MST3K: SEASON 1 (1989-90)
Mystery Science Theater 3000 makes its national television debut! Trapped by mad scientists Dr. Forrester and Dr. Erhardt, host Joel Robinson and his robot pals face off against movies like THE CRAWLING EYE and ROBOT HOLOCAUST.
Season 1 originally aired on The Comedy Channel from November 18, 1989 to February 20, 1990.
Crawling Eye, The
In the first episode to air on The Comedy Channel (aka Comedy Central), the crew watches a journalist and a UN troubleshooter team up to investigate a Swiss village under attack by one-eyed tentacled monsters from outer space, in THE CRAWLING EYE (1958). Meanwhile, on the SOL, Joel treats the bot...
The Robot vs. the Aztec Mummy
In the theater, the crew watches as a robot created by the evil Dr. Krupp attempts to defeat Popoca – the Aztec Mummy – and loot the treasure of his crypt, in "The Robot vs the Aztec Mummy" (1964). Meanwhile, on the SOL, Demon Dogs invade the SOL and cause chaos. This episode features the short r...
Mad Monster, The
In the theater, the crew watches as a mad scientist transforms his assistant into a werewolf, whom he sics on all those who mocked him, in "Mad Monster" (1942). Meanwhile, on the SOL, Joel swaps Crow and Servo's heads. This episode features the short "Radar Men from the Moon, Chapter Two: Molten ...
Women of the Prehistoric Planet
In the theater, the crew watches a search for survivors of a crash on a prehistoric planet inhabitated by giant iguanas, in "Women of the Prehistoric Planet" (1966). Meanwhile, on the SOL, Joel and the bots struggle to disarm a Doomsday Device. This episode features the song "Flesh Barn" jingle, ...
Corpse Vanishes, The
In the theater, the crew watches as a botanist poisons brides at the altar, concocting a youth potion from their glands for his ancient wife, in THE CORPSE VANISHES (1942). Meanwhile, on the SOL, the crew unwinds with a game of tag and Crow runs a barbershop. This episode features the short "Rada...
Crawling Hand, The
In the theater, the crew watches as a naive medical student becomes a killer after he is possessed by the disembodied hand of an irradiated astronaut, in "The Crawling Hand" (1963). Meanwhile, on the SOL, Joel and the bots unleash their William Shatner impressions.
In the theater, the crew watches as the Earth's last survivors are hunted by an alien robot that resembles a gorilla in a diving helmet, in "Robot Monster" (1953). Meanwhile, in Deep 13, the Mads unveil their Flaming Whoopie Cushion. This episode features the shorts "Radar Men from the Moon, Chap...
Slime People, The
In the theater, the crew watch as a sportscaster/pilot leads a counter-attack on the subterranean reptile beasts that have conquered the city of Los Angeles, in "The Slime People" (1962). Meanwhile, on the SOL, annoyed by the short, Crow and Servo take Commander Cody to "Reality Court." This epi...
In the theater, the crew watches as a communist spy tries to sabotage an American space mission to the moon in the distant future (AKA 1970), in "Project Moonbase" (1953). Meanwhile, on the SOL, the Bots rattle off the many uses of the miracle home product SPACOM! This episode features the short ...
In the theater, the crew watches as a renegade group attempt to overthrow the Dark One and his minions and free mankind in a post-apocalytpic future in ROBOT HOLOCAUST (1987). Meanwhile, on the SOL, Cambot's sitcom simulator laugh track goes haywire. This episode features the short "Radar Men fro...
Moon Zero Two
In the theater, the crew watches as a former astronaut operates a cargo hauling business on the moon in "Moon Zero Two" (1969). Meanwhile, on the SOL, Crow and Servo battle in zero gravity.
In the theater, the crew watches as a pair of hitchhiking sisters are sentenced to work in a labor camp run by a corrupt local government in "Untamed Youth" (1957). Meanwhile, on the SOL, Gypsy is coughing up all sorts of exciting surprises.
Black Scorpion, The
In the theater, the crew watches as a a volcanic eruption causes giant scorpions to rage through Mexico in "The Black Scorpion" (1957). Meanwhile on the SOL, Joel and the bots pay tribute to Mexico in Spanish with less-than-helpful subtitles. This episode features Josh Weinstein's final eppearanc...