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May 7, 2021

It was the show that promised exciting space adventures... on a garbage scow. Legendary comic writer Buck Henry dreamed up "Quark," an homage to science-fiction TV, that premiered on May 7, 1977. The Star Trek ties ran deep, but the audience mostly shrugged.

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