We are huge MST3K fans around here and can't wait to share the holiday with Jonah and the Bots!
After a splashy, multi-million dollar crowdfunding campaign, Mystery Science Theater 3000 Season 11 premiered on Netflix last year with a level of hype never before afforded the show, which had been off the air since 1999.This time, instead of three seasons of onerous network demands at the Syfy Channel (after fleeing cancellation on Comedy Central), MST3K would be white hot. This time, it would return with cameos from Jerry Seinfeld and Neil Patrick Harris. The rebooted MST3K picked up Elliott Kalan, the former head writer for The Daily Show. Other writing talent flocked to contribute: bestselling fantasy author Pat Rothfuss, Rick and Morty’s Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, and Ready Player One writer Ernest Cline. Robert Lopez, who co-created The Book of Mormon and co-wrote “Let it Go,” contributed original songs.The reboot introducing new host Jonah Heston (Jonah Ray) and new voices for robots Crow (Hampton Yount), Tom Servo (Baron Vaughn) and Gypsy (Rebecca Hanson) —the show’s history of replacement voices and hosts, first from show’s creator Joel Hodgson to series writer Michael Nelson, dampens the sense of discontinuity.
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