My Namesake

I’ve mentioned before my friend and associate Iron Mike gave me the nickname “King Tom” some years ago.

Iron Mike is a big fan of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and based the nickname off an episode in which Joel, while trying to cheer up Tom Servo, dubs him King Tom.

King Tom Servo

While I enjoy MST3K, I haven’t seen a whole lot of it, so this particular episode has evaded me.

Until now.

Thanks to the magic of YouTube, I’ve finally seen the episode where my nickname comes from. I can’t embed the video, but here’s a link:

I guess this makes The Civee my “Giggles VonLaughsALot”

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