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


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Complete series cast summary:
 Adm. Harriman Nelson / ... (110 episodes, 1964-1968)
 Captain Crane / ... (110 episodes, 1964-1968)
 Chip Morton / ... (109 episodes, 1964-1968)
Del Monroe ...
 Kowalski / ... (98 episodes, 1964-1968)
 Chief Francis Ethelbert Sharkey / ... (71 episodes, 1965-1968)
Paul Trinka ...
 Patterson / ... (58 episodes, 1964-1968)


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 <>

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Release Date:

14 September 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Viaje al fondo del mar  »

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The series was satirized as "Voyage to See What's on the Bottom" by artist Mort Drucker and writer Dick De Bartolo in the March 1966 issue of "Mad" #101. See more »


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 American Dreams: High Hopes (2003) See more »

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Still a fun show for a lazy afternoon!
23 August 2003 | by (Mouse Town, USA) – See all my reviews

This was my favorite TV series, growing up in the 1960's. And it still is a fun show for a lazy afternoon, or late at night. Richard Basehart, as Admiral Nelson, was (and still is) like an uncle or grandfather to me. He always knew just what to do in any emergency, and his subtle sense of humor really makes him very likable too. David Hedison, playing Captain Lee Crane, was the person I wanted to be someday. And the relationship between Captain Crane and Admiral Nelson is almost like a father and son - some tension now and then, but they always respect each other in the end. Of course, the real stars of this TV series are the Seaview and the Flying Sub. Even today, many fans of the show collect and build model kits of these two amazingly cool submarines. No matter how silly some of the series plots and monsters look today, the Seaview and Flying Sub are still two of the best designed vehicles in the history of science fiction television. For this alone, Irwin Allen will always have my most heartfelt thanks and appreciation. Hopefully someone will attempt a new feature film of 'Voyage' someday, as was done with 'Lost In Space' in the late 90's.

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