It’s Just A Show.

It’s Just A Show.

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A podcast conversation with Mystery Science Theater 3000.
39. Go Big or Go Home. [MST3K: The Movie, featuring This Island Earth.]
Nov 12 • 58 min
This Island Earth rams its ovipositor down Beth and Adam’s throats (but it’s not an alien!) during an awkward dinner party exchange about interocitors, interfering studios, interplanetary strife, interloping cats, and international space research.
38. A Pizza Being Made in Real Time. [MST3K 704. The Incredible Melting Man.]
Oct 29 • 59 min
The Incredible Melting Man keeps an eye out for Adam and Beth as they talk about horror movies, horror comedies, horror effects, horrors in space, and horror stories from Hollywood.
37. Nothing Gets Away From Physics. [MST3K 107. Robot Monster.]
Oct 15 • 59 min
Robot Monster wants to be like the hu-man, to laugh like the hu-man. Will Adam and Beth help? Or will they whisper about childhood dreams, rocket backpacks, commie slander, déjà vu, and bumbling bees. And some shorts: Radar Men from the Moon episodes 4 &…
36. Donald Pleasence is Always Hypnotic. [MST3K 903. The Pumaman.]
Oct 1 • 59 min
The Pumaman leaps awkwardly towards Beth and Adam, asking them to reveal the truth about Donald Pleasence, anti-fascists, ancient aliens, dinky synth tunes, and how to fly.
35. There’s Still Money to Be Made in Tragedy. [MST3K 1002. Girl in Gold Boots.]
Sep 12 • 59 min
Girl in Gold Boots shimmies as Beth and Adam kick about castle dwellers, caged dancers, creepy discotheques, crushed dreams, and child-rearing demonstrations.
34. A Mythmash. [MST3K 408. Hercules Unchained.]
Sep 1 • 59 min
Hercules Unchained forgets all about Adam and Beth as they discuss fierce eyebrows, Greek drama, Hulk colours, creepy kitchens, and the Hellenistic ideal.
33. Shaggy Little Baggies. [MST3K 204. Catalina Caper.]
Aug 15 • 58 min
Catalina Caper hosts a Tupperware party for Beth and Adam, where they chat about going to the beach, ghosts in their bikinis, grooving with your booty, gay guys in back alleys, and giving it a burp.
32. The Local Skeezeballs. [MST3K 1111. Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II.]
Jul 30 • 57 min
Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II casts a spell on Beth and Adam to reveal all about heroes, horndogs, homosociality, homicides, and hocus pocus.
31. Beverly Hills 9021Wizard. [MST3K 1110. Wizards of the Lost Kingdom.]
Jul 11 • 59 min
Wizards of the Lost Kingdom seeks out Beth and Adam for recycled clips, recycled music, creepy seductions, kept crypts, and ambiguous colours.
30. Let’s Make It Work. [MST3K. 703. Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell.]
Jun 27 • 59 min
Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell deathstalks Adam and Bethstalker as they deathtalk about fonts, swords, sorcery, batches, and Ren Faires. Huzzah!
29. The Matlock Defense. [MST3K K17. Time of the Apes.]
Jun 12 • 55 min
Time of the Apes jumps forward in time to hear Beth and Adam discuss alternate edits, timelines without Joel, circus music, freezer burns, and Barry ZeVan [the weatherman].
28. Apes Is Apes. [MST3K 306. Time of the Apes.]
May 30 • 56 min
Time of the Apes dubs over Beth and Adam as they investigate apes, damn dirty apes, naked apes, humble country apes, and owls.
27. Emmanuelle in Flight. [MST3K 612. The Starfighters.]
May 11 • 59 min
The Starfighters puts fuel back in Beth and Adam so they can discuss boogers, boozers, fighters, killers, and choristers.
26. A More Romantic Alternative. [MST3K 509. The Girl in Lovers Lane.]
Apr 25 • 59 min
The Girl in Lovers Lane drifts into town and asks Beth and Adam about hoboes, littler hoboes, homosociality, character actors, and promotional toilet seats.
25. Don’t Eat the Good Bug. [MST3K 804. The Deadly Mantis.]
Apr 12 • 59 min
The Deadly Mantis emerges from the ice to ask Beth and Adam about bug-eyed monsters, bug-eyed bugs, bloody-minded militarists, stop-motion brains, and bomb-loving mutants.
24b. Our First Anniversary Spectacular!
Mar 24 • 59 min
Producer Chris invites Beth and Adam to look back over the 24 episodes of MST3K we’ve watched in the past year. Which movie would they watch unMSTed? Which episode was the best? Which monster is the ginchiest? And what did you, the listener at home, think?
24. Every Framing Device a Painting. [MST3K 803. The Mole People.]
Mar 14 • 59 min
The Mole People gets Beth and Adam to recite an epic of hollow-earth theories, the Epic of Gilgamesh, celebrity cameos, mushrooms, and astronauts of note.
23. You’ve Got to Kill a Man. [MST3K 802. The Leech Woman.]
Feb 26 • 57 min
The Leech Woman picks Beth and Adam’s brains about lecherous men, older women, alcoholics, unpleasant co-workers, and anything but leeches.
22. Respective Blowhole. [MST3K 801. Revenge of the Creature.]
Feb 14 • 59 min
Revenge of the Creature tries to steal Beth and Adam’s hearts with talk of Gill-Man, Guillermo del Toro–Man, Marineland-Man, Henry Mancini-Man, and a new Crow-Man T. Robot-Man.
21. It’s Just A Tongue. [MST3K K04. Gamera vs. Barugon.]
Jan 31 • 59 min
Gamera vs. Barugon once again drizzles Beth and Adam with destructive rainbows, so they discuss janky robots, imperialism, kid-friendly adult films, tongues, tongues, and banana oil. Happy Gamuary!
20. Toy Show. [MST3K 304. Gamera vs. Barugon.]
Jan 19 • 56 min
Happy Gamuary! Gamera vs. Barugon fight while Beth and Adam talk about Godzilla, Princess Mononoke, Baragon, Skeletor, and My Little Pony.
19. Money and Weapons. [MST3K 521. Santa Claus.]
Dec 24, 2017 • 55 min
Ho ho ho! Santa Claus gathers Beth and Adam by the yule log to discuss all things Christmas, like Citizen Kane, Batman, Pee-wee‘s Playhouse, Home Alone, and Hellraiser.
18. Noodling with Rubber. [MST3K 210. King Dinosaur.]
Dec 3, 2017 • 56 min
King Dinosaur roars at Adam and Beth to discuss Elliott Kalan, first timers, bad drivers, lady scientists, and other not-quite-dinosaurs. Also, there’s a short: X Marks the Spot!
17. Get Serious. [MST3K 1009. Hamlet.]
Nov 16, 2017 • 59 min
Hamlet broods while eavesdropping on Adam and Dr. Beth talking about being, not being, suffering, sleeping, and the undiscovered country of Germany.
16. Good Job, Thor. [MST3K 604. Zombie Nightmare.]
Oct 31, 2017 • 58 min
Zombie Nightmare rises from the grave to stalk Beth and Adam, who just wanted to talk about Canucksploitation, heavy metal soundtracks, voodoo, Vodou, and Adam West.
15. We Spent a Lot of Money on This. [MST3K 1106. Starcrash.]
Oct 20, 2017 • 59 min
Starcrash dazzles Beth and Adam as they discuss Christmas lights, space wardrobes, child preachers, drunk Hasselhoff, and inobservant observational comedians.
14. Donald Pleasence Was a Total Scamp. [MST3K 501. Warrior of the Lost World.]
Sep 27, 2017 • 59 min
Join us in celebrating Donald Pleasence Day, as Warrior of the Lost World mumbles at Beth and Adam to discuss Star Trek: The Motion Picture’s Lt. Illia, Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Counselor Troi, Star Trek: The Original Series’ Kirok, Star Trek: The…
13. He’s Just A Guy. [MST3K 904. Werewolf.]
Sep 18, 2017 • 59 min
Werewolf hunts Beth and Adam as they discuss poor acting, imported myths, impure werewolves, pure moods, and imposter puppets.
12. Beef Smoothie. [MST3K 410. Hercules against the Moon Men.]
Sep 2, 2017 • 56 min
Hercules against the Moon Men sandblasts Beth and Adam until they’re ready to talk about stables, strongmen, Superman, stock, and sand.
11. Cobbled Together in Somebody’s Backyard. [MST3K 506. Eegah.]
Aug 18, 2017 • 59 min
Eegah comes out of his cave to hear Beth and Adam discuss Arch Hall Sr, Arch Hall Jr, archconservative film critics, archetypical cavemen, and Archie comics. [cw: There’s another discussion of how the threat of rape functions in the movie. It’s not very…
10. All Sizzle, All Snake. [MST3K 1101. Reptilicus.]
Aug 2, 2017 • 59 min
Reptilicus seduces Beth and Adam into discussing Jonah Heston, weird cameos, multiple Reptilci, Danish tourism, and trashy novelizations.
9. Burned in My Brain. [MST3K 513. The Brain that Wouldn’t Die.]
Jul 20, 2017 • 55 min
The Brain that Wouldn’t Die introduces Beth and Adam to Mike, and begs them to talk about sexpoiltation, gore, Saw, transplants, and two-headed dogs.
8. Scrambled Eggs. [MST3K 101. The Crawling Eye.]
Jul 6, 2017 • 59 min
The Crawling Eye, Joel’s first* episode, stares at Beth and Adam until they discuss sidekicks, psychics, sci-fi eye flicks, LASIK, and awkward starts. * Or is it‽
7b. Tom Servo’s a Dalek. [Bonus.]
Jun 21, 2017 • 31 min
Please stay on the line. Adam and Beth will be with you shortly. In the meantime, here is some bonus material trimmed from previous episodes: Adam West, bad movies, Canada (again), the weirdest thing to ever air on PBS, and (occasionally) MST3K. Enjoy,…
7. I Envy Your Joy of Movement. [MST3K 311. It Conquered the World.]
Jun 7, 2017 • 59 min
It Conquered the World learned almost too late that Adam and Beth are feeling creatures, and because of it, they discuss more kick-ass 50s ladies, team sports, cults, Roger Corman, and learning almost too late that man is a feeling creature. Includes a…
6. It’s Good When People Age. [MST3K 601. Girls Town.]
May 25, 2017 • 58 min
Girls Town lifts and separates Beth and Adam as they discuss Mamie Van Doren, Paul Anka, Mel Tormé, Mamie Van Doren (again), and Canada.
5. Coke Will Do All the Work for You. [MST3K 1102. Cry Wilderness.]
May 11, 2017 • 59 min
Cry Wilderness howls at Beth and Adam to discuss ice cream college, Mac and Me, Bigfoot, raccoons, and the puberty giggles.
4b. Totally Uncontroversial Opinions about MST3K’s Sci-Fi Era. [Bonus.]
Apr 27, 2017 • 36 min
A bonus episode! Adam and Beth, fresh from rewatching Future War, have thoughts on MST3K’s years on the Sci-Fi Channel. Listener discretion advised.
4. Yelling at Dinosaurs. [MST3K 1004. Future War.]
Apr 26, 2017 • 58 min
Future War kicks off Beth and Adam’s discussion of revivals, rad 90s dinosaurs, dad movies, secret Christians, and other strange animals.
3. Love Letter to Suburbia. [MST3K 404. Teenagers from Outer Space.]
Apr 11, 2017 • 59 min
Teenagers from Outer Space compels Beth and Adam to discuss boss rockets, boy movies, middle-aged nurses, disarmed lobsters, and small-town paranoia. Show
2. Collage of Male Adolescence. [MST3K 620. Danger!! Death Ray.]
Mar 29, 2017 • 53 min
Danger!! Death Ray coaxes Beth and Adam into discussing satellite dishes, glamour shots, beefy spies, André the Giant, and Herbie Hancock.
1. Nova Scotia Death Trip. [MST3K 201. Rocketship X-M.]
Mar 21, 2017 • 55 min
Rocketship X-M inspires Beth and Adam to talk about chins, Matt Damon, robot puberty, intrepid reporters, and female astronauts.