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Photo essay: behind the scenes of Max Headroom, ABC's weirdest show

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The ABC series Max Headroom had a brief life, lasting just seven months before it was cancelled by the network. This collection of promotional stills and behind-the-scenes pictures is a brief snapshot into one of network television's weirdest shows.

Take a look, and then head back to our complete oral history of Max Headroom.

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The cast of ABC's 'Max Headroom'. From left to right: Matt Frewer ("Edison Carter"/"Max Headroom"), Amanda Pays ("Theora Jones"), Chris Young ("Bryce Lynch"), Jeffrey Tambor ("Murray"), George Coe ("Ben Cheviot"). Image courtesy of Shout Factory.