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Gamera vs Zigra

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316 - Gamera vs Zigra
Air Date October 19, 1991
Movie Director Noriaki Yuasa
Year 1971
Cast Koji Kujiyama, Daigo Inoue, Reiko Kasahara
Preceded by 315 - Teenage Cave Man
Followed by 317 - The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent

The Movie


In this film, Gamera braves death to valiantly battle a group of evil aliens who want to take over the planet. [1]


See Episode K07

The Episode

Host Segments

Prologue: Joel and the Bots throw a root beer kegger. Magic Voice gets drunk.

Segment One (Invention Exchange): Mads: The Three Stooges Guns, offensive and defensive; Joel and the Bots: Crow T. Shish-ka-bob.

Segment Two: The Bots show Joel their dimensional model that explains how Gamera works.

Segment Three: Shoebox dioramas depicting the Gamera movies.

Segment Four: Kenny and Helen, the children from the movie, visit the SOL. They're feeling really good!

Segment Five: Variations of the Gamera theme song.

Stinger: Fish Argument Theater comes to a climax.

Other Notes

Guest Stars

Obscure References

  • "He directed 'The Return of the Secaucus Seven Samurai'!"

Return of the Secaucus 7 was a 1980 film about a group of aging former '60s radicals, directed by John Sayles. The Seven Samurai was a 1954 classic film by Akira Kurosawa.

  • "Meanwhile, at Dollyworld(sic)!"

Dollywood is a theme park in eastern Tennessee owned by Dolly Parton.

  • "It's..."

When the children come across the old man on the beach, Servo makes a reference to Monty Python's Flying Circus - specifically the decrepit man, played by Michael Palin, who usually opened the show with the single word "It's".

  • "Hey, it's Hot L Tokyo!"

Hot L Baltimore was an off-Broadway play that inspired a short-lived sitcom in 1975.

  • "Lorelei, let's live together!"

A reference to the Styx song "Lorelei".

  • "These Clare Prophet seminars are all the same!"

Elizabeth Clare Prophet is the leader of the Church Universal and Triumphant, a religious movement that has been widely denounced as a cult.

  • "Squirtin' a little KC Masterpiece on there!"

KC Masterpiece is a brand of barbecue sauce.

  • "Hell is for children!"

A reference to the Pat Benatar song "Hell is for Children".

  • "On the bottom of the ocean!"

A reference to the Talking Heads song "Once in a Lifetime".

External links

MST3K 316 Promo00:34

MST3K 316 Promo

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