Killer Shrews on Attack!

Attack of the Killer Shrews!, a 2016 slapstick parody of a sci-fi clunker previously parodied on Mystery Science Theater 3000 — 1959’s The Killer Shrews – will premiere Saturday at 10 pm ET/PT on Retro TV, available free via antenna in many markets.

The presentation is part of the series Off Beat Cinema, which also runs on several upstate New York TV stations.

Here’s a trailer for the new parody, followed by the complete original movie and the MST3K parody:

To find out if Retro TV is available in your area and on what station, visit You can also watch Attack of the Killer Shrews! at midnight Saturday on channel 67.1 or channel 5 in Buffalo, and on channel 18 in Rochester.

Other Retro TV programming includes Route 66, Naked City, One Step Beyond, classic Doctor Who, Canadian comedy Republic of Doyle, British drama The Indian Doctor, and beginning Monday, June 4, The Ray Bradbury Theater. For a complete schedule and list of shows, visit

Attack of the Killer Shrews!, produced by White Lion Studios and directed by Ken Cosentino, includes a cameo by Lloyd Kaufman, co-founder of Troma Entertainment. Bill Kennedy, Liz Houlihan and Jonathan Rogers star.

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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