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Encyclopedia > The Amazing Live Sea Monkeys
The Amazing Live Sea Monkeys character designs by Joe Orlando

The Amazing Live Sea Monkeys was a live-action, television series that aired in 1992, running for only 11 episodes before cancellation. The show focused on Sea Monkeys - Dave (Rob LaBelle), Bill (Peter Pitofsky), Aquarius (Sean Whalen) and their creator, The Professor (Howie Mandel). Others appearing in the short-lived series included Stephen Furst, Gilbert Gottfried, Larry Melman and Vernon Wells. Image File history File links Seamonkeystvshow. ... Joe Orlando was an illustrator, writer, editor and cartoonist who was born April 4, 1927, in Bari, Italy, and died December 23, 1998, in Manhattan. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... External link The Official Sea Monkey Website What are they? Categories: Animal stubs ... Rob LaBelle is an American (born Minneapolis, Minnesota) character actor. ... Sean Whalen (born May 19, 1964) is an American actor. ... Howie Michael Mandel II (born November 29, 1955) is a Canadian comedian and actor, primarily for his roles on sitcoms and television. ... Stephen Furst as Vir Cotto in Babylon 5 Stephen Furst (born Stephen Fuerstein on 8 May 1955 in Norfolk, Virginia) is an American actor, best known for his roles as Flounder in the feature film Animal House (1978), as Gonzer in the feature film Up the Creek (1984), as Dr... Gilbert Gottfried (born February 28, 1955 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American stand-up comedian and actor noted for his grating voice, his Brooklyn accent and his tendency to shout. ... Calvert DeForest (July 23, 1921 – March 19, 2007), also known by his character Larry Bud Melman, was an American actor and comedian, best known for his appearances on Late Night with David Letterman and the Late Show with David Letterman. ... Vernon Wells (born December 30, 1945 in Rushworth, Victoria, Australia) is an actor. ...


The concept of the show derived from the popular Sea Monkeys product, successfully marketed in the 1970s with a series of comic book ads designed and illustrated by Joe Orlando, later Vice President of DC Comics and Associate Publisher of Mad. Produced by CBS, the series aired in the United States and Australia. The unusual character designs derive from the fantasy characters in the ads that Orlando drew for Harold von Braunhut, creator of the product. External link The Official Sea Monkey Website What are they? Categories: Animal stubs ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979. ... Joe Orlando was an illustrator, writer, editor and cartoonist who was born April 4, 1927, in Bari, Italy, and died December 23, 1998, in Manhattan. ... DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ... Harvey Kurtzmans cover for the first issue of the comic book Mad Mad is an American humor magazine founded by publisher William Gaines and editor Harvey Kurtzman in 1952. ... CBS is one of the largest radio and television networks in the United States. ... Harold Nathan Braunhut aka Harold von Braunhut (31 March 1926 - 28 November 2003) was an American mail-order marketer most famous as the creator and seller of Amazing Sea Monkeys. ...


The plot revolved around the notion that the Professor had accidentally enlarged three sea monkeys to human-size, and plotlines followed their ensuing comical ineptness in the world. Each Sea Monkey displayed a certain odd character trait: Aquarius could not keep a secret, Bill was afraid of rabbits and Dave would grow excited at the sound of polka music.


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The show aired on a Saturday each week


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The Amazing Live Sea Monkeys is a live-action, television series that aired in 1992, running for only 11 episodes before cancellation.
The plot revolved around the notion that the Professor had accidentally enlarged three sea monkeys to human-size, and plotlines followed their ensuing comical ineptness in the world.
Each Sea Monkey displayed a certain odd character trait: Aquarius could not keep a secret, Bill was afraid of rabbits and Dave would grow excited at the sound of polka music.
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