Max Headroom

  • 1987
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Innovative cult fave about a reporter and his computer-generated alter ego in a futuristic society in which TV sets can't be turned off. The title character originated on a music-video show in England, but takes on a whole new life in this series that's enjoyable on several levels. Most satisfyingly, `Max' is a caustic sendup of the medium, but it's als (more…)

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Season 2, Episode 5 Whackets

First Aired: October 16, 1987

The death of a seasoned metrocop alerts Edison (Matt Frewer) to foul play when an addicting game show starts wiping out Network 23's ratings. Theora: Amanda Pays. Ziskin: Bert Kramer. Haskel: Bill Maher. Biller: Richard Frank. Grossberg: Charles Rocket.

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  • Premiered: March 31, 1987
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Innovative cult fave about a reporter and his computer-generated alter ego in a futuristic society in which TV sets can't be turned off. The title character originated on a music-video show in England, but takes on a whole new life in this series that's en… (more)

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