Carter Primus is an undersea troubleshooter working out of Nassau who deals with a lot of risky situations either on land or under the sea. Many of the Primus plots hinge on finding a scientific way to make a rescue or trap the raiders of the deep sea.The Primus theme song was "The Man And The Challenge", Composer: Warren E. Barker.

Episode Info

Final: 1x26 -- The Net (Jun/09/1972)

A man stricken with nitrogen narcosis disappears into a shapeless eerie ocean mass. Primus swims to investigate. Bill Bolton, an ex-frogman(Dan Chandler) is dying in an underwater habitat. The only doctor who can perform a tracheotomy to save him, has never made a descent. Carter Primus (Robert Brown) and Charlie Kingman (Will Kuluva) guide the doctor (Mike Road) 320 feet undersea, but the doctor develops nitrogen narcosis and Primus must perform the tracheotomy himself.
Robert Brown (1)Robert Brown (1)
As Carter Primus
Will KuluvaWill Kuluva
As Charlie Kingman
Will KuluvaWill Kuluva
As Charlie Kingman
Eva RenziEva Renzi
As Toni Hayden
Eva RenziEva Renzi
As Toni Hayden

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1x2: Deepest of the Deep recap: "Deepest of the Deep." Nicola (Susan Oliver), a girl friend of Primus steals an untested, underwater breathing device, which can bring a diver from the ocean floor to the surface in twenty minutes instead of the normal five hours. Unaware that the breathing unit has been mechanically altered, and is lethal if used, Nicola attempts the dangerous test dive... read more.

Creator: Andy White (2), Tim Michael (2)
Producer: Ivan Tors, Tim Michael (2), Andy White (2)
Main Title Theme: Warren Barker
Stunt Double: Reed Parham
Underwater Photography: Ricou Browning

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Recurring Guests

Henry Darrow as Jorge (6 eps)
Chris Robinson (1) as George (4 eps)
Chris Banks (1) as Alan Sawyer (4 eps)
Dan Chandler as Bill Bolton (4 eps)
Susan Oliver (1) as Nicola (3 eps)
Mike Road as Dr. Pemberton (3 eps)
Michael Phillips (2) as Kevin Brown (3 eps)
Bill Williams (1) as Ambassador Fremont (2 eps)
Nico Minardos as Jelal Zara (2 eps)
Frank Schuller as Redman (2 eps)

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Type: Scripted
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama
Status: Canceled/Ended
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 22, 1971
Ended: August, 1972
• Gefahr Unter Wasser (Used In Germany)
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