Mystery Science Theater 3000

The Phantom Planet. Episode 2

In this “futuristic” tale set in the year 1980, US astronaut Captain Frank Chapman survives a run-in with a slew of asteroids. When the military spaceship lands on the asteroid Rheton, he quickly becomes involved with day-to-day life – but soon the Solarite armada threatens the miniature inhabitants’ existence, and Chapman must help fend off the invasion and save the beautiful Zetha! Meanwhile, Mike and Tom Servo attempt to strike a balance between the Good and the Beautiful, and the Bots organize an “Andy Rooney-Off,” judged by Gypsy.

First aired: Saturday 21st of March 1998
Year: 1998