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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Day Time Ended [1979]

Director:John 'Bud' Cardos
Writer:David Schmoeller
J. Larry Carroll
Wayne Schmidt
Composer:Richard Band
Length:90 minutes
(1 hour 30 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG
Sorting Category:Comedy
IMDB Rating:7.8/10
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Synopsis: In part four of a Gauntlet six-movie binge, Jonah and the bots take on the 1979 film The Day Time Ended: a solar-powered desert home is visited by aliens and thrust into a time warp which takes it back to prehistoric times.

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John 'Bud' Cardos => Director
David Schmoeller => Writer
J. Larry Carroll => Writer
Wayne Schmidt => Writer
Richard Band => Composer
Bentley Mitchum => Richard (as Chris Mitchum)
Dorothy Malone => Ana
Jim Davis => Grant
Marcy Lafferty => Beth
Natasha Ryan => Jenny
Roberto Contreras => Gas Station Attendant (as Roberto Contréras)
Scott C. Kolden => Steve (as Scott Kolden)

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • At 1 hour and 4 minutes, the vortex appears at the house. As the Mom holds onto the door, the wall visibly moves. As the camera angle changes, the open sky and supporting framing can be seen at the top of the door
  • Dr. Larry Erhardt returns briefly to the show after almost thirty years of absence.
  • Jonah says "Hello, Mr. Magic Plane Person, Hello." This is a nod to Jonah Ray's album of the same name.