Viewers are unable to tear their eyes away from a seemingly mindless new game show called "Whackets." Meanwhile, Big-Time is finally on top of the ratings. But is Big-Time just a pawn in a much larger game of addiction?

Director:

Victor Lobl

Writers:

Dennis Rolfe (story), Arthur Sellers
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Matt Frewer ... Max Headroom / Edison Carter
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
George Coe ... Ben Cheviot
Richard Frank Richard Frank ... Biller
Hank Garrett ... Ashwell
Andreas Katsulas ... Mr. Bartlett (as Andrea Katsulas)
Bert Kramer Bert Kramer ... Ziskin
Bill Maher ... Haskel
Charles Rocket ... Grossberg
Craig Schaefer Craig Schaefer ... Cop#1
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Viewers are unable to tear their eyes away from a seemingly mindless new game show called "Whackets." Meanwhile, Big-Time is finally on top of the ratings. But is Big-Time just a pawn in a much larger game of addiction?

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Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 1987 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Bryce warns Edison to stand clear of his argon laser. Argon lasers do not produce visible light. The color of Bryce's laser indicates it is probably a Helium-Neon laser. See more »

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