Mystery Science Theater 3000 cancelled by Netflix
It’s been an up-and-down road for the cult favorite comedy series Mystery Science Theater 3000, and after finding a new home at Netflix in 2017 following a near 20-year gap, the series is going on hold again as the streaming service has chosen to cancel it, according to star Jonah Ray.
Crow and Servo keep from going mad alongside the human subject by frequently commenting and wisecracking towards the movie, a process known as “riffing,” at regular intervals throughout the movie. The episodes have gained popularity in the years since its start, receiving theatrical releases and new specials across Comedy Central and Netflix.
The cancellation news comes a few days ahead of the annual Turkey Day Marathon through the partnership with Shout! Factory, which will feature a handful of episodes hand-picked by creator Joel Hodgson, which will begin on Thursday, November 28 at noon EST.