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Video: MST3K vs. Episode II

The mad geniuses behind Mystery Science Theater 3000 have begun releasing video clips of their newest endeavor -- RiffTrax, wherein they provide MP3 audio commentaries for mainstream, contemporary movies -- via YouTube. Here's about 90 seconds of Mike, Crow, and Tom Servo ripping apart Episode II.

The mad geniuses behind Mystery Science Theater 3000 have begun releasing video clips of their newest endeavor -- RiffTrax, wherein they provide MP3 audio commentaries for mainstream, contemporary movies -- via YouTube. Here's about 90 seconds of Mike, Crow, and Tom Servo ripping apart Episode II. Sadly, this is about the only thing that makes the Star Wars prequel trilogy watchable anymore.

More important than laying the smack to George Lucas (because some things are all too easy), RiffTrax has a new iRiffs channel on their Web site where you can submit your own commentaries for major motion pictures. Get sassy enough at the filmsnark, and they'll pay you for the funny. At last, your hate can be used for good, or at least to earn pizza money.

(Found via io9.)

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2 comments
Sharpless
Sharpless

These clips have actually been around for a long time, since the full-length commentaries were originally released. Also, this has nothing to do with MST3K, Crow, or Servo. Mike Nelson, Bill Corbett, and Kevin Murphy operate the Rifftrax project, which has explicitly stated that it's "not MST3K 2.0". They're not even one third of the MST3K crew.

WozNotWoz
WozNotWoz

The Yoda comment was great, but I thought they would have been more harsh in the clip. Maybe I'll try to make my own and see how difficult it really is.

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