Max Headroom (1987–1988)
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Education becomes a crime when Blanks start pirating elite educational programming for poor children.

Director:

Victor Lobl

Writers:

Howard Brookner (story), Adrian Hein | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Matt Frewer ... Edison Carter / Max Headroom
Amanda Pays ... Theora Jones
Chris Young ... Bryce Lynch
William Morgan Sheppard ... Blank Reg
Jeffrey Tambor ... Murray
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sharon Barr ... Lauren
Tiana Barron Tiana Barron ... Bobby Reporter
Melissa Behr ... Festival Queen
Laura Carrington Laura Carrington ... Frances
Guy Christopher Guy Christopher
George Coe ... Ben Cheviot
Larry Cortinas Larry Cortinas ... Man on motorcycle
Peter Crook Peter Crook ... Blank Bruno
Ainslie Currie Ainslie Currie ... Mink
Lewis Dauber Lewis Dauber ... Blank Teacher
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Storyline

Education becomes a crime when Blanks start pirating elite educational programming for poor children.

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Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 1988 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This episode is also known under the title "Lost Tapes." That working title was likely changed in the rushed post-production of the last few episodes after the series cancellation. See more »

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[the Metrocops lead away handcuffed Blank Teacher they've just arrested for teaching the children of "The Fringes" to read using tapes pirated from a Subscription TV channel]
Blank Teacher: Reading is a right, not a privilege!
Dragul: A right that must be earned; a commodity that must be purchased.
Blank Teacher: These kids have the right to knowledge, philistine!
Dragul: Not if it is stolen property. That tape is pirated from Pay Education TV.
[to metrocop]
Dragul: Chief, get rid of him. If these vermin want it, they should pay for it, like ...
[...]
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