Sledge is abducted by a former television executive whose brainwashing operation reprograms its victim's minds through unrelenting and unmerciful exposure to television programming.
Did You Know?
The characters talking about a fourth network were alluding to FOX, which was just starting out. Many in the business at that time thought the idea of starting a fourth television network to go against ABC, NBC, and CBS would never work. See more
Raker is asked to relate the events in 1986 (the year of the first season). The intro says that the second season happens five years previous to the end of the first season. See more
Ultimately, man and TV will combine to form a newer, higher being. Yes, a super race! Smarter, brighter, new and improved.
[Rests his hand upon a TV set
And it will all start here, and with those who watch it. Yes, the rulers of *tomorrow* sit in front of the TV *today*.
[Below the main opening title] (The Early Years) See more
References ABC News Nightline