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While en-route to a USO concert with a singer on board the crew encounters some strange mythological spirits. Once they arrive at the island, they discover it to be a very large pyramid. Within the pyramid they find the spirit of Neptune.
|Episode credited cast:|
|Roy Scheider||-||Captain Nathan Bridger|
|Jonathan Brandis||-||Lucas Wolenczak|
|Don Franklin||-||Commander Jonathan Ford|
|Rosalind Allen||-||Dr. Wendy Smith|
|Edward Kerr||-||Lt. James Brody|
|Michael DeLuise||-||Tony Piccolo|
|Ted Raimi||-||Lt. j.g. Timothy O'Neill|
|Marco Sanchez||-||Sensor Chief Miguel Ortiz|
|Kathy Evison||-||Helmswoman Lonnie Henderson|
|Dawn Robinson||-||Sarah Toenin|
|Frank Welker||-||Special Vocal Effects (voice)|
|Rest of cast listed alphabetically:|
|April McCarrick Brunning||-||Bridge crew (as April McCarrick)|
At 22:06 Dagwood says "A horse is a horse" to which Piccolo replies "Of course of course". These are the lyrics to the musical theme of the TV show " Mr. Ed" which tells of a talking horse.
This episode first aired in 1995. At 42:39 Commander Ford, an African American, hypothesizes that he might want to run for President in 20 years. 20 years after the airdate Barack Obama was in his second term of office.
The video montage beginning at 24:38 includes the following images: an astronaut's space walk, a helicopter over Viet Nam, "We shall overcome" banner for equal rights for African Americans, JFK, Mahatma Ghandi, an atomic bomb, US military raising the American flag on Iwo Jima, Hitler, Babe Ruth, the Wright brothers' Flyer, the Acropolis, Egyptian pyramids, Stonehenge, icebergs, battling dinosaurs from an old movie, and more.
The character Sarah Toenin's name is a riff on serotonin which is a monoamine neurotransmitter. At 11:27 Henderson discusses this with Dr. Smith.
At 23:08 Henderson is transformed into a woman with snakes in her hair aka Medusa in Greek mythology.