If all goes according to plan.
Wait... did I say the new MST3K? Yep, I did.
Earlier in November I told you about MST3K's Kickstarter campaign where they needed $2M to finance three episodes. Then another $1.3M to finance three more episodes. And if they got to $5.5M, they would have a full season of 12 episodes of MST3K.
From there, Joel was hoping they'd get picked up by a network to continue the journey once again, beyond this single season of new riffing.
As it stands at the time I started writing this piece, they had 23,000 backers donating $2,528,387 to the cause.
It's going like gangbusters, but with 18 days to go, unless a rich, magical fairy steps up, we may not be getting the full season of the show. But for now, it looks like we'll at leat be getting a few episodes.
An episode of MST3K is a two-hour movie with the shadows of a few characters expertly riffing and ripping on some unfortunate movie that never quite made it in the theater... but gets slightly repopularized via MST3K.
But it is going strong.
Since I noted a few minutes ago that they had $2,528,387, they now have 42 more doners, making it $2,532,493. You go Joel, you go!!!
Here's their Bring Back MST3K Kickstarter link.
Sure, it may only be a streaming online event, but something new is better than nothing, right?
Oh, and if you want, Shout Factory is having a Thanksgiving 2015 day live streaming marathon of the show.
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