Anyone notice the shadows at the bottom of the screen?

I’ve noticed that in many Joel-era episodes, there is a shadow at the bottom of the screen that changes shape in parts and appears to be commenting on the movie. I’ve also seen it in the KTMA-era, only it was smaller and didn’t move as much. Anyone else notice that? What other bottom of the screen shadows have you noticed?

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I hate it when they talk during the movie.

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The worst one is that reindeer.

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I have no idea what you’re talking about. I simply enjoy the MST3K Platform for Uninterrupted Vintage Films.

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Every episode seems to have a shadow on the bottom of the screen. It looks kind of like a row of theater seats, plus a human and a couple of weird robots sitting in some of those seats.

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Are you kidding me? That’s on the episodes? I’ve thrown out six television sets thinking they were faulty.

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They’re called letterboxes, but I miss the old pan and scan. It’s like they put the bottom part of my movie back!

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Dagnabbit! One’s appeared on the back window of my car! It’s spreading!!

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I think those are actually holes in the film. I remember during the SciFi channel era that sometimes you could see Saturn through them.

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I heard this in Mary Jo’s voice.

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It’s probably shadow people.

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Is this the sequel to the Andy Gibb classic “Shadow Dancing”?

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Took a moment.

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“What’s Rick Dees got to do with this?”

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