Dr. Franklin has retreated to a remote island and uses the stolen weather-control machine to surround it with a raging hurricane. While the military plans an attack, Steve Austin and Jaime Sommers ask Admiral Richter to have them attempt to rescue Oscar Goldman and Peggy Callahan. All they need to get to the island is an atomic submarine. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
Admiral Richter's name is a humorous reference to earthquake intensity, since the story's main plot involves natural/earthly disturbances. See more
Dr. Franklin had ordered the winds to be increased to a devastating fury, yet even after the huge tropical tree is uprooted and falls next to Jaime, the helicopter is still shown to be airborne and filming the area. There is no way that a small simple helicopter could remain aloft and stable in that kind of hurricane-force gale. See more
Dr. Rudy Wells
I can think of two good reasons why Franklin would bring the storm to the island: Jaime and Steve. Now he could be fighting one of them, or both of them with it.