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>
This is the longest-running of all Irwin Allen-produced science fiction series. It ran for four seasons, from 1964 to 1968. See more »
A man learns a great deal sitting on top of an armed nuclear bomb for twenty-four hours.
I can think of a number of important people in this world of ours who would profit enormously from the experience.
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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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