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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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1995  
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Complete series cast summary:
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 6 episodes, 1995
Michael Haley Michael Haley ...  The Maxx 6 episodes, 1995
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Storyline

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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Trivia

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

Julie: You, however, have a problem with women.
Mr. Gone: [scoff] How perceptive... did you figure that one out when I kidnapped you, or tied you up with leather straps? OF COURSE I'VE GOT A PROBLEM WITH WOMEN!
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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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Fight back ,we scream!!!
20 May 2000 | by SnooginsSee all my reviews

I loved this series! Having been a huge comic book fan, I had heard about Sam Keith's Maxx characters several months before they premiered on MTV's Oddities series. I was very impressed with the performances of the voice actors, especially Barry Stigler as Mr. Gone. Kudos to everyone involved, this cartoon got me so interested that I had to read the rest of the series in comic book format, and I was very disappointed that the second season never made it onto television. Hopefully, someday in the future, the first season will arrive on DVD or some other collectible format because this show deserves better than to just fade into obscurity.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 1995 (USA) See more »

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MTV Animation See more »
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Color

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1.33 : 1
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