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Seasons:
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Release Date:
12 September 1993 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Beneath the surface lies the future.
Plot:
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. Full summary »
Awards:
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 5 nominations See more »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 14 of 96)

Jonathan Brandis ... Lucas Wolenczak / ... (57 episodes, 1993-1996)

Don Franklin ... Commander Jonathan Ford (57 episodes, 1993-1996)

Ted Raimi ... Lt. j.g. Timothy O'Neill (57 episodes, 1993-1996)

Roy Scheider ... Captain Nathan Bridger (47 episodes, 1993-1995)

Marco Sanchez ... Sensor Chief Miguel Ortiz (44 episodes, 1993-1995)

Peter DeLuise ... Dagwood / ... (35 episodes, 1994-1996)

Michael DeLuise ... Tony Piccolo / ... (34 episodes, 1994-1996)
Kathy Evison ... Helmswoman Lonnie Henderson / ... (34 episodes, 1994-1996)

Edward Kerr ... Lt. James Brody (28 episodes, 1994-1996)

Frank Welker ... 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)

Royce D. Applegate ... Chief Manilow Crocker (23 episodes, 1993-1994)

Stephanie Beacham ... Dr. Kristin Westphalen (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
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Series Directed by
Anson Williams (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Bryan Spicer (6 episodes, 1993-1994)
Les Sheldon (5 episodes, 1993-1994)
Jesús Salvador Treviño (5 episodes, 1994-1996)
Oscar L. Costo (5 episodes, 1995)
Bruce Seth Green (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Bill L. Norton (2 episodes, 1993)
Burt Brinckerhoff (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
David J. Burke (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Steven Robman (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
John T. Kretchmer (2 episodes, 1994)
Robert Wiemer (2 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Writing credits
Rockne S. O'Bannon (24 episodes, 1993-1995)
Carleton Eastlake (8 episodes, 1994-1996)
David J. Burke (7 episodes, 1993-1995)
Patrick Hasburgh (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Clifton Campbell (6 episodes, 1994-1996)
David Kemper (5 episodes, 1993-1994)
Kerry Lenhart (4 episodes, 1993-1994)
John J. Sakmar (4 episodes, 1993-1994)
Lawrence Hertzog (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Javier Grillo-Marxuach (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Lee Goldberg (3 episodes, 1995)
William Rabkin (3 episodes, 1995)
Hans Tobeason (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Robert Engels (2 episodes, 1994)
Naren Shankar (2 episodes, 1995)

Jonathan Falla (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Steven Spielberg .... executive producer (44 episodes, 1993-1995)
David J. Burke .... executive producer (38 episodes, 1993-1995)
Clifton Campbell .... executive producer / supervising producer / ... (34 episodes, 1993-1996)
Patrick Hasburgh .... executive producer (34 episodes, 1994-1996)
Philip Carr Neel .... co-producer / associate producer (33 episodes, 1993-1996)
Carleton Eastlake .... supervising producer / co-executive producer / ... (30 episodes, 1994-1996)
Lindsley Parsons III .... coordinating producer (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
Oscar L. Costo .... producer (21 episodes, 1994-1995)
Lawrence Hertzog .... supervising producer (21 episodes, 1994-1995)
Peter Mavromates .... associate producer (16 episodes, 1995-1996)
Les Sheldon .... consulting producer / supervising producer (13 episodes, 1993-1995)
Steve Beers .... producer (9 episodes, 1995-1996)
Lee Goldberg .... supervising producer (9 episodes, 1995-1996)
William Rabkin .... supervising producer (9 episodes, 1995-1996)
Harker Wade .... co-producer (9 episodes, 1995-1996)
David Kemper .... co-producer / producer (5 episodes, 1993)
Kerry Lenhart .... supervising producer (5 episodes, 1993)
John J. Sakmar .... supervising producer (5 episodes, 1993)
Gregg Fienberg .... producer (4 episodes, 1993)
Tommy Thompson .... executive producer (2 episodes, 1993)
Hans Tobeason .... supervising producer (2 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Original Music by
Russ Landau (24 episodes, 1994-1996)
Don Davis (9 episodes, 1994-1995)
John Debney (5 episodes, 1993-1994)
 
Series Cinematography by
Kenneth Zunder (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
Stephen McNutt (21 episodes, 1994-1995)
Geoffrey Schaaf (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
 
Series Film Editing by
Jimmy Giritlian (10 episodes, 1993-1996)
Casey O. Rohrs (9 episodes, 1994-1995)
Roger Bondelli (6 episodes, 1993-1994)
Troy Takaki (5 episodes, 1995)
Tanya M. Swerling (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Douglas Ibold (3 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Casting by
Vicki Huff (21 episodes, 1993-1995)
Dava Waite (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Elaine J. Huzzar (2 episodes, 1993)
Johanna Ray (2 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Production Design by
Vaughan Edwards (19 episodes, 1993-1995)
Okowita (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Richard B. Lewis (3 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Art Direction by
Richard Fojo (21 episodes, 1994-1995)
James Lima (3 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Cindy Coburn (21 episodes, 1994-1995)
Brenda Meyers-Ballard (20 episodes, 1993-1994)
Carol Bayne Kelley (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Leslie McCarthy-Frankenheimer (3 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Costume Design by
Ingrid Price (12 episodes, 1994-1995)
Emae Villalobos (10 episodes, 1993-1995)
Andrea Ayre Mol (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Michael T. Boyd (2 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Makeup Department
Erin Koplow .... makeup artist (36 episodes, 1993-1996)
Lee Grimes .... makeup artist (33 episodes, 1993-1996)
Gary Walker .... key hair stylist (28 episodes, 1994-1996)
Louis Lazzara .... key makeup artist (24 episodes, 1993-1995)
Julie Hill-Parker .... makeup artist (22 episodes, 1993-1994)
Denise Paulson .... makeup artist (21 episodes, 1993-1994)
Mary Ann Valdes .... hair stylist / assistant hair stylist (8 episodes, 1993-1994)
Mary Ellen James .... key makeup artist / assistant makeup artist (8 episodes, 1994-1996)
Colleen LaBaff .... key hair stylist (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
Carol Pershing .... key hair stylist (2 episodes, 1993)

Tony Gardner .... special makeup effects artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Peter Mavromates .... post-production supervisor (35 episodes, 1993-1995)
Oscar L. Costo .... production manager (21 episodes, 1994-1995)
George Lakes .... production supervisor (21 episodes, 1994-1995)
Janie Thompson .... post-production supervisor (9 episodes, 1992-1995)
Harker Wade .... production manager (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Philip David Segal .... executive in charge of production (5 episodes, 1993-1994)
Lindsley Parsons III .... production manager (3 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Finn .... second assistant director / first assistant director (34 episodes, 1994-1996)
Kimberly Law .... second second assistant director (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
Paul Sirmons .... first assistant director (15 episodes, 1994-1996)
Frank Falvey .... first assistant director (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
Frank Davis .... second assistant director / first assistant director (5 episodes, 1993-1994)
James Dillon .... first assistant director (5 episodes, 1995-1996)
Brian Sofsky .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1994)
John T. Kretchmer .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1993)
Kurt Kulhanek .... second assistant director / second second assistant director (2 episodes, 1994-1995)

Gary Rogers .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Matthew T. Weiner .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Jeffrey Scott Taylor .... leadman / set dressing leadman (57 episodes, 1993-1996)
John Harrington .... assistant property master (56 episodes, 1993-1996)
Joan Bernier .... scenic (51 episodes, 1993-1995)
John Eaves .... storyboard artist (36 episodes, 1993-1996)
Michael Metzel .... construction coordinator (34 episodes, 1994-1996)
Kevin D Sturgill .... assistant property master / set dresser (24 episodes, 1995-1996)
Ricardo F. Delgado .... storyboard artist (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
Andrew T. Grant .... property master (21 episodes, 1994-1995)
Mark Simon .... storyboard artist (21 episodes, 1994-1995)
Stephen I. Erdberg .... assistant property master (15 episodes, 1994-1996)
William D. McLane .... assistant property master (14 episodes, 1995-1996)
Dawn Brown .... art department assistant (8 episodes, 1993-1994)
Kurt Thoresen .... property master / property master: inside (8 episodes, 1994-1996)
Michael Hendrick .... set dresser (7 episodes, 1993-1994)
Ian Scheibel .... property master (3 episodes, 1993)
Jo Brown .... head scenic / lead scenic (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
James Harris .... foreman / general foreman (2 episodes, 1993-1994)

Mike Brooks .... propmaker (unknown episodes)
Karl J. Martin .... set designer (unknown episodes)
Randal Woodward .... stand-by painter (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Troy Porter .... foley mixer (37 episodes, 1993-1996)
Jeffrey Kaplan .... sound designer / sound effects editor (32 episodes, 1993-1995)
Robb Navrides .... sound editor (25 episodes, 1993-1995)
John S. Orr .... supervising sound editor (24 episodes, 1993-1995)
Andrew Spencer Dawson .... adr supervisor / dialogue editor / ... (24 episodes, 1993-1994)
Douglas Shamburger .... second boom operator (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
Henri Lopez .... sound mixer (21 episodes, 1994-1995)
Ron S. Herbes .... first assistant sound editor (16 episodes, 1993-1994)
Peter Reale .... sound re-recording mixer (15 episodes, 1994-1996)
Charles Bruce .... sound editor (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
Thomas E. Allen .... sound mixer (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Joseph A. Johnston .... supervising sound editor (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Eric A. Norris .... supervising sound editor (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Will Yarbrough .... sound mixer (3 episodes, 1993)
Rich Cusano .... sound effects editor (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Daniel J. Leahy .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes, 1993-1994)

Skip Adams .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
John Asman .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Gary Raymond .... sound utility (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Dennis Yeager II .... special effects technician (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
Kevin Harris .... special effects / special effects supervisor (21 episodes, 1994-1995)
Bruce E. Merlin .... special effects coordinator / special effects (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
Joss Geiduschek .... special effects (3 episodes, 1993)

William Butler .... special effects coordinator: underwater suits (unknown episodes)
Brian Sipe .... creature and makeup effects technician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Bruce Hall .... CGI senior animator / cg artist / ... (36 episodes, 1993-1995)
Fred Tepper .... senior animator / CGI senior animator (34 episodes, 1994-1996)
Glen David Miller .... digital effects artist (33 episodes, 1993-1996)
John F.K. Parenteau .... CGI effects supervisor / cgi effects supervisor / ... (29 episodes, 1993-1996)
Tony Stutterheim .... CGI effects supervisor / cgi effects supervisor / ... (29 episodes, 1993-1996)
Eileen O'Connor .... CGI coordinator / CGI effects coordinator / ... (3 episodes, 1993-1996)
James Lima .... CGI effects supervisor (3 episodes, 1993)
Nancy Shumovich .... CGI supervisor (2 episodes, 1993-1994)

Rob Bonchune .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
Chris Del Conte .... visual effects coordinator: onset playback (unknown episodes)
Karl J. Martin .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
Scott Milne .... visual effects (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Cort Hessler .... stunt double / stunts (35 episodes, 1993-1996)
Lex D. Geddings .... stunt actor (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
Nick Brandon .... stunts (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
Tommy Mack Turvey .... stunts (11 episodes, 1993-1995)
Brian J. Williams .... stunt double: Roy Scheider / stunt double: David Marciano / ... (7 episodes, 1993-1994)
John Zimmerman .... stunts / stunt performer / ... (7 episodes, 1994-1996)
Glenn R. Wilder .... stunt coordinator (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
John Evanko .... stunts (5 episodes, 1995-1996)
Bryan Hanna .... scuba diver (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Keith Meriweather .... stunts (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Kokoa Woodget Aubert .... utility stunts (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Jay Amor .... stunts (4 episodes, 1995-1996)
Jodi Lyn Brockton .... stunts (3 episodes, 1993)
Jim O'Rear .... stunts (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Mitchell Dean .... utility stunts (3 episodes, 1995-1996)
Jimmy N. Roberts .... stunt double / stunt performer (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Mike Washlake .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 1993)
Anderson Martin .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 1995-1996)

Tom Akos .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Kevin Ball .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Andy Gill .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Steve Hart .... stunts (unknown episodes)
David Jolin .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Hubie Kerns Jr. .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Barbara Anne Klein .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Larry A. Lee .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Mike Massa .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Thomas J. McTague .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Larry Nicholas .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Felipe Savahge .... utility stunts (unknown episodes)
Gar Stephen .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Jimmy Waitman .... utility stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Dennis Parker .... video assist (57 episodes, 1993-1996)
Craig W. Richards .... rigging gaffer (34 episodes, 1994-1996)
Robert Kositchek .... director of photography: second unit (31 episodes, 1993-1994)
Andy Clapp .... gaffer / electrical gaffer (29 episodes, 1993-1996)
Ben Betts .... video engineer (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
Edward C. Peters .... dolly grip (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
Joseph T. Terranova .... best boy / best boy electric (21 episodes, 1993-1994)
Ben Kanegson .... grip / best boy grip (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
Mike McGowan .... second assistant camera: second unit (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
Frank Miller .... camera operator (7 episodes, 1994-1996)
Barry Ryan .... key grip (6 episodes, 1995-1996)
Walt Fraser .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1993)
Tim Metivier .... second assistant camera (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Hugh O'Neill .... video playback supervisor (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Larry Markart .... video/computer playback (2 episodes, 1994)
Jerry Bertolami .... dolly grip (1 episode, 1994-1995)

Michael Noles .... video engineer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Animation Department
Fred Tepper .... senior animator / animator (23 episodes, 1993-1994)

Lee Shapiro .... animation intern (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Melvin Johnson .... casting: Orlando (28 episodes, 1994-1996)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Stanley Moore .... costume supervisor (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
Marie Boller .... costumer (11 episodes, 1994)
Barnaby Smith .... costume supervisor (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Emae Villalobos .... costume supervisor (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
 
Series Editorial Department
Martin C. Heselov .... assistant editor (1 episode, 1993)
Cara Howe .... post-production assistant (1 episode, 1993)
Evelyn Purwins .... assistant editor (1 episode, 1993)
Janie Thompson .... post-production coordinator (1 episode, 1993)
Gaston Santiso .... assistant editor (1 episode, 1994)
Tanya M. Swerling .... assistant editor (1 episode, 1994)
Sarah Johnstone .... post-production coordinator (1 episode, 1996)

Lance Anderson .... post-production assistant (unknown episodes, 1993)
Bruce Gorman .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Eric Johannessen .... colorist (unknown episodes)
Todd Ludy .... post-production assistant (unknown episodes)
Jim Thomson .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
John Debney .... composer: theme music (21 episodes, 1994-1995)
Carl Swartz .... music editor (20 episodes, 1994-1995)
Peter Davison .... orchestrator (11 episodes, 1994)
Douglas M. Lackey .... music editor (8 episodes, 1995-1996)
Lori L. Eschler .... music editor (3 episodes, 1993)

Frank Bennett .... orchestrator (unknown episodes)
Russ Landau .... composer: new title theme (unknown episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
Doug Wilson .... transportation captain / transportation co-captain (24 episodes, 1993-1994)
Gina August .... driver (7 episodes, 1993-1994)
Manuel Angel Gonzalez .... production driver (6 episodes, 1994)
Chris Haynes .... driver (2 episodes, 1993)
Steven Salzman .... transportation captain (1 episode, 1993-1994)

Danny Mortenson .... transportation captain (unknown episodes)
Ron Parsell .... captain / talent driver (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Joan Egan Foglia .... production accountant (57 episodes, 1993-1996)
Gregory Allen .... stand-in (32 episodes, 1994-1996)
Leslie Moak .... production coordinator (28 episodes, 1994-1996)
Bob Ballard .... technical consultant (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
Eric Dyson .... production assistant (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
Suzan Lowitz .... script supervisor / continuity (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
Fred Tepper .... computer display graphics (23 episodes, 1993-1994)
Jacqueline R. Clay .... script supervisor (21 episodes, 1994-1995)
Lisa Marie Hill .... first assistant accountant / assistant accountant (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
Kacy Palmieri .... assistant to producer (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
Matthew Houbrick .... production auditor / production accountant (13 episodes, 1993-1995)
Jim Lau .... assistant to producer / assistant: producer (13 episodes, 1994-1995)
Rick Callan .... assistant location manager (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
Roger Darnell .... assistant to producers (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
Trevor A. Rudolph .... assistant to producer (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
Kokoa Woodget Aubert .... stand-in for elise neal (13 episodes, 1995-1996)
Jesse Blanco .... production assistant (12 episodes, 1993)
Amy A. Blanc .... script supervisor (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Sara Fuller .... location manager (7 episodes, 1995-1996)
Naren Shankar .... executive story editor (7 episodes, 1995-1996)

Aaron Bennet .... location assistant: Universal Florida / location coordinator: Universal Florida (unknown episodes, 1994-1996)
Matthew D'Acquisto .... production assistant (unknown episodes, 1995)
Amy Lee Allison .... stand-in (unknown episodes)
Wendy Delouche .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Leila Huff .... research assistant (unknown episodes)
Micah May .... stand-in (unknown episodes)
Jeffrey T. Spellman .... location manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Thanks
David J. Burke .... special thanks (1 episode, 1993)
Carl Swartz .... in memory of (1 episode, 1995)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"SeaQuest DSV" - USA (original title)
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Runtime:
60 min (59 episodes)
Country:
Language:
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Sound Mix:
Certification:
Australia:PG (some episodes) | Australia:G (some episodes)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Jonathan Brandis (Lucas Wolenczak) is the only actor to appear in all 57 episodes of the series. In second place are Don Franklin (Commander Jonathan Ford) and Ted Raimi (Lt. Timothy O'Neill) who appeared in every episode except for "And Everything Nice".See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Lucas Wolenczak is a magna cum laude graduate of Stanford University. Stanford University doesn't award cum laude, magna cum laude, or summa cum laude distinctions. Even if they did, Lucas would most likely have been a summa cum laude since his GPA record was never broken.See more »
Quotes:
Brody:Well, great is not just sheer physical excellence; great includes spiritual and intellectual excellence.See more »
Soundtrack:
To Be Or Not To BeSee more »

FAQ

When did micheal Ironside take over the show?
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14 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
SeaQuest has its issues, but shouldn't be dismissed., 4 March 2006
Author: edimusprime from United States

At it's heart SeaQuest wasn't a bad show. I think done today it would greatly benefit from the fact that computer graphics have become so commonplace and affordable. An issue that was one of the major problems at the heart of SeaQuest. At 1 Million an episode (Unheard of at the time)there was obvious cuts that showed up on screen. The perfect example it in an episode where the SeaQuest has a giant bioillumenesant squid invading through the moon pool. The interior scenes have a number of old tricks that were obvious lifted from 1950's monster flicks. "Don't go in that room captain! It's in there!" and a clear rubber tentacle with blink lights, that is without a doubt silly looking and a budget crunched effect. Very Lost in Space-ish.

The next issue at hand is story. While not being awful in the first season the plots are often centered around you taking away an ocean lesson, which would later be echoed by Dr. Robert Ballard of Titanic fame. More often the not what was meant to be fun, comes off as silly, and what should be threatening or action packed is not. The menacing ball pit from Brothers and Sisters comes to mind. Even with these issues SeaQuest doesn't show any weaknesses that any other first season Sci Fi show hasn't had. It's struggling to find an identity, and establish itself. The first seasons of Star Trek:The Next Generation, and Deep Space 9 have the same sort of growing pains as well, but turned out fine once they had found it's voice.

The third issue which doesn't really show on screen is Roy Scheider himself. Roy clearly hated the show, and put the bad mouth on it as often as he could. In interviews both in print and on TV. In reflection the cut corner effects, and silly plot devices may have had something to do with Scheider's complaints, but face it when the star of a show torpedo's it how much longer is it likely to survive? Season 2 of SeaQuest saw a change in were it was filmed, which helped, and unfortunately a change in cast as well. Most of the principal cast stayed on, but the loss of Stacy Hiduk (spelled wrong I know) stunk. However we did get several new cast members that balance out the losses.

The effects didn't really get any better, but I think the crew got better at making the show, and it's effects budget run and look better.

The stories were starting to shape up a bit as well, but unfortunately not well enough.

Budget, coupled with sinking ratings, and the star bad mouthing the show made the changes that were coming for season 3 unavoidable.

Season 3 changes the format of the show considerably. It takes place years later, and Roy is replace by a man who has been in seemingly every bad movie ever Michael Ironside. While the show is dead in the water at this point. The stories started to get better, and were actually beginning to become something that might work.

Only problem is it was way too late. Ratings were in the toilet, the show was pre-empted for everything. It no longer had a standard day, or time slot. The cast had yet again another round of changes made for season three, and most of what the audience was familiar with had changed so much it no longer held interest to the fans that could find the show.

I gotta be honest. I loved SeaQuest, and as I watch season 1 on DVD I still do. I really wish SciFi channel would resurrect it like it did with Battlestar Galactica.

I recommend it with a sense of not overanylizing the show. If you do that I guarantee you won't like it, but given half a chance I think you'll find a buried treasure of sorts.

Did I use enough bad sea related jokes in this review?

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