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For questions about "seaQuest DSV" (also known as seaQuest 2032) an American science fiction television series set in the near future. It ran for 3 seasons between 1993 and 1996.

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Candle wax on the porthole?

SeaQuest DSV Knight of Shadows (time stamp 18:00) Chief Engineer Hitchcock says to that she's found a porthole sealed with candle wax. Is this even possible on a sunken ship? Wouldn't candle wax be ...
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Why does SeaQuest only have two sub-fighters available?

In the third season of SeaQuest DSV (renamed SeaQuest 2032), the SeaQuest receives a complement of SF-1 Spectre sub-fighters due to the heightened hostility of the time. However, it seems that ...
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What's the story behind SeaQuest DSV being inspired by or derivative of Star Trek?

I may have watched a few episodes when it first aired, but I otherwise don't know much. But it seems possible that SeaQuest DSV borrowed heavily from Star Trek. Ensemble cast On a ship SF adventures ...
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Do we ever find out what happens to former SeaQuest crew members?

I know we see Benjamin Krieg again in Season 3 of SeaQuest (renamed SeaQuest 2032), but do we ever learn what happens to the rest of the cast, such as Dr. Kristin Westphalen or Katherine Hitchcock? ...
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What was the concept behind the communication in the episode Such Great Patience?

What was the concept behind the communication between... Also, in relation to the above question they said that dolphins were the most intelligent species on the planet a million years ago. If man ...
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What is the concept behind silicon magnetics in the episode Such Great Patience?

How was the (non-holographic) holographic alien supposed to be able to move through solid material? They mentioned a theory with "silicon magnetics" but it went over my head.
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What is the significance of seaQuest's registry designation (DSV 4600)?

seaQuest's registry / hull number is DSV 4600. Typically, hull numbers are sequential (there are indeed exceptions, but this is generally true). In the show, the first seaQuest (destroyed at the end ...
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Why were certain third-season episodes of seaQuest aired out of order?

In the seaQuest 2032 season 3 episode "Spindrift": However, in "Brainlock", aired after Spindrift According to Wikipedia's List of seaQuest DSV Episodes, the episode numbers and ...
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What happened to Deep Angel?

A number of years ago, there was a fan fiction site called Deep Angel. It started off as a seaQuest fan fiction story called seaFire ASV, but the story evolved into its own unique canon, featuring a ...
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