Max Headroom (1987–1988)
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Top TV reporter Max Edison discovers Network 23 is experimenting with advertising that is lethal to some viewers. His boss tries to kill him and copy his mind to a controllable simulation. Instead Edison survives - and Max Headroom is born.

Director:

Farhad Mann

Writers:

Joe Gannon (teleplay), Steve Roberts (based on the British screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Matt Frewer ... Edison Carter / Max Headroom
Amanda Pays ... Theora Jones
George Coe ... Ben Cheviot
Chris Young ... Bryce Lynch
Jeffrey Tambor ... Murray
Jere Burns ... Breughel
Rick Ducommun ... Mahler
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Terrence Beasor ... ADR Voice
Billie Bird ... Florence
John Davey John Davey
Hank Garrett ... Gene Ashwell
Ricardo Gutiérrez Ricardo Gutiérrez ... Martinez
Heath Jobes Heath Jobes
Virginia Kiser ... Mrs. Formby
Irene Olga López Irene Olga López
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Storyline

Top TV reporter Max Edison discovers Network 23 is experimenting with advertising that is lethal to some viewers. His boss tries to kill him and copy his mind to a controllable simulation. Instead Edison survives - and Max Headroom is born.

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Trivia

'W. Morgan Sheppard' actually ate from the pot of Spaghetti-o's the videocassette fell inside, previously. See more »

Goofs

During the scene where Theora uses the computer to infiltrate the executive washroom, a crew member is reflected on the computer screen standing behind Matt Frewer's shoulder. See more »

Quotes

Bryce Lynch: I only invent the bomb, I don't drop it.
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Features Max Headroom (1985) See more »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 1987 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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