The return of Mystery Science Theater 3000 was a reason to celebrate 2017 as a time when fans came together to put the Satellite of Love back into space. In the nearly 20 years since it was away, the fan base as grown as views collected and shared VHS tapes and DVDs. They flocked to conventions to let the cast and crew know that they are needed now more than ever. And after a fundraiser with swell donation gifts, the series returned on Netflix with a mix of new and old faces. And it was such a hit that there will be another season (without a fundraiser). Now Mystery Science Theater 3000: Season 11 is coming out on Blu-ray and DVD on April 17. You will be thrilled by Patton Oswalt as the Son of TV’s Frank. Even Mark Hamill appears in the MST3K Universe. Here’s the press release from Shout! Factory about the greatest return in science fiction history:
Critically-Acclaimed Netflix Original Series Makes its
Blu-ray and DVD
Debut April 17th, 2018 from Shout! Factory
Normally, anything revived from the dead is something to be feared. But when dedicated fans broke crowdfunding records to bring back the cult television series Mystery Science Theater 3000 after a nearly 18-year hiatus, it was an event worthy of the finest disco cannons! On April 17th, 2018, fans can bring home their pals from the Satellite of Love in an eight-disc Blu-ray or DVD set, which featuring all 14 episodes from Season 11, as well as the feature-length documentary, We Brought Back MST3K. With a Certified 100 % Fresh critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes, the new season has been a hit with critics and fans alike, and is a must-own for MSTies. Fans can pre-order their copies now by visiting ShoutFactory.com
In Mystery Science Theater 3000, hapless Jonah Heston (Jonah Ray) is trapped on the dark side of the moon and forced to watch cheesy movies by the evil, profit-obsessed mad scientist Kinga Forrester (Felicia Day) and her snarky henchman Max (Patton Oswalt). So Jonah does what any gadget-savvy kidnappee would do: make fun of the films with the help of his wisecracking robot pals, Tom Servo (Baron Vaughn), Crow (Hampton Yount) and Gypsy (Rebecca Hanson). With luminary guest stars including Mark Hamill, Neil Patrick Harris, Joel McHale and Jerry Seinfeld, and the return of some familiar faces, MST3K: Season 11 is sure to keep you laughing ‘til you bust a seam in your jumpsuit!
MST3K Season 11 Episodes
The Time Travelers
The Beast of Hollow Mountain
The Land That Time Forgot
The Loves of Hercules
Wizards of The Lost Kingdom
Wizards of The Lost Kingdom II
The Christmas That Almost Wasn’t
At The Earth’s Core
MST3K: Season 11 Bonus Features:
We Brought Back MST3K Documentary. This feature length documentary provides fans with an insider’s look at the creation of Season 11 and its triumphant debut on Netflix. Featuring new interviews with Joel Hodgson, Jonah Ray, Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt and many others, interwoven with previously unseen footage from all stages of MST3K’s miraculous comeback.
About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Factory Productions, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Shout! Factory Films, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.
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