YMMV / Mystery Science Theater 3000 S 03 E 03 Pod People

  • Crowning Moment of Funny:
    • Crow's "Potato Soliloquy".
    Crow [As Trumpy] "This potato's got big ears. Yes."
    • When one of the women has been killed after taking a shower:
    Tom: She's Zestfully dead!
    Tommy: Do you know what fun is, Trumpy?
    Crow (as Trumpy): Yes, it's where I break you in half.
  • Growing the Beard: This is often considered to be one of the first really good episodes of the show.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight:
    • Joel points out the resemblance of Brian the record producer to Andy Travis. Oddly enough, the actor who played Brian, Emilio Linder, later had a bit part in Rustlers' Rhapsody, directed by WKRP in Cincinnati creator Hugh Wilson.note .
    • Youtube commenters have pointed out that the lyrics of "Idiot Control Now" sound like something Beck might have written.
    • The Late Late Show has had a public domain karaoke segment.
    • The "I named you after Donald Trump" riff gained new relevance in 2016.
  • Inferred Holocaust: As Crow points out, Trumpy was raised by a child, and as such won't last too long in the woods.
  • Memetic Mutation: *Makes 'okay' hand gesture* "It stinks!"