This page contains a list of all known
Mystery Science Theater 3000 shorts listed in broadcast order.
Season 1 (1989-1990)
1 102 Commando Cody - Radar Men from the Moon, Chapter One: Moon Rocket November 18, 1989 (unconfirmed)
As jet-pack-equipped scientist Commando Cody and his team prepare for the launch of their rocket ship, the government asks them investigate reports of sabotage by spies from the Moon and their hired thugs.
1 103 Commando Cody - Radar Men from the Moon, Chapter Two: Molten Terror
December 2, 1989 (unconfirmed)
On the Moon, Cody and Ted manage to steal the Moon Men’s gun, but are soon cornered.
1 105 Commando Cody - Radar Men from the Moon, Chapter Three: Bridge of Death December 9, 1989 (unconfirmed)
After Cody and his team escape, Retik sends his hired thugs on Earth to set up an ambush.
1 107 Commando Cody - Radar Men from the Moon - Chapter 4: Flight of Destruction December 23, 1989 (unconfirmed)
The thugs kidnap Joan and take off with her in a small plane, but Cody is in hot pursuit.
1 107 Commando Cody - Radar Men From the Moon - Chapter5: Murder Car December 23, 1989 (unconfirmed)
Cody saves Joan but is shot down. The thugs blow another heist and are on the run again.
1 108 Commando Cody - Radar Men From the Moon - Chapter 6: Hills of Death December 30, 1989 (unconfirmed)
Krog sends the thugs to bomb a volcano, which causes widespread flooding, for some reason. Cody tracks the thugs to a diner, where a fight ensues and Ted is kidnapped. He soon escapes and Cody is after them again.
1 109 Commando Cody - Radar Men From the Moon - Chapter 7: Camouflaged Destruction January 6, 1990
The thugs have a new ray gun in a disguised truck, but Cody and Ted are after them.
1 109 Commando Cody - Radar Men From the Moon - Chapter 8: The Enemy Planet January 6, 1990
Cody and his team return to the moon and drive off with a cache of lunarium, but some moon men give chase.
1 110 Commando Cody - Radar Men From the Moon - Chapter 9: Battle in the Stratosphere January 13, 1990 (unconfirmed)
Cody and Ted escape the pursuing moon men and make it back to the ship. They prepare for liftoff and...the film breaks . Final Cody short, only partially played.
Season 2 (1990-1991)
2 203 The Phantom Creeps - Chapter 1 - The Menacing Power October 6, 1990
A mad scientist plans to sell his fiendish inventions -- a huge robot, invisibility belt and exploding mechanical spiders -- to foreign powers. In the opener, he fakes his death, then sabotages a plane carrying his enemies.
2 205 The Phantom Creeps - Chapter 2 - Death Stalks The Highways October 27, 1990
A disguised Zorka, believed by everyone to be dead, arrives at the site of the plane crash and learns his wife has been killed. Despite the fact that he caused the crash, he blames his enemies and swears to avenge her death. The pilot of the plane survived the crash but was put into a coma by the exploding spider. Dr. Mallory concocts a formula to revive the pilot, but it fails. Assuming there is some missing ingredient to be found in Zorka's lab, Mallory and military intelligence officer West go there, with reporter Jean Drew in tow. But Zorka beats them there, stocks up on supplies and escapes using his invisibility belt, though his assistant Monk is captured. West and Drew pursue him and find Zorka's apparently abandoned car. After West gets into the car, the invisible Zorka knocks him out and releases the brakes. As Jean looks on in horror, the car with the unconscious West inside careens down a hill out of control.
2 206 The Phantom Creeps - Chapter 3 - Crashing Towers November 3, 1990
West bails out of the car before it crashes. Zorka, still invisible, steals a car and escapes. Everybody heads back to Zorka's, where the Feds revive Monk. Before they can take him in, the invisible Zorka rescues Monk and the two escape. Back in his secret lab, Zorka shows Monk the mysterious box holding his powerful formula. As Zorka tries to sabotage Mallory's research, Monk attempts to betray Zorka and make off with the box, but is nabbed by the Feds. As they drive him back to headquarters, one of the Feds starts to open the box, causing nearby power line towers to topple toward the car.
2 210 X Marks The Spot December 22, 1990
Poor Joe gets grilled in a heavenly court in this WWII era film promoting road safety in New Jersery. First non-serial short.
Season 3 (1991-1992)
3 307 Alphabet Antics July 20, 1991
Education short where children are taught the ABCs via strange and surreal rhymes.
3 311 The Sport Parade: Snow Thrills August 24, 1991
All the fun, antics and injuries of sports activities in the snow.
3 313 Speech: Using Your Voice September 14, 1991
Educational short on public speaking teaching the importance of being heard, being understood, and being "pleasing".
3 315 Aquatic Wizards November 9, 1991
As much fun as anybody could hope to have watching waterskiing.
3 315 Catching Trouble November 9, 1991
Ross, an overly enthusiastic wildlife trapper torments snakes, wildcats and bear cubs to send off to the zoo.
3 317 The Home Economics Story October 26, 1991
Kay learns of value of a Home Economics degree in all aspects of a woman's life.
3 319 Mr. B Natural Novembe 30, 1991
A sexually androgynous spirit of music teaches a young nerdish boy the benefit of a musical education and the right instruments.
3 320 Posture Pals December 14, 1991
School competition to see who has the best posture, and the lengths and tricks four kids go through to win those paper crowns.
3 320 Appreaciating Our Parents December 14, 1991
A young boy learns how effective guilt can be when he starts to help out his family about the house.
Season 4 (1992-1993)
4 406 Undersea Kingdom - Chapter One: Beneath the Ocean Floor July 18, 1992
Another Republic serial where a mixed Navy/civilian team discovers a mysterious land under the seas.
4 407 Junior Rodeo Daredevils July 25, 1992
To repay their debt to society, two young boys are forced to stage a junior rodeo.
4 409 Undersea Kingdom - Chapter Two: The Undersea City August 15, 1992
The submarine crew is captured and caught between the forces of Atlantis and Unga Khan.
4 413 General Hospital - Segment 1 September 19, 1992
Nurse Jessie's husband Phil ponders an extramarital affair, while a patient gets diagnosed with a hiatus hernia.
4 415 General Hospital - Segment 2 November 25, 1992
Jessie and Phil host a painfully awkward engagement party.
4 417 General Hospital - Segment 3 November 28, 1992
4 419 Johnny At The Fair December 12, 1992
A young boy ditches his parents at the Canadian National Exhibition and sets off for adventure, meeting some celebrities along the way.
4 421 Circus On Ice January 9, 1993
All the fun of the Circus... but on ice!
4 422 Here Comes the Circus January 16, 1993
All the fun of the Circus... on normal solid ground!
4 423 Hired! - Part 1 January 23, 1993
In part 1, a manager at a Chevrolet dealership laments that his sales staff are unsuccessful selling their product door to door.
4 424 Hired! - Part 2 January 30, 1993
In part 2, our manager gets set straight by his crazy pop about what's going wrong.
Season 5 (1993-1994)
5 503 What To Do On A Date July 31, 1993
A young nerd doesn't know where to take a girl out on a date, but at the rummage sale he learns that taffy pulls and weenie roasts are the way to a girls heart.
5 507 The Truck Farmer (Second Edition) September 4, 1993
Explains the vital importance of modern techniques and technology to ensure vegetables are available all year across the USA, while glossing over the role of crop-picking migrant workers.
5 510 Body Care And Grooming September 26, 1993
Who'd have thought, college students might smell bad and require a short to explain why bathing and good personal hygiene are worthwhile.
5 514 Is This Love? November 7, 1993
A young college girl believes she's found her true love after a couple of months of dating and wants to marry, against the wishes of her very old roomate and even older parents.
5 515 Cheating November 13, 1993
A young boy cheats his way to the top, only to have his world crumble when he's caught.
5 518 What About Juvenile Delinquency? December 4, 1993
A gang member turns stool pigeon when the other gang members unwittingly beat up his father to steal his mechanical pencil.
5 520 Last Clear Chance December 18, 1993
A Union Pacific sponsored short promoting traffic safety, especially at railroad crossings. If only they'd look...
5 524 Design for Dreaming February 5, 1994
A woman dreams of a mysterious masked man who takes her to see the future... as represented by the 1956 General Motors Motorama.
Season 6 (1994-1995)
6 602 A Date With Your Family July 23, 1994
Short teaching you to supress all emotions to ensure you and your family have a pleasant and formal 1950's style family dinner.
6 603 The Selling Wizard July 30, 1994
Short explaining to grocery store owners that a new freezer isn't just for keeping stock cold, it's a sales generating dynamo too.
6 607 Uncle Jim's Dairy Farm September 3, 1994
City kids George and Betty spend the summer on their Uncle Jim's farm, learning of all the wonder and splendor that dairy farming entails.
6 608 A Day At The Fair October 1, 1994
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.
6 609 Why Study the Industrial Arts? August 27, 1994
A teen disparaging the industrial arts is set straight on its vital nature in all aspects of a 1950's man's life.
6 610 A Young Man's Fancy October 8, 1994
A young girl learns that a feigned ignorance of electrical appliances will net her a man.
6 613 Keeping Clean and Neat November 5, 1994
A short ramming home the message about how to become and stay clean.
6 616 Are You Ready for Marriage? November 26, 1994
A young couple learn how love is very much like a rubber band.
6 618 Out of this World December 10, 1994
An angel and a demon vie to influence over a humble hardworking bread deliveryman.
6 619 Speech: Platform Posture and Appearance December 17, 1994
Learning correct posture by moving your knees in a strange circular motion is essential to becoming a good public speaker.
6 621 Money Talks! December 17, 1994
Ben Franklin's shadow takes time out to teach young boy about budgeting.
6 621 Progress Island U.S.A. December 17, 1994
A short explaining that Puerto Rico is just like the USA... but more tropical.
6 623 The Days of Our Years March 18, 1995
Another Union Pacific sponsored short explaining how it's the responsibility of the worker to avoid accidents on the job.
Season 7 (1995-1996)
7 701T Once Upon a Honeymoon November 23, 1995
A long delayed honeymoon causes a housewife to fantasize about new home decor, thanks to the efforts of a fey bespectacled angel.
7 702 The Chicken of Tomorrow February 10, 1996
A short explaining what is being done today to weed out the chicken of the past to ensure the chicken of the tomorrow.
Season 9 (1998)
9 906 Century 21 Calling June 13, 1998
Two overly-enthusiastic teens learn of the amazing phone of the future and its ground-breaking, state-of-the-art features such as call waiting, call conferencing, and touch-tone dialing.
9 912 A Gumby Adventure: "Robot Rumpus" August 29, 1998
Opting to be lazy, Gumby gets some robots to do his chores, only to have the robots rebel and overthrow their clay-humanoid masters.
Season 10 (1999)
10 1012 A Case of Spring Fever August 1, 1999
A doughy man rashly wishes all springs never existed, only to have Coily the Spring Sprite grant his wish. Quickly realizing the error of his ways, the doughy man then preaches about how important springs are in every aspect of daily life.
Additionally, 2 shorts were prepared for the unreleased
Mystery Science Theater 3000 CD-ROM - and Assignment: Venezuela . What's It to You? Mylar Assignment: Venezuela was included as an extra on the Shout! Factory DVD release of . The Killer Shrews What's It to You? Mylar has apparently been lost and has yet to re-surface.