It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without turkey—cinematic turkey, that is! With the new season of Mystery Science Theater 3000 premiering on Thanksgiving Day exclusively on Netflix, Shout! Factory TV is helping MSTies whet their appetite for cheesy movies with a brand-new Mystery Science Theater 3000 “Turkey Day” Marathon four days earlier than usual, on Sunday, November 18th.
Join series creator Joel Hodgson and Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Gauntlet host Jonah Ray starting at 12 pm ET / 9 am PT on Sunday, November 18th, as they celebrate thirty years of the iconic cult TV show. The pre-holiday “Turkey Day” marathon will showcase six MST3K episodes, brand-new episode intros featuring Joel and Jonah and a sneak peek at Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Gauntlet, featuring behind-the-scenes interviews with cast and crew. To help the cast celebrate this momentous milestone in MST3K history, fans are asked to share their favorite “MSTie Memories” from the past thirty years via social media by using the hashtag #MST3KTurkeyDay. Visit MST3KTurkeyDay.com for info on how to watch the “Turkey Day” marathon and participate in “Turkey Day” festivities during the holiday week.
Continue the Turkey Day festivities on Thursday, November 22nd, with the launch of Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Gauntlet on Netflix. Kinga Forrester has unveiled the latest innovation in movie riffing – THE GAUNTLET! Can Jonah Heston, Tom Servo, Crow T. Robot, Gypsy – and you! – survive sitting through six cheesy movies in a row? The new season features comedian Jonah Ray as the host (“Jonah Heston”), actress and comedian Felicia Day as the Mad (“Kinga Forrester”), actor and comedian Patton Oswalt as the evil henchman (“Max”), and comedians Baron Vaughn, Hampton Yount, and Rebecca Hanson as the voices of “Tom Servo,” “Crow T. Robot,” and “Gypsy,” respectively.