Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea/Leviathan

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Season 2, Episode 8
Airdate November 14, 1965
Production Number 8211
Written by William Welch
Directed by Harry Harris
Produced by Irwin Allen
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Leviathan is the eighth episode of the second season of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, and the fortieth episode overall.

Starring: Richard Basehart (Admiral Harriman Nelson), David Hedison (Captain Lee Crane)

Guest Star: Karen Steele (Cara)

Additional Cast: Liam Sullivan (Dr. Anthony Sterling), Terry Becker (Chief Sharkey), Allan Hunt (Riley), Del Monroe (Kowalski)

and Bob Dowdell (Chip Morton)


Plot Overview

Dr. Anthony Sterling has discovered a fissure that goes straight into the Earth's mantle at the bottom of the ocean. However the fissure causes sea life and the Doctor to grow to gigantic proportions. There is foul play afoot from the lovely Cara, who proves she’s worth her "salt".



Arc Advancement





The Show

Behind the Scenes

  • Two of the guest stars are memorable for appearing on Star Trek.
Karen Steele was Eve McHuron in Mudds Women.
Liam Sullivan was Parmen in Plato's Stepchildren.

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments