Max Headroom Videos

torrents of the DAP collection

Max Headroom BitTorrent Streams

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Please leave the download window open as long as possible after your download is complete. Do not click the "Finish" button. Thanks! You can leave the window open and watch the videos at the same time without problems.

These videos came from the Digital Archive Project, a group dedicated to collecting and preserving various television shows. These are the only copies of Max Headroom I've been able to find.

News (2005-11-19): Season 2 has been updated with the missing episode, a better copy of 2x05, and another special.

Now active:

Max Headroom Season 1 + extras stats 3.47 GB
Max Headroom Season 2 stats 3.02 GB
Max Headroom Season 2 (v2) stats 3.45 GB

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Note: if you already have some episodes from a series, you can make BT download only the ones you still need. Just tell BT to "save as" and give it the name of the folder you already have episodes in. It will figure out the rest, and save you some time downloading.

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  • After your download completes, leave bittorrent running. That's it. Leave it running for a good long time.
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Last modified: November 19, 2005 @ 7:47 MST
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