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  1. Santo gold

    I heard about this years ago and just remembered it. From the link below:

    "Santo Gold is without a doubt the most bizarre infomercial I’ve seen. This infomercial tries to do two very different tasks at the same time: sell a gold jewelry business opportunity and promote a “science-fiction space wrestling movie” called Blood Circus. Either one of these would be laughable enough on its own, but the combination of the two is downright unnerving."

    http://www.infomercial-****.com/santo-gold/

    29 votes
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  2. Goldilocks and the three bears in 3d

    I had this nightmare of a children's movie as a kid. It is definitely a trip. I think it, along with your guy's humor, would make a great Rifftrax short. Please consider.

    24 votes
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  3. Shopping Can Be Fun (1957)

    Bridget and Mary Jo have done riffs on menstruation, the suburbs, and Tupperware, so they would be perfect to riff this early tribute to the shopping mall.

    It's also in the public domain.

    And it can be found here:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4VT9nOtClw

    14 votes
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  4. 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…

    8 votes
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  5. Any old 80s fast-food training video you can get the rights to

    There's a lot of great cheesy 80s fast-food training videos out there, like for Wendy's and McDonald's. It's a riff goldmine.

    22 votes
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  6. 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

    4 votes
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  7. Not without my handbag

    It’s a very creepy claymation short (little over 10 mins) about a lady who dies but comes back as a zombie to get her purse. It features the devil, the dead lady, and her very young niece who now lives alone. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIvQZm8K-yU

    11 votes
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  8. 18 votes
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  9. Paddle To The Sea

    28 minute short I had to watch in elementary school.
    A boy carves a canoe out of wood and sends it on it's greatly improbable way to the ocean.
    Along the way, the canoe meets people and has adventures.
    The canoe does.
    Yes.
    Really

    21 votes
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  10. Trucks

    Trucks, a movie from 1997, it’s maximum overdrive’s basement dwelling stepchild. Even the radio controlled tonka trucks murders the mailman to get out of this movie. No real big name actors, but when a fire breaks out, every actor in the movie looks at the smoke and ask, what the **** is that? There’s even an inflatable axe wielding killer. How can you go wrong with redneck hating trucks? The TV seems to only come on when the reporter reminds everyone that there is no electricity and then fades back out to static.
    1. Trucks that don’t really seem to…

    13 votes
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  11. Big Boy (1954 educational film)

    A terrible educational folksy short on steam engines. I mean truly terrible, it starts with the narrator insulting the lead's wife and talking about how normal him loving an engine is. This has Kevin Murphy written all over it
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8gnK9JaU7Y

    7 votes
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  12. 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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  13. Instant French

    In keeping with the wackiness of shorts like Phoebe, this gives us a look at the strangeness of 1960s Canada culture. Bilingualism, mistresses, corporate intrigue, black & white film, plus an animated logo to take on Coronet and ACI. What could go wrong?

    20+ minutes of pure madness to start your day right in our topsy turvy world today.

    https://www.nfb.ca/film/instant_french_en/

    14 votes
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  14. Flannel Boards And How To Use Them

    It may be only half the length of Setting Up A Room, but it has twice the tedium! I remember flannel boards from Sunday School, but this takes them to a whole new level!

    7 votes
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. hazards

    Hidden Hazards in Your Home - Narrated by William Shatner - I have a VHS tape dying to be riffed. It is a household safety video narrated by none other than the Man himself. I cannot view it because we don't have a tape player anymore, but I am more than willing to mail it to you for your use! Please let me know if interested! :)

    7 votes
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  18. A Day at the Magic Kingdom and A Day at Epcot (1991)

    Magic Kingdom: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwFkpZgYaOo

    Epcot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOEnWRfPlZU

    Videos sold at the parks back in the early 90s that followed various families around. Presents lots of prime riffing fodder both from an early 90s kitch and promotional Disney standpoint.

    8 votes
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  19. 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

    6 votes
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  20. Operation Blue Line starring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

    A 10-minute promotional VHS given out at supermarkets and the like. The Turtles shill with honor as they cross the country to LA in order to promote the LA Metro Blue Line, a rail system running from LA to Long Beach. In order to accomplish their goal, they must overcome the sinister Gridlock, a malefactor who wants to keep LA congested with traffic and smog.

    Reasons this deserves a riffing:

    -The Turtle costumes are pretty cheap-looking. They just look like giant versions of the original TMNT action figures and have no jaw articulation whatsoever. They make up for it by…

    6 votes
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