Cult Film, TV, Geek Art
Joel Hodgson says he got the idea for “Mystery Science Theater” in high school.
“I was listening to Elton John’s album ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ while working on a float,” he says. “There were illustrations for every song and one was of three heads watching a Clark Gable movie.”
Hodgson says it occurred to him that silhouettes cracking jokes at the expense of a movie might make for a good, not to mention inexpensive, show.