A nuttier-than-thou cable TV feature released to home video in 1994, HEADS may leave viewers scratching theirs, but flaunts a cult-movie sensibility not normally associated with the small-screen fare.
In the prairie town of Dry Falls, Guy Franklin (Jon Cryer), a nincompoop proofreader for the 8,000-circulation daily newspaper, gets promoted to reporter when one scribe fails to arrive for work. The absent man turns up decapitated, and ogre-like editor Abner Abbott (Edward Asner) beams at the
carnage since it's the best story this community's had in ages. Assigned to investigate, Franklin wants only to warn his secret love, waitress Betty Jo (Charlene Fernetz), ...