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The Head: The Complete Series

4.7 out of 5 stars 35 customer reviews

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Editorial Reviews

Jim (The Head) is an animated mutant super-hero with an insanely large cranium. A freak encounter left him with a problem. A big one: he's got an alien named Roy living inside his oversized dome. Plus, he's got the added headache of having o deal with an impending invasion of Earth by a fiendish army of evil parasitic aliens. Jim and Roy are feverishly assembling the Anti-Invasion Machine, whose five pieces have been scattered throughout the world. Will Jim and his skull-dwelling companion have the skill to save the Earth? Only The Head knows.

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Product Details

  • Format: NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 3
  • Rated:
    NR
    Not Rated
  • Studio: MTV Networks
  • DVD Release Date: December 15, 2009
  • Run Time: 84 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B002WJHDIO
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #55,590 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Recently, I ordered Amazon.com's
MTV's Oddities - The Head

This review is similar to the one that I wrote for the MTV's Oddities - The Maxx, seen in the link below

The Maxx: The Complete Series

The reason I am writing this review is because, I have been reading the reviews on this item, and they are only so-so, and sometimes, in my opinion, unfair, or unsavory.

People, this is going to be the best version you are most likely EVER going to get.
Yes, this is a burn on demand.
Yes, the discs you are going to get are going to be blue rather than silver.
These are the best burn on demands I have ever seen. The tops of the discs are pro, the packaging is pro.
These go so far as to even have a bar code.
Bottom line, they may as well just be considered official.

This version of The Head has EVERYTHING you will ever need. The episodes are uncut. Within the first 2 episodes I saw things that were NOT on my VHS version.
The Head is a tiny bit more gritty looking than The Maxx, but the show was like that anyway.
Also, unlike The Maxx, the Head is a 3 disc rather than 2.

Amazon has done a great job on this collection, and if other reviews have you thinking against the purchase, DONT. Get them. They are worth it.
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This item arrived on time and along with the max that I now have I must say thank you to the seller . so glad that some1 had these episodes recorded somewhere . wish I could get max headroom too . liquid television on MTV was great . wish this were an official release but I'm happy with what I've got nonetheless . I recommend this to ne1 who enjoyed liquid television as I did .
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Quirky, funny, action packed, imaginative and just overall highly entertaining. For those who were born in the 90's or later and weren't able to witness extraordinary cool shows of Early/Mid 90's MTV programming - put this on your checklist. Don't forget Aeon Flux the animated series and The Maxx. Those are both indispensable as well.
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By Corey on December 12, 2012
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MTV's odditties are instant classics, awesome copy's of the show, their are business's out their distributing the head and maxx with terrible quality that looks as if they transfered it from vhs to dvd and priced it for 2ice as much as the ones amazon is pricing it as, this was before you can find these on amazon.

I was a customer who got screwed in that field, so i was sorta worried about these when i was purchasing them from amazon and believe it or not, amazon did an amazing job and i am satisfied with it from cover work to disc work to production and quality of every episode on this purchase, i dont even care if the under side is purple and not gold or silver, great work amazon, for anybody reading this, this is fully legitimate copies, do not go anywhere else or you will most likely get screwed, i am a satisfied customer, thank you.
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I found this while searching for Daria: The Complete Animated Series on DVD and was pleasantly surprised to find this available. Being from the UK I only recall seeing this on one of our UK cable channels during the late 90's and not MTV itself (at least not that I'm aware of). I was also intrigued by the idea that these discs are available as DVD-R's rather than traditional 'retail' style DVD's with the silver backing.

Upon receiving the set I was quite impressed with the quality of the packaging and also the discs themselves. They look as professional as you would normally buy any other retail DVD, the only significant part being the purple backing showing it was burned onto regular DVD-R.

Sadly one of the discs had failed to read which could be the possible downside of it being on a DVD-R (burn failure maybe?), however Amazon have been amazingly kind to return my money and let me keep the original set while sending me a replacement set at the same time.

As for the DVD itself the quality is great and personally the same type of quality as you would get with any other DVD release. Sure the animation looks slightly primitive, and it even did back then, but keep in mind this was most likely a low budget show to begin with and each episode is only about 10-15 minutes long. It was originally part of an MTV show known as "MTV Oddities" which also consisted of the show The Maxx (The Maxx: The Complete Series).
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As another reviewer stated, this is as good as it's going to get. All of the torrents I've downloaded were crap VHS rips. While I'm sad that this isn't an official release; the quality and content exceeds anything available on the interwebs -- and I've been searching for YEARS to find a proper copy of this series.

A little pricey given that it's an on-demand burn, but as I stated in my title of this review: beggars can't be choosers.

If you were/are a true fan of this series, you'll buy this -- and like me, be very satisfied with the end result.
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