In 1959, she starred in an unsold pilot for a proposed anthology series called, "The Esther Williams Show".
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[in 2003] I was just a swimmer who got lucky.
Aquatic filming had its dangers according to Esther. She once broke three neck vertebrae in a dive; suffered several broken eardrums over the years; nearly drowned once when she couldn't find an underwater trapdoor exit; was almost mutilated by an out-of-control outrigger; and was nearly overcome by waves created by a camera boat that came within inches of her water skis while shooting (pregnant)...
Being an acclaimed swimming champion, her films usually had elaborate dance sequences involving swimming.