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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 Admiral 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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Actor 'James Doohan (I)' was offered the part of Chief Sharkey but turned it down because that same week he was offered and accepted the role of Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott of the Starship Enterprise on the original Star Trek (1966) series, for which he became famous. 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 Mystery Science Theater 3000: Stranded in Space (1991) 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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