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The Questor tapes

by D. C. Fontana

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementD.C. Fontana ; based on the television pilot teleplay by Gene Roddenberry and Gene L. Coon ; story by Gene Roddenberry
SeriesBallantine/science fiction -- 24236
ContributionsRoddenberry, Gene, Coon, Gene L.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3556.O48 Q4
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 156 p. ;
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24932170M
ISBN 10034524236X
ISBN 109780345242365
OCLC/WorldCa7509327

THE QUESTOR TAPES is a superior piece of 70s TV sci-fi if a little dated by today’s standards, and would have made a watchable TV series. There is a little too much talking and not quite enough action, and in hind sight perhaps ended where it should have begun/5. THE QUESTOR TAPES is a superior piece of 70s TV sci-fi if a little dated by today’s standards, and would have made a watchable TV series. There is a little too much talking and not quite enough action, and in hind sight perhaps ended where it should have begun/5().

Sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe. Sign in. Watch later. Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif; The Questor Tapes: D. C. Fontana: Ballantine BooksFirst published: Oct,

"Since the dawn of this world -- since our Masters left the first of us here -- we have served this species, Man."Dr. Emil Vaslovik. The Questor Tapes () Android Questor (Robert Foxworth) uses his computer brain to find his identity and the scientist (Mike Farrell) who made him. Watch Online. Powered by JustWatch.


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THE QUESTOR TAPES is a superior piece of 70s TV sci-fi if a little dated by today’s standards, and would have made a watchable TV series. There is a little too much talking and not quite enough action, and in hind sight perhaps ended where it should have begun.

Too much time is wasted with Questor trying to find his creator and purpose /5(). THE QUESTOR TAPES tells the story of an android and a brilliant young engineer who are on a desperate quest to locate the android's long-missing inventor.

An allegory of humankind's own age-old desire to discover its origins and understand its place in the universe, the story has all the earmarks of STAR TREK creator Roddenberry's belief in 5/5(11).

The Questor Tapes is a American made-for-television sci-fi drama film about an android The Questor tapes book by Robert Foxworth) with incomplete memory tapes who is searching for his creator and his ved by Gene Roddenberry, who is credited as executive consultant, the script is credited to Roddenberry and fellow Star Trek alumnus Gene L.

Coon. A novelization, Directed by: Richard Colla. But The Questor Tapes remains an intriguing and deeply enjoyable movie. Veteran Star Trek writer D.C. Fontana did a fine job of novelizing the story of an android with incomplete programming, searching for the riddle of his existence with the help of a human friend - and with the usual Javert figure in pursuit/5.

Get this from a library. The Questor tapes. [D C Fontana; Gene Roddenberry; Gene L Coon] -- A team of scientists create a superhuman android The Questor tapes book Questor. He goes on a. The primary reason I rated The Questor Tapes 4 stars is due to the deep, emotional bond between Dr.

Jerry Robinson (Mike Farrell), the engineer who built android Questor, and Questor (Robert Foxworth) himself. Questor has no explanation of his existence, and is driven to find his creator, Dr. Emile Vaslovik, with the help of Jerry Robinson and. THE QUESTOR TAPES tells the story of an android and a brilliant young engineer who are on a desperate quest to locate the android's long-missing inventor.

An allegory of humankind's own age-old desire to discover its origins and understand its place in the universe, the story has all the earmarks of STAR TREK creator Roddenberry's belief in 5/5(7). The Questor Tapes was originally conceived as a television series about an android with incomplete memory tapes who searches for his creator and his purpose.

The Hugo-nominated pilot aired on American television on Januand starred Mike Farrell (M*A*S*H) and Robert Foxworth. The Questor Tapes is a worthy effort from two people interested in peace and international cooperation. It avoids any real violence, takes a Gandhi.

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The main inventor Dr. Vaslovik is missing. Attempts to decipher his programming tapes destroyed part of them. Now the android (Questor) has to seek Vaslovik and find out why he was made. This book works well as a stand alone story; However if you saw the pilot the images will still be there as you read.

The Questor Tapes5/5(5). In this case, D.C. Fontana’s The Questor Tapes was a novelization of an unsold pilot for a proposed NBC television series to be called Questor, created by Gene Roddenberry (credited as Executive Consultant on the pilot). The pilot was broadcast on January 23rd, as a made-for-TV movie called The Questor Tapes.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Condition: Near fine. This copy of Questor Tapes, by D. Fontana, is a mass market paperback, published by Ballantine [#X,1st thus. TV tie-in. [Tiny bump at the bottom corner of the spine, textblock slightly discolored.].

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Free shipping for many products. The Questor Tapes is an American TV series in the planning stage. It is based on the television movie, The Questor Tapes, which was created in (and aired in January ) by Gene Roddenberry, who had hopes that the movie would serve as a pilot for a television series that "had the potential to be bigger than Star Trek.".

In fact, The Questor Tapes is an excellent bit of small-screen science fiction that is imaginative and thoughtful enough to compare kindly with its big-screen brethren. The script, penned by Roddenberry with Gene Coon, mixes heady concepts about the morality and dangers of artificial life with a tight plot that built on compelling mystery and Brand: Universal Mod.

The Questor Tapes was one of a series of television movies created by Gene Roddenberry during the 's, including Genesis II, Planet Earth, Strange New World, and Spectre, all of which were intended as pilots for prospective TV the end ofI took a look back at each of these classic sci-fi pilots and today's post finishes up the set (I'm.

>> reread the D.C. Fontana novelization of THE QUESTOR TAPES, I think of >> it as a book at least as much as a TV show. >> But it has another shot at being a TV show again.But repeated viewings of the material reveal little beyond the terrible facts of the crimes, and as the authorities comb through the madman's images, they find the tapes have had a disquieting effect on them.

Written and directed by John Erick Dowdle, The Poughkeepsie Tapes was screened in competition at the Tribeca Film : Shout Factory.The Questor Tapes is a ‘70s pilot devised by Gene Roddenberry as a basis for a potential weekly television series.

Made in-between the cancellation of Star Trek and its first motion picture, this would-be series followed Questor, an android who tries to seek out his creator. These days the pilot seems far more famous for influencing the character of Data in The Next Generation /5(55).