History Recap / MysteryScienceTheater3000S08E04TheDeadlyMantis

4th Jul '16 7:30:56 PM binaroid
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* ButterflyOfDoom: The narration at the start of the film [[FauxlosophicNarration attempts]] to invoke this trope after StockFootage of a volcano erupting is used to explain the Mantis' awakening. This does not go un-riffed:
-->'''Narrator:''' For every action...\\
'''Mike:''' ... there is a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Action_Jackson_(1988_film) Jackson]].\\
'''Narrator:''' ...there is an equal, and opposite, reaction.\\
'''Mike:''' (as the map on-screen pans north) We take you now to a coldwater flat in Brooklyn, where another volcano is erupting.\\
'''Servo:''' (when map pans to the North Pole) Because of volcanic activity, a creature named SantaClaus crawled out of the ice!
21st Jun '16 1:02:36 PM AnotherGuy
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-->'''Crow:''' It's certainly a joyous day for any Nelson woman when she meets the ape of her dreams.

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-->'''Crow:''' It's certainly a joyous day for any Nelson woman when she meets the ape of her dreams.[[note]]'''Servo:''' I'm hiding my sock monkey, that's for sure.[[/note]]
7th Feb '16 11:20:39 AM Morgenthaler
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* XMeetsY: Mike describes the tunnel climax scene as "The cast of ''Film/{{Outbreak}}'' in ''Film/TheUntouchables''."

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* XMeetsY: Mike describes the tunnel climax scene as "The cast of ''Film/{{Outbreak}}'' in ''Film/TheUntouchables''."
7th Feb '16 11:20:25 AM Morgenthaler
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* TakeThat: "Hopefully John Madden was on that bus."

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* TakeThat: TakeThat:
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"Hopefully John Madden was on that bus."



** "Still, that was sadder than ''TermsOfEndearment''."

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** "Still, that was sadder than ''TermsOfEndearment''.''Film/TermsOfEndearment''."
22nd Nov '15 5:12:39 AM SpideyTerry
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* DirtyCoward: One of the tribesmen abandoning another when the mantis attacks:
-->'''Servo:''' Good luck!



* GeneralFailure: "Sir, I just remembered you didn't tell us what your plan is or anything!"



-->'''Crow:''' ''(as the mantis)'' We're very alike, you and I, General. Join me. No? You care too much, don't you? ''(laughs)''

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-->'''Crow:''' ''(as the mantis)'' We're very alike, you and I, General.Colonel. Join me. No? You care too much, don't you? ''(laughs)''



* PaperThinDisguise: In the tunnel, Servo suggests the mantis tries to disguise itself as a highway worker but is given away by his giant ovipositor.



-->'''Army General''': That'll put [the giant mantis] over [[{{Joisey}} Newark]] in a few minutes.\\

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-->'''Army --->'''Army General''': That'll put [the giant mantis] over [[{{Joisey}} Newark]] in a few minutes.\\




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* XMeetsY: Mike describes the tunnel climax scene as "The cast of ''Film/{{Outbreak}}'' in ''Film/TheUntouchables''."
22nd Nov '15 1:28:37 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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* IAteWhat: Crow takes great delight in telling Mike and Servo just what the well marbled, piquant meat they're eating is.

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* IAteWhat: Crow takes great delight in telling Mike and Servo just what the well marbled, well-marbled, piquant meat they're eating is.
16th Oct '15 11:37:34 PM nombretomado
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* ShoutOut: The bomb worshipers and the subsequent planetary destruction by said bomb is a clear reference to ''[[PlanetOfTheApes Beneath the Planet of the Apes]]''.
** Peanut getting blasted into the past references the sequel to ''Beneath'', ''[[PlanetOfTheApes Escape From the Planet of the Apes]]''.

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* ShoutOut: The bomb worshipers and the subsequent planetary destruction by said bomb is a clear reference to ''[[PlanetOfTheApes Beneath the Planet of the Apes]]''.
''Film/BeneathThePlanetOfTheApes''.
** Peanut getting blasted into the past references the sequel to ''Beneath'', ''[[PlanetOfTheApes Escape From the Planet of the Apes]]''.''Film/EscapeFromThePlanetOfTheApes''.
1st Sep '15 9:13:19 PM nombretomado
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!!The MysteryScienceTheater3000 presentation includes the following tropes:

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!!The MysteryScienceTheater3000 Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 presentation includes the following tropes:
9th Aug '15 5:04:16 PM AnotherGuy
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* IAteWhat: Crow takes great delight in telling Mike and Servo just what the well marbled, piquant meat they're eating is.
9th Aug '15 4:58:29 PM AnotherGuy
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* SayingSoundEffectsOutLoud: Since space has no noise, Servo supplies the sound of cars driving. "Watch, I'll downshift now!"
-->''(Tom Servo hums)''
-->'''Crow:''' What's that?
-->'''Servo:''' I'm idling.
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