Episode CH4.0.1: The Origin Telefilm
The entire Max Headroom saga began with a one-hour telefilm made for Channel Four.
The history of this production alone could fill many pages.
|Title|| Max Headroom
Max Headroom: 20 Minutes into the Future
Max Headroom: The Original Story
|UK Air Date||4 Apr 1985|
|US Air Date||NA|
|Creative|| Screenplay by Steve Roberts
From an original idea by George Stone, Rocky Morton & Annabel Jankel
Directed by Rocky Morton & Annabel Jankel
Edited by Michael Bradsell
|Watch for...|| The computer map locating the city as London, England.
"Securikams" - changed to Securicams in the US remake.
Apartment 42 and Channel 42.
Carter's sexual harassment line.
Bryce using his computer while in the bathtub - a safety no-no-no that was corrected in the US remake.
Bryce correctly pronouncing "data."
Breugal quoting Shakespeare.
Theora parking in her bedroom.
No mobile phones...?
A final Max Headroom sign.
An early example of a post-credits scene.
|Matt Frewer||Edison Carter
|Amanda Pays||Theora Jones|
|William Morgan Sheppard||Blank Reg|
|Paul Spurrier||Bryce Lynch|
|Constantine Gregory||Ben Cheviot|
|Elizabeth Richardson||Ms. Formby|
|Gary Hope||[Gene] Ashwell|
|Joane Hall||Body Bank Receptionist (Florence)|
|Howard Samuels||Patrick (ENG reporter)|
|Roger Tebb||Helipad Reporter|
|Michael Cule||Exploding Viewer|
|?||Other Board Member (Female)|
|?||Other Board Member (Male)|