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  • My only real issue came when Nelson was confronted by two of the bad guy drives
  • Overall, the show was interesting and somewhat entertaining

    • by Orrymain

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      Sea Hunt: Underwater Narcotics, the 34th show to air in season three back in August 1960, surprised me a little in that it was almost a lesson on drugs. It dealt with marijuana, or rather, a hybrid form of the drug which Mike Nelson (Lloyd Bridges) discovers underwater.

      The deep sea diver was looking for underwater locations for experimental farming of algae when the half hour began. The narration that

      Bridges’ provides in this series gives the viewing audience the exposition needed to know not only what he is doing at a given moment under the water but what else is happening with the plot.

      In this show, before the action starts, the narration is again comparing sea to space, a frequent aspect discussed, and it is addressing salt water algae. However, the action kicks in quick enough when all of ...

      • a sudden, Nelson tangles with a couple of divers who don’t seem to approve of the sample he’s bringing up from the bottom.

        William Schallert, a wonderful actor perhaps best known for The Patty Duke Show, guest starred as Dr. Ken Madison, and he’s the one that gives Nelson a rather detailed drug lesson. This occurs as Madison analyzes the sample that Nelson brought back, which turns out to be an

        underwater strain of drugs: the hybrid.

        I liked the story and the action. Schallert was great as well. My only real issue came when Nelson was confronted by two of the bad guy drives. Why fire your only spear, which Nelson did, when confronted by 2 villains? After that, you’re vulnerable, especially when you fired not to hit either of them.

        Overall, the show was interesting and somewhat entertaining.

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