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The television series Sea Hunt was about a scuba diver known as Mike Nelson, who was played by Lloyd Bridges and involved his exploits of various adventures underwater. In the episodes, Lloyd Bridges does most of the narrations needed for the series which gave the episodes a sense of being similar to a radio program. At the time the series aired, scuba diving was relatively new and many new things were being added to the sport of scuba diving. The majority of the episodes involved Lloyd Bridges being called in for projects being done by the government that had sunk at sea or helping to locate sunken treasure. In the episode 60 Feet Below, a Navy jet pilot crashes into the ocean and Mike Nelson is called to locate and mark where the plane sank. When he gets to the plane and sends the marker to the surface, he realizes that the pilot is still alive and trapped inside of the plane. There were many different actors and actresses who appeared on the series. Among the actors were Lloyd Bridges's two sons Jeff and Beau Bridges. Jeff Bridges only appeared in four episodes as Boy and his brother Beau appeared in two episodes as Warren Tucker. Other actors included Leonard Nimoy and Larry Hagman. Hagman played the role of Alex Kouras in three episodes and Nimoy was in eight different episodes as Hoya Saboteur. The series was created by James Buxbaum, who was also the associate producer, writer and first story editor of the series. Courtney Brown was the technical adviser for three episodes involving deep sea diving and the supervisor for 113 episodes involving diving operations. During the time the show was aired there were eleven different directors. Leon Benson directed 95 episodes, which is the most episodes directed by one director. The series was filmed in black and white and shown in a thirty minute time slot allowed for it to be shown weekly.