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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Giant Spider Invasion (Season 9 / Ep. 10) [1975] (1 disc)

Director:Bill Rebane
Writer:Richard L. Huff
Robert Easton
Length:92 minutes
(1 hour 32 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG
Sorting Category:Comedy
IMDB Rating:7.1/10
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Synopsis: Giant spiders from another dimension invade Wisconsin.

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Bill Rebane => Director
Richard L. Huff => Writer
Robert Easton => Writer / Kester
Alan Hale Jr. => Sheriff (as Alan Hale)
Barbara Hale => Dr. Jenny Langer
Bill Corbett => Crow T. Robot / Observer
Bill Williams => Dutch
Diane Lee Hart => Terry (as Dianne Lee Hart)
Jim Mallon => Gypsy
Kevin Brodie => Perkins
Kevin Murphy => Tom Servo / Professor Bobo
Leslie Parrish => Ev
Mary Jo Pehl => Pearl Forrester
Michael J. Nelson => Mike Nelson
Patrick Brantseg => Gypsy
Steve Brodie => Dr. Vance

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Co-stars Bill Williams and Barbara Hale were real-life husband and wife. (Their son is actor William Katt.)
  • The Kester's frame farmhouse was built for the film so that it could be leveled during the scene where the giant spider climbs on the house, crushing it.
  • The book Alan Hale Jr. is always reading in the sheriff's office is titled ""Flying Saucers Want You"
  • Stephen King is a big fan of the film.
  • A surprise box office success, it was one of the top 50 grossing movies of 1975.
  • In the opening, Alan Hale Jr. greets Kevin Brodie with the line, "Hi, little buddy!" This is an obvious reference to Hale's role as The Skipper on [Gilligan's Island (1964)].