This is a show about an evil experiment where a guy is trapped on a satellite and is forced to watch bad films. He is forced to do this by Mad Scientists, who want to find a movie so bad that they can inflict it on the world and take over. We see the movie with the subject (Joel or later Mike) and his robot pals Crow and Servo, in silhouette at the bottom of the screen making jokes and wisecracks during the movie.Episodes: 197 color episodes, 9 specials, 1 unaired pilot, and 3 direct-to-video releases.
Production Company: Best Brains, Inc. MST3K Broadcast History 1988-1989 -- KTMA TV 23, Minneapolis, MN 1989-1991 -- The Comedy Channel
1991-1996 -- Comedy Central 1997-1999 -- Sci-Fi Channel MST3K Syndication History MST3K was in syndication for only one year: from September 1995 to September 1996. During this time, several episodes from seasons 2, 3, and 4 aired on local network affiliate stations. MST3K Re-Run History After production of new episodes ended in 1999, Sci-Fi Channel continued to show re-runs of MST3K on Saturday mornings for several years. They stopped showing reruns in early 2004, with the last one airing on 1/31/04. MST3K commercially available episodes
On DVD: 20 episodes from seasons 1-6, 3 episodes from season 8, 1 episode from season 9, 4 episodes from season 10.
On VHS: 21 episodes from seasons 1-6, 1 episode from season 9, 3 episodes from season 10. See episode guide for exactly which episodes are available.
"MST3K: The Movie": is available on VHS only. The DVD has been out of print for years. A new updated version was released in May 2008.MST3K Marathons
1991- 1st Annual Turkey Day marathon (30 hours)
Theme: Dr. Forrester is trying to take over the world by forcing 30 hours of the world's worst films upon the earth. Meanwhile, Frank is trying to prepare Thanksgiving dinner.
1992- 2nd Annual Turkey Day marathon (30.5 hours)
Theme: Dr. Forrester is force-feeding Frank 30 turkeys, each one dressed in the of a bad movie.
1993- 3rd Annual Turkey Day marathon (32 hours)
Hosted by MST3000 fans at a Halloween party with by Debbie Tobin.
1994- 4th Annual Turkey Day marathon (28 hours)
Hosted by Adam West.
1995- 5th Annual Turkey Day marathon (14.5 hours)
Theme: Dr. Forrester must try to take over the world while entertaining guests that Frank invited for Thanksgiving.MST3K Conventions
1989 - "1st MiSTy Confab". Featured stand up from the show's cast, a showing of the never-aired pilot, and a display of...