Sci-fi 50: Max Headroom

July 31, 2012 | 7:18 p.m.

Max Headroom, "Max Headroom" (1987): In a dystopian world governed by television networks, journalist Edison Carter (Matt Frewer) crusades against the networks, including his own employer, exposing their unethical practices with the help of his friends and allies. But after Edison gets in a motorcycle accident, his memories are downloaded into a computer, and Max Headroom (named for a clearance sign in the parking garage -- the last thing Edison saw before impact) is created. Max Headroom, with his distinct modulated voice and trademark Ray-Bans, helps Edison and his friends fight corruption. (Handout)

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