Recap: Mystery Science Theater 3000 S 03 E 24 Master Ninja II

Film watched: Master Ninja II

MST3K had planned to air the third of the Master Ninja movies in the sixth season; unfortunately, the plans fell through, and they aired Samson vs. the Vampire Women instead.

This episode contained the following tropes:

He eventually concludes that Charles Darwin would have a howler monkey that would eventually evolve into "his wisecracking partner, Blake".
  • Theatresports: The opening segment has Joel and the 'Bots pretending to be an improv troupe, performing a sketch premise where they ask their audience (Gypsy) for random pieces of information — which Gypsy answers even more randomly than expected:
    Joel: (To Crow and Tom) Okay, you're at Cream of Wheat, you're about to do Peter Gabriel when Anger shows up, and... Go!
    • Genius Bonus: Best Brains throw in several bits of improv jargon in the aftermath, where Tom and Crow complain about "negating" each other.
  • The Unintelligible: Many jokes about Timothy Van Patten being one of these, especially the "General Timothy Van Patton" sketch.
    Crow: (George C. Scott impression) "Now, I want you to remember that no babbister ever (Timothy Van Patten impression) wub a waa by dibbing fuh hibs cubbidy."