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Eegah 

A teenage girl, her dorky boyfriend, and her scientist father discover a caveman in the desert in Eegah (1962). Joel and the Bots discuss 60s sitcoms and the subtler forms of hell.

Director:

Joel Hodgson

Writers:

Joel Hodgson (creator), Michael J. Nelson (head writer) | 9 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 ... TV's Frank
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A teenage girl, her dorky boyfriend, and her scientist father discover a caveman in the desert in Eegah (1962). Joel and the Bots discuss 60s sitcoms and the subtler forms of hell.

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Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 1993 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA

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Production Co:

Best Brains See more »
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Color
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Quotes

Dr. Forrester: Joel, speaking of unattractive human bodies, your movie this week, "Eegah", has got Richard Kiel and not much else.
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Connections

References The Loretta Young Show (1953) See more »

Soundtracks

Suicide Is Painless
(uncredited)
Written by Johnny Mandel and Mike Altman
Portion hummed by Kevin Murphy and Trace Beaulieu
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Mystery Science Theater 3000: Eegah
13 April 2017 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Eegah (1993)

One of the most laughingly bad movies ever made, EEGAH, finally got the MST3K treatment and it certainly made for another good episode. If you're already familiar with the film it's about a pair of teenagers who discover a caveman and of course the caveman falls in love with the woman. What happens throughout is perfect material for such a show.

As I've said several times, I really can't call myself a "fan" of this show but I do enjoy watching an episode ever so often. I usually pick out movies that I'm used to and know quite well like this one. For the most part this is another very funny episode thanks in large part to the film itself being great material. Arch Hall, Jr. does a lot of singing in the picture and these moments get some of the best laughs including a line about his singing being able to keep the wolves away.

As is often the case, the jokes are hit and miss but there's no doubt that the majority of them hit the mark. There are some great ones dealing with Eegah's mute nature as well as some hilarious bits during the scene where the father is pretty much letting the caveman handle his daughter.

Episode: B+


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