The BEST Episodes of seaQuest DSV

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 13, 2019

Network: NBC

The 21st century: mankind has colonized the last unexplored region on Earth; the ocean. But with newfound potential comes old-fashioned conflict and the United Earth Oceans Organization (U.E.O.) assigns the submarine, seaQuest DSV to keep the underwater peace and patrol the planet's final frontier. The captain of the seaQuest and its crew are its guardians, for beneath the surface lies the future.

Brothers and Sisters

#1 - Brothers and Sisters

Season 1 - Episode 5

The seaQuest discovers a group of children living in an old munitions facility on the sea floor and they must evacuate them, before, the structure collapses and unleashes a deadly explosion. Meanwhile, Lucas develops a crush on the teenage girl.

star 7.69
45 votes
Directors: Bill L. Norton
Daggers (1)

#2 - Daggers (1)

Season 2 - Episode 1

When genetically engineered people, no longer happy with their captivity, stage a revolt, seaQuest, with some new faces are called in to help.

star 7.60
27 votes
Directors: Bryan Spicer
Writers: Jonathan Falls
Higher Power

#3 - Higher Power

Season 1 - Episode 22

A brand new power plant which is set to supply energy to the whole world goes wrong and there is a danger of the polar ice caps melting. Bridger decides he must sacrifice the seaQuest in order to save the world. Meanwhile, Lucas has a reunion of sorts with his father.

star 7.57
30 votes
Writers: David J. Burke, Patrick Hasburgh
Bad Water

#4 - Bad Water

Season 1 - Episode 8

A hurricane threatens to prevent the rescue of a French sightseeing submarine which is stuck in a freshwater sink hole and running out of oxygen. When a team from the seaQuest are forced to the surface they must rely on each other to survive the storm.

star 7.56
40 votes
Directors: Bryan Spicer
Writers: David Kemper
Splashdown (1)

#5 - Splashdown (1)

Season 2 - Episode 22

The seaQuest is captured by an alien spacecraft and taken to Hyperion, a completely aquatic planet. The crew is then drawn into the civil war between the KrayTaks and the Hyperion resistance.

star 7.54
24 votes
Directors: Anson Williams
Treasure of the Mind

#6 - Treasure of the Mind

Season 1 - Episode 2

When a preserved annexe of the Great Library of Alexandria is discovered, many nations send their fleets to lay claim to its treasures. The UEO orders Bridger to mediate the dispute and sends a team of ESP parapsychologists to help the negotiations.

star 7.52
62 votes
Directors: Bryan Spicer
Writers: David Kemper
Treasures of the Tonga Trench

#7 - Treasures of the Tonga Trench

Season 1 - Episode 4

When Krieg brings back what he believes is a priceless gem, greed runs amok on the seaQuest. No one listens to his stories of sea monsters in the area, until one attacks the seaQuest.

star 7.50
50 votes
Directors: Les Sheldon
Writers: Kerry Lenhart, John J. Sakmar
Nothing But the Truth

#8 - Nothing But the Truth

Season 1 - Episode 13

While in the middle of an special experiment when only a skeleton crew is aboard, seaQuest is boarded by a group of commandos who are quickly able to take control of the ship.

star 7.50
30 votes
Directors: Les Sheldon
Writers: David Kemper
Give Me Liberté

#9 - Give Me Liberté

Season 1 - Episode 6

When Commander Ford and other crew members are contaminated with a deadly virus from a downed space station, Captain Bridger finds himself fighting against the clock and a government cover-up to save them.

star 7.49
37 votes
Directors: Bill L. Norton
Writers: Kerry Lenhart, John J. Sakmar

#10 - Games

Season 1 - Episode 3

The crew of seaQuest rescue a warden and his only prisoner from beneath the ice cap. The prisoner escapes and reveals that he holds a deadly toxin which will be released unless the crew does as he says, which is launching the seaQuest's missiles against the UEO.

star 7.47
55 votes
Directors: Joe Napolitano
Writers: David Venable
The Stinger

#11 - The Stinger

Season 1 - Episode 16

In the lead up to an important demonstration, Lucas is knocked unconscious and the Stinger, seaQuest's prototype high speed sub, is stolen.

star 7.47
26 votes
Directors: Jonathan Sanger
Writers: John J. Sakmar, Kerry Lenhart
The Last Lap at Luxury

#12 - The Last Lap at Luxury

Season 1 - Episode 18

At a summit conference, Lucas and group of UEO leaders are taken hostage, leaving the seaQuest crew to uncover a mysterious and complicated plot whilst searching for the hostages.

star 7.46
28 votes
Directors: Bryan Spicer
Writers: Zora Quayton
The Devil's Window

#13 - The Devil's Window

Season 1 - Episode 1

Darwin falls ill and will die if no cure is found, but a visiting scientist on an important UEO project is unconcerned with the fate of a single dolphin.

star 7.46
105 votes
Directors: Les Landau
Writers: David J. Burke, Hans Tobeason
Photon Bullet

#14 - Photon Bullet

Season 1 - Episode 11

When Lucas visits a communications base populated by a group of young computer experts, a famous computer hacker, who now runs the Node, persuades Lucas to break into the World Bank and divert funds for humanitarian causes.

star 7.45
29 votes
Directors: Steve Dubin
Writers: Michael Cassett

#15 - seaWest

Season 1 - Episode 10

Hitchcock goes into an underwater gold mining colony in order to investigate a distress signal and discovers that the original and rightful owner of the mine and his family are being held hostage by an outlaw and his thugs.

star 7.44
36 votes
Writers: John J. Sakmar, Kerry Lenhart
Knight of Shadows

#16 - Knight of Shadows

Season 1 - Episode 7

When a small team from seaQuest board a ancient sunken ship in order to determine why it went down, they find themselves trapped in a series of very bizarre and supernatural events.

star 7.42
33 votes
Directors: Helaine Head
Writers: Melinda Snodgrass
Whale Song

#17 - Whale Song

Season 1 - Episode 15

A renegade sub is sinking whaling ships, which are in themselves illegal and against their moral judgement, the crew of seaQuest must stop the sub from its mission. Meanwhile, Krieg is on a mission of his own: to have a cheeseburger, despite red meat being outlawed.

star 7.40
32 votes
Directors: Bryan Spicer
Writers: Patrick Hasburgh
Such Great Patience

#18 - Such Great Patience

Season 1 - Episode 20

Things threaten to go terribly wrong when the seaQuest crew discovers a million-year old spaceship. Their only hope is Darwin being the key to bridging the communications gap.

star 7.39
29 votes
Directors: Bryan Spicer
Writers: David Kemper
Greed for a Pirate's Dream

#19 - Greed for a Pirate's Dream

Season 1 - Episode 14

When a top-secret UEO project shows the approach of a catastrophic volcanic eruption, the crew of seaQuest must convince treasure seekers on the island to abandon their lifelong search or face certain death.

star 7.37
33 votes
Writers: David J. Burke, Robert Engels

#20 - Reunion

Season 3 - Episode 12

When SeaQuest docks at a penal colony where the prisoners are enslaved, Henderson recognizes one and inadvertently causes a riot, allowing the inmates to escape--and take hostages.

star 7.36
14 votes
Directors: Anson Williams
Writers: Carleton Eastlake

#21 - Blindsided

Season 2 - Episode 21

When his plane crashes in the South American jungle, Piccolo is kidnapped by a ruthless dictator who he finds out has secretly been creating artificial life forms that have now gone out of control.

star 7.36
14 votes
Directors: Anson Williams
The Fear That Follows

#22 - The Fear That Follows

Season 2 - Episode 3

Extra-terrestrials that are searching for the beginnings of intelligent life are welcomed aboard seaQuest, only to be taken captive by a general determined to have their advanced technological secrets.

star 7.35
26 votes
Directors: Robert Weimer
Writers: Clifton Campbell
Weapons of War

#23 - Weapons of War

Season 3 - Episode 13

The seaQuest is drawn into the dangerous neutral area where the UEO and Macronesian borders meet the territory of a silent and elusive Asian power.

star 7.33
12 votes
Directors: Steve Beers
Writers: Javier Grillo-Marxuach
Better Than Martians

#24 - Better Than Martians

Season 1 - Episode 12

seaQuest is hurriedly dispatched to rescue a crew returning from a manned mission to Mars when their space capsule crash lands in the Atlantic Ocean, but the president of an militarised Asian federation wants them too for his own reasons.

star 7.32
32 votes
Writers: David Kemper, Dan Brecher

#25 - Brainlock

Season 3 - Episode 11

As the world leaders debate the renewal of the UEO charter a number of assassination attempts are made against the delegates.

star 7.31
13 votes
Directors: Fred Keller
Writers: Carleton Eastlake