No, no one's making new episodes of Mystery Science Theater
"Mystery Science Theater
3000: The Movie" was filmed in the Twin Cities.
(Not entirely original, the format borrows from another cable-TV show, Comedy Central's Mystery Science Theater
3000, in which a man and his robots watch subliterate sic-fi and gladiator flicks and take potshots at straw men from beyond the galaxy.) In his 1983 film Videodrome, David Cronenberg accurately presaged this development with his Marshall McLuhan-based character Professor Brian O'Blivion, who only agrees to appear "on TV on TV." Today, it is not unusual to see a "how-to" ad one week and the same spot a week later "on TV on TV," in the virtual living room of a follow-up spot, with the "family" nodding and demonstrating the making of an order.
One good start is Comedy Central's "Mystery Science Theater
3000," where the main characters, forced to watch horrendous movies, fight back by heckling them.
"Mystery Science Theater
3000: The Return" Season 1 - April 14 - The cult comedy is back to mock B-movies and make audiences laugh.
"Daredevil" stars Charlie Cox, Jon Bernthal, Elden Henson, Nichelle Nichols ("Star Trek"), Joel Hodgson ("Mystery Science Theater
3000"), Kevin Sorbo ("Hercules: The Legendary Journeys"), Barry Bostwick (The Rocky Horror Picture Show, "Spin City"), and Charles Martinet (Voice actor - "Super Mario") headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to attend the pop culture extravaganza.
MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER
3000: THE MOVIE (PG, pounds 15.99, Blu-ray pounds 19.99) The cult TV show - in which a human and two robots are forced by a dastardly scientist to watch bad movies - got a movie makeover in 1996.
The apex of Kiss' superhero career came in 1978, with the live action film "Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park." Now, "Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park" is the next victim up for The Lucky Dog's live spin on "Mystery Science Theater
3000," where three comedians will heckle the movie for your entertainment at 8 p.m., Monday at The Lucky Dog Music Hall, 89 Green St., Worcester, following a set by musician Matt Soper.
Despite the filmmakers' attempt to sync post-dubbed dialogue to the moving lips of the actors, "Prix de Beaute's" sound scenes have a "Mystery Science Theater
(Wellspring) or a new boxed set of hilarious Mystery Science Theater
3000 episodes (Rhino), featuring such venerable gay actors as Tommy Kirk (Catalina Caper) and Robert Reed (Bloodlust!).--Alonso Duralde
* Comedy Central's most original and most popular first-run show is the delightful Mystery Science Theater
3000, now in its sixth season.
It's this compulsion that's been the key to the success of the audience-participation phenomenon "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," and of the TV show "Mystery Science Theater
3000," where the show's cast of sarcastic robots do the shouting for you.