Mystery Science Theater 3000

  • 1997
  • TV Show
  • None

A human and two robots poke fun at egregiously cheesy sci-fi movies in this cult comedy series, which began on a Minneapolis UHF station in 1988 and moved to cable a year later. The film was projected across the screen as the three acerbic critics, silhouetted across the bottom, wisecracked their way through the feature.

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Season 8, Episode 4 The Deadly Mantis

First Aired: February 22, 1997

Featured: "The Deadly Mantis" from 1957, starring Craig Stevens and William Hopper.

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  • Premiered: January 25, 1997
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A human and two robots poke fun at egregiously cheesy sci-fi movies in this cult comedy series, which began on a Minneapolis UHF station in 1988 and moved to cable a year later. The film was projected across the screen as the three acerbic critics, silhoue… (more)

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