Jim and Roy, a friendly violet demonic-looking alien that inhabits Jim's giant head, must stop an alien invasion. Misguided FBI agents and a manipulated mad doctor stand in their way, but Jim finds allies.

Creator:

Reviews

Watch Now

on Prime Video

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1996   1995   1994  

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Maxx (1995)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Confused hulking homeless superhero The Maxx tries to protect his social worker and friend Julie from an omniscient serial killer Mr. Gone both in the real world, which may or may not actually be real, and the subconscious fantasy world.

Stars: Amy Danles, Glynnis Talken, Tony Fucile
Liquid Television (1991–1994)
Animation | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

MTV's classic, surreal, experimental, grotesque, macabre and darkly humorous animation anthology featuring both serialized and one-off segments. The show also features music videos and rare live action and puppet segments.

Stars: Holly Payne, William Waghorn, Mandy Perryment
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A crass, womanizing duck works as a private eye with his level-headed pig sidekick, all-the-while raising a family as a single dad.

Stars: Jason Alexander, Gregg Berger, Nancy Travis
Æon Flux (1991–1995)
Animation | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Æon Flux is a mysterious and amoral secret agent from the country of Monica. Her motives or background are left unexplained, as are those of her antagonist/love, Trevor Goodchild. On her ... See full summary »

Stars: Denise Poirier, John Rafter Lee, Julia Fletcher
The Critic (1994–1995)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Jay Sherman is a New York film critic who has to review films he doesn't like for a living.

Stars: Jon Lovitz, Nancy Cartwright, Christine Cavanaugh
The Critic (2000–2001)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Film critic Jay Sherman continues his media career online.

Stars: Jon Lovitz, Nick Jameson, Maurice LaMarche
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A divorced father, he has custody of his 23-year-old slacker son Ben, who dreams of wealth and freedom but is too lazy to find a real job. Dr. Katz's receptionist is the acerbic Laura. He ... See full summary »

Stars: Jonathan Katz, H. Jon Benjamin, Laura Silverman
Mission Hill (1999–2002)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The misadventures of a group of disparate roomates who live in a hip neighbourhood in a major city.

Stars: Brian Posehn, Nick Jameson, Wallace Langham
The Oblongs (2001–2002)
Animation | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The misadventures of a goofy family deformed by toxic waste.

Stars: Will Ferrell, Pamela Adlon, Jean Smart
Downtown (1999–2000)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The misadventures of a group of urban teens as they go about their lives.

Stars: Gregory Gilmore, Leyora Zuberman, Tammy Lang
Undergrads (2001)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The misadventures of a group of childhood friends who keep in touch even while they go to separate colleges.

Stars: Pete Williams, Josh A. Cagan, Rob Tinkler
Animation | Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The second movie compilation of SPAWN made from the TV's second season.

Stars: Keith David, Richard Dysart, Dominique Jennings
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Gordon Barnett ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1994-1996
Jason Candler ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1994-1996
Edit

Storyline

Roughly-drawn but well-written cult cartoon about alien invasion. Small aliens on Earth, needing human receptacles, expand their hosts' craniums to ludicrous dimensions to use as living quarters. One such alien inhabits an average bloke's head during a mugging, giving him special powers to fight off his attackers. He explains that he's on the trail of an enemy from his planet, who's looking to take over the world. Not believed by anyone, and as a stand-out with his huge head, he teams up with a group of other freaks to save the world. They have to battle not just the alien, but the FBI agents also on the trail - and things aren't helped by his girlfriend, whose head is taken over too. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

13 August 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

MTV's Oddities Presents The Head  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by The Maxx (1995) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
One of the best shows on MTV
14 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

This show was really cool. I watched it every Saturday morning. The plot was so cool, it sucked you every time. I did start to get dull after the first season. It may have had something to do with the fact that season 1 was a mini-series and season 2 they made it into a normal series. I wish at least the first season would be released on DVD or something.


7 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 7 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Horror and Thriller Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular horror and thriller movies available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed