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SeaQuest 2032 (1993–1996)
"SeaQuest DSV" (original title)

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In the early 21st century, mankind has colonized the oceans. The United Earth Oceans Organization enlists Captain Nathan Bridger and the submarine seaQuest DSV to keep the peace and explore the last frontier on Earth.

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
 Lucas Wolenczak / ... (57 episodes, 1993-1996)
 Commander Jonathan Ford (57 episodes, 1993-1996)
 Lt. j.g. Timothy O'Neill (57 episodes, 1993-1996)
 Captain Nathan Bridger (47 episodes, 1993-1995)
 Sensor Chief Miguel Ortiz (44 episodes, 1993-1995)
 Dagwood / ... (35 episodes, 1994-1996)
 Tony Piccolo / ... (34 episodes, 1994-1996)
Kathy Evison ...
 Helmswoman Lonnie Henderson / ... (34 episodes, 1994-1996)
 Lt. James Brody (28 episodes, 1994-1996)
 Special Vocal Effects (28 episodes, 1993-1995)
John D'Aquino ...
 Lt. Benjamin Krieg / ... (24 episodes, 1993-1995)
Stacy Haiduk ...
 Lt. Cmdr. Katherine Hitchcock (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
 Chief Manilow Crocker (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
 Dr. Kristin Westphalen (23 episodes, 1993-1994)


By the mid-21st Century, humankind has colonized the oceans and formed the UEO--the United Earth Oceans--as a military organization to police it. Formerly a high-ranking member of the UEO, Nathan Bridger retired after the death of his wife, and retreated to an isolated island to study dolphins. An attempt is made to hijack the Seaquest DSV, the UEO's most powerful undersea vessel, and Nathan--its original designer--is convinced to return to active service, to assume command of it. His second in command is Cmdr. Jonathan Ford. In second season, the DSV added Dagwood, a prototype GELF (Genetically Engineered Life Form), Tony Piccolo, a man with surgically implanted gills, and Dr. Wendy Smith, a telepath/empath, to its crew of specialists. The series has New Age leanings, often presenting stories that deal with environmental issues or mix myth and mysticism--from ghosts to "gods"--into its science fiction. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Beneath the surface lies the future.


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Release Date:

12 September 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

SeaQuest 2032  »

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$1,300,000 (estimated)

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Did You Know?


When guest star William Shatner appears on a viewscreen, the ID code at the bottom reads "JTK NCC1701". This stands for "James T. Kirk", Shatner's character on Star Trek (1966) and the registry number of the U.S.S. Enterprise, Kirk's ship. See more »


Admiral Noyce: Captain Bridger must have a good reason for his actions.
Dr. Raleigh Young: He certainly does - he's lost his mind.
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Crazy Credits

Brief profiles of sea-life conservation programs and efforts were shown during the closing credits of the first two seasons. 'Bob Ballard (I)' , the show's scientific advisor, narrated the first season segments; during the second year, cast members did the narration. See more »


Spoofed in Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge (2001) See more »


Soundtrack Available on Varèse Sarabande
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Will they ever learn?
4 August 2006 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

It's always the same thing. No matter how good or bad a show is, the ratings alone decide it's faith. With good ratings a show is renewed every season and nobody will make changes to it's format. With bad ratings a show is canceled after (or during) it's first season.

But what if the ratings are not good enough to have the show renewed for another season, but not bad enough to have the show canceled either. Then they always make a second season that is so different from the first one that the few fans it had will stop watching and no new viewers will tune in. Will they ever learn it's better to cancel a show than to dramatically change it? Changing it will only make you lose the audience it has. It will not bring in new viewers! And that is what happened to SeaQuest DSV. It was a great show in the beginning. But the changes they made to the format didn't just scare the few fans it had away, it even scared it's lead (Roy Scheider) away!

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