The series consisted of 26 episodes of 5 minutes duration. It was filmed using stop-motion with origami figures and was written and directed by Francesco Misseri with music by Piero Barbetti. Quaq Quao was produced by L + H Films in 1978. It was first broadcast in Italy in 1980 
The show's theme tune was used in Rompeprop's song "Quack Quack".