Ocean Girl (1994-1997)

Australia, 29 August -22 December 1997
4 series, 78 episodes, average 25m
35mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, English

An Australian fantasy television series created by Jonathan M. Shiff.

Premise

Neri, a mysterious young girl who comes from an civilisation, is found and befriended by the young inhabitants of an underwater research colony. They keep her existence a secret, fearing that her ability to telepathically communicate with Charley, a humpback whale, will be misused.

Credits

Regular Crew
Jonathan M. Shiff Productions, Westbridge Productions
Created by: Jonathan M. Shiff
Executive Producers: Jonathan M. Shiff, Jennifer Clevers
Produced by: Jonathan M. Shiff

Regular Cast
Marzena Godecki (Neri)
David Hoflin (Jason Bates)
Jeffrey Walker (Brett Bates)
Alex Pinder (Dr Winston Seth)

Episodes

Season One
The Girl in the Sea (29 August 1994)
Set Adrift (5 September 1994)
Wall of Death (12 September 1994)
The Earthquake (19 September 1994)
Human Tears (26 September 1994)
Property Developers! (3 October 1994)
Toxic Waste (10 October 1994)
Day Pass (17 October 1994)
Romance (24 October 1994)
Major Breakthrough (31 October 1994)
Industrial Spy (7 November 1994)
Neri's Secret (14 November 1994)
Tough Decision (21 November 1994)

Season Two
The Return (3 July 1995)
Where No Whale Swims (10 July 1995)
Father's Message (17 July 1995)
Records and Recollections (24 July 1995)
Mera (31 July 1995)
The Institute (7 August 1995)
No Place Like Home (14 August 1995)
Our Island (21 August 1995)
Underwater and Undercover (28 August 1995)
Secrets Out (4 September 1995)
Sabotage (11 September 1995)
The Arrival (18 September 1995)
Return (25 September 1995)

Season Three
Danger in the Reef (3 August 1996)
Amnesia (10 August 1996)
Draining the Spaceship (17 August 1996)
Kal Who Knows No Fear (24 August 1996)
Diving Around Obstacles (31 August 1996)
Winston and Water (7 September 1996)
A Super-Sportsman (14 September 1996)
Extraterrestrial Abilities (21 September 1996)
The Capsule in the Desert (3 November 1996)
Benny in Trouble (10 November 1996)
Cassandra's Nightmare (17 November 1996)
The Helicopter Exam (24 November 1996)
Lena's Betrayal (1 December 1996)
Changes (12 December 1996)
The Spy (15 December 1996)
Gamma Level: Radioactive (22 December 1996)
Charlie is Stranded (29 December 1996)
The Love Letter (5 January 1997)
Jason and the Abyss (12 January 1997)
Eavesdropper (19 January 1997)
Water in the Desert (26 January 1997)
The Safe Deposit Key (2 February 1997)
The China Man (9 February 1997)
The Stone Fish (16 February 1997)
Time Bomb in the Jungle (23 February 1997)
The Last Chance (2 March 1997)

Season Four
Operation Sphinx (17 November 1997)
The Mysterious Pyramid (18 November 1997)
The Transport (19 November 1997)
The Golden Ankh (22 November 1997)
Stranded in the Desert (23 November 1997)
The Lie Detector (24 November 1997)
The Bug (25 November 1997)
A Wrong Friend (26 November 1997)
The Hunt for the Golden Ankh (27 November 1997)
The History of the Whale Woman (28 November 1997)
Cheat (1 December 1997)
Imprisoned in the Bunker (2 December 1997)
Attempt at Revival (3 December 1997)
The Snake Bite (4 December 1997)
A Spirit Appears (5 December 1997)
Helen Learns the Laughter (8 December 1997)
Mera Escapes to Earth (9 December 1997)
The Race (10 December 1997)
The Attack (11 December 1997)
The Taking of Hostages (12 December 1997)
The Red Virus (15 December 1997)
Before the Countdown (16 December 1997)
The Countdown (17 December 1997)
The Ice Melts (18 December 1997)
The Blood Test (19 December 1997)
The Queen (22 December 1997)

Alternative Titles

Ocean Odyssey
Oc̩ane РFrench title

Sequel
The New Adventures of Ocean Girl (2000)