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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1996  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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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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Terror runs deep. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Whip, the local fisherman, is regularly consulted and kept up to date by the Coast Guard, the scientific community, and the town politicians. See more »

Quotes

Fisherman: Say squid.
Lucas Coven: Say dead.
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Connections

References 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) See more »

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Fantastic movie
26 March 2006 | by (Close) – See all my reviews

When i 1st saw this movie , i was amazed with the story line , and the entire plot of the movie a 60 feet giant squid (not to mention that this movie cant be considered sci-fi , as giant squid exist and they can grow to 100 feet and they will eat anything , as well as have the power to sink a small ship ) . They only made 1 mistake in the movie , when the doctors tell his assistant , that the hook is from the Archeuthis Dux , while in real life the giant squid aka Archeuthis Dux , has only ring with small teeth surrounding it , and the colossal squid has hooks . The full miniseries covers a lot of the plot without it the movie isn't as interesting . The way i see it , this movie own jaws ! Peter B. did a great job , the squid looks exactly as it looks in real life . 10/10


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