|608 - Code Name: Diamond Head|
|Air Date||October 1, 1994|
|Movie Director||Jeannot Szwarc|
|Cast||Roy Thinnes, France Nuyen, Ward Costello, Eric Braeden, Ian McShane|
|Preceded by||607 - Bloodlust!|
|Followed by||609 - The Skydivers|
A Day at the Fair
A farming family prepares for their yearly trip to the Indiana State Fair, both to show off their wares and suckle from the teat of the 3-H Club.
- This short was included on Shorts Vol 2, released by Rhino Entertainment on VHS in October 1999, and on DVD as part of The Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Volume 3, a 4-DVD set with The Sidehackers, The Unearthly and The Atomic Brain.
- "Grazin' in the grass is a gas baby. can you dig it?"
This is the pilot for a show that was never produced. Diamond Head (Thinnes) is a secret agent on a mission to stop a rogue double agent (and master of disguise) known as "Tree" (MacShane) from stealing the formula for a new chemical weapon.
- A failed Quinn Martin pilot, this movie eventually aired as an NBC Monday Movie. 
- Roy Thinnes also appeared in the General Hospital shorts that accompanied Manhunt in Space and Crash of Moons.
- France Nuyen played the title character in the classic Star Trek episode "Elaan of Troyius."
- Eric Braeden is probably best known as Victor from TV’s The Young and the Restless.
- Ian MacShane starred on TV's Lovejoy, and more recently starred as Al Swearengen in the HBO series Deadwood.
Prologue: Mike and the Bots marvel over how dirty others' lifestyles are as they are living in their own filth. They ponder a unknown smell.
Segment Three: Crow and Tom want to play, but Mike is too busy. Their complaints allow Magic Voice to show them what it would be like to live with a Crash Test Dummy.
Segment Four: Tom and Crow complain about Mike's cooking, and so Magic Voice shows Crow and Tom what it would be like to live with the Frugal Gourmet.
Segment Five: Mike and the bots have a luau on the SOL to celebrate the end of the movie. Tom dances the hula, interpreting a letter. The Mads are still obsessing about cleanliness.
Stinger: "Aaaahhh! Johnny! Down there!"
- "He raises Dead End Kids!"
The Dead End Kids, later known by such names as the Little Tough Guys and the Bowery Boys, appeared in a series of comedy films beginning in the 1930s.
- "Later, these moths turn up in the mouths of Bob's victims!"
A reference to the fictional serial killer Jame "Buffalo Bill" Gumb from The Silence of the Lambs, who placed Death's Head moths in his victims' mouths.
- "Hi, I'm Jeanie at DeVry!"
A reference to a commercial for the DeVry Institute, a nationwide chain of adult-education centers, now known as DeVry University.
- "Come back to AT&T. Where're you're 'Friends & Family' now?"
A reference to an long distance sales campaign launched by Sprint during the 1980s known as the 'Friends & Family' plan which directly targeted dissatisfied AT&T customers. This plan allowed a Sprint customer to make phone calls to any other registered 'Friend & Family' member for a discounted rate, and gave a bonus to any customer who recommended a new user to change to Sprint.
- "Vatican II: The Final Reckoning!"
The Second Vatican Council (also known as "Vatican II") was held from 1962-65 and resulted in significant modernizations of the Catholic Church's doctrines and rituals.
- "Mr. Woodman!" "Look, Kotter, I don't like your kids!"
Mike and Crow are commenting on an actor's resemblance to Mr. Woodman, the assistant principal from Welcome Back, Kotter.
- "Turn it off! Turn it off!"
Crow is imitating George C. Scott in the 1979 movie Hardcore.
- (singing) "Pick a little, talk a little, pick a little, talk a little, cheep cheep cheep..."
- "...going as John Waters!"
- "'The Eiger Sanction' had more Hawaiian locations that this movie!"
The Eiger Sanction is a 1975 thriller film starring Clint Eastwood as an assassin ordered to kill a mountain climber in the Swiss Alps.
- "Rope had more Hawaiian locations than this movie"
Reference to the 1948 Hitchcock thriller set entirely in an apartment.
- "I'm here for the Daniel Inouye fundraiser."
Daniel Inouye is a long-serving U.S. Senator from Hawaii.
- "He's gonna have a Montclair Moment any minute now."
A reference to an old advertising campaign for Montclair cigarettes.
- "Ted Turner in 'Frenzy'!"
Frenzy was a 1972 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Ted Turner is a media mogul known for his distinctive moustache.
- "Patch me through to Yarnell!" "And Shields!"
Shields and Yarnell were a mime duo who had their own variety TV show during the 1970s.
- "We got a lot of money here, Mitchell!"
A line from Martin Balsam's character at the end of Experiment 512 Mitchell.
|preceded by: Season 5||MST3K Season 6||followed by: Season 7|
|1994 - 1995|
|601||Girls Town||1994-07-16||609||The Skydivers||1994-08-27||617||The Sword and the Dragon||1994-12-03|
|602||Invasion USA||1994-07-23||610||The Violent Years||1994-10-15||618||High School Big Shot||1994-12-20|
|603||The Dead Talk Back||1994-07-31||611||Last of the Wild Horses||1994-10-15||619||Red Zone Cuba||1994-12-17|
|604||Zombie Nightmare||1994-11-24||612||The Starfighters||1994-10-29||620||Danger!! Death Ray||1995-01-07|
|605||Colossus and the Headhunters||1994-08-20||613||The Sinister Urge||1994-11-05||621||The Beast of Yucca Flats||1995-01-21|
|606||The Creeping Terror||1994-09-17||614||San Francisco International||1994-11-19||622||Angels Revenge||1995-03-11|
|607||Bloodlust||1994-09-03||615||Kitten with a Whip||1994-11-23||623||The Amazing Transparent Man||1995-03-18|
|608||Code Name: Diamond Head||1994-10-01||616||Racket Girls||1994-11-26||624||Samson vs. the Vampire Women||1995-03-25|