Hostages of the Deep is the fourth produced episode and the thirty-seventh broadcasted episode of the series Stingray.
An aquatic alien captures an ex-WASP admiral and his wife in order to get his hands on Stingray
On the Island of Low, lives the retired Admiral Henry and his wife Milly. Then a Marine agent called Gadeth takes them hostage. He tells them that he intends to destroy Troy Tempest and capture Stingray.
Back at Marineille, Commander Shore is telling Troy, Phones and Marine that Admiral Henry has called requesting Stingray’s help. Also the Admiral used the word vigour in his message, which is the Marineville code for “it’s a trap”.
Gadeth, still thinking that the crew of Stingray no nothing of what’s going on, he gets Henry and Milly to enter his vessel. Stingray arrives at the island; Troy and Phones go ashore leaving Marina on board alone.
They reach the shore and head towards the house, but Troy suspects something. So he sends in a toy fish on wheels by remote control. Once it enters, the house explodes, they see Gadeth’s ship speed away from the island. Troy and Phones heads back to Stingray, once they are on board they chase after Gadeth.
Gadeth takes his ship into the tunnel, unfortunately it’s too small for stingray. Troy and Phones begins to bicker on whether to take the Aqua Sprite or the underwater suits. During this, Marina secretly goes into the tunnel.
Troy and Phones go after her, wearing underwater suits. When she reaches the end of the tunnel, she gets captured by Gadeth and tied up. He asks her what is Troy Tempest’s plan, but Marina would not answer.
Soon Troy and Phones reach the end of the tunnel and manage to capture Gadeth and free Marina, Henry and Milly.
- Troy Tempest — Don Mason
- Phones Sheridan — Robert Easton
- Atlanta Shore — Lois Maxwell
- Commander Sam Shore — Ray Barrett
Guest Voice CastEdit
- Admiral Henry Carson — David Graham
- Milly Carson — Lois Maxwell
- Gadeth — Ray Barrett
- Marin — David Graham
- Power Plant — Ray Barrett
- Toy Fish — David Graham
- This episode was later used in the compilation released video titled Invaders From The Deep
- This is the first appearance of the Monocopter.
- Gadeth's submarine was previously used as a space ship in the Fireball XL5 episode, Invasion Earth.
- It seem quite odd that there would be only one pair of footprints on the island.
- Gadeth first pronounces his name as Gay-deth, but later say Gad-eth.
- Troy uses the Surface Video Scan (SVS) but afterwards says "Down SVC".
- While Gadeth is watching Troy and Phones on his video screen in his submarine, there is no fish on Phone's lap.
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