A marine biologist, an insurance salesman and a teen-aged boy find their lives fundamentally changed by the emergence of a new, and often dangerous, species of sea life, while government agents work to keep the affair under wraps.

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Series cast summary:
Lake Bell ...  Laura Daughtery 15 episodes, 2005-2006
Jay R. Ferguson ...  Rich Connelly 15 episodes, 2005-2006
Carter Jenkins ...  Miles Barnett 15 episodes, 2005-2006
Leighton Meester ...  Savannah Barnett 12 episodes, 2005-2006
Ian Anthony Dale ...  Davis Lee 11 episodes, 2005-2006
Lou Anne Cooper ...  Sylvia Barnett 11 episodes, 2005-2006
Ric Reitz ...  Ron Barnett 11 episodes, 2005-2006
Eddie Hassell ...  Phil Nance / ... 10 episodes, 2005-2006
Kelly Collins Lintz ...  Tracy Connelly 10 episodes, 2005-2006
Bobby Coleman ...  Jesse Daughtery / ... 7 episodes, 2005-2006
Caroline Kent Caroline Kent ...  Emily Connelly 7 episodes, 2005-2006
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What do naval officers in the South Antarctic Sea, a family in Wilmington, N.C., the oceanographic institute in Monterey, and fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico all have in common? They're all about to be the first to meet a new form of sea life -- it's beautiful, the kids may even want to play with it, and it likes to make the water warm. But what they don't know yet is that they are on the verge of a world disaster. "Surface" is a series full of continuously evolving twists that deliver across several long-term arcs. Written by Anonymous

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22 February 2005 (USA) See more »

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The majority of this series was shot in southeastern NC, in Wilmington and the surrounding areas. This is indicative by the sheer flatness of the land, as well as the native flora. See more »

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Miles: There's something in the water.
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I loved this show & hate that they didn't continue the story with more seasons!
5 February 2012 | by luv_negusSee all my reviews

I just wish they hadn't left us hanging like that! They could have at least made a 1-2 hour extended show to tie the story up or something! I've had 4 different series that I really enjoyed & got into only to have the series stop & leave us, the loyal viewers, wanting more, wanting at least a good ending. I don't see how the TV producers can just stop a really good show, like this one and so many others, without a decent ending! Oh well, I guess we just need to realize that they don't really care about how we, the audience, feel as long as they make their money. Of course I'll keep watching, hoping that the next show I get into will actually follow through.


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