Stingray (1964–1965)

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Gerry Anderson's third SF supermarionation saga told the adventures of the WASPs (the World Aquanaut Security Patrol) as they explored the oceans and kept the world safe from a variety of ... See full summary »

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Don Mason ...
 Captain Troy Tempest / ... (39 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Lieutenant George Lee Sheridan / ... (39 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Commander Sam Shore / ... (39 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Lieutenant Atlanta Shore / ... (39 episodes, 1964-1965)
David Graham ...
 Marineville Tracking Station / ... (38 episodes, 1964-1965)
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Gerry Anderson's third SF supermarionation saga told the adventures of the WASPs (the World Aquanaut Security Patrol) as they explored the oceans and kept the world safe from a variety of perils. The WASP's main weapon was Stingray, a super-sub under the command of Troy Tempest. Troy's copilot was Phones, and they were often joined on missions by Marina, a princess of the undersea kingdom of Pacifica. Marina could breathe under water, but was unable to speak. In charge of the WASPs was gruff Commander Shore, whose daughter Atlanta was both a member of his staff and Marina's rival for Troy's affection. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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The puppet for Atlanta was modeled after voice actress Lois Maxwell. Not listed in the IMDb cast listing, for good reason, is the character of Marina. This is because the character is a silent mermaid who is Troy's love interest. Marina was one of the first and only mute characters ever portrayed in a puppet/animated series. See more »

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The fishing line was used to pull Stingray out of the water is visible in the opening titles. See more »

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Stingray
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Exciting Underwater Show
18 June 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

I liked Stingray a lot. It was a great Gerry Anderson show right up there with Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet.

It was quite a depressing show in a way. I don't know what it is but I find anything set underwater depressing. The bottom of the ocean doesn't look like a nice place even in real life. It was quite a gloomy show. I suppose the evil villain called Titan added to the gloom.

However, just when things were getting too gloomy Troy Tempest and Phones (and the beautiful Marina) went into action in Stingray to combat Titan and his evil plans. This show was a 25 minute show which was just the right length to set up a story and action.

I may be crazy saying this but as a child I found Atlanta and Marina extremely beautiful which probably added to my enjoyment of the show.


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