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A Tribute to TNT
A Tribute to TNT's Monstervision - Cinemassacre
Published: 2015/01/25
Channel: John Wilson
Joe Bob Briggs "Friday the 13th" Marathon (complete) on "Monstervision"
Joe Bob Briggs "Friday the 13th" Marathon (complete) on "Monstervision"
Published: 2014/10/23
Channel: ReadNWatchAnalog
TNT
TNT's MonsterVision (A tribute)
Published: 2017/10/28
Channel: Cinemassacre
Joe Bob Briggs - Return Of The Living Dead - MonsterVision
Joe Bob Briggs - Return Of The Living Dead - MonsterVision
Published: 2012/03/11
Channel: Joseph Biggers
Joe Bab Briggs Presents "Damnation Alley" on TNT
Joe Bab Briggs Presents "Damnation Alley" on TNT's Monstervision
Published: 2015/11/26
Channel: ReadNWatchHorror
Joe Bob Briggs - Last Episode of MonsterVision, 7-8-2000
Joe Bob Briggs - Last Episode of MonsterVision, 7-8-2000
Published: 2015/09/05
Channel: Joseph Biggers
MONSTER VISION
MONSTER VISION
Published: 2017/08/19
Channel: ボーイラガ
Reminiscing on TNT
Reminiscing on TNT's MonsterVision
Published: 2017/09/20
Channel: K. Huntington
Joe Bob Briggs - Monstervision - Halloween III - Original Air Date 5/30/97
Joe Bob Briggs - Monstervision - Halloween III - Original Air Date 5/30/97
Published: 2016/07/07
Channel: Nintendementia
MonsterVision Intro 1993 (HD RESTORATION)
MonsterVision Intro 1993 (HD RESTORATION)
Published: 2015/10/25
Channel: MonsterVision Archives
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - The Lost Boys
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - The Lost Boys
Published: 2017/07/03
Channel: Josh Hadley
Godzilla TNT Monstervision New Years Eve Marathon
Godzilla TNT Monstervision New Years Eve Marathon
Published: 2008/07/17
Channel: SBDF88
Godzilla Bash
Godzilla Bash '94 (TNT Monstervision)
Published: 2012/02/27
Channel: TheH-Man
Joe Bob Briggs - Halloween 2 - Monstervision
Joe Bob Briggs - Halloween 2 - Monstervision
Published: 2015/03/01
Channel: ReadNWatchAnalog
MonsterVision Intro
MonsterVision Intro
Published: 2010/11/09
Channel: TNTsMonsterVision
Monstervision The Fog
Monstervision The Fog
Published: 2014/08/13
Channel: Josh Hadley
TNT MonsterVision Godzilla 3:00PM promo to Blue Oyster Cult (original)
TNT MonsterVision Godzilla 3:00PM promo to Blue Oyster Cult (original)
Published: 2009/01/09
Channel: ShadoControl
Joe Bob Briggs - They Live - MonsterVision
Joe Bob Briggs - They Live - MonsterVision
Published: 2014/10/07
Channel: what?
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Halloween III
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Halloween III
Published: 2017/07/02
Channel: Josh Hadley
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - The Fly
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - The Fly
Published: 2017/06/26
Channel: Josh Hadley
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Godzilla Vs Mothra
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Godzilla Vs Mothra
Published: 2017/01/29
Channel: Josh Hadley
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - The Gate (plus Chucky)
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - The Gate (plus Chucky)
Published: 2017/02/05
Channel: Josh Hadley
Joe Bob Briggs Presents "Project: Metalbeast" Monstervision
Joe Bob Briggs Presents "Project: Metalbeast" Monstervision
Published: 2015/10/31
Channel: ReadNWatchHorror
Joe Bob Briggs - Maximum Overdrive - MonsterVision
Joe Bob Briggs - Maximum Overdrive - MonsterVision
Published: 2012/03/11
Channel: Joseph Biggers
Joe Bob Briggs Presents "Ice Cream Man" w/Clint Howard! Monstervision
Joe Bob Briggs Presents "Ice Cream Man" w/Clint Howard! Monstervision
Published: 2015/10/31
Channel: ReadNWatchHorror
Joe Bob Briggs - The Funhouse - MonsterVision
Joe Bob Briggs - The Funhouse - MonsterVision
Published: 2012/03/11
Channel: Joseph Biggers
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Dirty Dancing
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Dirty Dancing
Published: 2017/06/24
Channel: Josh Hadley
Joe Bob Briggs Presents "Pet Shop" Monstervision X-Mas special
Joe Bob Briggs Presents "Pet Shop" Monstervision X-Mas special
Published: 2015/12/23
Channel: ReadNWatchHorror
Joe Bob Briggs Presents "The Howling 7" Monstervision
Joe Bob Briggs Presents "The Howling 7" Monstervision
Published: 2015/10/31
Channel: ReadNWatchHorror
TNT MonsterVision: Penn & Teller: The Best of the Worst
TNT MonsterVision: Penn & Teller: The Best of the Worst
Published: 2013/03/16
Channel: TNT MonsterVision
Monstervision Last Call: Joe
Monstervision Last Call: Joe's Apartment and Nightbreed
Published: 2009/10/31
Channel: ClassicCommercials4U
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Galaxis
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Galaxis
Published: 2017/06/25
Channel: Josh Hadley
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Barbarella (Plus Troll)
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Barbarella (Plus Troll)
Published: 2017/02/02
Channel: Josh Hadley
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Swamp Thing
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Swamp Thing
Published: 2017/01/23
Channel: Josh Hadley
【フル】Dungeon Monsters「MONSTER VISION」(Yuto.com™ & kiwy Remix) #フリースタイルダンジョン
【フル】Dungeon Monsters「MONSTER VISION」(Yuto.com™ & kiwy Remix) #フリースタイルダンジョン
Published: 2017/06/27
Channel: Prod.Yuto.comTM - Official Channel -
TNT MonsterVision: Halloween Horror 1992
TNT MonsterVision: Halloween Horror 1992
Published: 2013/03/16
Channel: TNT MonsterVision
Monstervision - The Stepfather (1987) Full Episode
Monstervision - The Stepfather (1987) Full Episode
Published: 2015/02/04
Channel: HandsofOrloc
【R-指定 Ver.】フリースタイルダンジョン、MONSTER VISION/Dungeon Monsters
【R-指定 Ver.】フリースタイルダンジョン、MONSTER VISION/Dungeon Monsters
Published: 2017/06/06
Channel: AWA_Official
Monster Vision R指定 フランケンVer.
Monster Vision R指定 フランケンVer.
Published: 2017/08/28
Channel: 屁の匂いだ FRANKENa.k.a
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Salems Lot
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Salems Lot
Published: 2017/11/05
Channel: Josh Hadley
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Night Of The Lepus
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Night Of The Lepus
Published: 2017/07/10
Channel: Josh Hadley
Joe Bob Briggs - Friday The 13th Marathon - MonsterVision
Joe Bob Briggs - Friday The 13th Marathon - MonsterVision
Published: 2015/09/10
Channel: Joseph Biggers
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Warriors
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Warriors
Published: 2017/01/23
Channel: Josh Hadley
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Alien 3
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - Alien 3
Published: 2017/07/02
Channel: Josh Hadley
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - The Devils Rain
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision - The Devils Rain
Published: 2017/07/03
Channel: Josh Hadley
MONSTER VISION-Dungeon Monsters全部俺
MONSTER VISION-Dungeon Monsters全部俺
Published: 2017/09/05
Channel: warapo_ po_po
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision -The Wraith
Joe Bob Briggs Monstervision -The Wraith
Published: 2017/01/17
Channel: Josh Hadley
TNT MonsterVision: Afraid of the Dark Montage
TNT MonsterVision: Afraid of the Dark Montage
Published: 2013/03/16
Channel: TNT MonsterVision
HOW TO CREATE A MONSTER VISION EFFECT in ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS TUTORIAL
HOW TO CREATE A MONSTER VISION EFFECT in ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS TUTORIAL
Published: 2017/01/09
Channel: Ignace Aleya
【サイプレス上野Ver.】フリースタイルダンジョン、MONSTER VISION/Dungeon Monsters
【サイプレス上野Ver.】フリースタイルダンジョン、MONSTER VISION/Dungeon Monsters
Published: 2017/06/13
Channel: AWA_Official
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MonsterVision
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MonsterVision titles
Genre Variety
Comedy
Directed by Greg V. Feta
Presented by Penn & Teller
Joe Bob Briggs
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Release
Original network TNT
Picture format SDTV
Original release March 1, 1993 (1993-03-01) – September 2000

MonsterVision was an American variety series that aired on TNT from early 1991 to September 2000. (There is no clear air date for the first MonsterVision but the oldest known video footage of the marathon is from 1991.) The series was hosted by Joe Bob Briggs from 1995 to 2000, and featured mainly classic horror and schlock films from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.

Before the arrival of Joe Bob Briggs as a permanent host, a claymation style moon character narrated the bumper segments and served as the de facto host. Later, Penn and Teller guest-hosted MonsterVision marathons featuring mainly old B-Movies from the 1950s and 1960s.[1] Late in its run, the show changed formats, discarded "Last Call," and became Joe Bob's Hollywood Saturday Night and Monstervision.[2]

Format[edit]

When MonsterVision first began in the early-1990s, it was little more than a marathon of horror, science fiction or fantasy films starting at 8 p.m. EST and ending well into the early morning. A Claymation style moon character narrated the links and served as the de facto host. Usually the films were unrelated, but sometimes there would be a general theme such as a Harryhausen night or a Godzilla night. MonsterVision would sometimes have special events, such as their Hammer "Dracula weekend" with a mini-interview with Christopher Lee in honor of the release of 1992's Bram Stoker's Dracula.

Following the arrival of new host Joe Bob Briggs in 1995, MonsterVision would show typically no more than two films per night, though several episodes were much longer, such as a 1997 Super Bowl Sunday special which comprised 16 continuous hours of monster movies. On regular double-feature nights, the second movie was billed as Joe Bob's Last Call. Briggs would host the segments from a set which resembled the inside and outside of a trailer, and was often visited by one of a succession of 'mail girls', including 'Rusty' (played by Renner St. John). The program occasionally featured guests such as rapper and actor Ice-T, and directors John Waters and Mel Stuart.

MonsterVision under Briggs would occasionally stray from horror and science fiction, showing western, blaxploitation, kung-fu, dramas, comedies and other film genres. Before each film, Briggs would usually give the audience his formal "Drive-In Totals," a list of what he considered to be the most notable, gory or humorous points in the movie, followed by a rating of up to four stars, all delivered in a deadpan style. He frequently played on the term "kung fu" to describe action sequences with a particular theme, such as 'Quicksand Fu' in Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome. Briggs' introduction to Phantasm II, for example, comprised:

"Twelve dead bodies. Exploding house. One four-barreled sawed-off shotgun. Dwarf tossing. Ten breasts. Embalming needles plunged through various parts of various bodies. One motor-vehicle chase, with crash-and-burn. Ear-lopping. Forehead-drilling. Wrist-hacking. Bimbo-flinging. Grandma-bashing. Devil sex. Crematorium Fu. Flamethrower Fu ... Four stars. Check it out."[3]

After each commercial break Briggs would deliver a diverting short or long monologue concerning general observations about the film, as well as popular culture, society, and his thoughts about life in general. These could be more serious discussions, for example, of trivia about obscure film actors, or controversies such as the race debates around films such as Big Trouble in Little China. Conversely, Briggs' pieces could be more lighthearted, with deliberately outrageous political statements and occasional banter with his film crew. He frequently described his notional day-to-day activities, including supposed problems with his girlfriends (or lack thereof) and his four ex-wives (usually the fourth, "Wanda Bodeine").

During these links, Briggs routinely criticized and lampooned TNT's censorship of the films, with frequent reference to the channel's owner, Ted Turner. This running gag culminated with a Halloween marathon of Friday the 13th movies, which portrayed strange occurrences throughout the night, leading up to Joe Bob realizing that Turner was trying to 'kill' him. The final scene saw Joe Bob give an impassioned apology to Turner, claiming he was an amazing person, before the video feed cut off eerily. A similar stunt was staged in Blair Witch-themed segments for a later horror marathon, with the host mysteriously missing.

Briggs usually signed off each episode of MonsterVision with a casual debriefing on the movie just-ended, along with a series of deliberately bad jokes, and a reminder that "the Drive-In will never die!"

Cancellation[edit]

Late in its run, the program changed formats to show mainly Hollywood films. Briggs has said he believes TNT showing fewer horror and drive-in movies may have led to the program's fall.[4] On July 8, 2000, Briggs unknowingly hosted MonsterVision for the last time (showing Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice). Days later, Briggs received a letter from TNT management, stating that "his services were no longer needed." Afterwards, the show returned to its original non-host format. MonsterVision was removed from TNT's lineup in early September 2000.[5]

Before joining TNT, Briggs hosted a similar program on The Movie Channel called Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater.[6] Briggs went on to host MonsterVision for four years, before TNT executives decided to change the station's format.[7]

Since the cancellation, Briggs has remained an active speaker and writer, and has contributed commentary tracks to several DVDs.[8][9]

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