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Man From Atlantis, The (NBC 1977-1978, Patrick Duffy, Alan Fudge)

Man From Atlantis

 

Scifi drama series The Man From Atlantis was about the web footed and web handed (and last remaining survivor from the city of Atlantis) Mark Harris who is washed ashore in California, rescued by Dr Elizabeth Merrill, he is then drafted into the Foundation For Oceanic Research (for whom Merrill also works) here he uses his specials talents to tackle all manner of threats to the worlds oceans.

Harris could only survive out of water for a maximum of twelve hours, the teams headquarters were an undersea craft called the ‘Cetacean’. Recurring villain was the evil Mr Schubert. The first four episodes were all feature length.

Harris could only survive out of water for a maximum of twelve hours, the teams headquarters were an undersea craft called the ‘Cetacean’. Recurring villain was the evil Mr Schubert. The first four episodes were all feature length.

production details
USA / NBC – Solow / 17 episodes 3×100 minute episodes 1×75 minute episodes 13×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 25 September 1977 – 25 July 1978

Producer: Herman Miller / Executive Producer: Herbert F. Solow / Music: Fred Karlin / Special Effects: Tom Fisher

cast
PATRICK DUFFY as Mark Harris
BELINDA J. MONTGOMERY as Dr Elizabeth Merrill
ALAN FUDGE as C.W. Crawford
VICTOR BUONO as Mr Schubert
ROBERT LUSSIER as Brent
RICHARD WILLIAMS as Jomo
J. VICTOR LOPEZ as Chuey
JEAN MARIE HON as Jane
ANSON DOWNES as Alan





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