In the Not Too Distant Future...

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Re: In the Not Too Distant Future...

Post by lunchstealer » 10 Sep 2019, 05:42

I started with King Dinosaur. I frickin loved it.

I’d probably go with Gamera. Kaiju but not Godzilla, has the Gamera song, just solid stuff.
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Post by Mo » 10 Sep 2019, 09:05

+1 to Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. Partially because of the Patrick Swayze Christmas song.
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Re: In the Not Too Distant Future...

Post by Warren » 10 Sep 2019, 09:20

Highway wrote:
09 Sep 2019, 21:52
Warren wrote:
09 Sep 2019, 19:52
What was Mr. B Natural paired up with?
I just looked it up, because I thought of Mr. B Natural as well as a great introduction. It was with War of the Colossal Beast.
hmmm let me just *google*
Oh yeah. That's a great ep. Movie is typical MST fare with good riffing, great short, and great host segs. Highly recommended for new viewers.
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Re: In the Not Too Distant Future...

Post by lunchstealer » 10 Sep 2019, 18:59

In Sandy's absence, I'll submit "I Accuse My Parents!" which is like if Reefer Madness were a Lifetime Movie.
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Re: In the Not Too Distant Future...

Post by Hugh Akston » 15 Nov 2019, 13:02

According to "Deadly" Beez McKeever, former prop diva and current robot costumer, MST3k has been deplatformed, presumably because Netflix's programming decisions are made by a Magic 8-Ball.
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Post by Jennifer » 15 Nov 2019, 17:11

FWIW, MST3K episodes DO air on a weird cable channel that's part of the AT&T U-Verse package (at least in Atlanta). I say a "weird" cable channel because the name is something like ZLive or Channel Z or Z-TV -- when you scroll through the actual channel listings, the abbreviation is "ZLIV" or "ZLIVHD" -- but neither Jeff nor I could find a website for the channel, or any sort of online listings .. and even when that channel does play MST3K it rarely says so; it simply says "Movie." Not "MST3K," not even "Whatever actual movie they're riffing," just ... "movie."

ZLive or ZTV is NOT to be confused with "Zee TV" in India, or something called Z TV which was an early pay-TV station in California, or any other existing Z-list channels which definitely don't correspond to the one that plays MST3K on U-Verse.
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Post by Shem » 17 Nov 2019, 15:56

That's a streaming service that's paired with cable networks. Comcast has it as well.
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Post by Eric the .5b » 17 Nov 2019, 20:03

There's also RiffTrax, if you're jonesing. They even have a stream on Twitch if you don't feel like shelling out.
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Re: In the Not Too Distant Future...

Post by Hugh Akston » 19 Nov 2019, 14:08

MST3k is launching a 24/7 Twitch feed:



I'm guessing that if they press on with making more episodes in the future, that they will switch to a Patreon funding model and stream directly to bypass network execs.
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Re: In the Not Too Distant Future...

Post by Eric the .5b » 19 Nov 2019, 21:43

Well, hot damn.
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Re: In the Not Too Distant Future...

Post by Hugh Akston » 27 Nov 2019, 11:47

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