Mystery Science Theater 3000 20th AE (R1) in October
Shout! Factory have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (20th Anniversary Edition) on 28th October 2008. Celebrating 20 years after MST3K’s premiere on television, the entire creative team reunites for the first time through this DVD release. The 20th Anniversary Edition DVD box set features four of the show’s most requested unreleased film episodes – First Spaceship on Venus, Laserblast, Werewolf and Future War, and boasts exclusive DVD bonus content that explore the genesis, life and afterlife of MST3K. Amongst the extras are all new interviews with the entire MST3K family– including Joel Hodgson, Jim Mallon, Trace Beaulieu, Mike Nelson, Bill Corbett, Kevin Murphy, J. Elvis Weinstein, as well as footage from the 20th Anniversary Reunion panel and much more. The “lavishly packaged” 4-DVD box set also contains collectible lobby cards and a figurine of the world famous Crow T. Robot – all assembled in a collectible embossed tin and only available with the purchase of this DVD box set.
Earlier this year, Shout! Factory secured the worldwide home entertainment rights to a vast library of original MST3K episodes that have never-been-available on DVD or for digital download. This DVD box set is the first of a series of DVD box set from Shout! Factory, in association with Best Brains, Inc.