Recap: Mystery Science Theater 3000 S 04 E 02 The Giant Gila Monster

Film watched: The Giant Gila Monster

The movie was included in the 10th volume of Rhino Video's collections of the series , replacing Godzilla vs. Megalon after the rights to release that film were lost.

The MST3K presentation contains examples of:

  • Accidental Misnaming: A letter read by Joel has Crow labeled Art, which became his nickname given by Pearl.
  • Coincidental Broadcast: Joel's Invention Exchange is a radio that plays nothing but these.
  • Got Me Doing It
    Joel, as the Gila Monster: Sing whenever I sing whenever I oh, now I'm doing it!
  • Running Gag:
    • Making explosion noises every time the hero's jalopy visibly jumps while chasing the Giant Gila Monster with a load of nitroglycerine.
    • Singing the theme to The Munsters when a jalopy appears.
    • References to that stupid "Sing Whenever I Sing" ('My Baby She Rocks') song.
    • Joel's imitation of the titular lizard with that "BLBLBLAAAHHHH" noise.
    • And all that jazz about "SKID MARKS".
    • Something is always out of the Sheriff's jurisdiction.
    • The Sheriff being basically useless.
    • That stupid Captain Morgan Pose that J&TBs calling the movie out on it.
    • The French girl & Jerry Lewis movie references.