It's the year 2222 and, while he may be no Kirk, Captain Adam Quark has a pretty darn good space crew. There's Ficcus the Vegeton, the freakishly intelligent plant humanoid; an entirely too boxy android named Andy; Gene/Jean, the androgynous "transmute;" and Betty and Betty, of whom no one is sure is the original. Throughout the course of this space opera series' eight episodes, Quark and his wonderful cadre of winners sometimes battles space villains and sometimes don't. This Emmy-nominated spoof sprung from the mind of Buck Henry, the co-creator of GET SMART and the screen adapter of CATCH-22 and THE GRADUATE. Before there was Lone Starr, before there was Barf, there was Quark.
Description by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment:
A spoof of science fiction films and TV series, these are the adventures of Adam Quark, captain of a United Galactic Sanitation Patrol ship. His cohorts include Gene/Jean, a "transmute" with male and female characteristics; a Vegeton (a highly-evolved plant-man) named Ficus; and Andy the Android and Betty and Betty (who always argue over who's the clone of the other). Based at Space Station Perma One are Otto Palindrome and The Head. Though Quark is supposed to stick to his sanitization patrols, he and his crew often meet adventure with such colorful space denizens as the evil High Gorgon (head of the villainous Gorgons), Zoltar the Magnificent, and Zargon the Malevolent.
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