Mark Hamill's Pop Culture Quest

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  • TV-14
  • 2016
  • 1 Season
  • 9.0  (121)

Mark Hamill's Pop Culture Quest is a television series that premiered on the Comic-Con HQ network in 2016, and aired until 2017. The show is hosted by renowned actor and voice artist Mark Hamill, who is most famous for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars franchise. Hamill is also an avid collector of pop culture memorabilia, and the show explores his personal collection, as well as other notable collections of pop culture enthusiasts.

Each episode of the show features Hamill discussing a particular aspect of pop culture, such as comic books, toys, or movie props. He also interviews various collectors and experts in the field, including Dan Milano and Gene Lewin. Milano is an American writer, performer, and voice actor who co-created the animated television series Robot Chicken, while Lewin is an expert in the field of Japanese toys and collectibles.

One of the most notable aspects of the show is its focus on the collectors themselves. Hamill interviews people from all walks of life who have amassed impressive collections of pop culture memorabilia, and the show often delves into the stories behind these collections. Viewers get a glimpse into the passions and motivations of these collectors, and how their love for pop culture has influenced their lives.

Throughout the series, Hamill takes viewers on journeys to various locations where he can find rare and unique pieces for his own collection, as well as to share with his guests. He travels to Comic-Con events across the United States and meets with other collectors at their own homes or at conventions. The show also features discussions on the history of certain franchises and figures in pop culture, such as Star Wars and Batman.

One of the standout episodes of the show features Hamill visiting the offices of Lucasfilm, where he delves into the archives and finds previously unseen Star Wars props. This episode also includes interviews with various people who have been involved with the Star Wars franchise over the years, providing an insight into the creative process behind the films.

Another highlight of the series is the episode where Hamill goes to Japan to explore the world of anime and collectibles. He meets with collectors who have amassed impressive collections of Japanese toys and figurines, and goes to various stores to find rare pieces for his own collection. The episode provides a fascinating insight into the world of Japanese pop culture and the passion it inspires in collectors.

Mark Hamill's Pop Culture Quest is a show that will appeal to anyone who loves pop culture, from comic books to movies to toys. Hamill's passion for the subject is infectious, and his enthusiasm for meeting with collectors and exploring their collections is a joy to watch. The show also provides an insight into the history of certain franchises, and the culture that surrounds them, which is sure to appeal to die-hard fans.

Overall, Mark Hamill's Pop Culture Quest is a must-watch for anyone who loves pop culture and the thrill of the hunt for rare and unique collectibles. The show is informative, entertaining, and inspiring, and is sure to leave viewers itching to start their own collections.

Mark Hamill's Pop Culture Quest is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on November 15, 2016.

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Concept to Creation
10. Concept to Creation
January 24, 2017
Mark meets with DreamWorks Animation's Chief Creative of Global Franchise Group, Rick Rekedal, and high-end statue creators at Gentle Giant to learn more about the journey toys take to reach our mantels.
Raider of the Lost Props
9. Raider of the Lost Props
January 17, 2017
Mark meets collector Brandon Alinger who took boots-on-ground collecting to the next level when he convinced his family to travel to Tunisia, Africa in search of movie props.
Geared for Hollywood
8. Geared for Hollywood
January 10, 2017
Movie cars can be as iconic as the heroes they transport, but to collect them takes a museum. Join Mark as he explores the Hollywood collection at the Petersen Auto Museum.
Collectable Legends
7. Collectable Legends
January 3, 2017
Some collectibles are shrouded in rumors and mystery. Join Mark as he explores the story behind one of the most notorious Star Wars figures ever, the Rocket Firing Boba Fett.
Kicks Collector
6. Kicks Collector
December 20, 2016
When the Guinness Book of Records gets involved, you know it's serious. Mark Hamill meets Jordy Gellar, curator of one of the largest Nike collections ever assembled and creator of the world's first Shoezeum.
Prop Master
5. Prop Master
December 13, 2016
One of the greatest collections of Hollywood film props ever amassed resides in the quiet suburbs of the San Fernando Valley. Mark takes a rare look inside the home of world famous collector, Bob Burns.
Pinball Wizard
4. Pinball Wizard
December 6, 2016
How do you collect something the size of a pinball machine? Mark visits collector Gene Lewin, owner of the Vintage Arcade Superstore, to find out.
A Model Universe
3. A Model Universe
November 29, 2016
Jeff Bond's garage holds thousands of handmade spaceship models, and he even played Dr. McCoy in a fan made Star Trek series. So Mark sets him up with a visit to the most iconic spaceship model of them all, the Nostromo.
Monsters vs Robots
2. Monsters vs Robots
November 22, 2016
Mark's affinity for Godzilla leads him to collector Scott Zillner whose home is filled with thousands of monsters and robots and whose passion transcended his home and led to the creation of Power Morphicon.
Joker's Favor
1. Joker's Favor
November 15, 2016
The DC headquarters is home to one of the greatest collections of comic book memorabilia and one of the most celebrated artists in the game, Jim Lee. The co-publisher and Mark trade favors and end up with their very own pieces of pop culture history.
Where to Watch Mark Hamill's Pop Culture Quest
Mark Hamill's Pop Culture Quest is available for streaming on the Comic-Con HQ website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Mark Hamill's Pop Culture Quest on demand at Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    November 15, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    9.0  (121)