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
Did You Know?
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
Commander Adam Quark
My ancestors were members of a sub-group called Americans. Archaeological diggings made in the western and southern sections of their country indicate that these so-called Americans worshipped, and perhaps were governed by, a fully clothed English speaking mouse.