Flipper

1995, TV Show

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Set in Bal Harbor Institute, a marine mammal research facility set in the beautiful Florida Keys, where ground-breaking studies are being conducted on dolphin behavior. Home to Flipper, one of the most loved TV characters of all time.

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Following credits shot underwater, Chuck Connors narrates the introduction, not all shot in the Florida Keys, setting up the original Flipper, 1963, starring Luke Halpin as Sandy.

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A fisherman in the Florida Keys opposes his son's friendship with the dolphin Flipper (1963), the movie that led to the 1960's TV series.

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Big scene as Sandy (Luke Halpin) discovers Flipper (the dolphin Mitzi) really wants to play, alarming his mother (Kathleen Maguire) in the original Flipper, 1963.

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Question: I remember a show from the early- to mid-'70s called Primus. It was sort of a Sea Hunt knockoff, but it got me into scuba diving. Can you tell me more about this show, such as who was in the cast and the years it aired?


Answer: That's why I'm here, Kevin. Actually, Primus, a syndicated show produced in 1971, was more than just a Sea Hunt knockoff — it was a younger sibling of sorts. Producer Ivan Tors, who created the series, was also behind Sea Hunt and Flipper.

Carter Primus (Robert Brown), the title character, was an adventurer who, aided by submersible robot Big Kate, mini-sub Pegasus and other sundry gadgets, earned his living under the sea. Pal Charlie (Will Kuluva) and assistant Toni (Eva read more

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Premiered: October 01, 1995, on Syndicated
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: An updated batch of family-friendly tales about another brainy dolphin named Flipper pairs him with marine biologist Keith Ricks (who was young Bud in the original '60s show). The series underwent major changes for its second season, holding over only one cast member (two if you count Flipper) as love led Keith to Hawaii. It was further revamped a year after its syndicated run when it resurfaced on PAX, where it was retitled `Flipper: The New Adventures.'

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