How did the mist get into the ship? Two scientists already on the island are attacked by a wolf. Cast: Richard Basehart, David Hedison. To his credit, he had in the 1960s a P. Still, this minor gripe falls into insignificance when you come across plots involving talking puppets, mermaids, lobster-people and even a leprechaun thrown in for good measure. Gary Merrill All About Eve pinch-hit for Basehart as visiting Admiral Park in the next episode, while the third show without Basehart rearranged dialogue so that Hedison more or less got Nelson's part while Dowdell reads lines originally intended for Capt. The Nazis attempt to carry out their interrupted mission: destroy the capital cities of the Allies.
The wax men -- Deadly cloud -- Destroy Seaview! The inhabitant of the sarcophagus has other ideas, and attempts to prevent the Seaview from reaching her destinaton. One show is directed by rising talent Tom Gries. The brand of the beast -- The creature -- Death from the past -- The heat monster -- The fossil men -- The mermaid -- Disc 2. This would be fine except Basehart's Nelson is cautious and heroic, while Richman's is supposed to be reckless and obsessive, so in the final cut of the show Richman's character comes off hopelessly schizophrenic. A sea creature comes ashore and kills his crew. The mummy -- Shadowman -- No escape from death -- Doomsday Island -- Disc 3.
As before, Voyage is set roughly ten years into the near future and aboard the Seaview, Admiral Harriman Nelson's Richard Basehart fantastic submarine. Commander Chip Morton Robert Dowdell , seamen Kowalski Del Monroe and Stuart Riley Allan Hunt , and Chief Sharkey Terry Becker. Item is in original shrink wrap if applicable. The show must have driven guest star Peter Mark Richman crazy: with Basehart M. Climb aboard the world's mightiest nuclear submarine and re-live some of the greatest moments from one of the greatest science fiction shows of all time.
Ah, This one takes me back!! Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea: Season 4 - Volume 1 As this ground-breaking action-adventure series went into its final season, the unparalleled genius of producer Irwin Allen kicked into creative overdrive, resulting in some of the greatest science-fiction television of all time. Event notes: Originally broadcast on television in 1966-1967. In its second season the addition of color and beefed-up sets as well as the introduction of the outrageous Flying Sub was a glut of eye candy, but all the while the scripts got steadily worse. A French mono track has been added to this season, along with the previously available Spanish mono track, along with optional English and Spanish subtitles. It is a rough-cut of the pilot before any final changes and finishing touches were put in the actual pilot that aired. Meanwhile, the hallucinations continue as Crane and Kowalski, aboard the Flying Sub, both experience the exact same hallucinations but at different times, as the craft is about to crash headlong into a range of snowcapped mountains.
Allen's three other sixties shows started going downhill almost at once; Voyage's decline was more gradual, but by the beginning of Season Three, the sharp drop in quality was undeniable. Description: 3 videodiscs 660 min. Languages: English and French, Subtitles: English. Extra Features There's more of the David Hedison Interview, running six minutes, in which the still-handsome actor maintains a good sense of humor about the show and is honest about its shortcomings. Guest stars in this set include Michael Ansara, Patrick Wayne, Nehemiah Persoff, Alfred Ryder, Robert H. Unfortunately, in the end each promised far more than they delivered.
An alien creature emerges and causes big problems for the crew. Harris, Robert Loggia, James Darren, Albert Salmi, Ross Elliott, Vic Lundin, Seymour Cassel, Vitina Marcus, and Richard Bull. From rampaging gorillas and diabolical puppet masters to time-travelling androids and interplanetary kidnappings, this is the show that defined the genre, setting new standards for suspense, vision, and imagination. In the near future, Admiral Harriman Nelson's Richard Basehart fantastic submarine, the Seaview, explores strange, usually undersea phenomenon and helps maintain the peace in during the Cold War. Sprauge guest star Henry Jones aboard, on an island where a strange mist causes all sorts of strange hallucinations. The duo and their crew, in this season, face off against foes including a malevolent talking brain with laser powers, the standard Irwin Allen frilled dragon lizard filmed in close-up to represent dinosaur-sized menace, werewolves and even a shape-shifting alien deity disguised as a replica of each of our protagonists. Destination: uncharted depths and unparalleled excitement.
Episodes are offered in both their original 1. I haven't had a chance to open it yet but I'm sure it is okay and good quality. The show's first year 1964-65 had been surprisingly good, with the preposterous science, gaudy action, and trite characters of Allen's 1961 movie version largely jettisoned or toned down considerably. Episodes are offered in both their original 1. The only drawback is lack of extras.
Hedison's working relationships with the show's two prime movers Richard Basehart and Irwin Allen. The final season of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea delved more and more into the realm of science fiction and fantasy. Near the end of the first season, actor Henry Kulky, who played Chief Curly Jones on the show, suddenly dropped dead of a heart attack. By now, you really should know the drill. Like virtually all shows from the middle of the first season forward, whatever interest is generated in the first act evaporates with scripts that simply burn up running time in the second half with the menace taking over part of the ship, or with the crew trying to track it down and isolate it. Notes: Special features: David Hedison interviews; still galleries; audio interview with Richard Basehart. Captained by Nelson's best friend and surrogate son, Lee Crane David Hedison , the pair fight a never-ending battle against strange and usually gigantic sea creatures, nefarious Communist spies, pirates yes, pirates , Blofeld-like super-villains and the like.
Parting Thoughts All complaints aside Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea - Season Three, Volume One still has dopey fun to spare, but it's a shame the series wasn't able to evolve into something a little more ambitious, more character-driven, more clever than it became, which was just another idiotic Irwin Allen series. Star Richard Basehart feeling that ulcer kicking in near the end of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea 's second season. On Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, the big problem was that Allen recycled the same six or seven basic plots over-and-over again. Guest stars in this set include Charles Aidman, Paul Fix, Francis X. Thirty-five years later, the crew of the Seaview discovers and revives them.
The shows are not edited or time-compressed and this reviewer experienced no problems playing the discs. While there are only so many stories you can do aboard a submarine, all of Irwin Allen's shows have notably weak scripts that favor unscientific fantasy and stock action-adventure cliches over intelligent, character-driven drama and thought-provoking science fiction. The organization is a bit odd, with six shows on disc one, four on disc two, and just three on disc three. A mysterious cloud in the middle of the ocean is causing worldwide earthquakes, tidal waves, and volcanic eruptions. Through the fresh air ventilation system, Crane says.