Herman's Head aired on the (then new) Fox network from 1991 to 1994. The format created a unique device for the audience: whenever Herman, the main character, had an important decision to make, the TV audience would be shown a "Greek chorus" style dramatization of his thought process featuring 4 actors representing differing aspects of his psyche.
Last Episode03x22 First Impressions Aired: Apr. 21, 1994
Herman is hit by a taxi in an accident and as he lies in a coma his staff friends each remember Herman as they first met him...with each brain … [continue reading]
Series Fun Facts
- The first season's opening segment featured a voiceover which set up the show's premise. The voiceover was done by veteran character actor Dave Madden.
- There are several jokes referring to Louise sounding like that girl from The Simpsons. Yeardley Smith is the voice of Lisa Simpson.
- One of the show's writers used to hang out on a BBS forum for Fox shows when this was still on the air. He said that if the show had survived into a fourth season, there was going to be a…
[show]One of the show's writers used to hang out on a BBS forum for Fox shows when this was still on the air. He said that if the show had survived into a fourth season, there was going to be a second set of head characters introduced, this time for the "Heddy" character. This obviously never happened, as the show was canceled after its third season.