The legendary Mystery Science Theater 3000 Thanksgiving Day Marathon is coming back, courtesy of Shout Factory! The ‘Turkey Day Marathon’ was an annual tradition on Comedy Central from 1991 to 1997; ‘turkey’ being both the traditional food of the day and a slang term for a bad movie.
Shout Factory!, who currently holds the home video rights for the series, is reviving the event online. Fans can log on to www.mst3kturkeyday.com at noon on Thanksgiving (November 28th, 2013) for six episodes of the classic series.
But the big news is that Joel Hodgson, the show’s original star and creator, will be hosting! Will he be wearing the red jumpsuit and standing on a Satellite of Love set? No word on that yet.
Joel will be choosing the six episodes based on fans’ suggestions, so head over to his twitter page to place your vote.