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The Maxx 

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.
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Complete series cast summary:
Amy Danles Amy Danles ...  Sarah 7 episodes, 1995
Glynnis Talken Glynnis Talken ...  Glorie / ... 7 episodes, 1995
Tony Fucile Tony Fucile ...  Sgt. Ocono, Cop, Fridge, The Crappon / ... 7 episodes, 1995
Barry Stigler Barry Stigler ...  Mr. Gone 7 episodes, 1995
Michael Haley Michael Haley ...  The Maxx 6 episodes, 1995
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Maxx is a purple-clad superhero living in a cardboard box. His only friend is Julie Winters, a freelance social worker. Maxx often finds himself shifting back and forth between the "real" world and a more primitive outback world where he rules, and protects Julie. Mr. Gone, a self-proclaimed "student of the mystic arts" seems to know more about Maxx and Julie and their strange relationship than they could ever guess, but he's not exactly telling all....not yet, anyway. Written by Gregg Long <diggerblue@hotmail.com>

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The comic book series that the show is based on had a sequel volume. This new run is set in 2005 and brings back most characters from the original run, while adding new characters and plot and world elements. The story now focuses on Sara, who's now 10 years older, and Iago, villainous monster from the Outback with a list of people it wants to kill including characters from the original story. See more »

Quotes

[about her schoolmates]
Sara: They're all necro-nerds and Sand freaks. They think death is romantic. Death is hard and cold and ugly, not some cute chick.
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Alternate Versions

The television version also includes a scene where The Maxx is hanging onto an Air Whale and wonders if he's actually hanging on a Good Year Blimp. See more »

Connections

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Wow...
17 December 2002 | by R-O-N-I-NSee all my reviews

One of the best animated series of all time.

Here's why...

The writing is some of the best I've ever seen when it comes to animation. It is, at times, utterly confusing and that's the point. You, the viewer, are thrown into the world of "The Maxx." It is as bizarre as the Maxx's psyche and will leave you wondering what you just watched. The amazing cinematography amidst the complexity of storyline make "The Maxx" appealing to the eye as well as the mind.


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8 April 1995 (USA) See more »

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