|“||"Lookit — they're all on their way to a George Romero film festival!"||”|
- Main article: Radar Men from the Moon
- Krog orders Graber and Daly to drop a nuke into a volcano, so as to set off natural disasters.
- Main article: The Slime People (film)
- Subterranean invaders attack Los Angeles.
Invention Exchange: Joel demonstrates his cartoon eyeglasses, while the Mads show off their cotton candy that screams when you bite into it.
Segment Two: Crow and Tom take Commando Cody to 'reality court'
Segment Three: Joel and the bots talk about how stupid the movie is, then go off on a tangent about how to create a better show
Segment Four: The bots fill the Satellite of Love with lots of thick fog
Ending Segment: Joel bakes a pie and reads a letter
- "“Something new is coming to town and George the milkman is bringing it around.”
- This was the jingle from a commercial for Graham Crackos, a Kellogg's cereal in production during the late 70's and early 80's.
- "Penny, this is Sky King"
- Sky King was a pair of series about a crime fighting rancher in a Cessna airplane. Penny was his niece. Sky King ran as a radio series from 1947 to 1954 and as a television program from 1952 to 1959.
- "LAX just isn't the same anymore...at least not since Braniff moved out"
- LAX is the destination code for the Los Angeles International Airport. Braniff International Airways was a mid-sized airline up until 1983, but has been largely defunct since then.
- "Aw... great, now they're in schlachtenhaus fünf."
- Schlachtenhaus fünf (German for slaughterhouse five) was a Dresden meat processing plant converted into a POW camp in the Kurt Vonnegut novel Slaughterhouse Five.
- "A marine that says 'gee whiz!'. what's he gonna do, storm the Cunningham's house?"
- The Cunninghams were lead characters in the 50's themed sitcom Happy Days.
- "Excuse me, Mr. Melman, Mr. Letterman's looking for you."
- Larry "Bud" Melman was a recurring character on The Late Show with David Letterman. He resembled professor Galbraith, minus the mustache.
- "Well, it's a broken water main Ralphy Boy"
- A reference to the character Ed Norton from the TV show The Honeymooners. He worked in the sewers of New York City.
- "Oh it's Tom Waits on a bender"
- The character in question resembles the American singer Tom Waits, who often has a disheleved appearance.
- "Hey Mikey, she likes it!"
- A reference to a well-known Life cereal commercial from the 1970s.
- "Lovely... Lovely!..."
- This is a reference to the necktie killer in Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy.
Behind the scenes
- Joel Hodgson - Joel Robinson
- Trace Beaulieu - Crow T. Robot / Dr. Clayton Forrester
- J. Elvis Weinstein - Tom Servo / Dr. Laurence Erhardt
- Jim Mallon - Gypsy
- Jann Johnson - Magic Voice
- Kevin Murphy - Screaming cotton candy
- Tom Servo does not appear in the closing segment.
- This is the first episode in which they add a blue tint to a black-and-white movie, presumably to help shadowrama be more visible. It’s a practice that will continue into the fourth season.
- Both inventions are props from Joel’s standup act.
- This is the last episode to air during the 80's.
- Commercially released on DVD by Shout! Factory in July 2013 as part of Volume XXVII, a 4-disc set along with Rocket Attack U.S.A., Village of the Giants, and The Deadly Mantis.
- The DVD includes an interview with Judith Frasier and a theatrical trailer.
- Digitally available through Shoutfactorytv.com, Youtube, Rifftrax, Amazon Instant Video, iTunes, Vudu, and VHX.
|preceded by: Season K||MST3K Season 1||followed by: Season 2|
|1989 - 1990|
|101||The Crawling Eye||1989-11-28||106||The Crawling Hand||1989-12-26||111||Moon Zero Two||1990-01-30|
|102||The Robot vs the Aztec Mummy||1989-12-05||107||Robot Monster||1990-01-02||112||Untamed Youth||1990-02-06|
|103||The Mad Monster||1989-12-12||108||The Slime People||1990-01-09||113||The Black Scorpion||1990-02-13|
|104||Women of the Prehistoric Planet||1990-02-20||109||Project Moon Base||1990-01-16|
|105||The Corpse Vanishes||1989-12-19||110||Robot Holocaust||1990-01-23|