"Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return" Yongary (TV Episode 2017) Poster


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Dracula (1931)
Count Chocula mentioned.
Frankenstein (1931)
Frankenberry mentioned.
Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Jonah: "Bride of Franken-calcium"
Ragtime Bear (1949) (Short)
Tom: "He's like the Mr. Magoo of monsters."
Death of a Salesman (1951)
Crow: "He's doing 'Death of a Salesmonster."
Peter Pan (1953)
Tinker Bell mentioned by Tom.
Godzilla (1954)
The Mole People (1956)
"The Mole People are really blazing it up!"
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Jonah: "This is the original ending to 'Bridge on the River Kwai.'"
The Untouchables (1959) (TV Series)
Tom: "Elliot Ness and his men are brought in to stop the monster, one day late."
The Twilight Zone (1959) (TV Series)
Tom: "Wouldn't it be cool if this turned into a 'Twilight Zone' episode?"
Mothra (1961)
"Like a Mothra to a flame."
The Jetsons (1962) (TV Series)
Servo: "Get me off this crazy thing!"
The Nutty Professor (1963)
Tom: "A drop of this should be enough to turn me into Buddy Love permanently."
Thunderbirds (1965) (TV Series)
"Thunderbirds are go!"
Gamera (1965)
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) (TV Short)
Tom speaks in Charlie Brown adult-speak gibberish.
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
Crow: "This sounds like the music they play when Kirk goes to one of those makeout planets." He later does a bit of this show's opening narration.
The Graduate (1967)
Jonah sings "The Sound of Silence" as a couple leaves on their honeymoon.
Sesame Street (1969) (TV Series)
Jonah: "That 'Sesame Street' song about living on the moon"
Space Amoeba (1970)
Crow: "My space amoeba is almost fully formed."
Soul Train (1971) (TV Series)
Crow: "Seoul Train"
The Godfather (1972)
"Yongary's death scene is longer than Don Corleone's."
M*A*S*H (1972) (TV Series)
Crow, Jonah, and Tom hum the theme music as a helicopter is shown.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Jonah: "It's only a flesh wound."
Saturday Night Live (1975) (TV Series)
"Toonces, no!"
Rocky (1976)
Tom (as Mick): "Stay down, Rock! Stay down!"
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Jonah: "Porkins, no!"
CHiPs (1977) (TV Series)
Grease (1978)
Tom, sadly: "Greased lightning, go greased lightning."
The Warriors (1979)
Crow: "Yongary, come out and play-ay!"
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Tom hums "Ride of the Valkyries" as a helicopter is shown.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983) (TV Series)
Crow: "I'd want to hang with Clawful."
Scarface (1983)
Crow: "He's gonna die like Scarface, in a coke haze." and "Say 'hello' to my itchy friend!"
Footloose (1984)
Jonah: "I guess dancing's forbidden in the Republic of Footloose."
Gremlins (1984)
Crow: "Yongary already ate after midnight and now he's getting wet? This is gonna be trouble."
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends (1984) (TV Series)
"This must be Shining Time Station's military industriaul complex."
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
The "Axel F" theme is hummed.
Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Jonah: "I'm just waiting for Pee-wee Herman to ride through on his bike."
Super Mario Bros. (1985) (Video Game)
Referenced in Tom's dream journal
Glenn Frey: Smuggler's Blues (1985) (Video)
Song mentioned by Jonah.
Top Gun (1986)
Tom (singing): "Highway to the monster zone"
Michael Jackson: Bad (1987) (Video)
Crow: "You ain't bad! You ain't nothin'!"
Saved by the Bell (1989) (TV Series)
Crow: "I'm so excited! I'm so excited! I'm so scared!"
Problem Child (1990)
Tom: "Problem Child 4: He's Korean Now"
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Jonah: "And the Reservoir Dogs are here."
Barney & Friends (1992) (TV Series)
"I love you, you love me."
Evita (1996)
Jonah (singing): "Don't cry for me, South Korea."
Los Del Rio Featuring the Bayside Boys: Macarena (1996) (Video)
Crow: One last Macarena before I die."
Blur: Song 2 (1997) (Video)
Referred to by Jonah as "that woo-hoo song from Blur."
The Matrix (1999)
Crow: "Did they hit a glitch in the Matrix?"
Fight Club (1999)
"That kid is 100% his Tyler Durden."
Dancer in the Dark (2000)
Crow: "I told you not to watch 'Dancer in the Dark.'"
American Idol (2002) (TV Series)
Tom: "'Korean Idol' is intense."
Punk'd (2003) (TV Series)
Jonah: "We may have been punked!"
Bridezillas (2004) (TV Series)
Dancing with the Stars (2005) (TV Series)
Tom: "Dancing with the Mon-stars"
So You Think You Can Dance (2005) (TV Series)
Jonah: "Join us next week for more 'Kaiju Think You Can Dance.'"
Marmaduke (2010)
Crow: "Korean Marmaduke sucks."
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015) (TV Series)
Crow: "Don't wanna miss Carpool Karaoke."
Narcos (2015) (TV Series)
Jonah: "Stayed up all night binge-watching 'Fuller House' and 'Narcos'"
Fuller House (2016) (TV Series)
Jonah: "Stayed up all night binge-watching 'Fuller House' and 'Narcos'"
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Referenced by Crow
Elton John: Rocket Man (2017) (Video)
Song mentioned by Jonah.



The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Jonah: "Poppies will make Yongary sleep." and "Ah, shucks, folks. I'm speechless."
Quick Draw McGraw (1959) (TV Series)
"Baba Booey" is a corruption of "Baba Looey", a character from this show.
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Crow: "It was Earth all along!" Jonah: "You maniacs! You blew it up!"
Easy Rider (1969)
Jonah and Crow sing "Born To Be Wild" during a shot of police driving motorcycles.
David Bowie: Space Oddity (First Version) (1969) (Video)
Tom sings this song as a space capsule travels. Later, Jonah mentions this song.
Alice Cooper: School's Out, Live (1972) (Video)
Jonah and the 'bots sing a parody of this song.
Donna Summer: MacArthur Park - Live (1978) (Video)
Jonah sings "someone left the kaiju in the rain", parodying this song.
The McLaughlin Group (1982) (TV Series)
Jonah: "I ask YOU, Morton Kondracke!"
The Pointer Sisters: I'm So Excited (1984) (Video)
Crow sings this song as part of a Saved by the Bell parody.
Big (1988)
"About that first wish of Icho's-" Jonah: "To be big."
Dinosaurs (1991) (TV Series)
Jonah sings the Baby Sinclair song "I'm The Baby, Gotta Love Me!" during a shot of Yongary.
Howard Stern (1994) (TV Series)
Crow: "Baba Booey, Howard Stern!"

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