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My favorite times of Mystery Science Theater starred the days of that broke-ass David Duchovny lookalike with the deadpan delivery. When the other guy came in, I was fine with it, but I’m entitled to my favorites in life. As some of you may have noticed, MTS3K is no longer on Netflix. But, because life is actually a lot harder than an $8 a month subscription, fans will have to deal with seeing the show elsewhere.

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Shout Factory is totally taking the product elsewhere. You’ll have to go to their site to see at least 30 episodes of the classic bad riff movie series, including other properties. Right off the bat, here’s what that means…

•     MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 (beginning with over 30 episodes)
•     HOME MOVIES animated comedy series
•     THE WEIRD AL SHOW
•     IT’S GARRY SHANDLING’S SHOW
•     FATHER KNOWS BEST
•     DENNIS THE MENACE
•     THE MANY LOVES OF DOBIE GILLIS
•     THE SAINT
•     FRIDAYS
•     Gerry Anderson collection (hand-picked episodes from Thunderbirds, Stingray, Captain Scarlet, Fireball XL5, Joe 90, and Supercar)
•     SECRET AGENT
•     KEVIN SMITH: SMODIMATIONS
•     Steve Martin Stand-Up Show Case, featuring STEVE MARTIN: COMEDY IS NOT PRETTY & STEVE MARTIN: WILD AND CRAZY GUY
•     MEL BROOKS: MAKE A NOISE
•     THE ERNIE KOVACS SHOW
•     Werner Herzog movie collection, featuring 16 acclaimed films and documentaries
•     Roger Corman’s Cult Classics (select movie titles)
•     The Marx Brother’s A NIGHT IN CASABLANCA
•     A ROOM WITH A VIEW (Oscar®-winning film by James Ivory)
•     DEATH OF A SALESMAN (Golden Globe® and Emmy® winning film by Volker Schlondorff)
•     HOOP DREAMS (A film by Steve James)
•     Award-winning films such as  THE LONG VOYAGE HOME (John Wayne), THE STUNT MAN (Peter O’Toole, Steve Railsback, Barbara Hershey), STAGECOACH (John Wayne), Bruce Beresford’s BREAKER MORANT (Jack Thompson),  THE RULING CLASS (Peter O’Toole)

Aside from lessons only for those interested in television history, I can’t see the draw. Yes, I’d love to check out some Ernie K., and perhaps old school Mel Brooks, but those are layman’s choices. You have to really be into their lineup for this to pay off. But they’re just starting, so give them time. Me? I’d have stayed with Netflix. There has to be loads of money in it. Everybody stays with Netflix unless they have ideas with immediate payoffs. But I can’t diss these guys for trying. It’s more than I ever did.

Via – Shout Factory

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