Captain Midnight is a signal hijacker.

From the MovieEdit

This Captain Midnight is a teenager with a powerful CB radio that allows him to take over the airwaves as a disc jockey.

John R. MacDougallEdit

John R. MacDougall is a Florida satellite engineer who hijacked HBO because he thought HBO was overcharging customers with high subscription fees and forcing them to buy a descrambler box to descramble their signal. He displayed this in the hijacking:


He was charged with a $5,000 fine and was placed on one year's probation. He still operates his electronics store in Ocala, Florida.

Ben Minnotte Ed the Editor
Major characters
Max Headroom Hijacker Torgo Svengoolie Bert the Turtle EAS Bot Sebastian Villegas The Happy Hamster Captain Midnight
Minor characters
Ben's brother Grampa Vrillon Irwin the Disco Duck