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Quark: Season 1:  -- Clip: Goodbye Polumbus
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1
Release Date:
7 May 1977 (USA) See more »
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The galaxy, ad infinitum!
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The misadventures of an outer space garbage collector and his crew. Full summary »
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Nominated for Primetime Emmy. See more »
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Cult series finally comes to DVD See more (19 total) »

Cast

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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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Trivia:
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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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Cult series finally comes to DVD, 15 April 2012
Author: Dave from Ottawa from Canada

Long available only from bootleggers, this series which played on TV very, VERY briefly (two months in the summer of 1977) and became a cult item among sci-fi and Get Smart fans is now finally out on DVD.

The look is cheap and cheesy and the humor is almost cringe-inducing at this point, so it hardly needs mentioning that the series has not aged well. Nonetheless, fans who remember the series and fringe-dwelling thrill seekers are advised to give this curious 70s reliquary a look. Basically, it's a lower budget Star Trek spoof with Get Smart level humor, courtesy of Buck Henry. Some gags still work, others just make you gag, but the cast is likable, especially Richard Benjamin as the eponymous Quark and his barely-clad twin female sidekicks, the Bettys. Like Get Smart there are several running jokes - each of the Bettys claim the other is the clone, while Gene/Jean the transmute flip-flops from gung-ho to girlie at random moments - but the show never ran long enough to wear them out, so some are still pretty funny.

A viewer seeking something a little different may find the series entertaining, but low expectations are a must.

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