Max Headroom

Max Headroom

The Complete Series

DVD - 2010
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20 minutes into the future...Television networks battle one another in an unrelenting ratings war. Whoever controls the airwaves controls the dystopic world in which they broadcast. So when Network 23's star reporter, Edison Carter, uncovers a deadly secret that could shake up the stations dominion over its viewers, the only option is to eliminate Carter before he can make his story public. After Carter's "accident," his mind is uploaded to create the world's first self-aware, computer-generated TV host--Max Headroom! But will Max bow to his creators? Or will he be key to his human alter ego bringing down a network superpower?
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Shout! Factory, [2010]
ISBN: 9781603994323
1603994327
Branch Call Number: DVD MAX HEA
Characteristics: 5 videodiscs (ca. 660 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

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rshartjr
Jan 03, 2018

Wow! I checked this out for a little nostalgia, and Cyberpunk’s OG from “twenty minutes into the future” looks SO hilariously dated. 1987’s “high-tech” looks almost steampunk today. I loved this show when I was in high school. What an amazing flashback. I don’t think that a reboot with modern CGI would have even half the charm.

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Me_Tarzan
Oct 19, 2017

Set "20 minutes into the future" - Max Headroom is a short-run, 1987, TV series that posed the possibility (as far-fetched as it sounded) of actually translating people into computer data.

Yes. Today - 30 years later - That potentiality does convert into old news. But, back then - It really sparked the interest of many-a-viewer who religiously tuned into this program like total fiends.

With its episodes rarely ever being shot in natural light - Max Headroom's vision of the future was, indeed, a decidedly cold and callous one where cynicism and corruption prevailed on every street corner.

Injecting elements of both punk and new wave into its 1-hour episodes - This surprisingly short-lived series certainly had its fair share of good points, as well as its not-so-good points, too.

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