The Boy with Two Heads (1974– )

TV Series   |    |  Comedy, Family

Episode Guide
The Boy with Two Heads (1974) Poster

This was shown on a weekly basis at the Saturday Morning Pictures. Basically Chico was the shrunken head of a South American witch Doctor found by the main boy. They became good friends. ... See full summary »

Add this title to your Watchlist
Save movies and shows to keep track of what you want to watch.



  • Leslie Ash and Spencer Plumridge in The Boy with Two Heads (1974)
  • The Boy with Two Heads (1974)
  • Bill Maynard in The Boy with Two Heads (1974)
  • The Boy with Two Heads (1974)
  • Bill Maynard in The Boy with Two Heads (1974)
  • The Boy with Two Heads (1974)

See all photos

More of What You Love

Find what you're looking for even quicker with the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Cast & Crew

Top Series Cast

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review

User Reviews

2 August 2004 | Greg75
From the depths of my memories...
For a very long time (until last year to be precise), I really thought that I had "dreamed" this serial, since noone around me ever remembered having seen it.It actually came only once on french TV, late summer 1978, and then vanished into thin air. Miraculously, the DVD got released in France last December, and through various internet forums I have managed to talk to a few people who DID remember it... and thought they were they only ones ! Actually this show was something to be remembered : it is the tale of two kids who find a shrunken jivaro head in a box stolen in an antique dealer shop, and who spend the whole series carrying it around, hidden inside a football, to preserve it from the hands of two evilish thugs who want to make money out of it. Of course, a second vision, almost 25 years later, of this naive and childish scary story really doesn't enhance the terrified memory I had of it. The shrunken head, which looked absolutely horrid when I was 7 now looks like a corny wooden puppet with two eyes that go from left to right. The mood of the story is more detective-like than terror-oriented, but the simple fact that it was a head with no body attached to it made the whole thing totally spooky. Actually, the whole thing looks more like an Enid Blyton one-shot than like an episode from the "Tales from the Crypt". But I probably should remain faithful to my memories and not slouch in the usual and obvious adult contempt, cynicism and mockery. After all, this was made for kids, and it worked. Well, for kids in the 70's it did. Today's would probably find "The Boy with Two Heads" atrociously ridiculous !

Critic Reviews

Did You Know?


Plot Summary


Comedy | Family


Release Date:




Country of Origin


Our Favorite Trailers of the Week

See the trailers we loved this week, including a double dose of Kristen Bell in "Veronica Mars" and Frozen II. Presented by Microsoft Surface.

Watch our trailer of trailers

Featured on IMDb

See what movies and TV series IMDb editors are excited about this month and check out our guide to superheroes, horror movies, and more.

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on