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    Episode 64 – Hercules Unchained

    Things get creative as we see all of the things we can make out of clam juice, and Dr. Odd eats something he shouldn’t. We also discuss MST3K S4E8 – Hercules Unchained, which, while playing fast and loose with Greek Mythology, actually makes for pretty good fodder for an MST3K episode! Everything from the riffing, to the film to the host segments are spot on in this episode, and it is definitely one of our favorites. Once you’ve finished listening, head over to our facebook page and join the discussion about all things MST3K! You can also follow us on twitter, or leave us a review on iTunes, or the…

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    Episode 63 – Starcrash

    Sometimes when you’re stranded in space with nothing to eat but bologna, lots of things that wouldn’t normally sound good start to sound downright tasty. Even Golden Corral, as we explore in this episode. We also watch and discuss Starcrash – a film that seems like someone watched Star Wars while reading Dune, described both of them to a 5 year old, and then had said 5 year old write a film script. It’s like what would happen if you searched “60’s generic space film” on youtube and just let related videos auto-play for 90 minutes. As a film for MST3K though, it’s wonderfully campy and provides quite a bit…

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    Episode 62 – The Killer Shrews

    Most of the time, our feelings about episodes of MST3K correspond nearly identically with those of our great GIR community. Unfortunately, our discussion of S4E7 – The Killer Shrews is not one of those times… While this seems to be a lot of people’s favorite episode, it actually turned out to be one of our our least favorites (for reasons that we go in depth on in the podcast). This is one of the many great reasons we love MST3K though – it is a show with such variety that it allows everyone to find different elements they love in different episodes. It’s also something that makes our GIR community…