Following the death of an old colleague who was found literally drained of life, Edison races to expose the deadly process of recording and broadcasting dreams. But is the audience's own demand for ...
Max Headroon, the stylish, charming and egotistical artificial intelligence program with a speech impediment, gets to host his own talk show. Done in the same style as Late Night and The ... See full summary »
Following the success of his sci-fi series "Max Headroom: 20 Minutes into the Future," the original talk show of the famous disembodied stuttering head with an over-inflated ego was brought... See full summary »
After the Chicago TV hijacking incident in 1987, the Max Headroom perpetrator returns 30 years later to hijack a LIVE showing of Independent News. The crew teams up with the FBI to finally put this unsolved mystery to rest.
20 minutes into the future, the world has become imbued network-television. It's illegal to turn off your TV, and televisions are given to the needy. In this world, Network 23 has a highly-rated news program with a roving reporter named Edison Carter. But Carter uncovers a plot to cover up lethal "blipverts" and is almost killed. In the process his mind is copied into a computer and the computer-generated personality "Max Headroom" is born. Together, Max and Edison, along with Edison's controller (Theora), their boss (Murray), their boss' boss (Ben Cheviot), and Network 23's boy-genius (Bryce) combat crime, placate sponsors, defeat rival networks, and turn in stories. 14 episodes.Written by
Apart from the exteriors shot in an obviously recognizable separate defunct industrial location, it's unclear just how much of the series was actually shot in the Lorimar-Telepictures' former MGM Studio buildings lot, later to become the Sony Pictures Studio lot. See more »
as a child my brother and i used to sneak down to our cellar and watch unattendedly TV. in a "kunststuecke" (a tv series where they show movies normally not shown) we just by accident saw the original max headroom uk1995. man. it took us not even a thought to quickly make a philosophy out of it and to take this as our new expectation standard for this genre.
but boy, we never saw it again (not a single video-store holds this) and we were quite nervous when the remake (tv series) was announced ... what a disappointment! with their cold blooded commerciality they made a perfectly clean familiy movie out of the bleak retro ambiance of the original 57 min trip. worst, these are the versions the video-stores are filing.
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