Mike and the 'Bots put on a public TV children's show, which goes over well enough with the audience until they start getting bilingual. The chosen clones are then taken to a lab where they are sedated and placed in an airtight plastic bag, and their bodies are frozen in order to preserve their organs for harvest. Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. [6] In 1980, the film won the "Best Film Produced for Under $500,000" category at the 7th Saturn Awards. It was a Myrl Schreibman Production, executive produced by Walter Fiveson and Produced by Myrl Schreibman and Robert Fiveson, directed by Robert Fiveson, and stars Dick Sargent as the laboratory director and Peter Graves as a corrupt politician. When Richard is rummaging through the office looking for clues: Also referenced in regards to Peter Graves's real-life brother James Arness (of. The makers of Clonus filed suit, claiming copyright infringement. To his horror, the clone finds that Lena has been lobotomized by those running the colony. A group of young people is raised in an isolated compound that promotes their physical fitness and limits thier education. The Bots are supportive. Segment Two: The Mads are forced to play with the space children, causing various degrees of mental and physical pain for all involved. Click to watch next video. Meanwhile down on the planet, the camping Mads are awoken by the arrival of a trio of young Space Children who've run away from their parents. Pearl begs the crew to provide some kind of entertainment for the Space Children. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org. The film is about an isolated community in a remote desert area, where clones are bred to serve as a source of replacement organs for the wealthy and powerful. Aiming nice and low at first, but as they get fancy, they lose their audience. From The Virgin Suicides to On the Rocks, IMDb dives into the cinematic stylings of Oscar-winning director Sofia Coppola. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Tonight, on Biography. He was The Crimson Crusader. [16], Parts: The Clonus Horror was featured in an eighth-season episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K), a comedy television series whose premise is that the character Mike Nelson and his two robot friends Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo are forced to watch bad films as part of an ongoing scientific experiment. [17] Though hesitant about it for the first five minutes, director Robert Fiveson said that he felt "honored" that the film made it onto the show. Watch; Next video playing soon. Use the HTML below. [13], Fangoria gave it three stars. Mike has decided to grow out a mustache. Click to cancel. November 28, 1997, 12am It occurs to me on this viewing that while the movie is a lackluster production of a hard sci-fi premise, it's talkier and more political than most films you'd find on the show. "Today we learned A and 3! He escapes and seeks help in the outside world. (07 Jun 1997). Just like Ewan McGregor's The Island but much worse! Clones are raised on a college campus to be prepped for freezing and organ harvesting for VIPs until one escapes and spreads the news. It was riffed by Mystery Science Theater 3000 and aired on the Sci-Fi Channel in June 1997. Later, after Crow gets a nose job based on the heroine from the movie, the kids have finally nodded off to sleep. 55. RiffTrax - Twilight Breaking Dawn pt 1 - Trailer! ", My favorite part of this one isn't any one riff, it's just the way they laugh at that "Sure!" [19], The big-budget 2005 DreamWorks production The Island, also about a colony that breeds clones to harvest organs for the elite, mirrors Clonus in a number of ways. The soothing poem Tom has written is perfect to keep them that way, but it's musical accompaniment is not. Down on the camping planet, Pearl and her followers are approached by Buddy, Scooter and Doreen, a trio of omnipotent Space Children who've run away from home. "[9] Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide also gave it two stars, describing it as "Watchable, but uninspired". Uh, lemme guess: he's gonna turn down his mouth and look depressed for a change. Air Date The film distributor meanwhile wanted it to be called "Parts", much to the protest of Fiveson. Scientists run a clone farm for VIPs while Pearl and her goons … I’ll paint any movie for forty-nine ninety-five. Closing (Segment Five): Crow has gotten a nose job and Mike can't look away, while down on the planet the Mads have just gotten the space children to the sleep. I remember seeing a preview for that movie in 2005 and practically shouting, “That’s Parts: The Clonus Horror!” ... A place for fans of Mystery Science Theater 3000 to share all things MST3K-related.