Ryder's principal role is that of Bonehead #1, one of Kinga Forrester's henchpersons. He also voiced and operated Tom Servo for the Watch Out for Snakes! Tour and the 30th Anniversary Tour. He directed the Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour, and also wrote for it. He was also credited with co-writing the two new shorts that debuted during the Puppet Camp 2 livestream.
After the announcement that there would no additional seasons of MST3K produced for Netflix, Ryder's potential involvement with any future MST3K projects became unclear. In July of 2021, it was announced that he would be the director of the upcoming live Time Bubble Tour.