Max Headroon, the stylish, charming and egotistical artificial intelligence program with a speech impediment, gets to host his own talk show. Done in the same style as Late Night and The ... See full summary »
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Max Headroon, the stylish, charming and egotistical artificial intelligence program with a speech impediment, gets to host his own talk show. Done in the same style as Late Night and The Tonight Show, Max Hedroom's show includes guest interviews, musical numbers, and short comedy skits. Not to be confused with the sci-fi drama "Max Headroom: 20 Minutes Into the Future" (1987), also starring the stuttering software. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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6 April 1985 (UK) See more »

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Original publicity was designed to make the audience believe that Max Headroom was a completely computer-generated character, rather than computer-enhanced footage of a live actor. See more »

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More than a show for a product character
3 April 2002 | by katyactionSee all my reviews

I watched this show religiously when it can out. Several years ago I taped many episodes off the Sci-Fi channel. Watching them now 17 years later (Man, that long?) I still find the show very entertaining. The idea that the world would be completely dependant on television and tv off switches being illegal isn't something completely out there. I don't recall how popular it was at the time it came out. I do remember when they took it off the air I realised something about myself. I was only 13 and still figuring out my tastes. At that point I knew that I didn't like what other people liked on tv, they had cancelled my favorite tv show to be replaced by more mindless sitcoms. (Most likely)


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