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.
Did You Know?
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
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
I only invent the bomb, I don't drop it.
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