Ocean Girl

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Episode Guide

  • Specials
    • No episodes have been added for this season of Ocean Girl.
  • Season 1
    • 8/29/94
      8.4
      In order to continue her research on whales, Dianne Bates is assigned to ORCA. She arrives there to do the research with Dr Winston Seth. Her two sons, Jason and Brett, have to go, too. Although younger brother Brett finds the underwater research station exciting, Jason is not happy about the change in scenery. Jason is given the job of tagging a whale, but fails to do so when he sees a girl in the ocean. His mother doesn't believe his story and feels he sabotages it on purpose.moreless
    • Set Adrift
      Episode 2
      9/5/94
      8.5
      Vanessa Lane comes to ORCA and ends up in the same class as Jason. Brett, Zoe and Froggy play a trick on Vanessa and she gets back at Brett and leaves him in a broken boat out at sea. A storm comes up, so they can't search for him. He strands on Neri's island and meets Neri, and tells Jason about her when he comes back.moreless
    • Wall Of Death
      Episode 3
      9/12/94
      8.6
      After receiving his boat license, Jason is assigned the task of marking a driftnet, which gives him and Brett the opportunity to search for Neri. Zoe and Froggy try to obtain candy bars.
    • The Earthquake
      Episode 4
      9/19/94
      7.6
      Vanessa and Jason go out on a mission with the boat but Neri warns Jason that an earthquake is coming, so they return. Commander Lucas gets angry but the earthquake is for real and Damien and Lee get stuck in a room leaking water. Froggy pulls a trick with the computer called HELEN which stands for Hydro Electronic Liaison Entity 3000 to try to get them out.moreless
    • Human Tears
      Episode 5
      9/26/94
      8.2
      Brett's birthday party proves to be a big hit with his friends but Brett is disappointed when he doesn't receive a gift from his father (his parents are divorced). Following a heated argument between Dianne and Commander Lucas over the acquisition of new equipment for Dianne's research, Winston suggests that they should make an effort to be nicer to one another. Talking with Froggy and Zoe about divorce and stepparents, Brett gets the idea that there may be a relationship at work between his mother and Commander Lucas, especially when he sees how nice they are being to each other of late. Brett's belief seems to be validated when he finds himself being given a private tour of the bridge by Commander Lucas, during which he decides to casually mentions some unsettling details about his mother hoping to disinterest the Commander. After saving Jason from a shark while swimming near her island, Neri tells Jason her life story—that which she remembers.moreless
    • 10/3/94
      8.7
      Jason's frequent use of the boats without completing the tedious, long forms each time results in Commander Lucas banning him from the boats for a week, which would take away Brett and Jason's chance to see Neri. Brett worries that Commander Lucas and his mom are being too friendly, leading Brett to lie to Commander Lucas about his mother,and then to his mother (Dianne). Commander Lucas alters Dianne's request for equipment and only provides her with half of what she needed--she says "just one is usless!" Brett and his friends high five each other after Dianne and Commander Lucas have a fight over the equipment request; they believe that Brett has dodged a bullet: he worries Commander Lucas could become his new stepfather! A pair of eager developers arrive on ORCA unannounced but with documents, expressing an interest in a nearby island-Neri's.

      Jason volunteers to be their guide on their visit to the island. Before the trio leave ORCA, one of the developers loses his wallet. Jodie wants a $40 tan cream so she can get the attention of a new boy in ORCA. When she finds the wallet, she tries to return it, but the developers are already on the surface. Realizing his wallet is missing, the developer tells the Commander. Jodie "borrows" $40 from the wallet, thinking she'll replace it when she gets her allowance-and then she'll give the wallet back. In the end, the busybody Vanessa finds out that Jodie took the wallet. Vanessa loans Jodie the money so she can turn in the wallet; in return, Jodie must spy on Jason and Brett for Vanessa. Once on the island Jason and Neri develop a plan to scare the developers away from the island. The developers must deal with bees, hands grabbing them from beneath the water, eerie noises, a missing Jason, spiders, snakes, and a crocodile! They fall to their knees in thankfulness when the helicopter finally arrives for them!
      At the end, Neri expresses interest in meeting other people and says that maybe she should see Jason's world. Jason tells her it's not safe and not a good idea.moreless
    • Toxic Waste
      Episode 7
      10/10/94
      8.9

      Neri tells Jason about a toxic spill in the ocean that is making Charley sick.When Jason is reprimanded for leaving during an important project, it is up to Lee, Brett, Froggy and Zoe to prove to Commander Lucas that the spill exists.

    • Day Pass
      Episode 8
      10/17/94
      8.8

      Neri decides that she wants to visit ORCA. Jason and Brett hope that she won't be there long to arouse suspicion. However, Neri's visit does not go exactly to plan.

    • Romance
      Episode 9
      10/24/94
      8.6
      As the kids are preparing for their shore leave to Port Douglas, Neri makes a surprise visit that forces Jason and Brett to take her with them.

      Damien invites Neri to see a movie but the experience frightens her and she runs off. On her own, Neri meets a young boy and helps him retrieve a stolen bracelet.

      Returning to ORCA, Jason and Lee find themselves alone but Commander Lucas' arrival makes for an awkward moment. Neri asks Brett what kissing is like and when he suggests she try it, she does-with Damien.

      Dianne and Winston come to the conclusion that Charlie is actually communicating with the small animal that accompanies him (Neri) but Dianne is not happy by Jason's lack of interest in the success of her research.moreless
    • Major Breakthrough
      Episode 10
      10/31/94
      8.4
      New monitoring equipment allows Dianne and Winston to hear Neri's communications with Charlie but when the tag on Charlie stops working Dianne must go out and replace it. Using the songs of Charlie and Neri, Dianne and Winston are able to attract Charlie to their location. Dianne runs out of oxygen while diving but is rescued by Neri who is forced to reveal herself to Dianne and Winston in the process. When Dianne's research is faced with being shut down, Neri replaces the lost transmitter on Charlie enabling her research to continue.moreless
    • Industrial Spy
      Episode 11
      11/7/94
      8.5

      Dianne asks Neri to help with her research on whales. Arrangements are made for Neri to stay on ORCA but as Dianne's work with Neri continues. Brett, Froggy, and Zoe chase after a spy who has been sneaking around in Dianne's lab.

    • Neri's Secret
      Episode 12
      11/14/94
      8.0
      The spy takes the stolen whale recordings back to Dr. Hellegren at UBRI—Hellegren wants to be the first person to communicate with whales. Dianne's tests on Neri reveal a remarkable telepathic ability. Dr. Hellegren uses the stolen recordings to lure Charlie into an isolated bay bounded by an electrified net. Dianne readies Neri for her first dance but upon hearing Charlie's calls for help, Neri rushes out midway through. Curious as to why someone would steal recordings of whales, Commander Lucas decides to look into Dianne's research and discovers all about Neri.moreless
    • Tough Decision
      Episode 13
      11/21/94
      9.4
      Jason and Brett round up their friends to help rescue Charlie, but Jason must also tell them the truth about Neri.

      Dianne destroys all of her research on Neri after Commander Lucas tells her that he will have to file a report on Neri.

      The kids infiltrate the UBRI command post and are able to release the net and free Charlie.

      A blood test done on Neri indicates that she is not human. Lee convinces Commander Lucas not to file his report.

      Leaving with Charlie on his annual migration, Neri tells her friends to watch for her return.moreless
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