Mystery Science Theater 3000 was a boon to movie geeks and comedy nerds alike. The show's influence on both cinema and joke-telling is hard to overestimate, even locally produced shows like the Mile High Movie Roast or Cartoons and Comedy couldn't exist without the example of the 90s basic cable staple. While the Meltdown's Jonah Ray fits comfortably into the Joel/ Mike role, Tom Servo (voiced by Baron Vaughn) and Crow T. Robot (Hampton Yount) still manage to land the best jokes. Luckily for local fans, the Satellite of Love is swinging through the Denver on the Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live tour. Jonah and all the robots are crashing the Paramount Theatre (1621 Glenarm Place) at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July, 8 to provide their special brand of mocking commentary during a screening of fan favorite Eeagah and a boatload of new jokes and riffs. Visit paramountdenver.com to learn more. Tickets, $39.50-$49.50, are available via Altitude Tickets.
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