Those who follow the Major Spoilers Twitter feed ( know when I’m heading off to bed, I pull that line from the famous MST3K episode featuring Manos: The Hands of Fate.  If you don’t know who Torgo is, then I weep for you.  For those who do, check out Torgo Jones.


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Stephen Schleicher

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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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  1. applejack1310
    November 20, 2008 at 8:30 am — Reply

    I first learned of Torgo through MST3K, and will forever have the haunting “Torgo’s Theme” in my brain. Live long, Torgo!

  2. Blakeyrat
    March 18, 2009 at 10:31 pm — Reply

    Oh man. Torgo doesn’t say “Time for go to bed,” Tor Johnson does in “The Unearthly” IIRC. Torgo is the Satyr from “Manos: The Hands of Fate” and is mostly known for saying “the Master would not approve.”

    Wow. The fact that you know that Torgo and Tor Johnson exists makes you a MST3K fan, I guess, but how could you possibly get the two mixed up?

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