The submarine Seaview is commissioned to investigate the mysteries of the seas. Usually it finds more problems than answers...

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 Adm. Harriman Nelson / ... (110 episodes, 1964-1968)
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 Captain Crane / ... (110 episodes, 1964-1968)
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 Chip Morton / ... (109 episodes, 1964-1968)
Del Monroe ...
 Kowalski / ... (98 episodes, 1964-1968)
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 Chief Francis Ethelbert Sharkey / ... (71 episodes, 1965-1968)
Paul Trinka ...
 Patterson / ... (58 episodes, 1964-1968)
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Voyage chronicled the adventures of the world's first privately owned nuclear submarine, the SSRN Seaview. Designed by Admiral Harriman Nelson, she was a tool of oceanographic research for the Nelson Institute of Marine Research. Though the show is known for its "monster" episodes, many plots were veiled commentaries of what was happening in the news. Such plotlines as nuclear doomsday, pollution of natural resources, foreign threat, and theft of American technology are all still relevant today. Written by Linda Adams <Garridon@aol.com>

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14 September 1964 (USA)  »

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Viaje al fondo del mar  »

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(110 episodes)

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The Seaview had a sister sub called the Polydor that was destroyed in the second episode. See more »

Quotes

Captain Crane: [after watching a flying saucer depart] We can expect to see it again someday. I hope they'll remember they were treated as friends.
Admiral Nelson: They'll remember all right. I wonder if we will.
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Referenced in Attack of the 50 Foot Monster Mania (1999) See more »

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Enjoyable Sci fi series
4 October 2004 | by (Derby, England) – See all my reviews

I watched Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea on TV when Channel 4 screened it on Sunday afternoons in the early 1990's.

The first series was black and white and the remaining episodes were in colour. It is about the Seaview nuclear powered submarine and each episode had a different story, including aliens, monsters and espionage.

The series starred Richard Basehart and David Hedison and was directed by the great Irwin Allen. The flying sub used in this series was to appear in Allen's 1971 movie City Beneath the Sea.

It would be nice to see this series again and for it to be released on Video/DVD.


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