Mysterious things happen at the coast of Graves Point: An empty boat lies at the shore, divers vanish. The sea biologist Dr. Talley thinks he knows the solution of the mystery: In the depth there is a gigantic squid.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Whip Dalton (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Lt. Kathryn Marcus (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Schuyler Graves (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Dr. Herbert Talley (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Dana Dalton (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Mike Newcombe (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Osborne Manning (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Nell Newcombe (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Lucas Coven (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Christopher Lane (2 episodes, 1996)
Laura Vazquez ...
 Hadley (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Ensign Raines (2 episodes, 1996)
David Webb ...
 Jameson (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Commander Wallingford (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Spike (2 episodes, 1996)
Andrew Hill ...
 Chowder (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Scranton (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Farmer (2 episodes, 1996)
David Argue ...
 Bates (2 episodes, 1996)
Helen O'Connor ...
 Maeve (2 episodes, 1996)
Chad Tyler ...
 Howard Griffin (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Elizabeth Griffin (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Les (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Corbin Jakes (2 episodes, 1996)
Scott McRae ...
 Ebbets (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Cosgrove (2 episodes, 1996)
Justin Monjo ...
 Lieutenant Henderson (2 episodes, 1996)
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 John Esterbrook (2 episodes, 1996)
Joe Petruzzi ...
 The Doctor (2 episodes, 1996)
Tyler Coppin ...
 Harry (2 episodes, 1996)
Ken Radley ...
 James (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Newsreader (2 episodes, 1996)
Kyra Stempel ...
 Wallingford's Secretary (2 episodes, 1996)
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 Reporter #1 (2 episodes, 1996)
Andrea Cunningham ...
 Reporter #2 (2 episodes, 1996)
Robert Echols ...
 Crew Member #1 (2 episodes, 1996)
Margie McCrae ...
 Angie (2 episodes, 1996)
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Storyline

Fishing and jobs are becoming scarce in a small seaport community when tragedy strikes a young couple disappear into the sea and nothing is left but a large claw stuck in their raft. A marine expert identifies it as belonging to an extremely rare giant squid and the hunt is on. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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They said it was safe to go back in the water. They were wrong. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some violence and terror | See all certifications »
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Peter Benchley's The Beast  »

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Trivia

Port Angeles, the town that Howard & Elizabeth Griffin (Chad Tyler & Angie Milliken) called from the "Occupational Hazard" is on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington, across the Juan de Fuca Strait from Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. A major fault line runs along the middle of the strait, with the result that the two cities are on different tectonic plates. See more »

Goofs

Raines asks Marcus "What's with the acrobatics?" when she's flying straight and level. See more »

Quotes

Whip Dalton: You go out and you try and kill it. But just so you understand exactly what it is you're dealing with: besides its eight huge tentacles, this thing has two whips. Each one is probably as long as this room and three or four feet thick. Those whips are covered with suction cups as big as this notepad. In the center of each cup is a claw as big as my fist and razor sharp. The squid grabs and impales his pray with those whips and drags it towards its beak, shredding the flesh as it goes, and these ...
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References 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) See more »

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This movie has all you need!!!
20 June 2008 | by (From Mt. Eiger) – See all my reviews

This movie has all you need or want!!

The story is simple, a small sea town is terrorized by a huge giant squid! After a few people get killed, the man of the town goes and hunts down the beast. Like in many other movies! But instate of another stupid shark, you have something more mystical in this movie: a giant squid! Thats a real spooky thing! In general you have a good story, that is exciting, not bad acting, a love story, action, killings and much more! The special affects aren't that bad for a TV Movie! So just lie back and enjoy 3 hours of terror!

Go and what " Grizzly" too!


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