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.
David Vincent, an architect returning home after a hard, hard, day parks his car in an old ghost town in order to rest for a while before continuing on home. Suddenly, in the middle of the ... 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>
Late in the filming of the second season, Richard Basehart fell ill during the filming of the episode "The Monster's Web", and was unable to complete that episode, and work on the next two. "The Monster's Web" was re-written to minimize the part of his character, Admiral Nelson (knocked out of action in the first act), with a stand-in used for many shots with his face hidden and lines dubbed. The next episode, "The Menfish", had Nelson away, and his lines reassigned to guest character Admiral Park (Gary Merrill). The following episode, "The Mechanical Man", had Nelson still away, and reassigned his lines to Captain Crane (David Hedison) and Crane's lines to Commander Morton (Robert Dowdell). Basehart returned in time to appear in the season finale, "The Return of the Phantom". 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 »
[after watching a flying saucer depart]
We can expect to see it again someday. I hope they'll remember they were treated as friends.
They'll remember all right. I wonder if we will.
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I watched "Voyage..."as a kid in the 60's. I still love it. My favorite episode is "Menfish". This episode also is the only one were I've seen obvious goofs. Capt.Crane actually pulls off a piece of the set as the Seaview rocks back & forth. Great TV! Great Sci-fi! Always entertaining. Mr.Allen will be missed.
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