This Day in Television History – June 13th, 1992 – MST3K’s “The Giant Gila Monster” Airs

The riffers of the MST3K crew take on a film involving teenagers, trains, and a giant lizard on this day in television history.

The Mystery Science Theater 3000 episode featuring “The Giant Gila Monster”  first aired on Comedy Central on June 13th, 1992.

mst3k giant gila monster

The Mystery Science Theater 3000 episode featuring “The Giant Gila Monster” first aired on Comedy Central on June 13th, 1992. Courtesy: Rhino / Vivendi Productions / Best Brains Inc.

The film itself was released in 1959. The black and white picture involved a massive gila monster terrorizing a town, including an attack on a train. That low-budget picture was made by McClendon Radio Pictures and filmed in Texas.

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