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Sealab 2021 

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The drama of an oft-doomed aquatic colony and its personnel, who hate each other.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ellis Henican Ellis Henican ...  Derek 'Stormy' Waters 42 episodes, 2000-2005
Brett Butler Brett Butler ...  Dr. Quentin Q. Quinn / ... 42 episodes, 2000-2005
Bill Lobley ...  Jodene Sparks / ... 41 episodes, 2000-2005
Kate Miller ...  Debbie DuPree 41 episodes, 2000-2005
Erik Estrada ...  Marco Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar Gabriel Garcia Marquez / ... 35 episodes, 2000-2005
Harry Goz Harry Goz ...  Captain Hazel 'Hank' Murphy 31 episodes, 2000-2005
Adam Reed ...  Virjay / ... 21 episodes, 2000-2004
Chris Ward Chris Ward ...  Hesh Hipplewhite / ... 19 episodes, 2000-2005
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Storyline

Deep below the ocean's surface, looms a vast, magnificently high-tech compound: Sealab. A multi-national scientific station with an annual budget in the trillions, dedicated to the research and exploration of man's final frontier - Sealab's crew is charged with exploring the possibility of underwater colonization. As the Earth's surface, by this time, has gotten just generally crowded, hot, and icky. However, as most government-funded agencies usually are, Sealab is manned by a motley collection of malcontents and screw-ups who were unfit for work in the private sector. They really don't get any research done, but instead spend their time bickering among themselves. Or just plain goofing off. The crew have manipulated their luckless leader, Captain Murphy, into submission, and are content to ride the government clock, raking in fat, hazardous-duty paychecks. Written by Matt Thompson

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Feel that deep water pressure!


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Official Sites:

Adult Swim | Adult Swim [UK]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Laboratório Submarino 2021 See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Trivia

The Bebop cola machine has the following sodas (all of which are puns on famous jazz musicians): Root Bird, Gilberto Grape, Artie Shawberry, Kiwi Holliday, Peachmo, John Cola-Trane, Don Wild Cherry, Vince Guavaldi, Dave Bruberry, Cab Colaway, Dexterade, Nina Lemone, Mango Reinhardt, Getzberry, Fizzy Gillespie, Marian McPineapple, Or'ngette Coleman, Mingus Dew, Plain, Diet Plain. See more »

Goofs

In "Butchslap", when Quinn is doing his demonic laughter, his lips move more as though he is speaking rather than laughing. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Quentin Q. Quinn: That's not in the budget! How are we paying for all this?
Sparks: Selling pot.
[pause]
Sparks: ...Holders.
[pause]
Sparks: ...Made of hemp.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of "All That Jazz," one credit read: "Special NO thanks to Erwin the Intern. P.S. You're fired." See more »

Connections

Follows Sealab 2020 (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Águas de Março (Waters of March)
Written by Antonio Carlos Jobim
Performed by Elis Regina and Antonio Carlos Jobim
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Bizaaarrroooo, I love you, biiizzaarroo...
8 February 2004 | by HarvSurfSee all my reviews

Cartoon Network's dedicated team of lunatics, misfits and stoners at Adult Swim take hold of a staid, stodgy ancient cartoon (SeaLab 2020) and move it one year on to where the crew are bored, listless, and borderline insane...

Dodgy animation loops blend perfectly with edgy humour (Sparks: "Like veal. But with BABIES. I'm talkin' reaalll baby back ribs here...") and the show pokes fun at just about every cartoon standard.

Best of all is their take on the "evil twin" shtick, when the hideous mutant Bizarro versions of the crew show up. Simple yet genius - please let Adult Swim loose in the UK...


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