"Mystery Science Theater 3000" 'Manos' the Hands of Fate (TV Episode 1993) Poster


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Animal Crackers (1930)
Servo: I may be wonderful, but I think you're wrong.
The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
Joel: "A most dangerous game"
Palooka (1934)
Crow (as Jimmy Durante): "Inka dinka doo!"
Casablanca (1942)
A character parodies the "We'll always have Paris" line from "Casablanca."
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Frank: "Come on, I said play!" Servo: (crying) "Oh, daddy!"
Dragnet (1951) (TV Series)
Joel: "And in a moment, the results of that trial."
The Linkletter Show (1952) (TV Series)
Joel: "Kids worship the darndest things."
Brigadoon (1954)
Crow: "Maybe it's Brigadoon."
Bride of the Monster (1955)
Crow: He tampered in God's domain.
The Honeymooners (1955) (TV Series)
Crow: "One of these days, Alice!"
Baby Doll (1956)
Crow: "Marylin Quayle in... 'Baby Doll.'"
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
Joel: "Who was lookin' at Maggie The Cat?"
The Untouchables (1959) (TV Series)
Servo: "Meanwhile, Ellott Ness and his Untouchables head for a speakeasy in Berwyn."
The Andy Griffith Show (1960) (TV Series)
Servo: They're meeting with Floyd the Barber.
West Side Story (1961)
Servo (singing): "Torgo, I just met a fella named Torgo."
The Music Man (1962)
Master: "There's been enough trouble." Servo: "Right here in River City."
Girl Talk (1963) (TV Series)
Joel: "We return to Girl Talk with Virginia Graham."
Zulu (1964)
At the beginning when the parents sing "row row row your boat" to their daughter, Servo shouts "Sing! Sing! Come on! damn it! Sing!' to urge Crow and Joel to sing along, just like Lieutenant Chard right before the final attack urging his soldiers to sing to compete against the Zulu warriors song.
Bewitched (1964) (TV Series)
Tom (voicing for 'Hired!'s Mr. Milton, who looks like Abner Kravitz): "Hm, how can I keep this from Gladys?"
Goldfinger (1964)
Crow (Singing): "Charred Fingahh!"
The Addams Family (1964) (TV Series)
Joel: "Cousin Itt!"
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964) (TV Series)
Tom: "Our Man from U.N.C.L.E. will return after this."
Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964) (TV Series)
Crow (as Gomer): "Surprise, Surprise, Surprise."
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)
Servo: Torgo, you're the laziest man on Mars.
Die! Die! My Darling! (1965)
Tom: "Die, Die My Darling."
Monster a-Go Go (1965)
Joel: "We survived Monster A-Go-Go, we can survive this."
Batman (1966) (TV Series)
Speed Racer (1967) (TV Series)
"Go Speed Racer"
Catalina Caper (1967)
Servo (Singing): "Never steal anything wet..."
Donahue (1967) (TV Series)
Servo: "...on the next Donahue."
Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers (1968) (TV Series)
Joel: "They all wanted to be Dean Martin's Golddiggers, you know."
The Brady Bunch (1969) (TV Series)
Joel: "Carol Brady?"
Night Gallery (1969) (TV Series)
Crow: "Tonight on 'Night Gallery.'"
Monty Python's Flying Circus: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Goes to the Bathroom (1969) (TV Episode)
"reenactment of the battle of Pearl Harbor"
The Love Machine (1971)
Joel: "It's Robin Stone, the Love Machine."
Dirty Harry (1971)
Servo: "Row, row, row your boat. Sing, dammit, sing!"
Maude (1972) (TV Series)
Servo: "Well you look like Maude."
Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Tom sings a song from the show.
Chinatown (1974)
Crow: "She's my sister! She's my daughter! She's my sister!"
Macon County Line (1974)
Joel: "It's the Makeout County Line."
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Salesman: "One"..."Two"... Servo: "Five..."
Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)
Crow: "Give 'em Hell, Harry."
Fawlty Towers (1975) (TV Series)
Crow: (as Basil) Yes, dear. I'm doing it, dear.
The Love Boat (1977) (TV Series)
Tom (speaking with the same inflection as The Love Boat announcer): "The Love Vigilanties."
The World According to Garp (1982)
Tom: "Oh, I hope she doesn't make like Jenny Fields."
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Crow: (as Artie Fufkin) "You see this butt? Kick this butt."
Jeopardy! (1984) (TV Series)
Tom: "What is this, Final Jeopardy?"
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)
Servo: Hey, Hired 2: Electric Boogaloo.
The Golden Girls (1985) (TV Series)
Tom: "You look like 'Maude' with a hell beast." Crow: "Oh, you mean Estelle Getty?"
The Trip to Bountiful (1985)
Joel: "Hey, let's just pretend we're watching Trip to Bountiful, huh?
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Tom quotes Elliot's line: "I have my answer, I'm walking on air."
Aliens (1986)
"Game over, man! Game over!"
Designing Women (1986) (TV Series)
Crow: "The Lost Episodes."
Beaches (1988)
Joel: "This is the alternate ending to Beaches."
The Little Mermaid (1989)
Frank: Do you want it in your Little Mermaid bowl?
The Grifters (1990)
Tom: "Oh, this is gonna be just like in The Grifters."
Dr. Giggles (1992)
Crow: "It's Dr. Giggles."

Referenced in 

The Sims 3 (2009) (Video Game)
Game features a pizza delivery guy named Torgo, as does a skit in this episode.
Hands: The Fate of 'Manos' (2015) (Video)
Mentioned & discussed.


Hired! (1940) (Short)
The second half of 'Hired!' is the featured short in this 'MST3K' episode.
Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966)
''Manos' the Hands of Fate' is the featured movie in this 'MST3K' episode.

Featured in 

Atop the Fourth Wall: Lady Gaga #1 (2011) (TV Episode)
clip is shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: Steam Wars (2015) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Cinematic Excrement: Manos: The Hands of Fate (2015) (TV Episode)
Footage used as Smeghead talks about Manos: The Hands of Fate.


Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
Tom: "Look, pigs, lies and videotape"

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