The drama of an oft-doomed aquatic colony and its personnel, who hate each other.




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Series cast summary:
Ellis Henican Ellis Henican ...  Derek 'Stormy' Waters 42 episodes, 2000-2005
Brett Butler Brett Butler ...  Dr. Quentin Q. Quinn / ... 42 episodes, 2000-2005
Bill Lobley ...  Jodene Sparks / ... 41 episodes, 2000-2005
Kate Miller ...  Debbie DuPree 41 episodes, 2000-2005
Erik Estrada ...  Marco Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar Gabriel Garcia Marquez / ... 35 episodes, 2000-2005
Harry Goz Harry Goz ...  Captain Hazel 'Hank' Murphy 31 episodes, 2000-2005
Adam Reed ...  Virjay / ... 21 episodes, 2000-2004
Chris Ward Chris Ward ...  Hesh Hipplewhite / ... 19 episodes, 2000-2005


Deep below the ocean's surface, looms a vast, magnificently high-tech compound: Sealab. A multi-national scientific station with an annual budget in the trillions, dedicated to the research and exploration of man's final frontier - Sealab's crew is charged with exploring the possibility of underwater colonization. As the Earth's surface, by this time, has gotten just generally crowded, hot, and icky. However, as most government-funded agencies usually are, Sealab is manned by a motley collection of malcontents and screw-ups who were unfit for work in the private sector. They really don't get any research done, but instead spend their time bickering among themselves. Or just plain goofing off. The crew have manipulated their luckless leader, Captain Murphy, into submission, and are content to ride the government clock, raking in fat, hazardous-duty paychecks. Written by Matt Thompson

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Two episodes ("Dearly Beloved Seed" and "Butchslap") are credited as being written by "mcheshpants420". He was apparently a fan who frequented the message boards on the shows official site with the user name "mcheshpants420." Supposedly, the producers actually accepted his script ideas. It was later uncovered that meheshpants420 was actually Chris Ward aka MC Chris, who voiced Hesh and contributed to the show regularly. It was all part of an elaborate joke. See more »


In "Butchslap", when Quinn is doing his demonic laughter, his lips move more as though he is speaking rather than laughing. See more »


Captain Murphy: There can be only NONE!
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Crazy Credits

After the credits in the episode where Debbie wants a baby, we see Debbie in bed and Captain Murphy with his suit partially removed, indicating that he is going to have sex with Debbie. Murphy asks Debbie if she wants his moustache on or off. She replies "Off", but Murphy says "Too bad". See more »


Follows Sealab 2020 (1972) See more »


Theme from Sealab 2021
Written by Julie Stepanek
Performed by Calamine
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11 minutes of great entertainment
14 February 2005 | by mrincognito777See all my reviews

At first I couldn't believe that a 11 min. show could be so good, but now after watching many episodes of Sealab I've changed my mind. After I watched my first episode I thought it was too all over the place but now I've gotten used to it and it's easier to follow the story. My favorite character is Quinn because he is the most sane on board and he tries to keep the crew from going completely crazy, even though they usually do by the end of the episode. This is just an all-around good show that is going in a direction that I'm happy is being explored. One more thing though, I'm not sure if it's a good thing or a bad thing that I can watch an 11 minute show and feel like they could have cut some parts out and made it a better episode.

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21 December 2000 (USA) See more »

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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