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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Thing That Couldn't Die (Season 9 / Ep. 5) [1959]

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Director:Will Cowan
Writer:David Duncan
Composer:Henry Mancini
Length:97 minutes
(1 hour 37 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
Sorting Category:Comedy
IMDB Rating:8.4/10
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Synopsis: A psychically gifted young woman discovers a centuries-old crate buried on her aunt's ranch. Opening it, her family discovers the living head of Gideon Drew, a 16th century devil worshiper who was beheaded by Sir Francis Drake.


Reaction: For its time, the movie works pretty well, even with a few ridiculous moments. But the MST treatment makes it fun.


Personal Rating: 7/10

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Will Cowan => Director
David Duncan => Writer
Henry Mancini => Composer
Andra Martin => Linda Madison
Bill Corbett => Observer (MST) / Crow T. Robot
Bridget Jones => Adrienne Barbeau (MST)
Carolyn Kearney => Jessica Burns
Charles Horvath => Mike
Forrest Lewis => Julian Ash
George Alexander => Guard (uncredited)
James Anderson => Boyd Abercrombie
Jeffrey Stone => Hank Huston
Jim Mallon => Gypsy (MST)
Kevin Murphy => Tom Servo / Hadrian (MST) / Professor Bobo
Mary Jo Pehl => Pearl Forrester (MST)
Michael J. Nelson => Observer (MST) / Mike Nelson
Patrick Brantseg => Gypsy (MST)
Paul Chaplin => Finnigan / Observer (MST)
Peggy Converse => Flavia McIntyre
Phil Harvey => Trooper Kennedy (uncredited)
Robin Hughes => Gideon Drew
Stuart Wade => Trooper Swanson (uncredited)
Thomas Browne Henry => Galleon Capt. Fletcher (uncredited)
William Reynolds => Gordon Hawthorne

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