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  1. How It's Made

    Saw this in FB comments, not my idea but a really good one. The TV series How It's Made ran for years, full of short vinettes of how everyday items are constructed. The narration and pacing make it super riffable.

    9 votes
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  2. It’s Potty time

    It’s an old Duke University video..its has to be seen to be believed. True nightmare fuel. Fantastically you can find it on amazon. It would make an epic riff.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00018D4J0?SubscriptionId=0QCHRJVSKG6F3BRGBNG2&tag=pbs_00099-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=2025&creative=165953&creativeASIN=B00018D4J0

    3 votes
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  3. Deadtrigger

    Please riff this movie with dolph lundgren!

    1 vote
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  4. Song of the Clouds

    1957 video promoting air travel. Produced by Shell Oil. You did an earlier short on, I think, flight attendants which was hilarious. Have a go at this one! Link is here: https://youtu.be/qlPae2b9FVU

    By the way...I am from Nebraska and the guided cave tours in Omaha are terrific.

    4 votes
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  5. Slingblade

    Lucas black is the little boy, Billy Bob Thornton is the main character "Carl".
    This would be a good one to riff.

    1 vote
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  6. Heil Honey, I'm Home

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kg21j4ARBY
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0259776/reference

    An amuse bouche of an idea of what this nonsense pilot episode of a failed sitcom that lasted ... one episode is about:
    In Berlin, 1938, Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun have a love-hate relationship with their Jewish neighbours in this bizarre spoof of 'fifties American sitcoms.

    2 votes
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  7. Du côté de la côte

    This seems to be considered something “special” and is apparently part of the criterion collection but it was just weird if you ask me.

    1 vote
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  8. Clog Dance (1959) BFI National Archive

    Short about the revival of Welsh clog dancing in 1959. Here is the YouTube link:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGRn1XDYIVc&list=WL&index=595

    4 votes
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  9. Journey through stress

    1. This was shown every year in my highschool. I recently found it again and it would absolutely tickle me to see this riffed by the hilarious folks whom I have loved since an early age.

    2. There is a particular scene involving a chili dog where everyone in my high school audience would shout "THROW IT!".

    3. Just watch it! It is delightfully terrible.

    https://youtu.be/65enYhOlb5g

    6 votes
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  10. Better Use of Leisure Time (1950)

    [video type="youtube"]BH_gncP_5vc[/video]

    "Better Use of Leisure Time" is a short about how people today (1950's) have never had it so good. So if a teen has free time and they aren't doing some form of learning or labor then they're wasting their present and their future!

    Parts of it feel prime for ripping while other parts feel like an unattainable punch to the gut. E.g., a house and a family on a single-income 40-hour a week job that allows the breadwinner time to cut out early for family and hobbies.

    10 votes
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  11. Hardcastle and McCormick

    Hardcastle and McCormick episodes or just pilot?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oHpWw7L3d4

    7 votes
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  12. The 1960's Thrifty Wife

    I saw this potential short on YouTube, you have to see it!!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3qPnpwkWe4&list=WL&index=218

    20 votes
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  13. Farm Family in Autumn

    Hi,
    I’m a big fan of Bridget and Mary Jo, especially the Farm Family series. I recently completed the set by purchasing Farm Family in Autumn and became curious about what happened to the Markham kids (Heaven’s Gate cultists? DeLorean investors? Sec. of the Interior?) That’s when I stumbled upon this interesting tidbit! Hopefully this is new to you guys. P.S.- Mary Jo, you were right! Grandpa was a fraud!

    Sincerely,
    Patrick Sandberg

    from
    http://www.afana.org/2001chrono.htm

    Tom Smith, who would later achieve his greatest critical success as the General Manager of George Lucas’ Industrial Light and Magic, was the creator of…

    1 vote
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  14. It Was All A Dream Sequence

    A collection of shorts where something is sold in dreamsequence like Design for Dreaming or Once Upon A Honeymoon. I doubt those are the only two advertising fever dreams. I’d love if Mary Jo and Bridget joined in too.

    3 votes
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  15. Marvel Super Heroes "Animated" TV Series

    In 1966, Grantray-Lawrence Animation produced a TV series made up of shorts revolving around various Marvel heroes--Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Namor The Sub-Mariner, and The Hulk. These stories were taken from the Silver Age comics.

    And when I say "taken from," I mean literally. The "animation", and I use the term generously, was basically the original comic art with some animation--moving lips, the occasional (slightly) moving figure or a fully animated silhouette, on-screen sound effects.

    These shorts reflected the slight cheesiness of Silver Age comics--characters describing their actions even as they played out onscreen, somewhat over-inflated dialogue, etc. In…

    13 votes
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  16. MST3K Shorts only!

    You guys already release most of your RiffTrax Live shorts separate from the shows.

    So it would be super awesome if you started releasing all the MST shorts separate from their movies! REALLY awesome!

    There are many shorts where I don't like the movie they're attached too, "Uncle Jim's Dairy Farm", "Circus on Ice", "Out of This World" and SO MUCH MORE!!

    3 votes
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  17. Metrics for Primary: How Big is Big?

    This educational short teaches kids about metric measurements in liters and volume; which sounds like a nice idea, if not for the fact that this short contains puppets that would make Jim Henson shake his head in disgust (or scream in horror).

    Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70k9gBICVQU and skip to 32:11.

    3 votes
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  18. North Korean Pocahantas (TV Series)

    Laser-eye shooting animals, terrible animation, time travel, and a hodge podge of historical revisionism.

    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4791170/reference
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qB9rfBSexTc

    5 votes
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  19. Dungeons Dragons TV Series (1983-1985, 27 Episodes)

    Dungeons Dragons TV Series (1983-1985, 27 Episodes) There are several episodes that would make great riffing material. And 24-minute run times make them perfect shorts!

    3 votes
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  20. Blocks, A Medium for Perceptual Learnin

    It's a film called 'Blocks' from the same production company who brought us 'Setting up a room' it lasts for 17 mins, i don't know what this film contatins but i do know where it should be
    https://www.worldcat.org/title/blocks-a-medium-for-perceptual-learnings/oclc/4273161/editions?referer=di&editionsView=true

    This is the document we found a refrence to it https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED112378.pdf
    It's on page 98

    9 votes
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