Opening opine by President John F. Kennedy:
It’s because, ah, we all came from the sea, and it is interesting biological fact, that all of us have in our veins, the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean. And therefore, ah, we salt in our blood and sweat and our tears. We are tied to the ocean. When we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail, or to watch it, that we are going back to once we came.
The opposing submarine is described as the “Delta 4 – Pirate Submarine.”
The seaQuest’s remote probes that are called W.S.K.R.S (pronounced "whiskers") stands for Wireless Satellite Knowledge Retrieval System.
Technical Consultant Bob Ballard was credited, but did not give an ending comment on this pilot episode.