All sorts of people seem to have an opinion on the movies that are selected for riffing, even if they died long before the cinematic release.
- Oscar Wilde: To lose one Kingdom, Mr Wizard, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose two looks like carelessness.
- Hannah Arendt: The Banality of Viva Knievel.
- Jean-Paul Sartre: Hell is Pod People
Feel free to add your own, including Cinematic Titanic and The Film Crew.
Shakespeare: What fool this Mordrid be.
HG Wells: I did not write this.
Alexander Wolcott: All the things I like to do are illegal, immoral or Metalunan.
Groucho Marx on Hobgoblins: I refuse to join any Club Scum that would have me as a member.
Adam West Batman on Merlin’s Shop of Mystical Wonders: Some days, you just can’t get rid of a cymbal-playing monkey!
Leo Tolstoy: Every unhappy family, be it one of poor, bean-eating alcoholics or one of rich, hard-partying alcoholics, is unhappy in its own way.
Emma Goldman: If I can’t dance like a prehistoric chicken in a filmy lampshade dress, I don’t want to be part of your revolution.
Anton Chekhov: I’m working on the germ of a storytelling theory that I think will be popular. I think I might call it “Chekhov’s Megaweapon”.
Buzz Aldrin: The next guy who asks me how the flag on the Moon got there is gonna get a punch in the mouth!
Peter Graves: I’m Peter Graves.
Geraldine summarizes the plot of The Undead:
Chevy Chase on Mitchell - That’s Mitchell with two Ls?
“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they have not seen Monster A Go-Go.”
(New MST Version)