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*Features [http://mst3k.fandom.com/wiki/Tipp_McClure Tipp McClure] in a small role as a plumber.
 
*Features [http://mst3k.fandom.com/wiki/Tipp_McClure Tipp McClure] in a small role as a plumber.
 
*This is one of only two films directed by John McCauley, and the only film credit of co-writer Jerry Golding.
 
*This is one of only two films directed by John McCauley, and the only film credit of co-writer Jerry Golding.
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*Actors Elisabeth Chauvet (Ann) and Ron Gold (Captain Delaney) both had relatively short careers as performers, each with only five professional acting credits.
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==The Episode==
 
==The Episode==
 
'''Prologue:''' [[Dave (Gruber) Allen|Dave "Gruber" Allen]] introduces the cast and they take their seats.
 
'''Prologue:''' [[Dave (Gruber) Allen|Dave "Gruber" Allen]] introduces the cast and they take their seats.

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CT12 - Rattlers
CT12Rattlers
Release Date July 17, 2012
Movie Director John McCauley
Year 1976
Cast Sam Chew Jr.
Dan Priest
Tony Ballen
Darwin Joston
Preceded by War of the Insects

The Movie

Synopsis

A herpetologist named Dr. Parkinson discovers that a colony of rattlesnakes that have been affected by an experimental military nerve gas that was abandoned in a mine shaft. The snakes attack local residents and Dr. Parkinson must stop them.

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  • Features Tipp McClure in a small role as a plumber.
  • This is one of only two films directed by John McCauley, and the only film credit of co-writer Jerry Golding.
  • Actors Elisabeth Chauvet (Ann) and Ron Gold (Captain Delaney) both had relatively short careers as performers, each with only five professional acting credits.

The Episode

Prologue: Dave "Gruber" Allen introduces the cast and they take their seats.

Quotes & References

  • "Note to self- Stop hiring from the cast of Deliverance."

Deliverance is a 1972 film about a group of river rafters who get brutalized by the rural (and supposedly inbred) people whose territory they enter.

  • "Washed out for snakes."

This refers to an awkwardly dubbed line in the film Eegah, which was later used in a popular episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000.

  • Doctor: "There are better ways to go, I suppose." Josh: "Ask David Carradine!"

Actor David Carradine died as a result of an accident involving auto-erotic asphyxiation.

  • Doctor: "Heinz!" Joel (laughing): "Get the 57 sauce!"

The H.J. Heinz company produces a variety of sauces and condiments. Their successful advertising slogan claimed that they produced 57 varieties of pickles. The number 57 has now come to be closely associated with the Heinz company (which is now best-known for its tomato ketchup).

Notes

Video Release

  • A DVD of a live performance was made available on July 17th, 2012. The DVD is no longer in production but is available second-hand through several online venues.
  • A Boxed Set with all Cinematic Titanic recorded presentations was released by Shout! Factory in 2017.
  • It can be streamed for free at shoutfactorytv.com
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