Recap: Mystery Science Theater 3000 S 08 E 06 The Undead

Film watched: The Undead

The Mystery Science Theater 3000 episode of this movie contains examples of:

  • Brain Bleach
    Servo: You know, Smolkin's naked sometimes, Mike.
    Mike: ...Oh, damn you, Servo.
  • Damned by Faint Praise: When the Observers are looking over the results of the IQ tests given to the cast
    Observer: The one called "Gypsy" did rather well. 80th Percentile among robots of her kind, of which there is only one.
  • Flashback Stares: The 'bots insist that Mike provides a COMPLETE recap of events up to and before his employment at Deep 13 - unfortunately, they send him back too far (complete with Kubrick Stare.)
    Mike: Never figured out why they fired me... hmm. I was late a lot, there was that... quite a bit, actually... showed up that one time from that kegger - I was all stinky, I hadn't showered... punched that guy from accounting that one time...
    Tom: [nervous] Th-this isn't helping, Mike...
    Mike: Someone really had it out for me, though... think I know who it was... oh, yeah...
    Crow: [nervous] M-mike, honey... you're... you're scaring us...
  • Insistent Terminology: Pen-DRAGON, as opposed to PENDRA-gon.
  • Overly Long Gag: Bobo taking his sweet time making a sandwich with Observer's brain.
  • Phlebotinum Breakdown: Livia, a witch from the film, escapes into the SoL, but is unable to control her powers and winds up transformed into a bottle of bleach.
  • Running GSTAY!!!!ag
    • Benjamin Franklin quotes whenever the bust of Franklin in the office is visible.
    • Lord of the Rings jokes for PENDRA-gon. "Gotta help Strider move a couch."
  • Shout-Out: When the knight who gets Mugged for Disguise first appears, Mike sings "Me in white satin..."