruary 19, 1989 (1989-02-19)
1414Mighty Jack
(Maiti Jakku)
1968/1986, Color, Tsuburaya Productions, JapanMarch 5, 1989 (1989-03-05)
1515Superdome1978, Color, ABC Circle Films, USAMarch 12, 1989 (1989-03-12)
1616City on Fire1979, Color, Astral, CanadaMarch 19, 1989 (1989-03-19)
1717Time of the Apes
(Saru No Gundan)
1974/1987, Color, Tsuburaya Productions, JapanApril 2, 1989 (1989-04-02)
1818The Million Eyes of Sumuru1967, Color, AIP, UKMay 7, 1989 (1989-05-07)
1919Hangar 181980, Color, Taft International, USAMay 14, 1989 (1989-05-14)
2020The Last Chase1981, Color, Crown InternationalMay 21, 1989 (1989-05-21)
2121The "Legend of Dinosaurs"
(Kyōryū Kaichō no Densetsu)
1977, Color, Toei Company Ltd., JapanMay 28, 1989 (1989-05-28)

Season 1 (1989–90)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
FilmFilm detailsOriginal air date
221The Crawling Eye
(The Trollenberg Terror)
1958, B&W, DCA, UKNovember 18, 1989 (1989-11-18)
Unconfirmed
A man discovers that an extraterrestrial force is killing mountain climbers in a small village.
First national appearance of Joel Hodgson as Joel Robinson, Trace Beaulieu as Crow T. Robot and Dr. Clayton Forrester, and Josh Weinstein as Tom Servo and Dr. Laurence Erhardt. Jim Mallon's first appearance as Gypsy.
232The Robot vs. The Aztec Mummy
(La momia azteca contra el robot humano)
With short: Radar Men from the Moon, Part 1: "Moon Rocket"
1959, B&W, Cinematográfica Calderón S.A./K. Gordon Murray, MexicoNovember 25, 1989 (1989-11-25)
Unconfirmed
Scientists search for the ancient breastplate of a mummy, culminating in a mad scientist's attempt to fight the creature through the construction of a robot.
The short introduces "Commando Cody", a scientist who dons a helmet and jet pack to thwart the evil plans of Moon Men and their criminal associates.
243The Mad Monster
With short: Radar Men from the Moon, Part 2: "Molten Terror"
1942, B&W, PRC, USADecember 2, 1989 (1989-12-02)
Unconfirmed
A mad scientist turns a man into a werewolf in an attempt to silence his critics.
In the short, Commando Cody attempts to escape moon-dwelling aliens while in the possession of an atomic weapon.
254[1]Women of the Prehistoric Planet1966, Color, Realart, USAFebruary 20, 1990 (1990-02-20)
Unconfirmed
An attempt is made to recover the crew of a spaceship that has crash-landed on an unknown planet.
265The Corpse Vanishes
With short: Radar Men from the Moon, Part 3: "Bridge of Death"
1942, B&W, Monogram, USADecember 9, 1989 (1989-12-09)
Unconfirmed
A reporter attempts to expose a botanist who kidnaps women in a plan to keep his wife healthy and youthful.
In the short, Commando Cody pursues gangsters after returning to Earth.
276The Crawling Hand1963, B&W, AIP, USADecember 16, 1989 (1989-12-16)
Unconfirmed
A teenager becomes possessed by a sentient, disembodied arm of an irradiated astronaut.
287Robot Monster
With shorts: Radar Men from the Moon, Part 4: "Flight to Destruction"; Part 5: "Murder Car"
1953, B&W [3-D], Astor, USADecember 23, 1989 (1989-12-23)
Unconfirmed
After destroying all civilization on Earth, an alien attempts to wipe out the planet's last survivors.
In the shorts, Commando Cody's assistant is kidnapped, leading to the pursuit of gangsters working for aliens from the Moon.
298The Slime People
With short: Radar Men from the Moon, Part 6: "Hills of Death"
1964, B&W, Hansen Enterprises, USADecember 30, 1989 (1989-12-30)
Unconfirmed
A race of reptile-like creatures attack Los Angeles, and a group of survivors attempts to escape the area.
In the short, Commando Cody pursues gangsters that have caused flooding through the use of an atomic bomb.
309Project Moonbase
With shorts: Radar Men from the Moon, Part 7: "Camouflaged Destruction"; Part 8: "The Enemy Planet"
1953, B&W, Lippert, USAJanuary 6, 1990 (1990-01-06)
In a futuristic version 1970, a group of astronauts are infiltrated by a spy, who inadvertently causes the team to become stranded on the Moon.
In the shorts, Commando Cody fights gangsters who have acquired another atomic ray, and eventually returns to the moon in an attempt to sabotage moon-dwelling enemies.
3110Robot Holocaust
With shorts: Radar Men from the Moon, Part 9: "Battle in the Stratosphere" (Partial)
1986, Color, Tycill Entertainment/MGM, USAJanuary 13, 1990 (1990-01-13)
Unconfirmed
In the future, a group of renegades fight to free mankind by battling the Dark One, the Room of Questions, the Vault of Beasts, and other menacing creations.
3211Moon Zero Two1969, Color, Hammer/Warner, UKJanuary 20, 1990 (1990-01-20)
Unconfirmed
On a colonized moon, a disaffected astronaut-turned-cargo hauler hooks up with a woman who has come looking for her brother, a miner working a distant patch of moonscape.
3312Untamed Youth1957, B&W, Warner, USAJanuary 27, 1990 (1990-01-27)
Unconfirmed
Two hitchhiking sisters are sentenced to thirty days of labor at a cotton farm run by the corrupt county government.
3413The Black Scorpion1957, B&W, Warner, USA/MexicoFebruary 3, 1990 (1990-02-03)
Giant black scorpions emerge and go on a rampage in Mexico after a volcanic eruption.
Josh Weinstein's last episode.

Season 2 (1990–91)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
FilmFilm detailsOriginal air date
351Rocketship X-M1950, B&W, Lippert, USASeptember 22, 1990 (1990-09-22)
A rocketship is accidentally diverted from the Moon to Mars, where the crew finds the ruins of a Martian civilization and a band of rogue survivors.
New sets and new intro theme visuals. First appearance of Frank Conniff as TV's Frank. First appearance of Kevin Murphy as Tom Servo. First appearance of Michael J. Nelson on screen doing an impression of evil vixen Valaria from Robot Holocaust.
362The Sidehackers
(Five the Hard Way)
1969, Color, Crown International, USASeptember 29, 1990 (1990-09-29)
Two motorcycle racers meet at a competition and become the victims of manipulation by a girlfriend who wants to change boyfriends.
373Jungle Goddess
With short: The Phantom Creeps, Chapter 1: "The Menacing Power"
1948, B&W, Lippert, USAOctober 6, 1990 (1990-10-06)
Two pilots set out to find a woman lost in remote Africa to gain a reward. They find her being worshiped by a native tribe.
The short is the first of multiple episodes of the 1939 serial The Phantom Creeps, featuring Bela Lugosi as a mad scientist bent on world domination.
384Catalina Caper1967, Color, Crown International, USAOctober 13, 1990 (1990-10-13)
Two college boys enjoy Catalina Island sunshine, scuba diving, and beach "bunnies", while another boy's con-artist parents scheme to sell a stolen scroll.
395Rocket Attack U.S.A.
With short: The Phantom Creeps, Chapter 2: "Death Stalks the Highway"
1961, B&W, Exploit Films, USAOctober 27, 1990 (1990-10-27)
The U.S. sends spies to the Soviet Union to discover imminent missile-attack plans, while trying to play catch-up with its own missile program.
406Ring of Terror
With short: The Phantom Creeps, Part 3: "Crashing Timbers"
1962, B&W, Ashcroft, USANovember 3, 1990 (1990-11-03)
A seemingly fearless college kid must steal a ring from a dead man to join a fraternity.
417Wild Rebels1967, Color, Crown International, USANovember 17, 1990 (1990-11-17)
A retired race car driver, talked into going undercover by the police, joins a biker gang and must serve as the getaway car driver.
428Lost Continent1951, B&W, Lippert, USANovember 24, 1990 (1990-11-24)
An American military and science team searches for a downed rocket at the top of a remote mountain, only to find it is a dinosaur-infested jungle left over from a prehistoric era.
439The Hellcats1968, Color, Crown International, USADecember 8, 1990 (1990-12-08)
After a cop is killed by a drug boss, his fiancée and brother join a drug-running woman-led biker gang to uncover the boss's operation and get justice.
4410King Dinosaur
With short: X Marks the Spot
1955, B&W, Lippert, USADecember 22, 1990 (1990-12-22)
Two carefully-chosen scientist couples investigate a mysterious new planet and are menaced by dinosaurs.
The short reviews the vehicular misdeeds of an accident victim in a Heaven-like courtroom.
4511First Spaceship on Venus
(Der Schweigende Stern)
1960, Color, DEFA (GDR) /Iluzjon Filmunit, East Germany/PolandDecember 29, 1990 (1990-12-29)
A multinational team of astronauts heads to Venus, but finds a world destroyed by nuclear war.
4612Godzilla vs. Megalon
(Gojira tai Megaro)
1973, Color, Toho/Cinema Shares, JapanJanuary 19, 1991 (1991-01-19)
Mutant dinosaur Godzilla and size-changing robot Jet Jaguar battle Seatopian god Megalon and alien cyborg Gigan, bent on razing the planet for the underground civilization of Seatopia.
4713Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster
(Gojira-Ebira-Mosura: Nankai no Daikettō)
1966, Color, Toho/Walter-Reade Organization, JapanFebruary 2, 1991 (1991-02-02)

Godzilla and giant moth Mothra battle giant crustacean Ebirah.

Last episode aired for the Comedy Channel; it and Ha! would merge in April 1991 to become Comedy Central.

Season 3 (1991–92)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
FilmFilm detailsOriginal air date
481Cave Dwellers
(The Blade Master)
1984, Color, Metaxa Film/New Line Cinema/Royal Film Traders, Italy/USAJuly 10, 1991 (1991-07-10)

In the first sequel to Ator, the Fighting Eagle, Ator helps a warrior woman rescue her father from an evil overlord.

First episode aired for the newly-formed Comedy Central.
492Gamera
(Daikaijū Gamera)
1965, B&W, Daiei, JapanJuly 11, 1991 (1991-07-11)
A military plane crashes in the Arctic, awakening giant turtle Gamera. It attacks Japan, yet seemingly befriends a young boy.
503Pod People
(Los nuevos extraterrestres)
1983, Color, Almena Films/Film Ventures International, Spain/FranceJuly 12, 1991 (1991-07-12)
A child adopts a large egg which hatches into a mischievous alien, while a group of pop musicians on a wilderness vacation runs into trouble.
514Gamera vs. Barugon
(Daikaijū Kessen: Gamera tai Barugon)
1966, Color, Daiei/AIP-TV/Sandy Frank, JapanJuly 13, 1991 (1991-07-13)
A group of men collude to steal a giant jewel from an Asian jungle. The jewel is actually an egg, which hatches into mutant lizard Barugon, who battles Gamera.
525Stranded in Space
(The Stranger)
1973, Color, Bing Crosby Productions/Film Ventures International, USAJuly 14, 1991 (1991-07-14)
An astronaut winds up on a totalitarian version of Earth and tries to return home.
536Time of the Apes
(Saru No Gundan)
1974/edited 1987, Color, Tsuburaya Productions/Sandy Frank, JapanJuly 19, 1991 (1991-07-19)
A woman and two children take refuge in cryogenic capsules, only to awake as fugitives in a world populated by anthropomorphic apes.
547Daddy-O
With short: Alphabet Antics
1959, B&W, AIP, USAJuly 20, 1991 (1991-07-20)
A drag-racing crooner investigates his friend's death and becomes a courier for drug dealers.
The educational short takes viewers on a rhyming tour of the English alphabet.
558Gamera vs. Gaos
(Gamera tai Gyaosu)
1967, Color, Daiei/AIP-TV/Sandy Frank, JapanJuly 27, 1991 (1991-07-27)
Gamera fights the pterosaur-like Gaos.
569The Amazing Colossal Man1957, B&W, AIP, USAAugust 3, 1991 (1991-08-03)
A military officer is accidentally exposed to an atomic blast, turning him into a giant.
5710Fugitive Alien
(Star Wolf)
1978/edited 1986, Color, Tsuburaya Productions/Sandy Frank, JapanAugust 17, 1991 (1991-08-17)
Movie constructed from two episodes of a Japanese television show. An alien marauder becomes a fugitive from his planet Valnar's Star, then joins the Earth spaceship Bacchus 3 to fight against his former masters.
5811It Conquered the World
With short: Snow Thrills
1956, B&W, AIP, USAAugust 24, 1991 (1991-08-24)
With the help of a naive scientist, an alien from Venus invades Earth and attempts to turn humans into emotionless servants.
The short is a newsreel featuring a wide variety of winter sports.
5912Gamera vs. Guiron
(Gamera tai Daikaijū Giron)
1969, Color, Daiei/AIP-TV/Sandy Frank, JapanSeptember 7, 1991 (1991-09-07)
Brain-eating aliens abduct two boys from Japan. Gamera attempts to rescue them, but must fight the knife-headed monster Guiron.
6013Earth vs. the Spider
With short: Speech: Using Your Voice
1958, B&W, AIP, USASeptember 14, 1991 (1991-09-14)
Teenagers and their science teacher discover a giant spider, which rampages through a small town.
The short demonstrates the dos and don'ts of public speaking.
6114Mighty Jack1968/edited 1987, Color, Tsuburaya Productions/Sandy Frank, JapanSeptember 21, 1991 (1991-09-21)
A world-protecting organization and their flying submarine – both called "Mighty Jack" – fight the terrorist organization "Q". Movie constructed from the first and last episodes of a Japanese TV show.
6215Teenage Cave Man
(With shorts: Aquatic Wizards and Catching Trouble
1958, B&W, AIP, USANovember 9, 1991 (1991-11-09)
In a prehistoric world, a teenager rails against the seemingly arbitrary laws of his caveman tribe to explore the forbidden world around him.
Aquatic Wizards is a newsreel about water-skiing acrobatics. Catching Trouble (1936) features trapper Ross Allen demonstrating his prowess at catching animals in the Florida Everglades.
6316Gamera vs. Zigra
(Gamera tai Shinkai Kaijū Jigura)
1971, Color, Daiei/Sandy Frank, JapanOctober 19, 1991 (1991-10-19)
Gamera fights the shark-like alien Zigra, who, with the help of a woman under his control, attempts to take over Earth from its polluting inhabitants.
6417Viking Women and the Sea Serpent
(The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent)
With short: The Home Economics Story[2]
1957, B&W, AIP, USA/1951, Color, Iowa State College, USAOctober 26, 1991 (1991-10-26)
Vikings' wives set sail to rescue their husbands, who are being held hostage by Grimolt warriors.
In this short, four young women learn the value of home economics degrees.
6518Star Force: Fugitive Alien II
(Star Wolf)
1978/1986, Color, Tsuburaya Productions/Sandy Frank, JapanNovember 16, 1991 (1991-11-16)
In the continuation to Fugitive Alien, Ken and the Bacchus 3 crew are ordered to destroy an alien super-weapon, then move on to attack Valnar's Star itself.
6619War of the Colossal Beast
(With short: Mr. B Natural)
1958, B&W/Color, AIP, USANovember 30, 1991 (1991-11-30)
In the sequel to The Amazing Colossal Man, Glenn Manning is found ravaging Mexico, looking for food. He is then captured and brought back to the United States.
The short is about a magical pixie who urges an adolescent boy to take up a musical instrument.
6720The Unearthly
With shorts: Posture Pals and Appreciating Our Parents
1957, B&W, Republic, USADecember 14, 1991 (1991-12-14)
A surgeon performs medical experiments on his patients at a remote sanitarium.
In Posture Pals, a foursome of elementary school kids improve their posture. In Appreciating Our Parents, a young boy learns to value his parents.
6821Santa Claus Conquers the Martians1964, Color, Embassy, USADecember 21, 1991 (1991-12-21)
Martians abduct Santa Claus and two human children in hopes of bringing Christmas to their planet.
6922Master Ninja I
(The Master: "Max" and "Out-of-Time Step")
1984, Color, Film Ventures International, USAJanuary 11, 1992 (1992-01-11)
TV show The Master cut together into a series of movies. An American ninja searches for his long-lost daughter with the help of his protogee. In this installment, they defend an airport owner from businessmen and a corrupt sheriff, then defend a nightclub owner from thugs.
7023The Castle of Fu Manchu
(Die Folterkammer des Dr. Fu Man Chu)
1968, Color, International Cinema, Germany/Spain/Italy/UKJanuary 18, 1992 (1992-01-18)
The evil Doctor Fu Manchu threatens to freeze the Earth's oceans, and abducts a talented scientist with heart problems.
7124Master Ninja II
(The Master: "State of the Union" and "Hostages")
1984, Color, Film Ventures International, USAJanuary 25, 1992 (1992-01-25)
Continuation of Master Ninja I. In this installment, the protagonists help a tuna cannery union organizer, then save a Senator's daughter from terrorists.

Season 4 (1992–93)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
FilmFilm detailsOriginal air date
721Space Travelers
(Marooned)
1969, Color, Columbia, USAJune 19, 1992 (1992-06-19)
Various obstacles hamper attempts to rescue three NASA astronauts trapped aboard a crippled space capsule.
732The Giant Gila Monster1959, B&W, McLendon Radio Pictures, USAJune 20, 1992 (1992-06-20)
A 30-foot killer Gila monster is loose in the woods near a town full of bumbling teens.
743City Limits1985, Color, Showtime, USAJune 21, 1992 (1992-06-21)
In a dystopian future, a teen rides his motorcycle into an abandoned city and gets involved in a gang dispute that centers on taking the city back from an evil corporation.
754Teenagers from Outer Space1959, B&W, Warner, USAJune 27, 1992 (1992-06-27)
A group of aliens land on Earth and decide to use the planet as a farm for their livestock. One of the aliens rebels and flees to a small town, where he is pursued by another alien who kills anyone in his path.
765Being from Another Planet
(Time Walker)
1982, Color, New World, USAJuly 4, 1992 (1992-07-04)
In California, a mummy found in King Tut's tomb is X-rayed by a university team. The radiation awakens the mummy. It escapes that night and creeps around campus for the next couple of days looking for five missing crystals that were pilfered by a student.
776Attack of the Giant Leeches
With short: Undersea Kingdom, Part 1: "Beneath the Ocean Floor"
1959, B&W, AIP, USAJuly 18, 1992 (1992-07-18)
People begin vanishing near a Florida swamp, and a game warden discovers the culprits are mutant leeches.
The short is the first segment of a 1936 movie serial about a group of Navy men who discover Atlantis.
787The Killer Shrews
With short: Junior Rodeo Daredevils
1959, B&W, McLendon Radio Pictures, USAJuly 25, 1992 (1992-07-25)
A skipper makes a delivery to a small island, and learns that the inhabitants include heavy-drinking scientists doing genetic experiments resulting in a pack of omnivorous giant shrews.
In the short, a cowpoke straightens out some wayward kids by making them put on a small-time rodeo.
798Hercules Unchained
(Ercole e la regina di Lidia)
1959, Color, Warner, ItalyAugust 1, 1992 (1992-08-01)
Queen Lidia casts a spell of amnesia on Hercules, who becomes a prisoner in her harem.
809Indestructible Man
With short: Undersea Kingdom, Part 2: "The Undersea City")
1956, B&W, Allied Artists, USAAugust 15, 1992 (1992-08-15)
A convict dies in the electric chair and is brought back to life by mad scientists. He then sets out to get even with those who squealed on him.
This episode features the second of the two installments shown from the 12-part Undersea Kingdom serial.
8110Hercules Against the Moon Men
(Maciste e la regina di Samar)
1964, Color, Governor, Italy/FranceAugust 22, 1992 (1992-08-22)
Hercules attempts to free a city from a Moon-worshiping cult.
8211The Magic Sword1962, Color, United, USAAugust 29, 1992 (1992-08-29)
Sword-and-sorcery film about a prince rescuing a princess from an evil wizard.
8312Hercules and the Captive Women
(Ercole alla conquista di Atlantide)
1961, Color, Wooler Bros, France/ItalySeptember 12, 1992 (1992-09-12)
Hercules goes to Atlantis to save his friend Androcles, King of Thebes.
8413Manhunt in Space
Rocky Jones, Space Ranger: "The Pirates of Prah: Chapter I", "The Pirates of Prah: Chapter II" and "The Pirates of Prah: Chapter III")
With short: General Hospital, first installment
1954, B&W, ITC, USASeptember 19, 1992 (1992-09-19)
Edited-together episodes of the 1950s TV series Rocky Jones, Space Ranger. Rocky Jones fights space pirates, the evil Queen Cleolanta, and her lieutenant Atlansan.
In the first of three brief 1963 segments from the soap opera General Hospital featured as shorts on the series, Dr. Phil Brewer is invited to the engagement party of the woman he is having an affair with, and Dr. Steve Hardy informs a patient of her hernia diagnosis.
8514Tormented1960, B&W, Cheviot Productions, USASeptember 26, 1992 (1992-09-26)
A jazz pianist living at a beachfront community is about to get married, but his troublesome mistress confronts him at the top of a lighthouse. In the argument, she slips and falls; the pianist has a chance to save her, but lets her fall to her death. Her ghost comes to haunt him and disrupt his upcoming nuptials, as his fiancé's eight-year-old sister grows suspicious.
8615The Beatniks
With short: General Hospital, second installment
1960, B&W, Barjul, USANovember 25, 1992 (1992-11-25)
A leader of a gang of delinquent teens is heard singing along with a jukebox at a greasy spoon and gets the chance to be a star. His gang, resentful of his success, threaten to ruin his career.
In the General Hospital installment, tensions run high during the engagement party.
8716Fire Maidens of Outer Space
(Fire Maidens from Outer Space)
1956, B&W, Topaz, UKNovember 26, 1992 (1992-11-26)
Astronauts travel to a moon of Jupiter and discover a civilization of women. The astronauts help the women battle a monster that has been terrorizing their settlement.
8817Crash of Moons
(Rocky Jones, Space Ranger: "Crash of Moons: Chapter I", "Crash of Moons: Chapter II" and "Crash of Moons: Chapter III")
With short: General Hospital, third installment
1954, B&W, ITC, USANovember 28, 1992 (1992-11-28)
Edited-together episodes of the 1950s TV series Rocky Jones, Space Ranger. Rocky Jones tries to save two worlds from collision, despite the self-defeating efforts of Cleolanta.
In the third General Hospital short, Dr. Brewer's marriage and affair both begin to fall apart.
8918Attack of the The Eye Creatures
(The Eye Creatures)
1965, Color, AIP, USADecember 5, 1992 (1992-12-05)
Aliens land near a small town and are encountered by teenagers. While military personnel investigate, the kids band together to fight back against the invasion.
9019The Rebel Set
With short: Johnny at the Fair
1959, B&W, Allied, USADecember 12, 1992 (1992-12-12)
A coffeehouse owner wants to knock off an armored car, and gets three losers to help him.
In the short, young Johnny explores the 1947 Canadian National Exhibition.
9120The Human Duplicators1965, Color, Woolner/Allied, USADecember 26, 1992 (1992-12-26)
An alien takes over a professor's mansion-basement laboratory, and makes android clones to infiltrate the government.
9221Monster a Go-Go
With short: Circus on Ice
1965, B&W, BI&L, USAJanuary 9, 1993 (1993-01-09)
Authorities and the military search for a missing astronaut believed to have become an irradiated monster.
The short offers a look at the 40th Annual Carnival of the Toronto Skating Club.
9322The Day the Earth Froze
(Sampo)
With short: Here Comes the Circus
1959, Color, Mosfilm/Suomi-Filmi/AIP, Finland/USSRJanuary 16, 1993 (1993-01-16)
Finnish fantasy tale, based loosely on the Kalevala, about a wicked witch's schemes to get, and later regain, a magic mill.
The short is a look at the Clyde Beatty circus.
9423Bride of the Monster
With short: Hired!, Part 1
1955, B&W, Banner, USAJanuary 23, 1993 (1993-01-23)
Mad scientist Dr. Eric Vornoff lives in a remote swamp while attempting to create an army of atomic supermen in his lab. He performs experiments on intruders and feeds his enemies to a pond-dwelling octopus.
In the 1941 short, a Chevrolet sales manager wonders why his team is having trouble selling their product door-to-door.
9524Manos: The Hands of Fate
With short: Hired!, Part 2
1966, Color, Emerson, USAJanuary 30, 1993 (1993-01-30)
A hapless family on a car trip in rural Texas take refuge at an inn that harbors a deadly cult.
In the conclusion of the two-part short, the sales manager hero gets advice from his father.

Season 5 (1993–94)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
FilmFilm detailsOriginal air date
961Warrior of the Lost World1983, Color, Visto International, ItalyJuly 24, 1993 (1993-07-24)
A nameless hero and his talking motorcycle fight an evil dictator in a post-apocalyptic world.
972Hercules
(Le fatiche di Ercole)
1958, Color, Avco Embassy, ItalyJuly 17, 1993 (1993-07-17)
Hercules searches for the Golden Fleece.
983Swamp Diamonds
(Swamp Women)
With short: What to Do on a Date
1956, Color, Woolner, USAJuly 31, 1993 (1993-07-31)
Four women break out of prison, hoping to recover a cache of stolen diamonds.
In the 1951 short, young Nick hopes to ask schoolmate Kay for a date but can't think of a venue.
994Secret Agent Super Dragon
(New York chiama Superdrago)
1966, Color, United Screen Arts, France/Italy/GermanyAugust 7, 1993 (1993-08-07)
A CIA agent battles a Venezuelan crime lord bent on poisoning the United States with an exotic mind-altering drug.
1005The Magic Voyage of Sinbad
(Sadko)
1952, Color, Filmgroup, USSRAugust 14, 1993 (1993-08-14)
Sadko (renamed "Sinbad" in this English-dubbed version) tries to find a mythological bird for a destitute town.
1016Eegah1962, Color, Fairway International, USAAugust 28, 1993 (1993-08-28)
A giant caveman stumbles across modern civilization, then kidnaps a teenage girl and her father.
1027I Accuse My Parents
With short: The Truck Farmer
1944, B&W, Producers Releasing Corp, USASeptember 4, 1993 (1993-09-04)
A young man gets mixed up with a crime syndicate and blames his inattentive parents.
The 1940s-era documentary short explains the then-new techniques that enabled farmers to rush produce to market.
1038Operation Double 007
(O.K. Connery)
1967, Color, United Artists, ItalySeptember 11, 1993 (1993-09-11)
A plastic surgeon (played by Neil Connery, brother of Sean), the brother of a secret agent, combats villain Thair Beta.
1049The Girl in Lovers Lane1960, B&W, Filmgroup, USASeptember 18, 1993 (1993-09-18)
Drifter Bix Dugan, traveling with rich-kid runaway Danny, becomes involved with a small-town waitress.
10510The Painted Hills
With short: Body Care and Grooming
1951, Color, MGM, USASeptember 26, 1993 (1993-09-26)
A Lassie movie, set in 1870s California amongst rival gold miners.
The 1950s-era short teaches college students how to improve their hygiene.
10611Gunslinger1956, Color, AIP, USAOctober 9, 1993 (1993-10-09)
After her sheriff husband is killed by outlaws, a woman takes over as sheriff and cleans up the town.
10712Mitchell1975, Color, Allied Artists, USAOctober 23, 1993 (1993-10-23)
A slovenly cop pursues drug traffickers.
Joel Hodgson's last episode as host.
Michael J. Nelson's first episode as Mike Nelson.
10813The Brain That Wouldn't Die1959, B&W, AIP, USAOctober 30, 1993 (1993-10-30)
When a doctor's fiancee is decapitated, he keeps her head alive in a laboratory and tries to find her a new body.
Michael J. Nelson's first episode as the central character.
10914Teen-Age Strangler
(Terror in the Night)
With short: Is This Love?
1964, Color, Ajay, USANovember 7, 1993 (1993-11-07)
A serial killer stalks teenagers in a small town.
The 1950s short contrasts the relationships of two young couples.
11015The Wild World of Batwoman
With short: Cheating
1966, B&W, ADP Productions, USANovember 13, 1993 (1993-11-13)
Crimefighter Batwoman and her loyal young female assistants battle villains Ratfink and Professor Neon.
The 1951 short chronicles the downfall of a high school student caught copying his test answers from another student.
11116Alien from L.A.1987, Color, Cannon/Golan-GlobusNovember 20, 1993 (1993-11-20)
A clumsy California woman looks for her father in the lost underground civilization of Atlantis.
11217Beginning of the End1957, B&W, Republic, USANovember 25, 1993 (1993-11-25)
A government researcher experiments with radioactive materials to boost crop production, and inadvertently creates a hungry army of giant grasshoppers.
11318The Atomic Brain
(Monstrosity)
With short: What about Juvenile Delinquency?
1963, B&W, Emerson, USADecember 4, 1993 (1993-12-04)
A wealthy, aging widow wants to transplant her brain into the body of a young woman.
The 1955 short focuses on gang member Jamie, who realizes the dangers of delinquency when his dad is mugged and beaten.
11419Outlaw
(Outlaw of Gor)
1989, Color, Cannon Group/Breton Film Productions, USA/South AfricaDecember 11, 1993 (1993-12-11)
In the sequel to 1988's Gor, college professor Cabot returns to the magical planet Gor, and is soon caught up in palace intrigue involving evil sorcerer Xenos.
11520Radar Secret Service
With short: Last Clear Chance
1950, B&W, Lippert, USADecember 18, 1993 (1993-12-18)
A branch of the Secret Service uses radar to track down uranium smugglers.
The 1959 educational short, produced by Union Pacific Railroad, teaches drivers to pay better attention when crossing railroad tracks.
11621Santa Claus1959, Color, Cinematográfica Calderón S.A./K. Gordon Murray, MexicoDecember 24, 1993 (1993-12-24)
A demon attempts to destroy Santa Claus's reputation on Christmas Eve, while also trying to convince kids to do evil deeds.
11722Teen-Age Crime Wave1955, B&W, Columbia, USAJanuary 15, 1994 (1994-01-15)
After breaking out of prison, young fugitives hold a family hostage in a small farmhouse.
11823Village of the Giants1965, Color, Columbia, USAJanuary 22, 1994 (1994-01-22)
After eating an experimental chemical which turns them into giants, a gang of teenagers become the capricious rulers of a small town.
1192412 to the Moon
With short: Design for Dreaming
1960, B&W, Columbia, USAFebruary 5, 1994 (1994-02-05)
A multinational expedition to Earth's moon discovers advanced beings who want no contact with humanity.
In the short, a woman dances her way through a futuristic fantasy world of cars and home appliances.

Season 6 (1994–95)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
FilmFilm detailsOriginal air date
1201Girls Town1959, B&W, MGM, USAJuly 16, 1994 (1994-07-16)
A mysterious death lands a teenage girl in a reform school headed by good-hearted nuns, but the girl's sister is in trouble.
1212Invasion U.S.A.
With short: A Date with Your Family
1952, B&W, Columbia, USAJuly 23, 1994 (1994-07-23)
A cautionary tale of a group of ordinary Americans facing the consequences of failing to support their government in fighting Communism, when the Soviets invade the mainland.
The 1950 short presents a typical dinner at home for a rigidly polite suburban family.
1223The Dead Talk Back
With short: The Selling Wizard
created 1957 but released first 1993, B&W, Headliner Productions, USAJuly 30, 1994 (1994-07-30)
A paranormal researcher claims he has invented a radio that can talk with the dead, which he uses to aid in the investigation of a murder committed at his boarding-house residence.
The short showcases grocery store refrigeration units.
1234Zombie Nightmare1986, Color, Gold-Gems, CanadaNovember 24, 1994 (1994-11-24)
A hit-and-run victim is brought back from the dead by a voodoo doctor, and then seeks revenge.
1245Colossus and the Headhunters
(Maciste contro i cacciatori di teste)
1960, Color, American International, ItalyAugust 20, 1994 (1994-08-20)
Maciste battles a tribe of savages who have abducted a king.
1256The Creeping Terror1964, B&W, Crown International, USASeptember 17, 1994 (1994-09-17)
A bloblike monster goes on a rampage.
1267Bloodlust!
With short: Uncle Jim's Dairy Farm
1961, B&W, Crown International, USASeptember 3, 1994 (1994-09-03)
A mad game hunter traps youths on his island to add to his trophy collection.
The short presents the adventures of a pair of city kids spending their summer at a dairy farm.
First appearance of Mary Jo Pehl as Pearl Forrester
1278Code Name: Diamond Head
With short: A Day at the Fair
1977, Color (TV) (NBC), Quinn Martin, USAOctober 1, 1994 (1994-10-01)
A failed Quinn Martin TV pilot follows an undercover agent battling a foreign villain in Hawaii.
The short follows a farm family at the county fair.
1289The Skydivers
With short: Why Study Industrial Arts?
1963, B&W, Crown International, USAAugust 27, 1994 (1994-08-27)
Set at a tiny airfield in a small California town, married couple Harry and Beth run a jump school. When Harry rebukes his old girlfriend, she hooks up with his fired mechanic to seek revenge.
The 1956 short explains why boys should take industrial arts classes.
12910The Violent Years
With short: Young Man's Fancy
1956, B&W, Headliner Productions, USAOctober 8, 1994 (1994-10-08)
Delinquent girls go on a crime spree.
The short, sponsored by the Edison Electric Institute, presents a suburban family's typical day.
13011Last of the Wild Horses1948, B&W, Lippert, USAOctober 15, 1994 (1994-10-15)
A cowboy stops some cattle rustlers and gets framed for murder.
13112The Starfighters1964, Color, Riviera, USAOctober 29, 1994 (1994-10-29)
A film detailing the life of an Air Force pilot-in-training whose father is a congressman.
13213The Sinister Urge
With short: Keeping Clean and Neat
1960, B&W, Headliner, USANovember 5, 1994 (1994-11-05)
Cops try to shut down a pornography ring.
The 1956 short encourages children to pay close attention to fashion and meticulous hygiene.
13314San Francisco International1970, Color, Universal, USANovember 19, 1994 (1994-11-19)
This pilot for the TV series San Francisco International Airport details the hijackings, kidnappings, and marital problems that plague the airport manager.
13415Kitten with a Whip1964, B&W, Universal, USANovember 23, 1994 (1994-11-23)
While running for Senator, a soft-hearted man finds himself alternately cajoled and blackmailed into helping a young woman who has broken out of a reform school along with her "friends."
13516Racket Girls
With short: Are You Ready for Marriage?
1951, B&W, Globe Roadshows, USANovember 26, 1994 (1994-11-26)
A gym owner gets into trouble, becoming the target of the mob and the law.
The 1950 short presents a high school couple rushing into marriage, and the marriage counselor who talks them out of it.
13617The Sword and the Dragon
(Ilya Muromets)
1956, Color, Mosfilm, USSRDecember 3, 1994 (1994-12-03)
Barbarians attack Russia in the 13th century, but a valiant man fends off the hordes with wisdom.
13718High School Big Shot
With short: Out of This World
1959, B&W, Filmgroup, USADecember 10, 1994 (1994-12-10)
A high school dweeb plans a heist to win the favor of a pretty classmate.
The short aims at keeping bread truck drivers on the straight and narrow.
13819Red Zone Cuba
(Night Train to Mundo Fine)
With short: Speech: Platform, Posture, and Appearance
1966, B&W, Hollywood Star, USADecember 17, 1994 (1994-12-17)
An escaped criminal stumbles upon a desolate Army post, takes part in the Bay of Pigs Invasion, then goes in search of ore.
The short offers advice for public speakers.
13920Danger!! Death Ray
(Il raggio infernale)
1967, Color, Leda Films/Meteor Film, Spain/ItalyJanuary 7, 1995 (1995-01-07)
Agent Bart Fargo must save both a stolen death ray and the scientist who created it from an evil organization.
14021The Beast of Yucca Flats
With shorts: Money Talks and Progress Island USA
1961, B&W, Crown International, USAJanuary 21, 1995 (1995-01-21)
A defecting Russian scientist turns into a monster after being caught in an atomic bomb explosion and wanders around the test range, killing various people.
Shorts include Money Talks, a 1955 outing promoting the importance of a budget, and Progress Island USA, a 1973 film meant to lure investors to Puerto Rico.
14122Angels Revenge
(Angels' Brigade)
1979, Color, Arista, USAMarch 11, 1995 (1995-03-11)
Seven women fight drug dealers.
14223The Amazing Transparent Man
With short: The Days of Our Years
1960, B&W, AIP, USAMarch 18, 1995 (1995-03-18)
A mad scientist gives a convict the power of invisibility, who then uses it to rob a bank.
In the 1955 Union Pacific Railroad-sponsored short, a minister urges workers to be more careful while on the job, to prevent injuries.
14324Samson vs. the Vampire Women
(Santo vs. las Mujeres Vampiro)
1961, B&W, AIP-TV, MexicoMarch 25, 1995 (1995-03-25)
Masked wrestler El Santo battles vampire women who want to capture a young woman destined to become their queen.
Frank Conniff's last episode as a series regular.

Season 7 (1995–96)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
FilmFilm detailsOriginal air date
1441
701T
Night of the Blood Beast
With short: Once Upon a Honeymoon
1958, B&W, AIP, USAFebruary 3, 1996 (1996-02-03) (701)
November 23, 1995 (1995-11-23) (701T)
An astronaut survives the crash of his capsule, only to learn he has been impregnated by an alien.
In the musical short, a woman dreams of redecorating her house.
701T, which features alternate Thanksgiving-themed host segments, premiered on Thanksgiving Day 1995. The primary version of the episode debuted three months later. The commentary on the film and short is the same in both versions of the episode.[3] First episode with Pearl Forrester as a regular character.
1452The Brute Man
With short: The Chicken of Tomorrow
1946, B&W, PRC, USAFebruary 10, 1996 (1996-02-10)
A disfigured man takes revenge on the college pals he believes caused his condition.
The short is a documentary-style examination of chicken farming.
1463Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell
(Deathstalker III: Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell)
1988, Color, Concorde Pictures, USA/MexicoFebruary 17, 1996 (1996-02-17)
The medieval adventures of a sardonic hero, on a quest for three magical stones, who battles the evil sorcerer Troxartes, ruler of Southland.
1474The Incredible Melting Man1977, Color, AIP, USAFebruary 24, 1996 (1996-02-24)
An astronaut is exposed to radiation and turns into a mindless, violent, melting monster.
1485Escape 2000
(Fuga dal Bronx)
1983, Color, FGH/Filmco Ltd/Hemdale, AustraliaMarch 2, 1996 (1996-03-02)
An evil corporation wants to raze and rebuild the Bronx, and secretly attempts to kill its obstinate residents. A band of rebels fights back.
1496Laserblast1978, Color, Selected Pictures, USAMay 18, 1996 (1996-05-18)
A teenager discovers a laser weapon left behind by turtle-like aliens. He uses it for petty revenge, but the weapon slowly changes his personality.
Trace Beaulieu's last episode. Last episode for Comedy Central.

Film (1996)[edit]

TitleOriginal air date
This Island Earth
(Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie)
April 16, 1996 (1996-04-16)

Season 8 (1997)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
FilmFilm detailsOriginal air date
1501Revenge of the Creature1955, B&W [3-D], Universal, USAFebruary 1, 1997 (1997-02-01)
The first sequel to Creature from the Black Lagoon, in which the creature is at last captured and taken to a Florida aquarium for study.
Bill Corbett's first episode as Crow T. Robot. First appearance of Professor Bobo. Pearl Forrester takes over as lead mad scientist. First episode for the Sci-Fi Channel.
1512The Leech Woman1960, B&W, Universal, USAFebruary 8, 1997 (1997-02-08)
An alcoholic middle-aged woman discovers the secret to renewed, but temporary, youth from an African tribe. She steals the tools used in the ritual and returns to America, killing men to maintain her youth.
1523The Mole People1956, B&W, Universal, USAFebruary 15, 1997 (1997-02-15)
Archaeologists find a lost civilization underground, where the title characters are enslaved by an ancient race of Sumerian albinos.
Guest appearance by football player Robert Smith, then of the Minnesota Vikings.
1534The Deadly Mantis1957, B&W, Universal, USAFebruary 22, 1997 (1997-02-22)
An Arctic earthquake causes a giant praying mantis to invade Washington DC and New York City.
1545The Thing That Couldn't Die1958, B&W, Universal, USAMarch 1, 1997 (1997-03-01)
The 400-year-old severed head of a devil-worshiper hypnotizes several people at a ranch in order to be reunited with his body.
First appearance of Observer.
1556The Undead1956, B&W, AIP, USAMarch 8, 1997 (1997-03-08)
A hypnotist and "psychical researcher" sends a prostitute back to the 15th century to live a previous life as a woman falsely accused of witchcraft, then follows her back to change the past.
1567Terror from the Year 50001958, B&W, AIP, USAMarch 15, 1997 (1997-03-15)
When time machine brings her from 5200 AD to the present, a mysterious woman kills and hypnotizes her victims so that she can bring a man with her back to the future.
1578The She Creature1956, B&W, AIP, USAApril 5, 1997 (1997-04-05)
A carnival mesmerist uses hypnosis on a woman to summon the spirit of a murderous female sea creature.
1589I Was a Teenage Werewolf1957, B&W, AIP, USAApril 19, 1997 (1997-04-19)
Michael Landon plays a high school kid who is hypnotized into becoming a werewolf.
15910The Giant Spider Invasion1975, Color, Cinema Group 75, USAMay 31, 1997 (1997-05-31)
Mutant spider eggs land on Earth via meteor. They start hatching and terrorizing a small Wisconsin town.
16011Parts: The Clonus Horror1979, Color, Clonus Associates, USAJune 7, 1997 (1997-06-07)
In an isolated community set in a remote desert area, clones are being bred to serve as a source of replacement organs for the wealthy and powerful.
16112The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies1964, Color, Fairway, USAJune 14, 1997 (1997-06-14)
A couple of slackers stumble across a cult of monsters at an early 1960s carnival.
16213Jack Frost
(Morozko)
1966, Color, Gorky Film Studios, USSRJuly 12, 1997 (1997-07-12)
Filmed version of the Russian Morozko fairy tale. A woman is forced to slave away, while a young prince with the head of a bear must perform a good deed to reverse the curse.
16314Riding with Death
(Gemini Man: "Smithereens" and "Buffalo Bill Rides Again")
1976, Color, Universal TV, USAJuly 19, 1997 (1997-07-19)
Two episodes of the short-lived series Gemini Man edited into one movie. INTERSECT agent Sam Casey, who can turn invisible at will, safeguards a super fuel additive and then takes on a saboteur.
Jim Mallon's last episode as Gypsy.
16415Agent for H.A.R.M.1966, Color, Universal, USAAugust 2, 1997 (1997-08-02)
An American spy protects a scientist from Russian agents.
Patrick Brantseg's first episode as Gypsy.
16516Prince of Space
(Yūsei Ōji)
1959, B&W, Toei Company/Walter Manley Enterprises, JapanAugust 16, 1997 (1997-08-16)
Superhero Prince of Space defends Earth from evil aliens, led by the Phantom of Krankor.
16617The Horror of Party Beach1964, B&W, 20th Century Fox, USASeptember 6, 1997 (1997-09-06)
A beach community is plagued by sea monsters created by radioactive waste dumped off the coast.
16718Devil Doll1963, B&W, Associated Film Distributors, UKOctober 4, 1997 (1997-10-04)
A ventriloquist turns to hypnosis to transfer a person's soul into his dummy.
16819Invasion of the Neptune Men
(Uchū Kaisokusen)
1961, B&W, Toei Company/Walter Manley Enterprises, JapanOctober 11, 1997 (1997-10-11)
A costumed hero in a flying rocket-car tries to save Earth from robot aliens.
16920Space Mutiny1988, Color, AIP, South AfricaNovember 8, 1997 (1997-11-08)
A space pilot helps the commander of a spaceship fight a mutiny led by the treacherous security chief.
17021Time Chasers
(Tangents)
1994, Color, Edgewood Studios, USANovember 22, 1997 (1997-11-22)
A college professor and a reporter go through time in a modified light plane to stop a corporation from using his invention to accidentally create a dystopian future.
17122Overdrawn at the Memory Bank1983, Color (Video), Starmaker Video, Canada/USADecember 6, 1997 (1997-12-06)
In an Orwellian future, a corporate employee discovers forbidden films inside the computers. He projects himself a rendition of Casablanca, and ends up leading a revolution.

Season 9 (1998)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
FilmFilm detailsOriginal air date
1721The Projected Man1966, Color, Universal, UKMarch 14, 1998 (1998-03-14)
A professor develops a teleporter, then teleports himself, with dire consequences.
1732The Phantom Planet1961, B&W, AIP, USAMarch 21, 1998 (1998-03-21)
An astronaut crashes on an asteroid populated by tiny aliens at war with another planet. He shrinks to their size and is imprisoned by them.
1743The Pumaman
(L'uomo puma)
1980, Color, ADM Films, ItalyApril 4, 1998 (1998-04-04)
A man learns he was born with special powers and becomes the superhero Puma Man. He fights the villainous Dr. Kobras, who uses an ancient mind-control mask in his attempts to rule the world.
1754Werewolf
(Arizona Werewolf)
1996, Color, Tozart Publishing, USAApril 18, 1998 (1998-04-18)
After digging up strange bones, a man becomes a werewolf.
1765The Deadly Bees1967, Color, Amicus, UKMay 9, 1998 (1998-05-09)
A pop singer goes on vacation to remote Seagull Island. Her host and his neighbor are both beekeepers. She becomes embroiled in their ongoing feud, and soon afterwards people start dying from bee attacks.
1776The Space Children
With short: Century 21 Calling
1958, B&W, Paramount, USAJune 13, 1998 (1998-06-13)
The children of rocket technicians come into contact with a mind-controlling blob. Together they sabotage a rocket launch.
The short is a 1962 Bell Company production set at the Seattle's World's Fair, at which then-futuristic telephone innovations are discussed and demonstrated.
1787Hobgoblins1988, Color, Rick Sloane Productions, USAJune 27, 1998 (1998-06-27)
Several teens pursue aliens that escaped from a movie studio vault.
1798The Touch of Satan1971, Color, Futurama/Dundee, USAJuly 11, 1998 (1998-07-11)
A young man gets lost while driving, and becomes the guest of a young woman who turns out to be a witch.
1809Gorgo1960, Color, released 1961, MGM, UKJuly 18, 1998 (1998-07-18)
A sea monster appears off the coast of Ireland and is captured by circus men. When the monster is moved to London, its mother comes following; devastation ensues.
Guest appearance by Leonard Maltin.
18110The Final Sacrifice
(Quest for the Lost City)
1990, Color, Flying Dutchman/AIP Home Video, CanadaJuly 25, 1998 (1998-07-25)
A teen follows a map left for him by his long-dead father, runs afoul of an evil cult, then teams up with a beer-guzzling drifter who has a secret.
18211Devil Fish
(Shark rosso nell'oceano)
1984, Color, Filmes Internationale-Nuovo, ItalyAugust 15, 1998 (1998-08-15)
A group of Florida scientists discover a gigantic prehistoric shark.
18312The Screaming Skull
With short: Robot Rumpus
1958, B&W, AIP, USAAugust 29, 1998 (1998-08-29)
Newly-married wife Jenni can't tell if the skull she sees in her new home is a ghostly apparition of her husband's dead first wife, hallucinations from her own nervous condition... or something else.
In the short, Gumby programs robots to do his chores for him, with disastrous results.
18413Quest of the Delta Knights1993, Color, Ramsway JC, USASeptember 26, 1998 (1998-09-26)
A band of knights seek to defeat a malevolent ruler by locating a trove of magical inventions.

Season 10 (1999)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
FilmFilm detailsOriginal air date
1851Soultaker1990, Color, Pacific West Entertainment/Victory Pictures, USA, Rated RApril 11, 1999 (1999-04-11)
A group of teens are injured in a car wreck, and must elude their grim reaper before time runs out.
Joel Hodgson and Frank Conniff guest star in the host segments.
1862Girl in Gold Boots1968, released 1969, Color, Geneni Film Distributors, USA, Rated RApril 18, 1999 (1999-04-18)
A girl from rural California goes to Los Angeles to work as a go-go dancer. There, she and her friends get involved with drug dealers.
1873[2]Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders1995, filmed 1984 & 1995, Color, Berton Films, USASeptember 12, 1999 (1999-09-12)
Using a series of flashbacks, a grandfather tells contemporary stories featuring the legendary wizard Merlin. One story features a book of spells, the other an evil toy monkey.
This episode was aired after the series finale due to rights-related issues.
1884Future War1994, released 1997, Color, Cine Excel Entertainment/Silver Screen International, USA, Rated RApril 25, 1999 (1999-04-25)
An alien race kidnaps Earthlings for use as slaves. One slave escapes to contemporary Los Angeles, where he is hunted by alien cyborgs using dinosaurs as trackers.
1895Blood Waters of Dr. Z
(Zaat)
1972, released 1982, Color, Barton Films, USAMay 2, 1999 (1999-05-02)
A Florida scientist turns himself into a catfish monster and attacks those who wronged him.
1906Boggy Creek II: And the Legend Continues
(The Barbaric Beast of Boggy Creek, Part II)
1983, released 1985; Color, Howco International Pictures, USA, Rated PGMay 9, 1999 (1999-05-09)
A professor and his students camp out in the rural Arkansas swamp, in hopes of finding a Bigfoot-like creature.
1917Track of the Moon Beast1976, Color, Lizard Productions, USA, Rated PGJune 13, 1999 (1999-06-13)
A New Mexico mineralogist is struck in the head by a tiny meteor. When the moon becomes full, he becomes a mindless humanoid lizard monster.
1928Final Justice1985, Color, Arista Films, USA/Italy, Rated RJune 20, 1999 (1999-06-20)
A Texas sheriff goes to Malta in pursuit of the criminal that killed his partner.
1939Hamlet
(Hamlet, Prinz von Dänemark)
1961, B&W, German TVJune 27, 1999 (1999-06-27)
A German television production of the Shakespeare play.
19410It Lives By Night
(The Bat People)
1974, Color, AIP, USA Rated PGJuly 18, 1999 (1999-07-18)
A vacationing scientist is bitten by, and then begins turning into, a bat.
19511Horrors of Spider Island
(Ein Toter hing im Netz)
1960, B&W, Rapid-Intercontinental, West GermanyJuly 25, 1999 (1999-07-25)
A manager and his all-girl dance troupe survive a plane crash, only to find themselves on an island infested with mutated spiders.
19612Squirm
With short: A Case of Spring Fever
1976, Color, AIP/MGM, USA, Rated R/1940, B&W, Jam Handy[4]August 1, 1999 (1999-08-01)
Intelligent, flesh-eating worms attack the residents of remote Fly Creek, Georgia.
The cult short follows a hapless man whose wish – that springs didn't exist – is granted by a magical creature who aims to teach him a lesson.
19713Diabolik
(Danger: Diabolik!)
1968, Color, Paramount, Italy/France, Rated PG-13August 8, 1999 (1999-08-08)
The skilled thief Diabolik performs daring heists, culminating in the theft of $10 million, an 11-emerald necklace, and twenty tons of gold.
Last episode of the original series and Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, Bill Corbett, Mary Jo Pehl, and Patrick Brantseg as series regulars.

Season 11 (2017)[edit]

The eleventh season of the series is listed by Netflix as Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return, and displays it as "season one."

No.
overall
No. in
season
FilmFilm detailsOriginal air date
1981Reptilicus1961, Color, Saga Studios, DenmarkApril 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)
Danish miners discover the frozen tail of a giant reptile. When the tail is allowed to thaw, it regenerates into the monster "Reptilicus," which proceeds to wreak havoc in Copenhagen.
First appearance of Jonah Ray as Jonah Heston, Felicia Day as Kinga Forrester, and Patton Oswalt as Max. First episode with Hampton Yount as Crow T. Robot, Baron Vaughn as Tom Servo and Rebecca Hanson as Gypsy.
Wil Wheaton and Erin Gray guest star. Features a song composed by Paul and Storm.
1992Cry Wilderness1987, Color, Visto International, USAApril 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)
Young Paul tries to protect his father from a prophesied danger while also hiding a Bigfoot-type creature from a poacher.
First guest appearances of Mary Jo Pehl as Pearl Forrester, Bill Corbett as Observer, and Kevin Murphy as Professor Bobo.
2003The Time Travelers1964, Color, AIP, USAApril 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)
A group of scientists step into a time portal and end up stuck in the year 2071, where the Earth is a post-apocalyptic wasteland.
Elliott Kalan and Joel Hodgson guest star.
2014Avalanche1978, Color, New World Pictures, USAApril 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)
Vacationers in the Rocky Mountains find themselves trapped following an avalanche and must find a way to survive and escape.
Neil Patrick Harris guest stars.
2025The Beast of Hollow Mountain1956, Color, United Artists, USAApril 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)
An American rancher in Mexico falls in love with an engaged woman, fights her jealous fiancé, and is forced to confront a mysterious creature which is preying on his cattle.
2036Starcrash1978, Color, New World Pictures, USAApril 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)
A smuggler is tasked to lead a team in a quest across the galaxy to find and prevent the use of an apocalyptic weapon.
Jerry Seinfeld guest stars.
2047The Land That Time Forgot1975, Color, AIP, UK/USAApril 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)
During World War I, American P.O.W.s take over a German U-Boat and accidentally steer it toward a mysterious, uncharted, prehistoric land.
2058The Loves of Hercules1960, Color, Grandi Schermi Italiani, Italy/FranceApril 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)
After his wife is murdered, Hercules goes on a series of adventures centered around the treachery of the evil Licos.
2069Yongary: Monster from the Deep1967, Color, AIP, South KoreaApril 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)
A bomb awakens the monster Yongary, which proceeds to attack Seoul, South Korea.
20710Wizards of the Lost Kingdom1985, Color, Trinity Productions, Argentina/USAApril 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)
A young sire to a kingdom joins with a vagabond swordsman to reclaim his kingdom from an evil sorcerer.
20811Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II1989, Color, Concorde Pictures, Argentina/USAApril 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)
Only a teenage boy with magical powers can restore peace to three kingdoms after they are all overtaken by evil lords.
Guest appearances by Mary Jo Pehl as Pearl Forrester, Bill Corbett as Observer, and Kevin Murphy as Professor Bobo.
20912Carnival Magic1981, Color, Krypton Productions, USAApril 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)
A talented mind-reader and a super-intelligent chimpanzee help to save a small-time traveling carnival from going bankrupt.
Mark Hamill guest stars.
21013The Christmas That Almost Wasn't1966, Color, Childhood Productions, Inc., USA/ItalyApril 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)
Villainous Mr. Prune attempts to stop Santa Claus from delivering presents by threatening to evict him from the North Pole, but Santa gains help of a caring lawyer to help circumvent Mr. Prune's demands.
Elliott Kalan and Joel Hodgson guest star.
21114At the Earth's Core1976, Color, AIP/British Lion Films, UK/USAApril 14, 2017 (2017-04-14)
Two scientists develop a drilling machine to bore through a mountain but inadvertently go off course and dig into an apparent paradise deep near the Earth's core.
Guest appearances by Mary Jo Pehl as Pearl Forrester, Bill Corbett as Observer, and Kevin Murphy as Professor Bobo.
Joel McHale and Paul Chaplin guest star.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

1. Episode 104 was both the last episode of Season 1 to be produced and to air. Despite this, it was given the lower production number.[5]
2. Due to issues with the movie rights, Episode 1003 debuted a month after the series finale first aired.[6]

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