Crazyhead (TV series)

Genre Comedy-horror
Written by Howard Overman
Directed by Al Mackay and Declan O'Dwyer
Music by Stuart Hancock
Country of origin United Kingdom
United States
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 6
Executive producer(s) Julian Murphy, Johnny Capps
Howard Overman
Producer(s) Gareth Williams
Location(s) Bristol, England, UK
Running time 60 minutes (including commercials)
Production company(s) Urban Myth Films
Original network E4 (UK)
Netflix (international)
Picture format 16:9 1080i
Audio format Stereo
Original release 19 October 2016 (2016-10-19) – present

Crazyhead (previously known as Crazy Face) is a British comedy-horror[1] television series created by Howard Overman.[2] The six-part series premiered on E4 on 19 October 2016 in the United Kingdom, and streams internationally on Netflix following UK transmission.[3] The series is filmed in Bristol.[4]


Episode List

Series 1 (2016)

EpisodeDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateUK viewers
1A Very Trippy HorseAi MackayHoward Overman19 October 2016 (2016-10-19)0.2
After being attacked by a Demon she can only see, Amy is saved by Raquel, a demon hunter. From here she knows that she's not alone and isn't crazy, even though she has to see her Psychiatrist Callum. Despite Raquel's quirks Amy is desperate for her help when a demon passes on to its nearest host, Amy's best friend and roommate Suzanne. Together they need to perform and exorcism to free her which fails and kills her
2A Pine Fresh ScentAi MackayHoward Overman26 October 2016 (2016-10-26)N/A
After accidentally killing Suzanne, Amy and Raquel are forced into burying her in the forest. Upon arriving home, Raquel bumps into a man whom once saved her before from Demons, this man is her father and also a demon. Callum puts out a squad of Demon hench men to do his work and attack them all
3Shave the CatAi MackayHoward Overman2 November 2016 (2016-11-02)N/A
Suzanne returns from the dead as a revenant with a hunger for human flesh. Amy and Raquel take her captive and try to hide her in the country. Raquel meets Harry, a young man who seems to like her. Suzanne is captured by Callum
4Penguin or Cow?Declan O'DwyerHoward Overman9 November 2016 (2016-11-09)TBD
Amy and Raquel attempt to rescue Suzanne, who is being forced to entice Amy to her location so the demons can kill her. Amy frees Suzanne but is locked in a lift with Suzanne, who is hungry. Amy feeds Suzanne her own blood, and the demons free her thinking she Suzanne has killed Amy, leading Suzanne to jump out of a window with one of the demons, killing them both
5Downward Facing DogDeclan O'DwyerHoward Overman16 November 2016 (2016-11-16)TBD
Raquel goes on a date with Harry, who turns out to be a demon hunter and sent by Raquel's dad to protect her. However Amy has a premonition that Harry will attack her. Amy and Jake are captured by the demons, but are rescued by Harry and Raquel. Harry is shot and taken to hospital where he is shown to be a demon in disguise and part of a plan to start the end of the world
6Beaver With a ChainsawDeclan O'DwyerHoward Overman23 November 2016 (2016-11-23)TBD
Raquel is captured by the demons and held at their Halloween party where they plan to use her to start the end of the world and open the gates of Hell. Amy and Jack attend the party but Amy is captured. When Harry is revealed to be a demon, Raquel inadvertently open the gates of hell, releasing the demons. However Amy talks her down and the gate is closed. Jack is later revealed to have been possessed but Amy conducts a successful exorcism on him


The show has received generally positive reviews. The Guardian described the show as 'Disturbing and Excellent' as well as 'Fizzy and fun', they are praised the double act of Cara Theobold and Susan Wokoma.


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