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* OurMermaidsAreDifferent: In "The Mermaid", Captain Crane captures, well, [[CaptainObvious a mermaid]], who is depicted as a vaguely flirtatious CuteMute with [[PsychicPowers telekinesis]].

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* OurMermaidsAreDifferent: In "The Mermaid", Captain Crane captures, well, [[CaptainObvious a mermaid]], mermaid, who is depicted as a vaguely flirtatious CuteMute with [[PsychicPowers telekinesis]].


* RecycledSet: The same inflatable WombLevel set was used every time characters had to wade through a monster's innards.
* RecycledTheSeries: To ''Film/VoyageToTheBottomOfTheSea''.


An [[WagonTrainToTheStars aquatic]] [[RecycledInSpace recycling]] of ''Series/WagonTrain'', it preceded ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' by two years. Compare ''Series/SeaQuestDSV''.

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An [[WagonTrainToTheStars aquatic]] [[RecycledInSpace recycling]] of ''Series/WagonTrain'', it preceded ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' by two years. Compare with its SpiritualSuccessor ''Series/SeaQuestDSV''.



* RecyceldTitle: The series did two unrelated episodes titled "The Creature".
* TheRemnant: One episode dealt with a Japanese holdout from UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.
* ReplacedTheThemeTune: Like ''Series/BeverlyHills90210'' decades later, the series had a different theme tune on exactly ''one'' episode - Music/JerryGoldsmith scored the season two opener "Jonah And The Whale" and wrote his own rather more serious theme to replace the brighter Paul Sawtell one. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kgMx0ib5YQ You can hear both themes here.]]


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* RecycledTitle: The series did two unrelated episodes titled "The Creature".
* TheRemnant: One episode dealt with a Japanese holdout from UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.
* ReplacedTheThemeTune: Like ''Series/BeverlyHills90210'' decades later, the series had a different theme tune on exactly ''one'' episode - Music/JerryGoldsmith scored the season two opener "Jonah And The Whale" and wrote his own rather more serious theme to replace the brighter Paul Sawtell one. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kgMx0ib5YQ You can hear both themes here.]]


* {{Leprechaun}}: "The Terrible Leprechaun" has twins - one good, one [[EvilTwin evil]].



** FishPerson: Unfortunately, her companion turns out to be a ''Film/CreatureFromTheBlackLagoon''-type monster who wreaks havoc aboard the Seaview.
* [[PerversePuppet Perverse Puppets]]: The titular puppets in "The Deadly Dolls". Most of them steal the bodies of the crewmembers, but one, the delightfully creepy Nelson-puppet, remains in puppet form throughout the episode.

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** FishPerson: FishPeople: Unfortunately, her companion turns out to be a ''Film/CreatureFromTheBlackLagoon''-type humanoid monster who wreaks havoc aboard the Seaview.
* [[PerversePuppet Perverse Puppets]]: The titular puppets in "The Deadly Dolls". Most of them steal the bodies of the crewmembers, crew members, but one, the delightfully creepy Nelson-puppet, remains in puppet form throughout the episode.



* RecyceldTitle: The series did two unrelated episodes titled "The Creature".



* {{Leprechaun}}: Twins - one good, one evil.


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* OceanPunk: The oceans are another Cold War battlefield, and if it's not spies it's monsters, aliens, spirits, science run amok or oceanic versions of the NegativeSpaceWedgie.


* AdaptationalBadass: The Admiral Nelson of the movie never sees any physical action. The Admiral Nelson of the series saw his fair share of fistfights, shootouts and running away from (and blowing away) monsters.

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* AdaptationalBadass: The Admiral Nelson of the movie never sees any physical action. The Admiral Nelson of the series saw his fair share of fistfights, shootouts shootouts, espionage field work and running away from (and blowing away) monsters.


* AdaptationalNiceGuy: The Admiral Nelson of the movie was an InsufferableGenius that edged enough on TheNeidermeier that an important plot point is people within his ship actually hoping that his theories were wrong. The Admiral Nelson of the series was a pretty serious example of AFatherToHisMen.

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* AdaptationalNiceGuy: The Admiral Nelson of the movie was an InsufferableGenius that edged enough on TheNeidermeier TheNeidermeyer that an important plot point is people within his ship (especially the movie version of Crane) actually hoping that his theories were wrong. The Admiral Nelson of the series was a pretty serious example of AFatherToHisMen.

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* AdaptationalBadass: The Admiral Nelson of the movie never sees any physical action. The Admiral Nelson of the series saw his fair share of fistfights, shootouts and running away from (and blowing away) monsters.
* AdaptationalNiceGuy: The Admiral Nelson of the movie was an InsufferableGenius that edged enough on TheNeidermeier that an important plot point is people within his ship actually hoping that his theories were wrong. The Admiral Nelson of the series was a pretty serious example of AFatherToHisMen.


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* FictionalUnitedNations: The "World Government" that issues missions to the ''Seaview''.


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* RecycledTheSeries: To ''Film/VoyageToTheBottomOfTheSea''.


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* WholePlotReference: The episode "The Sky Is On Fire" is one to [[Film/VoyageToTheBottomOfTheSea the original movie]], compressed in fifty minutes.


* [[PerversePuppet Perverse Puppets]]: The titular puppets in ''The Deadly Dolls''. Most of them steal the bodies of the crewmembers, but one, the delightfully creepy Nelson-puppet, remains in puppet form throughout the episode.

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* [[PerversePuppet Perverse Puppets]]: The titular puppets in ''The "The Deadly Dolls''.Dolls". Most of them steal the bodies of the crewmembers, but one, the delightfully creepy Nelson-puppet, remains in puppet form throughout the episode.

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* RecycledSet: The same inflatable WombLevel set was used every time characters had to wade through a monster's innards.

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* [[PerversePuppet Perverse Puppets]]: The titular puppets in ''The Deadly Dolls''. Most of them steal the bodies of the crewmembers, but one, the delightfully creepy Nelson-puppet, remains in puppet form throughout the episode.


A 1964-68 Creator/IrwinAllen SciFi show starring Richard Basehart as Admiral Harriman Nelson and David Hedison as Captain Lee Crane, and set on the experimental nuclear-powered research submarine, ''Seaview''. The ultimate use of the RecycledScript: almost every episode can be summarized as "MonsterOfTheWeek is defeated by [[RayGun Laser Of The Week]]." The first season, filmed and broadcast in black & white[[note]]ecept for the pilot, which was filmed in color[[/note]], featured more serious and thoughtful stories, along with a greater UsefulNotes/ColdWar emphasis. When the series [[UsefulNotes/SwitchToColor switched to colour]] starting with the second season, it was used as an excuse for a big dramatic storyline during the switch, and the introduction of a new version of the ship.

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A 1964-68 Creator/IrwinAllen SciFi show starring Richard Basehart as Admiral Harriman Nelson and David Hedison as Captain Lee Crane, and set on the experimental nuclear-powered research submarine, ''Seaview''. The ultimate use of the RecycledScript: almost every episode can be summarized as "MonsterOfTheWeek is defeated by [[RayGun Laser Of The Week]]." The first season, filmed and broadcast in black & white[[note]]ecept white[[note]]except for the pilot, which was filmed in color[[/note]], featured more serious and thoughtful stories, along with a greater UsefulNotes/ColdWar emphasis. When the series [[UsefulNotes/SwitchToColor switched to colour]] starting with the second season, it was used as an excuse for a big dramatic storyline during the switch, and the introduction of a new version of the ship.


A 1964-68 Creator/IrwinAllen SciFi show starring Richard Basehart as Admiral Harriman Nelson and David Hedison as Captain Lee Crane, and set on the experimental nuclear-powered research submarine, ''Seaview''. The ultimate use of the RecycledScript: almost every episode can be summarized as "MonsterOfTheWeek is defeated by [[RayGun Laser Of The Week]]." The first season, filmed and broadcast in black & white, featured more serious and thoughtful stories, along with a greater UsefulNotes/ColdWar emphasis. When the series [[UsefulNotes/SwitchToColor switched to colour]] during its run, it was used as an excuse for a big dramatic storyline during the switch, and the introduction of a new version of the ship.

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A 1964-68 Creator/IrwinAllen SciFi show starring Richard Basehart as Admiral Harriman Nelson and David Hedison as Captain Lee Crane, and set on the experimental nuclear-powered research submarine, ''Seaview''. The ultimate use of the RecycledScript: almost every episode can be summarized as "MonsterOfTheWeek is defeated by [[RayGun Laser Of The Week]]." The first season, filmed and broadcast in black & white, white[[note]]ecept for the pilot, which was filmed in color[[/note]], featured more serious and thoughtful stories, along with a greater UsefulNotes/ColdWar emphasis. When the series [[UsefulNotes/SwitchToColor switched to colour]] during its run, starting with the second season, it was used as an excuse for a big dramatic storyline during the switch, and the introduction of a new version of the ship.



* AliensInCardiff: Aliens invariably invade the ''Seaview'', and only the ''Seaview'', instead of [[TokyoIsTheCenterOftheUniverse Tokyo]], [[BigApplesauce New York]], or other such places that aren't isolated arenas several fathoms under the sea.

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* AliensInCardiff: Aliens invariably invade the ''Seaview'', and only the ''Seaview'', instead of [[TokyoIsTheCenterOftheUniverse Tokyo]], [[BigApplesauce New York]], York City]], or other such places that aren't isolated arenas several fathoms under the sea.


[[caption-width-right:250:Nelson, Crane, and the Seaview]]

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[[caption-width-right:250:Nelson, Crane, and the Seaview]]
''Seaview''.]]

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