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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 Admiral 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)
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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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During the 1965 season of the series actress Susan Flannery was considered for a recurring role as Admiral Nelson's secretary, serving both as an on-shore ally to the adventures, and as occasional romantic interest for Capt. Crane. The plans were dropped after demographics showed the series was more popular with children than adults. See more »

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Admiral Nelson: [after hearing of the death of a rather unpleasant person] I wish I could say that I was sorry. But I'm not.
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Pure Entertainment!
8 June 2000 | by (Chapel Hill,North Carolina) – See all my reviews

During my days as a child,the most entertaining show that Irwin Allen ever produced was "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea". It was a Sunday night staple during it run on ABC from 1964-1968. Each week,the nuclear submarine "the seaview" runs into huge sea creatures and prehistoric monsters, menacing aliens from other worlds,villains who would take over the ship and tried to destroy it,and have it out with whatever was out there in the mysterious vasts of the deep. Richard Basehart was brilliant as Admiral Nelson and David Hedison was very good as Captain Crane. However,it did have some incredible special effects during its day,making it one of the top ten shows during its initial run. Catch some of the episodes(if they're available on some local cable channel) if you can.


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