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While watching the first of the four Russo-Finnish movies, Joel and the 'bots invent snacks for martial artists, Dr F. uses Frank's 401K to fund the Unhappy Meal, the crew tries to figure out what a Sampo is and Gypsy presents a one woman show.
While watching a movie about aliens trying to duplicate humans, Tom gets inspired to duplicate himself, and sees the pros and cons of it. They make spaceships out of everyday items, but they aren't really into it. Hugh Beaumont re-visits the SOL and the 'bots out themselves... as robots. Also, they are disappointed in Joel's invention, while the Mads can barely stop laughing long enough to get theirs out.moreless
The crew watches a movie where rubber-suited aliens invade Earth and smooching teens are the only ones who can stop them. Crow and Tom go through a quick 'best friends' phase, they give a gag fax to the Mads, and honor Earl Holliman and Rip Taylor because characters in the movie kind of look like themmoreless
While watching a movie about a space trip to Jupiter, the crew fends of the attacks of a black Crow, which the real Crow names 'Timmy.' The Mads invent a huge checkbook for the huge checks at sporting events, but Frank uses a couple without telling Dr. Forrester.
The crew watches the last Hercules movie while they and the Mads present baby-themed inventions. Gypsy tries to riff with the 'bots but only lasts a few minutes.
While watching another sword and sorcery epic, Crow professes his love for Estelle Winwood, Joel sells Basil Rath-bones for dogs, and Dr. Forrester invents biohazard pillows for the home that make Frank sick.
Movie Plot: The Killer Shrews Some scientists on an island accidentally create giant poisonous shrews.
Also riffed was the short: Junior Rodeo Daredevils.
Intro: Joel gives gifts to the 'bots. Gyspy receives a Love's Baby Soft Bath Kit. Tom gets a dragster with a tape deck. Crow recieves a pair of dress slacks, which he is not enthusiastic about.
Segment One: Tom tries to comfort Crow, but he drives off in his car. The Mads have a missle ready to split the Earth in two, but they don't have much to gain from using it. Joel invents Jim Henson's Edgar Winter Babies.
Segment Two: Joel tries to impersonate Will Rogers. He has Crow dress up like a steer and Tom as a cactus; however he gets too much into it and ties up Crow.
Segment Three: Servo and Crow create a Killer Shrews board game. No one moves. They break down and Joel comforts them.
Segment Four: Joel and The Mads try a drink that Servo and Crow came up called the Killer Shrew. It makes Joel collapse and Frank go crazy.
Segment Five: The 'bots dress up as killer shrews and attack Joel as he reads a viewer's letter. Frank has drank too much Killer Shrew and Dr. Forrester gives him an ipecac.
Stinger: Dr. Craigis tries to explain the experiment to Thorne.
The crew watches yet another movie about an alien life form. The Mads present Tragic Moments figurines and the crew makes a kit to impersonate Jack Palance.
Yet another movie set after the apocalypse, but with teens. The crew present Mr. Meat-And-Potato Head while Morrissey visits Deep 13 and depresses everyone.
Season Four begins with a Oscar-winning movie getting the treatment. Also, the crew's invention is found to be illegal while Joel tries to get the 'bots to be 'all for one and one for all' but fails.