Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964-1968)

USA, 14 September -31 March 1968
4 seasons, 110 episodes, average 50m each
35mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, English

An American science fiction television series produced by Irwin Allen.

Premise

The crew of the futuristic submarine Seaview have a series of encounters with , mad scientists, aliens and other enemies.

Credits

Regular Crew
Created by: Irwin Allen

Regular Cast
David Hedison (Lee Crane)
Richard Basehart (Admiral Harriman Nelson)
David Hedison (Captain Lee Crane)
Robert Dowdell (Lieutenant Commander Chip Morton)
Derrik Lewis (Lieutenant Commander O'Brien (seasons 1-2))
Henry Kulky (Chief “Curly” Jones (season 1))
Terry Becker (Chief Petty Officer Francis Ethelbert Sharkey (seasons 2-4))
Del Monroe (Kowalski)
Arch Whiting (Sparksv
Paul Trinka (Patterson)
Allan Hunt (Stuart “Stu” Riley (season 2))

Alternative Titles

Mission Seaview – West Germany
Die Seaview – In geheimer Mission – Germany
Die Seaview – In geheimer Mission – West Germany
Viagem ao Fundo do Mar – Brazil
Viaggio in fondo al mare – Italy
Viaje al fondo del mar – Mexico
Viaje al fondo del mar – Spain
Viaje al fondo del mar – Venezuela
Viatge al fons del mar – Spain (Catalan)
Voyage au fond des mers – France

Episodes

Season One (1964-1965)
Eleven Days to Zero (14 September 1964)
The City beneath the Sea (21 September 1964)
The Fear Makers (28 September 1964)
The Mist of Silence (5 October 1964)
The Price of Doom (12 October 1964)
The Sky Is Falling (19 October 1964)
Turn Back the Clock (26 October 1964)
The Village of Guilt (2 November 1964)
Hot Line (9 November 1964)
Submarine Sunk Here (16 November 1964)
The Magnus Beam (23 November 1964)
No Way Out (30 November 1964)
The Blizzard Makers (7 December 1964)
The Ghost of Moby Dick (14 December 1964)
Long Live the King (21 December 1964)
Hail to the Chief (28 December 1964)
The Last Battle (4 January 1965)
Mutiny (11 January 1965)
Doomsday (18 January 1965)
The Invaders (25 January 1965)
The Indestructible Man (1 February 1965)
The Buccaneer (8 February 1965)
The Human Computer (15 February 1965)
The Saboteur (22 February 1965)
Cradle of the Deep (1 March 1965)
The Amphibians (8 March 1965)
The Exile (15 March 1965)
The Creature (22 March 1965)
The Enemies (29 March 1965)
Secret of the Loch (5 April 1965)
The Condemned (12 April 1965)
The Traitor (19 April 1965)

Season Two (1965-1966)=
Jonah and the Whale (19 September 1965)
Time Bomb (26 September 1965)
And Five of Us Are Left (3 October 1965)
The Cyborg (17 October 1965)
Escape from Venice (24 October 1965)
The Left-Handed Man (31 October 1965)
The Deadliest Game (7 November 1965)
Leviathan (14 November 1965)
The Peacemaker (21 November 1965)
The Silent Saboteurs (28 November 1965)
The X Factor (5 November 1965)
The Machines Strike Back (12 December 1965)
The Monster from Outer Space (19 December 1965)
Terror on Dinosaur Island (26 December 1965)
Killers of the Deep (2 January 1966)
Deadly Creature Below! (9 January 1966)
The Phantom Strikes (16 January 1966)
The Sky's on Fire (23 January 1966)
Graveyard of Fear (30 January 1966)
The Shape of Doom (6 February 1966)
Dead Man's Doubloons (13 February 1966)
The Death Ship (20 February 1966)
The Monster's Web (27 February 1966)
The Menfish (6 March 1966)
The Mechanical Man (13 March 1966)
The Return of the Phantom (20 March 1966)

Season Three (1966-1967)
Monster from the Inferno (18 September 1966)
Werewolf (25 September 1966)
The Day the World Ended (2 October 1966)
Night of Terror (9 October 1966)
The Terrible Toys (16 October 1966)
Day of Evil (23 October 1966)
Deadly Waters (30 October 1966)
Thing from Inner Space (6 November 1966)
The Death Watch (13 November 1966)
Deadly Invasion (20 November 1966)
The Haunted Submarine (27 November 1966)
The Plant Man (4 December 1966)
The Lost Bomb (11 December 1966)
The Brand of the Beast (18 December 1966)
The Creature (1 January 1967)
Death from the Past (8 January 1967)
The Heat Monster (15 January 1967)
The Fossil Men (22 January 1967)
The Mermaid (29 January 1967)
The Mummy (5 February 1967)
The Shadowman (12 February 1967)
No Escape from Death (19 February 1967)
Doomsday Island (26 February 1967)
The Wax Men (5 March 1967)
Deadly Cloud (12 March 1967)
Destroy Seaview! (19 March 1967)

Season Four (1967-1968)
Fires of Death (17 September 1967)
The Deadly Dolls (1 October 1967)
Cave of the Dead (8 October 1967)
Journey with Fear (15 October 1967)
Sealed Orders (22 October 1967)
Man of Many Faces (29 October 1967)
Fatal Cargo (5 November 1967)
Time Lock (12 November 1967)
Rescue (19 November 1967)
Terror (26 November 1967)
A Time to Die (3 December 1967)
Blow Up (10 December 1967)
The Deadly Amphibians (17 December 1967)
The Return of Blackbeard (31 December 1967)
The Terrible Leprechaun (7 January 1968)
The Lobster Man (21 January 1968)
Nightmare (28 January 1968)
The Abominable Snowman (4 February 1968)
Secret of the Deep (11 February 1968)
Man-Beast (18 February 1968)
Savage Jungle (25 February 1968)
Flaming Ice (3 March 1968)
Attack! (10 March 1968)
The Edge of Doom (17 March 1968)
The Death Clock (24 March 1968)
No Way Back (31 March 1968)

Sequel to
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)

References

Periodicals

  • Castle of Frankenstein no.6 pp.54, 55
  • Infinity no.11 pp.28-31 – illustrated article (The monsters of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea by Job Abbott)
  • Supernatural no.1 (January 1969) pp.44-46 – illustrated article (Television fantasy by Stan Nicholls)

Books

  • Escape Velocity by Bradley Schauer p.99
  • Irwin Allen Television Productions,1964-1970: A Critical History of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Lost in Space, The Time Tunnel, and Land of the Giants by Jon Abbott pp.11-112
  • Sci-fi Chronicles by Guy Haley (ed.) p.178