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Which is your favored experiment?
MST3K Asked by MST3K
10/24/2020

Which is your favored experiment?

63%
Pod People WINNER

94

37%
Parts: The Clonus Horror

58

63%
Pod People

94 Comments
Bruce Turbeville
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Bruce Turbeville

featuring music by your little brother's Casio...!

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Diana Psotka
1
Diana Psotka

It's just so bizarre, I can't put it into words. But I love it like I love little winged potatoes.

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Joel McMurray
1
Joel McMurray

I'm a big fan of potatoes.

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Neighborsans
1
Neighborsans

I need some smucker's raspberry jam

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Robert Webster Caldwell
Robert Webster Caldwell

You see with a name like Smuckers, you know it’s good

Mike Aronow
1
Mike Aronow

These are such good matchups. Two of my all-time favorites. However...how can you possibly top an episode with TWO of the most iconic MST3K songs: Idiot Control Now and Clown in the Sky?

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MST3K
MST3K

I hurt myself with this particular pair-up, trust me. I love both but Pod People takes it for me too.

j c
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j c

First MST video tape I rented fron Blockbuster!

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Robert Greene
0
Robert Greene

Funny comments during the movie made for a great time.

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The Dark Face
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The Dark Face

'Cause Trumpy can do stupid things!

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Jill r
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Jill r

One the best episodes of all time!!! And probably one of the most quotable episodes w/ such great lines of all time!!! No matter how many times I watch it, it's still funny!!! Chief, McCloud." 😆❤👌

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Tim Anderson
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Tim Anderson

Parts is great but Pod People is something I still quote with friends.

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Duval Guerino
0
Duval Guerino

Pod People was the first MST3K tape I owned, and is still one of the best episodes of MST3K of all time!

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Mike Podruchny
0
Mike Podruchny

Always a classic favorite and also a family nickname.

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Rebecca
0
Rebecca

The only Trump-y I care to see again.

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John Detlie
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John Detlie

Because it stinks! 👌

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Snow
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Snow

Little potatoes

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Arthur Bassett
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Arthur Bassett

"Steady as she goes were flying over trout. Sack of monkeys in my pocket, my sisters ready to go.

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Too Much Scrolling
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Too Much Scrolling

Perhaps the PERFECT example of what MST3K can do. iconic

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Sitting Duck
0
Sitting Duck

They got hairy hands and bright blue eyes And they walk around whacking RenFest guys They got lengthy noses with which they use to eat They lobotomize anyone they try to greet

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Matthew Finch
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Matthew Finch

Good, he's the best...

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Denise Litostansky-Crawford
0
Denise Litostansky-Crawford

Pod People was the very first episode I watched on late night TV. I knew I had found something awesome, so my #1 will always be Pod People. Wing-ed potatoes!

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Tiffany Fricke
0
Tiffany Fricke

I'm so stupid. The "Clown in the Sky" song moves me.

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Mike Welker
0
Mike Welker

Tough one but the quirky Canadian woodsy drama is just so odd- and frankly, HUZZAH!

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Troy LeMoine
0
Troy LeMoine

The angel voiced young boy in this always cracks me up. "You can do magic, Trumpy!?" "It's called *Evil* kid"

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Joshua Keene
0
Joshua Keene

Trumpy, you can do stupid things!

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John Harris
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John Harris

Both of these are great episodes, but Pod People is iconic. Can't we have both though?

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Honest Jonn
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Honest Jonn

Because Trumpy can do magic things!

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Britt Whale
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Britt Whale

"Trumpy, you can do stupid things!"

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ktfergus
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ktfergus

Damn. One of my fave joel episodes vs. one of my fave mike episodes. Its a sophies choice moment

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Gary Cahall
0
Gary Cahall

Because after this year's election campaigning is mercifully over, it will be nice on Thanksgiving to watch a "Trumpy" that I like.

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Greg Method
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Greg Method

Tough choice, but "Pod People" is just too iconic.

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Benjamin Hom
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Benjamin Hom

It's not about pods. It's not about people. It's all about pain.

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Matt Kelly
0
Matt Kelly

It's the first one I watched!

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Beef-Squatch Berenstain Bear
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Beef-Squatch Berenstain Bear

Trumpy you can do stupid things.

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Ricardo Silkworth
0
Ricardo Silkworth

Because Trumpy can do stupid magic duh

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Denise L
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Denise L

Pod People 4 Ever

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Josh L
0
Josh L

This one was DIFFICULT. I like them both. But 1) Chief? McCloud??, 2) Trumpy does stupid things! 3) I voted a Mike ep the last two times. But I do love me some Peter Graves, and his time at UM

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Donovan Wesner
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Donovan Wesner

It has nothing to do with pods. It has nothing to do with people. It has everything to do with hurting.

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Joe Nevarez
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Joe Nevarez

Trumpy you can do stupid things

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Chris Tari
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Chris Tari

Because IT STINKS!

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Troy Thomas
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Troy Thomas

I feel like I should be the better fan and bring attention to a quite underrated episode like Clonus, but come on! Clonus isn't a super obscure episode anyhow, it doesn't need more eyes drawn to it.

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Mikey Elms
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Mikey Elms

Parts is a snoozefest.

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ThePeronah
0
ThePeronah

It's great seeing the President in this early role.

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Steven Otte
0
Steven Otte

Trumpy! You can do stupid things!

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Clayton Trotz
0
Clayton Trotz

Hearts of Space jokes always win it for me.

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Andrew Brandt
0
Andrew Brandt

Feels like playing it safe, but can't vote against Trumpy....wait, don't read into that.

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Diane Marie Lilleg
0
Diane Marie Lilleg

One of my son's and my favorites!

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Merri Hall Cross
0
Merri Hall Cross

Ooo this was hard as I enjoy them both but this one? Well, IT STINKS!

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Amber Scaggs
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Amber Scaggs

The riffing is hilarious. And the classic "👌🏻It stinks" bit. And host segments are great.

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Newt Calkins
0
Newt Calkins

Though I'm a Mike guy, Pod People is classic Joel goodness. "It stinks!"

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🌊harasan
0
🌊harasan

"Trumpy, you can do stupid things." is exactly what we need right now.

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Marian Luther
0
Marian Luther

My daughter told me to.

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Joseph Klemm
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Joseph Klemm

Trumpy, you can do stupid things!

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Gregory Strain
0
Gregory Strain

Honestly I just love this movie, it's just so weird and the episode has some great host segments because of it.

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Tina Coughlin
0
Tina Coughlin

Because it stinks! 👌🏻

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37%
Parts: The Clonus Horror

58 Comments
Erin Grooms
5
Erin Grooms

I'm tired of seeing trumpy do stupid things.

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Pinstar
3
Pinstar

Fantastic, but often slept-on, Mike-Era episode. The "Unethical organization for the benefit of rich people" motif of the movie might be a bit more relevant to the world today too. Plus Dr. Mario.

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Nick Coffin
2
Nick Coffin

Don't you want to go to A M E R I C A ?

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Brock
2
Brock

Hi, I'm Peter Graves with Biography

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Ben
2
Ben

Clones, puffy hat guys, old man acting, terry cloth clothes. Going to America...Today...and blink....This is so much better than The Island movie :)

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Diana White Smith
2
Diana White Smith

Love Pod People, but have seen it a bajillion times!

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Kenneth E. Morgan
2
Kenneth E. Morgan

Both have great riffing, but "Pod People" is far too slow of a movie.

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Dave M Gray
2
Dave M Gray

Parts is a good episode that doesn't get nearly the attention of Pod People, which is still endlessly referenced and winked at in the community.

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Amanda Walczesky Danielson
2
Amanda Walczesky Danielson

I found a thing in the river that said something about Milwaukee and now I'm a clone.

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Kimberly Edsell
1
Kimberly Edsell

Going to America. TODAY!

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Heather Flynn
1
Heather Flynn

It’s seriously underrated

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Not Billehecka
1
Not Billehecka

Trumpy is just too painful

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Howard Sauertieg
1
Howard Sauertieg

It's one of the best examples of the "made for TV movie" style of film making, even if it was not made for TV. Also it's very funny.

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Sara Lipowitz
1
Sara Lipowitz

I voted for Parts -- TODAY!

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Chelsea McQuaid
1
Chelsea McQuaid

I'm not sure I remember this one!

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Drea Larkin Hendrix
0
Drea Larkin Hendrix

"Coming to America" running gag, whiny hero sound effects, and jokes about the celebrity cast make this movie much funnier than the funny, but sometimes flat Pod People.

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Martin Kelly
0
Martin Kelly

Wipe me Clone Daddy,

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Corey Core Grundstein
0
Corey Core Grundstein

This isn't fair, putting Clonus against Pod People! Clonus is one of the best episodes of ALL of MST's run! Very underappreciated episode & you destroyed any chance of people voting for it against PP.

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Michael Schiavo
0
Michael Schiavo

She looks like Henry Silva in a wig.

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XxkngmnrnxX
0
XxkngmnrnxX

So many 'Bewitched' references, love it!

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Ben Murphy
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Ben Murphy

Bounce. Behave! Bounce. Behave! And the crotch fire after their picnic.

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Ben Murphy
0
Ben Murphy

Bounce. Behave! Bounce. Behave!

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Gus Rubio
0
Gus Rubio

The running Biography references and all the Peter Graves impressions make this one an absolute winner.

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Kimberly Heiser
0
Kimberly Heiser

Pew “Ow” Pew “Ow” Pew “Ow”

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Andrew Gauer
0
Andrew Gauer

Tired of always seeing the same episodes this is a gem of an episode. Mike era needs more representation

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george olmos
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george olmos

Cuz that dude's crotch was on fire, better stunt than any in The Island

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Hilary Aronow
0
Hilary Aronow

I want to watch this one...."later on."

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Travis Huffman
0
Travis Huffman

Can I watch Lion King again?!

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Dakotacrat
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Dakotacrat

I mean we blew up two random old people in the end which was just so random you couldn't help but chuckle.

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Chris Wilson
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Chris Wilson

It has been a LONG time since I've seen this one, one of the first episodes I saw. Great stuff

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Beardo Beatnick
0
Beardo Beatnick

Can't we all just have some clone organs with gravy this turkey day?

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Luis Reyes
0
Luis Reyes

Best performance by Keenan Wynn in a cheap movie.

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Mark Burger
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Mark Burger

Come on with the 70's dystopian shlock!

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Gabriel D
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Gabriel D

Haven't seen this one before.

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Nicholas Pozsgay
0
Nicholas Pozsgay

Honestly, i see this one less. I've seen Pod People a thousand times. I've seen Parts maybe only a couple hundred times.

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Leslie Maryann Neal
0
Leslie Maryann Neal

Because Pod People has been shown at enough Turkey Day marathons.

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Anthony Rios
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Anthony Rios

We need a Biography on the Endora symposium.

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Ashley
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Ashley

ptsh ow! Ptsh ow! Ptsh ow!

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Myrrh Kingwell
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Myrrh Kingwell

Why not carve up your turkey to Parts?

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Jessi Mellenthin
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Jessi Mellenthin

I love this episode, it was my first MST3K episode and I haven't seen it on a marathon

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Megan Eckert
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Megan Eckert

I've never seen this episode

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Raven Cain
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Raven Cain

Because let's face it, clones are rock stupid.

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Rives Binford
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Rives Binford

I spent my childhood quoting "I think you're neat. I like how keen you are."

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Brian Edsell
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Brian Edsell

Only you can prevent crotch fires

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Dan Wiencek
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Dan Wiencek

Saturn: A different kind of car company.

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Eviliz
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Eviliz

Too oft overlooked and no amount of killer aliens can be scarier than 'what if rich people decided to do this IRL' and the answer 'how do you know they aren't?'

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David Grimes
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David Grimes

Don’t get me wrong, Pod People is classic. But Peter Graves in a genuinely well built sci-fi dystopia nearly broken apart by a beer can? Also; Let’s put out our flaming crotches and go find your nose.

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Ricky Carlstedt
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Ricky Carlstedt

I've never seen this one before, but I've seen Pod People many times.

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Phyllis Lanza
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Phyllis Lanza

More of a vote against Trumpy than for Peter Graves.

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Chris Duranko
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Chris Duranko

I love me some Trumpy but I've seen it a lot. Never saw this one!

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Jeff Conrad
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Jeff Conrad

Become a part of America!

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Mark Hartless
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Mark Hartless

I have seen (and loved) their riffing on Pod People. I have not seen the other one.

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KozyTimeOnline
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KozyTimeOnline

I know pod people is a classic but we are talking about Biography! Also, one of the weirdest explosion edits I have ever seen!

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David Mello
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David Mello

Mainly because I thought Darrin had dumped Samantha and wound up in a cloning farm when I saw this the first time

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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
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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
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Andy Knudsen

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

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Erik David Even
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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
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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
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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
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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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