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1
Release Date:
4 March 1977 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The adventures of a man with amphibious abilities. Full summary »
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Fun for it's time, it's an interesting, live action take on.. See more (15 total) »

Cast

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Patrick Duffy ... Mark Harris (17 episodes, 1977-1978)

Alan Fudge ... C.W. Crawford (16 episodes, 1977-1978)

Belinda Montgomery ... Dr. Elizabeth Merrill (15 episodes, 1977-1978)
Anson Downes ... Airlock Officer (15 episodes, 1977-1978)
Jean Marie Hon ... Jane (9 episodes, 1977-1978)
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Series Directed by
David Moessinger (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Virgil W. Vogel (2 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Writing credits
Larry Alexander (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Luther Murdoch (3 episodes, 1977)
Michael I. Wagner (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Stephen Kandel (2 episodes, 1977)

Series Produced by
Robert H. Justman .... producer (1 episode, 1977)
Herbert F. Solow .... executive producer (1 episode, 1977)

Herman Miller .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Fred Karlin (1 episode, 1977)
 
Series Cinematography by
William Cronjager (1 episode, 1977)
 
Series Film Editing by
Dann Cahn (1 episode, 1977)
John Farrell (1 episode, 1977)
Gary Griffin (1 episode, 1977)
 
Series Casting by
Ruth Conforte (1 episode, 1977)
 
Series Art Direction by
J. Smith Poplin (1 episode, 1977)
 
Series Makeup Department
Donald Cash Jr. .... makeup artist (1 episode, 1977)
Susan Germaine .... hair stylist (1 episode, 1977)
 
Series Production Management
Kevin Donnelly .... unit production manager (1 episode, 1977)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Steve Siporin .... second assistant director (8 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Art Department
Bob McLing .... property master (16 episodes, 1977-1978)

Stan Cockerell .... assistant property master (unknown episodes)
Sal Sommatino .... property master (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Ken Dufva .... foley artist (17 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Special Effects by
Wayne Rose .... special effects (16 episodes, 1977-1978)
Tom Fisher .... special effects (2 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Pete Kleinow .... photographic effects (17 episodes, 1977-1978)
Harry Walton .... photographic effects (17 episodes, 1977-1978)
Gene Warren .... photographic effects (17 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Stunts
Anne Senelly Kyle .... stunt performer (17 episodes, 1977-1978)
Marneen Fields .... stunt performer / stunt performer: swimmer / ... (5 episodes, 1977-1978)
Larry Holt .... stunts (3 episodes, 1977)
Wayne Baker .... stunt double: "Thark" / stunt double: Jomo-Helmsman (2 episodes, 1977)
Brian J. Williams .... stunt performer / stunt double: Joshua Bryant (2 episodes, 1977)

Hubie Kerns Jr. .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Gene LeBell .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Tom Morga .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Ron Anderson .... best boy (17 episodes, 1977-1978)
Earl C. Williman .... lamp operator (17 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Editorial Department
Daniel T. Cahn .... apprentice editor (4 episodes, 1977)
 

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Runtime:
60 min (17 episodes)
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Trivia:
Patrick Duffy didn't own a swimsuit when he auditioned for the show; he had to audition in his one unripped pair of Fruit of the Loom briefs.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Support wires are visible above the submarine Cetacean depending on the angle of view. Also, when the sub surfaces or submerges in the ship's home base, rising bubbles and surface waves reveal the actual size of the supposedly huge vessel.See more »

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6 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Fun for it's time, it's an interesting, live action take on.., 26 July 2001
Author: ColemanDerrick from Decatur, Georgia

The Man From Atlantis was a decent show for the 1970s. And as I allude to in the summary, it is curiously similar to The Sub-Mariner. I really don't know if Marvel Comics had anything to do with this, but the project just smells of the half-hearted, live action tv takes of Marvel heroes televised during the time. Like Spider-Man, The Hulk, and Captain America movies, when you see the Man From Atlantis, you will think it is a more romantic, benevolent version of Prince Namor. The initial pilot was good, and the series could have been better. It failed because there were no challenging super villains for Mark to fight. In my opinion, if you are going to do a television series about a merman, go the superhero route, complete with colorful monsters and villains, or don't try it at all.

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