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The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau 

The aquatic explorations of Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the crew of the Calypso.

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »


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Jacques-Yves Cousteau Jacques-Yves Cousteau ...  Himself / ... 36 episodes, 1968-1976
Rod Serling ...  Narrator 28 episodes, 1968-1974


In the series, we see the scientific expeditions of the renowned sea explorer, Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the crew of his ship, the Calypso. They go around the globe exploring various regions of the underwater world and try to unlock its secrets and get them on film. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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El mundo submarino de Jacques Cousteau See more »

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"The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau"[ The Show-The Man]
29 March 2015 | by Julia RoseSee all my reviews

Born Jacques-Yves Cousteau, June 11, 1910, in Saint-André-DE- Cubzac, France.Jacques Cousteau co-invented the Aqua-Lung. He also ,started the French Navy's undersea research group. It was in 1951,when he began His trips to explore the ocean ,on the RV Calypso -a former WWII, British Royal Navy minesweeper. Converted into a research vessel . Being well equipped with a mobile laboratory for underwater field research. - for its time.

His films and television series, "The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau"[ the TV show] ,was no less than Awesome.I, as perhaps Millions of people followed Cousteau with his crew .Traversing the World, In the Exploring of marine life and their habitats. A New and wonderful Adventure every time .

Though, towards the end, of "The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau". when crew hands changed --shall I say--, As so with the films . That Magic '' That was, Jacques Cousteau and The Calypso . Sadly was lost.. I Still Honor, Sir Jacques-Yves Cousteau ,and all He has given too the world ..Forever.their is special place in my Heat for Him and His wonderful deeds ,As He is Greatly missed. -- As are his older film & shows concerning the Oceans and Seas of our Fantastic World --.JIR3/29/2015

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