Recap / Mystery Science Theater 3000 S 02 E 07 Wild Rebels

Film watched: Wild Rebels

Wild Rebels was released on the Collection Volume 9 box set.

The Mystery Science Theater 3000 presentation has examples of:

  • Early Installment Weirdness: The only episode in which the theater is actually called the "Mystery Science Theater."
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar / Genius Bonus: invoked This sequence:
    Joel: What's the extra E for?
    Crow: The extra E is for extra...-
    Servo: IXNAY!note 
    • Also,
    Crow: Banjo! Quit playing yourself!
  • Gretzky Has the Ball: A riff involving Rod being dropped off at the club by an old guy in a ballcap.
    Tom (as Rod): "Hey, thanks for the ride, Mr. Lasorda!"
    Tom (as Rod): "Yeah, whatever. Good luck with the football team, or whatever it is you do."
  • Running Gag (in future experiments): "That square bugs me... he really bugs meee!!!" and "You and your friends are the only creeps in this place!"
  • Russian Reversal:
    Jeeter: (Inviting Rod to crash at their shack) It's not very much, but it's, uh, what we call home.
    Joel: What you call home, Rambo calls hell!
  • Sophisticated as Hell: While explaining Jeeter's Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness, Joel claims that many east coast intellectuals have ridden in biker gangs.
  • The Exit Is That Way: After a tense confrontation ends with Rod carefully backing out the door of the shack:
    Crow: "That's... the closet."
  • With Lyrics: singing along with the lousy band during the bar scene: "My lunch goes BLEEEECCCCHHHH!!!"