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1
Release Date:
7 May 1977 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
The galaxy, ad infinitum!
Plot:
The misadventures of an outer space garbage collector and his crew. Full summary »
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Nominated for Primetime Emmy. See more »
User Reviews:
a spoof on the star wars craze See more (19 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 9 of 13)

Richard Benjamin ... Adam Quark (8 episodes, 1977-1978)

Tim Thomerson ... Gene / ... (8 episodes, 1977-1978)
Patricia Barnstable ... Betty (8 episodes, 1977-1978)

Cyb Barnstable ... Betty (8 episodes, 1977-1978)

Conrad Janis ... Palindrome (8 episodes, 1977-1978)

Alan Caillou ... The Head (8 episodes, 1977-1978)

Bobby Porter ... Andy (8 episodes, 1977-1978)
Richard Kelton ... Ficus (7 episodes, 1978)
Ann Prentiss ... Gene / ... (7 episodes, 1978)
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Series Directed by
Hy Averback (5 episodes, 1978)
Bruce Bilson (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Writing credits
Buck Henry (8 episodes, 1977-1978)
Bruce Kane (2 episodes, 1978)
Jonathan Kaufer (2 episodes, 1978)

Series Produced by
David Gerber .... executive producer (8 episodes, 1977-1978)
Mace Neufeld .... co-executive producer / executive producer (8 episodes, 1977-1978)
Bruce Johnson .... producer (7 episodes, 1978)
Cliff Fenneman .... associate producer (3 episodes, 1978)
Mack Bing .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Original Music by
Perry Botkin Jr. (8 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Cinematography by
Gerald Perry Finnerman (4 episodes, 1978)
Harry J. May (3 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Film Editing by
Anthony Redman (4 episodes, 1978)
Melvin Shapiro (3 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Casting by
Boland Wilson (5 episodes, 1978)
Diane Lomond (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Art Direction by
Ross Bellah (8 episodes, 1977-1978)
Zoltan Müller (7 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Jim Duffy (8 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Costume Design by
Grady Hunt (8 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Makeup Department
Ben Lane .... makeup supervisor (8 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Production Management
Mack Bing .... unit production manager (6 episodes, 1977-1978)
Ray DeCamp .... unit production manager (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mack Bing .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Bob Bender .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1978)
Ray DeCamp .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Special Effects by
Bill Clove .... special effects (7 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Stunts
Walter Robles .... stunts (3 episodes, 1978)

Dick Durock .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Al Onorato .... casting supervisor / supervising casting director (7 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Other crew
Bruce Johnson .... executive story consultant / story consultant (7 episodes, 1978)
Bruce Kane .... story editor (7 episodes, 1978)
Jonathan Kaufer .... story editor (7 episodes, 1978)
Steve Zacharias .... executive story editor (7 episodes, 1978)
 

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30 min (9 episodes)
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Richard Benjamin found out that Buck Henry was developing the show when he read a copy of Variety in his dentist's office. Intrigued by the title and eager to work with Henry again, he called for an audition shortly afterwards.See more »
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10 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
a spoof on the star wars craze, 14 August 2004
Author: LONESOLO

QUARK was a spoof on the STAR WARS craze and had a limited run in 1978. It's run was brief but it was ahead of it's time. The crew lead by a man named Quark got into weekly intergalactic adventures aboard a space faring garbage scow. The show was funny but it's fate was decided and it was never renewed. The show I believe was on a friday night and it made the ratings battle too hard for QUARK to compete with. However the show was created by BUCK HENRY who had done such things as CATCH 22, and GET SMART and THE GRADUATE. Buck Henry is known for high quality work. The audience henry was dealing with was not prepared for this kind of humor. The spoofing of the science fiction craze just didn't float in 1978.

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