Max Headroom (1987–1988)
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Top TV reporter Max Edison discovers Network 23 is experimenting with advertising that is lethal to some viewers. His boss tries to kill him and copy his mind to a controllable simulation. Instead Edison survives - and Max Headroom is born.

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Ben Cheviot
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Murray
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Breughel
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Mahler
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Florence
John Davey
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Gene Ashwell
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Martinez
Heath Jobes
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Mrs. Formby
Irene Olga López
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Top TV reporter Max Edison discovers Network 23 is experimenting with advertising that is lethal to some viewers. His boss tries to kill him and copy his mind to a controllable simulation. Instead Edison survives - and Max Headroom is born.

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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31 March 1987 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The VHS tape version of the pilot had a Coca-Cola sweep-stake, after the closing credits. It quizzed viewers on the details of the episode, with Max as the host. See more »

Goofs

During the scene where Theora uses the computer to infiltrate the executive washroom, a crew member is reflected on the computer screen standing behind Matt Frewer's shoulder. See more »

Quotes

Bryce Lynch: I only invent the bomb, I don't drop it.
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Connections

Features Max Headroom (1985) See more »

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