Mystery Science Theater 3000

Episode 2

Revenge of the Mysterons from Mars

Aired Unknown Nov 24, 1988 on Comedy Central

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  • Trivia

    • In Segment One, Joel and Crow both call Gypsy Gypsum, which was her original name in the pilot episode. In Segment Three, however, she is called Gypsy again.

    • Servo makes his first appearance in the theater in this episode.

  • Quotes

    • Col. White: The first is more dangerous. It involves a calculated risk of the first magnitude.
      Joel: Combing your hair?
      Servo: No, leaving his chair.

    • Joel: (describing Col. White) Doesn't he look like the man from Glad?
      Crow: Nice hair, buddy.

    • Joel: You know, that puppet does his own stunts.
      Crow: Does he really?
      Servo: I personally don't believe puppets should be on TV.

    • Joel: Nobody gets residuals for being an overinflated caricature filled with hot air.
      Crow: What about Geraldo?

  • Notes

    • The movie is four episodes of the UK series Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, one of the supermarionation series from Gerry and Sylvia Anderson. The episodes were, in order, 'Shadow of Fear,' 'Lunarville 7,' 'Crater 101,' and 'Dangerous Rendezvous.'

    • There is no known fan copy of this episode. However, in late 2016. Joel Hodgson announced he had found the master copies of this episode and the first one, Invaders from the Deep, and offered them as extras to people who contributed at a certain level to people who contributed to the Kickstarter campaign to revive the show.

  • Allusions