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For the MST3K episode, see MST3K K02 - Revenge of the Mysterons from Mars.

Revenge of the Mysterons from Mars is a 1981 science-fiction film. It was assembled from several episodes of the British television series Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, with some new music and effects.

Plot[]

Captain Scarlet and the personnel of SPECTRUM work to defeat the plans of the Mysterons, who are trying to establish a base of operation on the moon in order to further their goal of destroying humanity.

Cast[]

  • Francis Matthews as Captain Scarlet
  • Paul Maxwell as Captain Gray
  • Jeremy Wilkin as Captain Ocher
  • Ed Bishop as Captain Blue
  • David Healy as Lunar Controller
  • Charles Tingwell as Carter
  • Sylvia Anderson as Linda Nolan

Notes[]

  • This is one of two feature-length movies assembled from episodes of the British TV series Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (sometimes referred to only as Captain Scarlet). The series was originally broadcast in Britain between September 1967 and May 1968.
  • Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons is one of several popular science-fiction/adventure TV series produced by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson in the 1960s, beginning with Supercar and followed by Fireball XL5, Stingray, Thunderbirds, Joe 90, and The Secret Service.
  • Like most of the Andersons' productions, this series used puppetry (specifically a format called Supermarionation) and scale-model special effects.
  • During the riffing, Crow remarks his surprise they got Cary Grant to voice Captain Scarlet. The character's vocal depiction was originally based on Cary Grant's voice.

MST3K Connections[]

  • Series creators Gerry and Sylvia Anderson were also creators of the shows Stingray and Space: 1999, episodes of which were used in Invaders from the Deep and Cosmic Princess respectively.
  • Cy Grant (Lt. Green) also portrayed Ra in At the Earth's Core.
  • David Healy also portrayed the radio announcer in Phase IV.
  • Producer Reg Hill was also associate producer for Invaders from the Deep and production executive for Cosmic Princess.
  • Associate producer John Read was also cinematographer for Invaders from the Deep.
  • Composer and musical director Barry Gray was also composer and music supervisor for Invaders from the Deep and composer for Cosmic Princess.
  • Production designer Keith Wilson was also production designer for Cosmic Princess.
  • Supervising art director Bob Bell was also art director for Invaders from the Deep.
  • Visual effects production manager Harry Ledger was also first assistant editor for Circus of Horrors.
  • Director of special effects Derek Meddings was also director of special effects for Invaders from the Deep and special effects supervisor for The Land That Time Forgot.
  • Puppet supervisor Christine Glanville was also puppet supervisor for Invaders from the Deep.
  • Supervising director Desmond Saunders was also director for Invaders from the Deep.

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