Mike Nelson is a S.C.U.B.A. diver in the days when it was still very new. He works alone, and the plot was mostly carried through his voice-over narrations. These gave the show a flavor of ... See full summary »

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Lloyd Bridges ...  Mike Nelson / ... 155 episodes, 1958-1961
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Mike Nelson is a S.C.U.B.A. diver in the days when it was still very new. He works alone, and the plot was mostly carried through his voice-over narrations. These gave the show a flavor of a radio program. Typical adventures were finding a downed satellite or sunken treasure. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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USA

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English

Release Date:

4 January 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Abenteuer unter Wasser See more »

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Bahamas See more »

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| (22 episodes) | (155 episodes)

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)| Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Lloyd Bridges (I) decided to leave the show after four seasons because the producers wanted to emphasize cops-and-robbers plots, while he wanted to focus more on environmental themes. See more »

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Mike Nelson: By this time, my lungs were aching for air...
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Ricky Nelson/Judy Collins (1979) See more »

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Entertaining Serial Highlighting Solid Values
8 January 2000 | by zaba0See all my reviews

Gee I miss Sea Hunt. I probably started watching and remembering it when I was eight or nine years old. By that time it was already four or five years in re-run. I can't remember any specific episodes but, I do have very fond memories of Mike Nelson and every shows promise of adventure with a pleasant finale. No tremendous explosions or unrealistic battle scenes, just a good solid yarn that always seemed like a recounting of a real event. The undersea photography, supported by background sounds of Mike's breathing through SCUBA gear, remains etched in my mind!

In a sense, today's Bay Watch, in a "cheesecake" sort of way carries on the tradition of simple honest story line, lack of violence and down-to-earth adventure telling. I'd still rather watch Sea Hunt, I must be getting old.


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