Director David Cronenberg's 1983 media horror flick Videodrome would go on to become a cult classic, but the film was a bit misunderstood in its time. Here's a selection of audience surveys from a test screening from the Eighties. Erotic televisions inspire brevity, which in turn does not amount to wit.

Read the hilarious audience notes from a 1980s screening of David Cronenberg's VideodromeS

Read the hilarious audience notes from a 1980s screening of David Cronenberg's VideodromeS

Read the hilarious audience notes from a 1980s screening of David Cronenberg's VideodromeS

Read the hilarious audience notes from a 1980s screening of David Cronenberg's VideodromeS

Read the hilarious audience notes from a 1980s screening of David Cronenberg's VideodromeS

Via The Criterion Collection — hat tip to Garrison Dean.