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(1984)

Plot Summary

  • Allen Bauer is rescued from drowning as a young boy off Cape Cod by a young mermaid. Years later, he returns to the same location, and once again manages to fall into the sea, and is rescued once more by the mermaid (Allen isn't sure what he has seen and what he has imagined). Using maps from a sunken ship, the mermaid decides to search for Allen in New York City, sprouting legs when her tail dries. On finding Allen, they fall in love, but she has a secret, which will no longer be a secret if she gets her legs wet.

    - Written by Rob Hartill
  • Alan Bauer nearly drowned as a child but has memories of being saved by a young mermaid. He manages his family's wholesale fruit and vegetable business and continues his search to find true love. Along with his feelings, Allen must also contend with his womanizing older brother Freddie, who takes love less seriously than his brother. When he is jilted as an adult and loses his wallet in the surf, the young mermaid tries to return it. They are soulmates who have been meant for each other, but Madison fears how he will react when he finds out she is not human.

    - Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>
  • A young man is reunited with a mermaid who saves him from drowning as a boy and falls in love not knowing who/what she is.

    - Written by Rob Hartill

Synopsis

While on a boat at Cape Cod in 1964 with his family, Allen Bauer sees something in the water and dives in...

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