Max Headroom

  • 1987
  • 2 Seasons
  • 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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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 also an imaginative foray into science fiction and an old-fashioned, good guys vs. bad guys tale.

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