Sea Hunt

1958, TV Show

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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 Full Article

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Season 1, Episode 39
Mike discovers an important manganese deposit, but an ambitious young geologist, sharks, and an approaching hurricane threaten to silence him before he can inform the government.

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Free | Hulu Aired: 9/27/1958

Season 1, Episode 38
The murder of a telephone company employee leads Mike to an underwater cable that is being tapped to access top-secret research conferences.

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Free | Hulu Aired: 9/20/1958

Season 1, Episode 37
Mike investigates reports of a sea monster off the coast of Mexico.

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Free | Hulu Aired: 9/13/1958

Season 1, Episode 36
Mike is hired by an insurance company to investigate the sinking of a freighter, but a murder indicates that someone doesn't want him to complete his task.

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I remember a show from the ...

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: January 04, 1958, on Syndicated
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Premise: Underwater tales that made for one of the most popular syndicated series of its time, and, as TV Guide remarked in 1959, `an epic so watery that Lloyd Bridges' colleagues tell him they have to drain their TV sets after watching his show.' Its mix of action beneath the ocean surface and plotlines involving Mike Nelson saving people and solving crimes made for a major hit that resurfaced in 1987 with a remake starring former TV Tarzan Ron Ely.

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