Project Questor is the brainchild of the genius Dr. Vaslovik: he developed plans to build an android super-human. Although he has disappeared and half of he programming tape was erased in the attempt to decode it, his former colleagues continue the project and finally succeed in creating Questor. However, 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 is now suspected of having stolen the android. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
Did You Know?
Of Gene Roddenberry
's non-"Star Trek" pilots (Genesis II
(1973), Planet Earth
(1977)), this one came closest to being greenlighted as a weekly series. Gene Roddenberry
ultimately pulled it from consideration because American TV network NBC demanded too many changes to the concept. The demands would allegedly have eliminated the Jerry Robinson character, and would have inserted revolving romantic interests for Questor. See more
In the scene supposedly in London (obviously a set in Hollywood), a neon sign reads "Jewelers", with the American spelling. A real British sign would read "Jewellers". See more
[Questor has arrived at the cave
You have received the Truth?
I have received it. Since the dawn of this world, since our Masters left the first of us here, we have served this species Man.
Each of us, at the end of his time, has assembled his own replacement. But man's quantum advance in physics found me unprepared. The new radiations affected the plasma in my braincase. Your design corrects this fault. You will function your full span.
I thank you, Brother.
Hear the Laws, my Brother. We ...