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* EvenTheLovingHeroHasHatedOnes: In "[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S06E19RedZoneCuba Red Zone Cuba]]", Dr. Clayton Forrester gets severely beaten by mobsters and spend the rest of the episode on the verge of death. As he's hospitalized, several well-known pacifists send their regards. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Buscaglia Leo "Dr. Love" Buscaglia]] writes a note to say he hopes Dr. Forrester burns in Hell, UsefulNotes/JimmyCarter phones and excitedly asks if he's dead yet, and Mother Theresa sends a wreath of wilted flowers with a banner reading "HOPE YOU DIE".

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** They would usually poke fun at incidental examples in the movies they riff on.
--->"Oh, Pepsi paid ''handsomely'' for that product placement."
--->"Why do I suddenly feel like having CARNATION ICE CREAM?!"


* AwesomeMcCoolname: In ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFHlJ2voJHY Space Mutiny]]'', they invent about a zillion impressive examplee: Big [=McLargehuge=], Smoke Manmuscle, Butch Deadlift, Dirk Hardpec, Punch Sideiron...

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* AwesomeMcCoolname: In ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFHlJ2voJHY Space Mutiny]]'', they invent about a zillion impressive examplee: awesome names for the protagonist: Hack Blowfist, Big [=McLargehuge=], Smoke Manmuscle, Butch Deadlift, Dirk Hardpec, Punch Sideiron...


** In the special ''Mystery Science Theater Blockbuster Review'', where they riffed on trailers for new releases that summer (''Film/MenInBlack'', ''Film/{{Contact}}'', ''Film/BatmanAndRobin'', etc.) Bobo, Brain Guy and Pearl all joined in on the fun.

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** In the special ''Mystery Science Theater Blockbuster Review'', where they riffed on trailers for new releases that summer (''Film/MenInBlack'', ''Film/{{Contact}}'', ''Film/BatmanAndRobin'', etc.) ), Bobo, Brain Guy and Pearl all joined in on the fun.



* AsianCleaverFever: One skit in ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' shows Mike having a {{Flashback}} to his days as a ''teppanyaki'' chef. He cuts Crow's hand off whilst swinging knives around.

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* AsianCleaverFever: One skit in ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' shows Mike having a {{Flashback}} {{flashback}} to his days as a ''teppanyaki'' chef. He cuts Crow's hand off whilst swinging knives around.



** Averted with Pearl. [[spoiler:Her VillainousBreakdown brought much sympathy from fans]].

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** Averted with Pearl. [[spoiler:Her VillainousBreakdown brought much sympathy from fans]].fans.]]



* AwesomeMcCoolname: In ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFHlJ2voJHY Space Mutiny]]'', they invent about a zillion impressive {{Awesome McCoolname}}s: Big [=McLargehuge=], Smoke Manmuscle, Butch Deadlift, Dirk Hardpec, Punch Sideiron...

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* AwesomeMcCoolname: In ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFHlJ2voJHY Space Mutiny]]'', they invent about a zillion impressive {{Awesome McCoolname}}s: examplee: Big [=McLargehuge=], Smoke Manmuscle, Butch Deadlift, Dirk Hardpec, Punch Sideiron...



* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: In one episode, Mike, taking advantage of Pearl's [[TheGamblingAddict weakness]], challenges her to a ShellGame with the stakes being Mike's choice of any film he wants or two of Pearl's choice. Mike wins and ends up picking ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}''--and oh, ''boy'', does he get ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S10E09Hamlet Hamlet]]''.

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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: In one tenth season episode, Mike, taking advantage of Pearl's [[TheGamblingAddict weakness]], challenges her to a ShellGame with the stakes being Mike's choice of any film he wants or two of Pearl's choice. Mike wins and ends up picking ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}''--and oh, ''boy'', does he get ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S10E09Hamlet Hamlet]]''.



---> '''Servo:''' If you enjoyed ''Catching Trouble'' in any way, there is something wrong with you!
** ''Film/InvasionOfTheNeptuneMen'' nearly pushed the crew over the edge. Specifically, the movie's use of stock footage (some of which featured violent destruction recorded during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII), deeply offended the cast.

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---> '''Servo:''' --->'''Servo:''' If you enjoyed ''Catching Trouble'' in any way, there is something wrong with you!
** ''Film/InvasionOfTheNeptuneMen'' nearly pushed the crew over the edge. Specifically, the movie's film's use of stock footage (some of which featured ''actual'' violent destruction recorded during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII), deeply offended the cast.



* BetterThanSex: In Mike and the Bots' riffing of ''Film/TheSkydivers'', Crow uses this phrase to mock the movie's [[MustHaveCaffeine obsession with coffee]], as well as the lack of chemistry between the two lead characters.

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* BetterThanSex: In Mike and the Bots' riffing of ''Film/TheSkydivers'', Crow uses this phrase to mock the movie's [[MustHaveCaffeine obsession with coffee]], as well as the lack of chemistry between the two lead characters.



** In ''Film/SantaClaus1959'', Servo exclaims this as Santa, which is a sly commentary on Christmas.

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** In ''Film/SantaClaus1959'', ''Film/{{Santa Claus|1959}}'', Servo exclaims this as Santa, which is a sly commentary on Christmas.



* BigBudgetBeefUp: The revival has a budget of a little over $6 million which admittedly isn't ''that'' much as far as contemporary TV productions go, but [[StylisticSuck the unique way]] in which ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' is filmed means that money now goes a lot further than it ever has, and the falling costs of practical effects means they can do a lot more than they could back in the day. Some examples from the trailer alone include Servo flying in the theater (a similar shot in a Host Segment was only possible in TheMovie) while Crow stands on the seats below him and dances, and Gypsy now descending from the ceiling rather than rising up from the floor. And for the first time in the show's history, it was cheaper to shoot in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles rather than the Midwest.

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* BigBudgetBeefUp: The revival has a budget of a little over $6 million which admittedly isn't ''that'' much as far as contemporary TV productions go, but [[StylisticSuck the unique way]] in which ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' the series is filmed means that money now goes a lot further than it ever has, and the falling costs of practical effects means they can do a lot more than they could back in the day. Some examples from the trailer alone include Servo flying in the theater (a similar shot in a Host Segment was only possible in TheMovie) while Crow stands on the seats below him and dances, and Gypsy now descending from the ceiling rather than rising up from the floor. And for the first time in the show's history, it was cheaper to shoot in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles rather than the Midwest.



** Mike Nelson's InUniverse family.

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** Mike Nelson's Mike's InUniverse family.



* BookshelfOfAuthority: Mocked in episode "The Leech Woman", where the main character's attorney is standing in front of a massive and imposing set of books (it was 1960, after all he might genuinely have needed them). Crow jokes, "He was part of the Stephen King Book Club for a month."

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* BookshelfOfAuthority: Mocked in episode "The Leech Woman", where the main character's attorney is standing in front of a massive and imposing set of books (it was 1960, after all he might genuinely have needed them). Crow jokes, "He was part of the Stephen King Book Club for a month."



** In the case of ''Sidehackers'', the writers approved the film for use on the show after seeing only half. Then just at the midway point they were shocked to see the hero's girlfriend [[MoodWhiplash brutally raped and murdered]] by the villain. They removed the scene and just had Crow announce "For those of you wondering at home, Rita is dead." After that, ''[=MST3K=]'' made it a policy to screen the entirety of the films before approval.

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** In the case of ''Sidehackers'', ''The Sidehackers'', the writers approved the film for use on the show after seeing only half. Then just at the midway point they were shocked to see the hero's girlfriend [[MoodWhiplash brutally raped and murdered]] by the villain. They removed the scene and just had Crow announce "For those of you wondering at home, Rita is dead." After that, ''[=MST3K=]'' made it a policy to screen the entirety of the films entire film before approval.



** This riff in episode ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S03E21SantaClausConquersTheMartians Santa Claus Conquers the Martians]]'', when the children start [[HumiliationConga assaulting Volmar with toys]].

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** This riff in episode from ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S03E21SantaClausConquersTheMartians Santa Claus Conquers the Martians]]'', when the children start [[HumiliationConga assaulting Volmar with toys]].



* BreakingTheFourthWall: Joel often castigated the robots when they made reference to being on ''Mystery Science Theater 3000''.

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* BreakingTheFourthWall: Joel often castigated the robots when they made reference to being on ''Mystery Science Theater 3000''.''[=MST3K=]''.



** In the season 12 episode ''Ator'', the credits show 'Miles O'Keeffe' and Servo says "Remind me again, how much O'Keeffe is in this movie?" Which is a brick joke reference to the first Comedy Central seaoson when Joel and the bots watched the sequel, and Joel asked how much "O'Keeffe" is in the movie. (The answer is "Miles".) Here, Jonah tells Servo to hush.

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** In the season 12 episode ''Ator'', the credits show 'Miles O'Keeffe' and Servo says "Remind me again, how much O'Keeffe is in this movie?" Which is a brick joke reference to the first Comedy Central seaoson season when Joel and the bots watched the sequel, and Joel asked how much "O'Keeffe" is in the movie. (The answer is "Miles".) Here, Jonah tells Servo to hush.



** In an early season, a little kid sent in a drawing of Crow labeled 'Art'. This was in reference to a ''[[Series/TheHoneymooners Honeymooners]]'' sketch where Crow was billed as "Art Crow". Cut to years later, where Pearl insists on regularly referring to Crow as "Art" without explanation.

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** In an early season, a little kid child sent in a drawing of Crow labeled 'Art'. This was in reference to a ''[[Series/TheHoneymooners Honeymooners]]'' sketch where Crow was billed as "Art Crow". Cut to years later, where Pearl insists on regularly referring to Crow as "Art" without explanation.



** In ''Manos: The Hands of Fate'', Cambot plays a prank on Tom and Crow by purposefully playing a clip form the movie on a loop during a sketch. Crow and Tom are driven to tears. [[TheDogBitesBack They get Cambot back]] in ''Danger!! Death Ray'' when Cambot cries after several security cameras were destroyed in the movie while Crow and Tom taunt him for being a baby.
** In ''The Amazing Colossal Man'', Joel and the Bots ponder what questions they could ask Glen Manning, the eponymous Colossal Man. Crow suggests asking Glen if there's any truth to the rumor that Cher had some of her ribs removed. He even gets to ask this question directly to Glen's face when the satellite collides with him. In ''War of the Colossal Beast'', exactly 10 episodes later, Joel and the Bots run into Glen again. Crow takes the time to ask him if he found out about "that whole Cher rib thing".

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** In ''Manos: The Hands of Fate'', ''Manos'', Cambot plays a prank on Tom and Crow by purposefully playing a clip form the movie on a loop during a sketch. Crow and Tom are driven to tears. [[TheDogBitesBack They get Cambot back]] in ''Danger!! Death Ray'' when Cambot cries after several security cameras were destroyed in the movie while Crow and Tom taunt him for being a baby.
** In ''The Amazing Colossal Man'', Joel and the Bots ponder what questions they could ask Glen Manning, the eponymous Colossal Man. Crow suggests asking Glen if there's any truth to the rumor that Cher had some of her ribs removed. He even gets to ask this question directly to Glen's face when the satellite collides with him. In ''War of the Colossal Beast'', exactly 10 ten episodes later, Joel and the Bots run into Glen again. Crow takes the time to ask him if he found out about "that whole Cher rib thing".



** In the reboot, this has been averted for unexplained reasons. She regularly pops into the theater to crack the occasional joke, but never stays for very long.

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** In the reboot, revival, this has been averted for unexplained reasons. She regularly pops into the theater to crack the occasional joke, but never stays for very long.



** ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S11E03TheTimeTravelers The Time Travelers]]'' ends with [[MilestoneCelebration a brief celebration for being the 200th episode]]. Oddly enough, the numbers only add up to 200 if you ''do'' count the KTMA season and you ''don't'' count ''[=MST3K=]: The Movie''.

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** ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S11E03TheTimeTravelers The Time Travelers]]'' ends with [[MilestoneCelebration a brief celebration for being the 200th episode]]. Oddly enough, the numbers only add up to 200 if you ''do'' count the KTMA season and you ''don't'' count ''[=MST3K=]: The Movie''.''TheMovie''.



** In season one, the Mads would ask Joel his opinion of their invention, and he would respond by rattling off a bunch of synonyms for "evil" and "insane". The Mads would then, without fail, lean into the camera and go "[[InsultBackfire Why, ]]''[[InsultBackfire thank ]]''[[InsultBackfire you!]]"

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** In season one, 1, the Mads would ask Joel his opinion of their invention, and he would respond by rattling off a bunch of synonyms for "evil" and "insane". The Mads would then, without fail, lean into the camera and go "[[InsultBackfire Why, ]]''[[InsultBackfire thank ]]''[[InsultBackfire you!]]"



* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Gypsy went from being an incredibly stupid, incoherent creature to the most intelligent and competent character on the ship. She basically went from "the family pet" to "naïve little sister" to "Mom"....then finally Executive of "Con Gyps Co.".

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* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Gypsy went from being an incredibly stupid, incoherent creature to the most intelligent and competent character on the ship. She basically went from "the family pet" to "naïve little sister" to "Mom"....then finally Executive of "Con Gyps Co."."



* ChristmasEpisode: The Joel-era ''Film/SantaClausConquersTheMartians'', the Mike-era ''Film/SantaClaus1959'' and the Jonah-era ''Film/TheChristmasThatAlmostWasnt''.

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* ChristmasEpisode: The Joel-era ''Film/SantaClausConquersTheMartians'', the Mike-era ''Film/SantaClaus1959'' ''Film/{{Santa Claus|1959}}'' and the Jonah-era ''Film/TheChristmasThatAlmostWasnt''.


** They seem to have genuine contempt for Japanese animation and refer to them as "[[{{Gorn}} ultra-violent]] [[{{Hentai}} porn cartoons]]".

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** They seem to have genuine contempt for Japanese animation and refer to them as "[[{{Gorn}} ultra-violent]] [[{{Hentai}} porn cartoons]]". This is no longer the case in the revival years, likely because anime has become more mainstream.


''Mystery Science Theater 3000'' (''[=MST3K=]'') is a weekly television series showcasing some of the most mockable films ever made. Over the course of two hours, a man and two robots will sit through the entire film (although usually edited), cracking wise from silhouettes on the bottom righthand side of the screen, occasionally breaking for skits, analysis, and assorted nuttery. Originally running from 1988 to 1999, the series was seemingly ended for good after a year on [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]] local television, seven years on Creator/ComedyCentral, and three years on [[Creator/{{Syfy}} the Sci-Fi Channel]]. A Website/{{Kickstarter}} and Creator/ShoutFactory-backed revival began on Creator/{{Netflix}} in 2017 and continued in 2018. Netflix declined to renew the show in 2019. In response, on April 7, 2021, Joel launched a second Kickstarter campaign with the intent on [[StartYourOwn starting his own streaming platform]] to host new episodes of MST3K and other exciting projects in a post-COVID-19 world, known as "Gizmoplex", which would play a role in the new season. [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000TheMovie A feature film]] was made in 1996, and ''ComicBook/MysteryScienceTheater3000TheComic'' was published by Creator/DarkHorseComics starting in 2018.

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''Mystery Science Theater 3000'' (''[=MST3K=]'') is a weekly television series showcasing some of the most mockable films ever made. Over the course of two hours, a man and two robots will sit through the entire film (although usually edited), cracking wise from silhouettes on the bottom righthand side of the screen, occasionally breaking for skits, analysis, and assorted nuttery. Originally running from 1988 to 1999, the series was seemingly ended for good after a year on [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]] local television, seven years on Creator/ComedyCentral, and three years on [[Creator/{{Syfy}} the Sci-Fi Channel]]. A Website/{{Kickstarter}} and Creator/ShoutFactory-backed revival began on Creator/{{Netflix}} in 2017 and continued in 2018. Netflix declined to renew the show in 2019. In response, on April 7, 2021, Joel launched a second Kickstarter campaign with the intent on [[StartYourOwn [[StartMyOwn starting his own streaming platform]] to host new episodes of MST3K [=MST3K=] and other exciting projects in a post-COVID-19 world, known as "Gizmoplex", which would play a role in the new season. [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000TheMovie A feature film]] was made in 1996, and ''ComicBook/MysteryScienceTheater3000TheComic'' was published by Creator/DarkHorseComics starting in 2018.


''Mystery Science Theater 3000'' (''[=MST3K=]'') is a weekly television series showcasing some of the most mockable films ever made. Over the course of two hours, a man and two robots will sit through the entire film (although usually edited), cracking wise from silhouettes on the bottom righthand side of the screen, occasionally breaking for skits, analysis, and assorted nuttery. Originally running from 1988 to 1999, the series was seemingly ended for good after a year on [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]] local television, seven years on Creator/ComedyCentral, and three years on [[Creator/{{Syfy}} the Sci-Fi Channel]]. A Website/{{Kickstarter}} and Creator/ShoutFactory-backed revival began on Creator/{{Netflix}} in 2017 and continued in 2018. Netflix declined to renew the show in 2019 but creator/executive producer Creator/JoelHodgson has vowed to shop the series around elsewhere. [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000TheMovie A feature film]] was made in 1996, and ''ComicBook/MysteryScienceTheater3000TheComic'' was published by Creator/DarkHorseComics starting in 2018.

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''Mystery Science Theater 3000'' (''[=MST3K=]'') is a weekly television series showcasing some of the most mockable films ever made. Over the course of two hours, a man and two robots will sit through the entire film (although usually edited), cracking wise from silhouettes on the bottom righthand side of the screen, occasionally breaking for skits, analysis, and assorted nuttery. Originally running from 1988 to 1999, the series was seemingly ended for good after a year on [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]] local television, seven years on Creator/ComedyCentral, and three years on [[Creator/{{Syfy}} the Sci-Fi Channel]]. A Website/{{Kickstarter}} and Creator/ShoutFactory-backed revival began on Creator/{{Netflix}} in 2017 and continued in 2018. Netflix declined to renew the show in 2019 but creator/executive producer Creator/JoelHodgson has vowed to shop 2019. In response, on April 7, 2021, Joel launched a second Kickstarter campaign with the series around elsewhere.intent on [[StartYourOwn starting his own streaming platform]] to host new episodes of MST3K and other exciting projects in a post-COVID-19 world, known as "Gizmoplex", which would play a role in the new season. [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000TheMovie A feature film]] was made in 1996, and ''ComicBook/MysteryScienceTheater3000TheComic'' was published by Creator/DarkHorseComics starting in 2018.


* YouKeepUsingThatWord: The earlier seasons had "aliens who drop by and exchange dialogue for roughly two-and-a-half minutes then leave" apply to all SOL visitors, even if they were humans.


* GiftOfTheMagiPlot: Parodied in "Santa Claus." TV's Frank shaves his head and buys Dr. Forrester a watch fob--but he didn't sell his hair to get the money. In fact, [[NothingIsFunnier no explanation is given]] as to why he shaved his head beyond it apparently being part of the gift. Dr. Forrester then gives TV's Frank his present...a $25 savings bond (originally in Dr. Forrester's name) that will mature in thirty years. And just to make the entire thing even more ridiculous, Dr. Forrester ''doesn't even own a watch.''



* GoMadFromTheRevelation: The Mads are trying to find the one movie that will do this to a person. FailureIsTheOnlyOption. They do come close with a few movies, including ''Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate'', ''Film/MonsterAGoGo'', ''Film/TheCastleOfFuManchu'', ''Film/InvasionOfTheNeptuneMen'', ''Film/{{Hobgoblins}}'' and ''Film/RedZoneCuba''.

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* GoMadFromTheRevelation: The Mads are trying to find the one movie that will do this to a person.person, so they can broadcast it across the Earth and drive humanity to the brink of insanity, allowing them to be conquered. FailureIsTheOnlyOption. They do come close with a few movies, including ''Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate'', ''Film/MonsterAGoGo'', ''Film/TheCastleOfFuManchu'', ''Film/InvasionOfTheNeptuneMen'', ''Film/{{Hobgoblins}}'' and ''Film/RedZoneCuba''.


** Max, not unlike his father was to Joel, is pretty friendly to Jonah and the bots [[spoiler:with the exception of the time he unleashed a killer robot on Jonah out of jealously]].

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** Max, not unlike his father was to Joel, is pretty friendly to Jonah and the bots [[spoiler:with the exception of the time he unleashed a killer robot on Jonah out of jealously]].jealousy]].


* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The KTMA season has a ''lot'' of this, even compared to the early Comedy Central seasons. In no particular order: The Mads worked from within the Gizmonic Institute itself rather than Deep 13 and barely interacted with Joel at all (he spent more of his time reading out viewer letters than talking to the Mads); Dr. Forrester was clean-shaven and had a mullet and LennonSpecs, and for the first few episodes, Joel had a mullet as well; the Satellite of Love looked totally different; Cambot was a separate unit that operated the video camera rather than having it integrated into his body, Gypsy had a much more primitive design (and was sometimes called "Gypsum", and her voice was done by Josh Weinstein speaking while inhaling rather than just doing a rough falsetto), Servo (who didn't yet have the first name "Tom") was painted silver, and Crow had a slightly different body section; some episodes had different riffers, ranging from Joel doing a one-man-show to an episode where Joel was completely absent (this is also why Gypsy is in the theatre in the Intro); the intro used video-generated special effects for everything except the Satellite of Love, as opposed to the tabletop models seen in later seasons; the logo in the opening titles was different (parodying the logo of ''Series/LandOfTheLost''), and the end credits used an instrumental version of the opening theme. Most notably, the riffs are improvised rather than written in advance, so there are often long stretches of silence from the riffers (and sometimes a riff is little more than "oh, shut up!")

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The KTMA season has a ''lot'' of this, even compared to the early Comedy Central seasons. In no particular order: The Mads worked from within the Gizmonic Institute itself rather than Deep 13 and barely interacted with Joel at all (he spent more of his time reading out viewer letters than talking to the Mads); Dr. Forrester was clean-shaven and had a mullet and LennonSpecs, RoundHippieShades, and for the first few episodes, Joel had a mullet as well; the Satellite of Love looked totally different; Cambot was a separate unit that operated the video camera rather than having it integrated into his body, Gypsy had a much more primitive design (and was sometimes called "Gypsum", and her voice was done by Josh Weinstein speaking while inhaling rather than just doing a rough falsetto), Servo (who didn't yet have the first name "Tom") was painted silver, and Crow had a slightly different body section; some episodes had different riffers, ranging from Joel doing a one-man-show to an episode where Joel was completely absent (this is also why Gypsy is in the theatre in the Intro); the intro used video-generated special effects for everything except the Satellite of Love, as opposed to the tabletop models seen in later seasons; the logo in the opening titles was different (parodying the logo of ''Series/LandOfTheLost''), and the end credits used an instrumental version of the opening theme. Most notably, the riffs are improvised rather than written in advance, so there are often long stretches of silence from the riffers (and sometimes a riff is little more than "oh, shut up!")


** [[invoked]] The bumpers persist in the Netflix revival--even though they aren't strictly necessary, because there aren't any ads. ([[WordOfGod Word of Joel]] is that Kinga stuck in the bumpers anyway to build up brand recognition.) These include a shot of the updated moon logo, then a TV screen with the skeleton band performing behind it. [[ExpositionFairy With voiceovers from Max to either summarize the film so far, or gives snippets of world-building exposition.]]

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** [[invoked]] The bumpers persist in the Netflix revival--even revival -- even though they aren't strictly necessary, because there aren't any ads. ([[WordOfGod Word of Joel]] is that Kinga stuck in the bumpers anyway to build up brand recognition.) These include a shot of the updated moon logo, then a TV screen with the skeleton band performing behind it. [[ExpositionFairy With voiceovers from Max to either summarize the film so far, or gives snippets of world-building exposition.]]



* SpinningPaper: In ''Film/{{The Beatniks}}'", a sketch is done where Servo gets a music career, becomes a huge successs and loses it all. The whole plot outline is presented with fake ''Variety'' newspaper headdlines presented on spinning newspapers.

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* SpinningPaper: In ''Film/{{The Beatniks}}'", Beatniks}}'', a sketch is done where Servo gets a music career, becomes a huge successs and loses it all. The whole plot outline is presented with fake ''Variety'' newspaper headdlines headlines presented on spinning newspapers.


->[[AC:TURN DOWN YOUR LIGHTS]]\\
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->[[AC:TURN DOWN YOUR LIGHTS]]\\
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* KabukiTheatre: One host segment of ''Invasion of the Neptune Men '' has the bots perform Kabuki Theatre for Mike. When Mike comments he prefers Noh Theater (another famous kind of Japanese theater), this leads to a misunderstanding where the bots think Mike doesn't like theater at all.


* InMemoriam: Season 5's ''Village of the Giants'' was a tribute to then recently-deceased Music/FrankZappa, who was a vocal fan of the show.

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