The crew muses about a wacky short involving the Toronto Skating Club in Circus on Ice (1954). Then the guys watch Monster a-Go Go (1965) where a radiated astronaut has returned to Earth as a giant mutant. It's a battle of the action figures in the invention exchange when the Mads introduce Johnny Longtorso while Joel presents non-violent action figures.
Did You Know?
Until the episode that featured Manos: The Hands of Fate
(1966) the writers of MST3K considered Monster a-Go Go
(1965) to be the worst film ever featured on the series. It's still counted among the 'top' worst films to be shown on the series. See more
Regarding the song "Timothy", Joel was either wrong or just trying to console the Bots. "Timothy" was indeed about cannibalism that occurred between three trapped miners. Record studio executives had to sell the pitch to radio stations who banned the song that "Timothy" was an animal in order to get it played. The animal the execs used in their pitch was a mule and not a duck as Joel suggests. See more
I don't get you.
Nobody does. I'm the wind, baby.
[He hovers off, humming. Gypsy stares into the camera, baffled
Keep circulating the tapes See more
References The Gods Must Be Crazy
Dog & Butterfly
Written by Ann Wilson
, Nancy Wilson
and Sue Ennis
Performed by Joel Hodgson See more