Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964–1968)

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

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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 Adm. Harriman Nelson / ... (110 episodes, 1964-1968)
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 Captain Crane / ... (110 episodes, 1964-1968)
Robert Dowdell ...
 Chip Morton / ... (109 episodes, 1964-1968)
Del Monroe ...
 Kowalski / ... (98 episodes, 1964-1968)
Terry Becker ...
 Chief Francis Ethelbert Sharkey / ... (71 episodes, 1965-1968)
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 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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This is the longest-running of all Irwin Allen-produced science fiction series. It ran for four seasons, from 1964 to 1968. See more »

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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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8 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was great stuff for the time. I remember that my family rarely missed this show! Richard Basehart as Adm. Harriman Nelson and David Hedison as Capt. Lee Crane were always searching for new undersea discoveries. These, of course, very often led to adventure and drama. We never knew when the Seaview was on her last voyage. There were often giant undersea monsters to deal with. And, of course, even though they haven't been spotted by man in all of written history, they were THE biggest danger of our time. They obviously had to be dealt with, now didn't they? By today's standards, the special effects were quite laughable but for their day, they did their job. I recall some of these shows even today, decades later.


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