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Sci Fi Theater?

Postby cooby » Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:33 pm

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What was the show with the characters making cracks about the films?

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Postby Frayed Knot » Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:02 pm

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Postby cooby » Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:13 pm

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Thats it! Thank you!

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Postby MFS62 » Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:03 pm

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Every Sat night, on one of the cable stations, there's a different old monster movie hosted by a guy called Svengoolie. They have ranged from the original classics Bride of Frankenstein and the Wolf Man to last night's Deadly Mantis.
Similar schtick to MST3K.
He does a corny intro (from his coffin while people off camera throw rubber chickens at him) and there are equally corny gags during commercial breaks.
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Postby Vic Sage » Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:03 pm

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MST3K doesn't just introduce bad movies and make jokes during commercial breaks. They sit down front and watch the movie WITH you and yell funny (and less funny) shit at the screen throughout. It's like watching a bad horror movie in Times Square in the 1970s. But without the pungent aroma of cannibis pervading the air... and the floors are less sticky (at least in my house).
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Postby cooby » Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:51 pm

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Watched several old public service films about grooming and cleanliness and how to catch a woman/man last night. Snarky :D

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Postby MFS62 » Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:02 pm

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Vic Sage wrote:MST3K doesn't just introduce bad movies and make jokes during commercial breaks. They sit down front and watch the movie WITH you and yell funny (and less funny) shit at the screen throughout. It's like watching a bad horror movie in Times Square in the 1970s. But without the pungent aroma of cannibis pervading the air... and the floors are less sticky (at least in my house).

Svengoolie tries to do that, too. But he doesn't do that as well as MST3K.

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Postby cooby » Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:42 pm

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Svengoolie was a tad hilarious!

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Postby Ashie62 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:25 pm

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Postby RealityChuck » Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:18 pm

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Svengoolie is an excellent host; in among the corny jokes are bits of background on the films that truly add to the enjoyment of them.

MST3K is currently being rebroadcast on Comet TV. You can also stream it at Shout Factory TV.
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