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Recap / Mystery Science Theater 3000 S 02 E 08 Lost Continent

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Lost Continent? I've lost my keys once, but that's ridiculous!
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Film watched: Lost Continent

Robert Lippert also served as a producer on several other films featured on the show including Rocketship X-M, Radar Secret Service, and Jungle Goddess (sometimes credited as a "presenter").

The Segments:

Prologue
  • Joel gives a pep talk to the Bots in anticipation for this week's experiment.

Segment 1

  • Frank shows his invention, a moving treadmill, a stationary stairmaster and floating rowing machine. Dr. Forrester, excited for rock climbing, sends Joel to the theater before he had a chance to present. In the theater, Crow and Servo are waiting for him.

Segment 2

  • Hugh Beaumont, in a spacefaring version of the Cleaver household from Leave It To Beaver, tells Joel and the Bots that he's going to bring forth the Apocalypse, and also for them to cut the movie some slack.

Segment 3

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  • Joel, Crow and Servo present The Explorers, about a white explorer in a strange land. Things go awry as Joel goes out of character to exposit about the message of the sketch.

Segment 4

  • Joel and the Bots are amazed by the cool thing. Dr. Forrester is not, but Frank is.

Segment 5

  • Joel, Servo and Crow, channeling their inner cinema geeks, give tidbits about the cast and crew of Lost Continent. The Mads are distraught over the failure of rock climbing, especially Dr. Forrester.


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