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Roy Scheider dead at 75

by Bob Sassone, posted Feb 11th 2008 7:11AM

Roy Scheider - SeaquestHe's best known for his role as Police Chief Martin Brody in the first two Jaws films, but Roy Scheider had a long television career as well.

He played Captain Nathan Bridger on Seaquest DSV in the mid-90s, and also had a regular role on Third Watch. His other TV appearances included spots on Law and Order: CI, Cannon, Saturday Night Live, Coronet Blue, Love of Life, The Edge of Night, and the TV movie Assignment: Munich. His other film roles include All That Jazz (a role that got him a Best Actor Oscar), The French Connection (an Oscar nomination), Klute, Marathon Man, Sorcerer, The Men's Club, Naked Lunch, The Peacekeeper, The Rainmaker, and two movies that are still in production, Dark Honeymoon and Iron Cross.

He died on Sunday in Little Rock, AR at age 75.

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The Five: Under the sea

by Richard Keller, posted Jul 29th 2006 8:02AM

The Five: Under the SeaWith the announcement that the unaired pilot of Aquaman would become a downloadable video courtesy of iTunes I began to ponder all of the television shows that took place, or featured characters that lived, under the sea. After some extensive research (about five minutes) I discovered that there weren't many. So, as a public service to you, the dedicated TV Squad reader, I present the following list of underwater shows. Please put on your wet suits.

Surface: This on the list first because it was the most recent show telecast that featured underwater creatures. Only lasting one season on NBC (despite a strong fan base) the show starred Lake Bell as an oceanographer who is attacked by an unknown life-form in the Pacific Ocean. After that initial encounter, things go a little bonkers on planet Earth, including stars falling from the sky into the water, and unknown creatures washing up on public beaches. A cliffhanger episode was aired at the end of the first season, but was left up in the air due to the show's cancellation.

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New TV on DVD releases today/tomorrow

by Keith McDuffee, posted Dec 26th 2005 12:40PM
Every Tuesday morning here on TV Squad (Monday this week, since there are more releases today than there are tomorrow), we will highlight the week's TV-on-DVD releases. Some noteworthy releases today, December 26, 2005:

  • seaquest dsv logoNowhere Man - The Complete Series
  • SeaQuest DSV - Season 1
  • The Shield - Season 4
  • Tracey Takes On... - The Complete 1st Season
  • The Twilight Zone - Season 5: Definitive Edition

Tomorrow:

  • America's Funniest Home Videos - Best of Kids and Animals
  • Criss Angel Mindfreak - The Complete Season 1
  • Sunday Morning Shootout -  Executive Shuffle / And The Oscar Goes To...; The Best Of Season 1; The New Breed Of Leading Men / Women In Film; The Triple Threat - The Directors

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