The BEST episodes of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Every episode of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea!
Join the crew of the Seaview aboard their super high-tech submarine, where no mission is too dangerous and no threat is too deadly, be it enemy agents, mad scientists, deadly sea creatures, or impending nuclear disaster.
#1 - The Sky's On Fire
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 1/23/1966
Cruising for days under the ice, Seaview surfaces to find the sky is ablaze thanks to the Van Allen belt catching fire. Nelson races to Washington to confer with fellow scientists and hatches a plan to detonate a nuclear device into the atmosphere and extinguish the fire. Weber, a Fellow scientist, feels they should do nothing and allow the fire to burn out. Nelson disagrees and takes Weber and two others aboard Seaview to decide the course of action as the sub races to the firing point. However, Weber is determined to stop Nelson and is willing to kill to do it!
#2 - Turn Back the Clock
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/26/1964
A lush, tropical, verdant paradise in the South Pole? Living dinosaurs? Such fanciful ideas must surely be the ravings of a madman. Or perhaps not, as Admiral Nelson soon discovers. The question is, will he and Crane survive their trip to a lost world?
#6 - Hail to the Chief
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 12/28/1964
Injured in a fall, the President of the United States is in desperate need of surgery -- and the operation must be kept secret. Naturally, Seaview is chosen as the best place for the operation. An enemy agent, taking the place of the doctor who would have used a radiological device on the President, will attempt to kill the Commander-in-Chief with a deadly ray. Will she be discovered in time to save the President?
#7 - The Terrible Toys
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/16/1966
Seaview is investigating a UFO. Along the way, they pick up a shipwrecked old man -- almost always a bad omen when our gallant crew finds a castaway! The bedraggled fellow has a sack full of strange, frightening toys capable of murder, and of destroying the submarine. Turns out the alien ship needs to melt down Seaview's hull for fuel. Nelson and Crane do their best to foil the aliens' plans before it is too late.
#10 - Deadly Waters
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/30/1966
Captain Crane rescues a diver from a wrecked atomic sub. He turns out to be Kowalski's brother, Stan, a Navy diving specialist. When the Seaview needs his help in getting off the ocean floor, Stan is not up to the job.
#11 - Submarine Sunk Here
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/16/1964
Damaged by an explosion from an old mine field, Seaview takes a dive to the ocean floor. Listing dangerously, running out of oxygen, having to deal with fire and flood, the crew can do nothing but wait for help. But will help arrive in time?
#14 - The Price of Doom
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/12/1964
A husband and wife Antarctic research team is killed by an experiment on plankton gone wild. Seaview arrives to investigate and take plankton samples. Soon the submarine is in danger of succumbing to the horrible, slimy growth. Nelson, Crane and crew face another problem: one of the three scientists on board the sub is an enemy agent.
#15 - The Mist of Silence
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/5/1964
On a rendezvous mission, Crane and several crewmen are drugged into unconsciousness on a deserted yacht. Waking up in a South American prison, the men are taken out to the courtyard, one per hour, and executed. All will die unless Crane breaks his oath and confesses what he cannot. Will Nelson's rescue mission succeed? Will the country in question survive the machinations of the evil man who wants to take over?
#16 - Deadly Creature Below!
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/9/1966
Seaview rescues two men adrift at sea, only to discover they are escaped prisoners intent on not returning to prison. While they attempt to hijack the sub, an undersea creature surfaces to menace the Seaview.
#17 - Hot Line
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/9/1964
A Soviet satellite has crashed into the sea and its nuclear reactor must be disarmed before it causes a disaster. Two Soviet scientists come aboard Seaview to carry out the work -- but one of them is an imposter.
#18 - Eleven Days to Zero
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/14/1964
A gigantic tidal wave will destroy much of the civilized world, but Admiral Harriman Nelson has a plan to stop it -- Seaview will set off a nuclear explosion at precisely the right time and place. Evil forces seek to destroy Nelson before he implements his plan -- in the chaos following the tidal wave, they hope to take over the world! Seaview's original Skipper is killed and it's Lee Crane from the US Navy to the rescue.
#21 - The Mermaid
Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 1/29/1967
As the Seaview conducts a marine census, Captain Crane spots a mermaid. He brings her aboard and falls under her spell. A sea creature follows the mermaid and proceeds to cause big trouble on the sub. The problems are compounded when the Seaview is ordered to disarm a nuclear device that has been planted off the coast of California.
#22 - The City Beneath the Sea
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/21/1964
While investigating the disappearance of research ships in the Aegean, the Seaview is damaged by a bomb. Captain Crane goes ashore, and pretends to be a diver for hire. The Captain meets an ex-diver, now a mute due to a tragic accident, who claims to have seen a "city beneath the sea". Crane gets hired by the "bad guy", but his cover is soon blown. He is taken prisoner and nearly loses his life.
#24 - The Shape of Doom
Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/6/1966
Dr. Alex Holden is hunting a gigantic whale in which he has injected an experimental growth serum. It turns on the doctor and destroys his boat, killing his crew. He is rescued by Seaview, which was on route to plant a nuclear device to blast an undersea channel. Dr. Holden obsesses over getting his swallowed equipment from the whale when it turns and comes at the sub, swallowing the bomb as it is being lowered! Nelson cannot detonate the bomb, as the president's carrier is in the area. The nearly insane Dr.Holden steals Nelson's remote detonating device and threatens to blow up the whale if he's not permitted to get samples of the whale.