Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Premiering August 18, 1985 (see entry #127891 for details on the first episode), the 5-part TV documentary series Oceanquest top-billed former Miss America Shawn Weatherly as a deep-sea diving trainee. Accompanied by veteran undersea cameraman Al Giddings, Weatherly travelled to various bodies of water throughout the globe, in search of adventure. The second 60-minute installment of Oceanquest, airing August 25, 1985, found Weatherly and Giddings swimming in the waters near Baja, California, Newfoundland and Australia. They observe sundry dangerous sea-life specimens, ranging from the manta ray to the octopus. Evidently Shawn Weatherly was a quick study: within four years, she was starring as a lifeguard on the immensely popular TV weekly Baywatch.