"Mystery Science Theater 3000 Vol. 5" contains "Touch of Satan," "Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders," "Boggy Creek 2," and "Time Chasers." These episodes all have some pretty good riffing ("Merlin" being my favourite), although overall, this is my least favourite MST3K boxed set yet. Most of the episodes have stretches where the jokes just aren't very funny, and like most sci-fi era MST3K episodes, the host segments are very lame (with the exception of "Time Chasers"). Still, there are a lot of good moments in these episodes, and die-hard MST3K fans are going to want it anyway.
On DVD, the host segments look bright and sharp, and are probably a little better than on TV (and a lot better than the bootleg copies that have been circulating). The movies look faded and scratchy, although that doesn't matter (and since most of these are relatively recent movies for the series, they look better than the movies in the other boxed sets). Unfortunately, it seems that Rhino Home Vidoe has discontinued putting the uncut versions of the movies on these DVDs for good, which is a shame because the price has remained the same. In compensation, there is a pretty good interview with Mike Nelson and Kevin Murphy that covers the history of the show, as well as a theatrical trailer for "The Touch of Satan."