The Man from Atlantis (1977)

Genres - Adventure, Science Fiction  |   Run Time - 96 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this TV pilot that spawned a brief series on NBC during 1977-78, Patrick Duffy plays the title character--an amphibian/human, equipped with gills--who washes up on shore and is taken to the hospital to recover. When the American government finds out his identity, it recruits him to help in the recovery of a secret submarine.

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scuba-diving, swimming, alien [not human], beach, doctor/nurse, mission [quest], Navy, sea, sea-monster, sports, submarine, Superhero, undersea