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Rocket Attack U.S.A. 

Not Rated | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | Episode aired 27 October 1990
The crew watches the second chapter of The Phantom Creeps (1939) and a film about an American spy sent to the Soviet Union to investigate a missile attack. Joel hosts a quiz show with the Bots.

Director:

Jim Mallon

Writers:

Joel Hodgson (creator), Michael J. Nelson (head writer) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Trace Beaulieu ... Crow T. Robot / Dr. Clayton Forrester
Joel Hodgson Joel Hodgson ... Joel Robinson
Jim Mallon Jim Mallon ... Gypsy
Kevin Murphy ... Tom Servo
Frank Conniff ... Frank
Michael J. Nelson ... Sorri Andropoli
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Storyline

The crew watches the second chapter of The Phantom Creeps (1939) and a film about an American spy sent to the Soviet Union to investigate a missile attack. Joel hosts a quiz show with the Bots.

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Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 October 1990 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Best Brains See more »
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Runtime:

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This was the first episode of MST3K to use a "stinger" (a short clip shown after the end credits to highlight a moment in the movie that the writers found particularly amusing). See more »

Quotes

TV's Frank: Okay. Well Joel, you know if you're like me, when I think of the 70's, I think of one thing: Foosball! Woo-eeeyukaaeeee! So what we've done is taken the whole Foosball concept, and uh... We've caulked this, added water, and we've turned it into Water Polo. Woo!
Dr. Forrester: That's right.
TV's Frank: Yeah.
Dr. Forrester: To provide hours of aquatic terror... Get that, Frank... with shark attacks...
TV's Frank: I'm going to kill you! Die! Die! Die! Die! Die! Die
Dr. Forrester: ...boat accidents, just like the kind of terror you're going to see in this film this ...
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Crazy Credits

Filmed in "Shadowramma" See more »

Connections

References Arachnophobia (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Rollercoaster
(uncredited)
Written by Willie Beck, Leroy 'Sugarfoot' Bonner, Marshall E. Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin Pierce, Clarence Satchell, and 'James 'Diamond' Williams'
Performed by Trace Beaulieu
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