Mystery Science Theater 3000

by russ_vint_12 | created - 08 Apr 2017 | updated - 6 months ago | Public

All the Mystery Science Theater 3000 episodes (including the movie) I've seen, in order of favorite to least favorite (up until #52. 53 and on are not in any order).

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1. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Future War (1999)

Unrated | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

The guys take a crack at Future War (1997) in which a man formerly enslaved by aliens escapes to modern-day Los Angeles but is being tracked by cyborgs and their trained dinosaurs. Mike and... See full summary »

Director: Michael J. Nelson | Stars: Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson, Mary Jo Pehl, Bill Corbett

Votes: 503

2. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)

PG-13 | 73 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

65 Metascore

Mike Nelson and his robot companions watch and give their comments about This Island Earth (1955).

Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 17,251 | Gross: $1.01M

3. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Mitchell (1993)

TV-14 | 92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

The trio sit through a dreary Joe Don Baker disasterpiece as Gypsy tries to find a way to save Joel from being killed by the Mads.

Director: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 670

4. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: The Wild World of Batwoman (1993)

TV-PG | 92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Mike and the Bots watch a high school student fall into the depths of despair because he got caught Cheating (1952). Later, the guys try to make sense of The Wild World of Batwoman (1966) ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 375

5. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Werewolf (1998)

Unrated | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

A guy turns people into werewolves for his own sick pleasure while Mike turns into a were-Crow.

Director: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson, Mary Jo Pehl, Bill Corbett

Votes: 689

6. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (2017– )
Episode: At the Earth's Core (2017)

TV-14 | Comedy, Drama, Horror

While gearing up for his big day, Jonah Joins Doug McClure for a wild ride down to a lava-licked world ruled by tyrannical, telepathic beasts.

Directors: Robert Cohen, Joel Hodgson | Stars: Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Baron Vaughn

Votes: 198

7. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Hercules (1993)

TV-14 | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Joel and the Bots have a casual day on the SOL and endure another incoherent Hercules movie (Hercules (1958)).

Director: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 245

8. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (2017– )
Episode: The Land Time Forgot (2017)

TV-14 | Comedy, Drama, Horror

A motley group aboard a German U-boat discovers an island full of ancient beasts and evolutionary mysteries in the blustery 1974 adventure.

Directors: Robert Cohen, Joel Hodgson | Stars: Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Baron Vaughn

Votes: 253

9. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (2017– )
Episode: Reptilicus (2017)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

In Jonah Ray's first experiment, he, and his robot friends Tom Servo and Crow T. Robot are subjected by Kinga Forrester and Max, TV's son of TV's Frank, to a terrible Danish made monster movie.

Directors: Robert Cohen, Joel Hodgson | Stars: Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Baron Vaughn

Votes: 585

10. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Kitten with a Whip (1994)

TV-14 | 92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

A Senate candidate finds a seductive reform school dropout hiding in his home in Kitten with a Whip (1964). The crew throws a Mexican fiesta like the one in the film and chat with a real kitten with a whip on the Hexfield.

Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 214

11. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: The Pumaman (1998)

TV-14 | 91 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Constantly-Out-Of-His-League Man battles evil while Pearl hosts her Castle Forrester Ball.

Director: Michael J. Nelson | Stars: Bill Corbett, Patrick Brantseg, Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 581

12. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Teen-Age Strangler (1993)

TV-14 | 92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Mike and the 'bots watch the dreary educational short Is This Love? (1957) and the horrifyingly bad Teenage Strangler (1964).

Director: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 290

13. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: The Magic Voyage of Sinbad (1993)

TV-14 | Comedy, Sci-Fi

An adventurer sets sail in search of the bird of happiness in Sadko (1953). Crow has trouble with his own lifelong quest and the guys have a meeting of the Junior Jester Club.

Director: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 261

14. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (2017– )
Episode: Carnival Magic (2017)

TV-14 | Comedy, Drama, Horror

Kinga, drops a bombshell on Jonah before plunging him into a world of bare-chested carnies, talking chimps, brooding magicians and young love.

Directors: Robert Cohen, Joel Hodgson | Stars: Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Baron Vaughn

Votes: 233

15. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Robot Holocaust (1990)

TV-14 | Comedy, Sci-Fi

When the ninth chapter of Radar Men from the Moon (1952) encounters technical difficulties, it gives the Mads an earlier opportunity to bring the Satellite of Love and its crew to their knees via Robot Holocaust (1986).

Stars: Joel Hodgson, Trace Beaulieu, J. Elvis Weinstein, Jim Mallon

Votes: 306

16. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Warrior of the Lost World (1993)

Unrated | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

A hero and his talking motorcycle take on an evil dictator in Warrior of the Lost World (1983). The guys try to get post-apocalyptic driving permits and discuss things to do after the apocalypse.

Director: Trace Beaulieu | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 370

17. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: The Beast of Yucca Flats (1995)

TV-PG | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Mike and the bots endure (and barely survive) their third Coleman Francis abomination.

Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 346

18. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Gorgo (1998)

TV-14 | 97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Mike and the 'bots gorge on Gorgo (1961), a maudlin monster mess featuring two giant mother-and-son lizards and a Samuel Beckett lookalike. Leonard Maltin shows up to hawk his movie guide, which inexplicably praises the film.

Director: Michael J. Nelson | Stars: Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson, Mary Jo Pehl, Bill Corbett

Votes: 312

19. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: The Beatniks (1992)

Unrated | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Joel and the Bots watch a second segment from an early episode of General Hospital (1963) before watching a wannabe singer try to break free from his hoodlum friends in The Beatniks (1960).... See full summary »

Director: Joel Hodgson | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 331

20. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Earth vs. the Spider (1991)

TV-14 | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Joel and the Bots get tips on public speaking from the short "Speech: Using Your Voice" and watch a spider devour a town in Earth vs the Spider (1958). Crow forces the guy to read his ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 296

21. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Master Ninja II (1992)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Joel and the 'bots endure two equally bad episodes from the failed action series The Master (1984).

Directors: Jim Mallon, Michael J. Nelson | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 273

22. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (2017– )
Episode: Starcrash (2017)

TV-14 | Comedy, Drama, Horror

Perms, skimpy battle outfits and cheap effects abound in this 1978 "Star Wars" knockoff with David Hasselhoff and Christopher Plummer.

Directors: Robert Cohen, Joel Hodgson | Stars: Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Baron Vaughn

Votes: 290

23. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: The Leech Woman (1997)

TV-14 | Comedy, Sci-Fi

An aging woman ventures to Africa to learn the secret of eternal youth but finds it comes at the price of human life in The Leech Woman (1960). On the SOL, the nanites go on strike and ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Bill Corbett, Jim Mallon, Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 221

24. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (2017– )
Episode: Avalanche (2017)

TV-14 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

While Jonah and crew dig into a schlocky ski-resort disaster flick starring Rock Hudson and Mia Farrow, Kinga Forrester connects with her long-distance lover.

Directors: Robert Cohen, Joel Hodgson | Stars: Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Baron Vaughn

Votes: 335

25. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: The Final Sacrifice (1998)

Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

It's "Canada Bashing Day" on the SOL in every respect between progressive world domination and bizarre looting.

Director: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Bill Corbett, Patrick Brantseg, Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 750

26. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: The Mole People (1997)

TV-14 | 92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Three archeologists discover an underground civilization but are taken prisoner by the natives in The Mole People (1956). Bobo suffers though Lawgiver Daze and Mike does his best to imitate the professor from the movie.

Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Bill Corbett, Jim Mallon, Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 249

27. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Moon Zero Two (1990)

TV-14 | Comedy, Sci-Fi

The crew stages their own moon landing pageant as they watch the film Moon Zero Two (1969) about an astronaut hired to capture an asteroid made of sapphires.

Stars: Joel Hodgson, Trace Beaulieu, J. Elvis Weinstein, Jim Mallon

Votes: 295

28. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (2017– )
Episode: The Time Travelers (2017)

TV-14 | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

A botched experiment hurls a group of scientists into a bleak future full of mutants, androids and catty humans in this 1964 sci-fi romp.

Directors: Robert Cohen, Joel Hodgson | Stars: Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Baron Vaughn

Votes: 321

29. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Village of the Giants (1994)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

In Village of the Giants (1965), a child genius creates a growth formula that ends up in the hands of some incredibly annoying teenagers. Meanwhile, Dr. Forrester shakes things up in Deep ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 271

30. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Blood Waters of Dr. Z (1999)

Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

The SOL crew take up fishing and debate whether films would be better if the actors/actresses were all nude.

Director: Michael J. Nelson | Stars: Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson, Mary Jo Pehl, Bill Corbett

Votes: 328

31. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (2017– )
Episode: The Beast of Hollow Mountain (2017)

TV-14 | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

Saddle up for a trip to a Mexican ranch with a nasty secret in this part-Western, part-monster movie that's all torture for Jonah and the bots.

Directors: Robert Cohen, Joel Hodgson | Stars: Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Baron Vaughn

Votes: 283

32. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (2017– )
Episode: Yongary (2017)

TV-14 | Comedy, Drama, Horror

Rockets, earthquakes and reptiles, oh may. Jonah and the bots dive into a South Korean monster film that's long on rampages ad short on sensible behavior.

Directors: Robert Cohen, Joel Hodgson | Stars: Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Baron Vaughn

Votes: 256

33. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (2017– )
Episode: The Loves of Hercules (2017)

TV-14 | Comedy, Drama, Horror

The Far-fetched flight scenes and tangled plot lines of this breathy 1960 Jayne Mansfield saga nudge Jonah and friends one step closer to the edge.

Directors: Robert Cohen, Joel Hodgson | Stars: Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Baron Vaughn

Votes: 235

34. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: King Dinosaur (1990)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Joel and the Bots watch X Marks the Spot (1942), a short in which a reckless driver finds himself on trial in heaven for his carelessness behind the wheel. In King Dinosaur (1955), the crew... See full summary »

Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 266

35. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Laserblast (1996)

Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Doctor Forrester's funding has been cut off, and as he waits for the Satellite of Love to crash, he sends Mike and the Bots Laserblast (1978). Can our heroes escape to the edge of the ... See full summary »

Director: Trace Beaulieu | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 565

36. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Master Ninja I (1992)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

The crew watch a ninja and a drifter save an airport from thugs in "Master Ninja I" while building a model muscle car and experimenting with their ninja skills.

Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 279

37. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Mighty Jack (1991)

TV-14 | Comedy, Sci-Fi

A secret organization called Mighty Jack (1968) uses a submarine to battle a terrorist organization. Joel and the Bots make a Mighty Jack pet food commercial and sing the song "Slow The Plot Down!".

Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 232

38. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Lost Continent (1990)

TV-PG | 98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

A military team sent to search for a lost rocket ends up trapped on a mountain inhabited by dinosaurs in Lost Continent (1951). Joel refuses to enter the theater during movie sign but the ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 304

39. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Operation Double 007 (1993)

TV-14 | Comedy, Sci-Fi

In Operation Kid Brother (1967), a plastic surgeon gets recruited to stop a villain from developing radioactive rugs. The Bots watch some of Joel's home movies, try to hypnotize Tom, and get a visit from their old friend Torgo.

Director: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 312

40. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (2017– )
Episode: Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (2017)

TV-14 | Comedy, Drama, Horror

The Mads turn up the heat with a sequel. This time, a has-been wizard and his gawky apprentice embark on their own mind-bending quest to quash evil.

Directors: Robert Cohen, Joel Hodgson | Stars: Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Baron Vaughn

Votes: 221

41. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (2017– )
Episode: Wizards of the Lost Kingdom (2017)

TV-14 | Comedy, Drama, Horror

A boy magician, a boozy hero and a furry - something-or-other team up to save a kingdom from a nefarious sorcerer in this 1985 cheesefest.

Directors: Robert Cohen, Joel Hodgson | Stars: Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Baron Vaughn

Votes: 242

42. Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (2017– )
Episode: Cry Wilderness (2017)

TV-14 | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

Follows the adventures of a young boy, Paul Cooper, who gets a vision from old pal Bigfoot while he's at boarding school.

Directors: Robert Cohen, Joel Hodgson | Stars: Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Baron Vaughn

Votes: 408

43. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Last of the Wild Horses (1994)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

A cowboy winds up in the middle of a turf war between a rancher and his neighbors in Last of the Wild Horses (1948). An invention from the Mads goes awry and creates mirror versions of ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 219

44. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1993)

TV-14 | Comedy, Sci-Fi

New guy Mike Nelson finishes his training and makes his way into the theater for the first time. His first outing is the movie The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962) about a creepy doctor who ... See full summary »

Director: Trace Beaulieu | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 424

45. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: 'Manos' the Hands of Fate (1993)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

The Mads present the satellite people a film so bad that apologies are sent, and Tom Servo goes off his nut from it.

Director: Joel Hodgson | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 1,121

46. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: The Castle of Fu Manchu (1992)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

In Sax Rohmer's The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969), an evil mastermind plans to destroy the world but his arch-nemesis gets in the way. The movie is so terrible that the crew has a nervous ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 254

47. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Code Name: Diamond Head (1994)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

A down-home country family eat apple pie and raise championship pigs during A Day at the Fair (1947). In the failed television pilot turned movie Code Name: Diamond Head (1977), an ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Murphy | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 224

48. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: The Day the Earth Froze (1993)

TV-14 | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Joel and the Bots learn the ins and outs of the circus in the short Here Comes the Circus (1946) and then try to make sense of the Nordic fairy tale film The Day the Earth Froze (1959). ... See full summary »

Director: Trace Beaulieu | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 327

49. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Project Moonbase (1990)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.7