Tempest Key, Florida. Arthur Curry aka A.C. is a happy go lucky 20-something dive shop owner who lives on a houseboat next to the coast guard base where his caring adoptive father Lieutenant Tom Curry works. His best friend is Eva, the pretty owner of the local beach bar. It's been exactly 10 years since the tragic unexplained plane crash in which Arthur's mother disappeared without a trace and only young traumatized Arthur was found alive. In the accident, Arthur discovered that he somehow has the ability to breathe underwater which he later turned to good use. However, he's still burdened by survivor's guilt and hopes he'll one day find out what really happened to his mother. After rescuing some dolphins that he suddenly felt the need to rescue from the local Neptune World marine park, Arthur is arrested by the sheriff. The day only gets more unnerving for Arthur when Eva semi-seriously threatens him with eviction and a strange intense man called McCaffery warns him about the ...
Did You Know?
The creation of this pilot stemmed from the episode Smallville: Aqua
(2005). Alan Ritchson
played Arthur Curry in the episode but he was not considered for the pilot because the creators did not want it to be a spin-off from Smallville
(2001). See more
You can't avoid your responsibility, Orin. It's in your bones and you know it.
This is insane. I'm a dive shop owner. I'm not the protector ot the Seven Seas!
Destiny is like a riptide. You never know it's pulling you until its too late.
Spun-off from Smallville: Aqua