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Just in time for the holidays (and apologies if you thought this was a rerun of THE DAEMONS - Meetup glitch, and my apologies for the mixup).

For our holiday screening, we're going to laugh it up just a little bit - first, we're going to catch the 1999 spoof CURSE OF THE FATAL DEATH, which contains plenty of naughty humor, gratuitous celebrity cameos, and more cool things than you can shake a stick at. Originally done as a charity one-off, it's Steven Moffat's Doctor Who debut as a writer, and....well, it's a pretty funny skit.

In the spirit of our recent joint MST3K event, we're going to have audience members riffing on a classic Doctor Who....well, that's a lie. We'll be watching Terminus, a Peter Davison story that....well, I'm not quite sure what it's about. There's a large dog thing, and Nyssa leaves, and Tegan and Turlough have deep, meaningful conversations about life, love, and laughter in a ventilation shaft. In short, it's perfect for Mystery Theater Science-style riffing.

(So much so that we may show it without captions in its VHS-style glory, because all CGI and captions reveal is that this story....isn't very good.)

But please join us for a loving and laughing look back at the 50th anniversary celebrating that sometimes, our favorite show has serious missteps.

And thank God we will never show Time and the Rani.



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  • A former member
    A former member

    I had so much fun. The episode was delightfully corny, and everyone was funny and welcoming. I will definitely be back!

    December 21, 2013

  • Pat J.

    Great pairing of shows. I loved the 'Fatal Death' parody! The Dalek dessert was a real treat!

    December 19, 2013

  • Pat J.

    Stuck in traffic. Will probably be late.

    December 18, 2013

  • Philip

    I'm still tied up at work. It appears that I will not be able to make it. Sorry

    December 18, 2013

  • Alan J.

    Terminus, possibly the worst companion departure in Who history. Oh no I'm wrong, that would be Peri.

    December 16, 2013

  • Terry

    I see this thing says MST3K riffing. Should I be worried? I have a limit you know.

    December 3, 2013

    • Gordon D.

      Terry - no worries; both episodes together run about two hours. Plus, if you're thinking RSVPs, we end up with a few last minute changes and no-shows.

      December 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I've never watched any classic episodes so I'm excited for this experience. :)

    November 21, 2013

    • Gordon D.

      Don't let TERMINUS stop you - it's not one of the better ones, and I promise, you'll like January and February's entries. :)

      1 · November 21, 2013

  • JB A.

    now I don't have to hold my tongue during the screening. and my pick won, too!

    August 1, 2013

    • Gordon D.

      Well, it won, but only because certain people on Facebook couldn't follow the rules. (And I'm hoping that, in December, someone can explain to me what *exactly* Terminus was about...I mean, besides, Nyssa and her falling dress.

      August 12, 2013

  • Alan J.

    Terminus, possibly the worst companion departure in Who history. Oh no I'm wrong, that would be Peri.

    1 · August 1, 2013

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