Diver Dan (1961– )

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Dan explores a magical undersea world "peopled" by talking fish and ruled by a beautiful and wise mermaid. Much of the drama is fueled by the nefarious Baron Barracuda and his henchfish ... See full summary »

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Allen Swift ...
 Baron Barracuda / ... (21 episodes, 1961)
Frank Freda ...
 Diver Dan (21 episodes, 1961)
Suzanne Turner ...
 Miss Minerva the Mermaid / ... (20 episodes, 1961)
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Dan explores a magical undersea world "peopled" by talking fish and ruled by a beautiful and wise mermaid. Much of the drama is fueled by the nefarious Baron Barracuda and his henchfish Trigger who, "dripping" with evil intent, scheme to eliminate Dan and destroy the peace and serenity of the inhabitants. Written by Brian Kellman <diverdan7@aol.com>

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The only fish used in the fish tanks were goldfish, because they were the only species available that would swim at different levels in the tank. See more »

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Opening theme: Below in the deep there's adventure and danger; / That's where you'll find Diver Dan! / The sights that he sees are surprising and stranger / Than ever you'll see on the land!
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Referenced in Problem Child (1990) See more »

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Diver Dan Theme
Lyrics by Leon Rhodes
Music by Jack Sky
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Fun little series.
24 September 2004 | by (West Hollywood, CA) – See all my reviews

Always wondered what ever happened to the film or video elements to this fun little series. Loved it as a kid. I used to view it on our local NY network on Channel 5. As simple as it was looking back, it was a very put together series and had good story lines. Hopefully someone out there or the original producers of the series will someday revive it and air it again, maybe Nickelodeon or Disney Channel. I remember the great titles and theme song with visuals of the ocean crashing on a rocky shore. Anyway I have fond memories of the series. It was produced at a time when television was still in its infancy, and children's programming wasn't the main priority for the networks, national or local for that matter. With that being said, it reflected the positive attitude being conveyed to children on television at that time as opposed to what is being produced today. The show did not promote negative exploitation to children.


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