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
[while trying to brainwash Sledge
This is impossible! This man is experiencing every form of violence known to man... and he's loving it!
[Below the main opening title] (The Early Years) See more
References ABC News Nightline