Recap: Mystery Science Theater 3000 S 04 E 03 City Limits
Film watched: City Limits
The Mystery Science Theater 3000 presentation contains examples of:
- Call Back: Frank singing "I sing whenever I sing whenever I sing" to himself during the opening skit.
- Joel makes a quick joke about a phone in the movie being the Cheese Phone that the Mads once used in a previous invention exchange.
- Crow loses his eyes in the first segment and says 'Help me.' in the same inflection as the random blind man from Rocket Attack USA.
- Joel references The Sidehackers, Mighty Jack and Pod People when singing to the credits, ending with his comparisons with a Curse Cut Short.
- Celeb Crush: Crow's crush on Kim Cattrall begins here and continues until The Magic Sword, where his affections switch to Estelle Winwood.
- Filk Song: The guys make up their own snarky lyrics to the end credits rap.
- Glasses Pull: Observed in Kim Cattrall's character:Tom Servo: She just has those glasses so she can pull them off dramatically.Crow: I like it!
- Morrissey: Used by the Mads to demonstrate the "Pop Star Tupperware".Dr Forrester: Meat is murder Frank.
- Scenery Censor: Joel stands up just at the right time while holding an umbrella to obscure Rae Dawn Chong skinny-dipping.
- Shout-Out: "Rules? In a knife fight?"
- Troll: Joel clearly was getting a kick out of using his umbrella.
- With Lyrics: The guys sing along with the end credits.
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