Quark: Season 1, Episode 0

Quark (7 May 1977)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy | Sci-Fi
7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 54 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 1 critic

It's 10:17 Galaxy Time, April 2, as we see Quark picking up space garbage for the United Galaxy Sanitation Patrol. We are then introduced to Adam Quark and his wacky crew, Gene/Jean, O.B. ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(creator),
0Check in
0Share...

Related Items

Search for "Quark" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Quark (07 May 1977)

Quark (07 May 1977) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Quark.

User Polls

1 of 8 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
...
...
Gene / Jean (as Timothy Thomerson)
...
Dr. O. B. Mudd (as Douglas V. Fowley)
Patricia Barnstable ...
Betty (as Tricia Barnett)
...
Betty (as Cibbie Barnett)
...
...
Misty Rowe ...
Interface
...
Edit

Storyline

It's 10:17 Galaxy Time, April 2, as we see Quark picking up space garbage for the United Galaxy Sanitation Patrol. We are then introduced to Adam Quark and his wacky crew, Gene/Jean, O.B. Mudd, the Betty's, and Andy the Android. We are then taken to Space Station Perma One where we find Palindrome and The Head discussing the impending destruction of the galaxy by a giant enzyme cloud. They conclude that the only hope is to sacrifice Quark and his crew for the sake of the masses. But before the laser-gram message comes from Perma One to Quark, Andy the robot ejects a bag of garbage, feeds the enzyme cloud, and the galaxy is saved. As a reward, Quark gets his permanent mission to scour the Universe - for garbage of course! Written by H Pylypiw

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

star trek spoof | cult tv | See All (2) »

Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Not Rated

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 May 1977 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

After the pilot episode there were several changes in the show. Douglas Fowley, who played Dr. O. B. Mudd, was replaced by Richard Kelton who played Ficus. The space ship control room was also heavily redesigned. See more »

Quotes

Otto Palindrome: Palindrome here sir; sorry to disturb you.
The Head: That's alright. I was just, as usual, thinking.
Otto Palindrome: Sir, we've got a bit of a headache down here.
The Head: Don't tell me about headaches Palindrome.
Otto Palindrome: No sir.
The Head: I wrote the book on headaches!
See more »

Connections

Follows Quark (1977) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A forgotten gem..think 'galaxyquest, the series' 20 years early...
12 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the vast sci if wasteland that was TV after the cancellation of star trek this show rose above and decided to be sci if spoof. I haven't seen it in 20 years but more than a few moments still come to mind....

the familiar heroic tableau of the landing party on the transporter.... then cut to same heroic tableau on the surface...and then the camera pans downward and they're waste deep in swamp...

a good gag.

then there were 'the Bettie's'... in a society with harsh taboos against sleeping with clones, our gallant captain had a pair of busty beautiful semi clad blonde women in his crew both of whom were very much in love (or at least lust) .. the catch, and the captains endless dilemma was that one of them was the clone of the other and he never found out which was which...(in one episode his dying request was 'which one of you is the clone' and the two Bettie's in tearful chorus cried 'she is!.. sob') the intrepid adventures of this space going garbage scow (literally) deserve far better remembrance ESPECIALLY at sci if cons than ever it got... and I hope the copyrights are clear and that in our day of UNLIMITED channels and 24/7 sci if coverage this hokey pre-computer effects era gem will re-emerge as the camp comedy treasure it was deliberately made to be...


11 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
PLEASE PLEASE! DVD DVD DVD! deckaide
'Quark' deserves DVD life jingojam
DVD finally coming rmyers7
Quark Movie? tommy_amoeba
Screen worn wardrobe from the show: Ouark :-) HummerWagon
Perfect for DVD? TrentBurns
Discuss Quark (1977) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?