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Recap: Mystery Science Theater 3000 S 06 E 03 The Dead Talk Back
Film shown: The Dead Talk Back

It was shown alongside the short The Selling Wizard, in which Anheuser-Busch tried to sell grocery freezers with the help of a "pizza dominatrix".

The Mystery Science Theater 3000 presentation contains the following tropes:

  • Credits Gag: Crow's Jerry Garcia solo.
  • Misapplied Phlebotinum: The entire joke of the radio show skit. Crow and Servo manage to get Krasker's afterlife two-way radio working, and immediately use it for a sports talk radio show. Mike spends the entire sketch flabbergasted as Abraham Lincoln and Winston Churchill call in from beyond the grave, and not even they're interested in anything besides who'll win the Super Bowl that year.
  • Not Me This Time: Invoked:
    Detective: "What [were you arrested] for?"
    Crow (as Krueger): "Crossbow killing...but I had nothing to do with this one!"
  • Overly-Long Gag: Crow's Jerry Garcia solo
  • Running Gag: Crow's Jerry Garcia solo.
  • Take That: Winston Churchill slams the Buffalo Bills' (especially then-quarterback Jim Kelly's) chance of having a Super Bowl ring.
    • Then again, Churchill's right.
  • William Telling

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