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 character of Landon Smartikoff is a thinly veiled satire of Brandon Tartikoff
(1949-97), the television executive who rebooted the poorly performing NBC in the early 1980s and made the network a ratings leader. 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
Captain Trunk has been like a second-hand father to Raker for years. 'How sharper than a serpent's tooth is an ungrateful punk.'
[Below the main opening title] (The Early Years) See more