Clowns in the Sky is the title of a CD featuring music from the first seven seasons of Mystery Science Theater 3000. Released in 1996 exclusively through the MST3K Info Club, the songs featured include the many versions of the opening theme, the closing theme, and the best of various tunes that were featured in host segments throughout the show. The CD takes its name from the song featured in the last host segment of the episode Pod People, A Clown in the Sky.
A second collection that covered the show's later years, Clowns in the Sky II, came out in 1998.Clowns in the Sky is currently out-of-print, but on December 29, 2009, was made available on iTunes, along with the second album as part of a compilation.
Songs & Sketches Featured
The episode each song was featured in is listed in parenthesis after the title.
- "Theme Song Version 1A" (Seasons 1-5.5 with Joel)
- "My Creepy Girl" (Catalina Caper)
- "Godzilla Genealogy Bop" (Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster)
- "If Chauffeurs Ruled the World" (Ring of Terror)
- "Music from Some Guys in Space" (Pod People)
- "Tibby, Oh Tibby" (Gamera)
- "The Plate Spinning Song" (Gamera vs. Gaos)
- "A Clown in the Sky" (Pod People)
- "The Waffle Song" (Viking Women and the Sea Serpent)
- "A Patrick Swayze Christmas" (Santa Claus Conquers the Martians)
- "Master Ninja Theme Song" (Master Ninja I)
- "Tribute to Pants" (Hercules Against the Moon Men)
- " Gypsy Rose Me!" (The Day the Earth Froze)
- "Kim Cattrall" (City Limits)
- "Ode on Estelle" (The Magic Sword)
- "Gypsy Moons" (Crash of Moons)
- "Hired! Original Broadway Cast" (Bride of the Monster)
- "What a Pleasant Journey" (The Girl in Lovers Lane)
- "Theme Song Version 2" (Seasons 5.5-6 with Mike)
- "The Janitor Song" (Teen-Age Strangler)
- "NummyMuffinCoocolButter" (Colossus and the Headhunters)
- "Merry Christmas...If That's Okay" (Santa Claus)
- "The Greatest Frank of All" (Village of the Giants)
- "Livin' in Deep Thirteen" (The Violent Years)
- "Bouncy Upbeat Song" (Red Zone Cuba)
- "Whom Shall I Kill?" (Samson vs. the Vampire Women)
- "Tubular Boobular Joy" (Outlaw)
- Theme Song Version 3 (Season 7 with Mrs. Forrester)
- "Mighty Science Theater"