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Mystery Science Theater 3000 (often abbreviated as MST3K) is an American sci-fi comedy TV series about a man and his robot sidekicks who are imprisoned on a space station by an evil scientist and forced to watch a selection of bad movies, to stay sane they 'riff' the film, making fun of the flaws and generally wisecracking throughout. It ran from 1988 to 1999 and produced 197 episodes and a movie. It returned on Netflix in 2017 with 20 new episodes so far.

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Why doesn't MST3K release its episodes in chronological order?

When episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) are released in packages on DVD, they seem to release them in a random order- one episode from a later season may come before one of the earlier ...
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Satellite of Love- what inspired its name and design?

With a handle like "Satellite of Love" and the fact the ship's shaped like a cartoon dog bone I keep thinking it's a dirty joke that slipped over my head- did the show's creators ever address these ...
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How does Mike eat and breathe?

Mike (and Joel) spend a considerable amount of time aboard the "Satellite of Love". Based on my back of the envelope calculations regarding the size of their spacecraft, even if the SOL was loaded ...
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What is the purpose of The Satellite of Love?

In Mystery Science Theater 3000 the host is living on The Satellite of Love. What is the purpose of this satellite/spacecraft?