Recap / Mystery Science Theater 3000 S 03 E 10 Fugitive Alien
"It's an intriguing mix of genocide and modern dance!"
Film watched: Fugitive Alien
This is the song written for the train chase,
This is the chase: Rocky and Ken,
He tried to kill me with a forklift! Ole!
This is the song right after the train chase,
This is the fight: Rocky and Ken
Now strap in tight, and let's get set for action,
To launch the ship out of the sand!
He tried to kill me with a forklift! Huzzah!
This is one of the nine Sandy Frank Japanese films originally used for a KTMA episode that was riffed again a few years later on Comedy Central
The Comedy Central episode introduced Mike Nelson's parody version of Jack Perkins, former host of the A&E network's show Biography
. "Jack" would go on to be a recurring character, even hosting the framing segments of the short-lived "Mystery Science Theater Hour."
The Mystery Science Theater 3000 presentation contains examples of the following tropes:
- Running Gag:
- Waxing Lyrical: During the invention exchange:
Frank: Well, when you're an on-the-go kind of guy like myself, sometimes you need ear drops, sometimes you need eye drops, sometimes you need nose drops, sometimes you need throat drops. Sometimes, when we touch, the honesty's too much.
- With Lyrics: Turning the Theme Music Power-Up cue into the famous "Forklift" song.