TV Cream

TV: M is for...

Marine Boy

JAPANESE CARTOONERY featuring the eponymous unnamed briny-basher battling deadly “foes” such as Captain Kidd and Dr Slime, all the while staying alive by – of course – chewing oxygen-rich gum. Had a pet white dolphin called Splasher, a fish called Cli Cli, and mermaid mate called Neptina. Dad was Dr Mariner, boss of Ocean Patrol, yet another organisation (see THE MAN FROM ATLANTIS) dedicated to ensuring the sea wasn’t filled with communists or such like.



  1. ansonort

    October 1, 2009 at 12:25 pm

    Not sure why, but this programme used the scare the be-jazzus out of me!

  2. johnnyboy

    May 21, 2011 at 12:09 am

    and ne’er was mentioned the spiffing theme tune: all oriental wordless harmonies intermixed with a spangly electro-guitar plonking that geniunly sounded not-of-this-Earth at the time. Up therw ith the Robinson Crusoe theme and frequently was on a Sat morn @ 9am.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

To Top