On his 20th birthday, Ed Bellamy discovers that he was an unknowing subject of a childhood medical experiment. Microchips implanted in his brain make him a genius, but will also kill him by his 21st birthday.

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Ed would like to be a normal teenager. Unfortunately, Ed has been used for intelligence enhancing research, and is extremely smart as a consequence. Equally unfortunately, the chemicals used in the research are affecting his brain in such a way that he'll be dead on his 21st birthday unless he finds a cure. With this in mind, he escapes from the research facility. The research facility is none too happy about this, and tries to recapture him. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Ed Bellamy is not your typical 20 year old. He's got a microchip in his brain, and if he doesn't find out who put it there, he'll be...


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Dead at 21 - Tödliche Träume  »

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Ed: How would you like it if your worst nightmares came true?
Maria: My worst nightmares are *nothing* compared to this!
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It was a contest that was a lie held by MTV
22 September 2004 | by (Madtown - USA) – See all my reviews

Although I thought this show was in fact quite good, there was a huge lie behind it that was never addressed.

MTV held a contest where the winner would ge their own show, Dead AT 21.

Jack Noseworthy who played the lead was already a working actor. This did in fact fool some ppl for a very short amount of time until they remembered him or heard by word of mouth, this guy was already an actor.

The contest wasn't even fixed, it was a complete lie! Now I think they may have given the winner a 5 minute part in the first episode or a later episode, but this was not in fact the prize promised.

Why MTV turned into such a sleaze ball network I'll never understand other than the ppl who owned it are greedy just like the owners of every other corporation.


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