Chip Morton and Curley Jones are in New London making repairs on the diving bell's guidance system. At the same time a skirmish in the control room of the Seaview sails directly into a derelict mine ...
When the Earth is threatened by a burning Van Allen Radiation Belt, U.S. Navy Admiral Harriman Nelson plans to shoot a nuclear missile at the Belt, using his experimental atomic submarine, the Seaview.
Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team was to investigate ... See full summary »
Voyage chronicled the adventures of the world's first privately owned nuclear submarine, the SSRN Seaview. Designed by Admiral Harriman Nelson, she was a tool of oceanographic research for the Nelson Institute of Marine Research. Though the show is known for its "monster" episodes, many plots were veiled commentaries of what was happening in the news. Such plotlines as nuclear doomsday, pollution of natural resources, foreign threat, and theft of American technology are all still relevant today.Written by
Linda Adams <Garridon@aol.com>
The season two opener, "Jonah And The Whale", was the first episode to be broadcast in color. Seaview was redesigned with only one set of observation windows and a hatch for the flying sub, although stock footage was used throughout seasons two through four, showing the sub with three or six windows. New uniforms appeared also, as well as the flying sub. Over the course of seasons two through four, there were six different flying sub models used for filming. See more »
Any time the Seaview dives below 600 feet, the sea should be completely dark. Visible light does not penetrate the ocean below that level. See more »
A man learns a great deal sitting on top of an armed nuclear bomb for twenty-four hours.
I can think of a number of important people in this world of ours who would profit enormously from the experience.
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I watched Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea on TV when Channel 4 screened it on Sunday afternoons in the early 1990's.
The first series was black and white and the remaining episodes were in colour. It is about the Seaview nuclear powered submarine and each episode had a different story, including aliens, monsters and espionage.
The series starred Richard Basehart and David Hedison and was directed by the great Irwin Allen. The flying sub used in this series was to appear in Allen's 1971 movie City Beneath the Sea.
It would be nice to see this series again and for it to be released on Video/DVD.
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