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The Questor Tapes (1974)

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Project Questor is brainchild of the genius Dr. Vaslovik: he developed plans to build an android super-human. Although he's disappeared and half of his programming tape was erased in the ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lady Helena Trimble
Ellen Weston ...
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Project Questor is brainchild of the genius Dr. Vaslovik: he developed plans to build an android super-human. Although he's disappeared and half of his programming tape was erased in the attempt to decode it, his former colleagues continue the project and finally succeed. But Vaslovik seems to have installed a secret program in Questor's brain: He flees and starts to search for Vaslovik. Since half of his knowledge is missing, he needs the help of Jerry Robinson, who's now under suspect of having stolen the android. Written by Tom Zoerner <>

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23 January 1974 (USA)  »

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Ein Computer wird gejagt  »

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Leonard Nimoy was considered for the role of Questor. See more »


The "UN" troops are clearly not. None of them are wearing blue helmets, how UN troops are normally identified. See more »


Jerry Robinson: Do you understand the implications of all this? Suppose Vaslovik isn't a good man.
Jerry Robinson: Suppose he isn't even sane.
Questor: One's creator not sane... An interesting question. How would you answer that query in your own case, my friend?
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Amazing Movie...
21 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The last time I saw Questor was probably twenty + years ago, but at that time I think it still held up well. It's amazing how many robots and androids came out in the years following the "Questor Tapes" with little Questor mannerisms, not the least of which was Data.

I have no doubt that if the series had been picked up we would have seen an "evil" Questor (Lore or KARR), lots of android type searching for meaning, maybe even a tie in to the Gary Seven "pilot" episode on Trek. Questor would have fit into the Trek universe really well, don't know why Gene never did a tie in on Next Gen. Heck, they could have done a tie in on Enterprise.

Oh well... I received a letter from Majel a few years ago indicating she was still interested in doing a Questor series, but that was the last I ever heard. Sadness.

-Dana Curtis Kincaid

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