26 Jul

So what’s in the Mystery Science Theater 3000 Boxed Set?

Posted by Bryan White | Saturday July 26, 2008 | News

Ah, sweet Comic Con.  I’ve been waiting for this to go down to get the skinny on what was going into the MST3K 20th Anniversary Boxed Set.  So here’s the deal.  You get:

  • First Spaceship On Venus
  • Laserblast
  • Werewolf
  • Future War

Seems like Werewolf got a shit ton of circulation while the show was in its death throes on the Sci Fi channel but it’ll be nice to have the American cut of First Spaceship On Venus and Laserblast (“are you ready for some football???”) since the latter was hard to come by and fell into that weird seventh season void.  But that’s not all.  There is some supplemental stuff like the 20th anniversary panel and interviews with the cast and crew which is being done right now at the San Diego Comic Con.  There are also some lobby cards and a figurine of Crow. So, that’s pretty awesome.

I was REALLY hoping for some serious archival stuff.  At the very least, clips from the KTMA days, but I’ll take it.  This looks great!

We’re looking forward to this like you wouldn’t fucking believe.  Mystery Science Theater 3000 brings me back to Mortal Kombat 2 tournaments and stolen beers in Mike’s basement until midnight when we had movie sign.  Can’t wait.

Available, appropriately enough, on October 28.


  1. July 26, 2008 2:38 pm


    Ahhh… Those were the days huh? Beer from the backdoor at the convenience store I worked at and MST3K!! Good times!!
    I have a question though. There are 2 MST3K references that I really remember that have stuck with (ne’ haunted) me, and I can’t seem to find them, nor do I know if those eps. have been released yet.

    1. Guy in the woods, really foggy woods…surrounded by beautiful women. Cut to what is assumed to be his girlfriend calling out to him “Jason (the name escapes me)…. JASON!!!” He replies “COMING!!” and all you hear is Crow quietly in the background go “mm hmm!!” What Movie/episode is that from??

    2 A short called Winter Thrills I think. Some kid in the 40’s is going about mach 5 down a hill on a rail sled to the comment of “Blood!!… Human entrails…Lot’s of fun!!” or something to that effect from one of the bots…. can’t find it anywhere!!
    Any of the CS crew or listeners out there have a clue??

  2. July 26, 2008 2:49 pm


    ok I found the ‘Winter thrills one”…what about the other one though??

  3. October 29, 2008 1:54 pm


    the other one is the horrors of spider island, if i’m not mistaken

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