In the Peanut Gallery with Mystery Science Theater 3000: by Robert G. Weiner,Shelley E. Barba

By Robert G. Weiner,Shelley E. Barba

The award-winning tv sequence Mystery technological know-how Theater 3000 (1988–1999) has been defined as “the smartest, funniest express in America,” and endlessly replaced the way in which we watch video clips. The sequence featured a human host and 2 robot puppets who, whereas being subjected to a few of the worst motion pictures ever made, supplied ongoing hilarious and insightful observation in a method popularly referred to as “riffing.” those essays signify the 1st full-length scholarly research of Mystery technological know-how Theater 3000MST3K—which blossomed from humble beginnings as a Minnesota public-access tv express right into a cultural phenomenon on significant cable networks. The publication contains interviews with sequence author Joel Hodgson and solid individuals Kevin Murphy and hint Beaulieu.

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