The Head (1994– )

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Roughly-drawn but well-written cult cartoon about alien invasion. Small aliens on Earth, needing human receptacles, expand their hosts' craniums to ludicrous dimensions to use as living ... See full summary »

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Roughly-drawn but well-written cult cartoon about alien invasion. Small aliens on Earth, needing human receptacles, expand their hosts' craniums to ludicrous dimensions to use as living quarters. One such alien inhabits an average bloke's head during a mugging, giving him special powers to fight off his attackers. He explains that he's on the trail of an enemy from his planet, who's looking to take over the world. Not believed by anyone, and as a stand-out with his huge head, he teams up with a group of other freaks to save the world. They have to battle not just the alien, but the FBI agents also on the trail - and things aren't helped by his girlfriend, whose head is taken over too. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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14 August 1999 | by (South Carolina) – See all my reviews

This was a really interesting show, probably one of the best MTV ever had. Too bad they canceled it, because it's a hell of a lot better than watching Real World 24 hours a day. I don't remember a whole lot about the show but I remember it had a cool story with great animation.


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