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Which is your favored experiment?
MST3K Asked by MST3K
10/23/2020

Which is your favored experiment?

33%
Tormented

38

67%
The Touch of Satan WINNER

92

33%
Tormented

38 Comments
Paul Smith
3
Paul Smith

Why do I like it? Jazz, baby. Hot, steamy, non-corporeal, paranormal jazz. Why would you want Beelzebub's caress when you can get cheeky with a detached woman whose name is a roman numeral. And jazz!

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Chuck Campbell
2
Chuck Campbell

Because "TOM STEWART KILLED ME!"

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Mike Aronow
1
Mike Aronow

This one was really tough. I love both episodes. But, Tormented never fails to crack me up. "Sessions presents!"

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Todd Divel
1
Todd Divel

this is the toughest one yet.

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Barbara L. LeMaster
1
Barbara L. LeMaster

It's actually a fun ghost story with some engaging characters.

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Allison Auld
1
Allison Auld

Can’t beat a good yeet off a lighthouse!! “Vi ask Vi?!?” 😂

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Andrew Gauer
0
Andrew Gauer

A less played option touch of Satan is pretty slow paced

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Luis Reyes
0
Luis Reyes

A battle of who was more obnoxious, the pesky little girl or the ghost of Vi.

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Chelsea McQuaid
0
Chelsea McQuaid

Pretty much sums up 2020

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Masque of the Redrua Death
0
Masque of the Redrua Death

One of the best films every Riffed

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Chris Hartman
0
Chris Hartman

Richard Carlson and Bert I. Gordon ... and Joel and the bots 'happy thoughts' song ...

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Anthony Rios
0
Anthony Rios

It's the only episode that has a jazz magician.

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Honest Jonn
0
Honest Jonn

Tom Stewart killed me! Tom Stewart killed me!

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Naggle Toof
0
Naggle Toof

What no croutons?!?! Vi Mason:)

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Dee Schendel
0
Dee Schendel

Tormented is one of my all-time favorites!

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Mary Clev
0
Mary Clev

It happens at the beach, and it is a fun little ghost story.

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Casey Killingsworth
0
Casey Killingsworth

I just liked "Tormented" better than "Touch Of Satan"

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Eddie J Miller
0
Eddie J Miller

Because I'm a New York method actor!

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Laurel Wilson
0
Laurel Wilson

Tom Stewart killed me!!

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Margaret K. Jordan
0
Margaret K. Jordan

So funny... one of my all-time favorite MST3K movies!

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Tony Rosales
0
Tony Rosales

That beatnik guy really grinds my gears.

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Andrew Brandt
0
Andrew Brandt

The jokes are funny, but there's close to a decent movie hiding in this one.

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Gretchen Crumpacker
0
Gretchen Crumpacker

Put her DOWN, Jerry Lee!

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Howard Sauertieg
0
Howard Sauertieg

This is a fun episode! Touch of Satan is good too but I think it's had more exposure than Tormented.

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Tamsin Parker
0
Tamsin Parker

"She's wearing today's paper."

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Alexandrea Cyril Niell
0
Alexandrea Cyril Niell

This is such a great episode and it never gets enough love. <3

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Marian Luther
0
Marian Luther

I'm cancelling out my daughter's vote. Love you anyway. <3

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Randall Newcomb
0
Randall Newcomb

I voted for this because it is not "The Touch of Satan"

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Mike Ensing
0
Mike Ensing

Slightly more coherent story

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John Manning Moore
0
John Manning Moore

This is one of the most watchable movies that’s being riffed, plus the explosion during the end credits cracks me up, every time. But, it was difficult to have to pick one as both deserve to advance.

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Troy Thomas
0
Troy Thomas

This was a tough one for the exact opposite reason of the first day's vote, as I'm not a tremendous fan of either episode. However, I just rewatched Tormented recently and laughed a lot, so I pick it.

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Tiffany Fricke
0
Tiffany Fricke

I almost saw this with my great grandmother. Almost. As soon as the footprints appeared in the sand, I said “I hear my mom calling,” and ran away. I suspect I’ll feel safer watching it with Joel.

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DataAngel Nine
0
DataAngel Nine

Tom Stewart killed me!

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Phyllis Lanza
0
Phyllis Lanza

You just can't beat floating heads and walking hands and seaweed. And Sandy! Why did you have to see it, Sandy? Wonder what kind of twisted movie she grew up to write.

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67%
The Touch of Satan

92 Comments
Nathan
8
Nathan

This is where my vote lives.

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Mike Aronow
Mike Aronow

Phenomenal comment.

Jackson Munden
6
Jackson Munden

Steffi The Babysitter!!

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Ben Murphy
Ben Murphy

Beez!!!

Joe Sanchez
5
Joe Sanchez

This is where the fish lives

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Josh Ryals
4
Josh Ryals

The walnut farming vs. pecan farming bit is one of my all-time favorite Satellite Of Love moments.

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Celena Hval
3
Celena Hval

Both are excellent but Touch of Satan is so delightfully weird and the riffs are stellar

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Benjamin Owen
3
Benjamin Owen

I'm kinda hungry, but I can't go back to the store after that "zaa" incident...

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Forrest L
3
Forrest L

“—and then he DIED! Hahahahaha!”

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Shannon Tobias
2
Shannon Tobias

Because this is where the fish lives, of course!

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Charlie Hinz
2
Charlie Hinz

Because it's where the fish lives

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Victoria Maille
2
Victoria Maille

This is where the fish lives.

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Josh Colletta
2
Josh Colletta

The Touch of Satan softens your hands while you do the dishes!

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Kevin Smith
2
Kevin Smith

Because The Touch of Satan softens your skin while it cleans!

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Britt Bisson
2
Britt Bisson

This sooong is in.... the public domain.... that’s whyyyy we used it twice....

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Josh Colletta
Josh Colletta

You can't use "Amazing Grace" in a devil movie!

Amber Scaggs
2
Amber Scaggs

I voted for "The touch of Satan". For the "This is where the fish live." bit.

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Nathan Smith
2
Nathan Smith

I just meant to ask him in for pie, I don't know what happened...

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Debbie Noonan
1
Debbie Noonan

Ohhhh... Look at the blood!

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Travis Huffman
1
Travis Huffman

If I don’t find out where the fish lives, no Thanksgiving for ANYONE!

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Sara Lipowitz
1
Sara Lipowitz

I'm into walnut ranching, what can I say?

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William Manley
1
William Manley

“Is that your car? Mind if I skip rocks across it?”

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Bertram Thorpe
1
Bertram Thorpe

Ugh, it's just so .....poorly written & bizarre. "This is where the fish lives."...That's the highlight....and their weird on-screen chemistry....Jodie seems like a eunuch, and...yeah, it's terrible.

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Dan Wiencek
1
Dan Wiencek

It's pretty, in a floppy, Rhoda way.

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Brandon Belch
1
Brandon Belch

Love that movie. "This is where the fish lives." Hahaha

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Greg Method
1
Greg Method

"Tormented" is a bit of an ordeal to get through. "Touch of Satan" is weird and pretentious in that lame early '70s art-house way. Plus, the episode has the one and only Beez as Steffi.

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Lillian Lasher
1
Lillian Lasher

I like be walnut farmers. They work so danger hard.

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Ashley Jo Verity
1
Ashley Jo Verity

Honestly I would watch this unriffed. Don't judge me.

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Nicole Loughran
1
Nicole Loughran

This is where the fish live.

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Corey Core Grundstein
0
Corey Core Grundstein

Because it softens your hands while you do the dishes.

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XxkngmnrnxX
0
XxkngmnrnxX

"IT's just 'A Toich of Satan' in your heart."

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Hilary Aronow
0
Hilary Aronow

I sure hope he said "Peanuts."

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Joshua Keene
0
Joshua Keene

That's where the fish lives!

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Ashley
0
Ashley

this is where the laughter lives.

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Hawk
0
Hawk

This is where the fish lives

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Raven Cain
0
Raven Cain

Because Beez rocks.

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Stacy Mclinn
0
Stacy Mclinn

I spent the whole movie laughing about the dishsoap joke in the first 5 seconds

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Justin Wingate
0
Justin Wingate

Love this episode, the first one I ever taped!

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Harry Sherman
0
Harry Sherman

It's got a Ford Maverick in it, just like I used to drive.

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🌊harasan
0
🌊harasan

No contest. This is one of the best.

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Christopher Nichols
0
Christopher Nichols

I love all the awkward and unusually long pauses in the movie dialogue. It's just such a bad movie, but the episode is hilarious to watch!!

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Jess Burke
0
Jess Burke

"this torment can't end forever" "you know that it can!" -- an apt description of 2020

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Wade Mintz
0
Wade Mintz

Who wouldn't vote for a touch of Satan?

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Kate Halleron
0
Kate Halleron

This was a tough one. I'd have liked both - they both have their charms.

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Kimberly Heiser
0
Kimberly Heiser

While not my favorite, the line “Also, ‘go packers’ but mostly ‘burn the witch’.” is my default response to any and all questions about my feelings on football.

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Greg Gancho
0
Greg Gancho

Tormented is so icky. What else do you do with a blackmailer or two? Whereas, the Touch of Satan is kinda wholesome. OK, there's the Devil and all that, but what else do you do with a lynch mob?

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E. G. Lowe
0
E. G. Lowe

We just don't see it enough!

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Bruce Turbeville
0
Bruce Turbeville

I'm looking at a fromacidal maniac!

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Aaron smith
0
Aaron smith

Because that's where the fish live.

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KozyTimeOnline
0
KozyTimeOnline

Walnut ranching is hard work

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Robert Webster Caldwell
0
Robert Webster Caldwell

If I have to hear “Tom Stewart Killed Me!” one more time, I may jump from an abandoned lighthouse.

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Jeff Oskins
0
Jeff Oskins

"Hold on. I'm getting a call from Margot Adler." I love that reference.

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Steve Dillman
0
Steve Dillman

Well hello, Tractor!

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Diana Psotka
0
Diana Psotka

The sweet, soulful sounds of, "Come sit with me, and satan, too. He's your friend and mine."

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David Iacovino Sr.
0
David Iacovino Sr.

I sure hope he said peanuts

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Linda Farmer
0
Linda Farmer

One of my all-time favorite episodes!! Literally have it memorized I watched it so often :-)

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Ben Murphy
0
Ben Murphy

Because it's where the fish lives. There, in the stream by the walnut ranch. You'd have to be a chromosidal maniac not to like this movie.

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Kelly Luck
0
Kelly Luck

I think Tormented is my least favorite episode.

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Sierra Rein
0
Sierra Rein

I love knowing where the fish lives.

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Terry Lehman
0
Terry Lehman

It was nice to see Herbert Von Karajan get some work

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Rob Gullo
0
Rob Gullo

Who DOESN'T have walnuts and peanuts at Thanksgiving?...he DID say peanuts, right?

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Emma Jochum
0
Emma Jochum

This one makes me laugh everytime I watch it.

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Starry Monroe
0
Starry Monroe

Both movies have their own standings. But..this one has way better riffs!!!!

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Rocco Stio
0
Rocco Stio

Love commissioner Gordon and his dolls!

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Dan Asnis
0
Dan Asnis

Stan is in the market for robots souls.

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jeff lingenfelter
0
jeff lingenfelter

One my favorites. The riffing is one of their best efforts.

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Eric Tacti
0
Eric Tacti

Team Mike, Bill and Kevin! And because you can sight see on your own time, Beelzebub!

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Dan O
0
Dan O

I never had the opportunity to see this episode before so it'd be nice to finally be able to catch it

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ZOMBIEDAWG
0
ZOMBIEDAWG

I havent see it before or at least not on MST3K

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Britt Whale
0
Britt Whale

The fish lives here...

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Jared Hutton
0
Jared Hutton

Just a touch is needed in your life

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Chris Tari
0
Chris Tari

One of my top favs that makes me laugh the most! "Hey! Beelzebub! Kali! And Lucifer!" XD

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Tim Mayer
0
Tim Mayer

Because this is where the fish lives

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j c
0
j c

How can you go wrong with a special guest appearance from the grody incestuous hillbilly from "Giant Spider Invasion?!" ZAH!

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Dakotacrat
0
Dakotacrat

It's where the fish lives.

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James Goodwin
0
James Goodwin

This is where the fish live.

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Zoltan Wilson
0
Zoltan Wilson

This is where the fish lives

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James Paparella
0
James Paparella

Today I didn't have a clear preference, so sorry Tormented fans, I went with the crowd on this one.

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John Harris
0
John Harris

Both episodes are good, but Touch of Satan looks ridiculous now that the Satanic Panic is thankfully long over, while Tormented is actually kind of effective, one of Bert Gordon's better efforts.

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Beardo Beatnick
0
Beardo Beatnick

Yes! Touch a touch a touch me!!!!

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Stelbert Stylton
0
Stelbert Stylton

I have seen Tormented one million times.

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Ken Gorski
0
Ken Gorski

Educational film that explains where the fish live.

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Which is the better episode?
MST3K Asked by MST3K
11/19/2021

Which is the better episode?

57%
Prince of Space WINNER

8

43%
Magic Voyage of Sinbad

8

57%
Prince of Space

Which is the better episode?
8 Comments
Philip Monihan
1
Philip Monihan

Hard pick, not gonna lie.

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Mark Pergolizzi
0
Mark Pergolizzi

Prince of Space is one of my all-time favorite MST3Ks ever.

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Sam Bissell
0
Sam Bissell

Prince of Space is a family favorite and we watch more than any episode, except for Samson vs the Vampire Women, which is pretty much tied with Prince of Space!

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Shaun O'Leary
0
Shaun O'Leary

He's a prince. And of course i love chicken.

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Ryan Barker
0
Ryan Barker

Your weapons are useless against me!

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Andy Knudsen
0
Andy Knudsen

I love both these Riffs, Prince of Space is just a tiny bit better.

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Erik David Even
0
Erik David Even

Of all the MST3K episodes where Earth is invaded by chicken-men, this is the best. Also, I became a bootblack because of this film. I like it very much.

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William Lane
0
William Lane

Sinbad has no effect on this movie.

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43%
Magic Voyage of Sinbad

Which is the better episode?
8 Comments
Will Blanchard
2
Will Blanchard

Love Prince of Space, but 505 is peak MST3K. Old-school style riff to be sure, but the warmth of the early years is in full bloom on this one with A+ sketches and even an in-theater stunt. Also, weird movie.

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Llewellyn Buntminkey
1
Llewellyn Buntminkey

Russo Finnish madness!!! Wooohooo!!!

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Howard Kistler
1
Howard Kistler

He travels all over the world and discovers the best place is home. It doesn't get much more Thanksgiving than that.

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Jason Tamez
0
Jason Tamez

I'm not gonna lie, I'd rather have a technicolor nightmare than a dull black and white space caper.

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Wendy Coffin
0
Wendy Coffin

hard choice because both are in my top 10. I chose this though because EVERYTHING Joel says in this ep is absolute gold

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Paul S
0
Paul S

SOL-tie Award winning show!

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Rebecca Brawley
0
Rebecca Brawley

For me, it's an oldie but goodie.

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Victor Martinez
0
Victor Martinez

enjoy this one much more.

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Which is the better episode?
MST3K Asked by MST3K
11/16/2021

Which is the better episode?

44%
The Brain That Wouldn't Die

13

56%
Prince of Space WINNER

30

44%
The Brain That Wouldn't Die

Which is the better episode?
13 Comments
Bruce Pullen
2
Bruce Pullen

Mike's finest hour. Ideally pithy and not too dour. The movie is something else yet the treatment beams through brightly.

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Amy L. Sacks
1
Amy L. Sacks

"Mike is a very nice name."

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Troy Sloan
0
Troy Sloan

You play this one less.

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Robert Hornibrook
0
Robert Hornibrook

Cause its the first MST3k episode my wife ever saw.

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Colleen Moriarity
0
Colleen Moriarity

This episode is far superior to Prince of Space.

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Glenn St-Germain
0
Glenn St-Germain

Jan in the Pan! The monster in the closet! Horror and vintage slease in one tidy package.

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Glenn St-Germain
0
Glenn St-Germain

Jan in the Pan! The monster in the closet! Horror and sleaze in one package!

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Frank Gallagher
0
Frank Gallagher

I caught this movie on Creature Double Feature when I was way too young and it traumatized me

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John Judge
0
John Judge

There's nothing like a "hero" who makes all the wrong choices.

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Kim McAllister
0
Kim McAllister

A total MST classic!!!

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Nicole Castro
0
Nicole Castro

It doesn't get enough love. Been my #1 favorite for many years.

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LowKeeba
0
LowKeeba

“That’s not cheese” —Gypsy

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56%
Prince of Space

Which is the better episode?
30 Comments
Philip Monihan
4
Philip Monihan

Your voting has no effect on me!

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Adam Troy
1
Adam Troy

We like it very much!

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Heather M Perkins
1
Heather M Perkins

Because he is the Prince. And he is of Space. And because I am a little tired of that other movie.

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Amber Scaggs
0
Amber Scaggs

I find the ep funny as heck. And I like it very much.

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Charlie M
0
Charlie M

Because those makeup effects are soooo dreamy

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Ryan Nostrebor
0
Ryan Nostrebor

Mince, mince, mince...

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John Abernathy
0
John Abernathy

Because not voting for Prince of Space, is for me, words that have no meaning. Though I just said them.

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Matt Olfson
0
Matt Olfson

One of the all-time best and enduring episodes of MST3K!

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Leah
0
Leah

I remember it being a lot of fun.

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Ginger Fitts
0
Ginger Fitts

Oh! Ah! Prince of Space!!! Need I say more?

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J. Lynn Else, Author
0
J. Lynn Else, Author

Vote for Prince of Space, or I'll throw my doll at you!

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Matt Towler
0
Matt Towler

how many times must I say that I LIKE IT VERY MUCH

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Robert Reimer
0
Robert Reimer

Because we like it very much.

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Paul Moreau
0
Paul Moreau

WE LIKE IT VERY MUCH

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David McDermott
0
David McDermott

His name is Prince of Space, and he is funky.

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Doug Breese
0
Doug Breese

this experiment is why I add "ya scum" to the end of every sentence I utter... ya scum.

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Mira Gutoff
0
Mira Gutoff

If Phantom Krankor cannot defeat the Prince, neither can Jan in the Pan.

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Derek Smith
0
Derek Smith

I want in with the cool crowd.

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Andy Knudsen
0
Andy Knudsen

Krankor over Jan in the Pan any Turkey Day!

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Jason Tamez
0
Jason Tamez

Your neck juice cannot harm me, but scares the crap out of me anyway.

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Kim VanHooser
0
Kim VanHooser

"Your weapons are useless against me! Har,har,har,har!"

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