MST3K: Brain That Wouldn't Die
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1993
Directors: Trace Beaulieu, Joseph Green
Rating: NR(Television)
UPC [Locale]: 081227-660321
Running time: 1:31 (91 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 1.33:1, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Double-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: April 25, 2000
Collection type: Owned (#1767)
Status: Available
Purchase date: June 01, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 7 / 10
It's Mystery Science Theater 3000, America's only show that makes fun of really bad B-movies from the comfort of a spaceship floating above Earth. Joel Hodgson, along with his mechanical companions, wisecracking Crow and well-read chick magnet Tom Servo, make suffering through Hollywood's worst films a breeze. Adding their own dialogue, barrage of witty remarks, and an occasional colorful skit, the next hour and a half will fly by like it were only 90 minutes. There are no ushers with flashlights, crying babies, or women with big hair to spoil the fun.

It's Mike Nelson's virgin voyage on The Satellite Of Love, and boy does his crew have a girl for him in The Brain That Wouldn't Die. Unfortunately she's only a head, but you know what they say, sometimes you have to do things just to get "a head" in this world (har, har). This story finds a young doctor climbing back to his wrecked car only to discover his fiancee has been decapitated. Scooping up her noggin like a linebacker and running off, Crow blurts out, "He's at the 20. He's at the 10. No one will catch him." Then later in this flick, as our leading lady floats in a tray of magical life sustaining liquid, Tom Servo remarks, "Look, She makes her own gravy." If that wan't enough, don't miss the onboard interview between our three pals and the decapitated diva. It's a hoot!

(Show #513)
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Trace Beaulieu....Director
Joel Hodgson....Created By
Michael J. Nelson....Writer
Trace Beaulieu....Writer
Paul Chaplin....Writer
Frank Conniff....Writer
Kevin Murphy....Writer
Mary Jo Pehl....Writer
David Sussman....Writer
Jim Mallon....Producer
Jim Mallon....Executive Producer
Joel Hodgson....Executive Producer
Film Editing
Bradley J. Keely....Film Editor
Timothy Scott....Film Editor
Charlie Erickson....Theme By
Joel Hodgson....Theme By
Trace Beaulieu....Art Director
Jef Maynard....Art Director
Andrea DuCane....Make-up Artist
 The Brain That Wouldn't Die
Joseph Green....Director
Joseph Green....Screenwriter
Rex Carlton....Story By
Joseph Green....Story By
Rex Carlton....Producer
Stephen Hajnal....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Leonard Anderson....Film Editor
Abe Baker....Song Writer
Tony Restaino....Song Writer
Robert E. Lessner....Sound
Emil Kolisch....Sound
Paul Fanning....Art Director
Byron Baer....Visual Effects
George Fiala....Make-up Artist
Trace Beaulieu....Crow
Michael J. Nelson....Mike Nelson
Jim Mallon....Gypsy
Kevin Murphy....Servo
Trace Beaulieu....Dr. Clayton Forrester
Frank Conniff....TV's Frank
Mary Jo Pehl....Jan
 The Brain That Wouldn't Die
Herb Evers....Dr. Bill Cortner
Virginia Leith....Jan Compton
Leslie Daniel....Kurt
Adele Lamont....Doris Powell
Bonnie Sharie....Blonde Stripper
Paula Maurice....Brunette Stripper
Marlyn Hanold....Peggy Howard
Bruce Brighton....Dr. Cortner
Arny Freeman
Fred Martin
Lola Mason....Donna Williams
Doris Brent....Nurse
Bruce Kerr....Beauty Contest M.C.
Audrey Devereau....Jeannie
Eddie Carmel....Monster