New On DVD This Week: Max Headroom, Numb3rs, Adam-12, Titan Maximum

Max Headroom

In the futuristic world of computers and fantasy, anything is possible, including the rise of the opinionated, computer-simulated multimedia personality ‘Max Headroom.’ A pervasive pop culture icon, Max Headroom heralded the coming of trans-media age like a mad prophet of the airwaves, bolstered by his own international talk show, music video, countless major brand endorsement, merchandising and TV series. The landmark 1980s TV satire Max Headroom explored the television industry through the unique view of a sci-fi lens, featuring quirky visuals and adventurous, timely plotlines. One of the first TV series aimed at the video/computer generation, the critically acclaimed Max Headroom, starring Matt Frewer, W. Morgan Sheppard, Jeffrey Tambor and Amanda Pays, found instant fan support from the moment it debuted on ABC in 1987. Never mind Broadcast News or Network: it was Max Headroom taking on the truth about TV, in what was then an unthinkable 4,000 channel universe, where television sets are never turned off and cameras watch you everywhere. Get the Complete Series in a collectible 5-DVD box set featuring all 14 episodes and a payload of exclusive bonus features that reveal the genesis, life and afterlife of the series with all-new interviews featuring the cast and creative team! Buy it right here.


Numb3rs‘ is a highly successful CBS drama about an FBI agent who recruits his mathematical-genius brother to help the Bureau solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles. Starring Rob Morrow and David Krumholtz as the brothers, the pair take on the most confounding criminal cases from distinctive perspectives. Inspired by actual events, the series depicts how the confluence of police work and math provide unexpected answers to the most perplexing criminal questions. Get all 16 episodes from the unforgettable final season and buy the Season 6 DVD right here.


Los Angeles, 1972-1973…Officers Pete Malloy (Martin Milner) and Jim Reed (Kent McCord) are on the streets fighting crime on the mean streets of Los Angeles. ‘Adam-12‘ was a spin-off of the popular NBC TV series Dragnet and similarly portrayed incidents and situations that were based on real LAPD cases. Best-selling author and prolific television producer Stephen J. Cannell (The Rockford Files, The Greatest American Hero, The A-Team, 21 Jump Street) joined the series in Season 4 as head writer and was promoted to Executive Story Consultant in Season 5. Buy the Season 5 DVD right here.

Titan Maxium

Set 100 years in the future, ‘Titan Maximum‘ is an animated comedy features a group of teenagers who must protect Saturn’s Moon, Titan, with the help of a six-story robot. After years of peace, the inactive team must hastily reassemble to square off against the biggest threat humanity has ever faced – but before they save the day, this new version of Titan Force Five must overcome their astounding incompetence. Buy the complete Season 1 DVD right here.

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