The Captain's Report

November 18, 2001 Santa Barbara, CA. Vol. 1 No. 10
The Captain's Report, a new feature of The Captain's Log, is a weekly newsletter bringing the latest news of the Seaview and her crew...

Late Edition
The Captain's Report is being put to press a little late this week. The news director was out most of Saturday and spent the evening thinking about the upcoming celestial event. The meteor "storm" was going to be visible early Sunday morning between 4 and 6 AM. So, after setting the alarm for 4AM, I went outside for a while... staring upwards. Even with the street lights in the area, limiting my view of a dark sky, I was able to spot almost 40 "shooting stars" in about 15 minutes. Was well worth the time... but today I'm imagining what the event would have looked like from the deck of the Seaview... hundreds of miles off shore... with the total darkness. Would have been great! Next meteor shower in about eighty years... hope it will be WARMER the next time!

Bill Gates a Fan?
After all these years, it has been revealed that Bill Gates of Microsoft fame was, and is, a fan of Voyage. In an interview with the Captain's Report, he revealed his favorite part of the Seaview was the "windows" ... thus the name of his operating system. Thanks Bill...

Weekly Poll
Last weeks poll involved your favorite non-human monster... this weeks poll then (of course) would be for your favorite "human" villain. by private email. Results to be included in next weeks Captain's Report.

Global Warming (part 10)
Morton and Kowalski watched as the light coming from the void brightened. It began to rise from the depths, so brightly, as if to give the appearance of a sunrise. The men watching from the Seaview had to shield their eyes from it. As the light source rose clear of the crevice, Kowalski could see what appeared to be a cable descending from it. The light moved towards the Seaview, closing in on the dangling cable that once held the diving bell with the Admiral aboard. As the light engulfed the broken cable there was a blinding flash. The call came from the missile room, "Mr. Morton, Sir... There is tension on the diving bell cable. It's impossible, but I think we've got the bell, Sir" Morton called out his order, "Haul it in, NOW!" as he ran for the missile room....

Dear Captain, I am a successful businessman with over twenty years service to my company. Yet every day when I enter the company lunch room and open my Voyage lunchbox, my fellow associates give me the weirdest looks. Why do you think this is happening? singed "Confused in Ohio"

Dear Confused, I think the looks you are getting are not "weird" as you think, but instead looks of "envy" from your fellow workers who can only dream of bringing their lunch to work in such style!

Additional VCR Alert
Love Boat Tue 27 8:00 PM TVLand

Lady from Sunshine Gardens/Eye of the Beholder/Bugged, Passengers include a self-pitying blind woman (Leslie Uggams), a gentle farmer (David Hedison), an almost-divorced man (Dick Martin) and a nudist. Crew: Gavin MacLeod, Ted Lange, Bernie Kopell, Fred Grandy, Lauren Tewes.


Poll Results
Last week, you were asked for your choice of your favorite "non-human" monster that had created havoc aboard Seaview. Final count was...

  • The Mummy 4 votes
  • The Whale 2 votes
  • Four tied with 1 vote each
  • Living Organism from Cradle of the Deep, The "growing" monster from outer space, The Heat Monster and the Mermaid's "Manfish"

All on Sci-Fi Network

  • 11/19 DEADLY CLOUD
  • 11/22 (NO EPISODE)
  • 11/23 (NO EPISODE)

Check local listings for times... Spotted errors last week, corrected this issue... sorry...

Reporters Wanted
Could use a little help here...

Reporters are being sought for future articles in the Captain's Report. Submissions can be made by private email. Stories can be fact... or pure fantasy... your choice. Please keep your articles between 50 to 100 words for consideration.


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