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The Amazing Screw-On Head (2006)

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A Civil War-era secret agent with an extraordinary special power serves under president Abraham Lincoln.

Director:

Chris Prynoski

Writers:

Bryan Fuller, Mike Mignola (comic book)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Paul Giamatti ... Screw-On Head (voice)
David Hyde Pierce ... Emperor Zombie (voice)
Patton Oswalt ... Mr. Groin / Gung the Magnificent (voice)
Corey Burton ... President Abraham Lincoln / Demigod / Professor Fruen / Commander / Informant (voice)
Mindy Sterling ... Aggie / Geraldine (voice)
Molly Shannon ... Patience the Vampire (voice)
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Enlisted in President Abraham Lincoln's secret service, the amazing agent Screw-On Head is the bravest and most dedicated operative, even though at first glance, he is nothing more than a disembodied mechanical head. However, with the exotic ability to screw itself onto a wide variety of robotic bodies, the Head is eager to accept missions his human colleagues don't even dare to pursue. Along with his faithful valet, Mr Groin, Screw-On Head goes on a mission to save America against the ghastly Emperor Zombie and his evil plan to unleash an ancient Demigod on earth. Can the mechanical super-spy foil the megalomaniac's schemes? Written by Nick Riganas

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Put the screw to villainy.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 August 2006 (USA) See more »

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Dolby

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Color
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The real Homestead Act signed by Lincoln that features at the end of the pilot episode was used as a political maneuver to expand and develop the nation on the western region of the United States. See more »

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The Demigod: Time to begin the horror.
Emperor Zombie: By all means, lets! Emperor Zombie, how do you do? I'm here to advise you on dispensing horror in this modern military climate. I understand you're a demigod, that's fantastic!
The Demigod: Oh, I don't know about fantastic...
Emperor Zombie: I do! If I may be so bold?
The Demigod: Be bold. I command you!
Emperor Zombie: I have an impressive resume in the service industry, as the man you just crushed can testify. I have been looking for a master worthy of my servitude, and baby, you are it!
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Featured in The Mechanical Man (2011) See more »

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It's sad that the show only ran for one episode
24 April 2011 | by Criticman12See all my reviews

The Amazing Screw-On Head, is based on a one-issue comic book from Mike Mignola (Creator of, Hellboy). After watching this, I was really surprised how great it was.

The story is about a robot head with the ability to control any robot body.

What make's this really great is the animation and the voice acting. The animation has a nice comic-book feel and the cast with Paul Giamatti as the title character and David Hyde Pierce as the evil Emperor Zombie was great.

But sadly, this was a T.V. Pilot and the reason why the show didn't continue is because the Sci-Fi channel didn't want to continue the series.

But even though it's twenty-two minutes long, it's still worth your time.

If only the show continued.


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