Recap / Mystery Science Theater 3000 S 05 E 18 The Atomic Brain
What About Juvenile Delinquency
The Atomic Brain Accidental Misnaming: Dr. Forrester addresses Mike as "Nilsson" during the invention exchange. A Day in the Limelight: Magic Voice gets the third host segment to herself, where she gets hit on by the sleazy voice-over guy from the movie. Brought To You By The "?": At the end of , a question mark floats towards the audience. What About Juvenile Delinquency Casting Gag: The "invention exchange" is simply the Bots and the Mads doing mocking impressions of each other. Crow does Dr. F and vice versa, meaning you're actually seeing Trace Beaulieu playing each of his characters imitating the other one. Both done poorly. Continuity Nod: Crow:
I'm looking for the
Curse Cut Short:
Crow: I'm Dr. Clayton Forrester, and I've got my head stuck waaaay up—
Mike/Tom: WE'VE GOT MOVIE SIGN!!! Dead Man Writing: Mike's reaction to March's companion reading a letter.
Mike: By the time I read this, you'll be dead. Department of Redundancy Department: One of the reactions to one of the naked, dead girls. Mike: Hey, there's a naked girl in there and she's nude! With no clothes on! Which is a Shout-Out to , as Radar exclaimed that line more than once in the series. M*A*S*H Fake Nationality: The ludicrous "foreign" accents of the women.
Mike: You're all from Nebraska! Cut it out! Getting Crap Past the Radar: Mike muses that he wants to go to Egypt and see the...sights. Meanwhile Nina is lying on her back, with her chest looking rather pointy. I Have Many Names: Every time Mrs. March shouts out Bea's name, Mike and the Bots tend to fill in different phrases/names at the end. ...Or So I Heard: Overly Long Gag:
Tom: Yeah, yeah, it goes on like that. We know.
Mike: Sorry. Running Gag: Two notable ones: The various additions to Bea's name, and "Selznick International Pictures" when Mrs. March's house shows up. Singing like Stephen Stills whenever dog-man Hans shows up. "So we chaaaaaaange partners!" "Jump the one you're with!" Shave And A Haircut: When Mrs. March knocks on the door to find out if the two remaining girls are in their room, Mike shouts out "'Shave And A Haircut'! What do we do?" With Lyrics: Tom adds lyrics to the Mickey Mousing background music.
Tom: (singing) She's old, she creaks, and pops...