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Joel Hodgson Quotes

Joel Hodgson Quotes & Quotations
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    A lot of the shows that really become hit shows are often demonstrated, like Mystery Science Theater. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    Besides, it doesn't make any sense to have these characters living in the year 3000 when all their points of reference are from the pop culture of the 80's and the 90's. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    But after that, I was extremely happy with the story and the look of the show at the beginning of season two - everything was working together. I felt like it was finished conceptually. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    But if you think you aren't creative that's cool, too. I think being around people who aren't creative is kind of refreshing and nice. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    Gypsy was the name my brother gave a pet turtle he had. I always thought it was so peculiar. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    I spend a lot of time thinking about what I do and how it fits into the scheme of things. I won't do something just because it's funny. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    If you notice any of the press from when I was with the show, I would always deny it being the year 3000. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    Mystery Science Theater is really a postmodern show, it's really derived of many influences. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    So the actual riffing came out of us just sitting there and doing it the way I think some people think we really did it, which is all spontaneously, and it really was. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    The first twenty shows at TV 23 were really a workshop. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    The internet is a total inversion of television. It's the opposite. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    The name Crow was inspired by a number of things. I thought it would be cool to have a robot with sort of a Native American feel to it. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    Then a friend of Jim's suggested we make a theme song to explain the story, and this is where the Mads came from. Josh and I wrote it into the theme song. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    Then we tried to come up with ideas for the sketches, and then, when we actually shot the movie, we really just sat down - never previewed the movie - we just really winged it. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    Well, really the way worked was that I had probably built fifty robots before Mystery Science Theater, and I had sold them in a store in Minneapolis in a store called Props, which was kind of a high end gift shop. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    Well, we had more money and more time the first season than we did at TV 23. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson
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    When we did the pilot, I sort of pictured this guy pirating a signal and then this story unfolding of him building this satellite and these robots and watching these bad movies. Joel-HodgsonJoel Hodgson