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Welcome to the Satellite of Love, the orbiting home of regular guy hosts Joel Robinson and Mike Nelson, along with their robotic companions: Crow T. Robot, Tom Servo and Gypsy. Join them in this cult favorite series as they embark on a journey of gut-busting riffs on the classic cinematic missteps of yesteryear.
902. The Phantom Planet
In this “futuristic” tale set in the year 1980, US astronaut Captain Frank Chapman survives a run-in with a slew of asteroids. When the military spaceship lands on the asteroid Rheton, he quickly becomes involved with day-to-day life – but soon the Solarite armada threatens the miniature inhabitants’ existence, and Chapman must help fend off the invasion and save the beautiful Zetha! Meanwhile, Mike and Tom Servo attempt to strike a balance between the Good and the Beautiful, and the Bots organize an “Andy Rooney-Off,” judged by Gypsy.
Season 9, Episode 2
Original Airdate: March 21, 1998